Letting Go and Allowing Change
Teacher: Rochelle Calvert
Activity: Live Outdoor and Online- All Day Retreat
Location: Presidio Park, San Diego CA
Link to online zoom will be provided after registration
Heal in nature with the support of mindfulness to cultivate a deeper sense of releasing our body, mind, and heart. Spend the day exploring meditation practices for the cultivation of learning to let go, allow change and surrender into the moment to trust what will arise. Through mindfulness nature meditations, somatic experiencing practices and teaching, you will have an opportunity to find a greater connection to yourself. You will learn ways to cultivate letting go and allowing change and learn skills to integrate these practices into your everyday life that will support your healing journey. We will in at the beautiful Presidio Park in San Diego to support the body, mind, and heart to let go and let be.
Timeline / Outline of the event:
10 – Arrive, settle in, Introductions, nature mindfulness practice
10:30 – 12:30 – Teaching and practices on nature mindfulness meditation practices and somatic experiencing, how they relate to helping to let go and allowing change
12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch – Opportunities for silence, connection to the land, to practice what has been learned and/or meet with teachers individually
1:30 – 3:30 – Teaching and practices on mindfulness in nature can help us experience more ability to embrace surrendering and trusting what arises
3:30 – 4:00 – Community connection, sharing, and support/Closing, offering on-going support
Note: During Teaching and Guidance of Practices- online retreatants will have LIVE ACCESS to retreat. Instructions will be provided for in-between times when silence and deepening practices are invited. Live event participants are limited to 12 persons to keep with COVID guidelines.
Rochelle Calvert has a devoted love to share the power and healing potential of mindfulness, somatic awareness and nature. She has studied and taught mindfulness for the past 16 years and knows personally the transformational potential. Rochelle leads courses and retreats in mindfulness, somatic experiencing and Awake in the Wild- nature-based mindfulness. She also facilitates professional trainings in mindfulness for clinicians and travels the country teaching seminars.
She is licensed clinical psychologist and somatic experiencing practitioner. She is also a certified mindfulness teacher with the Mindfulness Teaching Institute and the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. She has trained and assisted with Mark Coleman and as an Awake in the Wild meditation teacher. She practices mindfulness-based meditation rooted in the Buddhist Theravada Tradition and practices meditation outside in nature daily.
In addition to courses and retreats, she offers nature-based mindfulness and somatic therapy to support individuals in learning to heal their own suffering. Using local nature locations, she facilitates this therapy with the support of a sprinter therapy van, tailoring healing practices for the unique needs of her clients.
She teaches with warmth, compassion, kindness, grace and openness to encourage others to explore the teachings of mindfulness in nature to cultivate a more easeful and healthy way of living.