Half-Day: Be Still and Know
- 2:00 PM at Emmaus United Church of Christ, (900 Maple Avenue East, (intersection of Rt. 123 & Westbriar Drive), Vienna, VA, 22180) (Map It)
Be Still and Know: Monthly Half-Day Silent Meditation Retreats to Rest and Restore
Amid the confusion and busyness of our everyday lives, these half-day retreats are designed to restore the weary, provide grounding for the contemplative, and stir inner wisdom for the activist. Our time together will consist of both silent and guided meditation, restorative movement, and short inspirational talks. Our hope is to provide a place you can come regularly to find stillness, strength and resolve.
Comfortable padded chairs are provided. You may bring your own cushion or bench to use on the carpeted floor. Participants provide their own lunch, and we'll eat communally in silence. There is ample parking, and bus service from the Silver Line Tyson's Corner.
IMCW Retreats and Workshops
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.
Retreat manager: Trisha Stotler
Our daylongs open for registration 12 weeks in advance.
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: $15 of the 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 check may take 2-4 weeks. If you cancel less than three weeks before your retreat begins, your full payment is forfeited.
Accessibility: Please specify any special needs or accommodations in the "Special Requests" section of the registration form. Thank you.
Late Registration: Online registration will close at 12 a.m. the day before the retreat. To request late registration, please email the retreat manager to check if there are still openings (email button, below).
Any questions? Contact us