Day Retreat with Anne Dutton
Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We welcome all graduates of the 8 week course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to join current MBSR participants in their All-Day Silent Retreat.
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.
Use the filters below to help you find the programs that best suit your interests and schedule.
All Levels: for those of all levels including beginners.
Beginners: for those with little or no experience and seek introductory instruction.
Intermediate: for those with some experience who do not need introductory instruction.
Experienced: for those with significant experience.
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.
Overnight Retreat with Joanna Curry-Sartori & Anna Tansi
July 12-14, 2019
Learn accessible and practical strategies to shift into your best self, connect compassionately, confidently contribute, and bring forth greater possibilities with each interaction and situation in your daily life.
Day Retreat with Sandrine Harris in Madision, CT
Saturday, July 13, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Give yourself the gift of a day of silence and the practices of meditation and mindfulness. This program will be held at Mercy by the Sea in Madison, CT.
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.
Day Retreat with Krishna Dholakia and Mickie Brown
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join us as we look deeply at the root of well-being through mindfulness and self-care.
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.
Day Retreat with Brandon and Susan Nappi in Madison, CT
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Explore how to deepen your connection with your partner in this day of mindfulness, guided meditation, teaching, and conversation. This program will be held at Mercy by the Sea in Madison, CT.
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.
Sunday, August 4, 2019, 1-5 p.m.
Explore the Copper Beech Institute campus and sample the retreat experience with free classes on mindfulness, yoga, and more. We’ll celebrate our anniversary with an outdoor picnic, live music, and food from some of Connecticut’s most creative food trucks!
Day Retreat with Chris Grosso
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Find self-acceptance 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.
This is an extended day practice of the June 9th workshop Finding Healing and Love in the Beautiful Mess of Being Human. All are welcome to join.
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.
Course with Brandon Nappi
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Examine commonality and differences in sacred teachings as we explore the timeless search for wisdom, transcendence, and sacred belonging.
Course with Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren
Fridays, September 27, 2019 to November 1, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come together with other newly retired folks and those anticipating retirement soon, to examine what sparks your interest, gives you purpose and meaning and what is wanting to bloom forward.
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.
Overnight Retreat with Cynthia Bourgeault
Nov. 8-14, 2019 or Nov. 8-10, 2019
Join us for a 6-night or weekend silent retreat that provides a sacred opportunity for a large Community of Contemplatives to gather as a healing presence to the world and to one another.