Summer of Love! Discovering the Boundless Heart

  • From Generosity to Empathy

    Summer of Love! Discovering the Boundless Heart

Jul 25th, 2019

What makes a meaningful life?...
What is the most important thing?...
What do you know to be true?...

Drawing on the teachings of the Buddha, we’ll take a deep dive into the practices of generosity, loving-kindness, compassion, joy, equanimity and empathy as the doorway into answering these vital and poignant questions. Come join us online for this lively and timely exploration!

Course Includes:

  • 6 Interactive Sessions weaving together guided meditation, teachings, discussion, breakout groups and Q & A
  • Video & Audio Recordings
  • Zoom Chat Notes
  • Summary Handouts
  • Dharma Buddy Groups
  • Teacher Support: optional private session (details in registration)

Dates & Times:
Dates: 6 Thursday Evenings, July 25 to September 5 (No Class August 22)
Times: 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom (a fabulous way to bring us together from wherever we are in real time). Login instructions provided upon registration.

Everyone is meditation experience is necessary. Just bring your curiosity and your kind heart!

$180 to $275
Paying at the higher levels includes supporting others to participate along with one private session with Heidi or Heather. 

Scholarship support is available for this course. Apply Here.

Prior to July 18, $20, July 19 to 24, $30.
No refunds on or after July 25 or for missed classes.

Pacific Mindfulness is committed to increasing access to the teachings and practices of awareness, generosity, compassion, and wisdom. In this spirit, most of our courses and retreats offer some financial support. We are steadfastly dedicated to offering programs that help protect, support, and expand the well-being of ourselves, each other, and our environment.

We ask you to join us in this effort by making a contribution to the Community Scholarship Fund either with your registration or at any time. With heartfelt thanks for your generosity!


Heidi Bourne, RN, CMF is a meditation teacher in the Insight Meditation tradition. She has been guiding groups and individuals in public and private settings since 2005, and from spring to fall offers wilderness meditation retreats. Heidi holds certification in mindfulness facilitation from UCLA, is a member of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, and is a guest teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She has a background in nursing and has been a small business owner in Arcata, California for 30 years.

Heather Lear, MA was born and raised with the dharma in a family of Insight Meditation practitioners. She teaches at the intersection of dharma and community-centered antiracism with an emphasis on heart practices, and serves as the Program Coordinator at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Heather is currently in Spirit Rock’s Advanced Practitioners Program, and is a graduate of East Bay Meditation Center’s White and Awakening in Sangha, Awakening Joy Teacher Training, and Radiant Heart Qigong Teacher Training. Her approach to sharing the dharma is inspired by her awe of and love for wild nature, international experience in 40+ countries, and ongoing training as a lifelong student of the dharma in motion through a wide range of embodiment practices.

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