Workshop: Community Grounding Session: A Restorative Circle with Angel Acosta

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With the multiple levels of crises unfolding before us, we need to continuously find spaces and communities that nurture and support us. The main goal of this session is to provide participants with a generative and restorative experience. This session will be facilitated as a restorative circle and will provide ample time to connect with community members from around the country and world.

Cultivating Inner Stillness for the Winter Solstice: A Special Retreat on How to Meditate

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This special retreat will focus on learning how to meditate, and include talks, sitting and walking meditation, yoga, guided meditation, group discussion, and optional one-on-one interviews with a meditation instructor. The classic meditation technique, mindfulness/awareness or cultivating inner stillness, will be the focus of the weekend. All levels of experience are welcome to attend.

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.

His Eminence Gyalwa Dokhampa: Retreat on Tara: The Wish-Fulfilling Buddha

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This retreat will focus on meditation and the Practice of Tara in order to understand the interconnectedness of external difficulties of life as well as inner hopes and fears. The goal of this practice is to lead to the realization of the inner Tara which is beyond both hope and fear.

Upper West Side Yoga: Yoga Retreat for Women: Calm in the Chaos 6.0

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Join us for our sixth annual women's yoga retreat and be nourished by a warm and supportive circle of powerful women as we practice yoga, share our stories, enjoy wonderful meals, walk the labyrinth, explore Garrison Institute's natural beauty, and restore together. The intensity of the yoga practice will range from gentle/restorative to strong — practitioners of all levels are welcome, and we will modify as needed.

November Personal Retreat Weekend

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A silent, unstructured personal retreat for meditators with a developed practice and those seeking renewal in the serenity of a contemplative environment.