Live Teaching

From time to time, Jim speaks at retreats, conferences, and other gatherings. He primarily teaches from his home in Santa Monica, California. If you would like to request that Jim speak at your event or schedule a meeting with him, please complete this form.

Upcoming Teachings

Weaving the Wisdom of the Mystics into our Daily Lives
May 24-26, 2019
Tucson, Arizona

James Finley joins Mirabai Starr for this special retreat focused on women mystics like Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, and Teresa of Avila. Together they share guidance for the mysterious path of spiritual awakening. Jim will offer two talks via live stream.

Living School for Action and Contemplation
2-year program
Albuquerque, New Mexico and Online

James Finley is a member of the Living School’s core faculty, teaching alongside Richard Rohr and Cynthia Bourgeault. The program offers a unique opportunity for serious contemplative students to deepen engagement with their truest selves and the world. Admissions are open each July through September. Learn more at