Join us the first Friday of each month at 12 pm EST for the Self Care Sanctuary.
What’s Called For Now ~ AAIT™ Retreat
October 21 @ 4:00 pm - October 23 @ 5:30 pm
The events of recent years have challenged us all. The sense of overwhelm, the allure of numbing, and the flooding of life’s precious moments with the insubstantiality of screens and media can alienate us from ourselves and connection to this one wild and precious life. We long for skillful means to move through the turbulence of these uncertain times with clear intention, equanimity, and fostered connection to self and others.
Join us for an exploration of What’s Called for Now? Drawing from the wisdom traditions and emergent understanding of the value of mindfulness and integrative awareness practices, we’ll explore skills and perspectives that illuminate a path into presence, equipoise, and resilience.
100% of the proceeds from this retreat benefit the non-profit organization, the Alliance for Integrated Awareness (AIA = Iya). AIA fosters emotional wellbeing in at-risk communities through service, outcome research, and certification of practitioners in Acceptance and Integration Training® (AAIT), advancing social justice in mental health care. – http://aaitaia.org/
ABOUT YOUR FACILITATORS:
Melanie McGhee, LCSW & David Patterson, PhD
Melanie and David have been committed to daily meditation practice for more than 30 years. As a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, David brings a grounding in science to the pragmatic cultivation of presence. Melanie is the founder of Acceptance and Integration Training™, an approach to change rooted in freedom fostering spacious awareness and more conscious life choices. A multi decade study of the wisdom traditions enlivens their exploration of seeing into the nature of being.
October 1-3, 2021
Wellbeing Retreat Center
New Tazewell, TN