Cultivating a Joyous Mind in Troubled Times with Sylvia Boorstein & Heidi Bourne

  • An Intimate Retreat with Sylvia Boorstein & Heidi Bourne

    Cultivating a Joyous Mind in Troubled Times with Sylvia Boorstein & Heidi Bourne

Mar 19th, 2023

Join Sylvia Boorstein and Heidi Bourne for an intimate springtime meditation retreat at Bell Valley Retreat in Boonville, California. Nestled among the serene hills, oak woodlands, and open meadows in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County, enjoy 4 days and 3 nights settling the mind, opening the heart, and renewing the spirit.

Sunday to Wednesday

March 19 - 22, 2023
Bell Valley Retreat
Boonville, California





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Heidi Bourne is a meditation teacher in the Insight Meditation tradition and is the founder and guiding teacher of Pacific Mindfulness. She has been teaching since 2005 in both public and private settings, offering classes, series courses, nature retreats, and resiliency-focused professional programs, and she teaches regularly at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Heidi is especially interested in the integration of the common sense, accessible and timeless teachings of awareness, ethics, and compassion into the complexity of our everyday lives. She is known for her grounded, down-to-earth humor and presence. 

Sylvia Boorstein PhD, has been teaching Dharma and mindfulness meditation since 1985. She is a founding Spirit Rock teacher, a psychologist, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is particularly interested in emphasizing daily life as mindfulness practice and including informed citizenship and social activism as integral to spiritual maturation.

Heather Lear was born and raised with the dharma in a family of Insight Meditation practitioners. She teaches at the intersection of heart-centered dharma, embodiment practices including Radiant Heart Qigong, community-centered racial awakening and DEI work, and serves as the Program Coordinator at Spirit Rock Meditation Center.

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