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June 2019

Mont-Fleur

RETREAT: Embracing Life with Compassionate Simplicity

14 June, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 17 June, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

Please note that  Sue will include some of the teachings from the 25 May – 1 June “training” retreat on this retreat, for those who are interested in integrating these teaching and practices into their work. This long-weekend “Open the Heart…

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August 2019

Embracing Change and Loss

RETREAT: Listening with a Kind and Compassionate Heart

8 August, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11 August, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Emoyeni Retreat Centre, Magaliesberg Mountains, North West Province, South Africa

This long-weekend 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…

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September 2019

RETREAT: Spring: The Joy of New Beginnings

6 September, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8 September, 2019 @ 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: Deepening our Authentic Presence (Fully booked, waiting list only)

21 September, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 28 September, 2019 @ 7:30 am
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, near Underberg, Southern Drakensberg KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Fully booked, waiting list only This week-long intensive 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.” It is of particular interest to people working…

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October 2019

RETREAT: Finding Courage for New Beginnings (Fully booked, waiting list only)

18 October, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 20 October, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

Fully booked, waiting list only 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 on the cultivation of life-affirming…

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November 2019

RETREAT: From Courageous Presence to Wise Action

15 November, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 17 November, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This 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 as well as experienced meditators. Through…

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December 2019

RETREAT: Ending the Year with Courage and Trust

12 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 19 December, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740

This popular end-of-year retreat will offer an intensive 7 day experience within the nurturing silence and beauty of Somerset Gift Getaway Farm near Swellendam. A new addition to the stunning accommodation will be some luxury tents from Petrichor Adventures (please see…

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RETREAT: Welcoming the New Year with Compassion and Joy

28 December, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 1 January, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In this 4 night Open the Heart and Still the Mind silent retreat we will reflect with kindness and compassion on the year which is ending, creating a space of possibility for new beginnings and joyful discovery, as we welcome…

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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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