Sharon Murnane, RN, HNB-BC, HTCP

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"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do"  ~ Rumi

"Healing, Renewing and Re-Creating Through the Reflective Process”

This Self-Care Retreat for Nurses* is designed to provide an opportunity for rest, reflection, exploration and renewal using “The Mandala Process” & the integrative therapies of:

  • Guided Imagery
  • Ceremony
  • Drumming and Song

*AHNA Standards of Holistic Nursing Practice 3.1: “Holistic nurses engage in self-care and further develop their own personal awareness as being an instrument of healing to better serve self and others.”
CEU’s: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 70 for 10 Contact Hours.**

When: February 21st to 24th, 2013
Where: Questhaven Retreat, Escondido (San Diego), CA    (
Donation: $300 (includes all meals & materials) plus lodging
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Online Nurses Retreat:
"Healing, Renewing and Re-Creating Through The Reflective Process"
February, 2013
Questhaven Retreat Center


3-5pm Arrive and Check-In
4-6pm Registration
5-6pm Dinner
6:30-9pm Introductions, Orientation to Facility and Grounds
Review of Friday offerings (Friday prepares for Sat), schedule, Q & A
Introduction to: The Sand Mandala For Community And Intention Setting
Connecting Breath Meditation for Energetic Congruency, Setting Intention
9-9:30pm ~~Tea and Light Fruit~~


7:30-8am Gentle Yoga or Walking the Labyrinth (Optional) ( or Sleep for Restoration:-)
7:30-9am Breakfast
9:30-11am Session #1: Self Care Practice:
"Settling Down, Settling In
--Conscious Breathing, Conscious Eating, Conscious Movement"
Focus on Mindfulness and Reconnecting to Our Authentic Selves;
Exercises/Practices Through: Sounds of The Breath/Chakras, Rhythms of Song,
Mindful Body Movement--Walking Meditation
Mindful Nourishment through Conscious Eating in Silence.
CEU's-2.0 hrs
Creating A Community Mandala For Peace As A Mindfulness Practice
CEU's-1.0 hrs
12-1:30pm Lunch
12-2:30pm FREE TIME - (Lunch/Rest/Nature/Massage if scheduled)
2:30-4:30pm Session #3: Introduction to the Mandala
A Self-Reflective Process Mandala #1:
Honoring Yourself as Nurse Healer/Self Healer
--Experiential Drumming, Imagery, Mandala Creation #1
CEU's-2.0 hrs
5:30-6:30pm Dinner
7:30-8:45pm Drumming Circle or Sufi Dancing with Mary Brenda
8:45-9pm Review of Sunday offerings/ schedule;, Q & A
Fruit and Tea for cleansing
Breath connect, Song


6:30-7:30am Welcoming the Sunrise (6:35) In Ceremony
--Using Song and Drum (optional)--Sharon
7:30-8am Gentle Yoga or Walking the Labyrinth
7:30-8:45am Breakfast-Honoring Our Food as Medicine
9-11:30am Session #4:
Keeping Simple Ceremony, Sitting in Sacred Circle
Active Listening: Sharing in Circle, Honoring Our Journey
Creating Prayer Ties in Native American Tradition
Guided Imagery, Drumming and Song
Mandala # 2: Mandalas of the Authentic Heart
--Honoring the Heart's Code/ Setting "Heart" Intention
CEU's-2.5 hrs
12:30-1pm Lunch
11:30-3:30pm FREE TIME - (Massage/Shamanic Healing/Journaling/Nature/Being)
3:30-5:30pm Session #5: Letting Go into the Four Elements
Connecting to self/heart through sound
(Vibrational Medicine) for health and healing
Didactic/Vocal Toning/Heart Resonance with Mother Drum
& Tibetan Bowls + GI
Mandala # 3 & #4
Thank You For This Moment and Lighter Within and Without
CEU's--2.5 hrs
5:30-6pm Qi Gong with Guenther
6-7pm Dinner
8-9:15pm SURPRISE (Entertainment) or Drum Circle
9:15-9:30pm Review of Saturday offerings/ schedule;, Q & A
Fruit and Tea for cleansing
Breath connect, Song/Free Dance Movement


7:30-8am Gentle Yoga or Walking the Labyrinth
7:30-9am Breakfast
10am-12pm Sharing Our Intentions
Empowering Our Visions and Journeys
Closing the Sand Mandala and Closing the Circle
Closing Ceremony

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