Write Your Own Story

A Return to Self Healing Retreat
April 30 – May 3, 2020

BOONE, NC

Dr. Shawn Arango Ricks

Dr. Shawn Arango Ricks

April 30 – May 3, 2020
Tuition:
$275
Add 3 nights of lodging and meals.
April 30 – May 3, 2020
May 3, 2020 12:00 pm
Retreat Type
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
SpiritualSpiritual

Description

There is no one else like you in the universe—and there never will be. Who better to write your story than you? You may think that you have been an active participant in the story of your life up until this point, and maybe to a certain extent you have, but writing your story will demand that you step into yourself with a fierce assertiveness. 

 

Shawn Arango Ricks—intuitive healer, counselor, hypnotherapist, and life coach—will guide you back to your true, authentic self using holistic and integrative approaches to healing the mind, body, and spirit. Integral to this retreat will be writing, meditation, sister circles, drumming, shamanic journeying, soul retrieval, and energy healing. You will

 

  • Uncover the subconscious messages that lead to a majority of your actions 
  • Learn how the mind impacts the body
  • Explore techniques to stop and reframe thoughts and shift energy within the body
  • Spend time in a supportive and sharing community of women.

 

This experiential women’s retreat is the opportunity and space for renewing, refilling, and recharging. You’ll take home tools, tips, and techniques to help you better understand your thoughts and how to move through them—finding your way back to you!

 

Items to Bring  A journal.

 

This program is open to women only. 

Testimonials

Presenter

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Dr. Shawn Arango Ricks

Dr. Shawn Arango Ricks is an intuitive healer, licensed mental health and addictions counselor, certified hypnotherapist, and life coach in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has been a nationally invited speaker and facilitator in the areas of mental health, equity, and social justice. 

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

Write Your Own Story

A Return to Self Healing Retreat

With: Dr. Shawn Ricks

April 30, 2020-May 3, 2020

 

Arrival Day (April 30, 2020)


5:00 pm – Check-in

6:00 pm – 7 pm – Dinner

7:00 pm – 7:20 pm – AOLRC Orientation – MANDATORY FOR ALL GROUPS IN DINING HALL

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Opening Circle



Day One (May 1, 2020)

 

8:00 am-10:30 am-Registration

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga (Only Available Thursdays-Sundays)

7:30 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:30am – Welcome/Program Session

10:30 am-11am—Break

11:00 am -12:00pm-Program Session

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Program Session

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Free Time*/Individual Sessions

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm- Meditation (ALC)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner

7:30 pm – 8:15pm – Meditative Chant — Kirtan (optional)



Day Two (May 2, 2020)

 

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga (Only Available Thursdays-Sundays) or Qigong

7:30 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00am –Program Session (Morning Circle)

10:00 am – 10:30 am – Break

10:30 am-12:00 pm—Program Session

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Yoga Nidra (ALC)

2:00pm- 3:30pm – Program Session

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Free Time*/Individual Sessions

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm- Meditation (ALC)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner

8:00pm-9:00pm – Drum Circle



Departure Day (May 2, 2020)


7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga

7:30 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 am -11:30 am – Program Session 

11:00 am – Check-out (luggage may be stored at reception)

12:00 pm – Lunch is included in your stay this day!

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
$275
Add 3 nights of lodging and meals.

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