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We reserve the right to cancel a class or 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.

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95% Refund – the 5% is to cover the cost of our payment processor


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  • Location Online
  • Experience Levels All
  • This class is a donation based class. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
  • Date/Time Saturday, June 3, 2023
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT
  • Next Available Date Saturday 10 June 2023

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Join us virtually every Saturday from 10:00am-11:30pm PT for InsightLA’s Mindfulness and Deep Suffering Affinity & Practice Group – H.O.PE. (Healing Ourselves through the Present Experience).

We come together to meditate and talk about supporting the people in our lives (including ourselves) who may be struggling with deep suffering, hopelessness, helplessness, disconnection, mental health/health challenges, and/or suicidal thoughts.

We will discuss – and practice – the importance of connection, community, and compassion.

There will be a 15-20 minute guided meditation and teaching (recorded), and time for conversation, discussion, and questions (not recorded).

Suggested Donation: $10 


To watch or listen to previous H.O.P.E. Groups: 

H.O.P.E. Youtube Channel 


As always, if you are considering giving up or if you know someone who might be at risk for suicide, please call 800-273-TALK (8255) or dial 988 and visit: 

Since April 2020, the H.O.PE. group has been a refuge and sanctuary for those of us who feel lost at times, without judgement, shame, or pressure.

“The opposite of deep suffering is not just the absence of suffering. The opposite of deep suffering is connection.”  

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