The Miracle of Meditation Weekend Retreat in Irvington, New York

You are invited to let go of your mind on retreat with Jeff Carreira.

Meditation is a time honored means of transcending the mental reactivity and negative habits of mind that too often keep us bound up in our current realities and unavailable for more.

During this retreat you will learn and practice a radically transformative form of meditation called The Practice of No Problem. Jeff Carreira has been developing this unique articulation of meditation for the past decade and thousands of people from around the world have used it to enter profound states of liberated awareness.

When you meditate in this way the only instruction you need to follow is to have no problem. That means that no matter what happens and no matter what you experience, you allow it to be OK the way it is. Ultimately having no problem in meditation means doing nothing. When you don’t have a problem, you don’t need to do anything because nothing is wrong.

This deceptively simple technique turns out to be more challenging than it appears, but if you give your focus and attention to it the results can be nothing less than miraculous.

As you sit in meditation you inevitably find yourself struggling against unconscious habits designed to manipulate and control your experience into whatever you think it is supposed to be. Eventually you realize that all of your effort to shape your experience is not doing nothing. It’s just more manipulation and control and you cab simply stop all of it and just let everything be exactly the way it is. This is the moment of profound existential release and spiritual liberation.

“The reason I am so passionate about the practice of meditation is because I know that with gentle and consistent focus it will dramatically liberate us from the constraints that bind us, and each experience of profound freedom that you have will strengthen your confidence in the miracle of awakening.”

— Jeff Carreira

— During this retreat you will:

  • Receive all of the instruction and guidance you need to learn how to consistently find the inner freedom that is always right here in the middle of the experience you’re already having.
  • Learn to embrace the way things are so deeply that your energy is liberated, your attention is released, and you become profoundly available to experience in ways you never have before.
  • Discover the open and receptive space of awareness I sometimes call ‘betweeness’ – where we have let go of our mental habits and are ready to explore new ways of being. You will return over and over again to this place until you feel comfortable resting there.

— Schedule

Our time on retreat will be split between periods of instruction and guidance as well as periods of silent practice. Long time meditators are sure to have new insights and breakthrough experiences and beginning meditators will have all the support they need to enter into deep states of meditative silence.

Saturday, Nov 23rd: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, Nov 24th: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Price is for tuition only – $100.

Lodging and lunch are not included. There is a kitchenette available and many Irvington, NY restaurants are within walking distance of the Center.

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Jeff Carreira
Jeff Carreira
If you ask Jeff Carreira what he’s most excited about he will reply without hesitation—“cultivating the conditions for the emergence of a new paradigm by supporting as many individuals as possible to articulate their deepest realization of truth.” Mystical philosopher, spiritual guide, teacher, writer and lecturer —are just a few descriptors that come to mind when describing Carreira and his extensive career as a seeker, student and teacher.


Nov 23 2019 - Nov 24 2019


Each day
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Aligned Center


The Aligned Center
1 Bridge Street, Suite 64, Irvington, NY 10533