In the end, these are the things that matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you learn to let go?
— the Buddha
Come. Let go. Turn inward and be nourished! A period of deep practice is a wonderful way to learn how to meditate, to reignite the fires of a sluggish or lapsed practice, and to refresh and heal.
In an age of constant movement, nothing is more urgent than sitting still. — Pico Iyer
And sit will shall! Though we will not only sit. Periods of seated meditation will be interspersed with gentle movement, walking meditation, and conversation. We will be gathering in a lovely private home along a forested canyon in Oakland, and there will be firm chairs and soft couches for sitting and a floor to lie down on. You will be guided, warmly encouraged and supported. Dahlia will offer energy work as you sit throughout the day for those who wish. All are welcome. If you have questions or concerns, drop me a line so that we can discuss them.
This Spaciousness That You Are
July Weekend Retreat
Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14
10am — 5pm
$150 — 400, sliding scale
August Day Retreat
Saturday August 17
10am — 5pm
$75 — 200, sliding scale
August's retreat is sold out.
Register for either retreat by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment follows by PayPal.
Location: We will meet in a private home in the Oakmore neighborhood of Oakland, on beautiful Dimond Canyon. If you wish an address for determining feasibility of transportation, Rocky's Market, at 1440 Leimert Blvd., is just around the corner.
You can bring lunch or slip out to Rocky's to pick one up!
If you'd like to receive this information by email in the future, let me know! Sometimes I do not post events publicly and only notify my email list. Private sessions are available for for body and energy work, yoga therapy, and spiritual counsel during July and August, and phone or email consultation is available throughout the summer.
I am also offering an 8 week correspondence-based Home Meditation Course, HMC14: Your Radiant True Nature, during July and August. (This has sold out, drop me a line if you'd like me to let you know when registration opens for the September-October course!)