Kirtan, Yoga, Storytelling Retreat

with Brenda McMorrow & John de Kadt and featuring the delicious food of Lisa Silverman
(camping and indoor accommodation options available)

Join us in the Berkshire Mountains during stunning peak autumn foliage for:

  • chanting
  • beautiful autumn colors
  • storytelling
  • hiking
  • delicious vegetarian food prepared by chef extraordinaire Lisa Silverman (6 Meals: dinner Friday; breakfast, lunch, dinner Saturday; breakfast and lunch Sunday)
  • gentle yoga and movement
  • bonfires and more

This intimate and beautiful weekend will be held at Middle Way Farm  (345 Lander Rd., Lee, MA, 01238) which features gorgeous panoramic mountain views, hiking trails, a pond and a giant stone circle. Come “tune out and tune in” in this back to nature setting while we slow down and join in these timeless practices that open our hearts.

Friday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m.(arrival) ’til Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m (departure)

Retreat Rates:

-Camping rate (bring your own tent): $390 USD

-Indoor Shared Room: $490 USD

-Indoor Private Room: $575 USD



To register and for more information, please email

Payment can be made through PayPal to:

Simple, beautiful indoor shared or private accommodation

Bonfire Circle

There’s nothing like the Berkshires in Autumn

About your retreat leaders:

Brenda McMorrow and John de Kadt create a powerful and ecstatic Kirtan experience of song and sound, featuring Brenda’s exquisite voice and folk-inspired guitar and John‘s mesmerizing percussion and spoken word. Their music and mystic poetry, along with the sublime steel Hang (pronounced “hung”), take us on a stirring, nourishing and heart opening journey into the world of sacred sound.

John de Kadt:
John de Kadt is a percussionist, storyteller and poet. He has studied and played ethnic hand percussive instruments for over 30 years; studied with percussion masters around the world; and has performed on PBS and NBC. John tours internationally and plays at Yoga festivals, retreats and events across the globe. He has released 5 CD’s and is highly sought after for his unique blending of drums with mystic poetry and the great myths of the world.

Brenda McMorrow:

Devotional Chant Artist Brenda McMorrow travels worldwide sharing her deep devotion to the celebration of our true beings through the joyous practice of Kirtan. She has accompanied Grammy Award winning cellist David Darling and Kirtan musicians such as Jai Uttal, Wah!, David Newman and Dave Stringer and has been invited to Bhakti Yoga Festivals and events across North and South America, Europe and Asia as part of her most recent touring schedule. When not on the Bhakti road, Brenda calls Toronto, Ontario home.
Brenda’s Sri Ma Video with David Darling
Brenda’s Windblown Hanuman Chalisa Video