Align and Restore Retreat & Training

A Whole System Reset
April 12–17

BOONE, NC

Whitney Wilkerson and Laura Terry

Whitney Wilkerson and Laura Terry

April 12–17
Tuition:
$525
Add 5 nights of lodging and meals.
April 12–17
April 17, 2020 12:00 pm
Retreat Type
Meditation & MindfulnessMeditation & Mindfulness
Professional Development & TrainingsProfessional Development & Trainings
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
Yoga & Teacher TrainingsYoga & Teacher Trainings

Description

 

CEUs available for Yoga Alliance–registered teachers and trainers.

 

Experience what it feels like to be grounded, open, flexible, strong, and stable as Whitney Wilkerson and Laura Terry guide you in cultivating a greater awareness of—and ease in—your body. This whole-system reset will bring the body into balance using physical therapy informed techniques, gentle movement, somatic exploration, and tools that calm the mind.

 

Over the course of the week, you will experience

  • Therapeutic yoga to nourish the nervous system
  • Movement classes to strengthen and energize the body
  • Accessible and supportive breathwork for calm and balance
  • Guided meditation techniques to develop tools for resilience and healing
  • Facilitated group discussion to support setting compassionate and realistic intentions for daily self-care practices.

You’ll take home new knowledge and a set of practices and strategies to find balance in body and mind every day.

 

This program is open to everyone; all levels of yoga experience. It is appropriate for individuals seeking a nourishing retreat focused on self-care, as well as yoga teachers, movement educators, bodyworkers, and physical therapists looking to expand their skill-set and incorporate additional tools into their professional practices. This retreat may be of particular benefit to caregivers in need of R&R.

 

CEUs available for Yoga Alliance–registered teachers and trainers.

Presenter

Whitney Wilkerson

Whitney Wilkerson, E-RYT,  is a speaker, facilitator, and coach who uses the creative application of Gestalt, the principles of Positive Psychology, and a somatically driven toolbox in her private practice, workshops, and retreats. She is a Duke University integrative medicine–certified health coach, National Board–certified health and wellness coach, and a Gestalt facilitator. Whitney is also certified in Let Your Yoga Dance® (Embodied Positive Psychology), Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®, Love Light Yin Yoga®, Love Your Brain Yoga®. and Healer Within™ Medical Qigong. Her work supports building and maintaining physical, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being through dialogue, mindfulness, movement, and play.   Find out more at www.balancethroughmovement.com

Laura Terry

Laura Terry has been a practicing Physical Therapist for 20 years, and a yoga teacher for 10 years. She runs her own private practice offering Yoga and Physical Therapy, and she teaches regular workshops, classes, and continuing education courses.

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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$240/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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$194/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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$210/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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$175/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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$155/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

Align & Restore: A Whole System Reset

With: Whitney Wilkerson & Laura Terry (Balance Therough Movement Team)

April 12th-17th, 2020

Sunday – Arrival Day
4:00 pm – Check-in

6:00 pm – 7 pm – Dinner

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

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Program Session

Monday

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga

7:30 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Program Session 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Program Session

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Free Time*

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner

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

Tuesday

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga

7:30 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 am – 12:30 pm –  Program Session 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Program Session

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Free Time*

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner

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

Wednesday

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga

7:30 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Program Session 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Free Time* (time to utilize the spa facilities or the pottery classes or hiking)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner

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

Thursday

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Morning Yoga

7:30 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Program Session 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Program Session

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Free Time*

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner

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

Friday – Departure Day
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
$525
Add 5 nights of lodging and meals.

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