2019 Retreats

Retreats can have a profound affect on our bodies, minds and nervous systems, allowing us to reconnect with our deeper wisdom, remember what we truly value and how we want to use our precious life energy. Retreat environments are surrounded by the beauty of nature to remind us of our own inner nature.

Silent Daylong Retreats at Green Gulch Zen Center
These deeply nourishing silent daylong retreats are a seamless flow of seated and walking meditation, mindful yoga and conscious breathing with teachings from the wisdom traditions lightly woven throughout. Includes lunch. All levels welcome.

Saturday’s 9:30am -5:00pm $135

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October 12:
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December 14:
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*Your payment holds your space. No refunds for cancellations under 30 days unless your space is filled.

NEW OFFERING! Daylong Retreat for mental health professionals with 6 CE credits available for psychologists and California licensed MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, LPCCs and nurses

Personal and Professional Sustainability: Mindful Self-Care for Those Who Care for Others 

Sunday, May 5, 2019 9am-5pm at Green Gulch Center with Janice Gates & Starr Kelton-Locke, PhD

Come Reflect, Move, Connect and Learn. This day-long retreat offers mental health professionals an opportunity to restore and gain mindful skills for both personal and professional needs. You will learn mindfulness meditation practices, mindful yoga and somatic practices, including interactive dialogues on the psyche-soma interconnection and how it relates to the therapeutic relationship will provide knowledge and mind-body skills that can be utilized in your clinical work.

Full Details Here: Personal and Professional Sustainability
$225 includes lunch
Sunday May 5
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Coming Home to Yourself: Embodied Mindfulness Retreat for Women
September 8-15, 2019
at Mount Madonna Center, CA
with Janice Gates, Anne Cushman, Kate Johnson & Jill Satterfield
In this seven-night meditation retreat, we will dive deep into the practice of mindfulness through stillness, movement, silence and connection. Each day will be held in a container of silence supported by the tranquil and beautiful ambiance of Mt. Madonna. There will be seated meditation, mindful yoga, walking meditation in nature, small group meetings with teachers, and teachings from the wisdom traditions woven throughout. We will include focused times each day to explore together what it means to awaken in each embodied moment of our often challenging, chaotic and beautifully sacred lives as women.
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Mexico Women’s Yoga & Meditation Retreat
February 29 – March 7, 2020
Join me for a week of deep inner nourishment through the practices of yoga, mediation, and self-reflection. Includes periods of silence as well as time for connecting with each other at our private, beachfront villa 1 hour north of Puerto Vallarta. Contact me directly for details and availability.
Cost: $1950 – $2950
please contact janice@janicegates.com