This retreat isn’t about making resolutions, though it is about intention. It’s about realizing your deepest heart’s desire. It’s about embracing change out of love and passion, not obligation and fear.
Through awareness practice, we remember who we authentically are. We remember what we authentically are. When moving through the world from that recognition, intention manifests differently than when our attention is aligned with the feeling of separation.
From separation, awareness practice is distorted into a self-improvement plan and resolutions are a familiar and painful by-product. This retreat focuses on the alternative.
Join us for an inspiring and empowering journey of self-inquiry on this silent retreat. The retreat takes place from December 28-January 2 at Still Meadow Retreat Center in the tranquil Oregon countryside 30 minutes from Portland. See photos of Still Meadow Retreat Center.
Single (SOLD OUT, waitlist available, please complete form): $1,255
Double (2 people sharing a room, fee per individual): $1,080
Dorm (3-4 people sharing a room, fee per individual): $980
New! Referral discount: Are you a returning retreater who knows someone who would like to attend Awakening to the New Year retreat alongside you with Caverly? If so, we want to offer you both a special discount upon registration! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. (Referral discount offered for retreaters who have not previously attended a Peace in Schools or Presence Collective retreat.)
Activities include meditation, group discussions and private guidance sessions with Caverly, as well as mindful movement, guided imagery, journaling, and mindful walking — all within the backdrop of silence.
No experience required. All are welcome.
Sample of a typical daily schedule:
7:00am Mindful Movement (optional)
7:30am Sitting Meditation
4:45-6:00pm Mindful Movement
Caverly Morgan is the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Presence Collective, dedicated to igniting personal transformation and collective awakening, as well as Peace in Schools — a nonprofit that is pioneering new depths in mindfulness education. Caverly blends the original spirit of Zen with a modern nondual approach. Her practice began in 1995 and has included eight years of training in a silent Zen monastery.
Madeline Harmon is a mindfulness teacher, and has worked with K-12 students to help them develop personal mindfulness practices since 2011. She also carries her practice from the cushion to the mat, having completed her 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher trainings.
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We are committed to being an open and inclusive community. We accept and support diversity in age, race, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientation and gender identity. Please let us know how we can fully support your retreat experience.