Introduction to the Mindfulness Playbook

8 Strategies for Winning at the Game of Life
June 26 – 28

BOONE, NC

Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell

June 26 – 28
Tuition:
$340
Add 2 nights of lodging and meals.
June 26 – 28
June 28, 2020 12:00 pm
Retreat Type
Meditation & MindfulnessMeditation & Mindfulness
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
Yoga & Teacher TrainingsYoga & Teacher Trainings

Description

Master yogi, meditation coach, and former all-pro NFL player Keith Mitchell leads this powerful program based on his personal experience overcoming the career-ending injury that put him on the path to true health and inner peace. Don’t miss this melding of state-of-the-art sports psychology with ancient mindful practices for healing physically, mentally, and spiritually. 

Keith creates a compassionate, nonjudgmental space for you to learn how to release trauma using mindfulness fundamentals that can be applied in all aspects of your life. You’ll create a strategy to hold intentions no matter what challenges you’re facing, as well as 

  • Advance emotional maturity with authentic group and one-on-one discussions about life’s tough questions
  • Experience mindfulness movement to strengthen the body and mind
  • Explore breathwork and meditation for calmness and self-compassion.

Join Keith as he unravels the mysteries surrounding yoga, meditation, and mindfulness—making them accessible to anyone who wishes to make a positive shift and craft a life of joy, gratitude, and purpose.

This program is open to everyone; all levels of yoga.

Presenter

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Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell is a former All-Pro NFL football player turned internationally renowned celebrity yogi. As a motivational mindfulness coach,  holistic health and wellness advocate, community activist and humanitarian, he is committed to providing holistic tools that help others achieve optimal health, harmony and aliveness to the fullest degree.

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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$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

EVENT NAME

Event Date

Your Program Session Times (subject to change)

Friday 7:30-9:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am–12:30 pm and 2:00–4:00 pm

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

Arrival Day

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

6:00–7:00 pm Dinner

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

Optional Onsite Activities

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:

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-in0

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
$340
Add 2 nights of lodging and meals.

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