Mindfulness in Daily Life Weekend Retreat
This annual weekend retreat program is designed to suit beginners as well as those looking to refresh or deepen their mindfulness practice. The program includes periods of silence, solitude, walking and sitting meditation, mindful listening, observing, eating and moving.
Nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Barrington Tops just one hours’ drive north of Newcastle, the historic, mudbrick monastery offers the perfect setting for retreat from the demands and distractions of a busy life.
Give yourself the gift of mindfulness. Let go of worrying and distractions. Rediscover the joy of simply being. Notice what's happening within you and around you. Learn how you can bring calm and curiosity to the demands, routines and delights of daily life.
Whether you are a complete beginner, or an experienced meditator looking to refresh or deepen your mindfulness practice, you will feel nourished by the tranquility of nature, quiet companionship, delicious meals and expert instruction that this retreat offers.
For more information and registration form email firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS ANNUAL RETREAT:
Stroud Monastery is a special place – fitting for the retreat. … the peace and tranquility resonated over the couple of days. Loved the guided meditation practices that were delivered beautifully. – Trish, Business Manager – 2014
… All the sharing of wisdom in the Q&As …. It helps me work out what sort of life I want to live. – Kirsten, Health Worker, 2013, 2014
…a very valuable experience! I loved the instruction, the silence, the food, the accommodation, all good. – Julia, Journalist, 2013, 2014, 2015
Warm, friendly and open learning environment with a high degree of support and encouragement to explore mindfulness practice. Very enlightening. – Steve, Supervisor, 2015
Bookended by the friendly sharing of delicious meals, this time in retreat was my first opportunity to sit with myself – at times challenging, on occasion confronting but in its entirety, extremely rewarding. – Megan, Mediator, 2015
Wonderful! Really great instruction and good opportunity to practice. Lovely healthy food and beautiful surroundings. – Nicole, Sydney, Psychologist , 2014
The knowledge of mindfulness you passed on was profound and sincerely appreciated. – Greg, Landscape designer, 2013