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Ongoing Group Testimonials

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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

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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)

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**ZOOM** SELF-COMPASSION: A FAITHFUL PRACTICE

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.
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. Take part in this retreat and explore ot... (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)

A NEW GENESIS STORY: CREATING A FAITH FOR TODAY THAT IS AUTHENTIC, TRANSFORMATIVE AND CONNECTED TO THE EARTH

THIS RETREAT IS POSTPONED TO 2021
THIS RETREAT IS POSTPONED TO 2021 These times are calling for a shift from ordinary to extraordinary. Our global consciousness is undergoing an evolutionary leap and we are feeling its push and pull. We know it is time to remove the blinders and b... (11/11/2019)

**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)

**ZOOM** - Group Meditation • MindBody Thursday Afternoons

Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education. Together we will practice sitting and walking meditation with the emphasis on self and universal connection and healing.
Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education. Together we will practice sitting and walking meditation with the emphasis on self and universal connection and healing.  A quiet... (6/21/2020)

**ZOOM** Joint-Freeing Series • MindBody Thursday Afternoons

Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education. Move mindfully through your joints with gentle motions to free and release tension, inflammation and help increase body awareness and range of motion.
Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education. Move mindfully through your joints with gentle motions to free and release tension, inflammation and help increase body awareness and... (6/21/2020)
It is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others' religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty.
- Mahatma Gandhi