Registration is now open for Facing the Mirror of Mortality Weekend Retreat in May 2017

posted: Thursday December 1, 2016

Facing the Mirror of Mortality: Compassion and Presence in our Living and Dying is a weekend workshop (starting at 6pm on Friday May 26, 2017 and ending at 1pm on Sunday May 28, 2017) for anyone who wishes to explore the nature of our impermanent lives, with Redwing Keyssar (RN, author of Last Acts of Kindness), Jami Sieber (electric cello/voice), Danielle Shapona, (Reiki master, energy work), & Agu (singing bowls).

“No one gets out of here alive!” but we do have choices about how we live fully and powerfully throughout our lives, even through the journeys of illness and dying. Throughout the weekend we will offer music, mindfulness, stories, guided imagery, and energy work to facilitate the unfolding of our collective wisdom. As we contemplate our impermanence, we may better serve our friends, our loved ones, and ultimately ourselves when we are faced with dying. Register before March 1, 2017 and receive the Early Bird Discount of $75.

$725 includes lodging, meals, workshop fees.
$650 Early Bird Rate before March 1, 2017

If you are interested in attending or want more information contact Jami.

12 CEUs available for RNs, MFTs, LCSWs for $15

Redwing Keyssar RN/Author of Last Acts of Kindness, is the Director of the Palliative Care program at Jewish Family and Children’s Services in San Francisco. She is the author of an American Journal of Nursing 2011 Book of the Year, Last Acts of Kindness: Lessons for the Living from the Bedsides of the Dying and recipient of the 2015 Compassionate Care Leadership Award from the California Coalition for Compassionate Care. She is an expert in the field of Palliative Care and presents nationally on palliative care and end of life issues. As a “cancer survivor” she is committed to helping put “healing” back into health-care.

Jami Sieber brings her moving music to the workshop as well as her years of experience as a RN working in hospitals and hospice. Jami reaches inside the soul with compositions that are lush, timeless, and powerfully evocative. She has independently produced 7 solo recordings. Jami has composed for film, (Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, Big Joy, Queen of the Sun) Theatre, and dance, (Llory Wilson, Equus Project, Facing East Dance Co.). Her musical presence helps to deepen the exploration of what stirs hidden within the soul.