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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
August 30–September 4, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Awakened Introvert: Mindfulness Skills for Thriving in an Extroverted World (Cancelled)

Arnie Kozak

Program cancelled. For introverts (and extroverts who want to develop their introvert qualities). Does the loud, hectic pace of life overwhelm you? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Psychologists, and Social Workers.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 11–13, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Have you heard about the benefits of meditation and wondered what the practice is really like? Or perhaps you’ve had some meditation instruction but not yet found a technique that fits your temperament and lifestyle, one that allows you to sustain a regular practice. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 24–27, 2015 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Navigating Life's Changes: A Journey into Yoga and Meditation Retreat for Women

Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds

For women at all levels of practice. Calling wise women of every age and stage of life! This annual retreat begins with the premise that life inevitably requires us to navigate mental as well as physical changes. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 25–27, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

True Refuge

Tara Brach

Discover a sanctuary of wisdom and peace in your own awakened heart, even in the face of life’s greatest challenges. While insecurity and loss are natural parts of being alive, we can learn the pathway home to the loving presence, confidence, and happiness that is intrinsic to our being. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Psychologists, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 11–14, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Quieting the Hungry Ghost: Compassionate and Mindful Relapse Prevention

Richard Fields

For everyone. Learn compassion for yourself and others in a dynamic workshop that addresses stress, imbalance, and reactivity—the primary causes of relapse to unhealthy behaviors and relationships. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Practice of Loving-Kindness: A Meditation and Yoga Weekend

Sharon Salzberg and Stephen Cope

Join renowned teachers Sharon Salzberg and Stephen Cope for a weekend of loving-kindness practice (metta meditation) and yoga. The Buddhist and yoga traditions both hold that it is possible to systematically cultivate feelings of loving-kindness, or what yoga philosophy refers to as “friendliness toward all beings. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Friday, October 30, 2015

October 30–November 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Shift Into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness

Loch Kelly

Discover your natural well-being, compassion, and freedom in this transformational meditation weekend. Rather than striving to calm and focus your mind, learn to intentionally shift into Open-Hearted Awareness, which is already calm, stable, and able to effortlessly focus. more …

Friday, November 6, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Yoga and Meditation

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Do you want to try yoga and meditation but don’t know where to begin? Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment in which to explore the basics? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga Body, Buddha Mind

Cyndi Lee

Invite your body and mind back into balance. With humor, depth, and authenticity, Cyndi Lee combines yoga practice and Buddhist mindfulness to bring ancient wisdom alive and make it relevant to contemporary life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Finding Space in a Busy World: An Introduction to Buddhist Meditation

David Nichtern

Meditation is a tool that will serve you for a lifetime. By simply sitting still and bringing your attention to the present moment, you can make friends with yourself and develop a clearer and gentler relationship with your mind. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

November 15–20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Freestyle Meditation: Finding Your Own Way

Steven Leonard

Experience meditation in a style of feeling and freedom. Forget your old ideas of what you should or shouldn’t do while you meditate, and experience a more expansive and joyful way of being. more …

Friday, November 20, 2015

November 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Awakened Living: Free Your Mind, Ignite Your Heart

David Harshada Wagner

Take your mind, body, and life to a whole new level of freedom and happiness in a dynamic and life-changing weekend of practice, rejuvenation, and discovery. more …

November 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Cultivating Compassion

Margaret Cullen and Erika Rosenberg

Learn to cultivate compassion, empathy, and kindness for yourself and others in a training that integrates traditional contemplative practices with psychology and scientific research. more …

Friday, November 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Strong Body, Spacious Mind: A Kripalu Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Get ready for the holidays with a toolkit of life-enhancing practices. This weekend, appropriate for both beginners and those who want to deepen their practice, provides the time and space to pause, refill your well, and enter into the busy holiday season feeling refreshed and renewed. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
December 18–20, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Opening the Heart: Joy of Living Meditation Workshop (Level II)

Kell Julliard

For those who have completed Level I or meditate regularly. Meditating on loving-kindness and compassion can open your heart to the world around you. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

December 24–27, 2015 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Meditation and Mysticism: Kabbalah Retreat for Ease and Contentment

Rabbi Sigal Brier

For people of all spiritual, religious, and nonreligious orientations. Kabbalah—mindful mysticism for soul-centered living—is a holistic and direct approach to living fully and cultivating happiness. more …

Friday, December 25, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
December 25–27, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Heard about the benefits of meditation and wondered what the practice is really like? Or maybe you’ve had some meditation instruction but haven’t yet found a technique that fits your temperament and lifestyle, one that allows you to sustain a regular practice. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 8–10, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Deep Winter Renewal: Grounded, Relaxed, and Light

Jillian Pransky

Align with nature and savor winter’s gifts as you slow down, let go, and kindle your inner glow. In the cold months, the earth stops producing and replenishes its energy reserves. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 22–24, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Life, Love, and Purpose: A Spiritually Fly Yoga Awakening

Faith Hunter

If you’re ready to make a shift in your life, come take the first step by setting new goals and getting the tools to achieve them. Through a creative blend of yoga, meditation, mantras, journaling, and soul circles, Faith Hunter guides you to Face your demons and follow your passions Lead with love Step into a place of honesty and trust Harness your divine inner power to navigate and re-chart your life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Friday, January 29, 2016

January 29–31, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

An Introduction to Buddhist Meditation: Taming the Wild Mind

David Nichtern

Tame your wild mind and develop clarity, stability, and focus using the principles and practices of shamatha (mindfulness) meditation. This powerful tool for becoming more present in your life can also help you develop compassion for yourself and others, as well as deep insight into the nature of your mind and the world around you. more …

Sunday, January 31, 2016

January 31–February 4, 2016 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Tracing Your Spiritual Autobiography

Edwina Gateley

Share your spiritual autobiography—your memories, poems, prayers, and reflections—in a contemplative retreat with Edwina Gateley, best-selling author, poet, and international speaker. more …

Friday, February 5, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
February 5–7, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Zen Retreat: Meditation as Love

Karen Maezen Miller

Explore Zen teachings and seated meditation as portals to healing your life and your relationships. The fundamentals of this 2,500-year-old monastic practice are profoundly relevant to our contemporary challenges, helping us access patience, compassion, and forgiveness—even in the most challenging times of parenting and partnering. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
February 19–21, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Make Me One With Everything: Buddhist Meditations to Awaken from the Illusion of Separation

Lama Surya Das

There is a simple, joyful path through the illusion of separation toward meaningful connectedness. If you’ve ever felt “at one” with something, you’ve experienced what Lama Surya Das calls co-meditation or inter-meditation, an inclusive approach that embraces people, feelings, and events. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance.
February 19–21, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Transforming Trauma

James S. Gordon

Learn safe and practical ways to explore, grow through, and move beyond trauma. James S. Gordon, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, has worked with US military personnel and traumatized people in Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, and Haiti, and in his Washington DC practice. more …

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
February 28–March 4, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mindfulness A to Z: Insights and Practices for Awakening Now

Arnie Kozak

Freedom and self-compassion are the promise of awakening, available whenever you skillfully engage your attention with mindfulness in the present moment. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.