NOTE: For spirituality/mindfulness based organizations only. Our uplifted meditation hall is a resource that we offer to our community and organizations who share our vision of creating a kind, sane society that celebrates humanity’s goodness. Our Center is located in downtown Berkeley with convenient access to BART. This central hall is 1,800 sq. ft. with hardwood floors and sound system. It is across the hall from a 430 sq. ft. community room with couches, comfortable chairs, counters and tables for serving food or tea, We also have a 500 sq. ft. corner room that is perfect for discussion groups, personal interviews, or small group practices. Other breakout rooms are also available upon request. We are delighted to offer a variety of renting options which could include a prep kitchen, A/V equipment, and restrooms. Past renters include Karuna Training, the UNtraining, Cal Public Service, & Mindfulness Training Institute. We have also hosted graduation parties, business events, weddings, ballet troupes, yoga retreats, & tai qi classes. There are many parking garages within walking distance from our center, as well as an ample number of restaurants open daily. We also have experienced meditation instructors who are available to lead a simple session of mindfulness/awareness meditation for $150. Important to note is that we are located on the second floor of the lodge, accessible by elevator, with a gender-neutral bathroom on the third floor. For first-time renters, before your event, a host from our Center will welcome you to our space, show you how to operate our A/V equipment, and be available to answer any questions you might have leading up to the day of your rental. This host will also be present at the beginning and end of your event for a $200 fee. Prices vary. Weekday Rates are $90/hr or $570/day. Weekend/evening rates are $175/hr, $1200/day or $1800/weekend. Full day rentals typically last from 9 AM to 5 PM, with an hour before and after for setup and take-down. Weekend rentals are full days Saturday and Sunday. Please feel free to contact us with special timing needs. For 501(c) organizations, we offer a 25% non-profit renting discount. Package rates are also available.
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