Mindfulness

We are excited to share that our 2023 season will be rolling out over December/January. Please check back regularly

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Metta Vipassana: Awareness as a Path to Liberation

With Michele McDonald and Steven Smith

April 26 - May 10, 2023
Cortes Island
Experience Metta (unconditional love and kindness) Vipassana (insight) meditation on beautiful Cortes Island. In this 14-day silent retreat, discover the four immeasurables (unconditional love, wise compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity) through meditations that fuse these fundamental spiritual emotions with the intuitive wisdom of Vipassana. Develop compassionate awareness and a more…

Healing at the Edge: Conscious Living, Conscious Dying

With RamDev Dale Borglum

May 10 - 14, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Feb 8, 2023.
Imagine living without fear. Imagine approaching the unknown with an open heart. There is a path to this freedom.

Watercolour and the Art of Seeing

With David McEown

May 10 - 14, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Feb 8, 2023.
Explore watercolour’s magical flowing spontaneity and essential techniques as you paint directly from nature. Enhance your perception, way of “seeing”, and connectedness to the earth with this travel-friendly medium.

Tantra and the Energetics of Intimacy: A Traditional Immersion

With Yogacharini Maitreyi

June 16 - 21, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Mar 17, 2023.
Learn Tantric practices and tools for your daily life that create deeper self connection, self awareness, healing and resilience. Work with your mind and prana and experientially understand the principles of Tantra.

Open to the Sacred: A Meditation Retreat

With Dawn Mauricio

June 21 - 25, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Mar 22, 2023.
What is your relationship to the sacred? Do you turn away from it or use it as a support for these turbulent times?

Mindful Self-Compassion

With Megan Prager and Martin Thomson-Jones, PhD

June 25 - 30, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Mar 26, 2023.
This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion, practice self-compassion in daily life, motivate themselves with kindness…

Cultivating Wellbeing for Health Professionals

With Mark Lau, PhD and Andrea Grabovac, MD

September 22 - 27, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Jun 23, 2023.
"In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, if you feel “burnout” setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself." -Dalai Lama Replenish and revitalize yourself in this mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) meditation retreat for physicians,…