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Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th-century-established military fort. Only 2 hours northwest of Seattle, Fort Flagler State Park has something for everyone.
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 meditation, while building community through Dharma sharing and simply being together.
Far away from the hustle and bustle of city life is the tranquil grounds of Camp Owaissa Bauer – the perfect spot to escape to. Explore Camp Owaissa Bauer, an oasis close to home, where you can reconnect to nature, create lasting memories and become a kid again! It’s the perfect spot for group retreats
This special retreat is for young adults, ages 18-35 years old. Participation in the daily schedule of meditation and mindfulness activities is required. During this retreat, we will practice together as a community. Activities include 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
The retreat will be led by seasoned Wake Up practitioners, who have facilitated Wake Up gatherings and retreats in the past. Our time together will include sitting meditation, outdoor walking meditation, silent meals together, sutra reading, dharma sharing, mindful arts creativity together, working meditation in the orchard, chocolate meditation, and more!
In the retreat, we will be sharing daily meditation, yoga, mindful meals, listening to teachings, hikes in the forest, and discussions, as well as have time to enjoy swimming, music-filled bonfires, starry nights, and canoeing – surrounded by 240 beautiful acres of MorningSun Community.
Join us for a Wake Up retreat in Seattle! How does awakening to life in each moment nourish our heart's deepest calling? What is the nature of our connection and responsibility to future generations? Do our descendants exist after us, or rather, are they inside of us at each moment? How do we walk a path that offers true love and a bright future for our continuation (or our children) and the health of our precious planet? Through peer led practices and daily teachings from a Zen Master, we will dive into these paramount questions of our lives...
You are invited to join other young adults (ages 18-35 or so) for a time of practice, inclusiveness, and fun. During this time together we will explore the practices of sitting, walking, and eating meditation, while building community through Dharma sharing and simply being together.
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