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"Albert Flynn DeSilver is a gem, a joy to work with, and puts together amazing workshops."

—Cheryl Strayed, Best Selling Author of WILD & Tiny Beautiful Things


“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.”

—Elizabeth Gilbert, Best selling author of eat pray love & Big magic

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“In this gentle, lucid, erudite and compassionate guide, [Writing as a Path to Awakening] Albert Flynn DeSilver offers the wisdom and warmth of a true friend who has walked the path.”

—Dani Shapiro, Best Selling Author of Slow Motion & Devotion


"Albert Flynn DeSilver is one of our poets, and we stand behind him..."

—Andrei Codrescu, NPR commentator and bestselling poet


“Albert DeSilver is an insightful meditation teacher, who engages his students through his caring attitude, creative applications of mindfulness, and sense of humor.”

—Heather Sundberg, Meditation Teacher Spirit Rock Meditation Center

A Gift!

“Albert DeSilver is a gift to everyone who has the good fortune to cross paths with him. He is a big deep spiritual brother, a friend, a loving husband, son and a role model for all of us who are looking for ways to more deeply understand and express who they are, what our purpose on this planet may be, and how our lives can serve others.”

—Garrett Lambert Master NLP Trainer, Hypnotherapist, & Peak Performance Coach


“Albert brings his wide-open poet’s heart to everything he does. In teaching meditation to teens and adults, he is playful, and creative — an excellent role model to all.”

—Cator Sachoy Executive Director Youth Yoga Dharma


“Albert DeSilver brings a delight and sincerity to working with people. With the heart of a meditator and the imagination of an accomplished poet, he invokes inspiration in people that allows them to be themselves in his presence, inspiring them to enter deeply into their truth.”

—Jeffrey Szilagyi, L.Ac., Director Acupuncture of Marin


“Albert is a devoted, sincere and creative teacher. Fun, and inspiring to his students, Albert has a diverse & dynamic teaching background from the classroom to the meditation cushion to the wilderness...”

—Dave Talamo,
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“Albert DeSilver is one of those amazing souls who understands the big picture of life. His gentle nature should not fool you, he is a peaceful warrior who is able to take his real life experiences and turn them into timeless wisdom. If everyone engrained the teachings Albert puts forth, this world would be a Heaven on Earth and we would all be prospering in success and love.”

—Rodger Ruge, Author of The Warrior’s Mantra Owner / Founder – Ready Force Inc.


“You don’t need to be a writer or meditator to take this workshop, you only need a sincere desire to explore your own heart and mind. Thank you for creating a safe and inviting space for me to explore my creativity!”

—M. F. Chicago, IL


“Albert is a creative, inspiring teacher, who uses the courage of his own experience to galvanize others to follow their own true paths as writers, artists and human beings….Albert’s “Writing as a Path to Awakening” workshop was very inspiring… Insightful and a perfect mix of meditation, introspection and infusion… Just what I needed for a creative [boost]. . . I have signed up for the November 6 class at Spirit Rock, too. It will be a great refresher…”

—R.D. (Photographer & Writer) Mill Valley, CA


“Writing as a Path to Awakening is exactly what I was looking for. It was a perfect blend of writing and meditation. You helped me feel free to write with no expectations. I am now finally going to write my memoir! I am forever grateful for your kindness, love and compassion!”

—C.S. Black Hills, South Dakota


“In my 27 years of coming to Omega workshops this has been one of the highlights. Albert Flynn DeSilver’s workshop sparked a daily movement of awakening through attention, stillness and awareness in such a wonderful flow. . .”

—V.K. Rhinebeck, N.Y.


“Writing As A Path to Awakening offered such rich opportunities for creative expression and spiritual recovery.”

—E.C. Scranton, PA.


 “The generosity of spirit that Albert brought to every meditation, writing exercise and group sharing allowed a transformative bond to grow among the participants.”

—G.G. New Hampshire

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EVERY WEDNESDAY                      9AM-10AM PST

Join me every Wednesday for an online mindfulness meditation class. Our current topic is "Cultivating Creativity, Wisdom & Compassion in Difficult Times."

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EVERY FRIDAY                                     9AM-10AM PST

In this popular writing class I will share innovative and compelling prompts or exercises, and/or a brief reading from a poem, memoir, novel or article as a way to jump-start our writing. 

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SATURDAY MARCH 6                               10AM-3PM PST

Welcome to “Secrets & Memory: A Workshop for Writers with Dani Shapiro & Albert Flynn DeSilver. This workshop will go from 10:00AM - 3:00PM and feature bestselling author Dani Shapiro

Secrets & Memory: A Workshop for Writers
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