Mindfulness Practice, Compassionate Action

When life is in constant motion, we welcome you to discover stillness. To awaken to the fullness of your potential. To explore a growing mindfulness retreat center and community, where each moment is an opportunity to grow in wisdom. To find a tranquil Connecticut refuge where you may cultivate your inner reservoir of resilience so you may meet the challenges of life with compassion and understanding. We welcome you to Copper Beech Institute. Explore all we offer >



Earn Continuing Education Credits at Copper Beech Many of the retreats, courses and workshops we offer at Copper Beech Institute develop knowledge and skills that nurses, counselors, social workers, psychologists, therapists, coaches and other professionals can apply directly to their work. For a low flat fee, CECs can be awarded to professionals who attend approved programs. Learn More>  

Earn Continuing Education Credits at Copper Beech

Many of the retreats, courses and workshops we offer at Copper Beech Institute develop knowledge and skills that nurses, counselors, social workers, psychologists, therapists, coaches and other professionals can apply directly to their work. For a low flat fee, CECs can be awarded to professionals who attend approved programs.

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Candlelight Meditation   For many, contemplative practice is a solitary endeavor, yet we can all benefit from the support of others as we strive to live with greater mindfulness and compassion. Our Wednesday evening Candlelight Meditation offers a weekly community of meditation practice, discussion, and sharing followed by tea. All are welcome. Learn More>  

Candlelight Meditation

 

For many, contemplative practice is a solitary endeavor, yet we can all benefit from the support of others as we strive to live with greater mindfulness and compassion. Our Wednesday evening Candlelight Meditation offers a weekly community of meditation practice, discussion, and sharing followed by tea. All are welcome.

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The Latest From Our Awaken Everyday Blog

8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course Day and Evening Winter Sessions Start in January There's still time to register for the day or evening sessions of our signature course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).  Discover for yourself why over three decades of research has shown that MBSR graduates consistently report short and long-term benefits such as an enhanced ability to handle stress, increased relaxation, reductions in pain levels, greater energy and improved self-esteem. Learn More >  

8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

Day and Evening Winter Sessions Start in January

There's still time to register for the day or evening sessions of our signature course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).  Discover for yourself why over three decades of research has shown that MBSR graduates consistently report short and long-term benefits such as an enhanced ability to handle stress, increased relaxation, reductions in pain levels, greater energy and improved self-esteem.


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An Introduction to Mindfulness

Brandon Nappi, Executive Director of Copper Beech Institute, introduces the practice of mindfulness and following the breath through meditation. Video includes a short, guided meditation.