New Beginnings: An Insight Meditation Retreat Online

 

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A 7-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat Online

with Bob Stahl

 

9 - 15 January 2022

 

 

 

     

This mindfulness  retreat will support our capacity to live fully in the present and meet life with an open heart.  We will explore and set our intentions (whatever they are) to guide us in living with greater wisdom and compassion.
 

It will include guided meditation and talks on developing insight and loving kindness one unified practice.  There will also be a  small group practice discussions to explore how you meditation practice is going.These teachings and practices will emphasize quieting the mind, opening the heart, developing clarity, and fostering the depth of practice.

 

This traditional insight meditation retreat will offer silent periods of sitting and walking meditation as well times for practice discussions.

 

 

This retreat is suitable for anyone wishing to deepen their practice and cultivate further understanding Insight Meditation.  It may also be of interest to those teaching or aspiring to teach mindfulness in healthcare, psychology, education, science, government, or in the business and corporate sectors. 

 

Dates: 9 - 15 January 2022

 

Schedule

Total of 7 Days:
Opening Evening: 6pm- 8pm
Full 5 days: 6.30am - 8pm
Closing: 26 June: 6.30 am - 9.30am

 

*Time Zone: GMT (London/Lisbon Time)

** Retreat Taught in English

 

 

ABOUT THE TEACHER

 Bob HD 1200

Bob Stahl, PhD, has founded eight Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs in medical centers in the SF Bay Area and is currently offering programs at Dominican Hospital, El Camino Hospitals in Los Gatos and Mt. View, and Good Samaritan Hospital. He serves as a Senior Teacher for Brown University Mindfulness Center and the Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based Professional Education and Training at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Bob teachers MBSR Teacher Trainings and Insight Meditation retreats worldwide and is the guiding teacher at Insight Santa Cruz and a visiting teacher at Spirit Rock. He is coauthor of 5 books: A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, LivingWith Your Heart Wide Open,Calming the Rush of Panic, AMindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety, and MBSR Everyday.

For Dharma Talks with Bob Stahl follow the link: https://www.dharmaseed.org/teacher/268/

 

COST:

 

Retreat Tuition:

450 euros (participants registering in individual name)

450 euros + 23% VAT (for participants registering through companies)

 

REQUIREMENTS

- You will need to have a quiet space where you will not be interrupted, and which has enough room for you to be able to stand and stretch or lie down for some of the practices 

- Similarly to what happens in a residential retreat you are also expected to refrain from engaging in communication with others as best you can during the retreat. This setting will support the intention of the practice and of the retreat to settle the attention in the present moment

- Participation will be via your computer (Windows Mac or Linux) with interactive audio, video and chat. This online course requires high speed Internet access and it is your responsibility to ensure that you have adequate equipment and Internet connection 

 

- Technical requirements:

  1. High-speed internet connection

  1. Video cam (built-in or external)

  1. Audio microphone (built-in or external)

 

- It is the participant’s responsibility to complete the required technical tests on their computer and to test the Internet connection they will be using throughout the course. For those participants who plan to participate from the workplace, please note that it might be necessary to involve your IT department or consultant to determine how to meet the following technical requirements.

 

Required preparation:

Please complete all the following steps to ensure you can successfully join the online course .

  • Download Zoom (video conference program) by clicking here or by clicking on https://zoom.us/download

  • Click here for a PDF on how to install Zoom

  • Ensure you have operational headphones/earphones – required to limit feedback

  • Test your headphones/earphones with the computer you will be using

  • Test your camera and microphone by clicking here or by clicking on https://zoom.us/test


REGISTRATION:

The limit date for registration is the 15th December of 2021. After this date we won’t accept any further registrations.

 

The number of places is limited, so we advise your registration as soon as possible.

 

To register in the retreat:

      • Make the payment of the value of the retreat:  450 euros (participants registering in individual name) or 450 euros + 23% VAT (for participants registering through companies)
        • Payment can be completed via the options below:
      New Beginnings: An Insight Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

 

 

        •  After completing the payment please dend an email to geral@serintegral.pt with the name and date of the event you want to register with the proof of payment from your bank or paypal. If further details are needed for international payments please send us an email. (Payments via Credit Card available soon)

 

        • After the reception of your email we will send you a reply confirming your place in the program and with information relating to the program including the ZOOM link to enter the virtual retreat class will be send closer to the program. If you don't receive our reply please contact us.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

        • If your retreat is canceled until the 15th December you will receive a full reimbursement of the retreat minus an administration fee of 50 euros plus fee for the international bank transference. After this date we won’t make any reimbursements.
        • If the event is canceled due to an unexpected reason, Ser Integral: Centro Português de Mindfulness, will provide a reimbursement of 100% of the value paid for the retreat, but we won’t be responsible for any other costs (i.e., travelling and accommodation) associated with your participation in the retreat.

NOTES:
- The retreat will occur with a minimum and maximum number of participants (limited places available). In the eventuality of the retreat not having the minimum registrations established Se Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness will have to cancel the event.

- Please you need to have confortable clothing, a meditation cushion/chair, yoga mat and blankets for your own comfort.

- The program is subject to minor changes according to the needs met during the retreat.


 

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