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January 2020

Embracing Change and Loss

RETREAT: Beginning the Year with Calm and Compassion (Fully booked – waiting list only)

24 January, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 26 January, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Emoyeni Retreat Centre, Magaliesberg Mountains, North West Province, South Africa

Fully booked – waiting list only This ‘Open the Heart and Still the Mind’ weekend retreat will be held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence and is suitable for beginners as well as experienced meditators. Through…

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February 2020

RETREAT: Healing and Containment through Silence

28 February, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 1 March, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This silent weekend retreat will explore ways in which meditation and silence can provide emotional containment, when we find a quiet resting place within ourselves. As we ground ourselves more fully and wholeheartedly in the present moment, we will discover…

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April 2020

RETREAT: Cultivating Kindness and Compassion

9 April, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 13 April, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This 4 night, silent Easter long-weekend Open the Heart and Still the Mind Compassion Retreat will draw on the wisdom of Buddhist psychology and the inspiring teachings and practices of Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of Compassion, who “Listens to the…

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RETREAT: Finding Freedom in Stillness

30 April, 2020 - 3 May, 2020
The Blue Butterfly, Welbedacht Nature Reserve
Tulbagh, Western Cape

Details to follow. Booking enquiries: sue.stillmind@gmail.com

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May 2020

RETREAT: From Fragmentation to Wholeness

15 May, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 17 May, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This weekend retreat is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence and is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. Drawing on the wisdom of Buddhist meditation and psychology, we will learn how to still…

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June 2020

RETREAT: Finding Strength for Change & Loss

12 June, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 16 June, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

Details coming soon. CPD accreditation for psychologists and other HPCSA registered professionals: to be confiirmed. Bookings: sue.stillmind@gmail.com

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August 2020

Embracing Change and Loss

RETREAT: Listening with a Kind & Compassionate Heart

7 August, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10 August, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Emoyeni Retreat Centre, Magaliesberg Mountains, North West Province, South Africa

This silent Open the Heart and Still the Mind Compassion retreat will draw on the wisdom of Buddhist psychology and the inspiring teachings and practices of Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of compassion, who “Listens to the cries of the world…

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September 2020

RETREAT: Joy of New Beginnings

4 September, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 6 September, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This Spring weekend retreat will be held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence at the stunning Mont Fleur retreat venue, nestled in the mountains near Stellenbosch. It is suitable for beginners who have never attended a…

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RETREAT: The Art of Compassionate Boundaries

19 September, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 27 September, 2020 @ 7:30 am
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, near Underberg, Southern Drakensberg KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

This week-long retreat, held in contemplative (Noble) silence at the beautiful Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in the southern Drakensberg, KZN is another of Sue’s training retreats intended for people working with groups and/or interested in integrating Buddhist psychology and wisdom…

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October 2020

RETREAT: Finding Courage for New Beginnings

8 October, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 11 October, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This late Spring silent 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 on the cultivation of life-affirming qualities of mind and heart which…

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