Events

Events include Retreats, Workshops and Sangha.

Sangha

Maitri Sangha is a Buddhist community focusing on the integration of meditation practices and philosophy, social justice, noetic sciences, and psychology.

We meet every 2/3/4th Thursday of the month at 7pm, at Hyde Park Mennonite Church at 1520 N 12th St, Boise, ID

For recordings of past Dharma Talks (Michael's guided meditation and short attunement) click below.

Classes & Workshops

Dr. Michael leads a variety of workshops around the Country.  Topics range from the art and science of transformation, self-care and preventing burnout, expanded human potential, practical Dharma and applications of mindfulness in the clinical realm and psychedelic sciences.

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Dr. Michael offers classes in Yoga for athletes and for daily practice, Yoga nidra and meditation: and Sacred texts and practices.

The Self-Care Vow: Embodying Resilience and Renewal Every Day

Start date: Dec 22nd 2019

End date: Dec 27th 2019

Location: Esalen institute

City: 55000 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920 49F7+G4 Big Sur, California

How We Change and Why We Don’t: The Art and Science of Transformation

Start date: May 31st 2020

End date: Jun 05th 2020

Location: Esalen institute

City: 55000 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920 49F7+G4 Big Sur, California

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Past Events

How We Change and Why We Don’t: The Art and Science of Transformation

Start date: Jun 21st 2019

End date: Jun 23rd 2019

Location: Esalen institute

City: 55000 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920 49F7+G4 Big Sur, California

Mindful Nonviolent Communication with Oren Jay Sofer

Start date: Jul 11th 2019

End date: Jul 11th 2019

Hours: 7-9pm

Location: Hyde Park Mennonite Church at 1520 N 12th St., Boise, ID

The Power of Presence: Being Meets Being

Start date: Aug 03rd 2019

End date: Aug 03rd 2019

Hours: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: 910 Grand Ave #206 · San Diego, CA

City: San Diego

Retreats

Michael leads meditation retreats throughout the year, often sponsored by Maitri Sangha Boise, and led with co-teachers.  As Michael is a permitted teacher in the Buddhist Thai Forest tradition and the Kashmir Shaivism lineage, these retreats integrate Buddhist and Nondual meditations and philosophies.  These retreats include various meditative practices, yoga, and dharma talks.

He also offers one and three day silent retreats around Boise, Idaho.

Resting in Stillness ~ A Daylong Silent Meditation Retreat

Start date: Jan 11th 2020

End date: Jan 11th 2020

Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM PST

Location: 162 South Rancho Santa Fe Road A-70, Encinitas, California 92024

City: Soul of Yoga Institute

Thailand Cultural Immersion and Dharma Retreat

Start date: Oct 20th 2020

End date: Oct 31st 2020

Hours: Fall 2020 (date TBD)

Location: Thailand