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Deepening Awareness: Four Day Silent & Yoga Retreat with Carolyn Anne Budgell

Ready to dive into silence? This yoga & meditation retreat with Carolyn Anne Budgell is your invitation.

“Retreat is not set apart from life, but is a deep plunge into the nature of existence” – Adyashanti

At a certain point in life, there is a stirring within to stop running and to dive deep into all that we are. Something calls us to connect to our center and witness our capacity for wisdom, stillness and openness.  Even the slightest curiosity towards transformation through silence should not be ignored. More than ever, our world needs more beings that are clear, aware and connected to deep presence. More than ever our taxed nervous systems and depleted adrenals need to be filled by simply turning the focus within, and listening for all the insights.Join Carolyn for this unique 4-day opportunity to press pause on the noise of daily life and wake up to the workings of the mind, heart and body. On retreat, we will engage in restorative & hatha yoga, seated & walking meditations, journalling & self-inquiry, and many periods of noble silence. Our time together will also include feeding the body with wholesome vegetarian meals and feeding the mind with daily lectures related to un-learning our conditioned beliefs with gentleness. Gift yourself with any extra rest or nature time you deem necessary…


Our home for the weekend will be at the oceanfront Swanwick Centre (Krishnamurti Educational Centre of Cda) near Victoria, BC. This beautiful property is just a 40 minute drive from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal on Vancouver Island. More on the property HERE.


Double Occupancy (room with two twins) $650 per person

Single Occupancy (room with one bed) $750 per person

* $200 deposit to reserve your space

(send via etransfer, cheque or paypal)

(two scholarships are available at $325 per person in a shared room. Please send a couple paragraphs to explaining your need for this and how you plan on taking your practice out into the world)

Price includes 3 nights accommodation, all meals & teachings and additional support.



Retreat begins at 4pm Friday May 31st and ends at 11am on Monday June 3rd.

Silence will be from 8pm Friday night until 9:30am on Monday morning.

Extra information with the detailed schedule, a list of what to bring/pack and carpooling will be emailed to participants by May 10th, 2019.

** this retreat is best suited for those that have taken a workshop or training with Carolyn before, or who have a regular meditation practice **

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