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Chanting to the Open Heart with Shana Smith

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November 17, 2018 (Saturday): GRATITUDE GATHERING! Join us the weekend before Thanksgiving for a delicious vegetarian potluck at 5:30pm followed by Chanting to the Open Heart with Shana and Friends. Bring a dish to share (please label if gluten free and/or vegan). Donations accepted in dana box. Bring instruments if desired (hand percussion will be provided). Lodging available with advancereservations.

December 8, 2018 (Saturday): CELESTE-QI with Tia Ma and Michelle Gould. Using gentle movement, meditation and the natural rhythms of the heavens, reconnect to the true nature of the season: inner release and reorientation. Registration and info: 352-226-6370 or email

December 29, 2018 - Janurary 1, 2019: SECOND ANNUAL BIG GLOW NEW YEAR'S RETREAT With Brian Piergrossi, Annie Marie, John Stringer, Kathy Stringer, and Shana Smith. Music and Kirtan, Meditation, Yoga, Breathwork, Nature Walks, Ecstatic Dance, trip to Temple of the Universe for a talk with Mickey Singer, and so much more!


Directions For Registration
  1. Email with name of retreat you are interested in registering for, including dates and single or double room preference.

  2. Receive email confirmation and requested donation amount, and payment directions.

  3. Pay via check or PayPal donation button below.


January 4 (Friday)- January 10 (Thursday), 2019: 5 DAY SILENT MINDFULNESS & COMPASSION RETREAT led by Trish Magyari with Nancy Lasseter assisting. For more information visir or contact Trish at or 443-939-0232.

January 18-20, 2019: WHO!3 Women's Heart Opening Retreat the Third! Women and women-identified welcome. An immersive weekend of meditation, yoga, art, and deep sharing. Registration and info:

January 26 (Saturday) - February 3, 2019 (Sunday): SEVEN FACTORS OF AWAKENING RETREAT with Rachael O'Brien. For more information please check our website or email

FEBRUARY 22-24, 2019: ZEN IMMERSION WEEKEND with Valerie Forstman Roshi. Registration and info:


March 14-17. 2019: Women's Retreat with Elizabeth Stamper. Info and Registration coming soon!

March 22-24, 2019: Silent Retreat with Brian and Annie. Registration and more info coming soon!

March 27-31, 2019: Florida Community of Mindfulness Private Retreat.

April 5-7, 2019: Buddhist Meditation Retreat. Registration and more info coming soon!



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