Soothing the Longing Heart
A Monthly Mentoring Program

Date: Starting July 2024, ongoing

Location:

Online, via Zoom

Recommended practice prerequisite: previously completed an online or in-person retreat or mentoring with Stephen

11am–4pm US Eastern Time
Monthly: July 6 ~ August 10 ~ September 21
October 5 ~ November 16 ~ December 21
future dates to follow

Investment:
$50 monthly ~ Standard, one-on-ones can be booked, as needed
$125 monthly ~ Includes a monthly 30-minute one-on-one

This mentoring program will be focused in practicing with the traditional Theravada samatha (stillness, tranquility, or calm) meditations, as well as practices such as:

  • Four Elements
  • Thirty-Two Body Parts
  • Skeleton Meditation
  • Recollection of the Buddha
  • Cessation and Awakening practices

The extent of this program provides a cohesive and supportive container. The monthly gatherings offer the opportunity for practice growth and sustained connections with Stephen and fellow students.

Practice prerequisite: previously completed an online or in-person retreat or mentoring with Stephen

The program will include:

  • Monthly 5-hour group online retreats, with time for questions and feedback
  • Monthly readings
  • An interactive platform for group discussion about course content, discussion questions, and readings with direct feedback from Stephen
  • Ongoing access to retreat recordings and course materials

Investment:

  • $50/month, includes access to everything above, one-on-ones can be booked, as needed
  • $125/month, includes access to everything above, and a monthly 30-minute one-on-one check-in

Monthly Schedule:
We will meet one Saturday each month, from 11am–4 pm US Eastern Time.
July 6 ~ August 10 ~ September 21
October 5 ~ November 16 ~ December 21
future dates to follow