May 19-June 18, 2023

Join a global gathering, a festival in 3 Parts

I. online gatheringIi. live retreatsIii. Athens events

Join us for a Unique Festival in Mani, Greece

For Personal & Global Transformation

We gather for a live event with yoga, meditation, music, trauma healing, connecting with global change-makers online and in line retreats. Our goal is to support friends worldwide and encourage local activism. THRIVE@Zen Rocks aims to unite the global community around pressing issues. May our gathering be transformational.

Part I. Online Gathering, May 19-22

The Online Gathering is the first part of our festival, serving as a global platform for connection, inspiration, and action. Over four days, our speakers will address the critical questions of what it means to THRIVE.
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Relationship of Spirituality-Activism-Sustainability


May 19

Engaged Spirituality


May 20

Activism rooted in Spirituality


May 21

Sustainability as expression of Spirituality & Activism


May 22

Part II. Live Retreats at Zen Rocks
in Mani, Greece, May 23-June 18

From New Moon to New Moon
Experience personal and global transformation at our in-person retreats in beautiful Mani, Greece. Select from a range of programs that combine transformative workshops, activities, and teachings, while connecting with others in a supportive community. Each retreat offers a unique mix of workshops, activities, and teachings, focusing on sustainability, activism, and spirituality.

Week 1

Music & Spirituality - Yoga & Activism
23 May
28 May
A Jivamukti Yoga Retreat with Music from Heavenly Spheres

Presenters: Yogeswari, Gaiea Sanskrit

Activism Focus: Animal Love, Veganism, Women,Empowerment, Girls Education

Week 2

Re-Envision our world: Activism & Sustainability
30 May
4 June
Re-Envision Retreat: Connecting with Self, Caring for the World

Presenters: Esther Chang, Vivi Letsou | With: Jo Confino, Paz Perlman & Andrés Conteris

Activism Focus: A caretaking retreat for nurturing ourselves and becoming effective activists.

Week 3

Essence of Activism: Connecting with the Source through Vibration, Music & Song
4 June
6 June
Gathering for Earth Celebration: White Buffalo Woman Ceremony

Presenter: Brooke Medicine Eagle

Activism Focus: Celebration and Prayers for ALL our Relations

7 June
11 June
Krishna Das Live "Love Everyone Retreat" at Thrive@Zen Rocks

Presenter: Krishna Das & Team

Activism Focus: Essence or Activism: Connecting with the Source through Music & Song

Week 4

Trauma, Healing & Transformation
11 June
14 June
The Embodiment Retreat — The art and science of metabolizing all events of life through our body's wisdom

Presenter: Cat McCarthy

Activism Focus: Cultivate Compassion with Self and Others through Embodied Empathy Practices

14 June
18 June
Beyond Trauma: Approaching Ourselves with Compassion

Presenter: Dr. Gabor Maté

Focus: Human development through the lens of science and compassion

Closing - Celebration

Grand Finale
18 June
Traditional Greek Circle Dances for Healing & Celebration

Part III. Athens Events, June 20-25

In this last part of the THRIVE@Zen Rocks Festival, experience personal and global transformation at our in-person workshops in Athens, Greece. Discover and master essential tools, qualities and skills that will nurture compassion, connect to your in-the-present self and help you become more attuned to the messages from your body and your clients (for therapists).

June 20 & 21 Live in Athens and Live Streaming Globally

Compassionate Self Inquiry:
For Healing Trauma & Stress

with Dr. Gabor Maté, Physician, Author

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June 23-25 Live in Athens

Compassion in Action:
NVC & Embodied Movement

with Cat McCarthy

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Have a question ?

Find answers to common questions about the online gathering. We've compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand the Thrive @ Zen Rocks Online Gathering.
What is the Thrive @ Zen Rocks Online Gathering?

The Thrive @ Zen Rocks Online Gathering is a virtual event that brings together individuals from around the world to engage in talks, workshops, and activities focused on personal growth, collective action, and sustainable living. Participants will connect with leading teachers, philosophers, and activists to address pressing issues and inspire change.

How can I attend the Online Gathering?

To attend the Online Gathering, simply sign up for a FREE ticket on our website. Enter your name, email address, and choose a password, and you will then have access to the platform.

Do I need to attend all sessions during the Online Gathering?

No, you are not required to attend all sessions. The Online Gathering is designed to offer a variety of topics and activities, allowing you to choose the sessions that interest you the most.

What technology do I need to participate in the Online Gathering?

To participate in the Online Gathering, you will need a stable internet connection and a device such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone with video and audio capabilities. We will provide further instructions on how to access the virtual event platform after registration.

Can I ask questions or interact with the speakers during the Online Gathering?

The free ticket allows you to stream the talks, but if you buy an All-Access pass, there will be opportunities for attendees to ask questions and interact with speakers during the event. The virtual event platform will have features for Q&A sessions, and interactive workshops.

Will the Online Gathering sessions be recorded and available for later viewing?

Yes, the sessions will be recorded and made available for viewing on our website after the event. However, access to these recordings will require the purchase of an All-Access Pass.

How can I purchase the All-Access Pass?

To purchase the All-Access Pass, visit our website and select the option to buy the pass during the registration process. The All-Access Pass will grant you access to the recorded sessions after the event, allowing you to revisit the content at your convenience.

I can additionally purchase the Gabor Maté Live Streaming. What is this about?

Join internationally renowned trauma expert and bestselling author, Gabor Maté, M.D., in this transformative retreat streamed to your home, focused on healing and self-compassion. Based on his latest book, The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness & Healing in a Toxic Culture, Maté guides participants through Insightful Self-Inquiry and Approaching Ourselves with Compassion practices. Embodied Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation offer daily support and rejuvenation for body and mind.

Can I share the Online Gathering with my friends and family?

Absolutely! We encourage you to invite your friends and family to attend the Thrive @ Zen Rocks Online Gathering. Share the registration link with them, so they can sign up for a FREE ticket and join in on this transformative experience.

Get in Touch with Us

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