About the Program
This day long silent meditation retreat will give helpers and healers in the community a space to practice nature informed mindfulness meditation in community to refresh and rejuvenate to better be able to serve their clients. Facilitated by Certified Mindfulness teacher, and Center for Nature Informed Therapy Facilitator, Phillip McKnight, who has experience attending and leading day long retreats. Participants will be invited to slow their pace, arrive in the present, and open to the healing powers of the natural world through practices such as sitting, walking, standing, lying down, and tea drinking meditations. Participants will bring their own lunch, and tea and light snacks will be provided.
Phillip McKnight completed a two-year training program for teaching awareness and compassion-based practices accredited by the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. Phillip has experience teaching a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, and abilities and uses his MA in Instructional Systems Design to determine the needs of the participant and help them develop skills in mindfulness meditation with tools for body, heart, mind, and community.