December 2021

12Dec(Dec 12)2:30 PM16(Dec 16)11:00 AMThe Practice of Choosing Forgiveness2:30 PM - 11:00 AM (16) Online Teacher(s): Noliwe Alexander; Amana Brembry Johnson; Tere Abdala-Romano; Vance Pryor; Jonathan Relucio (movement) Sold OutOn-landNo prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Registration is closed. This retreat is now in session.

Dates: Sunday to Thursday, December 12-16, 2021 (5 days). A daily schedule will be posted closer to the retreat.
Sliding Scale: $225-$1500, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s). Code 316R21.

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.

Life is complex as we all have come to experience over the last 2 years. One of the opportunities that has become evident is the benefits that can be gained from the awareness of Forgiveness.

Embracing that insight and engaging with Forgiveness practices; no matter the Trauma, Loss, Grief, or Anger, will move us forward in our journey towards liberation.

The practice of Forgiveness can offer freedom from the challenges and the ramifications of being held in “bondage” to a person (including ourselves), circumstance or condition created by not forgiving. Starting from where we are, we can cultivate the possibilities of living into our fullest potential.

We are invited to bring our courage to explore and cultivate the opening of our hearts and minds. The intention is to investigate – even in small ways – a practice that can be experienced as difficult. The aspiration is not to achieve perfection in Forgiveness, but rather, a life which is more and more free from suffering and full with the potential for joy.

We will explore the practices of Forgiveness and Letting Go, with the primary supports of Mindfulness, Kindness, Compassion, Equanimity and Gratitude.

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


  • Amana Brembry Johnson

    Amana Brembry Johnson

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  • Jonathan Relucio

    Jonathan Relucio

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  • Noliwe Alexander

    Noliwe Alexander

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  • Tere Abdala-Romano

    Tere Abdala-Romano

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  • Vance Pryor

    Vance Pryor

    Vance Pryor, Psy.D. has practiced insight meditation since 1999 in both the United States and Myanmar. He has been influenced by the teachings of Sayadaw U Pandita and Sayadaw U Tejaniya. He is currently a participant in IMS’s 2017-2021 Teacher Training Program.

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