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Search Inside Yourself Retreat!

Search Inside Yourself is a program that teaches tools for focus, self-awareness, and resilience, so people can create a better world for themselves and others.

Mar 1-3, 2019
Garrison Institute  |  English
14 Mary's Way, Route 9D
Garrison, NY

Join the emerging movement of companies integrating evidence-based mindfulness in their workplaces.

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Emotional Intelligence

Workplace studies prove that emotional competencies enhance performance, leadership effectiveness, and wellbeing.

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Neuroscience

Attention is the fundamental energy of the mind. How we direct our attention determines the mental habits we form, the emotions we develop, and the results we experience.

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Mindfulness

Research shows that mindfulness is a foundational skill that underpins the inner factors of growth: self-awareness, self-management, and emotional skills.

The SIY program includes:

Join us for a highly interactive 4-day program followed by a 4-week online journey as we explore mindfulness and emotional intelligence for inspiring wellbeing, collaboration and high performance.

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Live Training

(3 days)
Introduction to neuroscience, mindfulness and the five emotional intelligence capacities.
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Virtual Practice

(4 weeks)
Weekly exercises and resources, delivered by email.
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Webinar

(1 hour)
Reconnect with your teachers and group to review and set a plan for continuation.

Search Inside Yourself is now approved by the International Coaching Federation. Coaches receive 12.58 Continuing Coaching Education credits when attending SIY!

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Your Facilitators:

Rich Fernandez

Rich Fernandez

Rich is the CEO of SIYLI. He was previously the director of executive education and people development at Google, where he was also one of the first SIY teachers. Rich previously founded Wisdom Labs and has also served in senior roles at eBay, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He received his PhD in Psychology from Columbia University and is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review.

Michelle Maldonado

Michelle Maldonado

Michelle is a former attorney, turned business leader with more than two decades of experience across the nonprofit, legal, online media and online learning communities. She brings compassion and wisdom cultivated from her professional experience and over 30 years of meditation practice to her work with teams and organizations to help them lead with focus, resiliency and sustainability. Michelle is passionate about transformation and growth and avidly reflects this in her keynotes, workshops and writings. She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and The George Washington University Law School and is Founder & CEO of Lucenscia, an international human potential and business strategy firm. In recognition of her work across industries, Michelle has received Top Corporate Leader & Woman of the Year awards.

Enjoy the world-renowned SIY leadership program and the amenities of the Garrison Institute

In the SIY Retreat, you’ll  experience our life-changing SIY curriculum with more time to integrate what you learn and the chance to enjoy 93 acres of preserved land and walking trails at the Garrison Institute, a beautiful renovated monastery on the banks of the Hudson River just one hour north of New York City.

Our Venue: The Garrison Institute

The Labyrinth
Garrison Institute River View
Main Meditation Hall

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I think anybody can benefit from this program in many different ways. I want my colleagues to take it, my family to take it – I would highly recommend it.
Rebecca Zucker, 2016