Past Presentations

Past Presentations

"From open-hearted awareness we can bear what seemed unbearable and feel free, creative and related." ~Loch Kelly

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Past Presentations


Nondual Wisdom and Psychotherapy Conference, San Francisco

  • Pre-Conference Daylong Workshop & Conference Speaker, February 2017
  • Nondual Practices and Neuroscience Studies: Presenter, November 2009
  • Keynote Speaker, October 2008

Science & Nonduality Conference

  • Individual Presentation, “The Unfolding After Initial Awakening”, October 2016
  • Panel Discussion: Loch, Mukti, & Francis Bennett “Form is also Emptiness”, October 2016

Internal Family Systems (IFS) Psychotherapy Conference

  • Individual Presentation: “How to Access Self,” November 2016

Spiritual Summit for Social Change, Keynote Speaker

  • New York City, September 13, 2014

Contemplative Alliance Annual Conference

  • Speaker and Panelist, Morgan Library, NY, NY, June 2013

United Nations

  • Featured Speaker, NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns 5/26/11 and 10/22/09

Association for Spirituality and Psychotherapy, New York

  • Keynote Speaker at Annual Conference,  November 2009
  • Featured Speaker at Annual Conference, March 2007

Integral Wisdom Conference, New York, February, 2014



Mt. Madonna Center, Watsonville, CA

  • Weekend Residential Retreat: Teacher, April, 2017
  • Weekend Residential Retreat: Teacher, February, 2016

Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY

  • Level 2 Weekend Retreat, Teacher: April, 2016
  • Level 2 Weekend Retreat, Teacher: May, 2017
    • Co-presentation with Dan Siegel, MD

Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY,

  • Weekend Residential Retreat, Teacher: May, 2016
  • Five Day Residential Retreat, Teacher: July, 2015
  • International Dharma Teachers Gathering, Presenter: June 1-5th, 2015

Pendle Hill Retreat Center, Wallingford, PA

  • Weekend Retreat: Teacher, October 2016
  • Weekend Retreat: Teacher, November 2015

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Lenox, Massachusetts

  • Weekend Retreat: Shift Into Freedom, Teacher: October 30, 2015
  • Accessing Awake Awareness, The Ultimate Medicine, 5/1/10–5/3/10
  • Awarenessing: Discovering Our True Nature, 5/16/09–5/18/09
  • Waking Up, Waking Down, Waking Out 4/27/08–4/29/08


Online Events

Sounds True sponsored Online Events

Tricycle Magazine sponsored Events

  • Open-Hearted Awareness: 4 Part Online Retreat, September 2015
  • Meditate New York City: Change Your Mind Day, 10/21/10 (also 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004) with Pat O’Hara, Lama Surya Das, Sharon Salzberg, Traleg Rinpoche and others

Shift Into Freedom Online Course with Google Group Discussion Community

  • Four month online course, focusing on the meditation practices in Shift Into Freedom, with weekly feedback from Loch, January – April 2016.

World Wide Insight

Adyashanti’s Open Gate, San Jose, California

  • Asked to substitute teach for Adyashanti during his illness 2008
  • Five-Day Silent Retreat Asilomar, California, 2/3/08–2/8/08
  • Guest host, CafeDharma call-in Internet radio program 2/14/08
  • Evening Presentation: Palo Alto, 2/13/08
  • Evening Presentation: Palo Alto, 3/12/08
  • DVD with Loch and Adyashanti: The Journey after Awakening, 5/07


Experiential Workshops

Open Circle Center, Bay Area, CA

  • Evening of Inquiry, April 2017
  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat, October 2016
  • Evening of Inquiry & Daylong Retreats: January, 2016

Austin, Young Presidents Organization (YPO)

  • Meditation Workshop, April 2017

New York Insight Meditation Center, New York

  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, January 2017
  • Evening of Inquiry: Teacher, September 2016
  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, September, 2015
  • Teachers Council Member 1998–2004
  • Meditation Classes, 1998–present

One Spirit Learning Alliance, New York

  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat with Loch and Francis Bennett, January 2017
  • Yearly Presentation to Seminary Students, 2008 - present
  • The Course of Awakening, 2008–2012
  • Mystic Heart Course, 2011

Tibet House US, New York

  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, October, 2016
  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, October, 2015
  • Tibet House Faculty, Meditation Classes: 1995–present

Den Meditation, Los Angeles

  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, February 2017
  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, February 2016

Boulder, Colorado

  • Daylong Retreat, Community United Church of Christ: Teacher, March 2017
  • Daylong Retreat, Community United Church of Christ: Teacher, January 2015

Tara Brach’s Insight Meditation Community of Washington, Bethesda, MD

  • Guest Teacher: Evening and Daylong Retreat, September 2016
  • Guest Teacher: Evening and Daylong Retreat, September 2015

Aspen, Colorado

  • Daylong Retreat, Aspen Chapel: Teacher, July 2016

Samadhi Yoga, Newton MA

  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: Teacher, October 2016
  • Weekend Non-Residential Retreat: October 2015

Rubin Museum, New York

  • Book Signing and Evening of Inquiry, September 2015
  • Nonduality and Science Talk, 3/2/12
  • Brainwave Series: How to Find Peace of Mind, with New York University neuroscientist Zoran Josipovic, PhD, 4/7/11
  • BrainWave Series: How God Changes Your Brain, with author Andrew Newberg, MD, 4/5/09
  • Spirituality, Science, and Consciousness Lectures with Dr. Kurt Johnson, author of bestselling The Coming Interspiritual Age, 1/25/08, 3/28/08

Ithaca, NY

  • Weekend Retreat, Living from Open-Hearted Awareness, March 2016
  • Weekend Retreat, Shift Into Freedom, April 2017

Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, Portland, OR

  • Evening of Inquiry & Daylong Retreat: January 15-16, 2016

Unity of Tustin Church, Tustin, CA

  • Weekend Retreat: Living from Open-Hearted Awareness, December 2015

New York Open Center, New York

  • Evening Meditation and Book Signing, September 18, 2015
  • Nondual Meditation and Inquiry, 10/12/2010
  • Alleviating Addictive Patterns with Meditation and Yoga, 9/14/09 (with yoga teacher Jill Satterfield)
  • Meditation in the Modern World Conference, panelist with Matthew Fox, 1/8/08
  • Core Faculty, Year Long Training Programs, Spirituality and Psychotherapy, 2005-2008

Mandala Yoga Center, Amagansett, New York

  • Natural Meditation Classes, 2007–2016