We’re the largest provider of bricks-and-mortar mindfulness instruction in the entire central United States. Experienced, qualified instructors teach rigorous non-credit courses on a variety of meditation topics for beginners through veteran meditators.
Courses generally meet once a week and range from four weeks to ten weeks. You can start at any time: fall, January term, spring, May term, or summer.
This one-year, 100-hour program will equip you to guide and facilitate basic mindfulness and compassion practices. Ideal for therapists, social workers, mind-body practitioners, and others, this holistic curriculum of non-credit monthly weekend seminars provides personal enrichment and professional development that will help you share the benefits of mindfulness with others.
In addition to learning about meditation, we offer you opportunities to bring contemplative awareness into other aspects of your life. These weekly courses help you engage in issues of social justice and compassion as well as connecting with and caring for the Earth.
The spiritual journey shouldn’t and can’t be travelled alone. We offer a variety of monthly gatherings for spiritual community, in which our faculty members provide spiritual guidance, lead group meditations, answer questions, and explore compassion, men’s and women’s spirituality, and other topics in a safe, supportive environment.
Meditation isn’t just for grown-ups! Children and teens can learn and greatly benefit from basic mindfulness practices. From summer camps to short workshops to school field trips to 10-week programs, we provide resources for kids, parents, grandparents, and educators to learn more about meditation, compassion, and mindful awareness of the natural world.
Outdoor mass meditations during Derby week, monthly community dinners, seasonal retreats, pop-up meditations around Louisville, and a variety of other events help you form community with others, grow deeper in your spirituality, and bring contemplative awareness to all aspects of your life.
A series of local bus tours – available on demand for groups – help awaken you to environmental and justice issues facing Louisville, as well as demonstrating hopeful solutions to social and environmental challenges. If you want to see the world, we lead regular international trips so you can experience the culture, meet the people, and explore the lands of Kenya and Tanzania.