Courageous Women: Fearless Living Gathering for Women Touched by Cancer – Ft. Collins
Acharya Emeritus Judith Lief and Adana Barbieri
May 18, 2013
This workshop is an introduction to the Courageous Women, Fearless Living Annual Retreat, a 5-day retreat for women touched by cancer that is attended by women currently in treatment or no longer in treatment, their caregivers and loved ones.
Grounding through working with the contemplative arts of mindfulness and yoga.
Empowering because we learn knowledge and practical information about health and healing from the integrative medical perspective.
Nourishing because of the strong sense of community and shared experience.
Join us to meet the faculty and previous retreat participants, and experience some aspects of the retreat.
All workshops are from 9-12 on Saturdays.
Acharya Emeritus Judith Lief is a respected Buddhist teacher who has taught for many years on the power of awareness, kindness, and openness to change the way we relate to sickness and death, both personally and as caregivers. She is the author of Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality.
Adana Barbieri is a senior teacher and student of Shambhala, having begun her studies initially with the Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche in Boulder in 1974. She has served in various capacities at SMC, most recently as the Director of Community Health and Well Being. She is a founding partner of DralaGroup, LLC, which is working to develop a model for contemplative cohousing communities. Adana is also a founding member and the Executive Director of Courageous Women, Fearless Living a non-profit organization that runs retreats for women touched by cancer.