Sylvia Boorstein & Sharon Salzberg's Holiday Season Retreat

Sylvia Boorstein & Sharon Salzberg's Holiday Season Retreat

St. Columba's Episcopal Church Sylvia Boorstein Sharon Salzberg

Sylvia Boorstein and Sharon Salzberg

12/1/2017 - 12/2/2017 at St. Columba's Episcopal Church, (4201 Albemarle St., NW, Washington, DC, 20016) (Map It)

As part of our 20th Anniversary Celebration, IMCW invites you to join Sylvia Boorstein and Sharon Salzberg for a weekend workshop

Registration has been extended to be open online until 5 p.m. on Friday. Walk-ins are welcome to this event--tickets can be purchased at the door.

Participants may register for the individual evening Friday event, the all-day Saturday event, or purchase a two-day pass for both the Friday night December 1 talk and the December 2 daylong. 

Peace on Earth, Good Will to All: Cultivating an Inclusive Heart 

 Friday, December 1, 7:30-9 p.m.

An evening of Dharma (teaching) talk and meditation with two leading meditation teachers. Explore ways to cultivate kindness, balance, right speech and inner contentment in these challenging times. Gain new tools for resolving differences among family, friends and others during holiday gatherings and beyond.  

Peace and Joy: When, If Not Now?

Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Nurture your capacity for joy, calm and ease throughout the holiday season. Learn to cultivate a more mindful and loving presence. These renowned teachers bring over four decades of teaching and meditation experience to offer a more balanced and grounded preparation for the coming New Year. Their engaging sessions combine talks, dialogue, meditation practice, humor and Q&A. 

Teacher bio's: Sylvia Boorstein, Sharon Salzberg

Retreat Manager: Betty Rogers

Accessibility: This venue is handicapped accessible. There is a special entrance and elevator for special needs. Please contact the retreat manager for information and note any needs in the "Special Requests" section of the registration page.



IMCW is offering Early Bird pricing of 20% off the regular fees until September 30.

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 ($15 for Friday-only tickets) 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.

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).


Friday night only:$25.00
Saturday only:$85.00
Both Friday & Saturday:$100.00

Any questions? Contact us