Becoming Your Vibrant Self
Using Emotional Freedom Technique Tools

Nov 6–8

BOONE, NC

Jan Watkins, JD, MSW

Jan Watkins, JD, MSW

Nov 6–8
Tuition:
$325
Add 2 nights all-inclusive lodging and meals
Nov 6–8
November 8, 2020 1:00 pm
Retreat Type
Featured PresentersFeatured Presenters
Health & AyurvedaHealth & Ayurveda
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
Retreat Goals
Get HealthyGet Healthy
Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development

Description

Are limiting beliefs keeping you from creating the life you want? Learn transformative ways to get past them with psychotherapist and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) expert Jan L. Watkins, contributing author of the Clinical EFT Handbook. In this powerful retreat, you will experience the wonders of the clinically proven self-help method, EFT, and the value of intention to release and replace old beliefs with empowering new ones, clearing the way for your best life possible.

Supported by like-minded souls, the breathtaking setting, and expert coaching in this retreat, you will explore your power through intention and goal setting.Through demonstrations, practice sessions, and guided visualizations, you will move into a higher level of awareness and your most empowered self.

As you release outdated thoughts and patterns in this retreat, you’ll

  • Discover a 5-step process for moving forward in life
  • Experience the emotional balance and clarity of EFT techniques
  • Cultivate applicable strategies to process emotions with ease
  • Gain tools to eliminate unhelpful patterns and reduce reactivity
  • Nurture a greater connection to your intuitive guidance
  • Learn affirmations to identify blocks and strengthen goals.

You’ll leave with an experiential understanding of how to use EFT to feel and release emotions quickly and easily and change any situation for the better. With a sense of wisdom and power, and new tools to move toward your goals with emotional balance and ease to create your best vibrant life.

This experiential workshop is for all levels.

Presenters

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Jan Watkins, JD, MSW

Jan L. Watkins, JD, MSW, is a psychotherapist, coach, and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Expert Practitioner, Trainer and Mentor and contributing author to the Clinical EFT Handbook. Her unique integrative approach combines Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and other energy psychology techniques. Incorporating traditional and non-traditional modalities and her 15 years of experience in EFT, she helps clients work through difficult emotions, including trauma, to release limiting beliefs and eliminate barriers to empowered living. She maintains a private practice in the Washington, DC area and offers trainings and workshops in energy psychology.

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.)

Private Hotel Room

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$319/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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$246/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

Becoming Your Vibrant Self Using Emotional Freedom Technique Tools

November 6–8, 2020

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 9:30-11:30 am (Room check-out is 11 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 am
Hatha Yoga Class | Gita Hall; during program dates only.

9:45–10:45 am and 4:15–5:15 pm
Hatha Yoga Class | Sattva Studio

11:00 am–12:00 pm
Mind and Meditation Session | Sattva Studio

1:30–2:00 pm
Yoga Nidra | Sattva Studio; Saturdays and Sundays only.

2:00–3:15 pm
Property Tour | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.

1:30–2:30 pm and 3:00–4:00 pm
Guided Nature Walk | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.

5:30–6:00 pm
Guided Meditation Session | Sattva Studio

7:30–8:15 pm
Meditative Chant/Kirtan | Gita Hall

8:30–10:00 pm
Bonfire | Below Veda 2 Weather permitting; Saturdays only.

Optional Activities with Additional Fees

To ensure a space, please register for  these activities by calling 800-392-6870 prior to your arrival.

Mindful Painting (1 hour) $25 Sunday Only
Express your creativity through art therapy as you connect your emotions to the art of watercolor painting.

Ayurveda Cooking Class $25 (1 hour) Thursday and Saturday Only
Learn how to best nourish your specific body type and thrive in every season.

Pottery Class $30 (1 hour) Thursday to Sunday
Explore your creativity. Get hands-on experience in throwing on the wheel, hand-building and decorating handmade pots.

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.

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
$325
Add 2 nights all-inclusive lodging and meals

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