Lose the stress, and Rekindle the joy within you!
The setting is among the beautiful red rocks of Sedona, one of America’s great spiritual centers.
The goal? To rekindle that spark of joy, deep inside our hearts. We know it's there but we've forgotten how to bring it forward.
We'll spend this time together bringing mindful attention to our own self-care, reduce stress, build inner confidence, cultivate kindness and compassion for yourself and others and come home feeling refreshed and ready to apply what you've learned to daily life.
You don't need to have experience with meditation or mindfulness, but if you are, you'll learn new tools to add to your practice!
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I didn't know what to expect and I loved everyone. Over 3 days, I was able to start implementing practices that I wasn't able to do on my own.
Tools/practices to take home - I've been home for 2 days and I'm using/doing several of the practices each day (so far)... and I feel like I will continue. ~L.S.
Heidi's yoga guidance was specific, helpful and individualized. The yoga was a great complement to sitting and working on mindfulness exercises. The time passed very quickly. ~D.
I can bring peace/joy into my life without spending a lot of time on it each day... and there so many little things that can be done to bring those feelings into my daily life.~Anon.
This was a life changing event in Sedona with Janet & CJ this week.
Meditations, yoga, thoughtful and insightful discussions with an amazing group.
Had to focus on meditations and make changes for my personal growth and peace.
Thank you ~C.L.
Janet is a superb growth facilitator, with a knack for knowing when to slow down, when to break and when to pursue. Much like better orchestra conductors, her directives were gentle, clear but very aware, and quick to offer support to individuals, at the precise moment needed. ~D.B.
EVERYTHING! Meditation and yoga I will practice consistently now, but the lessons and workbook activities were valuable illustrations to complete the package.
One on one conversations were the icing on the cake... talking to people about important things is my favorite past time. ~H.S..
The pacing of the retreat was perfect, each segment building on the last. As the days unfolded, deeper self-awareness arose. Tools to increase mindfulness were explained and demonstrated in simple, clear steps.
Janet has a nurturing personality that must be experienced in person to fully appreciate. She is a very wise, humble and helpful guide and, now, friend.~Anon
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Janet believes deeply in the value of self-awareness and mindful attention to self-care and teaches mindfulness and emotional intelligence online as well as in person. She earned her certification as resilience and coping facilitator from the National Wellness Institute and is a Life and Mindfulness Coach.
She trained with the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute to teach mindfulness and emotional intelligence, UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center in their Mindful Awareness Practices program, Dr. Rick Hanson’s Positive Neuroplasticity Practitioner program, and Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE).
Her journey as a caregiver inspired the transition from social media marketer and CEO to mindfulness coaching after discovering the value of mindfulness and emotional intelligence in rescuing her from depression and anxiety. She shares her story in her book “When Life Hits the Fan, A Mindful Guide to Caring for Ourselves While Caring for Others” now available on Amazon. Learn more about Janet on this website.
Heidi BK Sloss, RYT-200, lives and teaches yoga and meditation in Silicon Valley, CA. She combines 30+ years of spiritual practice with the moving meditation of yoga, guiding her students to focus the mind, relax the body, connect the spirit and open the heart.
Heidi is a certified Yoga for Healthy Aging Teacher and has completed a 20 hour Pelvic Floor Teacher Training, two 30 hour Restorative Yoga Teacher Trainings as well as her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. She is in process of becoming a RYT-500 at Breathe Together Yoga Studio in Los Gatos.
For our retreat Heidi will be offering yoga classes that will focus on healthy stretching and strength building for women over 50. Morning classes will be a great warm up and wake up to get us ready for the day. Mid-afternoon classes will give us an opportunity to stretch and move around in a gentle way to help us digest. Learn more about Heidi on her website at www.heidisloss.com
Rahelio’s approach combines wisdom teachings from eastern Yogic traditions, Taoist wisdom, Christian mysticism, and Native American shamanism. He was especially drawn to the teachings of Toltec wisdom that has come out of Mexico, and to the practice of Kriya yoga through Babaji’s lineage. Since I was already very deep into the practice of western astrology, I was able to merge this perspective into the teachings of the Medicine Wheel as taught to him by Sun Bear.
He conducts Native American style weddings, Sweat Lodges and blessing ceremonies, as well as sharing shamanic teachings and energetic practices including Medicine Wheel empowerments with the sacred drum, flute, songs, and chants.
For this retreat Rahelio will be taking us to a medicine wheel he created on the grounds of the Amithaba Stupa and Peace Park where he will share with us about the sacred land of Sedona, guide us in walking the medicine wheel and perform a drum blessing. Learn more about Rahelio on his website.
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