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Saying Yes to What Matters: An All Day Retreat

  • Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park 910 Riddick Road Millington, TN, 38053 United States (map)

This all day retreat at nearby Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park will allow you reconnect with yourself and your deepest values in a peaceful forest setting. You will practice gentle yoga, meditate, take relaxing walks in the forest and savor your surroundings, and learn more about how to listen and be guided by your deepest values. A light breakfast and lunch is included in the retreat fee of $85.

Bring a yoga mat and meditation cushion. There will be extra on hand for those who don’t have their own mats and cushions. Be prepared to walk outside if the weather permits.

Ride sharing is available. A certificate of attendance for 6.5 contact hours will be given.

Retreat Schedule

8:30 check in, tea/coffee/water & fruit/mini muffins

9:00 orientation, pebble drop meditation

9:15-10:30 yoga led by Karla Ingram from Block and Bolster

10:30-11:10 Connecting to Our Values lesson with journaling exercise

11:10-11:40 guided breath meditation

11:40-12 mindful eating preparation

12-1 lunch (silent 20 minutes)

1-2:30 forest bathing

2:30-3 Saying Yes to What Matters lesson

3-3:30 guided breath meditation

3:30-4 Sharing Circle

4:00 Preparation for ending retreat and closing meditation

Any one who attends and refers another person who attends the retreat will be given a $20 Amazon gift card as a thank you.

20% off for educators and mental health professionals.

Earlier Event: May 7
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