Regional events

Below is a list of day-retreats and longer retreats & courses run by organisations affiliated with Gaia House.

Several of the organisations listed also run regular sitting groups. Please visit our Local Meditation Groups page for further information.

Start DateLocationDurationTitleFaciliatorOrganiserWebsite
16/02/2020London1Meditation Day: Opening the dharma of desireCatherine McGeeLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
23/02/2020Bristol1Contented and easily satisfiedVenerable CandaBristol Insight Meditationwww.bristolmeditation.org.uk
25/02/2020
(starting)
Wirksworth, Derbyshire4 evenings
6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
Introduction to Insight MeditationRiver WoltonRiver WoltonPlease book in advance. Either call 01629 540 801 or by using the website
29/02/2020London1Workshop: Empathetic joyMaura SillsLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
29/02/2020Sheffield1Meditation Day: Peace in Ourselves, Peace in the WorldRiver WoltonSheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
05/03/2020Sheffield3 evenings
plus a Saturday morning
Sustainable Compassion - short courseRiver WoltonSheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
07/03/2020Oxford1Meditation DayZohar LavieOxford Insight Meditationwww.oxfordinsightmeditation.org
08/03/2020London1Meditation Day: Emotional agilityVen CandaLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
08/03/2020Harberton, Totnes1 dayMeditation Day: Liberating Beauty and Loving KindnessKirsten KratzFreely Given RetreatsFreely Given Retreats
14/03/2020London1Meditation Day: Love and let goMartin AylwardLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
21/03/2020Bristol1Practising wisdom and compassion in turbulent timesChris CullenBristol Insight Meditationwww.bristolmeditation.org.uk
28/03/2020Sheffield1Sangha SaturdaySheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
29/03/2020London1Meditation Day: Awareness and the path of human flourishingJohn PeacockLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
04/04/2020Oxford1Meditation DayJaya RudgardOxford Insight Meditationwww.oxfordinsightmeditation.org
05/04/2020London1Meditation Day: Meeting life – honouring the heart’s responsesKirsten KratzLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
16/04/2020Sheffield3 evenings and a Saturday morningMeeting the Inner Critic wiht tenderness, courage and humourRiver WoltonSheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
18/04/2020London1Workshop: Making whole: understanding mindfulness and inner awakeningJohn TeasdaleLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
25/04/2020London1Meditation Day: Finding the missing piece (Sat April)Ajahn SucittoLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
25/04/2020Sheffield1Meditation DayJaya RudgardSheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
26/04/2020London1Meditation Day: Finding the missing piece (Sun April)Ajahn SucittoLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
02/05/2020London1Earthcare Day (Joint event with Sanghaseva)Zohar Lavie & Nathan GlydeLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
09/05/2020Oxford1Meditation DayVenerable CandaOxford Insight Meditationwww.oxfordinsightmeditation.org
09/05/2020Bristol1Gratitude and joyJenny WilksBristol Insight Meditationwww.bristolmeditation.org.uk
17/05/2020London1Meditation Day: Cultivating a wise and responsive heartZohar LavieLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
23/05/2020London3Course: The silence of the heartSuvacoLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
30/05/2020SheffieldSaturday pmSangha SaturdaySheffield Insight Meditation www.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
06/06/2020Oxford1Meditation DayChris CullenOxford Insight Meditationwww.oxfordinsightmeditation.org
07/06/2020London1Meditation Day: Gratitude and joyJenny WilksLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
20/06/2020London1Sangha gathering – a picnicLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
21/06/2020London1Meditation Day: Boundless heart,­ vulnerable earth: dharma practice in the ecological and climate emergency Yanai PostelnikLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
04/07/2020Oxford1Meditation DayAnushka FernandopulleOxford Insight Meditationwww.oxfordinsightmeditation.org
05/07/2020London1Meditation Day: Trust, faith and confidence Stephen FulderLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
9/07/2020South Downs (nr Eastbourne)4Touched by This World: The Power of Connection, Contemplation and Action.Kirsten KratzGayle's RetreatsRetreat to Gayles
11/07/2020Bristol1Love in the time of extinctionYanai PostelnikBristol Insight Meditationwww.bristolmeditation.org.uk
18/7/2020SheffieldSaturday pmSangha SaturdaySheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
25/07/2020London1Workshop: Facing death with eyes open – the challenge that awaits us allSuvaco & Sophie YoungLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
08/08/2020London1Meditation Day: Managing conflictAjahn AmaroLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
09/08/2020London1Meditation Day: Renunciation – blessed simplicityAjahn AmaroLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
05/09/2020Sheffield1Meditation DayZohar LavieSheffield Insight Meditation www.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk
05/09/2020London4Course: Right or consummate speechJohn PeacockLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
12/09/2020London1Workshop: Soulmaking dharmaCatherine McGeeLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
12/09/2020Bristol1Stretching the heart - liberating the heartKirsten KratzBristol Insight Meditationwww.bristolmeditation.org.uk
19/09/2020Oxford1Meditation DayKirsten KratzOxford Insight Meditationwww.oxfordinsightmeditation.org
04/10/2020London1Meditation Day: Nirvana for everyoneStephen BatchelorLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
10/10/2020London1Meditation Day: Finding the missing piece (Sat Oct)Ajahn SucittoLondon Insight Meditationwww.londoninsight.org
10/10/2020Sheffield1Nourishment Day for Trustees, supporters and organisersSheffield Insight Meditationwww.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk