Please join us for Nourishing Inner Wisdom, Joy, and Beloved Community in a Polarized World Retreat with Valerie Brown and the Opening Heart Mindfulness Community of Washington, DC, 2019 Spring Retreat, April 5-7, 2019, Wellspring Conference Center, 11411 Neelsville Church Road, Germantown, MD, 20876.
In a safe and joyful environment, this weekend retreat offers mindfulness practices in the Plum Village tradition, including rest, reflection, and renewal. You will explore ways to cultivate inner wisdom and joy for greater healing and transformation, individually and collectively. During these times of intense divisiveness, there is also intense change. How do you hold this with understanding and love?
The retreat includes mindfulness practices: mindful breathing, mindful sitting, mindful walking, mindful eating (some of the meals will be eaten in silence) mindful speaking and listening, ceremonies and rituals of healing, mindful movement/yoga, deep relaxation, quietude, extended periods of silence, small and large group reflection, and dialogue.
The retreat will begin on Friday, April 5th at 6:00 pm with dinner (please arrive between 4 pm and 5:30 pm), and ends at 2pm, after lunch and closing circle on Sunday, April 7th.
Scholarships are available.