I want to live in a world where people are inspired to actively respond to our personal, social, environmental, and economic challenges.

How about you?

In 2004 I cleaned up an old garage in downtown Toronto and invited people to come and meditate with me. Now, here we are: an international community without walls.

My mission is to translate traditional wisdom teachings into contemporary tools and make them available globally. Tools to create a culture of compassion and collaboration. I’ve realized that the habits I once thought were personal are actually internalized narratives from the culture we live in. Therefore, I believe that inner transformation and social awakening are one.

This is how I help.

In Person


Offered (at least) four times annually, these international, in-residence, retreats are often when meditation practitioners experience their biggest breakthroughs.

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Workshops & Intensives

Urban, non-residential, community-building offerings that range from training for professionals, to weekend yoga workshops, to day-long meditation events, and more.

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Professional Training

Professional development offerings with personal development as a side effect. Some trainings are even accredited.

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Public Talks

Accessible talks, given in different cities, on topics that include bringing mindfulness and meditation practice into daily life, mental health, and social change.

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Online Courses

These courses offer ways to delve into techniques, philosophy, and practice from your own home, on your own schedule, while connecting with others.

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Community Library

The library is a free resource designed to support you in your practice, wherever you are, starting now. It includes the Dharma Talks with Michael Stone podcast, as well as videos, and text.

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In Print


Books I’ve written, edited, and contributed to, as well as a meditation app and CD to help you with your study and practice.

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New in the Community Library

Allowing For Experience: Practicing Non-Separation

- 35:10 mins

Michael lectures on the end of 2nd chapter of the Yoga-Sutra and then gets into a very precise mapping of what happens to the ego when you get into deeper states of calm and how to practice without dissociating. Recorded in Stockholm, September 8, 2016.

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Get My Letters

Short updates and observations, with photos, from my life and teaching. My letters also let you know what’s coming up next and how you can get involved.

In the Spotlight

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