Soak up the nourishment this residential silent retreat highlighting practices from Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)! This teacher-led silent retreat for gender-identified women is perfect for MSC graduates, graduates of MSC Core Skills training, as well as other mindfulness practitioners including MBSR graduates who are familiar with lovingkindness and other compassion practices.
The philosophy of mindful self-compassion will be woven throughout the retreat in both what we are doing and how we are working with the retreat experience including extensive practice with the inquiry, “What do I need right now?”. Strengthen your ability to be present with yourself just as you are, with kindness and care with expert guidance by experienced retreat leaders and in a compassionate community of other women.
Participants will also be nourished by a natural environment with woods, fields and a pond and wholesome, organic meals. The daily schedule includes guided and silent sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement/gentle yoga, daily sense and savor walk outdoors, body scan, lovingkindness meditation, other compassion practices, and teaching focused on applying self-compassion, especially finding the balance between giving and receiving. Individual and group inquiry sessions with teachers are included.
This fulfills the silent retreat requirement for professional training in MSC, MBSR and MBCT. Space Limited.