What does it mean to be called and to follow that urging?
What are the obstacles that keep us from living into our full vocation?
What do we need to remember, to change, to let go?
Join Rev. Leslie Mott for a weekend of finding and reclaiming the inner voice of wisdom and joy! There will be opportunities for group teaching and discussion, as well as time for reflection and rest, including a gentle yoga practice and guided meditation.
Leslie Mott, M. Div., RYT, CFP, received her Masters from Princeton Theological Seminary and has served non-profit organizations and communities of faith as teacher, chaplain, counselor, retreat leader, pastor and director.
She is the Coordinator for Spirituality and Practice in Bedford, NY, and the Coordinator of the Pastoral Sabbath at Stony Point, NY. Having recently ended 13 years as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown in Cold Spring, NY, Leslie now ministers in the area of clergy care and nurture.
As a Spiritual Director and a Certified Focusing Professional, she sees clientele privately and also works with groups. She received her Spiritual Direction certification through the Linwood Spiritual Center in Rhinecliff, NY, her Focusing training through the Focusing Institute and is a member of Spiritual Directors International and the International Focusing Institute.
Leslie is also a yoga instructor, certified RYT 200 by the Yoga Alliance, and teaches classes in Garrison, Beacon, and Cold Spring, NY. An experienced retreat leader and teacher, she has presented to and guided groups at The Garrison Institute, Holy Cross Monastery, Johnsonburg Camp, Mariondale, the NEXT Church Conference, and Maryknoll, among others.
Whether you are seasoned in the spiritual disciplines or a beginner, the practice of inhabiting the body with breath and movement and the discipline of quieting the mind are essential.
Join Meditation and Yoga teacher Leslie Mott for a weekend of exploration, practice and discovery. No experience is necessary; we will have fun, and experienced meditators and yogis will also find enough to challenge and grow! The weekend will include teaching, discussion, small groups as well as individual practice. Bring a journal and a mat if you have one.