You are invited to meet the person you've always wanted to be. The magic being embodying Divine light. The part of you that lives with no shame or embarrassment. The one who can cry, laugh, be vulnerable and share in community. The one who nurtures but doesn't caretake. The one who receives but isn't needy. The one who expresses without fear and listens without judgement. 

On March 16 - March 18, 2018, join us for a weekend of exploration, meditation, movement and liberation. Located in the Catskills, just 2.5 hours from New York City, we'll spend time understanding our own sense of empowerment and oppression, Divine feminine and masculine, based on Kabbalah, Jewish tradition, mystic texts and traditional practices. We'll eat delicious vegetarian food, relax in the sunshine, experience healing bodywork, and meet our truest, freest selves.

Applications are due Feb 27th. All accepted applications will need to pay the fees ($108 - $180) by March 5 to confirm their spot.
 

Awaken, awaken! The time has come to sing your song
— Kabbalistic Liturgy of Friday Night Shabbat Prayer, "Lecha Dodi"
 with gratitude to moishe house retreatology for their support

with gratitude to moishe house retreatology for their support

Journey with us

Empower yourself with Jewish mystic wisdom and embodied practice. A weekend to go deep and greet your inner Divine Feminine. Including:

  • Embodied and text exploration of the Divine Feminine in Kabbalah
  • Immersive Shabbat experience
  • Musical prayer services
  • Organic vegetarian food
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Intentional eating and food blessing ritual
  • Chant, song and drumming
  • Morning yoga
  • Movement meditation and sacred dance
  • Personal spiritual direction
  • Celebration and liberation
  • Healing & bodywork available
  • ... and much more!

A few things to expect from this weekend...

 Our home for the weekend in lexington, ny

Our home for the weekend in lexington, ny

Step into nature

Get away for the weekend in a large rustic farmhouse in Lexington, NY (near Hunter, NY), just 2.5 hours away from NYC. Enjoy the spacious grounds, cozy living spaces, and breathtaking views away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

 our lead educators miriam and rishe singing in prayer

our lead educators miriam and rishe singing in prayer

Sing, dance and pray

Our way is to experience life with embodied practice that is alive, mindful and spirited. Join Rishe Groner of The Gene-Sis and Miriam Eisenberger of Mindful Element for prayer, chant, meditation, and movement in safe spaces.

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Explore new ancient things

We'll examine ancient traditions through the lens of what's new, bringing back practices from Judaism and bringing them into our bodies for a daily spiritual practice that works in our urban lives. We'll channel our ancestors and honor our bodies, liberating the Divine Feminine from oppression across generations.

Questions? Email rishe@thegene-sis.com for more information

Thank You, Rishe and Miriam, for creating such sacred, beautiful, and inspiring space. Looking forward to sharing more ceremony together in the future.
— Brooke Novick
I must say. Yesterday’s event was filled with spiritual gratification. Every person had something to share and scripture and worship for the Divine felt so much alive. Miriam Eisenberger Rishe Groner you two are a power house goddess Duo. I can’t wait to attend the next one to worship, dance, and sing!
— Irena

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