Shalom Mountain Retreat & Study Center

  1. All are welcome! Don't miss the annual Holiday Party! It's a great time to reconnect with old friends, and make some new ones.BRING A DISH FOR 8 PEOPLE (main dish, salad, side dish, bread & beverage, or dessert).  We'll also have some extra wine and appetizers on hand.   Invite along a friend if you like. No Need to RSVP -- just come on over to Barra's house.  If you need directions, call or email Tom Goddard.
    Posted 8 years 15 weeks ago
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  2. Many believe that the heart is at least as important an organ as our brain.  This month's gathering will explore how signals from the heart can positively affect how we deal with stress, anxiety, insomnia, and even improve cognitive and athletic performance.Leda Cummings, longtime CSLer, is a trained PhD research scientist who is licensed to teach a technique called "emWave" technology.  She will demonstrate this technique and...
  3. Your voice is an incredible tool for healing and power. To sing, authentically and unreservedly, can be an ecstatic experience. We'll uncover the vocal gifts that we were all born with, fostering courage and helping us to feel at home with our voices. Working both individually and in small groups, we will use a combination of body mapping, meditation, yoga and nature to ignite passion for the singing experience. Come and set your voice free...
    Posted 9 years 12 weeks ago
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  4. Loving relationship is a great gift. It both comforts and challenges us, providing an experience of acceptance and home and calling us to be everything we are: powerful, compassionate, spiritual erotic people. Conscious partnership is a spiritual practice that calls us to expand our capacity to live with loving acceptance and compassion for self and other, seeing one another as holy and perfect. On this retreat, each couple will have focused...
    Posted 9 years 12 weeks ago
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  5. Children 3 and under = Free Children 4-13 = $85 Teens & Adults = $110 Shalom Mountain is a magical place that allows each of us to shine. This festival is a time to play, love, and celebrate together as families without the pressures of the outside world. We will explore fun and play using storytelling, clay, art, dress-up, and much more. Please join us for this fabulous event! Love makes a family – all families, traditional or non-...
    Posted 9 years 12 weeks ago
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  6. In this three-day gathering, the joy of young people at summer camp is enhanced by creating an intentionally loving community of teens, based on the Principles and Skills of Loving. Come laugh, tell your story, create with your peers and engage in a scavenger hunt that requires skill and teamwork. This gathering has become a favorite of young people and has formed the foundation of a lasting community both on and off the Mountain. Come connect...
    Posted 9 years 12 weeks ago
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  7. We are hard-wired to seek the divine, to ask the question "Who am I?" Ironically, it is the very desire to know that prevents us from finding an answer. The divine is ungraspable and unknowlable but it can be experienced. This retreat draws on Western psychology and Buddhist spirituality to offer a direct experience of our fundamental nature -- the great I AM. We do this by taking a point of view beyond the self, beyond the...
    Posted 9 years 12 weeks ago
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  8. "If you lose touch with the 2 million year old being inside of you, your life is in peril." - Carl Jung Within each of us there resides a deep knowing that holds wisdom beyond what we have learned in our lifetime. When we listen to that Ancient Voice we allow it to guide us like a rudder through our lives and our lives become richer. The challenge in listening is not only making the time and space, but also in knowing how to hear. The...
    Posted 9 years 12 weeks ago
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  9. Integrating Life Choices is an extended 5-day retreat that is a specialized version of the basic Shalom Retreat. It is designed to provide time to explore new life choices emerging from the deep inner work and power of loving community. In addition to individual mat work, we expand the experience by teaching the disciplines that help us to integrate and sustain our learnings: meditation, journal writing, morning body prayer and the use of breath...
  10. With Nance McGee & Roger Cramer Mysticism is the intimate knowledge, based on revelation, of the Source that underlies all existence. Since the beginning of time, mystics have engaged in the perennial quest – a longing for the experience of the One. How do we open ourselves to this revelation? Lawrence Kushner wrote: "Entrances to holiness are everywhere. The possibility of ascent is all the time. Even at unlikely times and through...
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