Insight Meditation Society
- 1230 Pleasant Street Barre MA 01005
Founded in 1975, the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) is a 501 (c) (3) religious nonprofit organization. It offers a full yearly schedule of about 30 meditation courses, ranging in duration from a weekend to three months. In addition to the insight and lovingkindness meditation courses, a range of diverse retreats is also taught a people of color retreat, a course for teens (aged 14-19), a young adults retreat (for 18-32 year olds), a womens retreat and a course for families, designed to integrate meditation into daily life. All courses are led by recognized insight meditation teachers from around the world.