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    October 9, 2016 10:30 am - 5:30 am

    Mindfulness Retreat
    Sat, March 11

    Cultivating The Heart of Intimacy

    Overview

    Intimacy arises from Mindful Awareness and a deep understanding of human nature, human suffering, human joy and human desire.  It’s the ability to be an authentic self and accepting all that we find within ourselves.

    Intimacy is often thought of as a romantic gesture when two people exchange physical and emotional closeness with one another. To be intimate does not start nor end with physical connection.  It is not even necessary to have physical connection to be intimate with another.

    A deeper and closer look at intimacy can reveal that it is not possible to be intimate with others if one is out of touch with oneself.

    Retreat Content

    At this retreat, we will explore ways we get in touch with our own heart, body and mind.  To feel with real touch and to see with real eyes, eyes that see things as they are with inner peace. Hence, cultivating a better, more connected relationship with our lover, partner, friends, children and all other beings.

    I heard spiritual teacher say, “Days and nights are relentlessly passing.” The end is coming fast, so I ask, when will you stop and befriend your own self?

    Who Should Attend?

    Designed for singles, couples, friends and family members.  All are welcome to have the honor of meeting and being with your own humanity.

    How about lunch?

    There will be a home cooked soup, tea and water.  Please feel free to bring your own food or snacks to add to the mix.  On the agenda is a talk about the topic, discussion, Mindfulness exercises, Mindful service, light Mindful stretching, walking meditation, Mindful napping, sitting meditation and more.  This retreat will be held in a spacious and peaceful environment up in the West Hills.

    Teacher
    Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – A Founder, Executive Director and Teacher at Perfectly Here. She is the Founder and CEO of Mindful Business Institute. An Affiliated Mindfulness Teacher to UCLA MARC and holds a Doctorate in Psychology of Management Consulting.  For more on her bio, click on her name above.

    Requirements
    Must be at least 16 years of age.  Open to all levels of practice.

    Location
    This retreat will take place at: 9320 Hartman Way, West Hills, CA 91304.

    This retreat does NOT take place at the Perfectly Here center, it’s at a private residence in the mountains of West Hills.

    Pricing
    We offer special pricing for seniors (+65) and students. No one is turned away for lack of funds.  If you experience true financial hardship please ask us about scholarship and work-exchange opportunities.

    Time and Date

    • Saturday, March 11, 10:30am – 5:30pm