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Caverly Morgan

Caverly Morgan is a spiritual teacher, non-profit founder, speaker and author who blends the original spirit of Zen with a modern nondual approach. Her practice began in 1995 and has included eight years of training in a silent Zen monastery. Caverly has been teaching contemplative practice since 2001. She is the founder of Peace in Schools, a nonprofit that created the nation’s first for-credit mindfulness class in public high schools. Caverly is the author of The Heart of Who We Are: Realizing Freedom Together as well as A Kids Book About Mindfulness. You can learn more at

Events with Caverly Morgan

Discovering the Open Heart
December 14 - 17, 2023

A special three-day immersive workshop with Caverly Morgan and special guest Dr. Kristin Neff When we open our hearts to ourselves, our lives are transformed. We have greater peace and more capacity to cope with emotional challenges. We become happier and more satisfied with our lives. But it’s sometimes hard to open our hearts. We don’t know how, or we don’t think we deserve it. Do you ever find yourself trying and failing to open your heart? Does it ever feel laborious–like pushing a boulder up a hill? Ironically, trying too hard to be self-compassionate may get us stuck in…

Realizing Freedom Together Through Writing
February 9 - 11, 2024

A Winter Retreat on Whidbey Island “Writing, for me, is one way that I get to be alone with spirit.” – Caverly Morgan Join Caverly for an inaugural launch of a new line of offerings: Realizing Freedom Together through Writing. Winter is a rich time for introspection, extended periods of silence and stillness, and an exploration of the richness to be found in the darkness. We’ll do all this within a container of relational dharma. This writing retreat won’t be about hammering away at a particular body of work. You may be a professional writer and you may be new…