Law Retreat

Mindfulness in Law Retreat September 15 – 17, 2017

Join fellow legal professionals at Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Lenox, Massachusetts, for the third annual Mindfulness in Law retreat – featuring Alan S. Gold, Senior U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of Florida; Professor Scott Rogers, MS, JD, director of the Institute for Mindfulness Studies, and founder and director of the Mindfulness in Law Program at the University of Miami School of Law; and cognitive neuroscientist Amishi Jha, PhD, associate professor of psychology and director of contemplative neuroscience, mindfulness research and practice initiative at the University of Miami.
The three-day program, consisting of a total of 10.5 hours of training and group discussion, will introduce you to mindfulness and the science of mindfulness; cognitive, emotional and physical health benefits associated with practicing mindfulness; and the ways that mindfulness insights and exercises can play a meaningful role and be integrated in your life, professionally and personally.

Topics will include:

  1. The nature of the wandering mind, and of concentration and mindfulness practices,
  2. Mindfulness as a means of stress reduction, and working effectively with agitated emotions, ambiguous and challenging situations, and difficult people/interactions,
  3. The connection between mindfulness and ethical judgment and decision-making.

The training is based on Jurisight®, a mindfulness training program developed for legal professionals that has formed the basis for CLE programs since 2007, drawing on the language of the law to introduce mindfulness concepts and exercises and explore them in the context of legal practice.

Approval obtained or pending: 10 General CLE (including as many as 5 Ethics and 1 Bias Elimination) in FL, CA, MO, NJ, NY, VA.


Your Canyon Ranch Experience

The program schedule allows you ample time to explore everything that world-renowned Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Lenox, Massachusetts, has to offer. In this unhurried New England haven, you can choose from an incredible array of activities and exhilarating outdoor adventures every day. You’ll enjoy full access to our 100,000-square-foot Spa, offering everything from stellar workout equipment to signature Canyon Ranch services, including a blissful body ritual called Euphoria.

Hike a mountain trail, learn tai chi, or refresh mind and body with a yoga or Pilates class. Enjoy legendary spa treatments, healthy gourmet cuisine and a welcome escape from the ordinary. Plus, you have the chance to consult with top physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, life management specialists and other integrative health and wellness experts who can help you feel your absolute best for life.

Two-Night Special Rates (includes CLE program fees):

Single occupancy – $2,335 (includes $160 service allowance)
Double occupancy – $1,985 per person (includes $160 service allowance per person)
You may book additional nights based on availability. 50% deposit required at time of booking.

With your all-inclusive Canyon Ranch resort stay, you’ll enjoy:

  • Gracious accommodations.
  • Three gourmet meals daily, plus always-available healthy snacks.
  • An allowance for spa, sports and integrative wellness services.
  • More than 40 fitness classes and activities daily.
  • Unlimited access to truly incredible facilities.
  • Transfers to and from Bradley (Hartford) or Albany airports, or the Albany (Rensselaer) train station, or complimentary valet parking.

And, of course, every stay at Canyon Ranch includes the warm personal attention of our caring staff.

For more information about Canyon Ranch, or to book your retreat,
contact Group Sales at 800-954-5005, or

For information about CLE credit in your state, please contact Deborah Martin at

About the Speakers

scott_rogers-150x200Scott Rogers, MS, JD, is founder and director of the University of Miami School of Law’s Mindfulness in Law Program where he teaches Mindful Ethics, Mindful Leadership, and Mindfulness in Law.

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alan_gold-225x300The Honorable Alan Gold is a Senior United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida. He served on the Federal Bench for more than 15 years before taking senior status and retiring in 2014.

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amishi_jhaAmishi Jha, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Contemplative Neuroscience, Mindfulness Research & Practice Initiative at the University of Miami.

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