October 22 ~ Holding Space Consultant Training

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 5-module training (offered every other week) drawing upon the teachings of Alan Wolfelt, PhD and the insights drawn from Amy’s years of work as a doula, hospital chaplain, mother, and teacher. Learn the skills central to the work of the Institute’s Holding Space Consultant and apply them to your personal story, work, family, friendship, and community life. Learn more and sign up today.

October 27-29 ~ Fall Institute Retreat

Join Institute teachers, members, and friends for a weekend of nourishing reflection, learning, insight, healing, laughing, singing, silence, and connection. We gather for the second time at The Sanctuary ~ the home of the Center for Conscious Living & Dying just outside of Asheville, NC. Learn more and sign up today.

November 4 ~ Ritual for Regret & Forgiveness  

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 90-minute online gathering focusing on a communal, nonsectarian ritual practice of forgiveness. The practice of forgiving self and/or others helps to integrate and reconcile the energies of regret. Learn more and sign up today.

November 6 ~ Tending the dead

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 4-week study focusing on “Corpse Care” which connects to an upcoming interview with co-author Rev. Cody J. Sanders, PhD. How has death care evolved from antiquity to modern times? What factors played a role in the industrialization of the care of corpses? How can we bring our best practices of compassion to the work of tending the dead? Learn more and sign up today.

November 18 ~ Tell Your Story

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 3-week focus on storytelling, study, and art in honor of her 50th birthday and the stories we all live through that inspire us to “dare greatly.” Brené Brown’s work is featured in this course. Learn more and sign up today.

January 4 ~ Yoga for Grief

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a Thursday evening yoga practice with the focus on holding space for the natural contractions and expansions of grief. Participants meet via Zoom and sessions are not recorded. Practice is set at a gentle/moderate pace and open to all levels. Learn more and sign up today.

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May the nourishment of the earth be yours,
May the clarity of light be yours,
May the fluency of the ocean be yours,
May the protection of the ancestors be yours,
And so may a slow
Wind work these words
Of love around you,
An invisible cloak
To mind your life.

~ John O’Donohue