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Jan
20
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Daylong: The Beauty of Beginning Again
with Shell Fischer
1/20/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah (Stephens City)
During this silent daylong retreat, we’ll be exploring through guided and silent practice how we can let ourselves off the hook for all the ways we believe we’ve somehow failed, reminding ourselves that every single moment is an opportunity to start over, that nothing has been lost, that our lives can and do and are in fact always changing.
Jan
27
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Daylong: The Inquiry Intensive
with Jonathan Foust
1/27/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at St. Luke's Episcopal (Bethesda)
This is highly experiential and interactive. In addition to internally-focused practices, through inquiry with a partner and small groups, you'll meet new people in a safe and supportive environment.
Jan
27
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This event is fully booked.

Your registration will be placed on our waitlist and we will contact you if a space is available.

Daylong/Half-day: Coming into Stillness
with Gene Kijowski
1/27/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at IMCW Center for Mindful Living (Washington)
Whether you’ve been meditating for years or just beginning, this time together in Sangha will be an opportunity to deepen your practice by coming into silence through sitting and walking mediation.
Feb
02
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Weekend Workshop: Women's Winter Retreat
with Mira Tessman and Tawanna Kane
2/2/2018  - 2/3/2018
at Carmelite Monastery (Towson)
Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3. Within a community of feminine hearts, we will nurture ourselves and each other with self-compassion and loving-kindness practices, listen to what is most essential within our heart’s, gain clarity and courage about direction and next steps for creating an intentional life.
Mar
10
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Daylong: A Meditative Journey
with Jonathan Foust
3/10/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at St. Luke's Episcopal (Bethesda)
Through the day you’ll learn movement sequences and breathing techniques that help to release deep-seated tension and draw your awareness inward. Two guided body scan experiences help cultivate a sense of deep ease and integration.
Mar
17
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Half-Day: Practicing Presence
with Steve Zappalla
3/17/2018 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston (Reston)
The focus of this retreat is to uncover and connect to the present moment and our own authentic self to find less stress and more calm in our daily lives. We will cultivate and discover the value of stillness to help us rest in the “here and now” moment.
Apr
07
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Workshop: Mindful Communication in Challenging Times
with Bill Mies
4/7/2018 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
at IMCW Center for Mindful Living (Washington)
In this communications workshop we will explore and experiment with finding a wise path through difficult conversations. We will cultivate the qualities and insights inherent in human nature that encourage mutual understanding, empathy, intimacy, and meaningful communication.
Apr
21
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Daylong: Cooling the Flames of Anger
with Shell Fischer
4/21/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah (Stephens City)
During this silent meditation retreat, we’ll be exploring how we can work with our minds, bodies, and hearts to help us cool the flames of anger within us, and cultivate more patience, kindness, joy, and ease.
May
06
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Half-day Mindfulness Mini-Retreat
with Linda Naini
5/6/2018 2:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
at Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard (Frederick)
Slow down, awaken your senses, and come home to this body, breath, heart, and natural world around you through mindfulness meditation practices. This afternoon will include guided sitting, walking, and lying-down meditations, mindful sharing, and movement practices in the rolling hills of Frederick, Maryland.
May
19
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Daylong: Meditation & Intuition
with Jonathan Foust
5/19/2018 9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
at St. Luke's Episcopal (Bethesda)
In order to climb out of any rut, resolve any problem or sense your path from a new perspective, you have to shift your awareness. This retreat helps this awakening.
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