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Mind-Body Self-Care Retreat: Creating a Space You’d Actually like to Live in
December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$80
Everyone can develop greater compassion and clarity, it just takes a little patience and effort. This special daylong is retreat designed to help you create a world of harmony and peace for yourself and others. By practicing Lovingkindness meditation and learning how to relate to your body and mind with acceptance and openness, you can develop your ability to find ease in all situations.
This retreat will provide simple tools for responding to emotional and physical pain, dealing with critical self-talk, and recognizing your goodness. Through discussion, meditation, and mindful exercises, you’ll learn to transform difficulties into to opportunities for greater empathy, connection, and wholeness.
No prior meditation experience is necessary, all levels are welcome. Wear comfortable clothes; you can choose to sit on a cushion or chair as you prefer.
$80 – Full Price
$75 – IDP Members Price
$65 – Early Bird Price – Special Discount: Register by November 26
Kimberly Brown is the executive director of The Interdependence Project, and a graduate of its Meditation Teacher Training Program. She leads mindfulness and compassion classes, workshops, and retreats for groups and individuals in NYC. Kim studies American and Tibetan Buddhism and practices lovingkindness meditation. Her teaching methods integrate depth psychology, compassion training, and traditional Buddhist techniques as a means to help everyone reconnect to their inherent clarity and openness. Learn more about Kim at this link.
Dan Cayer is a nationally certified teacher of the Alexander Technique and a graduate of IDP’s Meditation Teacher Training. After a serious injury left Dan unable to work or carry out tasks like cleaning dishes, he began studying the Alexander Technique. His return to health, as well as his experience dealing with the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of pain, has inspired him to help others. Dan now teaches the Alexander Technique as a method of recovering balance and well-being. He advocates it as a fantastic embodiment of mindfulness and awareness both on and off the cushion.