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Pilgrimage: Transformation through Travel, A Courage & Renewal Workshop

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hamilton's Grill Room - Lambertville, NJ

December 13, 2017
Wed 6 pm to 9pm

Hamilton’s Grill Room
Lambertville, New Jersey

$40 per person
(includes tax & gratuity)

Click to register now

Register by December 13th

Is walking the Pilgrimage of El Camino de Santiago, Spain on your ‘Bucket List’?

Are your facing questions of life transition, life purpose, direction, and meaning and wanting space to purposefully reflect in a beautiful setting, enjoy connectedness and community with like-minded people, and nurture body, mind, and spirit?

Do you want your travel to align with your values?

Are you curious about the Courage & Renewal® Approach to exploring your ‘inner life’?

Join me for Pilgrimage: Transformation through Travel, A Courage & Renewal  Workshop at Wednesdays for Women and enjoy a sneak preview of Walk in Beauty: Pilgrimage of El Camino de Santiago, Spain, October 8-20, 2018.

Savor a fabulous three-course farm-to-table meal at the soulful, rustic, and elegant Hamilton’s Grill Room, in a secluded courtyard along the flowing canal by the Delaware River.

Make new friends and learn little known facts about this epic pilgrimage.

Meet Your Speaker

Valerie Brown is an international retreat leader, writer, leadership coach, and Principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC, specializing in application and integration of mindfulness in daily life (  She transformed her high-pressure, 21-year career as a lawyer lobbyist, representing educational institutions and nonprofits, to human-scale work with leaders and teams to foster trustworthy and authentic connections.  Valerie’s books include, The Road that Teaches:  Lessons in Transformation through Travel (QuakerBridge Media, 2012) and The Mindful School Leader:  Practices to Transform Your Leadership and School (Corwin, 2014), named one of the ‘best books on courage’ in 2014 by the Center for Courage & Renewal®.  She has studied and practiced mindfulness in the Plum Village tradition since 1995 and was ordained in the Order of Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh in 2003.  Valerie is a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and a certified Kundalini yoga teacher.  Her extensive training includes the Center for Courage & Renewal®, the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care & Society, the Center for Compassion Focused Therapy, the Ojai Foundation, the C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology, The Leadership Circle™ Profile, and Chestnut Hill College (PA) in Holistic Spirituality.

About Our Venue

Warm, soulful, and sophisticated, Hamilton’s Grill Room remains one of the most romantic and unique restaurants in the Northeast, featuring the finest of farm to table ingredients from local purveyors.

Registration & Fees

Cost:  $40 per person (includes tax & gratuity).

How to Register: Please email Judy Detrano ( by December 13th to register.  Participation is limited to 40 people.

Questions about this interactive dinner talk? Contact…

Valerie Brown at

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