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 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.
Event with Miranda Chapman and Gabriela De Golia
Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 7–8:30 p.m.
Candlelight Conversations provide a forum to explore the connection between contemplative practice and vital social issues.
Workshop with Tom Cushing
Friday, June 7, 2019, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Ease into a beginner’s guide to T’ai Chi and Qigong and enjoy a morning of rejuvenating and revitalizing movement and contemplation.
Workshop with Chris Grosso
Sunday, June 9, 2019, 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Find self-acceptance during this introductory workshop by using your perfect imperfections and difficult life experiences as catalysts towards spiritual awakening through various meditations, creative exercises, compassion practices, live ambient music meditation, and more.
Overnight Retreat with Brandon Nappi at Kripalu
June 21-23, 2019
Combining laughter, storytelling, honest conversation, and live classical guitar, this program is a search for meaning and belonging. Come recover the wisdom within and learn to listen for the purpose that wants to live through you.
Overnight Retreat with Rose Pavlov
June 28-30, 2019
Join us for a weekend retreat devoted to the practice of compassion-based mindfulness for self-care and for the work of equity, inclusion, and mindful social justice in education.
Course with Miranda Chapman
Wednesday’s: July 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Explore creating deep friendship with yourself by finding the sacred middle place where both joy and sorrow have a home.
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.
Workship 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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