On-Land Retreat

Illuminating the Beautiful Qualities of the Heart

Amana Brembry Johnson

Amana Brembry Johnson

Konda Mason

Konda Mason

DaRa Williams

DaRa Williams

Ruth King

Ruth King

Richelle Evelyn Donigan

Richelle Evelyn Donigan

There is a deep well of vibrant and intuitive knowing that is alive in the bone memory of Black Women’s bodies. To recognize and revitalize the innate and beautiful qualities of tenderness, kindness, and joy that reside within the heart is to access the internal protection and ancestral wisdom and strength needed on the arduous journey towards liberation. During this retreat we will practice silent meditation indoors and in nature. There will be periods of community building and wisdom sharing as well as Dharma talks, embodiment practices, meetings with teachers, and time for reflective, intentional rest to nourish and refresh the mind, heart and body. Through guided practices of self-love, compassion and a deepened connection to nature, we will illuminate the heart of strength and tenderness that resides within us all. This retreat is silent except for teacher-led Q&A, small groups, or other practice meetings.

Affinity Group

Open to All Self-identified Women of the Black African Diaspora

Amana Brembry Johnson

Amana Brembry Johnson

Teacher

Amana Brembry Johnson, Residential Dharma Teacher and Community Leader, is a Core Teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in Oakland, CA and Guiding Teacher of EBMC’s Spiritual Teacher and Leadership Training. Amana mentors groups of emerging Mindfulness teachers through the international Mindfulness Meditation Training Certification Program.

Konda Mason
DaRa Williams
Ruth King
Richelle Evelyn Donigan

Richelle Evelyn Donigan

Teacher

Richelle Evelyn Donigan is a masterful Transformation Guide, Life Coach, Author, Yoga Instructor, and Speaker. She has been in the work and study of transformation for more than 40 years. Richelle has an extraordinary gift for creating safe and empowering spaces for all people.

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