Relationship, Family & Work

This online workshop will support you in bringing a mindful presence to your personal life and professional work in schools. Rona will introduce a variety of mindfulness/attention practices that will help relieve your stress and provide more →
Note: This program has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. Join us for a weekend in the foundational practices of Joanna Macy’s root more →
  “People are complex,” says Stan Tatkin, clinician, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy®. “We don’t come with manuals that automate the process of getting along.” Even if we did have general more →

Wired for Love: A Couple’s Workshop

Stan Tatkin and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin

August 28–30, 2020
This weekend workshop will introduce you to the theory and practice of trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Through lecture, case study, and experiential practice, you will leave the workshop prepared to recognize symptoms of traumatic stress while offering mindfulness more →
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 Beth Mulligan

October 12–17, 2020
Note: Dates have been changed from April 2nd-5th to October 22nd-25th If we are brave often enough we will fall. Rising Strong™ is about what it takes to get back up. Based on the insightful book more →

Rising Strong™ Retreat for Women

Kathy Williams-Tolstrup

October 22–25, 2020
Increase your power-wisdom.  Power is the ability to influence and be influenced by others.  Power is relational, and relationships can be complex. Through talks, discussions and interactive practices, you will create your unique power-profile, explore the more →

Right Use of Power: The Heart of Ethics

Dr. Cedar Barstow

October 30–November 1, 2020
A Couples Workshop Note: The dates for this program have been changed from April 2020 to January 2021. Every great wisdom tradition teaches the importance of love and compassion. But how do we practice this in our more →
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
Note: The dates for this program have been changed, from July 10-12, 2020, to July 9-11, 2021. This workshop presented by Eva Wong and Ghost Valley Strategy Consultants is designed to introduce you to the art 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