Financial Support

We are committed to providing opportunities for all people to participate in our programs. We are able to offer payment plans for students who request them.  Approximately 50% of programming is donation-based, pay what you can. If you are interested in attending an offering that is tuition-based and are not able to afford the cost of the class, we offer financial support to reduce the fee of the class on a first-come first-served basis. 

We have funding allocated for People of Color (POC), Queer people, folks with serious medical conditions, and young adults (age 18-24). Funding is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Funding is budgeted per class, retreat or event and because of high demand, can run out quickly.   

Safety 

We work to protect the safety of all students. We reserve the right to remove any student from any class, sitting group, retreat, or any event if the student is disruptive to the safe learning environment we maintain for all.

Cancellation & Refunds

We reserve the right to cancel a class or special event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If InsightLA cancels an event you’ve registered for, you will be offered a full refund. If an event has to be postponed for any reason, you will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer your registration to the same event at the new, future date.

Drop-in Classes 

>24 hours – Fully refundable 

<24 hours – No Refunds – Credit given if requested or donation to InsightLA

 

Class Series

>7 days – Fully refundable 

<7 days – No Refunds – Credit given if requested or donation to InsightLA


Non-Residential retreats 

>7 days – Fully refundable 

<7 days – No Refunds – Credit given if requested or donation to InsightLA

 

Residential Retreats 

> 8 weeks

    Full refund

4-8 weeks

    50% refund

2-4 weeks

    25% refund

< 2 weeks

    No Refunds

 

Special Events

>7 days – Fully refundable 

<7 days – No Refunds – Credit given if requested or donation to InsightLA

 

Trainings & Study Programs 

> 8 weeks

    Full refund

4-8 weeks

    50% refund

2-4 weeks

    25% refund

< 2 weeks

    No Refunds

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  • Location Santa Monica Meditation Center
  • Experience Levels All
  • Dates
    • Friday, September 6, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Friday, September 13, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Friday, September 20, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Friday, September 27, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Friday, October 4, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Friday, October 11, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Event Policies

Deepen and enliven your practice of self-compassion right in the thorny realities of your own life.

This class offers an extended opportunity to practice and integrate the self-compassion skills you learned in Mindful Self-Compassion or any other similar class.  Together with a small group of fellow travelers on the path, you can experience losing the path and finding it, as we humans do, with flexibility and kindness.

Together, we will: 

  1. Start each class with a formal guided meditation
  2. Take time to speak with mindful kindness about what we noticed in the meditation
  3. Address the issue for the week
  4. Consider the practice for the coming week

In the process, we will address your questions about actually practicing MSC when at work, with our families, friends, and most of all, with yourself!

This class promotes give-and-take between members, to address living dilemmas we can all learn from. Homework will be suggested each week

Weekly Topics

  •    Welcome back to practicing Self-Compassion. Where are you now? What are you hoping for?
  •     Find or remember our motivating values to enliven our hope; self-compassion in the face of inner and outer barriers
  •     Look at where we most need self-compassion in our everyday lives
  •     Savor the good while living with difficult emotions
  •       Practice trusting our limits as we care for others
  •       Consider what support will work best for your continuing practice

Pricing:

Sustaining rate (This allows for additional support beyond the base cost to help offer financial support to others in need.)

Base rate (This is the base cost to participate in this program which includes paying teachers and operating costs of the center.)

Subsidized rate (This rate is reserved for those in financial hardship and for members of marginalized groups who request additional support.)

Pricing Options
Subsidized $140.00
Base $180.00
Sustainer $220.00

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