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Grounded in Gratitude: A Week of Stillness, Presence and Inner Listening Week of November 24-29, 2019

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In this retreat we will slow down, pause and listen deeply to what is most real and alive in our lives. When we are busy and overwhelmed, we miss the transformative power that listening with presence offers us. Through sitting meditation, yoga nidra (lying-down guided relaxation and inquiry practice), journaling, simple dyad exercises and group dialogues we will reconnect with an inner stillness, ground in a felt sense of gratitude and discover what may benefit from kind, loving attention in our lives.

When we stop resisting what is in our experience, we get closer to our own creative presence and we learn to listen. It's often the case that just beneath our conscious awareness there is a storehouse of messages just waiting to be delivered, and read with care. It's this layer of the psyche and heart that we will explore in the meditative context of stillness, gratitude and community. Whether it's a pivotal moment in your life and you're looking for clear direction, or you want to take a break and reconnect with yourself, or you are simply looking for a week of rejuvenation, this workshop is for you.

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