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A SHORT WINTER'S NAP: RESTORATIVE YOGA WORKSHOP

The festive glow of the holidays has passed, but winter's darkness and cold remain. Step out of the season's frigid embrace and experience two hours of body-nurturing, soul-satisfying restorative Yoga.
Sunday The festive glow of the holidays has passed, but winter's darkness and cold remain. Step out of the season's frigid embrace and experience two hours of body-nurturing, soul-satisfying restorative Yoga. The practice takes place down on the mat in... (7/21/2019)

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES

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.
Thursdays After a long winter's nap, the frozen Earth unfurls, uncurls and opens itself to bask in the strengthening rays of the sun. Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful w... (11/11/2019)

BIG BOOK WEEKEND ADVENTURE

The Big Book, the basic text of AA, is a compilation of writings by the first 100 sober members of the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. Join us for a deep dive into this original and foundational treasure-trove. Soak it up during this illuminating, fact-finding weekend, and be strengthened and inspired in your recovery journey. Come for the full weekend - or just a few hours whenever you can.
Friday - Sunday The Big Book, the basic text of AA, is a compilation of writings by the first 100 sober members of the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. Join us for a deep dive into this original and foundational treasure-trove. Our time together wil... (6/1/2019)

COME TO THE TABLE WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL RETREAT

“God said to Moses, “I AM WHO AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” Exodus 3:14 We all have many names that tell a story about parts of us: Daughter, Child, Friend, Sister, Aunt, Mother, Senior, Co-Worker, Volunteer, Widow. In this retreat we will reflect on our names and the names by which scripture and we call God.
Saturday “God said to Moses, “I AM WHO AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” Exodus 3:14 We all have many names that tell a story about parts of us: Daughter, Child, Friend, Sis... (11/11/2019)

EASTER TRIDUUM

Join us as we take a contemplative and cosmic look at the Paschal Mystery based on Jesus as Wisdom Teacher. This retreat will include presentations, Holy Week liturgies and rituals, group dialog, and ample time for personal reflection.
Thursday - Sunday Join us as we take a contemplative and cosmic look at the Paschal Mystery based on Jesus as Wisdom Teacher. This retreat will include presentations, Holy Week liturgies and rituals, group dialog, and ample time for personal reflection... (11/11/2019)

LINGER A LITTLE LONGER AT BREAKFAST - May Day: A Celtic Legacy

This new series at Genesis will occur on Wednesday mornings with a hearty breakfast served at 8:30am followed by a presentation on the theme of the day and table discussion from 9:15am to 10:30am – all for $15 per session!
This new series at Genesis will occur on Wednesday mornings with a hearty breakfast served at 8:30am followed by a presentation on the theme of the day and table discussion from 9:15am to 10:30am – all for $15 per session!  We request your ... (11/11/2019)

MYSTERY OF LOVE

Love is the most powerful force in the world. It transforms our being and directs our choices. This retreat is a deep reflection into the mystery of love in our lives, our resistances, attractions, failings and passion which lead us to Love Incarnate… the mystery of God.
Friday - Sunday Love is the most powerful force in the world. It transforms our being and directs our choices. This retreat is a deep reflection into the mystery of love in our lives, our resistances, attractions, failings and passion which lead us to ... (7/21/2019)

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.
Sunday 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 shi... (11/11/2019)

SPRING EQUINOX

Come celebrate the official beginning of Spring. Join others in ritual as you plant seeds for those ideas/dreams you want to bring to fruition in the summer. We will honor the change of the season through a morning retreat focused on the themes of the season concluding with a ritual to honor the arrival of Spring!
Saturday Come celebrate the official beginning of Spring.  Join others in ritual as you plant seeds for those ideas/dreams you want to bring to fruition in the summer. We will honor the change of the season through a morning retreat focu... (11/11/2019)

SPRINGTIME PETITE RETREAT

For those yearning to get away, but can’t devote an entire week, we invite you to discover the liberating experience of time away with God. There will be brief times of optional prayer, an opportunity for optional spiritual direction, and extended periods of silence, rest and allowing the resplendent, spring grounds of Genesis to nurture you.
Begins with supper at 6pm on Thursday and ends with supper at 6pm on Saturday. For those yearning to get away, but can’t devote an entire week, we invite you to discover the liberating experience of time away with God.  There will be brief t... (11/11/2019)

TAI CHI AND CHAI TEA

Come join us for some meditative movement with Tai Chi for Health Institute Senior Trainer, Deborah Yaffee. We will play with some very gentle, very simple tai chi movements to help release stress and feel better fast. In the afternoon, Chef Marty will help us warm up with a lesson in making delicious chai tea from scratch.
Sunday Come join us for some meditative movement with Tai Chi for Health Institute Senior Trainer, Deborah Yaffee.  We will play with some very gentle, very simple tai chi movements to help release stress and feel better fast. In the afternoon, Ch... (11/11/2019)

THOMAS MERTON: THE ARC AND INSIGHTS FROM A MODERN CHRISTIAN CONTEMPLATIVE JOURNEY

The writings of Thomas Merton, one of the 20th Century's spiritual masters, document the road map of a modern Contemplative Spiritual Journey. Share this afternoon with other Contemplative seekers exploring the arc and insights of Merton's Spiritual Journey and how it relates to your present life, journey and spirituality.
Sunday The writings of Thomas Merton, one of the 20th Century's spiritual masters, document the road map of a modern Contemplative Spiritual Journey. Share this afternoon with other Contemplative seekers exploring the arc and insights of Merton's ... (11/11/2019)

USING LECTIO DIVINA TO APPRECIATE GOD'S WORKING THROUGH OUR AGING

The lectio divina is a form of prayer intended to deepen our sense of God’s presence and action in our lives and in the world through the reading of sacred writings, especially the Scriptures. The lectio divina leads us to this deeper awareness in four steps: (1) lectio (read), (2) mediatio (meditate), (3) oratio (prayer), and (4) contemplatio (contemplation).
Friday - Sunday The lectio divina is a form of prayer intended to deepen our sense of God’s presence and action in our lives and in the world through the reading of sacred writings, especially the Scriptures. The lectio divina leads us to thi... (12/4/2019)

WHEN THE DISCIPLE COMES OF AGE, SPIRITUAL MATURITY TODAY – Live Stream

During this retreat, Diarmuid will the illuminate the spiritual journey of a small but rapidly growing Christian movement of those who seek to transcend inherited religions precisely because their enlarged sense of adult maturity requires them to do so. Diarmuid’s presentations will be through live stream video. A remote-viewing option through Zoom is available for those who cannot travel to Genesis for the retreat.
Sunday - Friday During this retreat, Diarmuid will the illuminate the spiritual journey of a small but rapidly growing Christian movement of those who seek to transcend inherited religions precisely because their enlarged sense of adult maturity requir... (11/11/2019)

YOGA AS EMBODIED PRAYER: REFLECTING THE LIGHT WITHIN

Through the creative linking of body movement with conscious breathwork, along with the guided meditations and deep relaxation of yoga nidra, you will experience a cleansing of your inner vision and self-perception. You will begin to manifest clarity in your life. When we reflect the Light within, we bring illumination to the world around us. Be radiant and shine.
We are each of us individual expressions of the Light in all Life, but too often our inner light is distorted or dimmed by the mirrors around us. When we project our limitations and fears onto others, they are reflected back onto us, shading our percepti... (7/21/2019)
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia