January 2021

03Jan10:00 AM3:00 PMAnxiety to Kind Presence -- ONLINEDharma and Mindful Movement10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Djuna Devereaux No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date & Time: Sunday, January 3, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Sliding Scale: $45-$200. Code DM1D21.

Please Note: This retreat is offered online only. We invite you to try this creative form of practice as we take care of one another and respond skillfully to COVID-19.

In our current global situation and resulting personal life challenges, anxiety is a natural reaction. However, our bodies are not designed for chronic stress, and it can derail our well-being.

Our day retreat will utilize mindfulness and embodied practices to relieve anxiety and restore a sense of trust in our body’s ability to self-regulate. Our sessions will weave Dharma wisdom, rhythmic breath work, and mindful movement emphasizing somatic awareness.

These practices are designed to release chronic tension, regulate our nervous systems, calm reactivity, and develop a gentle relationship with ourselves. This process of resourcing will reconnect us with our innate calm presence, for agency over our responses and greater resilience. We will then turn toward the hindrance of anxiety and investigate its nuances with kindness and self-compassion. We may come to know anxiety as a teacher—one that deepens mindful awareness and a tender connection to our inner states.

All are welcome! No one will be turned away for lack of funds as space allows. For more information, please email Registration@spiritrock.org.


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