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Spiritual Retreat, Heartfulness & Sustainability

"Much of spiritual work is slowing down enough to let our minds come into harmony with our hearts" - Ram Dass

Welcome to the new Heartmind website. Here you can find information about Heartmind as a not-for-profit organisation, Heartmind Retreat, myself Hosshin Ananda and the services I offer to promote a more heartful, spiritual and sustainable approach to living life.

Heartmind is a not-for-profit social enterprise company set up by Hosshin Ananda in 2008 to promote the values of living a more mindful and sustainable life. Since starting, Heartmind has run weekly yoga, qi gong and meditation groups, regular quarterly residential retreats, trained over 1500 people in our Heartfulness for Well Being course, and worked with a number of organisations from Chesterfield Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council, Stroke Association, SPODA, Twinkle, and Derbyshire Benevolent Society for 3 years introducing the concept of mindfulness for improving well being to staff working for Derbyshire Police Constabulary.

Heartmind Retreat is the home and private residential retreat of Hosshin Ananda. It is a small spiritual sanctuary and oasis of calm from the hustle of everyday life, nestled into the hills and forests of the picturesque valley of Glendaruel, on the secret Cowal peninsula in Argyll, Scotland. It comprises two cabins, the Hermitage and the Temple, a polytunnel for growing organic food and an area for the future development of a nature reserve.