Mindfulness Meditation With Insight Teacher Shell Fischer

Warm greetings; thank you for visiting us
, and for your interest in pursuing mindfulness meditation with us. We offer meditation retreats in the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, MD, WV, D.C., and nationally when invited.. 

While offering the teachings of Insight Meditation, we place great emphasis on the metta (loving-kindness) practices. Our hope is to guide you in nurturing even more kindness and compassion for yourself, others, and for all the situations you find yourself in throughout your life, through the heart-teachings and practices of mindfulness meditation.

We welcome both newcomers and more experienced practitioners,  and promote the inclusion and participation of people of diverse identities, including those of all races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientations, gender identities, classes, religions, and abilities …  with the aspiration that all feel welcome, safe, and respected as we practice together in community.

With peace, Shell Fischer, founder and guiding teacher

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(We have secured exclusive use for all of these retreat centers, to help maintain Noble Silence)


(10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Both in-person & online options)

AUGUST 17 – “True To Your Heart,” in The Plains, VA

NOVEMBER 16 – “Cooling The Flames of Anger,” in Berryville, VA


SEPT. 26 – OCT. 2, 2024, WEEKLONG RETREAT5 WAYS TO LET GO: Releasing the Hindrances, Peterkin Camp & Conference Center, Romney, WV 

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