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All Ages Mindfulness Retreat

July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - July 27, 2014 @ 11:00 am

Settle Deeply Into Yourself and Your Life – July 24-27 with MorningSun’s Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

Held in a peaceful and joyous community atmosphere, we will share meditation, mindful meals, group discussions, walking meditations in the forest and listening to teachings of Dharmateachers in the Plum Village tradition.  Together we will explore how to to bring mindfulness practice into our daily lives.

The beautiful property also offers a chance to enjoy quiet time in nature, or refresh yourself swimming and canoeing on the pond.

Our annual Ceremony of Compassion will be held on Saturday evening and is open for outside guests to join us, it will include chanting and releasing prayers with floating candles onto Blueberry Pond.

We hold a ceremony to transmit the Five Mindfulness Trainings early on Sunday morning if there are requests to do so.

A children’s program will be available for families with children. It will blend meaningful mindfulness practice for young people with creative projects and summer fun.


Most of us will be camping, with a few rustic rooms available. Healthy vegetarian meals will be served from our outdoor kitchen and usually eaten on the beach. Outhouses and solar-hot-water-showers will be available.  Gatherings will be held in our straw-bale meditation hall. There is also the possibility of staying at a nearby eco bed and breakfast for those who would prefer (please contact us for more info on thus option).

Program Fees
The total cost of the retreat is made of two parts: the cost of your meals and a program fee. The first is exactly the cost Morning Sun spends on providing meals. The program fee supports our staff, program supplies, and other organizational costs.

Per adult cost:

  • Meals – $80
  • Program fee – $90
  • Each Child cost (age 5 and up) – $80 (includes meals and program fee, children 4 and under are free yet require parent supervision at all times)
  • If you need a scholarship, please let us know.

A $50 deposit required upon registration.  Full detail and information will be provided in a confirmation letter.


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July 24, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
July 27, 2014 @ 11:00 am
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MorningSun Mindfulness Center
81 Rose Apple Lane
Alstead, NH 03602 United States
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