Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindful Living: Teachings and Practices from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Janet Solyntjes

March 7–10, 2024

Are you wondering how to live your life fully, genuinely, artfully, compassionately, and wisely? The teaching and practices of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and colleagues, are a universal expression of ancient wisdom teachings that lead to transforming our lives––a shift from stress, anxiety, and dis-ease to contentment, joy, and freedom. […]

Sitting in Beauty: A 5-day Silent Meditation Retreat

Janet Solyntjes

April 21–26, 2024

Mindfulness and awareness training allows one to fully receive life’s unpredictable, extraordinary, and sometimes heartbreaking dance as it appears within our personal experience. The inclination of our heart’s longing for contentment and freedom reflects our innate beauty and wisdom. Opening to this present moment illuminates the vividness of reality, the tenderness of the heart, and […]

The Heart of Mindfulness: A Silent Meditation Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Gaylon Ferguson

June 14–21, 2024

The Heart of Mindfulness Retreat is a 7-day silent meditation retreat that emphasizes mindfulness’s deep understanding and practice in its most universal expression while respecting and acknowledging its contemplative and spiritual roots. The retreat is open to all experienced meditators who are looking for an enriching silent retreat experience. It suits mindfulness teachers or aspiring […]

Mindful Living: Teachings and Practices from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Janet Solyntjes

August 15–18, 2024

Inspired by the teachings of Jon Kabat-Zinn, this 3-day retreat offers both an introduction and a deepening experience of mindfulness for being more fully present in our lives. Various tools for engaging our lives’ demands and supporting inquiry into fundamental health and wholeness will be drawn from MBSR — the most universal expression of mindfulness. […]