ReNew Retreats

Finding balance, renewing connection, getting centered

Each quarter, Ignite offers a day-long ReNew Retreat.

Are you feeling burned out? Do you sometimes forget why you’re doing social justice work? Are you looking for ways to feed yourself spiritually?

The work of social justice can be exhausting. Long hours, painful setbacks, and the overwhelming needs of our communities can sometimes leave us hopeless, drained, and uninspired.

ReNew focuses on healing and resiliency — deepen your connection with the transformative  power of spiritual practice and immerse yourself in contemplation, reflection, and creativity. Take a half-day retreat for yourself to renew your connection with the source of your passion and your calling for social justice

Through guided meditation, movement, art, and conversation, you’ll identify your own spiritual sources, explore your creative self, and imagine new connections and tools for resiliency.

This workshop is open to all spiritually minded folks — no belief system required. Scholarships available.   Questions?

November 14, 2015, 8:30-2:30, 424 Monte Vista Ave, Oakland, CA 94610. Register.

January 23, 2016, 8:30-2:30, 1798 Scenic Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709 Register.
March 16, 2016, 8:30-2:30, Oakland. Register.
May 13, 2016, 8:30-2:30, Berkeley. Register.


The Ignite Institute: A leadership and innovation lab in Berkeley, CA

Bridging ancient sacred teachings and disruptive innovation, the Ignite Institute is a leadership and innovation lab in Berkeley, CA. Ignite develops visionary, socially-responsible leaders in both nonprofit and for-profit spaces, as well as creating innovative business models for social change.


APPLY NOW: Certificate of Leadership and Innovation for an Unpredictable Future

Deadline to apply is February 16th.