Springboard Sangha

When Things Fall Apart

An Exploration of Pema Chodron’s Great Work with Brian Arnell We will look at the various topics discussed by Pema in her book, When Things Fall Apart.  This is a topic that is rich with meaning for how we navigate our lives in these times. If you have read the book (or…

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Tools For Mindfulness

a six-week course on meditation and mindful living with Michelle Stortz Learn the physiology of stress and how to alleviate it as well as sleep better, change your habits and live more mindfully. This course will teach you the foundational practices of mindfulness including sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindful movement,…

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A Community Meeting for the Sangha

Saturday, January 28th.  The Springboard Sangha’s Board of Directors will be having a Community Meeting for the sangha on Saturday, January 28th, 3:30-5:00pm, at the studio. The main item for discussion is the process of determining our physical home. We’ll layout what we know – our financial situation, our developing…

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Dhamma of John Cage

Composer and musician (and Springboard teacher) Michael McDermott will lead a three part exportation into the work of composer John Cage and how he was influenced by Zen Buddhism. Sunday Jan 8, 15 and 22, 7:30-9pm.

Mindfulness and White Privilege

An Anti-Racism Seminar for White People Springboard teacher Deborah Cooper, M.Ed. will be co-leading a multi-part seminar about Mindfulness and White Privilege. Fee: $225 (Note new reduced price. Financial assistance also available.) With mindfulness practices we learn how to stay present and sit with what is true and what’s difficult,…

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We Were Made for Times Like These

by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PhD My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the state of affairs in our world right now. Ours is a time of almost daily…

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