Camino de Santiago - Mindfullness Walk w/ author Valerie Browne
Walk in Beauty - Walk in Peace.
Join author and spiritual leader, Valerie Browne on this special pilgrimage walk from Santiago de Compostela to the "End of the Earth."
Type of Event
On September 17, we gather at our hotel Santiago de Compostela, Spain
10 days later, September 26, we end our walk in Santiago.
Trip is limited to 15 people.
Embark on a pilgrimage to discover something new about yourself. It isn’t so much a choice you make, as a response to a call already whispered to you. In the experience of encounter with unfamiliarity, you are able to move out of your assumptions, expectations, and preconceived ideas, as a new way of seeing yourself and the world emerges.
Savor spacious time, reunite body, mind, and spirit in meaningful and sacred travel, and connect with fellow seekers while walking the famed pilgrimage trail of El Camino de Santiago, Spain. This unique, slow-paced walking pilgrimage explores the little known parts of El Camino, following Spain’s dramatic coastline while building community, engaging ritual, practicing sacred silence, and opening to personal encounters with local people and stunning landscape.
Last year, this pilgrimage filled quickly, just by word of mouth, so if you are interested, please reserve your place and begin planning for the experience of a lifetime!
Price: $3499.00 per person double occupancy; single supplement is $650.00. A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 per person is required to reserve your space. The full balance is due by June 16, 2016.
· Expert guides and pilgrimage facilitation
· Charming lodging in family-run hotels/farmhouse inns during walk
· Most regional-delicious breakfasts and dinners with local wine, including a festive welcome and farewell dinner
· Private van support, fully stocked with healthy snacks during walk
· Luggage transport and service
· Three pre-departure conference calls to prepare you for this journey of a lifetime
· Extensive pre-departure background materials
· Daily gathering for poetry, song, reflection, sharing, and mutual discovery
Personalized care and attention from Valerie, which you just can’t get in those large tours
· A Sabbath Rest Day to reflect, nourish, and integrate
· A fabulous community of fellow pilgrims
Price DOES NOT include:
· Round trip airfare
· Ground travel in Spain to and from meeting location
· All lunches
· Tips & Gratuities
More information and registration forms: El Camino, Walk in Beauty, Brief History of El Camino, El Camino Registration Form, El Camino Daily Schedule & FAQ, El Camino Pre-departure Questionnaire, El Camino Medical Form
Valerie Brown is a leadership coach, leadership educator, and retreat leader and the Principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC. She trained at the national Center for Transformational Leadership, Center for Courage & Renewal, and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare & Society. She is the author of The Road that Teaches: Lessons in Transformation through Travel (QuakerBridge Media, 2012), and several publications on mindfulness, including Living from the Center: Mindfulness Meditation and Centering for Friends, The Mindful Quaker, and Heartfulness: Renewing Heart, Mind and Spirit on Retreat and Beyond.
Her work and writing point toward powerful transformation through mindful awareness and her passion is for creating greater trust among people.
She is a certified Kundalini yoga teacher and was ordained
by Thich Nhat Hanh.
She is a member of Solebury Monthly Meeting (Quaker).
She can be reached at www. leadsmartcoaching. com