Inner Transformation for Social Impact Leaders

This 5-week program invites social impact leaders into an exciting exploration of inner development practices through different angles and methods. Eight renowned speakers will answer your questions live and pique your interest in the varied ways that you can engage in inner transformation.

Wholehearted Sesshin: Summer Silent Retreat 2024

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

Join us for an eight-day intensive silent retreat focusing on rediscovering our values and living life to the fullest.

Care for Educators

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

CARE is a unique evidence-based program designed to help educators reduce stress and enliven their work by promoting awareness, presence, compassion, reflection, and inspiration – the inner resources needed to help students flourish, socially, emotionally, and academically.

How to Get Over Yourself: Finding the Bliss Beyond Self-Fixation and Fear

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

In this retreat we’ll review a wide array of contemplative and somatic embodiment practices as well as contemporary psychological based tools to overcome self-fixation and gain access to a core drive to connect with the transpersonal serenity of being, getting curious with existence, and being kinder to our core beings. We will also offer yoga/movement taught by Lindsey Liberatore. This is an in-person retreat appropriate for both new and experienced practitioners.

Contemplative Care Retreat 2024: The Nobility of Imperfection

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

This retreat will offer a time of community exploration, grounded in the practice of the Six Paramitas (sometimes referred to as the Six Perfections). As we dive into the teachings of generosity, ethical conduct, patience, diligence, meditative concentration, and wisdom, we uncover their relevance in our relationships with both ourselves and others.

Seven-Day Retreat at Garrison Institute with Rupert Spira

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

For those of us who love to dive deeply into the heart of the non-dual understanding, retreats offer an unprecedented opportunity: seven days with Rupert and friends, nestled in a beautiful location in nature, where we steep together in the peace of our true nature. Retreats gather us in the heart of being, where we spend our days in self-abidance, friendship and creativity.

Home Is Here: Healing Racial Harm with Compassionate Care – A 3-Part Course

What does it mean to attend to our suffering in body, heart, and mind when racism has caused such intense hurt and pain; individually and collectively? In this 3-part series, we’ll begin our journey on the Path of restoration from the results of the dominant culture’s racism by examining deeply and fully individual and collective conditioning. With courageous honesty, we investigate how we may have been misled, misinformed, perhaps, even colluded in perpetuating or creating hurt and harm.

5-Night Silent Retreat with Mukti

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

This retreat will delve into the heart of our existence, as life Itself. Mukti will point participants to their essential Self, prior to personal identities, roles, history, or future. She’ll also focus on how to nurture remembrance of Self nature—free of definitions and divisions. To support this remembrance, Mukti will offer talks, periods of satsang (Q&A sessions exploring the nature of essential Truth), and guided meditations. This retreat will also provide several periods of daily, silent group meditation, as well as time to rest and enjoy the natural surroundings.

Healing Our Way Home: A Retreat for Women of Color

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

This is a retreat for women of color. Our focus will be the book Healing Our Way Home and the importance of ancestors, joy, and liberation. Join us for an exploration of how we can see ourselves in each other’s path of joy and liberation, and take refuge in our individual and collective healing.

People Who Care for People – A Retreat for Caregivers

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

Sharon Salzberg along with Ali Smith, Atman Smith and Andres Gonzalez (Co-Founders of The Holistic Life Foundation) offer this virtual retreat exploring the immense resilience of the human spirit, and how to find greater balance when serving others. Recharge physically, mentally, and emotionally in a community of caretakers from all walks of life with meditation, yoga, and contemplative practices.

Voice as Practice with Meredith Monk & Ellen Fisher

Garrison Institute 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D, Garrison, New York, United States

Meredith Monk and Ellen Fisher return to the Garrison Institute for this in-person workshop where voice, movement, and image intersect to create an opportunity for us each to discover our own personal richness.