• October 10–13, 2017
  • Tuesday–Friday: 3 nights

Birding and Mindfulness

For all levels and ages.

Observing birds in nature shares many qualities with mindfulness—the focused awareness and calm observation of both practices helps to soothe the mind and enables you to connect to the world—and yourself—in profound new ways.

This program led by Mass Audubon and Kripalu faculty introduces you to the meditative joys of bird watching. Come hike the lovely trails and explore the serene waterways of Kripalu’s Berkshire campus. You might encounter great blue herons, woodpeckers, and bald eagles along the way!

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Becky Cushing, MS, director of Mass Audubon’s Berkshire Sanctuaries, has led natural history and birding programs throughout New England and has been published in the Journal of Raptor Research.

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Special Guest

Stephen Cope, MSW, Scholar-in-Residence and Kripalu Ambassador, is the best-selling author of Soul Friends: The Transforming Power of Deep Human Connection.

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