A Clearing in the Dense Forest of Your Life Daylong

Hugh Byrne St. Luke's Episcopal

Hugh Byrne

10/19/2019 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM  at  St. Luke's Episcopal (6030 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda, MD, 20814) (Map It)

A Clearing in the Dense Forest of Your Life: A Mindfulness and Loving-kindness Retreat

In this daylong retreat, we cultivate practices of mindfulness, self-compassion, and loving-kindness in sitting, walking, and movement, inviting a kind and accepting awareness of our moment-to-moment experience.

Supported by poetry and inquiry, we'll deepen beneficial qualities of heart and mind while letting go of difficult and challenging emotions and mind states--helping us live with greater freedom and ease in these challenging times.

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This venue is accessible to those with mobility impairments.

Parking and Public Transportation

This venue has plenty of parking and is accessible by public transportation.

IMCW retreats and workshops offer instruction in Buddhist meditation and talks on the awakening of our natural insight, love and wisdom. While the meditation practices derive from the Buddhist tradition, they are universal in orientation and address spiritual themes of concern to all contemplative traditions.

A workshop is not primarily silent (talking may be allowed during breaks and lunch) and may be focused on a special topic, such as applying meditation to relationships, emotional healing or physical well-being. Workshops may include a variety of formats, including different reflections and exercises and the sharing of experiences.

Registration

The base offering covers direct expenses for this event, including support for the teacher. Your payment at the two higher levels includes a tax-deductible donation to the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW).

Scholarships

Scholarships are available. To apply, please click the "Contact Us" button below before registering. You can also direct a donation to the scholarship fund on the registration form. Please apply early as funds are limited.

IMCW Refund Policy

$35 of the base registration fee is non-refundable. If you contact the retreat manager by clicking the "Contact Us" button below three weeks before the event, the balance of your registration will be refunded. Issuing a refund may take 2-4 weeks. If you cancel less than three weeks before your retreat begins, your full payment is forfeited. Please note that donations cannot be refunded (IRS regulations).

Fees:

Base:$75.00
Mid-level (Base + $10 donation):$85.00
Sponsor (Base + $20 donation):$95.00

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