February 2–9, 2013
During Week 5, choose one in-depth workshop to enjoy for the whole week. Explore mindfulness-based stress reduction and how to apply it in your daily life with Melissa Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer (see below). Discover special qigong empowerments to activate and harmonize energy for healing with Robert Peng. Or, delve into personal writing and tell your own story with Nancy Slonim Aronie. Steven Michael Pague also joins us this week to teach optional qigong classes and to host evening events and community gatherings.
A Retreat in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Melissa Blacker, MA, and Florence Meleo-Meyer, MS, MA
Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned program at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, this retreat teaches us the basics of mindfulness-based stress reduction and how to apply it in our daily life. Director of Oasis Professional Education Programs at the Center, Florence Meleo-Meyer, and guiding teacher in the Boundless Way Zen sangha, Melissa Blacker, engage us in sitting meditation, body scanning, and hatha yoga, and guide us in practicing and integrating mindfulness in our communications and other daily activities.
While You’re Here
Add an optional cleanse.
Strategies for a Healthy Lifestyle Cleanse
Add this special weeklong cleanse and enjoy an abundant array of delicious, healthy foods combined with detoxifying Chinese and Western supplements, teas, and juices to restore and rejuvenate your life. There is an additional $200 charge for this program.