Need a refreshing weekend of movement and renewal?  Looking for a form of meditation that puts you in close connection with your body and its movement?  We are fortunate to be able to host Dunya again this year!  Join us for this unique dance meditation experience sponsored by OSU’s Contemplative Studies.

Sufi Dance Meditation Retreat with Dunya McPherson

When: May 18-20, 2018

Who:  Open to all 

Where:  Mary’s River Grange, Philomath, Oregon

Schedule:  Fr evening 7—9:30      Sat 10–6:30 (with midday light lunch break)   Sunday 10—1:30

Fee:  No charge. Suggested donation of $100-200 to cover expenses and support the work of CSI

To Register:  Use this Online Registration Button (starting Feb.20th)  Click Here to Register

More information about event:  Contact Andrea McCullough:   or Audrey Perkins:


Dunya’s Biography:
Dunya Dianne McPherson, BFA, MA, is an acclaimed authority and meditative leader. Juilliard graduate, Sufi Master, and NEA Choreography Fellow, Dunya’s teaching credits include Princeton University, Swarthmore College, New York University, Hunter College , Barnard College, New York Open Center and others. Dunya has her MA in writing and is the author of Skin of Glass: Finding Spirit in the Flesh, a memoir about dance as a spiritual path.


For those unfamiliar with Dunya and her work, follow these links for more info: 

Dunya Dianne McPherson, BFA, MA     Site   Newsletter  Twitter

National Endowment for the Arts Fellow  Author of:  Skin of Glass: Finding Spirit in the Flesh





Audrey Perkins, Coordinator

Contemplative Studies 

Ballard Extension Hall 330G

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-8644

(541) 737-4785