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Nature Retreats

How The Mindfulness Institute Integrates Mindfulness and Nature Practice

When we train our minds through mindfulness to quiet and focus in the heart of nature, we can transform our lives and discover our own true nature.

To understand the teachings available in nature, we need a sensitivity that mindful presence develops.

On Nature Retreats, we draw on ancient and contemporary techniques of mindfulness meditation. We cultivate a simple yet profound quality of awareness.

This quality of presence allows us to listen deeply to ourselves and our environment.  Taking these practices outdoors allows for joy, appreciation, and gratitude, as well as emotional well-being.

Nature-Based Mindfulness and Its Applications

I have incorporated the stillness, clarity, and presence that we glean from nature into my mindfulness trainings at various companies and nonprofits. Utilizing the calm and sense of perspective that comes from being outdoors in nature can help deepen the mindfulness work and allow for greater impact of the training material and its principles. I have incorporated these methods with various companies including Proctor and Gamble and the Trust for Public Land.

To read and hear what people are saying about The Mindfulness Institute’s work with individuals and companies, please see our Results and Our Clients pages.

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