Tagged: Personal Growth

Full:The Gifts of Plants: An Experience of Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge

November 3, 2017 – November 5, 2017 @ – ROBIN WALL KIMMERER, Ph.D., is a plant ecologist, writer, and State University of New York Distinguished Teaching Professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She serves as the founding Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Of European and Anishinaabe ancestry, Robin is an enrolled member of the Citizen […]

Speaking by Heart: The Art of Speaking Without a Manuscript

November 5, 2017 – November 7, 2017 @ –     Rev. Stephen M. Shick has practiced speaking without a manuscript for more than 20 years. Stephen’s love of the spoken word began with hosting a nationally syndicated radio program for 12 years. As a principle founder of Community Ministry and the founding director of Unitarian Universalist Peace Network and the Unitarian Universalist Service […]

Mindful Tracking: Exploring the Outer and Inner Landscapes

November 10, 2017 – November 12, 2017 @ –     Paul Rezendes has authored several books, including the highly acclaimed field guide Tracking & the Art of Seeing and The Wild Within, which intimately explores the human condition and our connection with nature. He and his wife Paulette founded and operated a nature school for nearly 20 years, helping people to connect their […]

In Touch with Your Dog: How Getting Physical Helps Dogs Get Calm

November 17, 2017 – November 19, 2017 @ –     Kevin Behan has been training dogs for 50 years and is recognized as the nation’s foremost expert on the rehabilitation of aggressive and problem dogs. It’s in his blood: His father founded and trained dogs in the K-9 Corps in WWII and was the first American to train dogs for hospitals, police units, and […]

Beauty for Broken Places

November 17, 2017 – November 19, 2017 @ –     Trebbe Johnson is the author of The World Is a Waiting Lover and 101 Ways to Make Guerrilla Beauty. She guides vision quests, workshops, and other mythic journeys. In 2009, she founded Radical Joy for Hard Times, a non-profit organization devoted to finding and making beauty in the earth’s wounded places, and she […]

Die Wise: Living Deeply, Dying Well

December 1, 2017 – December 3, 2017 @ –   Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, is an activist, teacher and author of the award-winning book,​Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul and the subject of a stunningly beautiful, scripturally poetic feature length ​documentary, “Griefwalker” He has a master’s degree in theology from Harvard and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Toronto. Formerly […]

Where Does it Hurt?: Overcoming the Pain of White Supremacy

December 8, 2017 – December 10, 2017 @ – Ruby Sales   Join this civil rights legend and educator for soul-searching conversations on white supremacy and systematic oppression and come away with a radical new spiritual perspective on the tasks before us.      With her characteristic fierce clarity, open-heartedness, and spiritual-activist approach, Ruby brings fresh energy and hope to an issue that all […]

Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Creative Genius

January 19, 2018 – January 21, 2018 @ – Kenny Werner has been a world-class pianist and composer for over 40 years and is the author of the landmark book Effortless Mastery: Liberating The Master Musician Within. His prolific compositions and recordings have won National Endowment for the Arts grants and a Grammy Award nomination and resulted in a Guggenheim Fellowship. The New York […]

The Wonderful Gay Men’s Retreat for Love, Introspection, and Courage

February 2, 2018 – February 4, 2018 @ –     Benjamin Seaman is a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City with specialties in working with men and with same-sex and mixed-sex couples. Ben has a long history of facilitating men’s work at The Rowe Center, Easton Mountain, and other places where gay men gather. He is a co-founder of the New York […]

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