"And then I got out of bed and, to my great surprise, I started
Emily Rapp Black
July 28 - August 1, 2019
Join Emily Rapp Black along with Rebecca Soffer at the
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, MA, for a four night
"This is not the grief retreat you might be expecting. Led by Modern Loss cofounder Rebecca Soffer and New York Times best-selling author Emily Rapp Black, this program serves as a reminder that forming community with others who are moving through loss helps make us stronger. (And a willingness to laugh won’t hurt, either.)
Learn first-hand how expressing your story without shame or apologies is integral to effectively moving through the universal experience of loss. Our stories of grief, trauma, and heartbreak may feel unspeakable or impossible to express, especially if they occurred earlier in life when we were not encouraged to openly share the true mess of our experience, but they also make us who we are. Come be heard and pulled in by other members of this tribe, bringing with you an open mind, some themes to share about your own grief, and the willingness to redefine mourning.
Recommended reading: Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner, Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome; Emily Rapp, The Still Point of the Turning World; any essay on the Modern Loss website (modernloss.com)."