• Classes

  • Drop-In Sitting Group

    Mindfulness Meditation classes are for anyone interested in sitting with a group in supported silence. Instructions and guided meditations focus on developing mindful awareness, wisdom and compassion. Anyone of any background is welcome, both experienced and new meditators alike. No sign-up is necessary.

  • Everyday Mindfulness for Everyday Life

    Mindfulness and meditation give us the skills and resources to cultivate a clear mind, a kind heart and the ability to transform reactivity to discernment and responsiveness, especially in challenging times.  

    Over the course of seven weeks, we'll explore mindfulness of the breath & body, thoughts & emotions, loving-kindness & ethics, and empathy & forgiveness from both secular and Buddhist perspectives. Each class includes guided & silent meditation, in-depth practice discussion and some interactive practices.  

    Beginning and veteran meditators welcome!   


    None. Please come with the willingness and curiosity to begin a meditation practice or refresh an existing one. 


    Fall, 2018 - Stay tuned for dates!
    Arcata Core Pilates
    901 8th Street in Arcata

  • Refuge & Renewal:Connecting Contemplative Practice to Daily Life

    Over the course of these afternoon retreats, we’ll explore how the development of our inner lives directly connects with and influences what we do every day - personally, interpersonally and in our communities. It’s where the rubber meets the road, where we experience the fruits of our practice.

    Each afternoon will include sitting and walking meditation, a talk, gentle yoga and interactive practices. We'll be joined by special guest yoga teachers Janine Melzer and Emily Trutt.

    Come join us. Sink into an afternoon of peace and stillness and let the mind settle, the heart open and the body relax.

    Customize these retreats to fit your schedule. Join us for either or both retreats!

    Sunday Afternoons
    April 22 and May 6th
    Tosha Yoga, Arcata

    Apr 22nd, 2018
  • A Summer Day of Silence in Nature

    Join us for a summertime daylong retreat! Held in the comfort of supported silence among tall trees and sunlight, our day will include sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement, and plentiful food. Bring a cushion, a yoga mat or even a camp chair. Come enjoy a day of simplicity, silence, and beauty.

    Time, Date & Place
    Sunday, July 15, 2018
    8:30 to 5:00
    Private Home in Fieldbrook

    Fee: $95
    includes a full lunch and light morning & afternoon snacks

    Special Guest Movement Teacher:
    Christine Fiorentino

    Financial assistance is available, apply for a scholarship.


    Jul 15th, 2018

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