Explore the more than 50 retreats, workshops, courses and events we offer each year, each focused on compassion and mindfulness-based practices to enhance your well-being and help you reconnect with what matters most to you. For ongoing practice offerings, click here.
Overnight Retreat with Chris Grosso and Brandon Nappi
September 13-15, 2019
Join us as we focus on courage and strengthening our willingness to face fear fearlessly through various meditations, creative exercises, and compassion practices.
Overnight Retreat with Vanessa Zuisei Goddard
October 11-13, 2019
Explore the four main subjects of contemplation: body, feelings, mind, and thoughts, and each of these is further divided into subsets whose purpose is the development of mindfulness, concentration, and insight.
Overnight Retreat with Mark Nepo
October 18-20, 2019
This weekend retreat is based on the publication of New York Times bestselling author Mark Nepo’s new book, "More Together Than Alone."
Overnight Retreat with Beth Mulligan and Brandon Nappi in Madison, CT
October 20-25, 2019
Exploring and practicing the foundational teachings of Mindfulness in a 5 night silent residential retreat. Led by certified MBSR and Mindfulness Teachers Beth Mulligan and Brandon Nappi at Mercy by the Sea in Madison, CT.
Hosted by Kara Sundlun
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate five years of Copper Beech Institute’s healing mission in the world with a silent auction and an evening of food, live music, dancing to the greatest hits of the last five decades.
Overnight Retreat with Sharon Gutterman, PhD
September 27-29, 2019
A unique opportunity to experience the key elements of the classic Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in a supportive weekend retreat. Discover how to connect with both your internal and external resources to build resilience, strength, and feel a sense of well-being no matter what challenges you face.
Event with Miranda Chapman
Friday, June 5, 2020, 7pm-9pm.
For millennia, seekers have walked the labyrinth in their quest for meaning, peace, and connection. Join with others in a candlelight labyrinth walk to foster compassion, generosity, and peace within you and the world around you.
Day Retreat with Amanda Votto
Friday, July 19, 2019, 10 am - 5 pm
Explore how to flow with the present moment and learn how to trust in the process of life through mindfulness.
Course with Brandon Nappi
Mondays, July 22, 2019 - August 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Deepen your mindfulness practice in the service of resilience, connection, compassion, and deep joy.
Workshop with Rev. Shim Bo
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
An experiential workshop, including zen ritual and meditative and contemplative practices. Participants will be invited to develop their own ritual form, and encouraged to cultivate a more disciplined and grounded spiritual practice.
Course with Tom Cushing
Tuesday’s: July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27, September 3, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
In addition to the basics of t’ai chi and qigong, learn a simple and tangible path to understanding more about the art and a useable and relatable practice for you to take home with you.
Scholarships and Professional Fellowships Available
In the spirit of generosity, we offer financial support for many of our programs.
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Writings to inspire mindfulness, contemplation and wholesome living, by Copper Beech master teachers, students and contributors.
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