Summer Women’s Meditation & Yoga Retreat
August 20–24, 2014
Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns, and stories. When we inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we come to know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this rejuvenating program, we will play with the four postures of meditation, practice nourishing yoga, and retreat in the forests, fields, and groves of Shambhala Mountain Center. Through sitting meditation, we will contemplate the nature of Way-Seeking Mind, the tender under-world of our being. Our practice and insight will deepen through silent periods, and our community will develop understanding and trust through talking circles. This retreat takes place in a scenic pavilion among the pine trees—an indoor/outdoor space—and is limited to 15 women.
Katharine Kaufman is priest ordained in the Soto Zen Lineage and teaches meditation, writing workshops, and Yoga in Boulder County and at Shambhala Mountain Center. She is an adjunct professor at Naropa University where she teaches Movement Arts and Contemplative Seminar. She holds MFAs in Performance/Choreography and Writing/Poetics. www.katharinekaufman.com