Ryan Gies

Ryan Gies

By on December 5th, 2021

This retreat was right on the mark – a perfect blend of focused inner work along with space for reflection in a trusting and comfortable setting. The teachers were wonderful, insightful, humorous, and extremely attentive to our individual needs for...
Renata Drtinova

Renata Drtinova

By on December 5th, 2021

The teachings always speak directly to me. It is uncanny. It is like hearing a language that I spoke in some other life form and suddenly it rings a bell. And bell after bell. Like a universal language that we all used to speak but have forgotten. It is as if new...
Maya Lewandowsky

Maya Lewandowsky

By on December 5th, 2021

Studying the hero’s journey with master Dharma teachers Qapel and Sensei, I discovered my own journey of transformation and the unknown. While walking on this path with the quest to awaken in this lifetime, I learned to bring the gift of wisdom and service to...
Lisa Feder

Lisa Feder

By on December 5th, 2021

The retreat provided me with the intensive experience of finding and maintaining energy in the central channel of my being. We worked on loosening and letting go of the pervasive thoughts that one may describe as our deep attachments and aversions. This work deepened...
Jenai Lieu

Jenai Lieu

By on December 5th, 2021

These are ancient teachings that I feel are important to understand if someone is serious about meditation. I appreciate Qapel and Sensei’s unrelenting perseverance to teach about the roots and traditions of these life changing practices. They explore the rich...