5-day silent compassion & mindfulness retreat January 2-7, 2020 Joshua Tree Retreat Center Joshua Tree, CA
This Mindful-Way Mindfulness Meditation Retreat is an intensive, residential, teacher-led, 5 night silent meditation retreat, which emphasizes the deep understanding and practice of mindfulness meditation in its most universal and secular expression. This event is open to all participants who are willing to undergo the discipline of silent retreat. And this mindfulness retreat also fulfills one of the retreat prerequisites for attending multiple Mindfulness-Based Professional Education and Training, including MBSR, MSC, DBT and many others.. This 6-day 5 night silent residential mindfulness retreat includes meditation instruction, individual interviews with qualified meditation instructors, talks by senior teachers, guided sessions of mindfulness meditation practice, movement exercises, and mindful eating, as well as sessions of contemplation and teachings to deepen the understanding of the practice. During the retreat, there will be one small group interview session and one brief individual interview. The Mindfulness Meditation Retreat is based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) principles developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli at the Center for Mindfulness in the University of Massachusetts Medical School.