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Inner Strength

Teen Empowerment Workshop 

[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”cs-ta-center”]September 25, Oct 1, Oct 2
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Pendle Hill Retreat Center
(near Media)[/x_custom_headline][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px 20px;padding: 10px 20px 20px 60px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” class=”will-row” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 30px 80px 30px 60px;max-width: 1050px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 30px 50px 0px;border-style: solid;border-width: 1px;border-color: hsl(0, 5%, 70%);”][cs_text]You are invited to a very special Inner Strength Teen Empowerment Workshop.

You will join students from your high school for a special day of fun, mindful awareness, perspective changes the beautiful grounds of the Pendle Hill Retreat Center near Media. It is a rare opportunity to be in a space where you can explore who you are, how you relate, how you can support the best parts of yourself, connect better with others, and make sense of a world that is so often confusing.

In the Inner Strength Program you learn ways to develop:

What would happen if you were able to spend a whole day with your peers exploring how these tools work and how to apply them to issues that are most important to you?

Join me, Amy Edelstein the founder of ISF, several of our wonderful instructors to find out!

You will be following in illustrious footsteps by contemplating and creating on the Pendle Hill Campus, believe it or not, great philosophers including Jean Paul Sarte lectured there!

There will be plenty of time for outdoor exploration and fun. You will be provided with a hearty vegetarian lunch and two refreshment periods during the day. (Their home-baked treats are pretty awesome!)

Click here for the FAQ & more info.

I can’t wait to have the whole day together. There is so much to discover!

Warmly,

Amy Edelstein

Founder & Executive Director
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You must have taken the Inner Strength teen mindfulness program at your school or another mindfulness program sometime over the last two years and you must complete the registration form.

DIRECTIONS

Pendle Hill Retreat Center is located at 338 Plush Mill Road, Philadelphia PA  19086.  You can find it on a map HERE.
— You can be dropped off directly at the Pendle Hill Campus.
— Or you can take the SEPTA train to Media (Media/Elwyn Line 387 towards Elwyn) to the train station in Media. Pendle Hill vans will meet you there and drive you a couple minutes down the road to the campus. Bring your receipt and you will be reimbursed for your train fare.
— Or you can arrive at your high school where we will arrange for an Uber to take you to the campus.

COST

The Inner Strength day immersion is free of charge including tuition, materials, food, and transportation.

A generous donor has underwritten the entire cost of the retreat for all participants. If you or your parents would like to make a contribution so kids next year have the same opportunity, we welcome you to do so. You can pay it forward for other students here.

REGISTRATION
Please complete these two steps:

  1. Register by clicking the button below.
  2. Click the link below to access the permission form. Complete and return this signed form before June 26. Be sure to provide a valid email address and phone number. You will be contacted to confirm your registration.

If you are 18 years of age you may sign your own form, if you are under 18 years of age you must have your parent or guardian sign the form. For health and safety reasons, only students who have turned in completed paperwork will be able to attend.[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ class=”cs-ta-center” style=”padding: 0px 0px 20px;”][x_button shape=”rounded” size=”x-large” block=”false” circle=”false” icon_only=”false” href=”https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inner-strength-teen-empowerment-workshop-tickets-45256382057″ title=”” target=”blank” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””]Register Here![/x_button][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 20px 0px 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ class=”cs-ta-center” style=”padding: 20px 0px;”][x_button shape=”rounded” size=”x-large” block=”false” circle=”false” icon_only=”false” href=”https://www.innerstrengthfoundation.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ISF-permissions-form.pdf” title=”” target=”blank” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””]Click here for the permission form[/x_button][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section bg_image=”https://www.innerstrengthfoundation.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/two-at-sunset-wide2.jpg” bg_color=”hsl(0, 0%, 100%)” parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 50px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”true” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px 0px 20px;xmax-width: 1100px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px 0px 40px;”] [/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section bg_color=”hsla(25, 27%, 72%, 0.21)” parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 40px 60px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/3″ style=”padding: 10px 0px 0px;”][x_image type=”none” src=”https://www.innerstrengthfoundation.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2010_0301_women_hands.jpg” alt=”” link=”false” href=”#” title=”” target=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””][/cs_column][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]SCHEDULE
(The schedule may vary slightly on the immersion day)

9:00 – 9:30 Arrival & orientation
9:30 – 10:30 Inner Strength & mindfulness practice
10:30 – 11:00 Snack Break
11:00 – 12:00 The World & Me: Small Group Theme Explorations using Active Listening, Mindful Awareness & Systems Perspectives
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Nature walk visiting the 300-year-old Beech tree, the organic garden, mile-long woods trail, and grass labyrinth
1:30 – 3:30 (Each participant will choose one group to create a mini project articulating Mindfulness & the World)

  • Theatre of the Mind
  • Visual Arts
  • Creative Writing
  • Media
3:30 – 4:00  Snack Break
4:00 – 5:00 Presentations & Closing

[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 15px 0px 45px 100px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px 60px 0px 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/4″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_gap size=”60px”][x_image type=”none” src=”https://www.innerstrengthfoundation.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Amy-and-Jeff-Headshots-11-of-24-e1482948229782.jpg” alt=”” link=”false” href=”#” title=”” target=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””][/cs_column][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”3/4″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h3″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false”]Amy Edelstein[/x_custom_headline][cs_text]Amy Edelstein is a powerful communicator of ideas and beliefs that help us transform ourselves and the culture we live in. She teaches a spiritually awakened perspective and the significance of an evolutionary worldview. Engaging, sensitive, and insightful, Amy’s mission is to support as many people as possible to grow far beyond their own expectations.

Amy is the founder and executive director of Inner Strength Foundation, a non-profit organization that teaches mindfulness and developmental thinking in inner city high schools. Her work with several thousand teens is documented in her latest book The Conscious Classroom, which shows how education for well-being truly works. Amy is also the co-founder of Emergence Education, a publisher of books and digital programs in service of individual transformation, cultural development, and the emergence of new paradigms of thinking. The Press helps new authors share ideas that matter so we can all benefit. Amy is the author of five books, her latest book is the award winning The Conscious Classroom: the Inner Strength System for transforming the teenage mind (Fall 2017).[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content]