Programs

Upcoming Retreats offered by The Sophia Institute in Charleston, South Carolina. 

We are pleased to announce that CEU certificates will be available upon request for all applicable Sophia Institute retreats, special events, and workshops going forward from the SC Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists licensing board.  Please see individual registration pages for more information.

Retreats

Presenting Faculty

Mindful Advocacy for Personal and Community Resilience

Presenting Faculty
Event dates
Mar 3, 2017 to Mar 4, 2017

Mindful Advocacy is a real-world, socially engaged contemplative way of being and doing that transforms suffering into joyous, compassionate action. Resilience Inquiry is a systematic approach to stopping or avoiding harm or adapting to inevitable change.

Presenting Faculty

Returning to Joy

Presenting Faculty
Event dates
Mar 17, 2017 to Mar 18, 2017

As the tectonic plates of consciousness shift beneath our feet in a time of climate chaos, societal division, misogyny, and social and political upheaval, we search for solid ground on which to stand.

Presenting Faculty

A Deeper Black: Race in America

co-sponsored with Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture
Presenting Faculty
Event dates
Mar 21, 2017

This is a tuition-free event.  Registration is for attendance count only.  Please arrive early to secure your seat.  Seating is first come, first serve.

Presenting Faculty

Mindfulness Training

Presenting Faculty
Event dates
Mar 22, 2017

The practice of Mindfulness is a type of awareness training, a step-by-step process for stabilizing the mind. Mindfulness is an extremely effective method for managing stress and reactivity. You can practice Mindfulness anytime, anywhere.