Spring Work Weekend

  • Southern Dharma Southern Dharma
  • Mar 2, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018 (3 days)
  • Dormitory for Women - $100.00 Double Room - $100.00 One-Person Cabin - $100.00 Tent Platform - $100.00

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SPRING WORK WEEKEND: An Introduction to Meditation

Help the Southern Dharma staff open our facilities for the 2018 retreat season. Working meditation sessions will include gardening and yard work, painting, seasonal cleaning, trail and road maintenance, and other annual housekeeping and maintenance activities.

The Spring Work Weekend is structured as a silent two-night retreat with scheduled sitting meditation sessions each morning and evening and with ample free time to enjoy the natural beauty and seclusion of Southern Dharma. Participants will be given basic instruction in sitting meditation and mindful movement. Working meditation sessions will provide participants an opportunity to practice mindfulness while engaging in everyday work activities.

The non refundable registration fee covers room, board (vegan cuisine), an introduction to Buddhist meditation, and the opportunity to serve the Southern Dharma retreat community. Registration is open to both beginners and experienced practitioners.

Participants should plan to bring indoor and outdoor work clothes, water-repellent work shoes or boots, indoor shoes or slippers, an outdoor hat, rain gear, and plenty of clothing layers to keep warm and comfortable through weather changes and fluctuating early spring temperatures.

 

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  • Mar 2, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018 (3 days)

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We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

This sounds like a dream! I am an education student and I have spent way too much time working all summer to pay for school. My boyfriend of 5 years is a government firefighter and has been away working most of the summer. His 30th Birthday and our 6th anniversary is coming up this winter, we would love to celebrate with a yoga retreat! We both love yoga but have barley had time to practice in the past few months. Keeping our fingers crossed! Jaimee and Dan
 

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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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