Vegan Spirituality and Public Eye: Artists for Animals present our 4th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat on the East Coast, “Exploring Veganism as a Spiritual Practice.” We welcome World Peace Diet author Dr. Will Tuttle as our featured speaker. Enjoy group discussions, guided meditations, yoga classes with vegan yogis Derek Goodwin and Ximena Milagros Savitch, a delicious vegan lunch catered by The Nile Café, a nature walk, and an Animal Blessing with percussionist Lonnie Davis. Childcare is provided. Friendly companion animals are welcome at the Retreat and Blessing Ceremony.
Honor your companion animals and animals around the world through drumming and dancing in nature! Bring companion animals, a photo, or your own animal spirit! Everyone is invited to drum and dance in the Ceremony, which offers opportunities to celebrate animal companions, honor those that have died, empathize with animals suffering around the world, and create a vision of harmony between humans and other animals. Please bring leashes or carriers for your animal companions. You’re welcome to bring a vegan/synthetic drum! The Ceremony is free and open to the public.
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm, Registration begins at 9:30am
3:00pm to 4:00pm, Animal Blessing Ceremony (free & open to the public)
Cost (includes lunch): $50 online registration (starting 6/1), $60 at the door (7/20), $40 students/seniors, $30 youth (12-17), $20 children (6-11), free for children under 6. Registration preferred by 7/13.
Bring: Yoga mat, water bottle, walking shoes, companion animal photos.
To Register: www.veganspirituality.com or contact Lisa Levinson at [masked],[masked]
Note: Participants must register on our official website, www.veganspirituality.com, in addition to Meetup RSVP's. Thank you!
Vegan Spirituality is an organization that merges ethics and spirituality by offering public forums to discuss themes, create rituals, and build community centered on compassion for all living beings.