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Spirit Rock Meditation Center – Fun One-Day Buddhist Zen Retreat in Marin, CA

Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Marin, CA - © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Marin, CA – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

“Enlightenment is understanding that there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and nobody you have to be except exactly who you’re being right now.”

Special birthdays deserve special celebrations. This year, I decided to do something of a spiritual nature to celebrate my birthday – so, instead of stuffing my face (I love to eat), I decided to feed my soul (how Californian does that sound)!

Wanting to share the experience, my husband Barry agreed to join me for an all-day silent “Insight Meditation” Retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Insight Meditation (“Vipassana”) is a simple technique that begins with focusing attention on your breath – a practice that can lead to better concentration and a calmer mind, ultimately allowing one to be more fully present and aware in each moment.

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Cavallo Point – Lodge, Healing Arts Center & Day Spa, Cooking School, Restaurants & Bars… at Fort Baker, Sausalito, California

Looking to get away from it all? Cavallo Point is the perfect hideaway, nestled in an historical park setting, with breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay and the SF skyline. Everything you need is right there on the grounds – a Healing Arts Center & Day Spa, Yoga Classes, Cooking School, Michelin-Star Restaurant, Bar, Tea Bar, Gift Shop… even a tiny Art Gallery!

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