5 Day Mindfulness Residential Retreat

  • 9900 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL, USA
  • Apr 19 - 23, 2019 (5 days)

About This Event

Join us at the peaceful Casa San Carlos Retreat Center in Delray Beach, Florida. During this Retreat we will practice: 

Mindfulness Meditation—develop the skill of non-judgmental awareness, gain clarity of  mind and a sense of ease through this healing and grounding practice.  Each day con sists of a Dharma talk, and plenty of opportunity to practice seated, walking and eating  meditation. Retreat is be held in Noble Silence beginning Fri. 6pm ending Wednesday at  2 pm.  Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.

Gentle Yoga/Mindful Movement—journey through body,  mind & heart through a         sequence of Gentle Yoga poses. Learn to connect breath with movement.

Compassion and Loving Kindness—Living in todays world is challenging. Cultivating the  ability to stay present and open-hearted is essential to maintain healthy relationships  with ourselves, others and all beings. 

When:  Friday to Wednesday, April 19th—23rd. Retreat begins at 4pm ends at 2pm
Pricing:  $489.00. for shared room & bath   $592.02 Private Room & Bath

Register at Eventbrite and search for West Broward Mindfulness events.  Register and pay in full, on this site to reserve your space. Or sign up for the Installment Plan on our Event Registration page at (contact info blocked)

*Meals, snacks, Room and Board included. Please bring towels, bed sheets, and toiletries.  and cushions if practicing seated meditation. Chairs will be provided. For more info or questions please call Cindy at (contact info blocked).

Join Cindy Ricardo, LMHC, Certified Mindfulness Instructor, Piero Falci, Mindful Living and Meditation Teacher, Jose Ricardo, Organizer and our Sangha as we meditate together. 

Open to life, love and (contact info blocked)

The whole retreat was a wonderful experience, it brought calmness and clarity of mind to my life. Thank you so much, Cindy and (contact info blocked)

Event Highlights

  • Come experience the healing benefits of the transformational practice of Mindfulness and Compassion Meditation. During retreat, we will practice seated, walking and eating meditation.
  • Meet with our experienced Meditation Teachers to support and deepen your practice. Several Meetings are scheduled, every day, during the duration of the retreat.
  • Practice Mindful Movement as an embodied approach to mindfulness meditation. This practice helps you develop awareness of what you carry in your body and how to attend to it in a mindful and compassionate way. You will led through a series of yoga poses by our experienced and compassionate Registered Yoga Teacher, Nicole Davis.
  • Experience the healing energy of Sound Healing. During this retreat, Ivonne Hernandez, Registered Yoga Teacher and Sound Healer will conduct sound healing using Crystal Bowls, Tibetan Bowls, Gong and other melodious instruments to alleviate stress and encourage relaxation.


Each day will consist of a hot, homemade Breakfast at 7:30pm.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is followed by alternating periods of seated and walking meditation. Some of these sessions will have basic meditation instruction.

There will also be a daily gentle/Mindful movement class.

Support meetings with the Mindfulness Teachers will be provided with a sign up sheet. These meetings will be available each day of the retreat and are meant to support you in deepening your experience and knowledge of Mindfulness Meditation. A talk related to the practice of Meditation and Compassion will be held daily in the afternoon and evening.

Venue Highlights

The Retreat Center is located in a peaceful area of Delray Beach, Florida. It is a beautiful, peaceful center, with lush gardens, an outside pond and outdoor seating areas where you can contemplate, meditate or just relax. Our past retreatants have expressed a deep appreciation for the location, staff and beautiful surroundings that helped make the retreat a welcoming place away from home.


The rooms are equipped with 1 twin bed and 1 full size bed. There are two types of accomodation; shared room with shared bath and a private room with a private bath. The rooms are spacious, clean and lovely.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian


The food at the retreat is made onsite and prepared by professional caterer's, customized to our specifications. The meals are vegetarian and they are one of many highlights of this retreat. They are wholesome and delicious. We also provide snacks, tea, coffee, juices and a variety of fresh fruit and organic cookies.


The closest airport is Palm Beach Airport and it's approximately 30 minutes away from the retreat center. You may also choose to fly into Ft. Lauderdale Airport, which is approximately 40 minutes away, depending on time of day and traffic. You can take an Uber or Lyft and the cost of that is about $30 from Palm Beach Airport to the retreat center or $38.00 from Ft. Lauderdale Airport.

Tags: compassion practices delray beach florida gentle yoga insight meditation meditation meditation instruction mindfulness sound healing vipassana

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Retreat Guru's Vision

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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