Reflections on the 2017 West Coast GS Retreat

It was with some trepidation that I (Beth) approached our second annual West Coast Generous Space Retreat at Camp Squeah in Hope, BC.

I tend to approach the second time doing something with the pressure of the expectations established the first time around, and the drive to make it even better. I knew we had 65 people registered, 45 of whom had never attended our retreats, and some had no prior relationship with the Generous Space community or experience with our postures for relating, which felt daunting. And while I was extraordinarily grateful to have my colleagues Eric and Danice helping me plan and run the retreat, I knew it would be our first time doing so without our fearless executive director, Wendy,