• Day of Chill A Half-Day Retreat for All Things Chill

    Day of Chill

    A Half-Day Retreat for All Things C H I L L

    Sunday, Jan 26
    11:00am – 3:30pm

    Let’s chill.

    “When we live without listening to the timing of things, when we live and work in twenty-four-hour shifts without rest – we are on war time, mobilized for battle. Yes, we are strong and capable people, we can work without stopping, faster and faster… But remember: No living thing lives like this. There are greater rhythms, seasons and hormonal cycles and sunsets and moonrises and great movements of seas and stars. We are part of the creation story, subject to all its laws and rhythms.”         – Wayne Mueller, Sabbath

    Join Octavia Raheem and Meryl Arnett for a Day of Chill: a half-day retreat 11:00 am to 3:30pm on Sunday, January 26, 2020. We will do as little as possible. We will chill out, rest, connect to an unhurried rhythm. We will simply be.

    The retreat includes:

    All-levels restorative yoga+ yoga nidra
    Creative Ritual & Exploration of Everyday Chill
    Lunch {vegan & vegetarian options} available + herbal teas available through out day
    Time to be in community with like minded people
    Closing circle
    Special ‘chill’ gift


    Early Bird- $189 (before January 1, 2020)

    Regular price- $219

    Due to the intimate + super chill nature of this experience, space is limited.

  • Metta Meditation Day Retreat Self-Care, Self-Love, Self-Connection

    Self-Care, Self-Love, Self-Connection: A Metta Meditation Day Retreat

    Sunday, February 23, 2020
    11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    “Our task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~Rumi

    My February Day Retreat is a deep dive into the heartfulness of meditation. This is a day devoted to connection to yourself as a pathway to deeper, more compassionate connection to the world at large.

    We will practice the deepest forms of self-care through mindful self-compassion meditation and the practice of Metta meditation {also known as Lovingkindess meditation}. This ancient meditation technique was originally offered as an antidote to fear, and today, it helps us to shift our mindset from “I’m a hot mess…” to, “I’m a compassionate mess!”

    We will never be perfect; we will never fully escape the aches and pains that being human involves, and yet, we can increase our ability to be kinder, softer, and more connected to ourselves and to all beings. Even the ones that get under our skin!

    This is not a “workshop”. It isn’t a place to come, sit on a mat or cushion, take copious notes and maybe reference them again. This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the deep practice of cultivating love for yourself and for all beings. It is an opportunity to acknowledge and address the fear we each live with on a daily basis. It is a chance to harness the power, healing and growth than can only come from a brave, open heart.

    This retreat includes:

    – A deep dive into Metta Meditation: What is it, and how does it differ from traditional mindfulness?
    – Extended meditation practices {both seated and walking}
    – Gentle, heart-opening yoga movement
    – Guided Journaling reflections
    – Discovering your personal relationship to self-love {and how to work with it}
    – How to expand your circles of love to even the most difficult beings
    – Ways to employ these practices on-the-spot and in difficult situations
    – Heart-warming, soul-nourishing vegetarian lunch


    Early Bird- $189 (before February 1, 2020)

    Regular price- $219.

    Space is limited to 16.

    No Refunds.


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