Learn how to meditate at Sedona Meditation Training and Retreats

"My intention was to give myself a meaningful weekend to honor myself. Not only did I honor myself, I had the most incredible, transformational experience of my life."  

-Julie Burillo, Participant

Soul Radiance Meditation & Self-Discovery Retreat

Immerse yourself in meditation and reconnect to the deepest part of you.

Almost everyone needs a little time to unplug from their hectic lives now and again. The Soul Radiance Retreat is the ideal solution - it's a one-of-a-kind meditation vacation with Hay House author Sarah McLean.

Give yourself a break - reconnect with your spirit, awaken to your full potential, and strengthen your soul connection. This essential inner journey includes mindfulness movement and self-discovery exercises, as well as silent and guided meditations.

Beginners aren’t just welcome, they’re embraced at this retreat. You don't need any prior experience with meditation. Whether this is your first retreat, or you’re a retreat junkie, it's guaranteed that you’ll leave transformed and inspired.

  • Do you want to feel more like yourself?

  • Would you like to discover your heart's true desires?

  • Would you like some time to really, deeply connect to your inner knowing?

  • Would you like to deeply explore your inner realm through meditation?

People who attend the Soul Radiance Retreat find they come because they answer yes! to those questions and that they leave the retreat experiencing a new normal, one of calmness, self awareness and responsiveness to life.


Guided by Hay House author and meditation expert Sarah McLean and a team of inspirational facilitators. Here's what you'll get:

  • Experience deep meditation practices for insight, rejuvenation and inspiration - you'll learn the Simple, Easy, Every Day Meditation method

  • Practice Self-inquiry to reveal your inner wisdom

  • Deeply connect with who you really are, the source of your creativity and your life

  • Cultivate the connection to your soul-center - connect to the ‘you’ beyond your thoughts and the roles you play

  • Contemplate and cultivate authenticity and integrity

  • Experience the wisdom and magnificence of nature and realize the importance of harmonizing with nature's rhythms
  • Practice deep listening to yourself and others

  • Cultivate compassion in your everyday life with awareness and an open heart

  • Shift your awareness to attune you to your heart’s deepest desires, discover a wonderful world, and live the life you really want


If you don't practice a silent meditation technique prior to the retreat it is suggested you begin one now for a deeper experience during the program (you can check the schedule here to find out when the next class in the Simple, Easy, Every Day Meditation Method is offered, or, you can order the Meditate CD for initial meditation instruction.) However, if you don't have a daily practice, it's no problem, because you will learn how to meditate using the Simple, Easy, Every Day Meditation method as part of the retreat and will be able receive the amazing benefits of a daily meditation practice.


Meditation Retreat in Ireland with Sarah McLeanCounty Cork, Ireland

Dates: June 19-21, 2015

Place: Castlemartyr Resort


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Accommodations and transportation are not included in the retreat fee.



Soul Radiance Retreat in Sedona, Arizona with Sarah McLean

Sedona, Arizona

Dates: October 9-11, 2015

Place: McLean Meditation Institute in


Early $695 (21 days in advance Save $50)

  • Regular $745
  • Retreat Alums Save 15%

  • Companions, take 10% off when you register together

Accommodations and transportation are not included in the retreat fee.

To Register: Contact McLean Meditation Institute (928) 204-0067.Full payment for the retreat is required to reserve your space, and can be made by check, PayPal, or credit card. Space is limited

Sedona Retreat Schedule (subject to changes):

  • Friday 9:30 am -5:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sunday  10:00 am -12:00 noon

Meals included in Sedona:

Lunches on Friday and Saturday are included. There are vegetarian and gluten-free options. For additional dining options, there are award-winning restaurants within walking distance of the meditation center.

Sedona Accommodations:

The retreat is offered at the McLean Meditation Center. You will need to make your own arrangements for accommodations. Visit this link for additional travel information for your Sedona visit. If you are booking a hotel, be sure you find one in the City of Sedona rather than the Village of Oak Creek (which is sometimes called Sedona) as it is about 10 miles away.

Sedona Retreat Cancellation policy:

If you should have to cancel unexpectedly we want you to know this: Your deposit is fully refundable less a 20% cancellation fee if you cancel in writing at least 21 days before the retreat. After that date, there are absolutely no refunds. MMI reserves the right to cancel programs, retreats and workshops with inadequate enrollment – (we typically try to notify you no less than 21 days of the event). MMI is unable to refund any transportation, flight or other incidental expenses incurred. It is suggested you obtain travel insurance. You can review insurance plans here: www.insuremytrip.com , travelinsurancereview.net, or www.travelinsurety.com


Featured Retreat Facilitators & Presenters:

Sarah McLean  

Sarah McLean, Meditation Expert, Retreat Facilitator

Sarah is an explorer of the inner and outer worlds and has been meditating for over 24 years. She's the author the best-selling book, Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation and is known to many as the face of contemporary meditation.

In this retreat she shares her discoveries of expanded states of awareness and inspires you to still your mind, experience present moment awareness, come to know your true essence, and live a truly fulfilling, soul-centered life.

Sarah has also worked with Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, Gary Zukav, and Byron Katie and has developed mind/body health centers, self-discovery programs, curriculum, retreats, and educational events for each of them worldwide.  Along the way she was fortunate enough to become immersed in their wisdom and knowledge.

After eight years working at Deepak Chopra's center as the Education Program Director, Sarah journeyed to India to meditate in an ashram for six months. She returned to the states and become a resident for almost two years in a Zen Buddhist training center. She has traveled thousands of miles through Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, sometimes by bicycle, in search of the secrets of this world and answers to the mysteries of this life.

Sarah is the director of the McLean Meditation Institute in Sedona, Arizona which offers meditation classes, weekend retreats and gatherings, as well as a Meditation Teacher Certification Program.  Her newest book, Love & the Power of Attention is due out in May 2015 (Hay House).


Marty Birrittella

Marty Birrittella

After undergoing a spontaneous spiritual transformation in 1973 at the age of 20, Marty was inspired to make meditation his life's primary focus. He dropped out of Cornell where he was an engineering student, and headed off to India to explore meditation and spirituality. When he returned a few months later he moved into a meditation ashram in Boston, Massachusetts and became the manager of the daily affairs of the 50 residents for three years.

After leaving the ashram, he founded two multimillion dollar companies. As chairman and CEO he took them public. He reports his success is due to the power of "listening" to inner wisdom, a skill that he acquired through his daily meditation practice. At the age of 41, he retired to devote himself entirely to the love of his life, meditation.

In 2008, with the desire to inspire his adult children to follow their artistic passions, he began to paint. He had never painted before, but within two years the New York Times came to Sedona to view his work, calling his paintings “Van Goghesque vivid visions...” He no longer feels inspired to “paint by ear” as he called his technique. Instead, he continues his meditation practices and encourages others to follow their heart's desires.

Marty is the author of three boks, and a gifted facilitator who loves to share his approach to meditation. He's developed a transformational program of self-inquiry, what he calls the FREE Process. FREE stands for Find, Reveal, Experience, and Enlighten. He believes this process helps those on the path of meditation to find freedom from falsely identifying with beliefs established unconsciously from infancy to adulthood. Visit www.MartinBirrittella.com to find out more about him.

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What people are saying:

Wilderness exploration in the Radiance Retreat

"The Soul Radiance Retreat exceeded my expectations: I just loved it. I receive a lot of power and insight in nature … surrounded by such beauty. It was much more powerful than I had anticipated." Liz G., Phoenix, AZ

"I feel completely renewed in only a weekend. I remember what is important to me and I got clearer on what my purpose in life is." Ellen S., San Jose, CA

"The Soul Radiance retreat heightened my awareness of my need to be gentle with myself. It increased my internal calm. I came back energized, rested, and in a positive frame of mind. … I'm recognizing how noisy my life is: too much activity, too many ambitions, and too many commitments." Dr. Jan L., Portland, OR

"The Soul Radiance Retreat was awe-inspiring, relaxing and left me in a state of total peace." Karin K., Sedona, AZ

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