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Sep
29
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Weekend Retreat: Awareness-the Path to Freedom
with Hugh Byrne and Rebecca Hines
9/29/2017  - 10/1/2017
at Pearlstone Retreat Center (Reisterstown)
This retreat offers a path for developing clarity of awareness with each moment. This leads to greater calm and stability of mind and the deepening of insight.
Oct
13
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Fall Weeklong 2017
with Jonathan Foust, La Sarmiento, Pat Coffey and Sebene Selassie
10/13/2017  - 10/20/2017
at Pearlstone Retreat Center (Reisterstown)
Friday, October 13-Friday, October 20. The focus of this retreat is to enhance intimacy with ourselves and the world. In order to help participants discover a sense of stillness and deep listening, silence will be maintained throughout the retreat except during question/answer periods and interviews with the teachers.
Nov
17
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Weekend Retreat: Deepening Presence, Deepening Embodiment
with Stan Eisenstein
11/17/2017  - 11/19/2017
at Wellspring Conference Center (Germantown)
Friday, November 17-Sunday, November 19. The focus of this silent retreat will be a deepening sense of stillness and embodied presence. Through dharma talks, group meetings with the teacher, meditation instruction, gentle qigong practices, and personal meditation, you will be guided to a deeper experience of wholeness, authenticity, and the capacity for living in the present moment.
Dec
27
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New Year's Retreat 2017
with Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust, Hugh Byrne and Luisa Montero-Diaz
12/27/2017  - 1/1/2018
at Pearlstone Retreat Center (Reisterstown)
Wednesday, December 27-Monday, January 1. The New Year is a wonderful time to touch sacred presence and deepen our roots in spiritual life. In this silent retreat we will open our hearts and minds through practices of Vipassana (mindfulness meditation--both sitting and walking sessions), traditional heart meditations (metta), yoga (mindful movement) and evening chanting.
Mar
16
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Weekend Women’s Retreat: Nurturing Self-Compassion
with Shell Fischer
3/16/2018  - 3/18/2018
at Claymont Court Retreat Center (Charles Town)
Friday, March 16-Sunday, March 18. During this silent women’s weekend retreat, we’ll be exploring a variety of different ways that we can offer more of our love, care, and forgiveness to the person we spend the most time with – ourselves.
Apr
27
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Spring Weeklong 2018
with Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust and Pat Coffey
4/27/2018  - 5/4/2018
at Pearlstone Retreat Center (Reisterstown)
Friday, April 27-Friday, May 4. The focus of this weeklong retreat is to enhance intimacy with ourselves and the world. In order to help participants discover a sense of stillness and deep listening, silence will be maintained throughout the retreat except during question/answer periods and interviews with the teachers.
Jun
08
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Weekend Retreat: Befriending Our Fear
with Shell Fischer
6/8/2018  - 6/10/2018
at Claymont Society, Great Barn (Charles Town)
Friday, June 8-Sunday, June 10. During our time together, we’ll be exploring ways that we can begin to take a closer look at our fears, at some of the reasons they hijack us, and at how we can slowly begin to face and dissolve them with grace, curiosity, courage, kindness and compassion.
Jun
27
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Family Retreat 2018
with Jennifer Jordan, Ofosu Jones-Quartey and Fred Persi
6/27/2018  - 7/1/2018
at Sevenoaks Retreat Center (Madison)
Wednesday, June 27-Sunday, July 1.
Jul
19
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Opening the Heart in the Divine Abodes Residential Retreat
with Shell Fischer and Pat Coffey
7/19/2018  - 7/23/2018
at Sevenoaks Retreat Center (Madison)
Thursday, July 19-Monday, July 23. During this 5-day silent retreat at the beautiful Sevenoaks Retreat Center in Madison, VA, we will explore the Brahma Viharas, or Divine Abodes – four practices that open and nurture the heart.