|Dates||5:00 PM on August 2nd – 1:00 PM on August 5th, 2018|
Free for MX faculty or staff
|Who can attend?||Parents/Guardians, Teachers, Youth-Serving Professionals, and members of the Middlesex Community. All levels of experience welcome|
|Deadline||Registration for this retreat is now closed.|
|Questions?||(978) 254-7082 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
Doug Worthen is the Director of Mindfulness Programs at the Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts. Since 2010 he has been supporting and educating the Middlesex School community (students, faculty, staff, parents, and alums) in mindfulness. Doug began practicing mindfulness meditation in 1999 as a member of the UVA national championship lacrosse team and has been a dedicated practitioner ever since. Living through two bouts of lymphoma, including a bone marrow transplant in 2007, Doug has experienced firsthand the healing power of mindfulness. Doug has attended several 1-3 month-long mindfulness retreats, a variety of teacher trainings, and is dedicated to supporting other schools in creating full-time mindfulness faculty positions. He regularly staffs iBme retreats and served on the iBme board from 2010–16. You can read about his classes at Middlesex.
Winnie has been has been a mindfulness practitioner for over thirty years and is a teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She has a background in community organizing and human services leadership, and a special interest in how meditative practices can strengthen human capacity to address social, political and environmental issues. She is a graduate of the IMS/Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program and completed a year long silent retreat in 2004.