Sat, Aug 26|
Hands to Wellness Collective
Mindful Meditation Day Retreat
Go on an exploratory self-care journey facilitated by 6 incredible practioners of Meditation and Integrative Health. Your day will include Guided Meditations, Breathwork, Yoga, Reiki, Sound Healing, Nutrition, & Journaling.
Time & Location
Aug 26, 2023, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hands to Wellness Collective, 215 Avenida Del Mar Suite K & L, San Clemente, CA 92672, USA
About the Event
Mindful Meditation Day Retreat
Saturday August 26th 11-4PM
Go on an exploratory self-care journey facilitated by 6 incredible practioners of Meditation and Integrative Health. Your day will include Guided Meditations, Breathwork, Yoga, Reiki, Sound Healing, Nutrition, & Journaling. You can expect a wonderful day of healing, release, & insightful self knowledge & clarity.
If you are newly curious about meditation, or are looking to broaden your current spiritual practice, we welcome you to join. For those who are looking for a day of self-care and revitalization, we hope you will join as well. You may feel challenged, elated, embraced, and even-out-of-this world, but you will find yourself supported by the group and the guidance of the energetic team.
Ayruvedic lunch/snacks and beverages will be available throughout the day. Please feel free to bring your own water or water bottle if you prefer.
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing, and consider bringing a meditation cushion and a shawl, cover or whatever provides personal comfort for you. Floor chairs, mats, extra cushions, & blankets will be available for use should you need them.
Please arrive early (10:45 ish) to get settled so that we can begin promptly at 11AM.
Meet and learn more about our gifted facilitators:
Dr. Chris Hoff, PhD, LMFT has been a student of Zen Buddhism for many years, training in both the Kwan Um and Soto traditions. He is a Dharma Teacher in the Empty Moon Zen sangha. Chris is also the Founder and Executive Director of the California Family Institute (CFI), a nonprofit organization established to provide desperately needed, low- and no-cost counseling services to under-resourced communities throughout Southern California. CFI also provides training for mental-health professionals and conducts research in the field.
Joann Kenyon, Certified Breathwork Practitioner, AAS Dental Hygiene Science Degree, and EFT Practitioner, strives to help people reduce stress, release anxiety and gain clarity. I guide individuals and groups by tapping them into their own power to build a foundation for lasting change and transformation.
Jamie Hanson, Feminist Resilience Coach and Yoga Educator, helps compassionate, committed women* move ordinary trauma, embody their values, and sustain care for themselves and the collective—without burning out. My framework draws upon over a decade of experience in facilitating learning, healing and transformation through Yoga, Ayurveda, psychology, behavioral science, and a justice-centered lens. My programs are all based upon the three PILLARS of the transformational cycle.
Nelda Alvarez, Musician, Educator, Sound Healing, Mantra, Yoga Studies, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Jyotisha, In my sound healing sessions, I use a variety fo instruments, including cryatal bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, tuning forks, Guitar, and Sankrit mantra to create a deeply relaxing and meditative experience. The sounds and vibrations of the instruments accompanied by my voice help to balance the body's energy centers, the chakras; promoting physical, emotional, spiritual healing and simply feeling divine consciousness.
Jamie Collaro, Vedic Chef, Anusara Elements RYT, began practicing Hatha yoga in 2015 and over time was called to deepen my knowledge of the Vedic wisdom traditions. In 2023, I completed a Vedic chef certification and am currently studying to become an Ayurvedic Health Counselor. My intention is to share the simple and practical holistic healing teachings of Ayurveda in a way that is both approachable and delicious.
Christina Hand, Reiki Master, Certified Integrative & Holistic Practitioner, Owner, Hands to Wellness Collective, I am a committed practioner of wellness for the mind, body, and soul. As a Reiki Master, I work priviately, in group settings, and as energetic balance with other energy healing practioners such as breathwork, sound healing, and acupuncture. I am passionate about facilitating Reiki Meditations, Moon, and Sacred Circle events that focus on self love and expansion.
Because of the limited number gathering, any cancellations will need to be received within 10 days of the event for refund.
Hands to Wellness provides similar retreats like this every other month and feels that it is an important part of one's formal meditation and spiritual growth practice.
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