Upcoming retreats


28- 30

Kayanupassana: Contemplation of the Body with Care

Palolo Zen Center, Honolulu, HI


~ MAY ~

26 – June 8

Liberation of Heart and Mind: Insight Meditation and Lovingkindness Retreat with Michele McDonald, Rebecca Bradshaw and Greg Scharf

Insight Meditation Society, Barre MA


~ JUNE ~

10 – 12

Liberation of Heart and Mind: Lovingkindness and Insight Weekend with Michele McDonald

Insight Meditation Society, Barre MA


~ JULY ~

26-Aug 4

Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation with Michele McDonald

Vallecitos Mountain Refuge, Taos, NM




Vipassana Retreat with Michele McDonald

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre, Whistler, BC


Weekend Retreat with Michele McDonald

UBC Asian Centre, Vancouver, BC

27- Sept 4

Freedom Through Understanding: Insight as a Path to Peace with Michele McDonald

Galilee Center, Arnprior, ON



Jesse is the resident teacher for Vipassana Hawai’i and can be found many Sundays leading our weekly sitting and giving a Dhamma talk in Kapa‘au, North Kohala on the Big Island of Hawai‘i.