Beginners Mind: Developing Your Practice – Spring 2019

About This Event

Recent research says that most of us spend nearly 50 percent of our time thinking about something other than what we’re doing, usually replaying events of the past or worrying about an imagined future, both contributing to stress and unhappiness. Mindfulness is the practice of cultivating present moment awareness by paying attention on purpose, with a sense of openness, curiosity, and patience. Through this lens, we are able to tap inner resources for greater clarity, ease, compassion, and resilience.

This half-day experiential retreat blends an introduction to the principles of mindfulness with periods of practice, including guided sitting and walking meditation, body scan and mindful communication. We will explore simple opportunities to bring mindful practice into daily life, and you will learn tips and resources for continued practice.


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Why Retreat?

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

To be more present and engaged in the world, to be of benefit to others. Vincent

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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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