Callings

In Search of an Authentic Life
June 12 – 14

BOONE, NC

Gregg Levoy
Gregg Levoy
June 12 – 14
Tuition:
$330
Add 2 nights of room and meals.
June 12 – 14
June 14, 2020 1:00 pm
Retreat Type
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
SpiritualSpiritual
Retreat Goals
Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development

Description

Callings are urgings from the deep self that tell you what is truly real to you. They pull you towards what really matters — and draw you towards awakenings, course-corrections, and powerful authenticity.

In this experiential retreat with the highly respected Gregg Levoy, author of one of the top rated career publications Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life, you will join a community of fellow seekers to listen for and respond to your callings. You might be called to make a career change or creative leap, to take on a new role or let go of an old one; to launch a new venture, or simply change course in some way.

What wants to emerge in your life right now?

Through dyad and small group work, discussion, guided visualization, brainstorming, self-reflection and more, you will:

  • Boldly lean into important questions, such as; What does your calling ask of you? How do you tell the true call from the false? What happens when you say yes?
  • Learn how to handle your resistance to callings in order to move forward with motivation and determination
  • Discover new clarity regarding your direction and purpose in life

You will go home with a clear sense of what is truly calling you, and an action plan for bringing those calls to fruition.

This program is open to all, and may be of particular interest to those working within the fields of career development and coaching as well as those who are personally searching for a sense of direction.

Presenters

Gregg Levoy

Gregg Levoy is the author of Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life, rated among the Top 20 Career Publications by the Workforce Information Group; and Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion. 

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

Callings: In Search of an Authentic Life

June 12–14, 2020

Your Program Session Times (subject to change)

Friday 7:30–9:00 pm

Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm;  2:00–5:00 pm; 8:00–9:00 pm

Sunday 9:30–11:30 am (Room check-out is 11:00 am; luggage can be held at reception)

General Information

Arrival Day
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)

Mealtimes
7:30–9:30 am Breakfast
12:00–2:00 pm Lunch (included on your departure day)
6:00–7:30 pm Dinner

Optional Activities

Apart from the activities in your program schedule, we offer the following optional complementary activities. (Please join only if your program schedule permits.)

7:30–8:30 amHatha Yoga Class | Gita Hall; during program dates only.
9:45–10:45 am and 4:15–5:15 pmHatha Yoga Class | Sattva Studio
11:00 am–12:00 pmMind and Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
1:30–2:00 pmYoga Nidra | Sattva Studio; Saturdays and Sundays only.
2:00–3:15 pmProperty Tour | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
1:30–2:30 pm and 3:00–4:00 pmGuided Nature Walk | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
5:30–6:00 pmGuided Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
7:30–8:15 pmMeditative Chant/Kirtan | Gita Hall
8:30–10:00 pmBonfire | Below Veda 2 Weather permitting; Saturdays only.

Ayurveda Spa Appointments (Additional Cost)
Hours: 9:00 am–6:30 pm daily
We invite you to also make reservations at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Spa prior to arrival in order to ensure availability. Please call 828-264-8382 for details.

Clay Studio Appointments
Our Clay Studio is open Thursday–Sunday; Hand-building classes and Throwing classes are available by appointment. Clay pieces can be glazed and shipped home as well (additional cost). 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, North Carolina 28607

Discover deep rest and rejuvenation in our tranquil sanctuary set amidst 380 pristine acres high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina—the perfect place to begin your journey to wellness.

NOTE Avoid using GPS—it will take you up a private road to a locked gate.  Please use the directions provided on this site.

Distance from Nearest Airport

Two hours by car without traffic

FAQs

For room reservations, spa 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.

Tuition
$330
Add 2 nights of room and meals.

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