A Time Apart: a retreat for those who are grieving

Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Healing and transforming our grief is a journey, not a destination.  The journey into healing asks us to weave our losses into the fabric of our lives.  To do that, we need tools. This retreat will provide you with tools and insights for the healing journey.
                                                                                                                 
Those who have suffered  the death of a loved one may struggle to find their way. Many people experience grief as a heavy weight on their heart and physical body, that can feel overwhelming and exhausting.  Where can we go to deal with this weight?  Who wants to listen to our pain?
 
A Time Apart retreat at Rolling Ridge  provides a soothing, healing, nurturing environment and time away from the stress of the world. An opportunity to go deeper into our experience, with support and guidance, to explore, honor and learn from the grief process.
 
Programming includes:  Time by the fire, music, journaling, expressive  art therapy, sacred movement, opportunities for massage and Reiki, mindfulness practice, contemplative silence, time in nature, walking in the woods, by the Lake or at the labyrinths.
 

About the leader(s)

Anita Pandolfe-Ruckman


Anita Pandolfe Ruchman RN, MSN, has been a healing arts practitioner for over 40 years. She has a private practice in Rockport, Ma. called A Tender Place ~ mind, body, spirit therapy  Anita is a psychotherapist, midwife, body and breath-worker and bereaved parent.  As the retreat facilitator, Anita will guide the group, providing wisdom, experience and compassionate support.