June 2020

20Jun(Jun 20)8:30 AM21(Jun 21)2:30 PMWell-Being and Resilience: A Retreat for Lawyers -- Online Only8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (21) Online Teacher(s): Gulwinder -Gullu- Singh; Alex Haley No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Dates: Saturday, June 20 – Sunday, June 21, 2020; 8:30am – 2:30pm.
Sliding Scale: $90 – $400. Code GU1P20.
Pending approval for California MLCE credit.
Note: The average cost per person, per day to Spirit Rock to offer a program is $160.

ONLINE: Spirit Rock’s June programs are now offered online only. Our sliding scale options include financial support for our teachers. We invite you to try this creative form of practice as we take care of one another and respond skillfully to COVID-19.


Open to law students and other legal professionals, beginners as well as experienced meditation practitioners.

Description:
The incessant and often unreasonable demands of being a lawyer can take a big toll on our well-being as well as those we care about. This is often exacerbated by dysfunctional and uncaring offices or by being surrounded by constant conflict. We tend to be perfectionists, with relentless inner critics, and our legal training only strengthens this critical mind, that is easily misused. Take the opportunity to practice meditation to settle your mind and the nervous system and to incline your mind and heart to states of joy, compassion, and gratitude in a beautiful and supportive setting. Periods of silent practice will be interspersed with mindful dialogue to break the sense of isolation that many of us experience as lawyers. Open to beginners as well as experienced meditation practitioners.


*Continuing Education Credit is awarded for instructional time only and is not applicable for extended silent meditation time. Programs held in Noble Silence, including Residential Retreats and Extended Non-Residential Retreats, will include lectures, guided meditation and practices, and group exercises.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). If you can’t attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.

 

Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.

 

Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteering@spiritrock.org.

 

Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.

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