Welcome to the Insight Boston Community! We began in the late 1970s when Insight Seminars were first being offered. We held our first seminar in 1979 and have been moving forward ever since!

We are  a volunteer community comprised of people of many ages and backgrounds, connected by our enthusiasm for the Insight work,  our desire to expand our own self-awareness, and our commitment to make a difference by creating a more loving and compassionate world.

Our intention is to offer two to four Insight Seminars in the Boston area annually. Each year we will work to create at least one Insight I and Insight II seminar. Every few years we will add an Insight III seminar. And if there is enough community interest and support, we will create a Teen seminar.

From time to time we also offer short workshops to review the Insight lessons and social gatherings such as a summer picnic or party for people to come together and have fun.

We welcome and encourage your involvement. Please reach out to us if you would like to take a seminar or be on the team that creates the seminars. Either way, during the process you will meet wonderful people, have a great time and connect with your own heart.


The following events are designed with the amazing heartfelt magic of Insight. Grads and non-grads are welcome.  Please come and share with others!


Insight I is back! Live, in-person seminar!

March 10th to 12th, 2023

Facilitated by Michael Connor

Boston, MA


We are excited to be relaunching Insight Boston with our in-person Insight I.

Insight I builds the foundation for awakening your heart and discovering what will support you in creating a life you love.

What to Expect:

In a few short days, you will have an opportunity to look at:

• The power of intentions and creating more of what you want in your life
• How to love, trust, and commit to yourself more fully
• Giving and receiving feedback in a loving and supportive way
• Using forgiveness to get free of any past hurts holding you back
• Sharing with other people in a loving and authentic way
• Making choices that are aligned with your intuition
• Learning to live more fully from your heart– your authentic Self

The Seminar is joyful, engaging, and moves quickly through a combination of short presentations, one-to-one exercises, small group activities, guided imagery processes, and sharing with the facilitators.

Insight I is crafted to guide you on your own journey of self-discovery in a loving, respectful, and supportive environment..


Live, in-person seminar!

April 20th to 23rd, 2023

Dedham, MA


Teen Insight I supports teens 14–18 in building a foundation for awakening their heart, becoming more confident and trusting, and discovering what will support them in creating a life they love.

In a few short days, the teens will have an opportunity to explore:

  • How to be a more confident and happy person
  • Communicating responsibly with friends, family, and adults
  • Learning personal accountability and playing with the concept of creating, promoting, and allowing our reality
  • Effectively dealing with peer pressure and making good choices
  • Recognizing judgements and learning forgiveness
  • Trusting the wise and loving part of them that knows what is for their highest good

Teen Insight I is a fun and uplifting journey through awakening your teen’s heart center to be the best person they can be.

Your teen will be participating with other teens from a wide range of backgrounds. The Seminar is joyful, engaging, and moves quickly through a combination of games, short presentations, one-to-one exercises, small group activities, guided imagery processes, and sharing with the facilitators.

Insight I is brilliantly crafted to guide your teen on a journey of self-discovery in a loving, respectful, and supportive environment and refrains from any aggressive tactics of challenge or confrontation.


Live, in-person seminar!

July 19-23, 2023

Facilitated by Janet Parker

Dedham, MA

Insight II has been called the “jewel in the crown of Insight Seminars”. Many participants consider it a life-changing experience.

What to expect:

Commitment…to working hard to uncover the ways you hold yourself back.

Freedom…from limiting patterns.

Excitement…as you open your heart and stretch into new possibilities.

Joy…in claiming who you are!

Join us in a welcoming, supportive space to share, connect, risk, and experience heartfelt, authentic expression.

Give yourself this magical 5 day experience devoted to you!


Zoom calls are a powerful and fun way to connect with our Insight Boston community whether you want to stay in touch or get to know us.


Loving Connection Calls

Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm ET

Mike Connor, one of our Master Facilitators, has created 100 videos with some of the tips and tools presented in the Insight I seminar. Each week, we review two of these videos and share our thoughts about how we can use them in our daily lives for our growth, upliftment and learning.

Learn more about yourself through confidential, open-hearted sharing. Come to just to listen in or share your voice in this loving community.

Living Loving Workshops

1st Wednesdays/3rd Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm ET

These workshops are led by Insight leaders and facilitators.  They offer a taste of all the things you love and expect from an Insight Seminar.  Each event focuses on a specific topic and includes an educational piece, breakout rooms with specific questions for your deeper understanding of self, and guided meditations (or closed eye processes).  You might just fall in love with a stranger or make a new friend in these events designed to take you right to the heart of the matter!

Come as often as you’d like!

Thursday. Dec 22  – The Art of Giving & Receiving

Wednesday, Jan 4 – The Power of Intention to Start the New Year
Thursday, Jan 19 – Compassion & Forgiveness

Wednesday, Feb 1 –  Building Self Trust & Confidence
Thursday, Feb 16 – Gratitude & Appreciation

Wednesday, Mar 1 – Health & Self Care
Thursday, Mar 16 – Letting Go & Making Space

Wednesday, Apr 5 – Money Matters
Thursday. Apr 20 – Intuition & Higher Guidance


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We set up our Pay-it-Forward Tuition Assistance Fund in Honor of Laura Weingast Nieratko, longtime Insight Boston community member and supporter, to provide tuition assistance to members of the Insight Boston community who would not be able to fully pay for a seminar on their own.

To request tuition assistance for a seminar, email with the following information:

  • Name, address, phone
  • Seminar name, date, and location
  • Amount requested
  • Your reason for need
  • Your intention for taking this seminar


Please support tuition assistance to make the benefits of Insight available to all.


Join the Insight Boston Team of Volunteers!

We are a small Leadership Team and to make seminars and other events happen, we need volunteers who want to step into their heart space and be of service. Volunteering with Insight offers the opportunity for expansion and heart-centered connection.

If you would like to join our Insight Boston team of volunteers, click below to send us an email with your interest and availability.



Janet Parker | Facilitator


Janet Parker has devoted over 35 years to helping people create more successful and fulfilling professional and personal lives through the facilitation of seminars and training programs and as a certified life coach. In her career, she has worked with over 10,000 people throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, the Middle East and South America. She became a lead facilitator for Insight Seminars in the mid 80’s and over the years has led basic and advanced seminars including children’s and Teen programs. She has also co-designed workshops for Insight including an all-audit Insight 2 and various workshops. Janet has helped build the Boston Insight community since it started and Janet’s approach has been described as creative, insightful and compassionate. She has been recognized for her ability see into the hearts of people and help them to connect with and express their authentic selves.

Michael Connor | Facilitator


Michael Connor has been involved with Insight for over 25 years. In addition to facilitating Seminars, he was instrumental in getting Insight started in Bulgaria. He also has a successful career as a corporate facilitator, coach, and consultant.




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