Applications Now Open
Application Deadline: Sunday, February 20, 2022 (11:59PM)
This 10-month online program (March-December 2022) provides a cohesive mindfulness practice and study course for dedicated students who wish to deepen their personal mindfulness practice in a supportive community.
Students will have prioritized access to MARC classes and events, engage in monthly supervision sessions, receive mentorship, and connect in peer support groups. Further personal growth will be enabled by several outside requirements.
All MARC classes are currently held online either live online or prerecorded online.
March – December 2022 for full program participation
Monthly Group Meetings:
Online required monthly group meetings will be held the THIRD WEEKEND of each month unless otherwise noted, March-December 2022 (Sat 4-6pm PST/Sun 11.30-1.30pm PST):
Dates for monthly meetings: March 19/20, April 23/24 (4th week), May 21/22, June25/26 (4th week), July 16/17, Aug 20/21, Sept 17/18, Oct 22/23, Nov 5/6 (1st week), Dec 3/4 (1st week)
Please make sure you can attend either Saturday or Sunday monthly.
|MARC Programs||Frequency Required |
|MAPs 1||One 6-week class|
|MAPs 2||At least two 6-week class|
|MAPs 3/MAPs Applications||At least two 6-week class|
|Daylong Retreats||At least three daylong retreats|
|Monthly IPP Group Meeting Online via Zoom||One two-hour group meeting per month|
|Weekend Mindfulness Retreat||1 per year (strongly recommended but not required)|
|Psychiatry 175 (non-credit option)||6-week course in Summer 2021 (OPTIONAL)|
|Mentoring||Four mentor meetings during the year|
|Pod Meetings||Monthly small group meetings with members of the cohort (OPTIONAL)|
| Outside Requirements |
|Daily Sitting Practice||Ongoing|
|5- Night (or longer) Silent Mindfulness Meditation Retreat online||One retreat (at additional cost, not included with cost of IPP)|
*The $1,500 program fee includes no-cost enrollment to most MARC classes and events, but does not cover the week-long retreat requirement. For those accepted into the program, MARC will require a 50% of payment upon acceptance and the remainder after the end of the second group meeting. No refunds. Financial discounts are available based on income (see application form).
Meet with IPP teachers to learn more about the curriculum, program requirements, and ask any questions you might have.
|Date||Register for Meeting Info|
STEP 1: Register to apply online. There is a $20 non-refundable application fee.
To submit your 2022 Intensive Practice Program application fee, click HERE.
STEP 2: Submit the 2022 Online Intensive Practice Program Application Form by Feb 20, 2022 (11:59PM)
To access the 2022 Online Intensive Practice Program Application Form, click HERE.
If you have participated in IPP in the past and want to take it again, no need to re-apply, please fill out this form HERE.
The program is open and welcoming to people of all ethnic and economic backgrounds, ages, sexual orientations, abilities, and gender identities.