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Belonging: An Open Floor Meditation Retreat with Jaime & Juliana
Jun 26, 2019 – Jun 30, 2019
Inclusive, Responsive, Resilient
June 26 – 30 2019
What makes this retreat special for us:
- Deepen your mindfulness practice through dance, it is active, fun and fully embodied
- Weave intimacy with nature
- Express joy and connection through chanting and meditation
- Participate in rituals that deepen awareness and make potent the capacity for wholesome change
- Find our real teacher (who is closer than we might think)
Why is belonging our theme?
We are observing that for many fragmentation, chronic busyness and disconnection are common experiences in modern life. Something has to change both for ourselves and the world.
Do you hunger for community, connectedness and confidence?
Belonging is living in a state of inclusive love. It is to be patient, attentive, willing to question and able to participate well with life in all its offerings and changes. This is our (at times) forgotten natural state. A sense of belonging is the hallmark of a maturing human being functioning well in community.
We invite you to give yourself the time to find this wholeness and full aliveness so that we can communicate and relate from a place of clarity.
How the week will unfold?
Daily Open floor practices will nourish your understanding and capacity to be mindful because it lands you firmly in your body, using music to activate and settle feelings and emotions.
We are going to explore and deepen anapanasati, developing our awareness through breathing.
We will practice together connecting with our ancestors, living ecology and sources of inspiration.
We will have moments of solitude and community sharing.
To register please fill out our online registration form
*Please consider becoming a Wangapeka member – click here for details.
$380– 4 nights accommodation, wholesome food, cooks fee, and administration + Dana for the teaching.
Jaime and Juliana are offering a non for profit school of Wisdom and Compassion, your donations (Dana) will aid their vision to resource young adults around the world with calm, clarity and creativity. Visit www.immeasurable.co for more info.
Jaime Howell is a movement and international meditation teacher. He is a graduate from the three year School of Living Dharma, followed by three years as residential practioner at Wangapeka Retreat Centre. Jaime has a Master in Education and is a Director of Rites of Passage. He is New Zealand’s only male Open Floor teacher.
Juliana Griese is a meditation teacher and mindfulness instructor trained by Mti. She has a Master in Biology and has been working for 15 years in the field of nature conservation and research.
For more information please email: email@example.com or ph/text +64 21 0264 4351