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5 day Silent teacher lead Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Retreat

A 5 day Silent teacher lead Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Retreat from the 19th -24th April 2016 at Solterreno Retreat Center, Spain. This Retreat is lead by Mindful Academy senior MBSR/MBCT trainers Bodhin Woodward and Kathy Ward.

Suitable for: Mindfulness teachers and those on a recognized training pathway.


Partida Ereta 4, Vall de Laguar Alicante, ES 03791

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles



Apr 19 to
Apr 24
18:00 pmto10:00 am

Held at Solterreno Retreat Centre, for more details please visit or


750 €

Price includes Shared Accommodation, all meals (vegetarian) and shared pickup/drop off from the nearby village of Orba. Massage and Reiki sessions also available (additional cost)

Full Description

During this Silent Retreat, we will be exploring and practicing the foundational teachings of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) including Mindful Movement in a 5 night silent residential retreat format.

Retreat practice is a vital way to nourish our personal meditation practice, which is life enhancing for everyone, and particularly important for those who work with mindfulness-based interventions.

The Retreat is an opportunity to renew and deepen your practice of Mindfulness meditation and living fully in each moment in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Retreat also meets the CPD requirements of the UK Best Practice for MBSR Teachers and is appropriate for anyone on the MBSR teacher training pathway, as well as active Mindfulness Teachers.

Retreat details and Schedule -

The Retreat will emphazie quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity and depth of practice within a supportive community. We will be engaging in times of guided silent practice - sitting and walking meditations with sessions of Mindful Movement, combined with a spirit of loving-kindness.

This will be interwoven with time during the afternoon/eveninges when the teachers will offer master class workshops including Mindfulness for Cancer and Mindfulness for Pain.

We will also facilitate sharing circles, where you will have the opportunity to connect with others who are committed to mindfulness in their personal and professional lives, so that we can draw support, inspiration and encouragement from each other. Individual meetings will also be available, enabling you to check in with the teacher, discuss your practice and ask any questions you may

Silence will be practiced during meals and informal periods.


Solterreno Mindfulness Retreat Center lies in peaceful countryside where you can live close to nature. With views of the mountains, valley and the sea. The space is ideal for meditation, relaxation and rest.

There are some fascinating walks like the "Barranc del Infern" (Hells gorge), a closed circuit route of some 14Km which takes in 5,946 steps carved into the sides of the valley. The surrounding mountains are ideal for hiking.

Accommodation -

Solterreno has rooms that sleep 2 and two that sleep 3 (same sex) located both in the main house, and in cabins. We ask participants to take the accommodations assigned to them and practice with whatever situation they find themselves in. Linen and towels are provided. There is also a swimming pool and limited WIFI.