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Mindfulness as Survival Equipment: A day of mindfulness for activists and changemakers

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

An all day retreat from Cascadia Mindfulness.
Tuition includes a delicious vegetarian lunch.

Given CMI’s emphasis on inclusivity, we offer a limited number of scholarships for those who view the full event price as an obstacle to participation. If you are interested in receiving scholarship assistance, please email Cascadia Mindfulness Institute at info@cascadiamindfulness.com.

Held amidst the beauty and solitude of the Whidbey Institute, this day of mindfulness retreat is an opportunity to unplug from the stresses of daily life and work, and to enter into a deep period of solitude and “inner habitat restoration.”

We are living through a time of wrenching changes, culturally, politically and ecologically. Many people feel a sense of despair or bewilderment at the scale and pace of these changes. At times like this we need to re-establish our connection to what is most essential and enduring about our lives. We need to reconnect with our own inner depth, vitality and resilience. Our capacity to be agents of healing, for ourselves and others, depends on our ability to navigate these challenges with skill and with heart. Mindfulness gives us the practical tools for doing this.

Led by Kurt Hoelting, MDiv, and Josh Berkowitz, MA

Kurt Hoelting

Kurt Hoelting, MDiv, is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher, a long time Zen student, an ordained United Church of Christ (UCC) minister, and an environmental activist.






Josh Berkowitz

Josh Berkowitz, MA, is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher, Mindfulness Meditation Coach, long time student of Insight Meditation, and an environmental and social justice policy professional.


April 8
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cascadia Mindfulness Institute