Exploring the Edges of the Human Experience

Do you ever wonder why you’re here on this earth? Do you crave a deeper sense of connection — and do you want to learn how to use your uniqueness to create change in the world?

In this immersive weekend, inspiring teachers will show you how to find that powerful place where your human self meets your Superhuman self. You will discover your own power to spark change — within yourself, in your community, and in the wider world.

Practices and classes will include:
– Guided Meditation
– Network Care
– Yoga
– Qigong
– Crystal Bowl Healing
– Fire Ceremony

By the end of the course you will embody courage, confidence, and passion. You will have a series of tools to take home with you so that you can show up with renewed, bold presence in every aspect of life.

Open to anyone with a yearning to explore deeper levels of wholeness and awakening.

This event is a fundraiser for the School of Wholeness and Enlightenment, an organization dedicated to providing spiritual education with a grounding in cutting-edge science, with the intention of supporting a new paradigm of divine conscious awareness. You can find out more about the school at http://www.soweglobal.com/.

Dr. Brian T. Lumb is committed to his life’s passion and purpose of assisting people to BE who they truly are and bring their unique gifts to the world. He has experience working with thousands of people for over two decades his clients transform their trauma and stress into ease, vitality, and fulfillment.

He works with high profile clients including Tony Robbins, providing care for Tony at his live events all over the globe. His most current creation — Genius Generation — assists entrepreneurs, business owners and top performers to access their Genius and live as aligned, authentic, and energized leaders.

Dr. Chelsea Rae Verslues was born with a deep love for Earth’s flora, fauna, humanity, and the harmonious thriving of ALL.

She is devoted to humanity expressing vitality, wholeness, and the life they are born to live because THAT is the medicine for our world. She has traveled and worked and healed her way to Asheville and now delivers empowering, life-changing Network Care to her tribe at Nourish & Flourish!

Deborah Mills is the founder and director of Soul Focused Healing and the School of Wholeness and Enlightenment . A gifted healer, spiritual guide and international teacher, Deborah assists people in awakening to deeper levels of their Divine Essence and purpose, navigating from the limitations of the personality into the freedom of the Soul.

Deborah is dedicated to the evolution of the heart and soul of humanity and the Completion of the Plan of Light on Earth.

Cathy Blair lives by and honors the cycles and rhythms of Mother Earth. She has a gift of lifting  humanity into the next octave of the Soul and Universal Love through the power and harmonics of the crystal singing bowls.

Pete Shea isa professor, author and practitioner of the Daoist healing arts including acupuncture, bodywork, and qigong. Peter enjoys sharing embodied multi-dimensional practices and philosophy and brings a peaceful clarity and wisdom to his work.

Joe Taft is a certified yoga instructor who has dedicated himself to asana practice since 1995. He infuses his classes with life-affirming philosophy, values, and lighthearted humor. Joe believes in the practice of yoga to heal, empower and transform lives for people at all levels.

Retreat: Hotel Room Single
Rate includes King Bed or Two Full Beds, flat screen TV, wifi, refrigerator, private bath, daily vegetarian meals.


Retreat: Hotel Room Double Sharing

Rate includes King Bed or Two Full Beds*, Room will be shared with a maximum of 1 other individual.


Retreat: Retreat Room Single

Rate includes Twin Bed, daily vegetarian meals (dinner the night of check-in and breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout your stay.


Retreat: Retreat Room Double Sharing

Rate includes Twin Beds, Room will be shared with a maximum of 1 other individual from the same gender.


Retreat: Retreat Room Triple Sharing

Rate includes Twin Bed, Room will be shared with a maximum of 2 other individuals from the same gender.


Friday, October 19th

3:00 pm – Check-in
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Dinner
7:00 pm – 7:20 pm – AOLRC Orientation – MANDATORY FOR ALL GROUPS
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Program Session

Saturday, October 20th

7:00 am – 8:00 am – Yoga with Joe Taft or Chi Gong with Peter Shea
8:00 am – 8:45 am – Breakfast
9:00 am -10:15 am – Guided Meditation and Activation with Deborah Mills Cathy…and the Crystal bowls
10:30am -1:00 am – Network Entrainments with Brian T. Lumb and Chelsea Rae Versleus
1;00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Group Program Session
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Free Time*
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner
7:30 pm – 8:15pm – Fire Ceremony with Brian T Lumb

Sunday, October 21st

7:00 am – 8:00 am – Yoga or Chi Gong
8:00 am – 8:45 am – Breakfast
9:00 am -10:00 am – Guided Meditation with the crystal bowls
11:00 am -1:00 am – Network entrainments
11:00 am – Check-out (luggage may be stored at reception)
1:00 pm – 2:00 – Lunch is included in your stay this day
2:30- 4:00 – Closing…Embodying the shift in your world

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The Art of Living Retreat Center
639 Whispering Hills Rd.
Boone, NC 28607

Phone Number

If you need anything, just give us a call.
Phone: (800)-392-6870

A warning about using GPS!

We do not recommend using your GPS for driving directions, as many roads are incorrectly marked in the navigation system and inputting our address will take you on a wild ride. Instead, we recommend using Google maps (above). Many prefer to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway route only May through October since the road closes often in winter.


Click here to open the map in Google Maps

Nearest Airport

There are several airports within driving distance from the Art of Living Retreat Center:
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC (100 miles).
Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI) in Johnson City, TN (80 miles)
Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, NC (110 miles)


The Hickory Hop shuttle goes from Charlotte airport to Boone five times daily. The cost is $90 per person. Please mention you are going to the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone. Reservations are required, so please book ahead by contacting them directly. (828) 327-2340

Car Rental

Enterprise, Avis, Alamo, Hertz, National and Budget all offer car rentals at Charlotte airport. Please contact the rental company directly for pricing.
Uber: Uber has arrived in Boone. It is often possible to take an Uber from Charlotte airport all the way to the center’s reception. This is a very cost-effective option when traveling with friends or family.

Public Bus

The Mountaineer Express goes from Boone to Charlotte at 9:25am and from Charlotte to Boone at 6pm daily. Please check their schedule for current timings. To reach the Charlotte bus stop, you can take the Cat5 airport express. Once you arrive in Boone, you can take an Uber to the center.

Date & Time

Starts: Oct 19, 2018 07:00 PM

Ends: Oct 21, 2018 04:00 PM


Fundraiser for the School of Wholeness and Enlightenment


Starting at $724
Includes room, meals, tuition

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