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June 2 -8, 2019

MEDITATION AND CREATIVITY RETREAT
led by Alicia Allen

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
The group size will be no larger than 18 participants.
There are a limited number of single rooms, so early registration is highly recommended.

For more information and registration contact Alicia Allen, 505-986-0147 or aliciafsallen@gmail.com

RETREAT DESCRIPTION

In this 7-day Meditation and Creativity Retreat we will explore how contemplative practice and the creative process are intimately related. We will enter the richness of silence for a nourishing time of meditation and inner reflection, and of creative exploration and expression. We will nurture our bodies with plenty of rest, good healthy food, and time spent walking in the wild beauty of the natural environment, or sitting by a clear mountain stream.

When we enter retreat, and surrender our habitual ways of presenting ourselves in the world, and begin releasing layer after layer of our emotional reactions to the experiences that arise in our lives, we have the opportunity to drop into the vast openness and stillness within. This profound resting in the natural ease of being restores us on every level. As we relax more and more deeply, we reawaken our fundamental curiosity and awareness, until we are free to meet ourselves directly, see things more clearly as they are, and respond in a most authentic and wise and caring way to everything that arises in our experience.

As we reconnect with our innate vitality and aliveness, we access our spontaneous freedom of expression, the exquisite brilliance and exuberance of our essential nature. This is the wellspring of our unique creative energy. We will explore this boundless source of creativity in a variety of ways, both individually and as a group. No previous meditation or artistic experience is necessary. Advanced levels of experience are also welcome, each person engages their meditation practice and creative process at their own growing edge. Individual meetings with the teacher will be offered throughout the retreat to assist this exploration in both areas.

June 16 - 22, 2019

REMEMBERING I
Women's Healing Intensive
Invitational / Closed Group

July 8 - 13, 2019

THE BRIDGE
Invitational / Closed Group

July 22 - 27, 2019

LIVING SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP:
A RETREAT FOR WOMEN

with
Toby Herzlich, Karen Allen, and Rachel Bagby

For more information contact:
BIOMIMICRY for Social Innovation
info@bio-sis.net

Nature-Inspired Tools and Practices
Enlivened with Play, Wonder, Curiosity and Inquiry

August 4 - 9, 2019


ANNUAL YOGA INTENSIVE
led by
Dean and Rebecca Lerner

Closed Group

Center for Well Being
123 Mt. Nittany Rd.
P.O. Box 644
Lemont, PA 16851
814/237-3042
www.centerforwellbeing.net

August 18 - 24, 2019

REMEMBERING II
Women's Healing Intensive
Invitational / Closed Group

September 2 - 8, 2019

LIVING WITH DYING :
The Death / Rebirth Experience as a Metaphor for Change

The metaphor of death is always at the heart of any authentic and lasting transformational experience. Both Monika and Diane have worked with the dying and the psychology and spirituality around death and the doorway of death. We will consider dreams surrounding death and supportive practices for conscious dying. Using Jung's Active Imagination and Grof's Holotropic Breathwork we will explore the profound ways in which death / rebirth realities in the psyche can inform our lives today.

For more information or registration contact
Diane Haug dianeh@newmexico.com or
Monika Wikman monikawikman@comcast.net