We’re a nonprofit, interfaith spirituality center devoted to teaching contemplative practices like mindfulness, meditation, and deep connection to the natural world. Through educational programs and hands-on engagement, we work for the flourishing of individuals, communities, and all of the creatures that form the sacred communion of the living Earth.
Please click here for a list of resources that we have created and curated for cultivating mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Earth & Spirit Center content to help you navigate COVID-19 with mindfulness and equanimity:
Earth and Spirit Podcasts related to COVID-19:
Info on upcoming courses and events:
In light of the rapidly unfolding coronavirus pandemic, we are making many changes to our programming:
- Community Conversations – Register here
- Racial Equity Class – Register here
- Racial Wounds Class – Register here
- Med 1 Class – Register here
- Basic Mindfulness for Stress Resilience – Register here
- Mindfulness Mentors off-site programs via Zoom.
Please revisit this page frequently for relevant updates.
In the following video, Fr. Joe Mitchell, our founder and lead meditation instructor, will introduce you to mindfulness meditation and its physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits.
If you’re looking for spiritual support or a frequent meetup with like-minded friends, there’s a community here for you.
It’s never too early to start experiencing the benefits of mindfulness and compassion.
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