Slowing Down and Befriending Oneself in Difficult Events


Pricey mates, registration is now open for The Deep Relaxation Retreat: Slowing Down and Befriending Oneself in Difficult Events, which can take spot from four-9 September at Dawn Ranch in Loveland, Colorado. Registrations can be taken within the order they’re acquired. For additional info and information or to register, please try the retreat website.


For the ultimate decade, JEFF FOSTER a non secular trainer whose non-public journey by the use of suicidal disgrace and despair led him to the invention of nonduality (wholeness), and MATT LICATA, a depth-oriented psychotherapist who has spent the ultimate 25 years on the intersection of meditative consciousness, emotional therapeutic, and shadow integration, have been getting a dynamic ongoing dialog about radically re-envisioning spirituality and the journey of therapeutic: as a whole and brave embrace of our weak humanness.

In assembly and functioning with with hundreds of seekers of fact all in regards to the globe at retreats and in non-public classes, and by the use of their non-public conversations and life explorations, they’ve uncovered something fairly invaluable, a sacred jewel of inside peace and aliveness amidst the noise and mess of day by day life. They’re inviting you to affix them within the gorgeous Rocky Mountains of Colorado for five days of relaxation, exploration, play, discovery, presence, and compassion.

Weaving collectively the knowledge of the meditative traditions and the emotionally-attuned and shadow-sensitive approaches of depth psychology, Matt and Jeff will share with you a simple nonetheless radical and possibly life-altering invitation, 1 of appropriate friendship: with our ideas and emotions, with our our bodies and minds, with each different, with our joys and sorrows, with our deepest inside life.

Has your life change into an infinite ‘self-improvement undertaking’? Proper after years of performing on oneself, meditation, remedy, non secular searching for and making an attempt to “quiet your thoughts” or “lose your ego”, do you however actually really feel removed from precisely the place you wished to be? Do you prolonged to decelerate, relaxation, come out of repetitive and exhausting pondering, and be deeply embraced, exactly as you’re?

The Deep Relaxation Retreat is an invite to slowness, simplicity, kindness and profound self-exploration. Through aware consciousness, compassionate presence, and the therapeutic vitality of take pleasure in, we’ll discover out – second by second – to “finish the inside warfare” with our ideas and emotions and to get up to the sacredness of our peculiar lives. With their trademark gentleness and humour, Matt and Jeff deliver a powerful core educating of Presence which lovingly dismantles disgrace at its fairly root and wakes us as much as the miracle of turning into alive.

Every day on the retreat you’ll relaxation in Presence with writer and non secular trainer Jeff Foster, who will help you drop out of your busy ideas and join with the residing second, your physique and your emotions in his private distinctive, playful, human approach. Through heartfelt talks, restful guided mindfulness meditations, silence, non-public tales and truthful dialogues, he’ll remind you that you’re perfect and whole, exactly as you’re. He’ll help you retain current and linked with oneself, it doesn’t matter what life throws at you.

Additionally, you will uncover the alchemy of psychological and emotional integration with psychotherapist and writer Matt Licata, PhD, who will information you into the mysteries of the center with playfulness, humor, and compassion. Drawing on contemplative spirituality, the newest psychological evaluation, and the vitality of the poetic creativeness, you’ll be taught the inherent knowledge buried in even your deepest discomfort, confusion, and longing.

Within the night there’ll generally be a dialogue on stage in between Matt and Jeff, precisely the place, by the use of poetry, humor, dialog and personal tales, they are going to uncover the bottom of a loving, embodied, nondual Presence – the spot precisely the place spirituality and remedy come collectively, the Property we by no means ever left – and the way the Divine expresses itself within the chaotic, candy, superb, sacred mess of our peculiar lives. Usually, all through 1 or two nights on retreat, we can have a night of motion and music, which a lot of uncover deeply nurturing and supportive within the integration of the educating.

Within the house in between conferences, you’re no price to walk, relaxation and play within the holding area of the Rocky Mountains, and have the benefit of delicious and nourishing meals prepared by specialist cooks at Dawn Ranch, making use of elements grown domestically making use of sustainable approaches, and served with take pleasure in. You could maybe commit time alone and in silence, or join and share together with your fellow retreatants… nonetheless your coronary heart guides you. We seem ahead to assembly you in Colorado!

Perceive additional in regards to the retreat proper right here. 


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