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. Link>  

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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Awaken Everyday   Looking for some inspiration, motivation or practical advice?  Visit our Awaken Everyday Blog for writings that inspire mindfulness, contemplation and healthy living. Written by Copper Beech master teachers, staff, students and contributors, these diverse stories are sure stimulate your mind and nourish your soul. Link>  

Awaken Everyday

 

Looking for some inspiration, motivation or practical advice?  Visit our Awaken Everyday Blog for writings that inspire mindfulness, contemplation and healthy living. Written by Copper Beech master teachers, staff, students and contributors, these diverse stories are sure stimulate your mind and nourish your soul.

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The Power of Mindfulness in My Life

Be inspired by Dr. Jessie Wei's moving account of how a 20 minute daily practice turned into something so much more. 

Annual Harvest Celebration: Cultivating Compassion Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Join us for our annual benefit celebration as we rededicate ourselves to creating a world of resilience, growth and compassion. Featuring internationally renowned harpist and vocalist Erin Hill and our host, Emmy Award-winning journalist Kara Sundlun who is co-host of Channel 3’s Better Connecticut and anchor of Eyewitness News at Noon.  Learn More >  

Annual Harvest Celebration: Cultivating Compassion Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for our annual benefit celebration as we rededicate ourselves to creating a world of resilience, growth and compassion. Featuring internationally renowned harpist and vocalist Erin Hill and our host, Emmy Award-winning journalist Kara Sundlun who is co-host of Channel 3’s Better Connecticut and anchor of Eyewitness News at Noon. 
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.