We love to share all the mindfulness-related events potentially impacting residents of Southwest Virginia, and have compiled the list below for you. Please let us know if we’re missing anything!
|Seven Oaks Retreat Center
403 Pathwork Way, Madison, VA 22727
|Thursday, December 28, 2017, 3:00pm – Monday, January 1, 2018, 1:00pm||Virginia New Year’s Teen Retreat
Teens are taught proven awareness and concentration practices through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and mindful movement.
|Southern Dharma Retreat Center
1661 West Road, Hot Springs, NC 28743
|Thursday, December 28 – Thursday, January 4, 2018||Presence and the Open Heart: The New Years Retreat
John Orr leads a retreat with three inter-woven themes: Vipassana Meditation, practice with the non-duality of relative and ultimate experience, and living from the open heart.
|Elemental Healing Charlotte
5200 Park Rd., Ste. 200-C, Charlotte, NC 28209
|Saturday, January 13, 2018, 8:30am-1:30pm||Introduction to the Four Keys of Mindfulness Practice
A workshop designed for you to learn Mindfulness Meditation, build an intentional practice, and live a life that is meaningful, in alignment with your Values.
|The Breathing Space
4941 Long Shop Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060
|Various dates, Saturday, March 3, 2018 – Sunday, March 10, 2019||Level I HYTT & Self Awareness Program
Led by InStill teacher and board member, Anna Pittman, this program is designed to help you deepen both your practice and understanding of the 8 limb system of Yoga. In addition, it provides you with the tools, techniques, and experience to begin teaching, should that be your calling.
|The Center for Creative Change
205 Washington Street, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
|Wednesdays, March 7 – April 25, 2018, 6:30pm-8:30pm||Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Bridget Simmerman leads this highly regarded mindfulness course, which has been shown to increase the ability to relax, lower pain levels, improve energy and confidence, and cope better with life’s stressors.
150 DuBose Home Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
|Friday, March 9 – Saturday, March 10, 2018||Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education
Co-convened by eight major mid-Atlantic institutions, this conference aims to grow a supportive network of practitioners using contemplative practices in education, research, and community programs through synergistic interactions.