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New Year Retreat With Erin Treat & Brian Lesage, Dec. 28, 2016

  • December 28, 2016
  • January 01, 2017
  • Sophia Retreat & Event Center, Dolores, CO
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A Five-Day Residential Retreat
Entering the New Year 
With Love & Wisdom
Erin Treat, Brian Lesage & Sheryl McGourty

December 28, 2016 – January 1, 2017

INSIGHT MEDITATION offers a meaningful way to usher in the New Year. This silent retreat will focus upon cultivating presence and awareness that embraces the moments of our lives with acceptance and wisdom. 

JOIN US to practice the timeless teachings of the Buddha as a pathway to discover peace, freedom and the compassionate heart. As we deepen our capacity to pay wise and kind attention to our embodied experience, we will come to know what it means to awaken in the midst of our life, to be deeply connected to our experience but not bound by it. Insight meditation practice will be supported by daily meditation instruction, dharma talks and individual meetings with Erin and Brian. Daily mindful movement sessions designed for all bodies will be led by Sheryl. The retreat also will provide an opportunity to clarify our deepest and most heartfelt intentions. 

Check-in is 3-5 p.m. on 12/28/2016. Retreat ends following lunch on 1/12017.

Registration fees go to support the Durango Dharma Center and cover costs of presenting the retreat.  This retreat is offered by the teachers on the basis of dana, a practice of mutual generosity that has been alive since the time of the Buddha.  Those who offer the teachings and movement experiences rely on the generosity and donations of retreat participants for sustainable income to support their valuable work in this world.  At the end of the retreat, there will be an opportunity to make donations to the teachers.

VENUE: Sophia Retreat & Event Center in Dolores, CO, 19581 Road 31 (off CO HWY 184). Where the magnificent Ariluna Lodge holds a commanding view from the mesa above Dolores, in the spectacular beauty of southwest Colorado.

COSTS: Sliding scales, which include 4 nights shared lodging and 3 meals each day. 

  • 3-4 people per room is $400-$600 each
  • 2 person per room is $520-$720 each
  • private room is $640-$840.  

Discount of $40 if paid by December 6, 2016.  Financial assistance available by contacting Cindy Dunbar at d2@ekiva.net or 970-764-8070.  

REGISTER: Online on this website or via the downloadable registration form (see link below ) with a $150 non-refundable deposit payable to Durango Dharma Center. Send form to Tammy Hoier, 450 East Third Ave., Durango, CO 81301.  Balance due at check-in.

QUESTIONS: Contact Cindy Dunbar at d2@ekiva.net or 970-764-8070.

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Durango Dharma Center • 1800 E. Third Ave. • P.O. Box 1631 • Durango, CO 81302