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5-Day Silent Mindfulness & Compassion  Retreat

January 4-9, 2019

Gainesville Retreat Center

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Description of Retreat

Early bird all-inclusive fees are $795 (double) and $1095 (single) and includes teachers fees, room, and meals. Low cost option $675 for your own tent or own RV. Fees increase by $100 after September 15, 2018.  $400 deposit holds space; remainder due 11/30. Info and registration via Retreat location information

The all-inclusive fee includes:

  • Teacher-led 5-day silent retreat with guided sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement/gentle yoga/qigong, body scan, lovingkindness meditation, and teaching periods

  • Daily “Sense and Savor” walks in the tropic garden and opportunity to practice in nature

  • Five nights lodging in comfortable, climate controlled rooms with new beds

  • Three wholesome organic meals a day; vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available

  • Exclusive use of a retreat center dedicated to meditation and silent practice

  • 120 acres of tropical gardens and trails to support your outdoor silent mindfulness practice

  • Individual and group inquiry sessions with the teacher to support and deepen your practice

  • Additional days for self-retreat or R&R are available by booking directly with GRC

  • Fulfills the silent retreat requirement for professional training in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness self-compassion (MSC)

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