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.

Learn More>

 

The Latest From Our Awaken Everyday Blog

  Buddha & Christ: Their Life & Destiny   Overnight Retreat with Fr. Michael Holleran     June 29-July 1, 2018   Both Buddhism and Christianity begin with actual historical figures. Come and explore their lives and the fascinating points of comparison. Also, see how their followers treated the two in succeeding centuries, and how they might collaborate today to uplift the consciousness of humanity — and your own!    Learn More >    

Buddha & Christ: Their Life & Destiny

Overnight Retreat with Fr. Michael Holleran  

June 29-July 1, 2018

Both Buddhism and Christianity begin with actual historical figures. Come and explore their lives and the fascinating points of comparison. Also, see how their followers treated the two in succeeding centuries, and how they might collaborate today to uplift the consciousness of humanity — and your own! 

Learn More >

 

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.