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Watercolor and Contemplation Workshop

14 August - 18 August

WCCM New Nordic Watercolor workshop at l’Abbaye de Bonnevaux The purpose of the workshop is to deepen the ability to stay in the present moment during the meditation and during the painting sessions. The way to introduce the painting exercises is a liberating and playfull way of using the colors. It brings people closer to themselves as the meditation does.   Facilitators Tilde Louise Carlsen, a danish watercolor painter will introduce the painting and the bodywork will be led by…

Facilitators
Tilde Louise Carlson
Frédérique Saillard

SILENCE, STILLNESS, SIMPLICITY: learning to meditate (beginner’s retreat)

20 September @ 4:30 pm - 22 September @ 2:30 pm

SILENCE, STILLNESS, SIMPLICITY: learning to meditate (beginner's retreat) A simple introduction to the place of meditation in the Christian tradition,  to the practice and to  its meaning for faith. The weekend consists of teaching and practice times as well as opportunities for discussion and for personal meetings. This can also be useful for those who have recently started to meditate and are looking for renewal of their practice.  Laurence Freeman - (GB with FR translation) Contribution for entire retreat: €160 for…

Facilitator
Laurence Freeman

Essential Teaching Weekend led by Pascale Callec & Catherine Charrière

11 October @ 3:00 pm - 13 October @ 3:00 pm

Pascale Callec & Catherine Charrière (FR) School Coordinator: Pascale Callec : pascale@wccm.fr Registration and Information: Jacqueline Antigny:  jantigny@aliceadsl.fr  Registration for retreat is at 15:00 on Friday Closure is at 15:00 after lunch on Sunday    

Facilitators
Pascale Callec
Catherine Charrière

SILENCE, STILLNESS, SIMPLICITY: learning to meditate (beginner’s retreat)

18 October @ 4:30 pm - 20 October @ 2:30 pm

SILENCE, STILLNESS, SIMPLICITY: learning to meditate (beginner's retreat) A simple introduction to the place of meditation in the Christian tradition,  to the practice and to  its meaning for faith. The weekend consists of teaching and practice times as well as opportunities for discussion and for personal meetings. This can also be useful for those who have recently started to meditate and are looking for renewal of their practice. Liz Watson - (GB with FR translation) Contribution for entire retreat: €160 for…

Facilitator
Liz Watson

SILENCE, STILLNESS, SIMPLICITY: learning to meditate (beginner’s retreat)

22 November @ 4:30 pm - 24 November @ 2:30 pm

SILENCE, STILLNESS, SIMPLICITY: learning to meditate (beginner's retreat) A simple introduction to the place of meditation in the Christian tradition,  to the practice and to  its meaning for faith. The weekend consists of teaching and practice times as well as opportunities for discussion and for personal meetings. This can also be useful for those who have recently started to meditate and are looking for renewal of their practice.  Led by Laurence Freeman and Peter Ng - (GB with FR translation) Contribution…

Facilitators
Peter Ng
Laurence Freeman

WAITING FOR WHAT HAS ALREADY COME: Advent Retreat

25 November @ 4:30 pm - 1 December @ 2:30 pm

WAITING FOR WHAT HAS ALREADY COME: Advent Retreat A week-long silent retreat exploring the inner meaning of Advent - preparing for the embodiment of the Word of God in us and the world. The daily talks by Fr Laurence help to bring the meaning of the season alive and to rediscover traditional ideas at the level of personal experience. In addition to meditation morning, midday and evening, and a contemplative Eucharist, there will be times for yoga, personal meetings, solitary…

Facilitators
Laurence Freeman
Giovanni Felicioni

Developing a Well-tempered Yoga Practice – a yoga and meditation retreat for beginners and ongoing practitioners

9 December @ 4:30 pm - 15 December @ 2:30 pm

Developing a Well-tempered Yoga Practice - a yoga and meditation retreat for beginners and ongoing practitioners   Come and practice yoga in the beautiful and contemplative setting of the Abbaye de Bonnevaux.  We will be looking at understanding more deeply and playfully how our body organisation and way of being in gravity can adapt the yoga poses and contemporary movement work to help us become more embodied, confident, comfortable and well.   Our days will be organised around long morning…

Facilitator
Giovanni Felicioni
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