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MAHWAH, N.J. — The Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living at Ramapo College of New Jersey is hosting a 5-Day Mindfulness-Based, Residential Silent Retreat from March 17-22.

The retreat will be led by instructor Eowyn Ahlstrom, whose practice focuses on embodiment and mindfulness, applying ancient wisdom in modern life, and developing contemporary mindfulness communities.

The retreat includes meditation instruction, individual interviews, talks with senior teacher, meditation and mindful movement practices. Participants can experience more peace, present moment awareness and clarity, as well as personal growth and getting to know one’s mind.

The Krame Center is located just 45 minutes from New York City. See website for details and application, Space is limited.

The mission of the Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living is to support faculty, staff, and students while also serving the greater community as a distinctive center for learning and research in contemplative and mindfulness practices.  The Center especially supports Ramapo’s overall mission of promoting experiential and interdisciplinary learning, and intercultural understanding.



Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.


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