Ely Community Education


In this one-day retreat, there will be a combination of talks, guided meditation, and silent sittings. We will explore Breath Meditations, Body Awareness, Joyful Movement, Meditations with Intention, and Creating Your Own Personal Ritual.—


Class Details

Saturday, June 11th.

 9:00 am- to -4:30pm  in the church fellowship hall

 Location: Downstairs of the Ely Presbyterian Church, 226 E Harvey St., Ely, MN (elevator accessible please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 Cost: $10

About The Instructor


Holly E. Brodt

Holly E. Brodt is a long-time meditation practitioner. She is a retired St. Paul Police Officer, has a Degree in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University, and is a Certified Police Peer Counselor. She has been a member of the Arrowhead Critical Incident Stress Management Team for over 9-years and is the Arrowhead CISM Outreach Education Coordinator.

Holly also created her own programs and company: Resiliency P.O.W.E.R. Education. She offers Stress Management and Resiliency Building education and more to emergency, public safety, and medical personnel, as well as high-stress organizations

Jean Gendreau

In her travels, Jean Gendreau has meditated with Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jews, Native Americans, atheists, and people who see nature as God’s true home. She believes that the light of the Divine shines in every person. She has lived in north India and especially enjoys chatting with villagers who do not speak any English. For many years she taught writing and English as a Second Language and she has published essays, fiction, and poetry. A mother and grandmother, she enjoys singing, playing viola, and baking weird but delicious cookies.


600 East Harvey Street
Ely, MN 55731


Phone: (218) 365-6166
Fax: (218) 365-6138