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Upcoming 14 days - Apr 9 2020

April
9

EASTER TRIDUUM -Modified Schedule

Join us thru Zoom as we take a contemplative and cosmic look at the Paschal Mystery based on Jesus as Wisdom Teacher. Schedule now available.

Christian / Catholic

April
9

Gaining Strength and Stability During Times of Coronavirus Stress

Bring relief to stress, low mood and worry by learning to tap into your supportive inner and outer resources. Each week will have pointers that help you build a personal practice at home, which includes eating mindfully, gentle movement and compassion practices and visualizations.


April
9

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

April
10

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis in-house yoga therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home. The Zoom Meeting ID has changed. Please read.


April
10

GUIDED RELAXATION MEDITATION

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down.


April
14

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis’ in-house Yoga Therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home. ZOOM Meeting ID has changed. Please read.


April
15

THE PRESENCE PROCESS - CANCELED

Why is it so difficult to respond consciously when we are upset? Why do we instead resort to hurtful, repetitive, unconscious, reactive behaviors?
If you’d like the answers to these questions and are ready to begin a journey to conscious emotional response...


April
16

Gaining Strength and Stability During Times of Coronavirus Stress

Bring relief to stress, low mood and worry by learning to tap into your supportive inner and outer resources. Each week will have pointers that help you build a personal practice at home, which includes eating mindfully, gentle movement and compassion practices and visualizations.


April
16

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

April
17

LIVING IN RECOVERY: 12 STEP RETREAT WEEKEND - CANCELED

Women and men, in any 12-Step program, are welcome to join us as we journey in this recovery retreat through prayer, music, presentations, and sharing. We will reflect on recovery themes and their practical application in our lives.

Spiritual Enrichment

April
17

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis in-house yoga therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home. The Zoom Meeting ID has changed. Please read.


April
17

GUIDED RELAXATION MEDITATION

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down.


April
18

OFFERED VIA ZOOM! ACTIVE HOPE - THE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY OF FACING CLIMATE CHANGE - AND PANDEMIC

The challenges of the environmental and social disruptions of climate change are hard enough. Now we are in the midst of an unprecedented (in our time) pandemic. How do we find our way through? JOIN US VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. This will be an interactive workshop, including small-group sharing, with opportunities to connect with the natural world in your own surroundings, whether that be through a yard, a porch, or simply an open window.

Spirituality of the Environment

April
19

SACRED SPACES

Sacred space begins within. Cultivating the space to sense, feel and know sacredness starts with a simple shift that carries us from doing to being. In this reflective and interactive day long program, we will practice making the shift into holy presence.

Spiritual Enrichment

April
21

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis’ in-house Yoga Therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home. ZOOM Meeting ID has changed. Please read.


April
23

Gaining Strength and Stability During Times of Coronavirus Stress

Bring relief to stress, low mood and worry by learning to tap into your supportive inner and outer resources. Each week will have pointers that help you build a personal practice at home, which includes eating mindfully, gentle movement and compassion practices and visualizations.


April
23

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

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Posted on 2/25/2020


Welcoming applications! Genesis School for Contemplative Living, 2020 - 2021

Do you have a hunger for a more deeply rooted spiritual life? Are you seeking answers to the perennial questions of life? Would you like to live in a slower, more contemplative manner? If so, then consider participating in the Genesis School for Contemplative Living. Our third cohort will begin in September 2020.

Posted on 02/21/2020


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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your understanding: in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
- Proverbs 3:5-6