Relationship, Family & Work

Note: This program is being rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Increase your power-wisdom.  Power is the ability to influence and be influenced by others.  Power more →

Right Use of Power: The Heart of Ethics

Dr. Cedar Barstow

October 30–November 1, 2020
This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: more →

5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive

Megan Prager and David Spound

May 2–7, 2021
Note: This retreat has been rescheduled for next year. It will be held May 28th-31th, 2021. Our bodies hold our lives. They hold wisdom and energy for living and growing. They also hold our obstacles: anxiety, more →
Take time to cultivate your capacity for attention, emotional balance and compassion in and out of the classroom. Designed to support you in bringing a mindful presence to your personal life and professional work in schools, more →

Mindfulness Retreat for Educators

Rona Wilensky and Sean Guard

June 2–6, 2021
This workshop presented by Eva Wong and Ghost Valley Strategy Consultants is designed to introduce you to the art and skill of thinking and acting strategically. Everyone can be a strategist. It only takes inspiration and more →
Note: This retreat has been rescheduled from 2020 to 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An online version of the program is in the works for mid-July 2020; updates available soon. Read more about SMC's response to more →

Family Camp

Steve Sachs, Nicole Wolf and Rachel Steele

July 24–31, 2021