Outside Events

Other practice opportunities with our teachers

Beth Mulligan

You can find most of Beth’s outside teaching schedule here: Mindful Way Calendar

5 Night Residential Retreat in Joshua Tree. Jan 2 – Jan 7, 2018. Designed to support practitioners of all levels in cultivating and deepening your practice. This Silent retreat is co-sponsored by the UMASS Center for Mindfulness and Mindful-Way.


Larry Yang

You can find information on Larry’s national teaching schedule here: www.larryyang.org

Larry also teaches regularly at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA and at East Bay Meditation Center, Oakland, CA.

Cheryl Slean

You can find information on Cheryl’s outside teaching schedule here: www.amindfullife.org

Cheryl also teaches regularly at Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society in Los Angeles, CA.

Ian Challis

You can find information on Ian’s outside teaching schedule here: www.ianchallis.com

Afternoon MBSR Class beginning October 19, 2017.  Join ICD teachers Beth Mulligan and Ian Challis for this Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – MBSR course near Palm Desert, CA.

Learn simple techniques, including Mindfulness meditation, to harness the power of the mind-body connection to de-stress and unwind in a healthy productive way. 8 Thursday afternoons, beginning Oct 19th – Dec. 14th (no class Thanksgiving – 11/23) with an all day retreat Nov 18th.

This is the original 8-week MBSR-Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program, as devised by Jon Kabat-Zinn and is designed to teach participants how to understand and work with the mind-body connection in order to reduce stress and improve self regulation. The program provides training in a variety of mindfulness techniques, including mindfulness meditation instruction, and relaxing body awareness practices and gentle yoga type exercises.

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Ian also leads the weekly Desert Meditation Group, in Rancho Mirage, CA.