Women’s Mindfulness Retreat:  

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Mindfulness – Body, Mind & Spirit

Relax and rejuvenate in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Warm Beach Conference Center for a weekend of self care and personal exploration. Join me for the Edmonds United Methodist Church’s annual women’s retreat. I have been invited as Keynote speaker all day Saturday to present a day of mindfulness. Together we will explore mindfulness of the body, mindfulness and mental health and the spirituality of mindfulness. There will be additional breakout sessions and options for yoga and massage.

This retreat is open to all women. You do not need to be a member of the church to attend but please be know that, being that it is hosted by a church organization, prayer opportunities and a Christian perspective on the material will be presented. This denomination is very open and affirming (solidly anchored in the ethics of equality and inclusiveness for women, racial/cultural diversity and the LGBTQ community).

DATE: Friday April 21- Sunday April 23, 2017

PLACE: Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center, Warm Beach, Washington

COST: Ranges from $169-$300 depending on type of accommodation chosen (includes 2 nights accommodation, all meals, all activities).

For more detailed information and to register online

Retreat Schedule (subject to changes)

Friday, April 21st:

5:00 – Check In

6:00 – Welcome Session

6:45 – Dinner

8:00 – Yoga or Evening Fun/Movie

Saturday, June 11th:

8:00 – Sign Up for afternoon optional activities (mini-golf, canoeing, high ropes)

8:10 – Breakfast

9:00 – Welcome, Music & Introduction to the Program

9:15 – Keynote: MINDFULNESS of the MIND, BODY & Spirit led by Peggy Farah

11:00 – Small Group Breakout Sessions: (Choose One)

“Mindful Loving” led by Peggy Farah

“Mindful Choices” led by Dori Guterson

“Mindful Body:  Getting the most out of Yoga” led by Theresa Elliot

12:10 – Lunch

1:00 – Small Group Breakout Sessions (same options as above)

Afternoon: Attend optional Retreat Activities and Massages (extra charge applies)

2:00 – 4:00 Optional 20 min consults with therapists Peggy Farah or Dori Guterson

2:30 – Yoga

4:00 – Optional Swim (Pool)

5:30 – Keynote Closing MINDFULNESS from the Inside Out led by Peggy Farah

6:30 – Dinner

7:30 – Prayer Circle – Led by Jen McLaughlin

8:30 – Campfire & S’Mores

Sunday, June 12th:

8:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – Check-out of rooms

11:00 – Sunday Service

12:30 – Lunch

1:30 – Closing Session

2:30 – Sing Along

3:30 – Self Guided Nature Walk

5:00 – Farewell  (feel free to depart or explore the grounds as your schedule permits)

For more detailed information and to register online

Workshop:  Cultivating a Healthy Relationship with Food 

Deeper Cravings: Cultivating a Healthy Relationship with Food
In this experiential workshop Peggy Farah, LMHCA Psychotherapist will guide you in an exploration of your relationship with food. Using guided discussion, journaling reflection and mindfulness exercises we will explore the dynamics of restriction/obsession and emotional eating/compulsive eating. Peggy will teach The concepts of mindful and intuitive eating, scientifically proven methods for finding freedom in your relationship with food.

DATE: September 21/2017

TIME: 7-9 pm

PLACE: “The Workshop” Fitness Center and Spa, 172 Sunset Ave, Edmonds, Wa

COST: $27

RSVP: To register contact ‘The Workshop’ www.theworkshopedmonds.com


Speaking Engagements

Want to book Peggy to speak at your next conference or event or have her facilitate a custom workshop for your group? Contact her today to inquire about her availability.

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Deeper Cravings Inspiration & Support Circles

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The Deeper Cravings Inspiration & Support Circle is an  in person gathering of people interested in deepening their experience of peace and joy through learning how to engage a ‘practice of presence’ and align their lives with their Authentic Self. This group is open to anyone but especially suits people who are spiritually curious, self-aware and open hearted. Topics vary from meeting to meeting. The evening is broken up into 2 segments:

Inspiration: Peggy Farah, Psychotherapist, Meditation teacher and Food/Body Issue expert presents on various topics related to health, psychology & spirituality. In this portion of the evening she will be teaching from latest information & research and sharing helpful practices to integrate into daily life. Peggy’s talk will often include an experiential component such as a meditation, journal assignment or art based activity to deepen your understanding of how the subject manifests in your own life circumstance.

Support: This will be a facilitated sharing of experiences and an opportunity for the group to explore successes, struggles and questions related to the topic. This will also be a time for specific Q&A with Peggy related to the topic. The sharing portion of the evening is presented as an optional invitation for those willing. For those that are less comfortable speaking, much can be gained from sitting and listening to the experiences and wisdom of others in the circle.

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