Retreats

  • $396.00 – Residential Stay
    plus dana (offered at the end of the retreat) to the teacher and to Heartwood. You can read more about the practice of dana here.
  • $316.00 – Commuter Option
    plus dana (offered at the end of the retreat) to the teacher and to Heartwood.
    Commuters attend the full retreat, including lunch and dinner, but are not provided with overnight accommodations. It is important to note that by registering as a commuter, you agree to attend the entire retreat and to arrive and depart at the scheduled time each day. Your presence is important, as having retreatants come and go or miss sessions can disrupt the container created by group practice.

Date & Time Details: Opening Day: check in is between 2-5pm, with orientation at 5:30pm and supper at 6pm. Closing Day: ends at 11am.

Location: Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center

Address: 159 Osceola rd Hendersonville, NC

Contact:
Retreat Manager
retreat@heartwoodrefuge.org
828-356-5568

Cancellation Policy: Full refund issued for cancellations received at least 8 weeks prior to the event

An $99 cancellation fee retained for cancellations received between 4 and 8 weeks prior to the event

No refund will be issued for cancellations received less than 4 weeks prior to the event

Room Assignments: Rooms are double-occupancy. Depending on the number of retreatants, if single rooms are available, we assign them in order of registration to those who registered earliest.

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Meditation and Yoga Retreat by Jeff Collins and Gisela Konrad

with Jeff Collins and Gisela Konrad

September 4 - 8, 2019

Details coming soon…

Leaders

Jeff Collins
Jeff Collins is a retired hospice social worker in Ithaca NY and has been leading silent retreats for 25 years, including at Southern Dharma in North Carolina and at Light on the Hill, near Ithaca. He has been practicing meditation in the Zen and Theravadin traditions for over 30 years and has done 3 three-month silent retreats at IMS. Jeff has also been engaged in Diamond Heart work for over 20 years.
Learn more about Jeff Collins
Gisela Konrad
Gisela Konrad has also been leading silent retreats for twenty years. She has been a certified yoga teacher for 30 years, studying under Gary Kraftzow, Richard Miller, and the late Joan Ruvinsky. She has completed two of the three-month retreats at IMS and has been engaged in Diamond Heart work for three years.
Learn more about Gisela Konrad