The Whidbey Institute

Upcoming Events

Blackbelt Communication Skills Retreat 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Why the Blackbelt Communication Skills Retreat? Gain communication skills necessary to create win-win outcomes in any situation. This 4-day intensive training will give you an immersion in the consciousness and skills of Nonviolent CommunicationTM (NVC), a powerful methodology for interpersonal harmony and effectiveness, and for creating positive social change that includes compassion. With a powerful […]

Autumn Garden Wisdom

Saturday, October 4, 2014

This is the final in a series of three 2014 Ayurvedic herbal workshops at the Whidbey Institute with Kumudini Shoba. The season of Fall is bittersweet. The fall colors are beautiful and crispy air is so sweet, and  yet we know cold and dark is coming. It’s time to get ready for the winter. Ayurveda offers […]

Writing Spirit, Writing Faith: A Week with Mary Potter

Sunday, October 5, 2014

A Collegeville Institute event Exploring the complexities of faith in today’s world Writers whose work incorporates a spiritual or faith dimension face enormous challenges today. How do you creatively represent the complex inner dimension of faith or the spirit? How do you reveal spiritual struggles, ambiguities, and experiences without falling into didacticism or proselytizing? How […]