Tamarkoz® Retreat: The Extraordinary Human

February 7-9, 2020 M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® Sacramento Center Sacramento, California

A Tamarkoz® retreat titled “The Extraordinary Human” was held in Sacramento, California February 7-9, 2020. Participants engaged in workshops and discussions on what it means to be extraordinary. Each student received a pre-print copy of the book, The Extraordinary Human, as a surprise gift. They enjoyed powerful morning Movazeneh®, explored self-leadership and the role of the heart in leading oneself in life. Attendees were led though a guided visualization and heart centered meditation, followed by journaling and art work inspired by their meditation experience. Self care and goal setting workshops were effective in helping participants plan and write a personal health plan contract for themselves with reasonable and achievable goals. Each night all enjoyed the experience of Zikr followed by relaxing visualization. The students felt excited and encouraged to use all that they learned in their everyday life and optimistic in achieving their goals for optimal wellbeing.