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Early Registration for California Art and Contemplation Retreat


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The Hidden Monastery is about to arise in the beautiful old novitiate of Santa Sabina for three full days of art, movement and meditation led by Cynthia Winton-Henry and Connors McConville.

“Where art and contemplation are key to health, joy, and sanity

May 15-18    3 nights, 4 days. Thurs 7pm- Sun noon

Soak in silence, beauty, and spirit.  Return to the flow of your mystic and creative impusles. Honor body and soul.

The cycle of fall start up Actions-go-next-iconto winter dreaming to spring rebirth is taxing. This year I am setting aside time for art, meditation, and rest for you and me. I look forward to supporting your a395919_10150748538033636_1323465856_nrt, writing, dance, music, composition, or crafting alongside Connors McConville, a funny, wise,  accomplished meditator and guide. Connors is currently a Somatic Therapist and Hospice Chaplain dancing with the Joy Lutz Dance Company. He is of the wisest, most playful mystics I know, speaks  fluent Thai and teaches InterPlay.

The  gentle, joyful rhythm for each day includes space to follow your mystic path!!!

  • Morning Art and Wisdom Meditations support body and soul.
  • Afternoon Solo & Small Group Art Space, Rest, Walks, Excursions
  • Optional 1 on 1 sessions with Cynthia or Connors
  • Evening Meditations and Play

If you would like support to move even more into solitude that is possible.

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ABOUT THE FACILITY Santa Sabina is located behind Dominican College in San Rafael California. Nestled against wooded hills in Marin County and designed as a monastic novitiate with inner courtyard, gardens, and spaces for prayer, the Center opened its doors to spiritual seekers of all traditions in 1970. Contemplative roots permeate this sacred space and the basement includes the studio of a wonderful book artist and an open art and meditation space.  Click here for directions.

Tuition $325 / $300 for Hidden Monastery members.
Early Registration discount an additional $25.00
Choose your lodging and food for 3 nights 9 meals
  • Singles with shared bathroom $ 425
  • Shared room, shared bath $350
  • Commuters $240

please specify vegetarian and meat preference

To Reserve your spot pay your $100 deposit or total amount click here  by credit card. or mail a check to Cynthia Winton-Henry 339 Broadway, #215, Alameda, CA 94501
or email cynthia@interplay.org and we will send an invoice credit card.

We will assist out of town guests with transportation as needed.

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