Relax, refresh and revive at our retreats!
October 5 - October 6, 2019 at two New York animal sanctuaries.
The following programs may be booked individually as a single workshop or together as a retreat weekend.
Find Your Voice Narrative Arts Workshop at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, Saturday, October 5, 9am – 8pm
A True Storytelling Workshop led by TMI Project and sponsored by Compassion Arts, this narrative arts program is for animal advocates, animal caregivers, rescuers, and educators to discover storytelling tools for healing and for cultivating empathy about animals. The workshop includes a sanctuary tour, vegan lunch and dinner, and music at the end of the day.
Live Your Heart Activist Healing Retreat at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Sunday, October 6, 10am – 4pm
Psychotherapist, author, and activist April Lang provides essential techniques to dissolve anxiety, manage stress, and build personal resilience so you can help animals without depleting yourself. Join in a support circle and healing ritual to celebrate our relationships with other animals, and unite as a compassionate community. The retreat includes a sanctuary tour, vegan lunch, yoga, and music.
October 12, 2019 at Reflections Center for Conscious Living & Yoga
Spend half a day to nurture your whole self! Psychotherapist, author, and activist April Lang provides essential techniques to dissolve anxiety, manage stress, and build personal resilience so you can help animals without depleting yourself. Join in a yoga class, support circle, and healing ritual to celebrate our relationships with other animals and unite as a compassionate community. Bring water and a vegan snack! Yoga mat provided. This retreat is co-hosted by In Defense of Animals and Vegans of New York. For details and more info, please visit our retreat webpage.
October 31 - November 4, 2019 at WhaleSpirit Sanctuary
Want to finish 2019 without regrets and get a head start on your 2020 resolutions? Embark on an active retreat vacation with expert guidance and plans to achieve your health goals in a fun, beautiful, and welcoming setting. Explore veganism as a spiritual practice with yoga, meditation, cooking, dancing, hiking, healing rituals, and touring sacred sites on gorgeous Hawaii Island. Spend 5 rejuvenating days this fall to release stress, restore balance, and align your body, mind, and spirit. Hawaiian sunsets, volcanic views, and clear waters await you! This retreat is hosted by Vegan Dream Retreats, a collaboration between Vegan Aloha, Ellora Wellness, Living With Harmony, and In Defense of Animals. For details and more info, please visit our retreat webpage.
2020 Vision: A World that Works for All
September 10 - 13, 2020 at Unity Village
Enjoy three days of inspiration, learning, renewal and collaboration as we co-create a world that works for all beings on the planet. Experience the sacredness of the Unity Village grounds, home of the Unity movement where co-founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore pioneered and advocated for ethical vegetarianism in the early 1900’s. Participate in the awakening of consciousness in the heart of our nation. This retreat is co-hosted by The Spiritual Forum and In Defense of Animals. For details and more info, please visit our retreat webpage.