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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Feeding Your Demons: Wisdom for Resolving Inner Conflict: Kapala Training Level 1

Chandra Easton

Discover deep healing and integration as you explore practices from the lineage of the 11th-century Tibetan yogini Machig Labdrön. Learn how to feed your “demons” (anything that plagues or blocks you) rather than do battle with them, as you move from a paradigm of fighting your shadow to one of nurturing it. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
March 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Harmonica-Based Mindfulness: Reduce Stress and Play Blues, Rock, and Folk Instantly!

David Harp

Could you benefit from a unique and joyful way to begin or deepen a mindfulness or yoga practice? What better way to focus on breathing—a basic element of yoga, mindfulness, and many stress-reduction methods—than with the inhalations and exhalations of a catchy rhythm on a harmonica? more …

Friday, March 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 13–15, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Joy of Living Meditation Retreat

Kell Julliard

Created by Tibetan meditation master Mingyur Rinpoche, the Joy of Living Meditation Retreat shows you how meditation helps create a peaceful mind and a joyful heart. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 15–20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mindful Self-Compassion Training

Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff

Open to everyone, including professionals who wish to teach self-compassion to others. We can learn to respond to life’s challenges with self-compassion, treating ourselves with kindness and understanding even when things go wrong. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Psychologists, and Social Workers.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 22–26, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Stillness in Motion: Zen Practice and Wild Goose Qigong

Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum

How would it feel to meet each moment with effortless effort, and find ease and joy in everyday life? Experience what it would be like to do just that through the combined practices of Zen and Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Your Mission in Life: Care of Soul, Body, Spirit, and World

Thomas Moore

We were sent here for a purpose. We have a destiny, a job to do. If we’re doing that job, we find peace and joy even in the midst of difficulties. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
April 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Cultivating Loving-Kindness: A Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Stephen Cope

1 year of yoga practice in any tradition; no meditation experience required. Slow down. Breathe. Dive deep and rediscover the core of loving-kindness that exists within. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
April 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Freestyle Meditation: Finding Your Own Way

Steven Leonard

Experience meditation in a style of openness and freedom. Forget all your old ideas of what you should or shouldn’t do while you meditate, and recall a more expansive and joyful way of being. more …

April 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Wholeness Process: A New Path to Awakening and Resolving Problems

Connirae Andreas

Discover the Wholeness Process, a powerful tool for dissolving the everyday sense of ego that you can use for your spiritual nourishment and evolution. more …

Friday, May 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 1–3, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Yoga and Meditation

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Do you want to try yoga and meditation but don’t know where to begin? Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment in which to explore the basics? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 10–15, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Cherokee Bodywork

Lewis Mehl-Madrona

For massage therapists and bodyworkers as well as those without prior bodywork experience. Almost all indigenous cultures had direct, hands-on methods of healing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Massage & Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
May 10–15, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

iRest Yoga Nidra Level 1: The Art and Science of Integrative Restoration

Anne Douglas

For yoga teachers and students, mental-health professionals, and those interested in personal growth. The practice of Integrative Restoration (iRest®) Yoga Nidra is a profound process of mindfulness meditation that leads to psychological, physical, and spiritual well-being. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Nurses, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
May 10–15, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Meditation Made Possible

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Take the opportunity to get to know yourself in a whole new way through the ancient technique of meditation. Whether you’re new to these practices or a longtime meditator, the community and support of fellow practitioners enables you to dive deeply into the embrace of your mind and your life, exactly as they are. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 15–17, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

True Refuge

Tara Brach

Discover a sanctuary of wisdom and peace in your own awakened heart, even in the face of life’s greatest challenges. While insecurity and loss are natural parts of being alive, we can learn the pathway home to the loving presence, confidence, and happiness that is intrinsic to our being. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Psychologists, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 17–22, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Tantric Sadhana: Meditation and Shaktipat to Awaken Kundalini

Swami Khecaranatha

For all levels. Freedom and liberation are available to everyone. This intensive program provides tools to actualize spiritual transformation in your life and realize that the Divine dwells within you, just as you are. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
May 17–22, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Neuroscience of Buddhism and Yoga: Harnessing the Brain for Healing and Happiness

Jim Hopper and Dana Moore

For therapists, yoga instructors, researchers, and everyone interested in harnessing the brain for transformation. Learn how Buddhist- and neuroscience-informed meditation and yoga techniques can cultivate mindful embodiment and transform habitual thoughts, emotions, and behaviors into openings for freedom, love, and happiness. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Nurses, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, May 22, 2015

May 22–25, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

TriYoga: Yoga, Jnana, and Nada

Kali Ray (Yogini Kaliji)

For all levels. Yoga (the path), jnana (ageless knowledge), and nada (mantra and music) come together in TriYoga®, the art and science of yogaflow. more …

Monday, May 25, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 25–29, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness

Sam Chase

6 months of yoga experience. For millennia, people from every culture have been fascinated by the pursuit of happiness. Both Aristotle and the Dalai Lama have called happiness our most fundamental human desire. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, May 29, 2015

May 29–31, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Wild, Deep, Masculine, and Free: A Weekend for Men

David Harshada Wagner, Tim Walsh, and David Odorisio

For all men. Something profound happens when men share their challenges and triumphs. They learn to trust and relate to each other through a collective power, and to honor the deeper masculine energies in themselves and the world. more …

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31–June 5, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Discover Your Soul's Path Through the Akashic Records

Linda Howe

For everyone. Take your life from ordinary to extraordinary using the Pathway Prayer Process to access the heart of the mystical Akashic records, sometimes called the “Book of Life. more …

Friday, June 5, 2015

June 5–7, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Getting Present: Yoga and Meditation for This Moment

Kelly Morris

Live life more fully and joyfully by developing the ability to be present all the time, anywhere. Get connected and get out of your own head with a set of practical tools that help you stay grounded in the only thing that exists—this very moment. more …

Continuing Education Credits
June 5–7, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Wisdom of Yoga: A Classic Kripalu Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Stephen Cope

For all levels. Are you longing for quiet, peace of mind, spiritual reinvigoration, and reconnection with Self? Senior Kripalu teacher Stephen Cope invites you to a delicious, practice-oriented weekend of gentle Kripalu Yoga with meditation in motion, deep relaxation, sitting and walking meditation, periods of silence, devotional chanting, and inspirational dharma talks focused on the wisdom of our lineage. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

June 17–19, 2015 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Animal Wisdom: Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals

Linda Bender

What do animals have to teach us about love, courage, and healing? Learn a form of communication that moves beyond words, time, or space. With help from the animals, enter the richness of your own experience, reconnecting to your unique gifts and treasures. more …

Friday, June 19, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 19–21, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Fit Soul, Fit Body: Nine Keys to a Healthier, Happier You

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

For everyone. Celebrate the summer solstice in an extraordinary weekend designed to bring hope and purpose to your life and give you the skills you need to be successful on your journey. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
June 19–21, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yin and Yang Yoga: Stillness, Alchemy, Power, and Flow

Paulie Zink

Paulie Zink’s approach to yoga is about finding and following your unique individual path—opening to your intuitive heart and discovering the artist inside you. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
June 19–22, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Embodied Compassion: Buddhist Practices for Awakening the Heart

Lama Willa Miller, Bill Morgan, and Susan Morgan

For everyone. Learn to access the compassion that lives below the surface of your thoughts and feelings. This inherent compassion is a source of strength and resilience, with the possibility to heal, restore, and even free you from suffering. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 22–26, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Journey Into the Labyrinth: Walking the Path of Insight

Deborah Ketter and Lars Howlett

For everyone; no yoga experience needed. Explore the labyrinth as a sacred form of walking meditation and a pathway to healing, creativity, and personal transformation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

June 23–26, 2015 Tuesday–Friday 3 nights

Mindfulness as a Life-Changing Practice: Transforming Negative Habits to Cultivate Happiness

Terry Fralich

Mindfulness is a skill-based path that can powerfully enhance your life. Terry Fralich has developed a unique approach to the practice of mindfulness, which he has taught to more than 15,000 people throughout the United States and Australia. more …

Friday, June 26, 2015

June 26–28, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Art of Happiness

Howard C. Cutler

Learn the fundamental principles of the Art of Happiness method, based on the international best-seller The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living, by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. more …

Sunday, June 28, 2015

June 28–July 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Oneness and Yoga Immersion

Kathy Holmes

For all levels. Learn to embody transformational teachings through yoga, meditation, and Deeksha, the Oneness Blessing. The Oneness Blessing is a global phenomenon that is bringing permanent awakening to people throughout the world. more …

Friday, July 3, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Yoga of Plants: Experience the Unitive State of Plants and People

Pam Montgomery and Annie B. Kay

Plants and people have evolved together for millennia. The symbiotic relationship we share with plants supports our very life. By experiencing true communication and communion with plants, we express our union with all of life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.

Friday, July 17, 2015

July 17–19, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

A Women's Spiritual Retreat: Learning How to Love Ourselves

Joan Borysenko and Karen Drucker

For women. Learning to love ourselves is a psychological and a spiritual journey. The root of human suffering is self-judgment and the belief that something is wrong with us, which can translate into anxiety, depression, addiction, and burnout. more …

Continuing Education Credits
July 17–19, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Have you heard about the benefits of meditation and wondered what the practice is really like? Or perhaps you’ve had some meditation instruction but not yet found a technique that fits your temperament and lifestyle, one that allows you to sustain a regular practice. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Camp Kula

Nikki Vilella, Alex Auder, and Erin Dudley

For students who have practiced regularly for min. 2 years, and teachers of all styles of yoga. Does the idea of going back to camp fill you with glee, or freak you out? more …

July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Sacred Passage: Meditating with Nature as Your Partner

John P. Milton

For everyone. Learn universal principles and practices that help you relax, cultivate presence, and refine your senses with nature as your partner and guide. more …

July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Second Chance Mindfulness: Reinvigorate Your Meditation Practice with Music

David Harp

Does your meditation practice need a booster shot—or maybe you want to start meditating but don’t know where to begin? Music might be the key! more …

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 26–31, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Fluid Mind and Spirit: An Introduction to Awakened Living

Kevan Gale

How can you bring clarity to your mind, openness to your heart, and contentment to your soul? In a word, how can you be more awake? Explore life’s fluid nature using a grounded, soulful approach to Tibetan Buddhist meditation techniques. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, July 31, 2015

July 31–August 2, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Bhakti on the Mat

Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band

Is your soul longing for a shot of inspiration? Have you hit a rut in your yoga practice? Bring more juice, depth, and imagination to your life and yoga by integrating asana with bhakti yoga, the yoga of devotion. more …

Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 16–21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Still, Small Voice Within: Meditation, Focusing, and Intuition Training

Jonathan Foust (Sudhir)

Albert Einstein said, “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” To climb out of any rut, resolve problems, or sense your path from a new perspective, you have to shift your awareness. more …

August 16–21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga and Deep Relaxation Retreat: The Gift of Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

Jennifer Reis

For all levels, including beginners. Experience deeper levels of relaxation than you ever imagined possible as you give yourself permission to rest, balance, restore, and tap into new sources of energy. more …

Friday, August 21, 2015

August 21–23, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Shakti and Meditation: Invoking the Power of the Inner Beloved

Sally Kempton

Explore meditation as a path of love and intimacy with your inner divine Self. This program transforms your experience of meditation by showing you how to stand in the source of love within yourself and walk your unique path to the inner Beloved. more …

Sunday, August 23, 2015

August 23–28, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

A Buddhist Healing Ritual: Dakini's Heart-Essence Chöd and Empowerments

Lama Migmar Tseten

For everyone. Healing Chöd is an ancient Buddhist ritual known for its power to alleviate physical, emotional, and mental illness and suffering. more …

August 23–28, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

At Play with the Radiance Sutras: A Meditation Retreat and Teacher Training

Lorin Roche and Coby Kozlowski

* Meditation is one of life’s great pleasures, a vacation in the vibrant present. There are hundreds of meditation techniques, and, when you find the style that fits your inner nature, meditation feels like the most natural thing in the world. more …

August 23–28, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Meditation: Pure, Simple, Direct

Richard Miller

Meditation invites you to step through the door of the known and awaken to your essential nature in this and every moment. Awaken to what is beautiful, undeniable, and ever-present around and within you. more …

Friday, August 28, 2015

August 28–30, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Yoga and Meditation

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Do you want to try yoga and meditation but don’t know where to begin? Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment in which to explore the basics? more …

Sunday, August 30, 2015

August 30–September 2, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Mindful Recovery: Moving Beyond the Addiction to Self

Kevin Griffin and Bill Alexander

For everyone. Twelve-Step literature says that selfishness and self-centeredness are at the root of our addictions. Buddhist teachings show how clinging to an illusory self causes stress, agitation, and frustration. more …

August 30–September 4, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Awakened Introvert: Mindfulness Skills for Thriving in an Extroverted World

Arnie Kozak

For introverts (and extroverts who want to develop their introvert qualities). Does the loud, hectic pace of life overwhelm you? Do you want to grow the introvert qualities of introspection, connection, and calm abiding while minimizing the tendency to ruminate and become overstimulated? more …

Friday, September 11, 2015

September 11–13, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Have you heard about the benefits of meditation and wondered what the practice is really like? Or perhaps you’ve had some meditation instruction but not yet found a technique that fits your temperament and lifestyle, one that allows you to sustain a regular practice. more …