In alignment with the CDC guidelines, all guests will be required to show proof of vaccination OR a lab-certified Covid-19 test that produced negative results taken within 72 hours of their arrival at the Center when checking in.
Attract the Love of Your Life
Are you ready to meet your soulmate—your partner for life?
Best-selling author Arielle Ford has helped thousands of men and women of all ages (including her 80-year-old mother-in-law) find true love and she wants to share the proven secret to doing this with you.
As a student of love for two decades, having studied with the world’s leading relationship experts, Arielle combines ancient wisdom with a practical approach for manifesting true and lasting love for single men and women of all ages.
In this Workshop, You’ll Discover
- Proven rituals and processes to attract the soulmate of your dreams
- Healing techniques to let go of past heartbreak and remove blocks to love
- Clarity of your needs and desires for manifesting long-term romantic fulfillment
- How to open your heart and connect with the partnership energy of the divine
- Ways to prepare your body, mind, spirit, and home for the arrival of your perfect life partner.
Once you come to realize that “the one” is not only out there but also is looking for you, then true love can be yours.
This program is open to singles only.
Identify and remove the emotional and physical blocks that have held you back from love in the past.
Get completely clear about the kind of partner you want to attract and what you want the relationship to look like.
Bridge the gap between your head and your heart and bring your vibration and vision for love into every cell of your body.
Turn your search for love into a deeply satisfying, magical—and even enjoyable process—every step of the way.
Learn to truly love yourself—so you’ll be willing to let someone else love you, too.
Embody and emit the love, satisfaction, and contentment you seek, so that your soulmate quickly recognizes you as their one true love, too!
A Retreat in the Mountains
During your stay, you have time for personal R & R also. Whether you want to explore forest trails and bask in the fresh mountain air, enjoy a pottery or cooking class, or release stress with a therapeutic Ayurveda treatment, the choice is yours. (Additional fees may apply.)
Make Your Retreat Extra Special
Combine your retreat with authentic Ayurveda for rejuvenation on all levels, body, mind and spirit. The recommended Ayurveda treatment for this retreat is an Abhyanga massage (“Abby” for short), followed by a relaxing steam to further release stress. Pre-requisite: 18 years of age or older.
Arielle Ford is a leading personality in the personal growth and contemporary spirituality movement. For the past 30 years, she has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is a celebrated love and relationship expert, author, and speaker. Her mission is to help people find love, keep love, and be love.
Arielle is a gifted writer and the author of eleven books including the international bestseller, The Soulmate Secret: Manifest The Love of Your Life With The Law of Attraction. Other books include Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate and Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships.
A long-time “student of love,” Arielle regularly presents workshops around the world as well as at centers such as Omega, Kripalu, 1440 Multiversity, Chopra Center, and Esalen. She has been called “the Cupid of Consciousness” and “the Fairy Godmother of Love.” Arielle lives in La Jolla, California, with her husband/soulmate, Brian Hilliard and their feline friends. soulmatesecret.com
Rooms & Pricing
All options include daily vegetarian meals from dinner on the night of check-in through lunch on the day of checkout. (Rates below are per person.)
MANIFEST YOUR SOULMATE
September 24–26, 2021
Subject to change.
Friday 7:30–9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm and 2:00–4:00 pm
Sunday 9:30–11:30 am Room checkout is 11:00 am; luggage may be held at Reception.
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST) unless otherwise noted.
4:00 pm Check-in begins; Rooms are ready by 4:00 pm, but if you arrive early we will hold your luggage at Reception.
6:00–7:00 pm Dinner
7:00–7:20 pm Guest Orientation Session (Venue: Dining Hall)
Actual schedules and venues may vary; please confirm with Front Desk upon check-in.
Apart from the activities in your program schedule, we offer the following optional complementary activities. (Please join only if your program schedule permits.)
9:45–10:45 am Yoga | Thu–Sun
11:00 am–12:00 pm Mind & Meditation | Thu–Sun
1:30–2:15 pm Guided Hike | Assemble at Shankara Reception | Sat
2:30–3:45 pm Ayurveda Cooking Class* | Tulsi Kitchen
Thu: Sweet Treats • Sat: Chef’s Seasonal Recipe
4:15–5:15 pm Yoga | Wed–Sat
5:30–6:00 pm Guided Meditation | Wed–Sat
7:30–8:15 pm Meditative Chants/Kirtan | Wed–Sat
Saturday kirtan is outdoor by the bonfire; weather permitting.
*Included with Wellness Escapes and R&R; Other participants: $35.00/per person
10:00 am–6:00 pm Saturday
Clay Handbuilding $35.00 (1 hour)
Throwing Wheel $45.00 (2 hours)
Hours: 9:00 am–6:30 pm daily
We invite you to also make reservations for consultations, therapies, and treatments at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Wellness prior to arrival in order to ensure availability. Please call 828-264-8382 for details. Additional cost.
On-Campus Program FAQs
For room reservations, Ayurveda Wellness Retreats, and Art of Living Retreat Center (AOLRC) signature retreats, we have the following 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 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. For all other retreats, please be sure to check the registration page specific to that retreat.
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.
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.
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.