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 >



8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course Join a day or evening session of our signature MBSR course in West Hartford or Madison, CT. Discover for yourself why over two decades of research has shown that MBSR graduates consistently report 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

Join a day or evening session of our signature MBSR course in West Hartford or Madison, CT. Discover for yourself why over two decades of research has shown that MBSR graduates consistently report 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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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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Give the Gift of Awareness With a Copper Beech Institute Gift Certificate A gift certificate to Copper Beech Institute is a way of sharing your gratitude, compassion, and support for a loved one. This holiday season, give the gift of rest, renewal, and mindfulness practice to someone you love. Gift certificates are available for all of our transformative programs.   Learn More >  

Give the Gift of Awareness

With a Copper Beech Institute Gift Certificate

A gift certificate to Copper Beech Institute is a way of sharing your gratitude, compassion, and support for a loved one. This holiday season, give the gift of rest, renewal, and mindfulness practice to someone you love. Gift certificates are available for all of our transformative programs.  


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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.