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The Big Reset:  What Can Two Months in Silence Teach You? by Valerie Brown, JD, MA, PCC Like many people and perhaps like you, the last two years with the global pandemic, the … [Read More...] about Radical Rest

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Update COVID-19: All international and domestic in-person events have been rescheduled for 2022. Please note the Walk in Beauty COVID Policy & Protocols and check this page for updates on both virtual events and in-person 2022 events.

Our retreats are designed to rest, renew, restore, and reconnect the body, mind and spirit. They are extraordinary personal growth and learning opportunities, and cultivate societal transformation.

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Virtual Retreat: No Matter What, Choose Love

No Matter What, Choose Love Cultivating Compassionate Action in a Changing World A Virtual Retreat Opening Heart Mindfulness Community Washington, DC We're facing a critical moment in history as the realities of systemic oppression, injustice, and climate crisis awaken a desire to move toward individual and collective liberation, justice, and compassionate action. Love stands at […]

Justice and Equality in Healthcare

Learn how mindfulness and compassion practices can support patient care, personal well-being, and an inclusive healthcare system.  Explore the connection between mindfulness, social justice, and healthcare. Register for Free Today.


How to Fight Injustice Without Hating Talk by Valerie Brown, JD, MA, PCC

Friday, September 10, 2021 @ 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern Time Presented by Washington University of St. Louis, Center for Race and Ethnicity, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University School of Medicine. Explore the connection between mindfulness, anti-racism, and social justice in this interactive talk, followed by Q & A. This is the […]



The Way of Clearness: Cultivating Clarity, Insight, and Action in Challenging Times through the Quaker Clearness Committee

Dec 1, 2, and 4, 2021 with Valerie Brown and John Baird Are you seeking clarity about life transition, purpose, direction, or meaning? Are you facing anambiguous or complex concern and wanting to listen to the depths of your own inner wisdomwithin a caring community? Are you looking to engage in deep, soulful listening that […]