South Pomfret, Vermont
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One Day Retreat: Deepen Your Friendship with Yourself

Relax with yourself and enjoy the spaciousness of your mind during this one-day practice intensive

Take time to fully engage with your mindfulness practice in the beauty and comfort of the Artistree space and campus. This day-long retreat is open to beginner and experienced meditation students. It can be done as the culmination of the “Mindfulness training: Cultivating a mind we can rely on” class or as a stand-alone program.

The retreat will consist of sitting meditation instruction, walking meditation, contemplation practice, listening practice and group discussion. Artistree’s campus is the perfect setting to practice awakening your senses to the beauty of the phenomenal world.

Lunch will be taken together, and tea break will be included, as well as a short reception at the end of the day.

What to bring:

• Water bottle
• Bagged lunch

This program is made possible by the generous support of The Ottauquechee Health Foundation. 

Bruce McClelland studied theatre and movement in Paris, France in the 1970s under Etienne Decroux, the theatre master of the renowned mime, Marcel Marceau. He founded, directed and performed with theatre companies and schools in Boston and Montreal. In the 1980s he met Tibetan meditation master Chogyam Trungpa and began training with him under his worldwide organization, Shambala International. He was certified to teach and direct meditation weekend retreats in the 90s. Since 2015, Bruce has been teaching meditation classes at the Tuck School of Business, for the greater Dartmouth community and throughout the Upper Valley.