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October 2018

RETREAT: Finding Courage for New Beginnings (Fully Booked)

19 October, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 21 October, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This retreat is fully booked, please see 16-18 November retreat. This late Spring silent weekend retreat is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners and is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative silence. We will focus…

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RETREAT: Afternoon Family Retreat for Teens (Postponed)

27 October, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Somersault House, 57 Upper Grove Avenue, Claremont
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

This event has been postponed. Please email sue.stillmind@gmail.com if you’re interested in future dates. Sue is co-hosting this Afternoon Family Retreat for Teens with her colleague Alexia Montenari (http://www.mindfulcompassion.co.za/) who specialises in Mindfulness for Adolescents. We will be exploring the territory…

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November 2018

RETREAT: Overnight Retreat – Healing and Containment through Silence

3 November, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4 November, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This overnight retreat is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence at the beautiful venue of Mont Fleur, nestled in the mountains near Stellenbosch. It is suitable for beginners who are new to the silent retreat…

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Temenos magic garden

RETREAT: From Courageous Presence to Wise Action

16 November, 2018 - 18 November, 2018
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This “Open the Heart and Still the Mind” weekend retreat, held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative silence, will focus on strengthening our courageous presence and freeing ourselves from the burden of fear, shame and self-doubt. As we…

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December 2018

Somersault House Sue Cooper

SATURDAY MONTHLY RETREAT (Fully booked, waiting list only)

1 December, 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Somersault House, 57 Upper Grove Avenue, Claremont
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Afternoon Retreat on Saturday 1st December 2018 (Fully booked, waiting list only) In addition to guided meditations and teachings around a different theme each month, the half-day retreats include a session of Qigong (Chi Kung), an ancient gentle movement meditation which greatly…

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Frank Ostaseski Public Talk in Cape Town (Fully booked, waiting list only)

6 December, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Novalis Ubuntu Institute, 39 Rosmead Avenue
Wynberg, Western Cape

Fully Booked. To be wait-listed, please email sue.stillmind@gmail.com   Frank Ostaseski, internationally respected Buddhist teacher, visionary co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project and author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully will speak in…

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Somerset Gift

RETREAT: Ending the Year with Kindness and Compassion (shared loft room available or camping on request)

14 December, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 19 December, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740

Shared loft room available or camping on request (waiting list for single rooms) This 5-night annual end-of-year retreat (Friday evening – Wednesday lunch) is suitable for beginners as well as experienced meditators and will be held in a contained and…

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RETREAT: Ending the Year with Appreciative Joy

19 December, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 23 December, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740

This 4-night annual end-of-year retreat (Wednesday evening – Sunday lunch) is suitable for beginners as well as experienced meditators and can be attended separately or as a follow-on from Ending the Year with Kindness and Compassion (14-19 Dec).  Both retreats…

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January 2019

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RETREAT: Beginning the Year with Kindness (Fully booked, waiting list only)

26 January, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

Fully booked, waiting list only This daylong retreat, held in a nurturing atmosphere of contemplative silence at this stunning venue near Stellenbosch, is an opportunity to welcome the year with kind and compassionate awareness. The teachings and practices are inspired…

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February 2019

Somersault House Sue Cooper

SATURDAY MONTHLY RETREAT (Fully booked, waiting list only)

9 February, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Somersault House, 57 Upper Grove Avenue, Claremont
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Fully booked, waiting list only Afternoon Retreat on Saturday 9th February 2019, 1.15pm for 1.30pm In addition to guided meditations and teachings around a different theme each month, the half-day retreats include a session of Qigong (Chi Kung), an ancient gentle movement…

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