Josh Korda, DharmaPunx NYC, and Jessica Morey: The Science and Somatics of Self-Care

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This 3-day retreat will include a variety of contemplative practices that support self-soothing, including guided somatic meditations, dharma talks, relational exercises, and movement techniques. There will be multiple opportunities to ask questions of teachers, as well as times set aside to explore the beautiful hiking trails surrounding the retreat center.

Actualizing a Realizational Practice: Buddhist Meditation and Psychoanalysis

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This retreat, specially tailored for psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, and mental health practitioners, integrates Buddhist principles, psychoanalytic concepts, social dreaming, extensive meditation practices, and discussions on the interrelation between Buddhism and psychoanalysis within the structure of a traditional Zen Buddhist retreat format.

Timeless Wisdom, Timely Action: Lifespan Learning Institute’s Interpersonal Neurobiology Conference

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We can learn the tools to help us make a difference in how our inner awareness and changes in our relationship with the world around us can support the cultivation of well-being in our lives. This gathering of scientists, clinicians, contemplative practitioners, ecological activists and others engaging in direct conversations about how to harness the human capacity to alter cultural evolution for wise action has never been more timely than right now.

Dr. Jan Willis: Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship Convocation 2019

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“Making the Invisible, Visible: A Multimedia Exploration of Race and Racism in the U.S. through a Buddhist Lens” led by Dr. Jan Willis, Professor Emerita of Religion at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Dr. Wills' doctoral work was in Indic and Buddhist Studies at Columbia University and has published books and numerous articles and essays on Buddhist meditation, women and Buddhism, and Buddhism and race.

Omid Safi: Rumi and the Path of Radical Love

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Rumi is well-known as the best-selling poet in the English language, but far less known are the luminous mystics whose path of radical love paved the way for him. Led by author and On Being columnist Omid Safi this retreat offers participants to go deep into Rumi's teachings of love as a redemptive and transformative divine force, as well as the teachings of the Path of Radical Love that paved the way for him.