Through a variety of heart-inspiring essays, poetry, art, nature, photography, and music, you will be invited to engage in honest self-reflection and to increase your capacity to listen to yourself and to others more deeply.
“Anytime we can listen to true self and give it the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives we touch.” – Parker J. Palmer
Join us for this Introductory Courage to Teach® Circle of Trust® weekend as we greet our inner teacher and listen closely to that wise inner voice so that we may better live and work in our identity and integrity. Everyone is welcome, regardless of previous Circle of Trust experience.
View this video to hear Parker J. Palmer introduce the inner teacher: https://vimeo.com/155180846
Through a variety of heart-inspiring essays, poetry, art, nature, photography, and music, you will be invited to engage in honest self-reflection and to increase your capacity to listen to yourself and to others more deeply. There will be time in solitude and in community and time to speak from your heart and to listen as others speak from theirs. Return home with renewed energy and a revitalized spirit.
In a time when stress and pressure on teachers and administrators continue to rise because of internal and external demands, Courage to Teach® provides educators with an opportunity for rest, renewal and re-engagement with their identity and integrity as teachers. The program, originally conceived by esteemed educator Parker J. Palmer, offers educators an opportunity to reflect on the inner dimensions of teaching and leading.
10/14/2022 Begins at 5:00 PM
10/16/2022 Concludes at 1:00 PM
Santa Sabina Retreat Center
25 Magnolia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Venue Website https://www.santasabinacenter.org/
Santa Sabina Center is a lovely contemplative space nestled in a wooded hillside just north of San Francisco. Comfortable meeting rooms look out over beautiful gardens. Other areas include an incredibly well-stocked meditative art space, a calm and quiet inner courtyard, several private outdoor seating areas, a chapel, a small bookstore, and a library. Meals are lovingly prepared and served three times a day, with coffee and tea available all day long. Santa Sabina is located in a lovely, walkable neighborhood near Dominican University of San Rafael.
$640 includes programming, lodging, and meals (Friday dinner through Sunday lunch).
Please advise of any food allergies at time of registration.
Scholarships may be available. Please inquire with Teri or Rona before registering.
Flyers are available for both retreats. Please email email@example.com to receive a copy.
Registration deadline to October 7, contact Rona or Teri after that date for availability.
Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) available. Please email facilitators for more information.
50% of the registration fee will be refunded if canceled (by emailing facilitators) prior to 90 days before the event.
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