IMS Teacher

Sharon Salzberg

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Concentration and Insight

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IMS Teacher

Sharon Salzberg

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Concentration and Insight

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Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness, and Real Love, her latest release by Flatiron Books. Acclaimed for her humorous, down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and hosts her own podcast, The Metta Hour, with 70+ episodes. For more information, visit www.SharonSalzberg.com.

Insight LA • EQUANIMITY • Daylong Practice

February 2 (at) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Insight LA (at) First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA
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San Francisco • CULTIVATING BALANCE • Evening Talk

February 8 (at) 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies (at) California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco • EQUANIMITY IN CHALLENGING TIMES • Workshop

February 9 – February 10
California Institute of Integral Studies (at) California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, CA
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NIZUC Resort, Mexico • MELA • Weekend Retreat w/ Will Kabat-Zinn

February 21 – February 24
The Path (at) NIZUC Resort, Mexico
Cancun, Quintana Roo
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Rubin Museum • MINDFULNESS MEDITATION • Lunchtime Series

February 27 (at) 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Rubin Museum of Art (at) Rubin Museum of Art
New York, NY
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Kripalu • HEART PRACTICES FOR CHALLENGING TIMES • Retreat with Krishna Das

March 1 – March 3
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health (at) Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health
Stockbridge, MA
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London Insight • LOVINGKINDNESS • Daylong Workshop

March 16 (at) 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
London Insight (at) King Alfred School
London
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London Insight • EQUANIMITY FOR CHALLENGING TIMES • Daylong Workshop

March 17 (at) 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
London Insight (at) King Alfred School
London
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ADM Paris • MINDFULNESS • Evening Conference

March 22 (at) 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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ADM Paris • MINDFULNESS • Weekend Workshop

March 23 – March 24
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1440 Multiversity • REAL LOVE: KNOW YOURSELF • Weekend Retreat

April 12 – April 14
1440 Multiversity (at) 1440 Multiversity
Scotts Valley, CA
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Louisville, KY • FESTIVAL OF FAITHS • Weekend Conference

April 25 – April 27
Festival of Faiths (at) Kentucky Center for the Arts
Louisville, KY
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Maui, Hawaii • SPRING ON MAUI RETREAT • with Ram Dass & Krishna Das

May 1 – May 6
Ram Dass Love Serve Remember (at) Napili Kai Beach Resort
Lahaina, HI
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Buddhafest LA • INTEGRITY AS A PATH TO HAPPINESS • Daylong Workshop with Sylvia Boorstein

June 2 (at) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Buddhafest (at) UCLA Young Hall
Los Angeles, CA
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10% Happier with Dan Harris—Sharon Salzberg

Salzberg talks with ABC News’ Dan Harris on his livestream podcast show about how overcoming childhood trauma and becoming a renowned meditation teacher.

Featured Books

Real Love by Sharon Salzberg
Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection
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Love Your Enemies: How to Break the Anger Habit & Be a Whole Lot Happier
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Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace
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Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience
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Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness (Shambhala Classics)
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The Kindness Handbook: A Practical Companion
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Do the good that’s in front of you, even if it feels very small.

Sharon Salzberg