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July 2019
Walking Awake
Harvesting the Messages from Nature

Walking Awake Retreat Kirkridge
It's summer time on the mountain and Nature is in full bloom and yet, August 1st marks the Celtic observance of Lughnasadh, a celebration of the year's first harvest. Nature's gifts abound...can you see them? Nature is communicating with us all the time...are you present enough to receive the messages? Are you 'walking awake'?
 
Join Denise Crawn of Walking Awake, LLC for a weekend retreat experiencing ways to connect more deeply to the natural world that surrounds us and exploring how to harvest the gifts available to us through our relationship with Nature.
 
With a focus on Nature and a touch of Celtic Spirituality this weekend on the mountain will provide a balanced blend of group gatherings, guided walks and meditations, rituals and activities, story, poetry, and song.  In addition, there will be plenty of opportunity for individual free time to rest or to explore the many wooded trails at Kirkridge and neighboring Columcille Megalith Park with its over 90 Standing Stones.
 
On Saturday, August 3rd, there will also be the option of attending Columcille's Lughnasadh Celebration.
 
Be sure to bring your camera, journal, sketch pad, drum, rattle, and of course, your love of Nature!
       
Date: August 2 -4, 2019
Cost: Cost $425 includes double occupancy room, board and tuition

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Texas Yoga Retreat 
Practice in Community

Texas Yoga Retreat
The 19th Texas Yoga Retreat will be held from October 25-27. Take advantage of an incredible opportunity to study with teachers who have been honing their craft for decades. 
 
Suitable for all levels, the retreat features concurrent classes so you can choose the right class for you at each time slot. You'll find a range of both strenuous and gentle classes, along with time for genuine conversations plus Q&A with the instructors. 
 
The location, Radha Madhav Dham Ashram in the Hill Country of Austin, radiates a peaceful, heart-centered energy felt immediately upon entering the gates. The ashram grounds consist of rolling hills, gardens, hiking trails, meditation temple and the Ancient Yoga Center built specifically for retreats. It's a true sanctuary for restoration of body, mind and spirit.
 
As part of the Texas Yoga Retreat, and included with your registration, we offer a Yoga Therapy Conference that is approved by IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists). You can pick and choose - go to some Yoga Therapy classes plus some regular retreat classes or stay in the Yoga Therapy track the whole time. We ask instructors to hang out with us for the entire retreat weekend so that they can fully immerse themselves, share meals with participants and help us create the diverse yoga community which is a vital part of our vision for the retreat. All of the meals are made on site: vegetarian (milk products included), gluten-free and utterly delicious. 

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Macrobiotics Conference
Better Eating, Better Living

Macrobiotics Conference
The theme of the 2019 Macrobiotic Summer Conference is "Celebrating Planetary Food with Our Celebrity Chefs. The week-long event will feature over 25 leading macrobiotic teachers, counselors, and chefs, including leading experts Bill Tara, a microbiotic pioneer, and his wife, renowned celebrity chef Marlene Watson-Tara. Bill served as VP of Erewhon Natural Foods, founder of the Community Health Foundation in the UK, and a co-founder of the Kushi Institute. He and Marlene direct MACROVegan in London. Marlene, author of Macrobiotics for All Seasons. Bill will offer a keynote address on "The Future of Nutrition." Bill and Marlene will be teaching at the Conference and will also be available for personal counseling.

The Summer Conference is a perfect occasion to further your knowledge and understanding, meet old friends and make new ones, and enjoy a week of delightful food and fellowship in a beautiful natural environment.

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Feel More Alive Than Ever
Movement, Singing & Ceremony

Wild _ Well at Art Monastery
"A full mind-, body-, spirit-nourishing experience. Neva's shared wild vibrant energy is truly contagious."
-Participant Maria Pilar Pina, Virginia

Are you looking to lift yourself out of anxiety, depression, and lack of motivation? Wild & Well offers you a new sense of aliveness and meaning.
Fully come to life through movement, singing and ceremony. In Wild &  Well we have morning meditation and singing, 2.5 hours of Catalyst Training embodiment practice, and evening ceremonies.  Hosted by the Art Monastery in Vermont, the retreat is set on 6 acres of lush, riverfront land. Participants can swim in the Connecticut River, eat food grown in our on-site gardens, and share in the established creative-contemplative communal practices of the Artmonks. By the end of this retreat you'll feel nourished, empowered, and centered. Come as you are, leave Wild & Well!


Write Yourself 
For Writers of All Kinds 

Writing Retreat
Hope Springs Institute announces its newest workshop designed to support all kinds of writers August 1- 4, 2019. Imagine writing to your heart's content in a bucolic Appalachian foothill setting. Living for 4 days/3 nights in an old farmhouse with modern amenities while eating, as you wish, Hope Springs' second-to-none homemade and nutritious meals.
 
A time-tested writing schedule that balances individual and group time structures the long weekend. We'll have plenty of individual writing blocks, some community blocks focused on self-care and the writing process, evening fire reflections, and mid-day offerings of fresh-air activities for those who choose. Night owls, early birds, and those in between are all welcome and we'll have around the clock snacks and refreshments to keep you going.

From almost a decade of facilitating writing retreats, Michelle Rivera-Clonch, PhD, is bringing top line experiences about self-care to writers of all kinds through Write Yourself. 


Better Together
A Couple's Retreat

Better Together-A Couple_s Retreat
August 9-14
Crested Butte, CO

Pause and Refresh Your Body, Mind & Spirit So You Can Start Living Your Most Energized, Vibrant & Fulfilling Life-TOGETHER

You...Him...The Great Outdoors........and Horses

Can one weekend deepen your relationship forever?

Join us Aug 9-14, 2019 in Crested Butte/Gunnison CO for an incredibly unique and powerful experience where you both will: - Reconnect with your true self - Get clear on what you really want in life - Learn to work as a team so together you have more fun, help each other thrive and powerfully create your best life and relationship

In this retreat you both will: Unplug from your day-to-day - Reevaluate and refocus on what you want in life - Learn emotional resilience and communication techniques that help you balance your responsibilities and stress with your passions and desires (and men and women do those things in a different way, right?)


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Leaping Upon the Mountain
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Mens Retreat
This weekend workshop is for non-offending adult male survivors of sexual child abuse, rape, physical violence, emotional abuse and/or neglect. Our goal is to offer a safe, encouraging environment of healing. The weekend will provide a variety of healing activities, including the sharing of stories, writing exercises, anger work and other emotional expressions, small group discussion, relaxation and yes, even fun.

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Deepen Your Creativity
Let Meditation Unleash You!

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"The exercises unleashed a torrent of creative art & writing energy."
"This is a Heart & Art Academy."
"HeartMind was liberating and relaxing."
-2018 HeartMind participants

Longing to set your creativity free? Join the Abbess of the Art Monastery and the Abbess of Green Gulch Farm Zen Temple for HeartMind: Art & Zen Retreat at Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery in California August 12-16.

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Let Your True Wisdom Flow
Writing as a Wisdom Project

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Combining seated meditation in the Zen tradition with the practice of imaginative writing, this workshop invites intimate and creative study of the mind. Engaging playfully with language, we write together from prompts and read aloud, listen, and respond to one another's words. Our writings and responses are explorations, and our conversations are based in imaginative insight rather than craft or critique. August 30-September 2

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Light Community Celebration
NM Retreat: August 2-7, 2019 

Light Community Celebration
Join us in celebrating the newest sacred center of light for activating new star technologies and modeling the healing waters center that will become an integral part of light communities that thrive. Over 7 days, we will model the pure intention of light community as exemplified in this special location. We are called to this region by the Pleiadian Star Elders.


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IAM Center for Creative Healing
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Contemplative Prayer & Silent Rtrt
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Delhi, NY
Grounded in the fullness of the ancient Christian faith, our programs have in mind the needs and peculiarities of contemporary Westerners who desire the rigor and intensity of a monastic contemplative training that will, at the same time, be relevant to their lives in the world. 

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Western Spirit Enrichment Center
Personal Retreats 

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You've taken an ordinary vacation before, now take a spiritual journey that will change your life - Western Spirit's mind, body, spiritual retreats.

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Flaget Retreat Center
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We provide a modestly priced, relaxing spiritual and private space for meetings and retreats. We can accommodate multiple groups of up to 300 people at a time. Located in a residential area and only fifteen minutes from Louisville Airport.

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A Wonder Valley Ranch
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Pumpkin Hollow Retreat Center
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