A Mindfulness Retreat: To You, Silence is Praise

Garrison, New York
Sunday, November 27, 2011
A Mindfulness Retreat: To You, Silence is Praise
Sunday, November 27, 2011 - Thursday, December 01, 2011

Garrison Institute
14 Mary's Way, Route 9D
Garrison, New York 10524
United States

Map and Directions

NOTE: Registration for this retreat will close at midnight on the evening of Monday, November 21, 2011. No registrations will be possible after this time. Questions? Contact Esther at esther@jewishspirituality.org

  Sun, November 27 - Thurs, December 1, 2011

Faculty:  Sylvia Boorstein, Rabbis Sheila Weinberg, Myriam Klotz, and Jeff Roth

Room and Board:  Single $700-760; Double $630-690, Triple $560-620 [sliding scale based on ability to pay].

Location: Garrison Institute, Garrison New York


This retreat will integrate the practices of mindfulness and loving kindness meditation for the liberation of the heart and mind and Jewish liturgy, text and tradition. The retreat will follow a silent retreat schedule alternating periods of sitting and movement. There will be daily yoga.  It will be held in silence except for instruction periods, question and answer opportunities and didactic presentations. It is open to beginners and experienced participants.  


For more information, please contact Rabbi Marc Margolius: marc@jewishspirituality.org

Tentative Schedule:
Sunday, November 27, 2011
3-5:30 Arrival and registration
5:30  Dinner 
7:00   Opening Program

Monday–Wednesday, November 28-30, 2011
6:15 Wake-up
6:45 Sit 
7:15 Morning prayer/chant
8:15 Breakfast 
9:15 Sit with instructions
10:00 Walk 
10:45 Teaching 
11:30 Sit
12:00      Lunch
1:45 Sit
2:30 Yoga
3:45 Sit
4:30 Walk
5:00 Sit/afternoon prayer
5:30 Dinner 
7:00 Evening session and Q & A
8:00 Walk
8:30 Sit
9:00 Good night or continued practice

Thursday, December 1, 2011
6:15 Wake-up
6:45 Sit
7:15 Morning Prayer/Chant
8:15 Breakfast 
9:15 Sit with instructions
10:00      Yoga
11-12:00 Closing Program
12:00      Lunch


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • To pay by check: click the registration button and fill out the forms completely.  At the end of the registration process select payment option "check" on the checkout page.

    Please make your check out to "Institute for Jewish Spirituality" and note "Garrison Retreat, Fall 2011" in the memo line.

    Please mail your check to:

    Institute for Jewish Spirituality
    330 7th Avenue
    19th Floor 
    New York, NY  10001

    Any questions please contact Esther Smigel at esther@jewishspirituality.org or 646.360.5770

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