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This special retreat is for young adults, ages 18-35 years old.
During this retreat, we will practice mindfulness together as a community, including…
▪ Getting to know our restless mind and befriending ourselves
▪ Sitting, walking, and working meditation and mindful meals
▪ Singing practice songs, exercising, and hiking
▪ Practicing mindful speech and deep listening
▪ Enjoying silence and nature
▪ Discovering our aspiration in life
Wake Up is not just a one-day event but a community that leads regular gatherings. However this event on April 29 is special because sisters and brothers are coming from Plum Village Thailand, and we'll be able to experience the teaching of mindfulness with them through the day.Find out more »
Thai Plum Village opens the house to welcome young friends in Wake Up Retreat to cultivate the energy of mindfulness, peace, and joy together with brothers, sisters and Wake Up volunteers. With our mindful breath and steps, we can come back to our true home within ourselves making our smile, real and our life, true!Find out more »
Are you curious about how mindfulness could make a difference for you in your daily life? For example: how you deal with stress, difficult emotions, complex relationships with friends, co-students, roommates or relatives? Or are you just interested in living life in a more relaxed and joyful way? Then please feel free to come meet our ‘special guests’: young Dutch Buddhist monks and nuns, who have chosen a life of mindfulness and awareness, and who would really like to share their…Find out more »
Leave the city behind, get a breath of fresh air, and celebrate awakened living with a lively group of young mindfulness practitioners and monastics from Plum Village in Creagh Castle, Doneraile, North County Cork! This retreat offers us time and space to let go from the busyness of life and begin to reclaim our ability to come back to the present moment. With the tools of mindfulness practice, we will learn to let go of our habitual energies and over-thinking, and learn how to be.Find out more »
Como jóvenes comprometidos con nuestra sociedad y con el medio ambiente, tenemos como propósito de la gira fomentar la práctica de la plena consciencia en todas nuestras actividades cotidianas. Para ello, tendremos varios eventos para que puedas experimentar desde varias perspectivas qué es la plena consciencia y cómo llevarla a tu vida diaria. Puedes asistir a uno o a todos los eventos. Contaremos con la presencia de 5 monásticos ordenados por Thich Nhat Hanh, así como de amigos activos de Wake Up…Find out more »
A hiking and Qigong/Tai Chi retreat with the monastic sisters and brothers from the EIAB in the Austrian Alps! Come along to explore mindfulness for 6 days in movement and stillness. We’ll be discovering the Dharma within us, enjoying the summer, walking the woods, and connecting with our true self.Find out more »
You are invited to join other young adults (ages 18-35 or so) for a time of practice, inclusiveness, and fun. The Wake Up movement was founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as a way for young adults around the world to come together and practice mindfulness in order to take care of themselves, nourish happiness, and contribute to building a healthier and more compassionate society. During this time together we will explore the practices of sitting, walking, and eating…Find out more »
Suite au succès des années précédentes, c’est avec grand plaisir que nous vous invitons à nous rejoindre dans ce petit hameau sympathique des Cévennes du 24 juin au 1er juillet 2017 pour une nouvelle aventure ensemble. Pour cette retraite, nous nous inspirerons de l'enseignement de pleine conscience du moine Bouddhiste Zen Vietnamien, Thich Nhat Hanh, tel qu'il l'enseigne au Village des Pruniers et nous co-animerons la retraite avec des moines et moniales venus exprès pour l'occasion.Find out more »
This year, we’ll have a Wake Up Netherlands Summer retreat at the Maanhoeve. With lovely Wim, Ida, dog Lisa, some ponies, pigs and sheep, a wonderful huge spiritual garden, probably some monastics from the EIAB and lots of awesome Wake Up friends from the entire country *and maybe even beyond!Find out more »
The retreat for young adults and teenagers will be from July 22nd to 26th at Westlock Meditation Centre. More details to follow in the following months. Please click here for the latest updates!Find out more »
Monastics from Magnolia Grove monastery will be with us, as well as meditation lay teachers. The retreat will be organized around guided meditations, Dharma talks, discussion and sharing groups and times for practicing mindfulness in our daily lives. Other activities include workshops about Vietnamese vegetarian cooking, bonfires, creative activities, Qi Gong practice, and much more.Find out more »
When will the registration be open to the public?
We don’t know yet. If you’d like to receive an email about when registration for the Wake Up retreat is open to the public, please sign up here. It is appreciated if you do not contact the registration offices in Upper Hamlet and New Hamlet because the logistics of the retreat are currently being finalised.....
Wake Up California is organizing its third annual camping event to bring together mindfulness practitioners from California and Baja California and focus on nurturing the local Sanghas. This is an unique opportunity for 18-35 year olds throughout California to practice mindfulness in a loving community, and nurture the seeds of joy and happiness on the peaceful grounds of Big Sur. We will enjoy quality time on the beautiful Plaskett Creek Campground for 3 nightsFind out more »