Virtual Retreat: Creating a Sonic Sanctuary – The Healing Power of Music

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Join yoga teacher and musician Nichol Chase to explore the healing and integrative power of music. In this workshop, we will integrate the three components of resilience as elucidated in the Contemplative-Based Resilience programming through Garrison Institute: awareness, balance and connection.

Sharon Salzberg and the Holistic Life Foundation: People Who Care for People

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People who care for people play a vital role in our communities, whether in intimate family circles, larger social networks, or the wide array of helping professions in healthcare, education, social justice, and more. Often it is caregivers who support the front lines of our society: helping those who face challenges on a daily basis. However, this support can come at a high personal cost, leading to frustration, exhaustion, and a fast track to burnout. No prior meditation or yoga experience is necessary to attend.

Twining Vines Sangha Fall Sesshin

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Twining Vines Annual weekend retreat. This is an opportunity for us to spend a few days in silence together, with traditional daily Zen practice of seated and walking meditation, working together, Dharma talks, and chanting service.

PESI: Nurses Retreat: Decrease Stress with Mindfulness & Meditation

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While escaping to the majestic Hudson River Valley setting, you'll strengthen your own mindfulness and meditation practice, reduce your stress, and enhance how you experience everything in both your personal and nursing lives. Earning 24 CE hours has never been more relaxing.

Jack Kornfield: Loving Awareness: Awakening the Wise Heart

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This retreat is an invitation for experienced and new practitioners to deepen in wisdom and compassion. Join us in practice—in the midst of success and difficulty, collective and personal—to quiet the mind, open the heart, and awaken to courage, joy, and steady compassion together. Through heartfelt teachings, dialogue and questions, wisdom practices, delicious silence, and the psychology of the awakened heart, we will learn how to live with inner freedom and love and to bring these blessings to the world.

New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care: Summer Sesshin

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Sesshin means “touching the heart-mind.” It is a cornerstone of Zen practice. Sesshin is an intensive practice period offering an opportunity to experience your essential nature. At our annual summer silent retreat, we will practice zazen together under the guidance of NYZCCC teachers Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell and Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, their teacher, Sensei Dorothy Dai-En Friedman, and Guest Teacher Sensei Jose Shinzan Palma.