Day of Mindfulness

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Day of Mindfulness

Who is Eligible

Day of Mindfulness: Meditation & Writing is a free, day-long event, open to women who are veterans, active duty, reservists, or women military family members/partners. Writing is private, free form, and intended to allow presence with, expression of, and curiosity about thoughts and feelings that arise during meditation. The goal is to support the use of meditation and writing as tools for personal healing and growth, both alone or in the presence of others.

The retreats are co-lead by Mitra Bishop, Roshi, Mountain Gate, family member, and Caroline LeBlanc, MFA, veteran, family member, writer, and owner of Wilderness Heart Workshops/Writing For Your Life.

what happens?

Participants spend the day in silence. The schedule involves alternating periods of group meditation and individual writing. Several different types of mindfulness meditation are taught throughout the day. A light lunch is served midday, and snacks are available as well. Reservations are Required.


Day of Mindfulness events are offered FREE to all who are eligible. This program is made possible entirely through the kindness and generosity of donors. If you would like to help, you can send a tax-deductible donation to Mountain Gate earmarked for “Day of Mindfulness” or you can donate via the donation page of the website

We are deeply grateful for your help. 100% of your donation will be used solely for your intended purpose.

How to apply

There is no application form. Just let us know you are interested by sending us an email through the contact form. Reservations are Required.

2018 Days of Mindfulness

Saturday, March 24 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, April 2810:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, June 2310:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, July 2810:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, August 2510:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 2710:00 am - 4:30 pm