(English) Joy and Appreciation – Daylong Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation Retreat with Allison Ulan
mars 30, 2019 @ 9:00 - 3:45
This daylong retreat will focus on the practices of Mudita (empathetic joy) and Shamatha (appreciation and calm abiding). These practices are two of the foundational practices for emotional and spiritual development because they give us the space to work with our lives with patience, appreciation and understanding. As we lean into our lived experiences, we realize we are complete. That our mind and heart are designed to meet our life challenges. We will employ the mindfulness and self compassion techniques to see through self-doubt, imposed negativity and the idea that we are not enough. Instead, through attention, tenderness and compassion, we will see the innate clarity, confidence and wholeness each one of us possesses. We will take the time to feel, breath and lean into our innate wisdom.
Participate in this retreat if you want to experience the tangible benefits of mindfulness, self-compassion and awareness.
The daylong practice schedule:
9 – 9:30 am arrival and set up
9:30 am to 11 am Yoga to re-enliven and balance the body
11 am to 11:30 am – iRest Yoga Nidra – somatic meditation
11:30 am to 12 noon – Mindfulness exercises and Meditations on Mudita
12 noon to 1 pm Lunch break
1 pm to 2 pm Meditation and exercises on Shamatha and Upekkha (gratitude, appreciation and calm abiding),
2 pm to 2:45 Understanding dharma (our uniqueness) and cultivating presence though exercises and discussion
2:45 pm Walking Meditation
3 pm to 3:30 pm End circle and harvesting insights.
3:30 to 3:45 pm Tea
Fees are sliding scale so all can attend. $46 to $80 per person.
Because this retreat is limited to ten participants, it fills up fast. Please reserve and pay for you place in advance to assure yourself a spot by contacting me at email@example.com. Thank you and Metta.