On-Land Retreat

Spiritual Sanctuary: A Women's Liberation Retreat

Erin Selover

Erin Selover

Kate Johnson

Kate Johnson

Victoria Cary

Victoria Cary

Erin Treat

Erin Treat

Monica Magtoto

Monica Magtoto

We live in times of increasing pressure—both individually and systemically—and this pressure can be experienced as intensity, stress, limitation, or dissatisfaction. The Four Noble Truths remind us that pressure is, and has always been, a part of life, and that freedom is possible within it. The teachings point to our relationship with pressure, and the ways we respond to it, as choice points where our freedom lies. This retreat offers a sanctuary space in which practitioners can choose rest, renewal, and liberation. Together we will practice in noble silence, integrating movement and stillness meditation, outdoor practice, and Dharma talks that lift up women’s journeys of awakening from a diversity of lineages and traditions.  We welcome all who identify as women, as well as non-binary folks who feel nourished in spaces centering women, to join this journey of insight, ease, and individual and collective liberation.

Affinity Group

Open to all self-identified women

Erin Selover, LMFT
Kate Johnson, MA

Kate Johnson, MA

Teacher

Kate Johnson is a meditation teacher, facilitator, writer and mama. She offers classes and retreats integrating relational spirituality, social justice, somatics and creativity, and consults with organizations committed to equity, sustainability, and the practice of wise relationships. She is also the author of the book Radical Friendship.

Victoria Cary

Victoria Cary

Teacher

Victoria loves the Dhamma and is particularly drawn to supporting people in their practice through a focus on the integration of Dhamma into everyday life. Victoria’s approach to teaching seeks to investigate the complexity of our human experience while holding plenty of space for kindness.

Erin Treat

Erin Treat

Teacher

Erin Treat has been practicing Buddhist meditation for nearly 30 years and is the guiding teacher of Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center in northern New Mexico. She is a long-time student of the Diamond Approach. Erin teaches the practical and the profound, from a heart grounded in respect for mystery and the many faces of awakening.

Monica Magtoto, E-RYT

Monica Magtoto, E-RYT

Teacher

Monica Magtoto is an artist, yoga instructor, energy worker, educator, and tarot reader based in San Francisco, Ca.Magtoto is a Yoga Alliance 500 Registered Yoga Teacher, holding additional certificates in Restorative and Yin yoga.

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