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Mindfulness Facilitators Retreat

June 22, 2014
Upper Retreat Hall, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Woodacre, west Marin

This retreat is for those who are currently facilitating or plan to be facilitating mindfulness, or for clinicians using mindfulness in therapeutic interventions. Cosponsored by UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center.

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This retreat is for those who are currently facilitating or plan to be facilitating mindfulness, or for clinicians using mindfulness in therapeutic interventions. Cosponsored by UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center.

This unique retreat, for those who currently facilitate or plan to facilitate mindfulness, will offer an experiential understanding of mindfulness practice through retreat format as well as tools, exploration, guidance and support around facilitation.

On this retreat you will:
o Deepen your understanding of mindfulness meditation in an intensive retreat format;
o Refine your capacity to facilitate mindfulness meditation and its related disciplines;
o Explore taking your practice and teaching to the next level;
o Study issues and themes relevant to facilitation such as diversity, presence and embodiment;
o Understand latest scientific research on mindfulness and its efficacy; and
o Enjoy a rich community of like-minded mindfulness practitioners and facilitators.

Format
During this mostly silent Insight Meditation retreat we will contextualize contemporary mindfulness approaches within the Buddhist tradition. Additionally, there will be workshop sessions to explore key issues related to mindfulness and its pedagogy, as well as interactive time for community building. Yoga will be offered daily as a support for embodying the principles of mindfulness.

Spirit Rock extends a special invitation to young adults (age 18-26) who wish to attend this retreat at a rate of $25 per night, on a first-come, first-serve basis. A limited number of special rates are available, please apply early.

Register now!

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