June 2-5, 2017
Let the fullness and warmth of spring hold you in silence for two entire days.
To meditate is “to bring attention.” In a silent retreat, you first bring attention to simply relaxing. Then to the universe that is you. Healing wounds. Letting go. Accepting. Inviting vision. Asking for Guidance. Listening.
Join us for a weekend of shared and solitary meditation nourished by simple and organic meals. Please arrive Friday between 3 pm and 4 pm MST. The retreat will begin promptly at 5 pm. Friday night we share, laugh, and prepare for two days of silence.
Saturday will have some guided yoga asana and meditation to ease us into the rhythm. Per a request, we will go into the forest on an afternoon hike that will feature a guided meditation using our large Tibetan singing bowl. We can also garden, sauna, and dance, all optional.
Sunday will feature more time on your own with optional shared practices.
We break silence Monday morning after asana and meditation practice, followed by breakfast and closing.
Retreat fee includes all meals Friday dinner through Monday breakfast. A variety of unique lodging options are available. All guests will be lodged in single accommodations. We have 9 available beds and will accommodate 3 campers for a retreat cap of 12. Total retreat fee for camping will be $185.
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To hold your accommodation, please send a $50 deposit to PO Box 2115, McCall, 83638, drop at Renée’s office on Deinhard Lane, or use the Square storefront here.
Queen bed, solar lanterns, wood heat, & chamber pot.
Main House Bunkroom
Queen bed. Modern bathroom & shower.
Main House Master Suite
Queen Bed with bathroom and shower.
Double bed, solar lanterns, chamber pot, propane stove
Twin Bed, solar lanterns, chamber pot, propane stove
Renée brings a blend of perspectives as an educator, therapist, and coach. She offers courses, retreats, community-building events and celebrations with Luminaire. Since arriving in Idaho in 2004, she has built a thriving bodywork therapy practice and completed a Whole Health Educator™ and Coaching program with the National Institute of Whole Health. Her facilitator training is with Authentic World San Francisco and the Integral Center Boulder. She is in the inaugural class of the West Central Mountains Leadership Academy and is assisting in coordinating the 2017 Cohort. She is currently enrolled in yoga studies with the Himalayan Yoga Meditation Tradition. She recently spent 6 weeks in Rishikesh, India ashrams, mostly in silence. Read more at reneesilvus.com.