Programs

Upcoming Retreats, Special Events, and Ongoing Events offered by The Sophia Institute in Charleston, South Carolina. 

Retreats

A Deep but Dazzling Darkness Beauty and Courage as the Harvest of Presence

An Evening Reading and Day Long Workshop with David Whyte
Presenting Faculty
Event dates
Mar 27, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Join poet David Whyte on a journey on the pathways of silence and presence that deepen, support and then mature even the most average human life, independent of our most precious beliefs or practices.

Mindfulness Training with Henk Brandt

Presenting Faculty
Event dates
Apr 11, 2015

Our approach will involve highly effective Mindfulness techniques for managing stress and reactivity. With continued practice, Mindfulness becomes a baseline of awareness for spiritual, mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Presenting Faculty

Engaging Wholeheartedly as Women Leaders

Maintaining stamina, direction and values in the midst of challenge and uncertainty
Presenting Faculty
Event dates
May 8, 2015 to May 9, 2015

As women leaders, we often find ourselves in situations or decisions that challenge our values and sensibilities.  If we choose to pay attention to relationships, focus on the future, engage many perspectives, or act with caring and generosity, we may be criticized for these behaviors.  Yet thes