Nurturing Spirit, Society, & Soil

Learn. Serve. Transform.

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.

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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:

Karen Newton: Resilience, Connection, and Compassion

Practical Tips for Mindful Parenting in a Pandemic

Mindful Vulnerability: Age and Wisdom in the Face of COVID-19

Black Soil: Honoring a Legacy, Cultivating A Future for Black Farmers

Join our Facebook or YouTube pages where we are sharing guided meditations from Earth & Spirit Center meditation instructors. We are now sharing guided meditations on our website.


Lift up Lou has begun as a public service by the City of Louisville. The Earth & Spirit Center are frequent contributors, every Monday evening at 7pm. Here are the links to join:




Info on upcoming courses and events: 

In light of the rapidly unfolding coronavirus pandemic, we are making many changes to our programming:

  • Enneagram Class – Register here
  • Racial Equity Class – Register here
  • Racial Healing 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.  


Why Meditate?

Meditation can benefit your daily life in many ways.

Upcoming Events

There’s always something going on at the Earth & Spirit Center.

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We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops.  There’s definitely something for you!

Spiritual Support

If you’re looking for spiritual support or a frequent meetup with like-minded friends, there’s a community here for you.

Parents, Kids, & Camps

It’s never too early to start experiencing the benefits of mindfulness and compassion.

Community Night Dinner

Share a meal and learn something new at our Community Night Dinner.

Upcoming Events

Would you like to have more insight into what makes you and others tick?  Ever wonder why others see the world so differently than you do? The Enneagram is a tool that can help you understand differing personality types and how they relate to each other.  Learn how it can help you bring more wisdom, insight, and patience into your personal and professional relationships. 
This 10-week course guides participants in telling the truth about the history of racism in the United States, that we might work toward true reconciliation and restoration with one another. Fall 2020 – Special Online Learning Opportunity Respecting the current health guidelines,   Fall 2020 – Special Online Learning Opportunity Respecting the current health guidelines, in Fall 2020 this class will be offered in an interactive online format via Zoom.
This class is a great entry point for anyone who wants to learn how to meditate. Whether you’re battling anxiety, stress or depression, having a hard time focusing, seeking spiritual growth, or simply want to feel better and be more present, this class teaches the basics of establishing a mindfulness meditation practice that can have remarkable physical, psychological and spiritual benefits. You’ll learn how to quiet your mind, get your ego in check, and live a more fully present life. This Zoom class actually makes this otherwise large class into an exclusive opportunity to study meditation in a small group setting (enrollment limited to 24 people per session), with strong community support, and with a close personalized relationship with the teacher.

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