Arts & Creativity

Our Arts & Creativity retreats and workshops feature writing, poetry, photography, drawing, painting, calligraphy, dance, flower arranging and other disciplines that appreciate the uniqueness of the everyday sensory experience, the “art of everyday life.” Contemplative arts and practices bring beauty, vividness and wisdom to our lives and our environment.

We spend so much time checking off the tasks on our to-do list, caught up in all that has to be taken care of in our daily lives, forgetting to allow time to play, to create, to more →

ONLINE – AWAKE MIND: Write • Draw • Contemplate

Barbara Bash & Victress Hitchcock

October 8–9, 2022
The Heart of Mindfulness Retreat is a 7-day silent meditation retreat that emphasizes the deep understanding and practice of mindfulness in its most universal expression while respecting and acknowledging its contemplative and spiritual roots. The retreat more →

The Heart of Mindfulness: A Silent Meditation Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Gaylon Ferguson

December 2–9, 2022