Lori Anne Schwanbeck
is a mindfulness-based somatic psychotherapist. Lori developed Sense and Sensibility, a sensory-focused mindfulness treatment for emotional regulation, which she teaches internationally. She is cofounder of Mindfulness Therapy Associates, located in San Francisco. www.mindfulnesstherapy.org.
Following ancient traditions on the winter solstice, we will take this poignant time to retreat, slow down, and dive into stillness, silence, and inner exploration. While the natural world appears to be dormant, the inner realms are alive, transmuting the passage between the old and the new. The solstice asks how we stand open hearted in the face of the darkest night, while holding faith in the returning light.
During this retreat, we will be exploring the following questions:
· What needs to end to make space for a new beginning?