Back to All Events

Spring Meditation Retreat: Embodied Refuge

  • Full Moon Rising SUNDANCE DRIVE Norway, MI 49870 (map)

***Retreat is nearly sold out and on-line registration has been closed. If you wish to register for the retreat please contact Jenny at to be placed on the waiting list. Thank you***

Non-religious, non-sectarian, and open to all faiths, Middleway Method Buddhist practices emphasizes personal experience as the basis of insight. Embodied Refuge retreat invites us to embody our own clear mind, insightful awareness, and physical presence. The practice emphasizes openness, relaxation, and critical thinking.

This is a nonresidential retreat held at Full Moon Rising, April 26-28, 2019. The weekend will consist of teachings, discussion, meditation practice, and mindful movement. Early-bird discounted tuition is $140 before April 1. Late registration will run until April 20 for $160. Need-based discounts are available, as no one is turned away for financial reasons. The retreat runs on Dana (the Pali word for generosity) and we ask you to pay what you feel you can afford. Refunds are held on an individual basis. Please contact Jenny if you have a concern.

Friday, April 26, 6-8pm

Saturday, April 27, 9:00am-5:00pm (Lunch provided)

Sunday, April 28, 9:00am-12:00pm

Shari Sunshine has been a student and practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism for more than 35 years. Tobin Rangdrol, her son, began his study and practice as a teenager, more than 25 years ago. Together they have had the great fortune to study with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Chogyal Namkai Norbu, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, and Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche in India, Nepal, and the US. Shari serves as Director of the Mandala Wellness Center at Ratna Ling Retreat Center in Sonoma County, CA. Tobin serves as the Secretary and Manager of Communications at Rangiung Yeshe Gomde California, a remote forest retreat in Northern California. Working with Jenny DeDecker, they are the creators of Middleway Method, a wellness and service platform for embodied practice.