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Practitioners of Color Community Group (POC)

  • Common Ground Meditation Center 2700 East 26th Street Minneapolis, MN, 55406 United States (map)

On November 16th we will be inviting a special guest Spring Washam to lead our People of Color Community Group sitting group. Spring is co-founder of the Eastbay Meditation Center in Oakland, CA, and is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based healing practices into diverse communities and is committed to enriching the lives of disenfranchised people everywhere. She is also the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. In addition to being a teacher, she is also a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist, and writer. Spring has studied numerous meditation practices and Buddhist philosophy since 1997 and has practiced and studied under some of the most preeminent meditation masters in both the Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism.   

Spring has completed a six -year teacher-training program under the guidance of Jack Kornfield and is now on the teacher’s council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. She currently travels and teaches workshops, classes and retreats worldwide. Spring's upcoming book entitled, A Fierce Heart “Finding Strength, Wisdom, and Courage in Any Moment” will be released November 7th and is available for pre-order from Amazon below!  

Contact: Stacy at

Where: Common Ground Meditation Center, 2700 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m