A Healing & Restoration Retreat

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

In partnership with the Acosta Institute, we are honored to present the Healing & Restoration Retreat, a transformative three-day experience designed as a sanctuary for changemakers, leaders and educators experiencing burnout.

LGBTIQ+ Retreat Waking Up Fabulous: Taking Refuge & Care

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

This retreat is an opportunity for us to come together as an LGBTIQ+ community and care for ourselves: to remember who we really are and to recollect our true inner goodness. We will explore ways of sustaining a kind heart, a clear open mind, and a strong body. We will engage with the ancient teachings and practices offered by the Buddha that cultivate compassion, wisdom, and skillful actions.

Mind & Life Institute Summer Research Institute

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

We’ve never been more connected and yet so divided. Just as technology brings us closer together, we are increasingly polarized, finding affirmation in online echo chambers rather than seeking common ground. Loneliness and isolation are fueling a global mental health crisis just as climate emergencies hasten hunger and the mass displacement of people.

Becoming Bodhisattvas – The Path of Confidence with Ethan Nichtern

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

Many of us are longing for an in-depth, in-person meditation retreat. This is a great opportunity to do so. Like last year, this retreat will focus on practices and teachings related to the path of the Bodhisattva, a body of teachings all about a compassionate and wise way of being in world in turmoil. This year we will focus on the theme of Confidence. 

Spiritual Retreat with Divine Master Sri Bhramrishi Siddhguru

World Spiritual Forum is conducting a spiritual retreat in the divine presence of our Divine Master, Sri Brahmrishi Siddhguru (referred to as “Gurudev”) from July 4 to July 7, 2024 at the Garrison Institute. This retreat includes Siddhasana (yoga, meditation and other activities in silence), lectures on our ancient wisdom, singing of the divine songs (Bhajans), chanting mantras and most importantly informal discussion with Sri Siddhguru.

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.

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.