Live Online Class at WorldwideInsight.org

Live Online Class at WorldwideInsight.org

Caverly Morgan will offer a live 90-minute class to a global audience on Sunday, October 1 from 11am-12:30pm Pacific Standard Time. Tune in at WorldwideInsight.org. The class will include a guided meditation, a talk, and an interactive discussion.

Worldwide Insight is a meditation community that you can join from anywhere in the world. Each Sunday, renowned meditation teachers offer meditation instruction, teachings, and live Q&A via video.

Teachings are offered by donation, inviting you to support the teachers you value and the practice you love.

Fall Urban Retreat: Creating Change with an Open Heart

Fall Urban Retreat: Creating Change with an Open Heart

Opening To Life (map)

During these times of societal and global unrest, what does it mean to hold the non-dual perspective that there is nothing wrong? How do we access such an experience without ignoring the reality of what’s in front of us? If there is nothing wrong, how can change occur?

Join Caverly Morgan this fall for a non-residential urban retreat in Portland, OR.

The weekend will include meditations and self-reflective explorations, relational mindfulness exercises, and conscious, compassionate communication skills. We’ll also be exploring mindful movement with Madeline Harmon. 

  • Friday, October 13: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Saturday, October 14: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday, October 15: 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • No experience required. All welcome.

We are deeply committed to being an open and inclusive community, accepting and supporting diversity in age, race, physical and mental abilities, as well as sexual orientation and gender identity. Please let us know how we can fully support your retreat experience.

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Madeline Harmon
As a mindfulness teacher for Peace in Schools, Madeline’s mission is to assist youth in realizing their personal power and cultivating attitudes of loving kindness towards themselves and others. She began her journey with mindfulness through the practice of yoga in 2008. She has worked with K-12 students in schools across the San Francisco Bay Area to help them develop personal mindfulness practices since 2011. Madeline completed her 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher trainings and is currently pursuing her Masters in Social Work. She brings playfulness, loving kindness and openness to her classroom.


Science and Nonduality Conference 2017

Science and Nonduality Conference 2017

Dolce Hayes Mansion (map)

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Caverly will be joining the lineup of speakers at this years Science and Nonduality Conference in October. This powerful event reflects the mission of SAND, which combines science, philosophy, and spirituality to nurture exploration and experience of nonduality. 

This event will be a 5-day immersive experience where leading scientists, philosophers and spiritual teachers gather to explore a new understanding of who we really are, both as individuals and as a society. Join us for 2 days of pre-conference workshops followed by a 3-day conference filled with talks, panels, and optional meditation, performance, dance and musical events.

October 18th: 4pm - 7pm

October 19th: 9am - 10pm

October 20th: 7:30am - 11pm

October 21st: 7:30am - midnight

October 22nd: 7:30am - 6:30pm

 


Collective Awakening: Living from Our Deepest Understanding

Collective Awakening: Living from Our Deepest Understanding

Open Circle Center (map)

How do we live from our deepest understanding? How can we collectively realize an awakened world? Caverly Morgan, former Zen monk, invites you to join her in exploring these vital questions. 

$10-$20 donation (no one will be turned away)

  • October 29th, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

More information coming soon. 

Radical Dharma with Reverend Angel Kyodo Williams

Radical Dharma with Reverend Angel Kyodo Williams

North Portland Yoga (map)

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We are tremendously honored to host Reverend Angel Kyodo Williams who will be visiting Portland to teach for the first time. Partnering with North Portland Yoga, and Radical Meditation for People of Color , this three day retreat is an open facilitation of Radical Dharma, which seeks to deconstruct systems of suffering and prepares us to weigh the shortcomings not only of our own minds, but also of our communities.

  • Friday, November 17th 6-8PM:

Reverend Angel will guest facilitate a special session of Radical Meditation for People of Color (POC) only

  • Saturday November 18th 12-6PM & Sunday November 19th 12-3PM:

Radical Dharma Workshop with Reverend Angel (open to all)

  • Sunday November 19th 4-6PM:

A panel discussion centering voices of Portland's leaders, educators and visionaries of color who, together with Reverend Angel, will share and discuss strategies and ideas surrounding racial equity and social organizing here in Portland. We strongly encourage business owners, administrators, educators and other leaders to attend! (Open to all)

This is an imperative time to develop and sharpen our tools of informed compassion. 


Awakening to the New Year: A Five-Day Retreat

Awakening to the New Year: A Five-Day Retreat

Still Meadow Retreat Center (map)

This retreat isn’t about making resolutions, though it is about intention. It’s about realizing your deepest heart’s desire. It’s about embracing change out of love and passion, not obligation and fear.

Through awareness practice, we remember who we authentically are. We remember what we authentically are. When moving through the world from that recognition, intention manifests differently than when our attention is aligned with the feeling of separation.

From separation, awareness practice is distorted into a self-improvement plan and resolutions are a familiar and painful by-product. This retreat focuses on the alternative.

Join us for an inspiring and empowering journey of self-inquiry on this silent retreat. The retreat takes place from December 27-January 2 at Still Meadow Retreat Center in the tranquil Oregon countryside 30 minutes from Portland. See photos of Still Meadow Retreat Center.

Activities include meditation, group discussions and private guidance sessions with Caverly, as well as mindful movement, guided imagery, journaling, and mindful walking — all within the backdrop of silence.

Early Bird Rates (through October 27th):

$750 – Dorm Room
$850 – Double Room
$1015 – Single Room

No experience required. All are welcome.

We are committed to being an open and inclusive community. We accept and support diversity in age, race, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientation and gender identity. Please let us know how we can fully support your retreat experience.

Koans of the Body, Koans of our Lives - with Suniti Dernovsek

Koans of the Body, Koans of our Lives - with Suniti Dernovsek

Trout Lake Abbey (map)

Join Caverly and Suniti for a unique retreat exploring movement, meditation, and the Dharma. We'll find inspiration in koans — paradoxical anecdote or riddles used in Zen Buddhism to provoke enlightenment.

Historically in Zen, traditional koans are offered to support students in awakening. In this retreat, we’ll see how our own bodies and lives provide the koan forms. Exploring koans of the body, we'll uncover the heart's inherent stability. We'll rest into the non-dual, compassionate nature of reality. Inquiring into the koans of our lives, we'll see how our direct, everyday experience can be the source of awakening.

On this retreat, you'll learn diverse tools that strengthen your capacity to listen to — and be intimate with — internal and external landscapes. You'll learn embodied practices that include: ways of becoming totally still; transitions to resting postures; and expansive movements for entering the aliveness and inherent wisdom of the body and the universal mind.

Yoga students and teachers will learn new movement patterns and techniques. Meditators will benefit from the marriage of stillness with artful movement practices. Together, we'll unpack and explore the koans of our bodies and liveswith Caverly and Suniti’s support and loving guidance. This retreat is a wonderful opportunity to master new practices, draw inspiration from community, and connect to nature.

This retreat includes:

·Movement instruction and practice

·Meditation instruction and practice

·Dharma talks daily

·Vibrant meals by Eatin’ Alive

·Time in nature

·Time for silence

·The support of conscious community

No experience required. All are welcome. 

Registration info coming soon. 

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Suniti Dernovsek is a choreographer, performer and movement educator living in Portland.  She has been a student of dance, yoga and Buddhism for 20 years. She teaches a warm and generous style of movement that is influenced by her interest in contemporary and classical dance forms, Iyengar and Vinyasa yoga and mindfulness.  She brings her love of movement, fondness of detail and her own understanding of practice into her teaching.