Practice Groups


Sangha Live Online

October 10, 2021
Online
Sangha Live functions just like city-based Insight Meditation groups around the world, but you can attend from anywhere. Each Sunday renowned Insight Meditation teachers offer meditation instruction, teachings, and live Q&A on video.
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Ongoing Practice Groups

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Open Dates
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The groups meets bi-weekly on Friday evening from 7:30-9:30 pm. Each evening has a theme and we follow the eightfold path in many aspects to support our practise in daily life.

Berlin, Germany

Open Dates
Berlin, Germany
The group meets once a month on Third Thursday, 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Both, experienced practitioners as well as individuals with a meditation practice who are new to Insight Dialogue are welcome.

Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany

Open Dates
Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany
The group meets once a month, Saturdays from 15:00 – 18:00. A group of experienced practitioners share responsibility for facilitating.

Bern & Fribourg, Switzerland

Open Dates
Bern & Fribourg
The group meets monthly for two hours. Fribourg session is in French; the Bern session in English. Participants can practice in German. Possibility for other locations.

Bristol, England

Open Dates
Bristol, England
Our practice group meets for 8 to 10 week terms, on Wednesday evenings from 7 – 9 pm. The group is facilitated by Jane Cutler and Jane Whitehead.

Den Bosch, Netherlands

Open Dates
Den Bosch, Netherlands
The group meets once a month for two hours on Thursday evening. Venues are variable. Please contact us.

Dharma Contemplation Online Practice Group

Open Dates
Online
Dhamma Contemplation Peer Group in English Language with the support of Tilorien Monastery from Belgium.

Dienstag in Monat (Jeden 2 und 4)

Open Dates
online via Zoom
Einsichtsdialog für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene – offene fortlaufende Online-Gruppe​ Mit Bhante Sukhacitto, Renate Löseke, Harald Tichy
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Durham, North Carolina, USA – Online

Open Dates
Durham, North Carolina
The group meets the third Sunday of the month from 9:00 – 11:00 am. Practice sessions are facilitated by experienced Insight Dialogue practitioners who are in a facilitator cohort under the mentorship of Phyllis Hicks.

Evanston, Illinois, USA

Open Dates
Evantson, Illinois
The group meets the second Wednesday of the month September through May. Doors open 6:00 pm, silent sit at 6:30 pm, Insight Dialogue practice from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday Weekly Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Friday drop-in practice session is from 11:00 am-12:30 pm ET. It is open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice.
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Groningen, Netherlands

Open Dates
Groningen, Netherlands
The group meets every month, typically on Monday evening from 19:30 – 21:45. Insight Dialogue practice is facilitated by Marieke Duijvestijn.

Insight Dialogue Practice Using the Teachings of Sayadaw U Tejaniya

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Meetings are currently alternate Mondays from 7-9 AM HKT/MYT (Sunday, 5-7 pm PT) on Zoom. All are welcome but this is not a drop-in group. No prior knowledge of Sayadaw's teachings is required.

Leiden, Netherlands

Open Dates
Leiden, Netherlands
The group meets from 7.30 – 9.30 am, typically on the first Monday of the month. Insight Dialogue practise is facilitated by Nynke Humalda.

London, England

Open Dates
London, England
Our Insight Dialogue group currently meets monthly on a Monday evening in the Swiss Cottage area of London. We also run occasional day-long and weekend retreats in London.

Mandarin and Cantonese – Online

Open Dates
Online
This online drop-in group meets weekly on Wednesday from 8-9:30 pm CST/8-9:30 am EDT. Practice in Mandarin and Cantonese is facilitated by Jessica Mui.

Monday (Last) Monthly Drop-in Sessions: Everyday Insight Dialogue

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Drop-in sessions are the last Monday of each month at 9:00-10:30 am in the UK. This practice session time may work for practitioners in Oceania and China. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with Insight Dialogue experience. You may join a drop-in session once or monthly; it's up to you.
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Monday (Last) Monthly Drop-in Sessions

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Drop-in sessions are the last Monday of the month from 8:00-9:30 am US ET / 14:00-15:30 CET. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with a meditation practice and some experience with Insight Dialogue..
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Monday Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Drop-in sessions are Monday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET. These sessions are open to anyone with prior silent meditation practice experience and prior Insight Dialogue practice experience (e.g., participation in an Insight Dialogue retreat or introductory Insight Dialogue course). You may join this drop-in group once, occasionally, or every…
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New Castle, NSW, Australia

Open Dates
Newcastle, NSW
The Newcastle Insight Dialogue Group meets fortnightly during the year, except from late December to end of January. The group is facilitated by Susan Burgoyne who has been practising ID since 2009.

New York, New York, USA – Online

Open Dates
Online (New York, New York)
The group meets biweekly on Fridays from 10 am–12 pm. Facilitation is shared. New members are welcome.

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Open Dates
Nijmegen, Netherlands
This is a peer-led Insight Dialogue group. We meet on Monday evenings every fortnight in the home of a group member.

Saturday (First) Monthly Practice Group, Arundel, Maine, USA – Online

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
The group meets on the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 am-12 pm ET monthly.
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Thursday Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Drop-in sessions are Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 pm ET. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice. You may join once or every week; it's up to you.
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Thursday Weekly Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Two Thursday practice sessions are available, from 6:00 am-7:30 am ET and 9:00 am - 10:30 am ET. These are for experienced Insight Dialogue practitioners.
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Tuesday, Europe/ Americas, or Wednesday, Aust/NZ/ Asia, (First and Third) Practice Group

Open Dates
Online
This online group meets weekly on the first and third Tuesdays or Wednesday mornings depending on your time zone. New series starts June 2 with the topic.being on the path together.
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Utrecht, Netherlands

Open Dates
Utrecht, Netherlands
The group meets once a month on Friday from 19:30 – 21:30. Insight Dialogue practice is facilitated by the group members.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Open Dates
Vancouver, British Columbia
Our Insight Dialogue sangha meets from 7:00 – 9:30 pm on one Thursday each month. We usually have two peer facilitators guiding each evening.

Vienna, Austria – Thursday

Open Dates
Vienna, Austria
This group meets one Thursday per month, 7:30 – 9:30 pm and is facilitated by Harald Reiter.

Vienna, Austria – Tuesday

Open Dates
Vienna, Austria
The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 18:30 – 21:00 and is led by Interpersonal-Mindfulness Teacher, Thomas Zaussinger.

Wednesday (Second and Fourth) Bi-Monthly Practice Group, New York, New York, USA – Online

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
These mornings provide an opportunity to apply the teachings of mindfulness and compassion directly to interpersonal relationships and communications as well as within the context of daily life situations and universal themes. The format offers community connection, alongside meditation and facilitated activities that include speaking, listening, and relating.

Wednesday Weekly Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Every Wednesday practice group with Jane Cutler, Jane Whitehead and guest teachers and facilitators, UK time 7pm – 8.30pm, CET 8pm - 9.30pm, EDT 2pm – 3.30pm
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