2023 Courses and Retreats
Transforming Adversity Into Insight
Feeding Your Demons and Cultivating Emotional Balance
With Chandra and Eve Ekman
“We will become our opposite if we do not learn to accommodate the opposite within us.” — Carl Jung Across various wisdom traditions, there is a common yet paradoxical invitation: Turn toward what is difficult to find freedom from what is difficult. However, when we find ourselves feeling anxiety, loss, judgment, irritation — the full bouquet of difficult emotions — facing these feelings is the last thing we want to do. Fortunately, there are trainable, evidenced-informed practices to help us transmute adversities into joy and insight.
ONE GROUND, TWO PATHS, TWO RESULTS
A Meditation, Yoga, And Shadow Work Retreat
At the heart of contemplative life is the archetypal journey home to the ground of our essential being that is love. Meditation brings us to this experience, our true ground, and enables us to gain confidence and maturity in it. In this retreat we will explore the Buddhist teachings on “one ground, two paths, two results.” We will meditate indoors and out, practice gentle yoga, and learn how to work with challenges along the path. All are welcome.