Grey Matter

PICK UP TIME FOR MINDFULNESS RETREAT IS 12:30 and on across from Over The Border Cantina and Grill look for the red ballon.

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January 12, 2019

PICK UP TIME FOR MINDFULNESS RETREAT IS 12:30 and on. It is across from OverThe Border Cantina and Grill look for the red ballon. - call 858-349 for questions.

Day Event 1:00 -4:00
Dinner 4:00 - 5:30

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Night Event : 7:00pm – 10:00pm
$10 donation

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Parking for event: Park & Ride

272 E Via Rancho Pkwy

When you arrive look for the

RED BALLOON for our SHIP shuttle.

A SHIP IN THE WOODS presents, GREY MATTER, an intimate day retreat and public art/music event in the evening. GREY MATTER discusses the impetus of stress, challenges and disconnection. Alternatively it unveils ideas on how we can overcome and champion a peaceful state of mind. 

1:00 - 4:00 pm
During the day A SHIP IN THE WOODS presents a retreat, Julie Potiker author of the book, “Life Falls Apart, But You Don't Have To” will present current mindfulness techniques and more that have been proven to help improve ones outlook. In addition, an Internal Martial Arts practice from China will be taught by Yunuen Rhi. The Baguazhang system applies Ying Yang philosophy to a martial body movement practice. It harnesses wisdom from Taoist and Buddhist principles dating back to the founder of Shaolin Kung Fu and Zen Buddhism. It is a powerful tool to combat emotional and body ailments because it teaches how to fight with a full spirit.. This retreat includes healthy food and drinks. During this day event the audience can reconnect to others as they continue their own journey with a new resolution for the new year.

7:00 - 10:00, pm 
A SHIP IN THE WOODS will present an event that includes music and  immersive art. The art exhibits illuminate the neuroscience which examines how mindfulness and other techniques positively affect the grey matter in our brain. Studies show that by increasing grey matter, we can change our focus, attention and over all health. The audience is invited to explore interactive installations, experience nature, the winding paths, and sounds of Oak Creek, while being an observer of their present state of mind.  Over 25 artists will be showing their work  that ranges from olfactory exhibits, interactive performances and walk-in immersive installations to light and sound experiences.  WSIPGRL and NITLAPSE will be rescheduled for another event due to the flux in the weather.

Mindfulness and Meditation Retreat led by author Julie Potiker
Day Retreat 1:00pm-4:00pm
Dinner & Art: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Take a break from your daily routine and receive a deep dose of the self-care you deserve. We human beings are constantly juggling our responsibilities! The proven secret to being more effective and living a happier, healthier life is to slow down and learn Mindful Method tools like mindfulness, meditation, self-compassion practice, gratitude and happiness practice. Experience these evidence-based techniques in an intimate retreat setting with Mindfulness expert Julie Potiker. Julie’s fun, upbeat and authentic approach has been lauded by her fans, now numbering over 70,000! Return home feeling recharged, with a better chance of witnessing 2019 unfold with more balance and ease.

Thank You to our sponsors & partner

Fall Brewing Company
Dr Bronner’s
San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy


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