Schedule of Events

Meditation and discussion

Alternate Tuesdays (usually), 7:30 – 9:00 pm

SANTA MONICA, CA and online via YOUTUBE

Upcoming dates: September 5, 17; October 1, 15, 29; November 12, 27
FREE — all are welcome!
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Or view online at DeanOnYouTube.com.

Daylong Retreat: "The Poetry of Enlightenment"

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

SANTA MONICA, CA

A daylong immersion in deep meditation and the enlightening poetry of Rumi, Kabir, Blake, Dickinson, Whitman, and more. 

Prerequisites:
(1) Comfortable familiarity with the practice of natural meditation.
(2) Participation in at least one previous workshop or retreat, or at least a few of our evening sessions in person or via YouTube.
Info and registration

Daylong Retreat: "Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita"

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

WEST ORANGE, NJ

A day of deep immersion in guided meditation and the profound wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita, ancient India’s ultimate guidebook to meditation and action, highly relevant to the challenges we face in our lives today. Prerequisite: Comfortable familiarity with the practice of Natural Meditation, as taught by Dean. (For a quick refresher, set aside 15 minutes and go here.) 

Cost $30. (If that’s a genuine hardship, please request a partial scholarship.)
Pre-registration required. Write to info@deansluyter.com.

 

Workshop: "Fear Less: Beyond Anxiety, Anger, & Addiction"

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

CEDAR PARK, TX

Cedar Park Recreation Center
1435 Main St., Cedar Park

A 3-hour workshop on proven techniques of mind, breath, voice, and perspective for cutting through anxiety, rage, addictive cravings, and more.
Info & registration: veronicayoga.armstrong@gmail.com | 512-576-3455.

Workshop: "Parenting & Loving It Anyway"

Friday, October 11, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

MILLBURN, NJ

The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development
161 Millburn Ave.
Millburn
goddardschool.com | 973-671-4500

Learn simple, practical, sanity-saving methods for staying calm and clear — centered in the eye of the parenting hurricane — so you can fully enjoy raising and loving your kids.

Workshop: "Just Being — The inner Yoga of Natural Meditation"

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MORRISTOWN, NJ

South Street Yoga & Nutrition
40 Mills Street
Morristown
southstreetyoga.com | 973-879-8232

An intensive practical immersion in “not doing — just being” as the key to meditation and the innermost essence of yoga.

Workshop: "Finding Inner Balance in Times of Outer Craziness"

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

RED BANK, NJ

Aikido of Red Bank
350 NJ Route 35
(Gloria Nilson Buiding — rear)
aikidoredbank.com | 732-224-8910

Whether it’s family, work, or the world, these days it’s easy to feel engulfed by craziness. How can we navigate skillfully and not be pulled under, yet keep our hearts open to others? In this workshop, Dean will share profound meditations and insights for staying sane even in the thick of things.

Workshop: "Natural Meditation — The Way of Just Being"

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

OMAHA, NE

The Yoga Path

7641 Pacific St., Omaha
A thorough grounding in the easiest, most effective way to meditate — by giving up pushing and letting yourself be pulled within. With lots of lively discussion and Q&A (not 3 hours of straight meditation!), sitting comfortably on a cushion or chair, as desired.

Info & registration here. | 402-295-2295

Workshop: "Fear Less: Beyond Anxiety, Anger, & Addiction"

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

OMAHA, NE

The Yoga Path

7641 Pacific St., Omaha
A 3-hour workshop on proven techniques of mind, breath, voice, and perspective for cutting through anxiety, rage, addictive cravings, and more.

Info & registration here. | 402-295-2295

 

Workshop: "Turn Your Great Book into a Great Audiobook" | Panel: "Beyond the First Draft"

Saturday–Sunday, November 9–10, 2019

CULVER CITY, CA

Digital Author & Indie Publishing Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton

6161 W. Centinela Ave., Culver City
Authors’ workshop and editors’ panel discussion

Presented by West Coast Writers’ Conferences

Daylong Silent Retreat: "Living the Meditator's Life"

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

CEDAR PARK, TX

Cedar Park Recreation Center
1435 Main St., Cedar Park

A life-changing day of deep immersion and integration. More info here
Registration: veronicayoga.armstrong@gmail.com | 512-576-3455.

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