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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  • Date Starts Sunday, October 31, 2021
    Ends Saturday, November 6, 2021

    6 nights
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DEEPEN   RESPITE   AWAKEN  
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness.

In-Person: To attend this retreat in-person at Big Bear Retreat center please click here to register.

This meditation retreat is offered to everyone who is interested in the intersection of the Buddhist teachings of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness and MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction), MSC (Mindful Self-Compassion), or other Mindfulness-Based Interventions.

This is a great retreat for clinicians, other professionals and caregivers who teach mindfulness, those who are interested in eventually teaching mindfulness, or simply anyone for their own curiosity of the subject. Contemplation of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness supports and enriches the practice at every stage along the developmental path of practice.

Caring for others can become exhausting when we don’t pause to nourish the heart and mind. Through exploration of the Four Foundations, practice deepens as burdens of caregiving diminish. A silent meditation retreat can offer just the right medicine to awaken, or re-awaken, your purpose as a teacher.

The retreat will be held primarily in noble – companionable- silence with daily deepening instructions, loving kindness and compassion practices and small group check-ins with the teachers. Each day has periods of guided and unguided meditations, walking meditations, and we suggest a daily mindful movement practice.

A familiarity with formal meditation practice is assumed.

Schedule:
starts Sunday October 31st – 6:00pm PT for the US Welcoming Ceremony and 17:00 UTC for the European Welcoming Ceremony
ends Saturday November 6th -11:00am PT / 13:00 UTC

Meal Times:
8-9:30am PT / 15-16:30 UTC
12:30-3pm PT / 19:30-22:00 UTC
6-7:30pm PT / 1:00-2:30 UTC

Please note this retreat meets the requirements for participants in Jack Kornfield + Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification program through Sounds True. 

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Continuing Education Units (optional):
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 theAmerican 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 16 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. 16 CE credit may be applied to your license renewal throughthe 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 of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 16 contact hours.

Note: CE finalization has been submitted and is currently pending. To purchase CEs click here. 

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Dana/Generosity: The registration fees cover admin fees only. There will be an opportunity at the end of the retreat to give dana to the teachers. Thank you for your support!

 

Pricing Options
Class Fee $545
Class Fee with CEs $620

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.

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 request financial support.

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

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