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
  • Dates
    • Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT

Refund and Event Policies

mPEAK (Mindful Performance Enhancement, Awareness & Knowledge) is an 8-week intensive course in mindfulness training for those who seek to draw upon this proven practice to achieve their goals, both personal and professional, as well as attain new levels of performance and success.

The foundation of this program is based on the highly respected and empirically-supported Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program created by Jon Kabat-Zinn Additionally, mPEAK incorporates elements of sports psychology, positive psychology and specific exercises formulated to correspond to recent neuroscientific findings and related research regarding optimal performance.

The mPEAK program was developed in conjunction with the US National BMX Cycling Team in 2014, as a collaboration between the coaches of the team, UC San Diego neuroscientists Drs. Lori Haase and Martin Paulus, and the UCSD Center for Mindfulness leaders Executive Director Dr. Steven Hickman and Managing Director Allan Goldstein.

During the 8-weeks participants are encouraged to pay close attention to their daily life, moment by moment through a series of exercises and meditations to help develop self awareness, getting in touch with their inner critic and learning to find new creative ways to better their performance and succeed.

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Describe the theory and research supporting mPEAK
Use skills to motivate themselves with encouragement rather than self-criticism
Apply core mindfulness exercises into daily life
Demonstrate simple mindfulness and mPEAK practices with patients, students, or clients
Describe the central role of mindfulness meditation practice for fostering peak performance in the regulation of emotions and behaviors
Articulate the rationale for an ongoing mindfulness meditation practice to derive full benefit from the mPEAK program

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Schedule:
  • Session 1 Tuesday February 2 – Intro to Mindfulness & Performance
  • Session 2 Tuesday February 9 – Interoceptive Resilience (Recognition and regulation of the sensations of stress and performance anxiety)
  • Session 3 Tuesday February 16- Performance Stories (Recognition and regulation of unhelpful thinking and mind wandering)
  • Session 4 Tuesday February 23 – Priming for Flow (Getting out of your own way, trusting your training and performing naturally and spontaneously)
  • Session 5 Tuesday March 2 – Working with Pain & Difficulty (Allowing physical or emotional pain rather than distracting, avoiding or repressing)
  • Session 6 Tuesday March 9 – Your Inner Coaches (Cultivating compassionate rather than critical inner self talk around mistakes or failure)
  • Session 7 Tuesday March 16 – Strengths in Balance (Leveraging personal character strengths without becoming attached or identified)
  • Session 8 Tuesday March 23 – Living With Intention (Applying a mindful approach to goal setting)

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    Continuing Education Hours: 

    Psychologists: Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 20 CE credit.

    California licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs: Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 20 CE credit may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if CE credit is accepted.

    Nurses: UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board ofRegistered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 20 CE credit.

Pricing Options
Class Fee $650
Class Fee with CEs $725

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.

You’ll see the financial support options after clicking the Register Now button.

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.

For payment plan requests, please email support@insightla.org.

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