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A meditation retreat gives us tools for greater tranquility, wisdom and compassion.


Sustain Your Practice

Explore, discover, learn – bring mindfulness and lovingkindness into daily life.

A Personal Retreat

Our Forest Refuge supports the practice of more experienced meditators, strengthening self-reliance and faith.

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Space Available ~ Retreat Center

Mindfulness, Kindness and Discovery, May 3–10, 2015 with Michael Grady & Susan O'Brien

The Art of Mindful Living, June 10–17, 2015 with Matthew Daniell, Winnie Nazarko & Pat Coffey

Letting Go of Distraction, June 19–21, 2015 with Winnie Nazarko

A Retreat for our LGBTQI Gender-Queer Community, July 31 – August 5, 2015 with Arinna Weisman & Jean Esther

Full 2015 Retreat Center Schedule

Space Available ~ Forest Refuge

April & August 2015 onward

Full 2015 & 2016 Forest Refuge Schedules

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New to Meditation?

What exactly do we teach at IMS? Primarily, we offer instruction and guidance in insight and lovingkindness meditations – practices that help bring genuine happiness to our lives.

"This retreat was needed and the timing was perfect. I gained the insight and the assistance I need to make a difference in my life.”

"I felt safe and cared for and had a remarkable retreat experience."


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