Become a Member

About Membership

Please consider becoming a member of Effortless Mindfulness Institute (EMI), the educational wing of our 501(c)(3) non-profit, Natural Wakefulness Center. When you become a member you directly support our primary mission, to help people discover awake awareness as the source of intelligence, compassion, and flow to improve overall well-being and to increase loving and respectful relationships with others.

Your membership gifts provide the kind of consistent, reliable support that is critical to ensuring EMI’s long-term sustainability as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your tax-deductible donation fuels our work offering scholarships, building new content, delivering our podcast, offering retreats, providing teacher training programs, and fostering community engagement.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].


  • Early notification of popular events that may sell out
  • Special members-only virtual events with Loch
  • Invitation to join annual NWC membership meeting with the Board of Directors
  • Membership is tax deductible

Membership Levels

Proceed to payment page to select a membership level. If you would like to make a one-time tax-deductible donation, please visit this page.

$5/month, $60/yr
$30/month, $360/yr
$50/month, $600/yr
$100/month, $1200/yr

What your membership supports

  • Creation, recording, and publishing the Effortless Mindfulness Podcast
  • Hosting virtual and in-person retreats
  • Development and hosting of teacher training programs
  • Scholarships and free tuition for those in need to attend online events
  • Special events

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Purchase the Unabridged Audio Book:

11 hrs and 50 mins

Purchase the Audio Training Guide:

3 hrs and 37 mins

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