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Coming Home to Your Body: A Woman’s Contemplative Journey to Wholeness ~ A Love Note

Dearest monks and artists, I offer you a brief excerpt from our upcoming online retreat for women Coming Home to Your Body: Every breath is a resurrection. —Gregory Orr (excerpt from poem “Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved”) In the Benedictine tradition there is a monastic practice called statio, which is the practice of stopping one thing before beginning another.  Imagine, instead of rushing from one appointment to the next, that between each one you pause, you breathe just five long slow breaths. Imagine how this might transform your movement from one activity to another. Or even

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Coming Home to Your Body – an online retreat for women

September 21-November 28, 2015 | 10-week online retreat with Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, REACE + ten fabulous guest teachers + two amazing forum facilitators = a recipe for deepened body love! If only we can bring the wisdom of the body to consciousness, spirit will no longer be homesick for home.” –Marion Woodman, Leaving my Father’s House What if you made a radical commitment to embrace the gift of your body as sacred vessel? What if you began the long and beautiful journey home? Together in this 10-week online retreat for women we will create a body wisdom tribe of dancing monks, sensual monks, monks delighting in

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