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Live Events2019-02-02T22:00:40+00:00

Live Events/Workshops/Retreats

Sage-ing International events and local conscious aging events are good ways to learn more and to connect with like-minded people. Choose a category of events from the list below and click through to see all the events in the given category. If you prefer, scroll down the page to see a listing of upcoming events, or visit our Events Calendar page to search for events in your area.

You may also find a Chapter or Circle in your neighborhood! Visit our Chapters page or  Wisdom Circles page to learn more.

Sage-ing International Sponsored Events

Sage-ing Webinars: Live 1 hour+ presentations with panel and discussion

Awakening the Sage Within: One-day introductory Sage-ing programs

Deepening the Sage Within:  In-depth Sage-ing workshops/retreats (formerely called Sage-ing Intensive Workshops)

Professional Development: Two paths to becoming a Sage-ing Leader

Chapters: Local community gatherings of Sage-ing International members

Other Conscious Aging Events

Conscious Aging Workshops, Retreats, Seminars:  Events addressing sage-ing principles and practices offered by CSL leaders and others committed to Conscious Aging practices

Wisdom Circles: Local gatherings of elders exploring sage-ing ideas and practices

Deepening the Sage Within Workshops (DSW) (formerly Sage-ing Intensive Workshops)

A 2-3 day intensive workshop or a workshop series diving into SI core themes (images of aging, life harvest, forgiveness, mortality, leaving a legacy, service); we harvest our life experience, leading to further growth.

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, March 29 – 31, 2019,  Deepening the Sage Within: The Principles and Practices of Conscious Aging. Jerome Kerner, CSL, Co-chair of Sage-ing International and Felice Rhiannon facilitate this weekend-long Sage-ing eventheld at the lovely Hawkwood College. Jerome, an architect for over fifty years learned to see and honor the uniqueness in each person. Now an octogenarian Jerome loves sharing the purpose, passion and meaning he has discovered through Sage-ing work. Felice Rhiannon, a Brighton resident, spiritual counselor and yoga therapist will assist in this presentation. F0r program information and registration click …HERE. Questions? – U.S. contact Jerome Kerner at kerner1935@gmail.com,  U.K. contact Felice Rhiannon at felice.rhiannon@gmail.com

San Juan Bautista, California, June 3-5, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Wisdom. Join Mary Anne Ingenthron, CSL, and Pat Hoertdoefer, CSL, at the lovely St. Francis Retreat Center in historic San Juan Bautista for a 2 night/3 day retreat that offers the opportunity to dive into the principles and practices of Sage-ing. For event information and registration, click…HERE.

Bellevue, Washington June 28 – 30, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Wisdom. Pat Hoertdoefer, CSL, and Mary Anne Ingenthron, CSL, invite you to join them at the beautiful Peace and Spirituality Center on the shores of Lake Washington for a weekend retreat that offers an opportunity to improve the last third of life by recognizing the value we offer and responding in practical, positive ways to the life changes. For event information and registration, click…HERE.

Awakening the Sage Within (ASW)

ASW is a highly interactive entry level event in a 1-day format or a series of short sessions, introducing Sage-ing International (SI) core topics: images of aging, life review, forgiveness, mortality, spirituality, legacy-leaving, and service.

St. Paul, Minnesota – March 12, 2019. Karen West, MA, CSL facilitates this day-long Sage-ing event at the St. Paul’s Jewish Community Center. Her experience as educator, career counselor and spiritual director, focused by her passion for Conscious Aging and Sage-ing enriches this introductory program. Space is limited, prompt registration is advised. For information and registration click…HERE.

Indianapolis, Indiana – March 16, 2019. Join Georgeanna Tryban, MSW, PhD, CSL,Treasurer of Sage-ing International and retired professor and gerontologist and Ellen Hodge, retired pastoral psychotherapist at Luke’s Lodge Conference Center for an introductory workshop on Sage-ing and conscious aging. For information and registration, click…HERE.

Flagstaff, Arizona – March 30, 2019. Mike Burr, DMin, CSL facilitates this Sage-ing event at the Flagstaff Federated Church. He brings 35 years experience as pastor, spiritual director, trainer, therapist, and grief/ loss counselor to explore the processes of Sage-ing and conscious aging. Space is limited, prompt registration is advised. For information and registration, click…HERE.

River Forest, Illinois – March 30, 2018, Concordia University Chicago. Beth Conaghan, CSL found Sage-ing International inspired a commitment to aging with grace and to share the journey and transition into elderhood. Beth brings this and her lifelong experience to facilitate this enriching day-long Sage-ing event. For information and registration click…HERE.

Longmont, Colorado – April 7, 2019, Longmont Senior Center. Maureen Dobson, MSW, CSL and Rosemary Lohndorf, MA, CSL, ASM eachpersonally accomplished and both seasoned Sage-ing Leaders, will co-facilitate this one-day introductory event at the Longmont Senior Center. Space is limited, register soon. For more information and registration click…HERE.

“Beyond the Basics”

Our “BtB” events go beyond awakening your Inner-Elder, for more personal growth and elder-equipping. Themes will be varied, designed for in-depth exploration of Age-ing to Sage-ing life issues.

Scarborough, Maine – March 9, 2019, No Regrets: Living Well and Dying WellJoin Certified Sage-ing Leader, Anne Murray, MS to explore the last stage of life from a number of perspectives. Learn how a healthy relationship with death helps us to live well. Anne’s light-hearted passion for living consciously will help you engage in Sage-ing and to expand your readiness to live and die without regrets. For information and registration, click…HERE.