Wellness Wisdom and Yoga Immersion Weekend

Nurture Your Healthiest Self

Amber Shadwick

Boone, North Carolina

Aug 9 – 11
August 11, 2019 1:00 pm
Retreat Type
Self DiscoverySelf Discovery
SpiritualSpiritual
Retreat Goals
Get HealthyGet Healthy
Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development

Description

It is time to retreat back to the best version of you.

 

Nourish your mind, body, and spirit; and cultivate greater resilience during this blissful weekend.

 

The Wellness Wisdom and Yoga Immersion Weekend has been expertly crafted to nurture your journey to improved health and well-being. With dedicated support and transformative practices, the voyage to enhanced and sustainable health and well-being will feel simple and easy to integrate into everyday life.

Through yoga, breathwork, meditation, lectures and discussion, you will:

  • Create freedom and strength within your body and mind
  • Discover the fundamentals of self-care, including the basics of Ayurveda and how to integrate nourishing practices into your daily life
  • Learn actionable stress management techniques
  • Co-create a personalized Ayurvedic daily lifestyle plan

You will take home key wellness and self-care strategies to inspire a vibrant and resilient life.

 

Items to bring: Yoga clothing/comfortable attire, reusable water bottle, personal sweat towel and yoga mat (if preferred), journal/notebook and the desire to live the best version of you!

 

Open to all.

Presenters

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Amber Shadwick

Amber Shadwick is a yoga practitioner and teacher; wellness expert; and Ayurvedic specialist. She holds an esteemed reputation in the wellness industry and has created multiple destination wellness and yoga programs, offering a profound experience of transformative practices. Amber was formerly a founding member and Director of Program Development at Skyterra Wellness.  Learn more at: www.ambershadwick.com

Rooms & Pricing

All options include daily vegetarian meals from dinner on the night of check-in through lunch on the day of check-out. (Rates below are Per Person)

Private Hotel Room

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$285/Night/Per Person

The private hotel room features either a king bed or two full beds, a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, a private bath and complimentary wifi.

Shared Hotel Room (2 People)

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$224/Night/Per Person

The shared hotel room features either a king bed or two full beds, a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, private bath and complimentary wifi. One other person of the same gender will share the room with you.

 

Private Retreat Room

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$233/Night/Per Person

The private retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi.

Shared Retreat Room (2 People)

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$190/Night/Per Person

The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi. One other person of the same gender will share the room with you. 

 

Shared Retreat Room (3 People)

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$165/Night/Per Person

The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi. Up to two more people of the same gender will share the room with you.

 

Schedule

Wellness Wisdom and Yoga Immersion Weekend 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH 

ARRIVALS 3 PM Check- in 

6 PM – 7 PM Dinner 

7 PM – 7:20 PM Guest Orientation 

7:30 PM – 9 PM Opening Circle and Practice 

9 PM Rest 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Optional Hatha Yoga Class (AOLRC Staff) 

7:30 AM- 9:30 AM Breakfast 

9:30 AM – 11 AM Yoga Workshop (Amber) 

11 AM – 12:30 PM Ayurvedic Living Workshop (Amber) 

12:30 PM – 2 PM Lunch 

1:30 PM – 2 PM Yoga Nidra (Geeta Hall) AOLRC Staff – Encouraged to Attend 

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Resilience Workshop (Amber) 

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Yoga Workshop (Amber) 

5:30 PM – 6 PM Guided Meditation (Geeta Hall) AOLRC Staff – Encouraged to Attend 

6 PM – 7 PM Dinner 

7:30 PM – 8:15 PM Kirtan / Meditative Chant (Geeta Hall) AOLRC Staff – Encouraged to Attend 

8:30 PM – 10 PM Community Bonfire (Below Veda 2; Weather Permitting- Saturday’s Only) 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11TH 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Optional Hatha Yoga Class (AOLRC Staff) 

7:30 AM- 9:30 AM Breakfast 

9 AM – 10:30 AM Yoga Workshop (Amber) 

10:30 AM – 11 AM Closing Circle (Amber) 

11 AM Check-out / All luggage out of rooms; Luggage can be held at reception 

12 PM – 2 PM Lunch 

DEPARTURES After Lunch 

August 9th-11th, 2019

Your Program Session Times (subject to change)

Arrival Day 7:30-9:00 pm

Daily 9:30 am-12:30 pm;  2:00-4:00 pm

Departure Day 9:00-11:00 am (Room check-out is 11 am; Luggage can be held at reception)

General Guest Information

We hope you enjoy your stay with us at the Art of Living Retreat Center. While here, we invite you to immerse in the quiet peace of the Blue Ridge Mountains and connect with yourself. Apart from the activities in your program schedule, there are also opportunities to join daily yoga and meditation classes, restorative Ayurvedic spa treatments, guided hiking trails, pottery classes, evening Kirtans, the outdoor labyrinth or the weekly Bonfire. Here are more details for your stay:

Arrival Day

3:00 pm Check-in begins; Rooms are ready by 3:00pm, but if you arrive early we will hold luggage at Reception.

6:00-7:00 pm Dinner

7:00-7:20 pm Guest Orientation Session (Venue: Dining Hall)

Optional Complimentary Activities (Please join only if above mentioned Program schedule permits)

7:30-8:30 am Hatha Yoga Class (Venue: Geeta Hall) During Program Dates only

9:45-10:45 am/4:15-5:15 pm Hatha Yoga Class (Venue: Geeta Hall)

11:00 am-12:00 pm Mind and Meditation Session (Venue: Geeta Hall)

1:30-2:00 pm Yoga Nidra (Venue: Geeta Hall) Saturdays and Sundays only

2:00-3:15 pm Property Tour (Starts at Reception) Saturdays only

1:30-2:30 pm/3:00-4:00 pm Guided Nature Walk (Starts at Reception) Saturdays only

5:30-6:00 pm Guided Meditation Session (Venue: Geeta Hall)

7:30-8:15 pm Meditative Chant/Kirtan (Venue: Geeta Hall)

8:30-10:00 pm Bonfire (Below Veda 2; Weather permitting) Saturdays Only

Mealtimes

7:30-9:30 am Breakfast

12:00-2:00 pm Lunch (included on your departure day)

6:00-7:30 pm Dinner

Ayurveda Spa Appointments

We invite you to also make reservations at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Spa before arrival, in order to ensure availability. Please call (828) 264-8382 for details.

Our Clay Studio is open Thu-Sun; Hand-building classes and Throwing classes are available by appt. Clay pieces can be glazed and shipped back as well. Please contact our front desk to make an appointment.

Actual schedules and venues may vary; Please confirm with Front Desk upon check-in

Location

639 Whispering Hills Rd, Boone, NC 28607

Discover deep rest and rejuvenation in a pristine natural setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina. Set amidst 380 acres of pristine forest high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a tranquil sanctuary. The perfect place to begin your journey to wellness. *NOTE* Please avoid using GPS…It will take you up a private road to a locked gate.  Use directions provided on this site.

Distance from Nearest Airport

2 Hours by car without traffic

FAQs

For room reservations & spa retreats, we have a 24 hour cancellation policy.
For all other retreats, please be sure to check the registration page specific to that retreat.

Happiness Retreat Cancellation Policy:

Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) up to eight days before your program or stay.
Nonrefundable credit toward a future AOLRC program or stay (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any AOLRC program or stay for one year following the date of issue.
No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day; if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.
AOLRC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If AOLRC cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions.
 
If a participant attends no sessions of the course, the course registration and full course fee can be transferred to another course of the same course type within 60 days after the end of the course originally registered for. If a participant is unable to finish the course s/he can take another course of the same course type for no additional fee.

To encourage a healthy environment we ask that guest to not consume alcohol or meat in our public spaces, however guests may enjoy these items in their rooms. That being said our property is always smoke-free.

Yes, we ask that guests with food allergies simply inform us so we can communicate those needs to our chef. Typically we label potential allergens such as gluten, dairy and nuts.

Tuition
$295
Add 2 nights of lodging and meals

Art of Living Retreat Center

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