Financial Support

Our mission is to make all of our programs accessible. Every fee-based offering has a limited number of pay-what-you-can spots available to support self-identified people of color, members of marginalized groups (queer people, transgender people, and  people with disabilities) and those in financial need (those for whom the cost to attend is not financially possible). 

These spots are offered on a first come, first served basis. Please pay at the highest level you can afford. In order for this support to be available, we rely on those who can afford to pay the full price to do so.

Find out if spots are available by clicking REGISTER NOW on the event you are interested in.

In the event that these spots have been claimed and you’re interested in attending please email support@insightla.org to be added to the financial support waitlist.

In addition, we offer Payment Plans in a variety of amounts and durations (ie: If the class is $100 you can make 2 monthly payments of $50 or 4 monthly payments of $25). For payment plan requests, please email support@insightla.org

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. If you cancel, we apply a 5% credit processing fee and the refunded amounts are listed below:

Drop-in Classes 

>24 hours – 95% Refund

<24 hours – No Refunds

Class Series

>7 days – 95% Refund

<7 days – No Refunds


Non-Residential retreats 

>7 days – 95% Refund

<7 days – No Refunds

 

Residential Retreats 

> 8 weeks

   95% refund

4-8 weeks

    50% refund

2-4 weeks

    20% refund

< 2 weeks

    No Refunds

 

Special Events

>7 days – 95% Refund 

<7 days – No Refunds

 

Trainings & Study Programs 

> 8 weeks

   95% refund

4-8 weeks

    50% refund

2-4 weeks

    20% refund

< 2 weeks

    No Refunds

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  • Location Online
  • Experience Levels All
  • Date Starts Saturday, December 3, 2022
    Ends Sunday, December 4, 2022

    1 night
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Refund and Event Policies

NOTE: Due to teacher illness, this retreat has been moved to online-only. Thank you for your understanding as we navigate these conditions!

Join InsightLA senior teacher Melissa McKay for two days of practicing Metta meditation. Metta means friendliness, benevolence or lovingkindness. It is called a liberating practice because when metta is there, it frees the mind from fear, worry, doubt, anger and annoyance and many other afflictive emotion.

It is possible to develop in any human heart and in this two day retreat, we will be doing just that. The benefits of metta practice are vast and the emphasis will be on practicing so that we can experience the many benefits for ourselves.
 

Schedule PT:
Saturday:
9am: Welcome/ Opening meditation
10am: Walking meditation
11am: Sitting meditation
12pm: Lunch/ home duties
2pm: Sitting meditation
3pm: Walking meditation
4pm: Dharma Talk
5pm: optional continued practice for the evening

Sunday:
9am: Guided sitting meditation
10am: Walking meditation
11am: Sitting meditation
12pm: Lunch/ home duties
2pm: Sitting meditation
3pm: Walking meditation
4pm: Dharma Talk
5pm: optional continued practice for the evening

If you have not participated in an online retreat before, you can read about how to set up your space here

Pricing Options
Class Fee $150

Register Now

Financial Support

Our mission is to make all of our programs accessible. Every fee-based offering has a limited number of pay-what-you-can spots available to support members of marginalized groups (people of color, queer people, people with disabilities) and those in financial need (those for whom the cost to attend is not financially possible).

These spots are offered on a first come, first served basis. Please pay at the highest level you can afford. In order for this support to be available, we rely on those who can afford to pay the full price to do so.

In the event that these spots have been claimed and you’re interested in attending please fill out this intake form to apply for financial support or a payment plan.

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