All things are connected. The art of community is discovering how.
In each generation we’re asked to discover, through love and suffering, that we are in our hearts the same, and that caring for each other is the one tribe we all belong to. Based on his latest book, this workshop with poet and philosopher Mark Nepo seeks to uncover and personalize pathways that bring us together. We explore questions such as:
- How can we live fully alone and together?
- How do we inhabit what we have in common as well as what makes us unique?
- How do we hold each other as we tumble along in the story of our lives?
- In what ways can we deepen our daily practice of service and compassion?
To honor the timeless process that enlivens these questions, we focus on moments of community and how they work. We explore the heartwork required to inhabit our lives by engaging our ongoing relationships to self, other, work, community, and our source.
Things To Bring
Bring a journal.
|4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.||Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)|
|7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m.||Welcome & Orientation|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|Noon–1:00 p.m.||Check Out|
The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.
Dining Hall Hours (Meals begin with dinner on arrival day and end with lunch on departure day.):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.
Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Meet the Teachers
Mark Nepo is a poet, philosopher, and New York Times best-selling author. He has moved ...
Tuition & Fees
We are no longer taking registrations for this workshop.
More Together Than Alone
Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight.
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