Creativity, Spontaneity & Meditation

There are many, many details of action involved in the simplicity and sharpness of being in this very moment, here, now.

Chögyam Trungpa

Creativity, Spontaneity & Meditation

With David Nichtern & Duncan Trussell

David Nichtern & Duncan Trussell return for a weekend of meditation instruction and practice, dialogue, discussion, and celebration.

PLUS: special guest, Pete Holmes, will be joining in a discussion over the weekend!

Listen to Duncan’s Podcast featuring David HERE

Workshop Details

March 8-10

Friday 3/8 – 6:30pm-9:00pm
Saturday 3/9 – 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 3/10 – 9:00am-5:00pm


Full Weekend Price – $225

Friday only –  $25 SOLD OUT!

Please call 213-375-7503 to be added to the waitlist.

Note that 50% of the price is non-refundable in the event of cancellation. 

About David


David has been the Director of Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont (USA), Director of Buddhist Studies and Practice at OM Yoga Center (NYC), and Director of the Dharmadhatu Meditation Center in Los Angeles. He teaches meditation workshops and teacher training programs around the world and online, and also mentors individual students in person and via Skype.

He is known for his ability to present the richness and depth of the Buddhist tradition with a light touch, making it accessible and relevant. He created a weekly live broadcast available on YouTube and has online workshops available through His book “Awakening From The Daydream – Reimagining The Buddha’s Wheel of Life” was released by Wisdom Publications in October 2016.

David is also an Emmy winning, Grammy nominated composer, guitarist and producer. He is the composer of the classic song “Midnight at the Oasis” and has worked with a diverse range of artists including Christopher Guest, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon, Lana Del Rey, Stevie Wonder, Krishna Das. Jerry Garcia and many others.

About Duncan


Duncan Trussell is a comedian and the host of the Duncan Trussell Family Hour Podcast.  He has made multiple appearances on Drunk History, Adventure Time, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Joe Rogan Question’s everything, and the Joe Rogan experience podcast.
He is currently working on a massive project that he isn’t allowed to talk about yet.
He is also by far David’s most advanced meditation student and can levitate, teleport, and turn into a variety of forms including a gelatinous cube.