Simplicity Winter Retreat

with Shastri Donna Williams

December 26, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Aloka This program is part of one of our family retreats. During this program we have simultaneous retreats for parents, teens, tweens, and children. Learn more

Join the daily life of Karmê Chöling's contemplative community for: guided instruction in sitting and walking meditation, time for reading, reflection, and discussion and opportunities to walk our trails and savor the natural beauty of Vermont's Mountains.

Attend for a day or two, or come for the entire retreat. Rediscover your natural ability to be present and cultivate peace in your daily life.

Simplicity is intended for all levels - a perfect way to be introduced to meditation and contemplative study. Simplicity is offered periodically throughout the year.

About the Holiday Week Programs at Karmê Chöling

This program is a part of an exciting winter holiday family week at Karmê Chöling. The week is arranged so that parents, children, and teenagers can all participate in their own programs and enjoy time together on the beautiful, wintry land of Karmê Chöling. This is a lively week full of laughter, bustle, and the energy of children!

We will come together as a community several times over the course of the week to celebrate and enjoy one another’s company.

Arrival & Departure

Please plan on arriving between 3:00pm and 6:00pm on December 26, 2018 to register and check-in. Arrivals on December 25th or earlier will not be accepted. Dinner is at 6:00pm. The program begins at 7:00pm. January 1, 2019 is departure day; you are free to leave at any time.


Pricing

Karmê Chöling values its commitment to making programs affordable and available to all who wish to study with us. To support this commitment we provide two program price options.

FULL PRICE: $720
This is the actual price of the program.

DISCOUNT PRICE: $575
We offer this discounted price to those who cannot afford the full price of the program. This price is made possible through the generosity of Karmê Chöling and our donors

Daily Fee: $120

Payment Policies:
Karmê Chöling has updated its payment policies. The new policies apply to all programs that start after January 1, 2019. Please read the payment policies before proceeding with registration.

Financial Aid:
Karmê Chöling offers full-time student discounts, scholarships and other financial aid.

Program Credit:
If using existing program credit to pay for a program, you must pre-register for this program at least two weeks prior to the program start date by calling the front desk (802-633-2384 x-101 or x-103). Program credit may not be used to pay for housing or practice materials and may not be used on or after arrival day.

Please Note:
Price includes meals but not accommodations.


Teachers

About Shastri Donna Williams

Shastri Donna Williams has taught Shambhala Training Levels for the past 35 years both in the US and in Chile and is involved in teaching Contemplative Ecology and practicing plant-based textile arts. She lives in Vermont where she gardens, growing dye plants, apples, raspberries and raising bees.

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