This blog contains announcements, insights and articles from the Insight Meditation Community of Washington


Calling Into The Circle: IMCW POC Sangha

This Monday, June 1st, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST, our beloved Ayesha Ali will be holding space for People of Color only, for the expression of rage, grief, fear, and resilience that will support the heartbreaking losses that so many of us feel. There will be no guided meditation, and instead we will offer space to hold and honor the tears and cries and words that arise....

You are invited to a mindful New Year's Eve

We are holding a first-ever New Year’s Eve event with the sangha at the Center for Mindful Living (CML) to complete the year 2019 and mindfully bring in 2020 together. There will be a room for mindful connection and a room just for silence. It is fine to stop by for a bit or stay the whole evening....

Mindful Engagement 2020: Bringing Our Practice into the World

... I helped organize demonstrations, civil disobedience campaigns, and legislative pressure to change U.S. policies in Latin America, which were funding economic elites and propping up military dictatorships.... I wasn’t looking for Buddhism but it found me at the end of the 1980s and gradually transformed the way I looked at and engaged in politics....
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Mindful Leadership Summit 2019

Over the last 6 years, the Mindful Leadership Summit has brought together 3,540 leaders from over 34 countries. Thought leaders and practice experts speaking about trauma-sensitive mindfulness, embodiment, open-hearted awareness, breathwork, mindful movement, organizational development, mindful leadership, positive psychology, integral coaching, and yoga & wellness....