9940 Westwanda Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210  Map It

Location Notes:  

  • You will be turning on to Westwanda Dr. from Benedict Canyon Dr. 
  • In 0.1 mile you’ll arrive at 9940 Westwanda Dr. and you will see an InsightLA wooden sign pointing up the graveled driveway that leads up a hill. 
  • Follow the driveway up to the top of the hill and park at the top on your left. 
  • Please pull in as far as you can, as some cars will need to be double parked. 
  • If you arrive and don’t see spots available on your left, you can drive straight past the metal fence and park on the left after the sheds.  Please park as far back as possible so that more cars can fill in behind you.
  • You will enter the house via the winding stone stairway closest to the garage.  You’ll see an InsightLA sign pointing up the staircase to the entrance.  At the top of the stairs on your left, there is an area with cubbies to leave your shoes.

Please do not block the garage of the house, the cars parked in front of the garage, or block the driveway that leads to the road. You can follow this parking guide to allow best use of the space. 

When carpooling is encouraged: Offer or Join a ride on the ride share sign up located on the event page. Overflow Parking: There is 2-hour parking at Will Rogers Memorial Park and unrestricted parking on Shadybrook Drive (then carpool to 9940 Westwanda Dr).

What to bring: 

  • dress in layers (to add or remove) and bring a blanket or shawl for your own comfort
  • cushion and/or props. some cushions and chairs are available if you need.
  • socks as you’ll be removing your shoes at the door. 
  • hat and a reusable water bottle (with ice for hot days) or a sealed mug.
  • For daylongs and longer, please bring a lunch as there are no food establishments nearby. There are two refrigerators available for use. 

Cell reception:  Most cell phone carriers won’t have reception at this house. There is free wi-fi available.

Accessibility:  This location is not wheelchair accessible.  There is a flight of stairs up to the entrance of the building.


Date
Programs and Classes

Teachers

Length

Experience Levels

Benedict Canyon Retreat House Benedict Canyon Wednesday Community Nights

Wednesday
February 21, 2024
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM PT
Buddhist Teachings (Single Class)

Experienced, Introductory

Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) Chanting & Bowing: Listening to the Sounds of the World with Ease

Saturday
February 24, 2024
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
February 25, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
March 3, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)
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Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) Trusting and Resting in Your Own Heart

Saturday
March 9, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
March 10, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) The Power of Insight: A Daylong Retreat

Saturday
March 16, 2024
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
March 17, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
March 24, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) The Wise Heart: A Mindfulness and Lovingkindness Daylong Retreat

Sunday
March 31, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
March 31, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
April 7, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
April 14, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
April 21, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)
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Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) Clear Seeing: A Weekend Vipassana Retreat

Friday
April 26, 2024

3 days 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Multi Day Retreat)

Hybrid Youngish Adults (20s, 30s, 40s) Practice Group

Sunday
April 28, 2024
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Affinity Groups (Single Class)

Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) Breaking the Spell of Anxiety

Saturday
May 4, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)

Benedict Canyon Retreat House Embodying Ecological Grief and Gratitude

Sunday
May 5, 2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)
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Benedict Canyon Retreat House (En persona) Confiando y Descansando en Tu Propio Corazón

Saturday
May 11, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Single Day)
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Benedict Canyon Retreat House (Hybrid: In-Person) Clear Seeing: A Weekend Vipassana Retreat

Friday
May 31, 2024

3 days 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM PT
Non-Residential Retreats (Multi Day Retreat)

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