Registration for the Spring 2018 conference is underway!
The dates for the Spring 2018 conference are: Thursday evening April 5 through Sunday lunch April 8, 2018 at Quaker Hill Retreat Center in Richmond, Virginia.
Our topic is Awakening Together: Exploring Mindfulness, Healing Ourselves, Healing the World.
The invited facilitator is Valerie Brown.
Valerie Brown is an international retreat leader, Kundalini yoga teacher, spiritual director, writer, and accredited leadership coach. She transformed her high-pressure, twenty-year career as a lawyer-lobbyist, representing educational institutions and nonprofits, to human-scale work with leaders and teams to foster trustworthy and authentic connections. Through her writing, she seeks to foster a more compassionate and peaceful world. She has written numerous books on mindfulness and Quaker leadership, and also Pendle Hill pamphlets including “The Mindful Quaker.” She studied mindfulness in the Plum Village tradition and was ordained in the Order of Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh in 2003. Valerie is a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).