Program Details

Open Heart Retreat

with Susan Piver
May 8 / 6:00 AM - May 12 / 6:00 AM

The Fierce Power of Vulnerability: Open Heart Retreat.

With bestselling author Susan Piver. Our world suggests that when we open our heart, we risk tremendous sorrow and pain. Thus, we are encouraged to keep the tenderest part of ourselves hidden—but this is also where love, creativity, and magic reside. 

It is dangerous to open your heart, but only if you fear sorrow and pain. When we become unafraid of the darker, sweeter, and more piercing emotions and learn to embrace them instead, we discover the source of power and its inseparability from vulnerability.

This retreat will be focused on making friends with our emotions, not to judge, improve, or transform them, but simply to feel and be with them in a dignified way. Doing so, we discover a path to confidence, joy, and gentleness.

We will practice mindfulness meditation and loving kindness meditation. In addition, there will be journaling and small group dialogue to explore the incredible world that arises once we agree to taste our own hearts. 

Read more about Susan Piver.

You are warmly invited to add some days to the retreat and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the land. Just indicate during your registration process if you would like to come earlier or stay longer.

This retreat is taught in English. Translation into other languages are available at no extra costs. Please give us notice of your request as early as possible - about 2 months in advance -, so that we can provide translation services. In case you register short-term please get in touch with us in case you need translation into your language.

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