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An immersive experience, especially in silence, can reset your body and mind, while fortifying your commitment to regular meditation. Mindful retreats are popping up all over to help people unplug and reconnect with what really matters. Deepen your practice with these five meditations from the retreats we recommend in our October 2017 issue:

1) COPPER BEECH

Brandon Nappi, Executive Director of Copper Beech, offers “Introduction to Mindfulness,” a guided meditation. copperbeechinstitute.org

2) INSIGHT MEDITATION SOCIETY

Sharon Salzberg, who often teaches at the Insight Meditation Society, offers a “Guided Lovingkindness Meditation” — Sending loving-kindess to people we feel neutral towards as well as those we have difficult feelings towards. dharma.org

3) SPIRIT ROCK

In this 20-minute guided meditation, Spirit Rock teacher Dana DePalma invites you to release tension and embrace the present moment as a friend. spiritrock.org

4) HOLLYHOCK

Lauren Walker offers this body scan as a powerful way to shift things in your life is by aligning your unconscious thoughts with your conscious desires. hollyhocklife.org

5) 1440 MULTIVERSITY

Tune into your body and sense of yourself with this 18:45 minute meditation from psychologist, meditation teacher, and author Tara Brach that invites you to touch aliveness through the image of a smile. 1440.org

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This web extra provides additional information related to an article titled, “Take Time to Go Deep,” which appeared in the October 2017 issue of Mindful magazine.

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Victoria Dawson

Victoria Dawson is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. She regularly contributes to Mindful.

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