Registration is open, with a waitlist.
This silent meditation course for experienced practitioners will focus on deepening mindfulness and insight into being with oneself and others. Our guiding map will be the teachings on the Four Applications of Mindfulness (Satipaṭṭhāna), which enable us to tap into the wealth of practical wisdom from early Buddhist contemplative traditions. The teachers will offer gentle and precise training in unifying the mind, guiding us in establishing different modes of awareness and in metta (friendliness). These practices allow for quieting and strengthening the heart, and foster transformative insights, growth and integration.
An optional daily period of mindful movement will be offered by Gerit Stöcklmair.
Participants are required to have sat at least one silent residential meditation retreat of a week or more with a recognized insight meditation teacher. Please document this when registering.
This retreat is full with a waitlist. To be added to the list, submit a registration and deposit.
18 continuing education credits are available for psychologists, social workers and nurses. Please check our CE page for more information.
All Hemera Contemplative Fellowships have been awarded for this retreat. Please feel free to check back here for any updates.
Teacher Support: Most IMS teachers—like insight teachers around the world—offer their teachings freely, and rely on the generosity of students for their livelihood. Teachers do not generally receive compensation from IMS program fees. Click here to learn more about teacher support. There will be an opportunity to offer a contribution to your teachers at the end of this program, or you may donate now.