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Heart-Based Meditation

A weekend retreat

Spring 2023 - in Montpelier, VT

Registration opening soon

A spacious weekend of rest & connection

Stay tuned for our new spring dates! The information below is form the last retreat and may be helpful to you! 


The weekend is designed around time-tested meditation sequences that include time for personal movement and stretching, breathwork and rest periods to give you the maximum integration benefits. This is an amazing way to deepen your practice and bring deep healing to your nervous system. We also create space for small group sharing to facilitate connection throughout the weekend.

We encourage you to give yourself the gift of retreat as an opportunity to let go of your day-to-day responsibilities and relax. Many have found that this format truly facilitates deep connection, impactful healing and powerful transformation. 

About the retreat:

  • We will begin at 6:30pm on Friday and settle in together.

  • Saturday lunch & dinner will be provided: simple vegetarian meals, from organic and local ingredients as much as possible.

  • The retreat ends before lunch on Sunday, around noon.

  • Location in downtown Montpelier at the New Blossom Studio, 7 Main st. 2nd floor.

  • You must be a practitioner of Heart-Based meditation or learn the technique before the retreat.

  • Please attend only if you can make all three days and only if you can ease into and out of the weekend.


The cost for this retreat, including lunch and dinner on Saturday is : $ 250.

Scholarships and financial support available.

Please note that this is a non-residential retreat and that you will have to find your own accommodations if you are coming from out of town. There are plenty of lovely places to stay in Montpelier! **We do not recommend long commutes as you might feel a little spacey by the end of the day!

Please contact Joanie with any questions. We look forward to seeing you and sharing this special weekend!

Your payment will secure your spot in the retreat (click "register" for details).

Please contact Joanie if you need financial support in order to attend.

Plan on arriving on Friday between for 6:30pm.

Departure will be Sunday at noon.


These meditation retreats are for Heart-based Meditation Practitioners only, contact us to arrange a time for you to learn. Please attend only if you can make all three days and only if you can ease into and out of the weekend.

Covid: We have been successfully hosting retreats since last spring and trust that we will all do what is needed to take care of each other.  Of course, please do not attend if you have been exposed or have symptoms! We ask all participants to take an antigen Covid test anytime on Friday before their arrival and will have some tests on hand in case anyone needs to take one upon arrival.

We truly look forward to sharing this special weekend with you!

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