A Day of Mindfulness Celebrating Earth Day
Facilitated by Jen Deraspe, founder of Nurture Through Nature Retreat Center
Join together in simple, gentle practices that bring us Home, to our True Nature, one conscious breath at a time. Take in autumn's splendor on this supportive workshop bringing the opportunity for more peace and centeredness.
10:00am~ Qi Gong Movement Meditation (no experience necessary--all welcome)
11:00am~ Walking Meditation
12:00pm~ Mindful Eating Meditation
12:30pm~ Nature reflection solo exercise in nature (bring journal)
1:00pm~ Dharma Sharing circle
2:00pm~ Sitting Meditation
2:30pm~ Closing circle and singing/chanting meditation
4:00-6:00pm OPTIONAL community sauna for an additional $15~~~a great way to anchor your experience! Walk our trails, enjoy the scenery, hang in a hammock and then wander to the sauna for a 4pm deep relaxation.
Suggested Donation for Day of Mindfulness: $45: includes yoga class, programming, and a charitable contribution to the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation. Please bring a healthy, prepared dish and serving utensil for a pot luck lunch serving about 10 people. (We have plates, bowls, eating utensils and stoves for warming food. )
Please reserve your spot at http://www.ntnretreats.com/reservations/
Spend the night: You may spend the night in our shared co-ed bunk room in Mt Pleasant Lodge, hostel-style, for an additional $54 per night. Option to begin your retreat on Friday, stay Saturday night post workshop or stay for both nights and really enjoy fall's splendor, nature's quiet, and simple living. http://www.ntnretreats.com/eco-cabins/mt-pleasant-lodge/
Create your own personal retreat: Take advantage of this weekend workshop by reserving your own private cabin or yurt and add this special workshop to your own personal retreat experience. Visit our website at http://www.ntnretreats.com and pick your cabin or yurt, based on availability.
10am to 3pm