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(3/17/2017)

Ongoing Group Testimonials

(3/15/2017)

Private Retreat

Schedule and structure your own time away for one or several days. Spiritual Direction, BioSpiritual Focusing, massage therapy and Reiki sessions available by appointment. Amenities Ongoing Groups Overnight Rooms   ... (3/10/2017)

Retreat Testimonials

(3/15/2017)

A FIVE-DAY JOURNEY THROUGH HEALING - AVAILABLE AUGUST 21-26

Many of us are among the walking wounded. Sometimes we know it; oftentimes, we don’t. We just know that we feel driven, drained, and/or chronically distracted, all of which are symptoms of unhealed, unacknowledged, or under-healed pain. Betty will offer this same retreat at Genesis from AUGUST 21-26, 2020.
DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS, THIS RETREAT WILL NOT BE HELD UNTIL AUGUST Friday supper through Wednesday lunch Many of us are among the walking wounded. Sometimes we know it; oftentimes, we don’t. We just know that we feel driven, drained, ... (6/14/2019)

Retreats & Programs

(3/10/2017)

**Zoom** Free! Chair Yoga

Megan Elliott is taking a break for the month of August but in gratitude for her students, Megan will be offering free! Zoom Chair Yoga Tuesday, August 25, and Friday, August 28.
Megan Elliott is taking a break for the month of August but in gratitude for her students, Megan will be offering free! Zoom Chair Yoga Tuesday, August 25, and Friday, August 28. Megan’s classes will return September 2020 with some new offerings. ... (8/2/2020)

**Zoom** Free! Chair Yoga

Megan Elliott is taking a break for the month of August but in gratitude for her students, Megan will be offering free! Zoom Chair Yoga Tuesday, August 25, and Friday, August 28.
Megan Elliott is taking a break for the month of August but in gratitude for her students, Megan will be offering free! Zoom Chair Yoga Tuesday, August 25, and Friday, August 28. Megan’s classes will return September 2020 with some new offerings. ... (8/2/2020)

Videos

(3/15/2017)

SELF-COMPASSION: A FAITHFUL PRACTICE

Sorry, this series has been canceled.
Sorry! This series has been canceled. During this COVID-19 pandemic, we can benefit from cultivating the faithful practice of self-compassion. So often in life, when struggles arise, we amplify them by responding with self-judgment and self-criticism... (6/3/2020)

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.
Saturday, 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 unprec... (11/11/2019)

**EMAIL** 21-DAY SELF-COMPASSION JOURNEY WITH BECKY CRANE

Would you like Join Becky on a 21-Day Self-Compassion Journey? You will receive an email every morning to start your day on the right foot with being self-compassionate towards yourself. The teachings will be short and inspiring. Some will include a 1-2 minute audio, photographs, and exercises. Starts on Monday, August 31st and Ends on Sunday, September 20th.
Would you like Join Becky on a 21-Day Self-Compassion Journey? You will receive an email every morning to start your day on the right foot with being self-compassionate towards yourself.  The teachings will be short and inspiring. Some will include ... (6/4/2020)

**ZOOM** HEART-CENTERED MEDITATION EVERY DAY DURING JUNE - 7AM AND 7PM

MONDAY THRU SUNDAY, two sessions daily. (This appears on the Program Calendar page on Mondays, but it is offered 7 days per week, twice daily.) The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational reading and is followed by 20 minutes of silence.
MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, Two sessions DAILY held at 7am and 7pm during June. (This appears on the Program Calendar page on Mondays, but it is offered 7 days per week, twice daily.) The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational ... (5/12/2020)

**ZOOM** Wind-Down Yoga • Wednesday Evenings

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga experience recommended.
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga experience recommended. Yoga mat, strap and blocks recommended. Pay as you go $10, or 5-Class Package $45 To Register and Pay: For any class or package, please... (6/21/2020)

**ON SITE** 6-DAY SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT

A Silent Directed Retreat is designed to provide time and space for prayer and solitude. There will be opportunity to meet daily with a spiritual director, providing time to reflect on your spiritual journey and the presence and action of God in your life.
Begins Friday, Nov 15, at 6 PM, and ends Sunday, Nov 21, with 10 AM brunch   A Silent Directed Retreat is designed to provide time and space for prayer and solitude. There will be opportunity to meet daily with a spiritual director, providing... (8/31/2020)
We cannot create knowledge without acting. The focus of this action is (a) to transform the world, (b) to establish interdependent relationships with human beings, with the cosmos and with God.
— Paulo Friere