What makes a meaningful life?
What do you know to be true?
What is the most important thing?
Come join us for an inspiring exploration of enduring everyday heart practices that support and engage our lives with clarity, balance, and love. Drawing on the Buddha's teachings of the Paramis (the Perfections of the Heart), each session includes meditation, a talk, and time to talk with each other.
Grown out of the foundation of mindful awareness, the topics include: Generosity, Ethics, Letting Go, Wisdom, Energy, Patience, Truthfulness, Determination, Lovingkindness and Equanimity.
DATES & TIMES:
5 Monday Afternoons
4:00 to 5:30 pm PT
March 4th to April 1st
Online via Zoom
$135 - $185
Offering fees at the higher levels helps others who would otherwise not be able to attend.
Financial assistance is available for this course. Apply here.
Everyone is Welcome
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 ask you to join us in this effort by making a contribution to our Community Scholarship Fund with your registration. Your generosity supports those who might not otherwise be able to attend. Our heartfelt thanks for your consideration!
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 offering classes, series courses, nature retreats, trauma-informed and resiliency-focused professional programs, and teaches regularly for Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She holds certification in mindfulness facilitation from UCLA, trauma resiliency from the Trauma Resource Institute, and is a member of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. 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. She has a background in nursing, 35 years in small business ownership, and lives with her family in northern California.