West Broward Mindfulness - 5 Day Residential Retreat - April 19th to 23rd

  • Delray Beach, FL, USA
  • Apr 19 - 23, 2019 (5 days)

About This Event

Cindy Ricardo, Piero Falci, Nicole Davis and Ivonne Hernadez will be facilitating a Mindfulness Retreat from April 19th to the 23rd. Join us for an opportunity to deepen your knowledge and practice of Mindfulness. This silent retreat will take place at the peaceful Casa San Carlos Retreat Center in Delray Beach, FL. Two different types of accommodation are available: shared room with shared bathroom, or private room and bath. The price includes rooms, meals and snacks. If you plan to participate, register sooner rather than later because space is limited.

Join the West Broward Mindfulness Sangha for our upcoming 5 day Mindfulness Retreat to be held at the peaceful Casa San Carlos Retreat Center (this is not a religious event--location is rented for the retreat) in Delray Beach, FL. 

This event will be facillitated by Cindy Ricardo, LMHC, and a CMT-P 300Hr, through the EMI Accredited training program (AMTTP) with the International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA), and Piero Falci, Mindfulness Meditation and Mindful Living Instructor and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR teacher trained by the senior teachers of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

During this event we will explore:

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 includes a Dharma talks, optional Gentle Yoga classes, Sound Healing classes and plenty of opportunities to practice seated, walking and eating meditation. The retreat is held in Noble Silence with some periods of Mindful Inquiry to help deepen your understanding of the practice. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.

Gentle Yoga/Mindful Movement—journey through body, mind & heart through Gentle movement. Learn to connect breath with movement. This is an optional class, if participating please bring a yoga mat.

Sound Healing Classes - This has been found to improve physical, emotional and mental health and well-being.

Compassion and Loving Kindness—Living in today's 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: from Friday to Tuesday, April 19th-23rd. Retreat begins at 4pm and ends at 2pm

Pricing is as follows

$592.00 for a private room/w bath - Full size bed and a Twin - (sleeps 2, please indicate if you are couple**) 

$489.00-per person for a shared room/w shared bath - Twin and full size bed available

**Price above is per person and includes ticketing fees.

If you are willing to give a fellow meditator a ride to the retreat house please email us at (contact info blocked).

Space is limited and will fill quickly, so register today!

*Course, Meals, Room and Board are included in price, compensation for the teachers isn't included. You may make a donation to the teacher when paying on PayPal or at end of retreat.

If practicing formal seated meditation (on the floor) please bring a cushion. Also please bring bedding, towels and toiletries. No smoking in the rooms or the retreat center. Smoking only permitted in parking lot or by pond. Please refrain from using scented products out of respect for others who may have an allergies. Chairs are available.

Join us and our Sangha as we to meditate in the Theravadin Buddhist Tradition.

Open to life, love and (contact info blocked)

The retreat was wonderful! (contact info blocked) was absolutely beautiful, food was really delicious and the teachers werejust extraordinary! We had a great chance to live these 3 days mindfully in the present moment, spent a lot of time outdoors, practiced yoga and meditated. It was a great experienced that brought calmness and clearness to my life. Mariya N. Miami Beach, Fl.

Event Highlights

  • Vegetarian meals
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Metta meditation
  • Dharma talks
  • Yoga Sessions

Schedule

Each day starts with a seated meditation, followed by breakfast and then alternating periods of seated meditation and walking meditation.

There will be breaks throughout the day for rest and relaxation.

There will be a gentle yoga/mindful movement session every day for the length of the retreat.

2 Sound healing sessions on Saturday and Sunday, this helps alleviate stress and tension in the body and open the heart to the practices of compassion.

Teacher support meetings, to help support participants with their practice; answer questions related to the practice of meditation, check in to see how practice is going, etc. These meetings will take place each day and will be held in 20 minute increments and are optional.

Venue Highlights

Casa San Carlos Conference Center and Retreat House
9600 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, Florida

Casa San Carlos is a newly completed retreat house located in suburban Delray Beach, Florida. Built in the classic Spanish mission design, the property has all the modern amenities for complete retreats. The property is in a secluded location, but still convenient to Palm Beach International Airport and Ft. Lauderdale Airport. All are welcome to take advantage of this beautiful, relaxing facility. Within Casa San Carlos, you will find private room accommodations, wi-fi service, food service, indoor dining room. On the tropically landscaped grounds, you will have access to a walking path surrounding a lake, colorful gardens with benches, as well as a pool, Jacuzzi, patio and outdoor eating area, all under screening.

Accommodations

There are 2 beds in both the Private and Shared Rooms; 1 twin and 1 full size. The shared rooms, share a bathroom. Rooms are very clean and comfortable.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Directions

Casa San Carlos Conference Center and Retreat House
9600 W Atlantic Ave, Bldg C, 33446 Delray Beach, United States

Tags: casa san carlos retreat center delray beach florida delray beach florida insight meditation mindful living mindfulness mindfulness meditation silent mindfulness retreat theravada buddhism

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