Retreat Teaching Schedule:


  • Dedicated Practitioners Program, beginning April, 2022: Find information for this 24 month program on the Spirit Rock website
  • August, 2022,  full month, with Annie Nugent,  Forest Refuge, Barre, MA
  • November 27- December 2, 2022, Heart of Awareness Retreat, with Anushka Fernandopulle and Tara Mullay at  Spirit Rock, Woodacre, CA
  • August, 2022 Metta and Insight (two retreats, or combined), August 13-20, at Spirit Rock, Woodacre, CA
  • LGBTQIA and GE Retreat, September, 2023, at Spirit Rock, Woodacre, CA
  • February Monthlong Retreat, 2024 at Spirit Rock, Woodacre, CA
  • Metta and Insight Retreat, August, 2024, Spirit Rock, Woodacre, CA

"I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion--and where it isn't that's where my work lies." Ram Das

John L. Martin, Guiding Teacher

Guiding Teacher

John Martin teaches Vipassana (Insight) and Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation retreats.