Cultivating the Mind, Attending the Heart: A Residential Mindfulness Meditation Retreat with Mark Sherman and Patricia Galaczy.
May 18-20, 2018 Bethlehem Retreat Centre on beautiful Westwood Lake in Nanaimo, B.C.
As we learn to meet the challenges and blessings of our lives with a kind and wise attention so we begin to cultivate a sense of freedom, peace and joy. This two-day residential retreat is an opportunity to deepen your practice of meditation, in community, with clear and gentle guidance.
The retreat format will involve:
- Guided meditation practices
- Walking meditation
- Mindful Inquiry
- Mindful Movement
Date: May 18, 2018 4:00pm – May 20th 2018 @2:30pm
Location: Bethlehem Retreat Centre on beautiful Westwood Lake in Nanaimo, B.C.
Cost: $450/p for a single room
$395/p for shared room (with friend or partner)
*Tuition includes facilitation, accommodation and all meals for the two days of retreat
Registration: Please contact BCALM at:
Patricia Galaczy B.A., M.I.R. is a Leadership Educator and qualified and experienced instructor of mindfulness meditation and MBSR. Patricia’s extensive and on-going training in mindfulness meditation includes 18 years of dedicated meditation practice and teaching, over 30 long silent retreats, an 18-month Mindfulness Teacher Training at Spirit Rock Meditation Centre, Certified Yoga Teacher since 2004, and formal MBSR training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and the Centre for Mindfulness UMASS Medical School.
Dr. Mark Sherman MD CM, CCFP is a family physician, mindfulness instructor and the Executive Director of the BC Association for Living Mindfully (BCALM). Mark is certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Hatha Yoga in the Sivananda school of yoga. Mark has facilitated courses, workshops and retreats on mindfulness and meditation for over 12 years and has a personal practice of yoga and meditation for 20 years. Mark is a proud husband and father of two children who are his greatest teachers.
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- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
- Leadership Resilience
- Leadership Development
- Mindful Leadership
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