Upcoming Programs


Explore the more than 50 retreats, workshops, courses and events we offer each year, each focused on compassion and mindfulness-based practices to enhance your well-being and help you reconnect with what matters most to you. For ongoing practice offerings, click here.

Use the filters below to help you find the programs that best suit your interests and schedule.

All Levels: for those of all levels including beginners.
Beginners: for those with little or no experience and seek introductory instruction.
Intermediate: for those with some experience who do not need introductory instruction.
Experienced: for those with significant experience.

 
Women’s Empowerment Circle: Living Vivaciously!

Women’s Empowerment Circle: Living Vivaciously!

Day Retreat with Mensimah Shabazz
Sunday, August 4, 2019, 9am - 1pm

This program is designed to create a safe space for women to connect, nurture each other’s spiritual growth and transformation. Learn how to step outside of your fears and experience joy using the four indigenous wisdom techniques: singing, dancing, storytelling and silence.

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Polishing the Mirror of the Heart

Polishing the Mirror of the Heart

Overnight Retreat with Saki Santorelli
September 20-22, 2019

Explore what it’s like to enter and understand, sooth, relax and polish the mirror of the heart. We’ll take our time to feel our way into this many-chambered domain of our humanness.

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Introduction to MBSR

Introduction to MBSR

Overnight Retreat with Sharon Gutterman, PhD
September 27-29, 2019

A unique opportunity to experience the key elements of the classic Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in a supportive weekend retreat. Discover how to connect with both your internal and external resources to build resilience, strength, and feel a sense of well-being no matter what challenges you face.

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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: Working With Body, Mind, Thoughts, and Feelings

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: Working With Body, Mind, Thoughts, and Feelings

Overnight Retreat with Vanessa Zuisei Goddard
October 11-13, 2019

Explore the four main subjects of contemplation: body, feelings, mind, and thoughts, and each of these is further divided into subsets whose purpose is the development of mindfulness, concentration, and insight.

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Search Inside Yourself Comes to Copper Beech Institute

Search Inside Yourself Comes to Copper Beech Institute

Two Day Training with Grace Edmunds and Dan Lee Vazquez, Jr.
Monday, October 14th - Tuesday, October 15th; 9AM - 5PM

Join us to learn powerful emotional intelligence skills for high performance and wellbeing. Developed at Google and based on neuroscience research, the Search Inside Yourself program (SIY) teaches attention and mindfulness techniques that build the core skills for effective leadership.

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Five-Night Silent Retreat: Coming Home to our Hearts - Madison, CT

Five-Night Silent Retreat: Coming Home to our Hearts - Madison, CT

Overnight Retreat with Beth Mulligan and Brandon Nappi in Madison, CT
October 20-25, 2019

Exploring and practicing the foundational teachings of Mindfulness in a 5 night silent residential retreat. Led by certified MBSR and Mindfulness Teachers Beth Mulligan and Brandon Nappi at Mercy by the Sea in Madison, CT.

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Embodying Resilience: 3rd Annual Retreat with Sandrine Harris & Sondra Loring

Embodying Resilience: 3rd Annual Retreat with Sandrine Harris & Sondra Loring

Overnight Retreat with Sandrine Harris & Sondra Loring
January 10-12, 2020

Explore what it means to experience our own innate resilience and cultivate a deeper connection with ourselves as we mindfully listen and attend to our body and mind.

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Scholarships and Professional Fellowships Available
In the spirit of generosity, we offer financial support for many of our programs.
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