From Dharma to Life Intelligence

Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

Learn how to integrate spiritual teachings with fast-changing conventional life. Learn the necessary skills you need to transform your life.


MAPS Applications: Introduction to Mindfulness for Adult ADHD

– Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

As an ADHD adult, you are brilliant, full of great ideas, and insights. You are definitely able to be present and attentive. Learn about your brain and how to improve all aspects of your life in a safe and encouraging environment. Discover the strengths of your brain type and identify ways to naturally excel.

Mindful Parenting

Through a variety of teaching strategies, hands-on activities, group discussions and reflection, participants will practice Mindfulness meditation and learn how the tools of Mindfulness can be applied to everyday parenting challenges.

Mindful Children

Our six-week course teaches children the simple yet profound tools of mindfulness. Through a variety of activities, the child learns where his/her feelings come from and how to better manage those emotions.

Mindful Teens

Through a variety of discussions and activities the youth learn where their feelings come from, how to manage those feelings, and how to take responsibility for their words and actions.

101: MAPs I: For Daily Living

This class lays the foundation for students to understand basic principles of mindfulness, develop a personal meditation practice, and to apply the principles in their daily life on an ongoing basis.

MAPS II – Next Steps- Improve Your Meditation

Focuses on how to develop more concentration, and how more confidence and wisdom can arise in our practice.

MAPS II – Cultivating Self Compassion

Mindfulness practices to work with self-critical thoughts, and self-compassion practices to nurture kindness and compassion for ourselves and others.

MAPS II – Cultivating Positive Emotions

Emphasizes on heart-based qualities that complement Mindfulness and can be cultivated through meditation practices.

Mindfulness in Relationships & Interactions

Mindfulness in Relationships and Interactions

Learn what communication pitfalls are, the solutions and how to manage the three areas of attentiveness and interaction that make your relationships fulfilling and effortless.

Advanaced Topics: Pure Authenticity Via Seven Factors of Awakening

This class is for those who are interested in the supporting teachings of the Buddha to Mindfulness. For those who are curious, dedicated and determined to go deeper into the realm of the mind and the heart and taking further steps into the realm of freedom and happiness.

Mindful Self-Compassionate Grieving

This class is for those who are interested in reducing the pain of grief and loss through compassionate means including family and friends who are affected by addiction and loss of loved ones due to addiction.


Becoming Alive: One Year to Live

The Becoming Alive course is designed to provide the space and guidance for participants to understand life and the ending of life at a more intimate level and ways to enrich living.

Mindfulness Meditation Drop-in Sitting Groups

Moonlight Meditation

Come join us in West Hills for a wonderful group meditation that takes place only once a month. Stay tuned for next month’s moonlight meditation.

Sunday Mindfulness Meditation Sitting Group

Sunday Night Mindfulness Meditation is a one hour group sit including guided meditation (sitting as well as walking), group discussion/ short talk.

Setting Intention New Year Retreat – 2022