A Mindful Mother’s Day Retreat at Garrison Institute

Offering women an opportunity to explore and deepen their understanding of the experience of being a daughter and, for some, a mother.




Hannah Baumgardner & Ann Herrington

On Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 to 14, the Garrison Institute—which hosts retreats, research and educational events aligned with contemplative practices—is offering women an opportunity to explore and deepen their understanding of the experience of being a daughter and, for some, a mother. “Wherever you are in your relationship with your mother and/or daughter, this special weekend retreat is dedicated to the next step forward in your relationship and in your heart,” says Jane Kolleeny, retreats director of the Garrison Institute.

A mother-daughter team, mindfulness teacher Ann Herington and yoga teacher Hannah Baumgardner, will lead the retreat, exploring practices that will help participants align their bodies, hearts and minds and cultivate well-being.

“Everyone who joins them will practice being deeply present with themselves, with kindness and compassion,” Kolleeny says. “As daughters, everyone will share tools and insights to deepen their connection with their bodies and explore their connections to mother, community and earth.”

The retreat will end with lunch on Sunday to enable participants to return home for the rest of Mother’s Day.

The Garrison Institute is located at 14 Mary’s Way, Route 9D at Glenclyffe, Garrison, NY. For more information about the retreat, visit GarrisonInstitute.org/MothersDay or call 845.424.4800. Registrants can invite a female friend, sister, daughter or mother to join them and get 50 percent off that person’s registration.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

News Briefs

Spiral Training Based on Andean Mystical Tradition

Spiral Training Based on Andean Mystical Tradition

If you're called to do deep healing work on yourself or others, this training is invaluable.
“When Children Cook, They Eat”

“When Children Cook, They Eat”

Children will learn how to prepare foods safely and will have the opportunity to taste the foods they make
Party to Celebrate Natural Awakenings Community

Party to Celebrate Natural Awakenings Community

October 1 from 1 to 4 p.m., rain or shine, at Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights
Landscaper Taps into Human Desire to Connect with Nature

Landscaper Taps into Human Desire to Connect with Nature

"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.’”
Food Tasting Event Showcases Local Growers and Chefs

Food Tasting Event Showcases Local Growers and Chefs

September 17, at 4 p.m., at the CIA in Hyde Park
Tickets on Sale for Healthy Lifestyle Event, and Film Screening of HEAL

Tickets on Sale for Healthy Lifestyle Event, and Film Screening of HEAL

September 24, at The Reggie Lewis Center, in Boston
Detox the Bedroom for Healthier Sleep

Detox the Bedroom for Healthier Sleep

The first step in limiting VOC exposure in the home is sleeping on a polyurethane-free mattresses
How Acupuncture Promotes Mind-Body Wellness

How Acupuncture Promotes Mind-Body Wellness

We have to honor the importance and complexity of the human experience in health and healing
Vegan Caribbean Cruise Sets Sail February 15

Vegan Caribbean Cruise Sets Sail February 15

Travelers can choose from a variety of health-related experiences
Women Find a Comfort Zone at enerShe Fitness

Women Find a Comfort Zone at enerShe Fitness

Helping women, young and mature alike, to have a safe, judgment-free place to exercise, retreat and rejuvenate.
Infinity Massage Incorporates Vibrational Healing

Infinity Massage Incorporates Vibrational Healing

A place to go to feel relaxed and renewed while healing naturally
Local Practitioners Collaborate on Holistic Wellness Fair

Local Practitioners Collaborate on Holistic Wellness Fair

September 24, from noon to 4 p.m.
Double Workshop at Rhinebeck Pilates

Double Workshop at Rhinebeck Pilates

September 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Healthy-U Workshop in Yorktown Heights

Healthy-U Workshop in Yorktown Heights

October 5, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Equipoise Offers Pilates for All Fitness Levels

Equipoise Offers Pilates for All Fitness Levels

Safe and effective workouts
Forest Ecology Walk in Dutchess

Forest Ecology Walk in Dutchess

September 24 at 10 a.m.
Physical Therapist Offers Advice Via Blog

Physical Therapist Offers Advice Via Blog

Offering professional insight and advice on topics like common injuries, exercises and injury prevention
New Locations and Events for Westchester Holistic Network

New Locations and Events for Westchester Holistic Network

Events designed for the public to meet holistic practitioners in a relaxed setting and discuss healing, community and human connection.
Omega Conference Encourages Women to #DoPowerDifferently

Omega Conference Encourages Women to #DoPowerDifferently

October 6 through 8 in Rhinebeck
Harvest Square Dance Supports Sierra Club

Harvest Square Dance Supports Sierra Club

September 23, at 6 p.m., at Faraway Farm Alpacas in Yorktown
Hudson Valley Vegfest Coming to Poughkeepsie

Hudson Valley Vegfest Coming to Poughkeepsie

September 23 and 24 at Gold’s Gym in Poughkeepsie
“Mindful Is the New Skinny” Boot Camp for Women

“Mindful Is the New Skinny” Boot Camp for Women

Learn concepts and meditation techniques to help reduce stress and find joy and peace
Walkathon Helps Support People with Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Walkathon Helps Support People with Breast and Ovarian Cancer

October 1 at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights
The Aligned Center Now Open in Westchester County

The Aligned Center Now Open in Westchester County

2,500 square feet of shared office and community space on the Hudson River
New Microbusiness Employs Young Adults with Special Needs

New Microbusiness Employs Young Adults with Special Needs

It creates employment opportunities within supportive environments where everyone has a sense of purpose
Yoga/Movement Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Yoga/Movement Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder

A powerful strategy for improving the physical and interpersonal functioning of children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Interfaith Sunday Focuses on Protecting Earth for Generations

Interfaith Sunday Focuses on Protecting Earth for Generations

August 20, at 10:30 a.m.

Autism Support Groups Resume Meetings in September

Some of the topics we have dealt with are benefits, OPWDD eligibility, guardianship, special needs trusts, housing, medication and many more.