The Meditatio Foundation offers academic courses, workplace programs, and tailored retreats in meditation for business leaders and professionals. See the brief descriptions below for our current offerings and contact us to learn more about what a practice of meditation can add to your personal skill-set as a leader and to the effectiveness of your organization.

Academic Courses

Meditation and Leadership (MSB)

Taught by Fr Laurence Freeman
& Prof Bertrand Bouhour

Open to enrolled MBA students at the McDonough School of Business and selected others at Georgetown University when space is available, this course is run twice a year during the academic term.

  • Academically rigorous

    Students learn the history of contemplative practices, the latest scientific evidence for their effectiveness, and the appropriateness of meditation for leadership.

  • Starting a practice

    By the end of the course, students will have established a personal practice of meditation and will be equipped to continue deepening it throughout their careers.

Inquire about bringing this program to your campus

Workplace Programs

Leading from the Center

Taught by Gregory Robison and guest lecturers

Six hour-long sessions introducing meditation to organizational leaders, managers and staff at all levels.

  • Enlightened leadership

    A regular practice of meditation fosters leadership that is responsive rather than reactive.

  • Less stress, more resilience

    Regular meditators face complex, stressful, and changing situations with greater resilience and clarity of mind.

Inquire about bringing this program to your firm


Being Alone Together:
Solitude & Community

WCCM international silent meditation retreat
at Monte Oliveto, Siena, Italy.
2 June to 9 June 2018

Open to all, the WCCM international retreat has been held in this place of beauty and peace for 30 years and leads its participants into a deeper and more peaceful place from which to continue their life’s work and journey.

Inquire about Bonnevaux

Meditation and Healing

Dates in 2018 to be announced
Bere Island, County Cork, Ireland

Retreat led by Laurence Freeman OSB with Dr Barry White. Each morning there will be a session led by Laurence Freeman on the relationship between healing and meditation with particular emphasis on the needs and vocation of the healer. In the afternoon the session will be led by Barry White with the shared exploration of some wisdom texts and time for discussion.

  • A tranquil location

    Bere Island is a spectacularly beautiful, sparsely populated island off the southwest coast of Ireland, and is the venue for retreats conducted by the World Community for Christian Meditation at various times during the year.

  • Practice and guidance

    The retreat is designed for people new to meditation as well as those who have begun to meditate and wish to strengthen it as part of their daily lives. Some opportunities for personal consultation will also be available.

Inquire about Bere Island

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