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  • Silent in Sedona

    A Silent Meditation Retreat

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    Why a Silent Meditation Retreat?

    The desert evokes silence. It is the perfect environment to be still and listen. Listen to the raven’s wings cutting through the air. Listen to the still, small voice within.


    Even if you find the idea of a silent meditation retreat challenging, once you take the leap you will discover the powerful benefits: a much needed break from technology and the bombardment of sound, a retreat from your busy life, the respite of deep silence. It is an experience that stays with you forever.


    The moon will be full throughout the weekend - perfect for deep communion with nature and supercharging your meditation. You'll work with the full moon energy to release old energy and call in your heart's desires.


    Join us to reflect, get still, and listen to the voice of your soul. Clarity and peace await!

    What We'll Do

    This is an opportunity to retreat to Sedona, put down the busy world, and sink deep into nature and yourself. No phones. No television. No work. No news. No distractions. Just the deep inner peace that can only arrive when the distractions disappear.


    Throughout the weekend, as you practice “Noble Silence,” Michele will guide you through a variety of meditation and awareness practices.


    Each day includes morning sunrise greeting of the day and gentle stretching, meditation teachings and guided practice. Between sessions there is ample personal time to walk in nature, reflect, journal, and rest.


    Fresh and organic cuisine is enjoyed in silence, as we practice mindful eating. The program concludes with time for Q & A as our silence ends after breakfast Sunday morning.


    Please note: You will be asked to put away your cell phone and other devices after dinner on Friday night; you can take them out again Sunday morning after we close the circle. Please give loved ones the emergency number in case they need to reach you.


    We will S-L-O-W down, relax and renew our spirits among the glorious red rocks. The focus will be on meditation and we'll do things like:

    • Meditate outdoors in the the vortex energy. 🌀
    • Expand your meditation toolkit to include powerful awareness practices.
    • Inspired journaling to set your inner guidance free.
    • Sunrise greeting of the new day and practices to align with the day's energy.
    • Enjoy Sedona! 😊


    Retreat Highlights

    • Intimate setting with personal access to the teacher
    • Desert retreat in beautiful Sedona
    • Question and answer period
    • 5 elements meditation, walking, mantra, and guided meditations
    • Delicious organic meals with locally sourced ingredients
    • Expansive desert landscape with breathtaking views and amazing energy
    • Gentle introduction to silent meditation retreats

    OPEN to ALL. There are no prerequisites for this retreat. It is appropriate for meditators at all levels and for those simply interested in exploring the teachings.


    Retreat Itinerary (subject to change)

    • Check-in begins Friday evening. There will be time for meet and greet. You'll settle into your room (if you're staying at the retreat center). We will open our circle, set our intentions, eat dinner, and enter into silence before retiring early.
    • Saturday morning sunrise hike and greeting of the day. Breakfast followed by teaching, meditation practice, and free time.
    • Saturday afternoon will offer more teachings, meditation practice, and lunch followed by free time to journal, nap, and integrate.
    • Saturday evening there will be more teachings and meditation followed by dinner and a night sky meditation experience.
    • Sunday morning we will enjoy a sunrise greeting of the day followed by breakfast, teachings, and meditation practice. We will pack up and then sit together to break the silence and share insights and experiences. We will close the circle.
    • An optional no-host lunch will be at noon at a local restaurant.
    Cancellation Policy : Refundable up to 1 week prior to the retreat (less a $50 processing fee).



    Price Includes

    All prices are per person and include the following:

    • All group teaching and meditation sessions with Michele and any other practitioners.
    • Meals (dinners on Friday and Saturday, breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday, lunch on Saturday), snacks (fruit and nuts), water, coffee/tea.
    • Lodging (optional) - the retreat is at a large house with amazing, sweeping views, and large indoor and outdoor group spaces. Retreat prices reflect options for both lodging (you will stay at the retreat center) and commuter / no lodging (you will take care of your own lodging).
    • Price does NOT include lodging if you choose to stay elsewhere, meals not specified above, personal time excursions, or transportation.
    3 Price Options
    • Commuter (you'll provide your own lodging):
    • Private Room and bathroom, single:
    • Shared Room and shared bathroom: