This insight meditation retreat, open to all, will explore the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, as taught in the Satipatthâna discourse given by the Buddha. It is a profound teaching that encourages us to place the path of freedom and compassion into the classroom of our lives, nurturing a heart that is receptive and unshakeable. Each day will offer a sustained schedule of formal meditation practice (both insight and lovingkindness), meetings with the teachers, talks and instructions, all within an environment of silence.
An optional daily period of yoga will be offered by Luis Sierra.
23 CEs are available for Psychologists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. An additional fee of $50 will be payable at the end of your retreat when you receive your certificate.
IMS offers CEs for psychologists through the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (IMP), who is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IMP maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
IMS offers CEs for Licensed Mental Health Counselors also through IMP, who is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) to sponsor continuing education for National Certified Counselors. IMP (Provider #6048) adheres to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. Credits are applicable for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Counseling/Allied Mental Health and PDP accreditation.
We are not offering CEs through NASW or any other professional organization. However, in some cases CEs offered by APA or NBCC are accepted by other professions. You will need to inquire with your accrediting body as to whether this is the case.