Michigan Daylong Retreat
Offered FREE and Sponsored by The Fetzer Institute
July 22, 2020 10am – 4pm ET • Online via Zoom
All Ages with a Youth Focus
This retreat is open to all iBme Michigan alumni and any of their friends who might be interested. Curious about learning more about mindfulness? Already interested in mindfulness and looking to hang with people who feel the same? Come spend a day online with Enrique and Mark as we practice different styles of meditation, share in conversation, and move towards deep connection to our wild human hearts.
We are particularly excited about the opportunity to use our new online format to offer this session for members of the Michigan community of all ages. This day long will be in our signature style of combining relational mindfulness with silent and guided practice, from wherever you are located in the world this July!
This retreat will be held on July 22, 2020 online on zoom, from 10am – 4pm ET.
10am – Welcome, check-in, introductions
11am – Guided practice
12:15pm – Mindful lunch practice & lunch break
1:15pm – Relational practice
2:45pm – Heart practice
3:45pm – Wrap up and closing
“This experience made a challenging time much more manageable. The opportunities to connect with others in meditation, movement, conversation, emotion, social connection, mindful practice, dance, and thought were so precious. What an amazing gift.” – Recent online retreat participant
“Thank you, Thank you from the bottom of my heart. What you are doing could not be more important and the skill of the teaching that you offer is fantastic.” – Recent online retreat participant
Enrique Collazo is a new generation Mindfulness meditation teacher. Born and raised in Los Angeles and has been teaching and living in the Bay Area for the last 6 years. His passion is teaching the practice of mindfulness to teens. He is well loved and respected for his inspirational work at Challenge Day during the school year where he facilitates social and emotional learning workshops for thousands of young people all over the country. Enrique’s skill with teens has led to teaching internationally for Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. He is on the Guiding Teacher Counsel and Equity and Interdependence Committee for Ibme. Enrique is a frequent co-facilitator for teens at Spirit Rock and a committed advocate for bringing meditative interventions into jails and addiction treatment facilities.Enrique is a champion for helping young people create pathways that align with their goals and deepest intentions, and empowering them to broaden their confidence by opening their eyes to what’s possible when negative internal narrative is transformed into positive effort.He believes deeply in the power of marginalized voices to change the world.Enrique was trained by Noah Levine and Vinny Ferraro at Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society.
Mark Wax is deeply grateful to be working with iBme. Mark has been a sincere student of many meditative arts for the last 15 years. He has worked for Yoga International, The Himalayan Institute, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He recently completed his 500-hour yoga teacher certification through Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation Training.
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