Insight Inside Us (IIU) Silent Mindfulness Retreat  – Bob Stahl and Florence Meleo-Meyer– September 13-20, 2024

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7-Day Insight Inside Us (IIU) Retreat
LOCATION: Live Online via Zoom
DATES: September 13-20, 2024

Dates, Times, and Pricing Details

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IIU RETREAT SCHEDULE (Times subject to change):
Opening: September 13, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm (Eastern Time)
September 14-19: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Closing: September 20, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (Eastern Time)
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Program Description

Mindfulness is grounded in wisdom principles that support increased awareness of and investigation into the causes of stress. Led by experienced retreat teachers who are leaders in the field, this retreat will explore, through direct experience, the deep roots that inform mindfulness. Through mindfulness meditation, exploration of perception, stress science, and engagement with the wisdom of the body, participants are empowered to participate in their own health and well-being, cultivating a continuity of practice engendering stability, tranquility, focus, and resources for transformation. In addition, daily talks that illuminate key elements of the causes and relief of stress, pain and suffering, as well as individual and group meetings to discuss meditation practice, provide support to participants in deepening their understanding and strengthening their personal practice, while cultivating the innate capacity for resilience and insight.

Firmly grounded in respect and kindness, this retreat is an important experiential learning for all who are interested in turning towards one’s life in all its richness and wonder.

For those interested in teaching mindfulness or for those who currently teach, it offers an essential experience as it is through one’s own depth of practice that we are able to support others.

This retreat fulfills one of the requirements for training to become a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher.

More About the Program

This mindfulness meditation retreat will offer silent periods of sitting, walking meditation, and yoga as well times for practice discussions. Each day there will be a talk and systematic meditation instructions on the four foundations of mindfulness that are embedded in lovingkindness. These teachings and practices will emphasize quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity, wisdom, and compassion; and foster the depth of practice.

Who is this for?

This retreat is open to all who wish to practice mindfulness and is specifically designed for those interested in a mindfulness-based approach to meditation and yoga practice.

About the Instructor
Bob Stahl

Founder of 8 MBSR programs in medical centers
Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the School of Public Health at Brown University
Visiting teacher: Spirit Rock, Insight Meditation Society, and Insight Retreat Center
Coauthor of 5 mindfulness books

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Learning Objectives and Outcomes
  • Practice mindfulness meditation;
  • Reflect on and discuss one’s personal practice and experience during the retreat;
  • Meet individually and in groups with retreat teachers;
  • Investigate the deep roots of mindfulness-based programs (MBPs);
  • Cultivate body awareness as a competency for all MBP teachers;
  • Engage with a community of mindfulness-based professionals.

Join us to explore how mindfulness may support you in living life more fully, with greater ease and joy.

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