COURSE START DATE: July 6th, 2017 at 6:00pm CHECK IN: 12PM – 4PM • Please make your travel plans accordingly. COURSE ENDS: July 8th, 2017 by 1:00pm CHECK OUT: July 8th, 2017 by 9:00am • Participants may choose to leave after the course is over on July 8th. • If participants would like to attend Guru Purnima Celebrations and stay on at the retreat center, select extra night stay during registration. Register
In today’s racing world, the mind has a tendency to get stuck either in the past or the future. But happiness is here and now. We miss the present moment when we are distracted, regretting yesterday or worried about tomorrow. Yet with practical, self-empowering tools, we can successfully counter the increasing demands of contemporary life.
During our signature Happiness Retreat, you will find out how to access the present and discover your inner power and freedom – not as a concept, but as a direct experience. This is the source of abiding happiness.
Greater sense of happiness and enthusiasm
More ease in interpersonal relations
In the Happiness Retreat, you will learn to master practical tools that can benefit you for the rest of your life. The centerpiece of the Art of Living Happiness Retreat is the Sudarshan Kriya, a powerful technique that uses precise natural rhythms to get you unstuck. You will also learn a form of this practice that you can continue at home for further growth.
Experiences: Helping You Thrive
“I’m much more optimistic about my future. I feel that I’m not alone. I feel happier, more energetic and just better all around. I just feel fulfilled.” – Valerie S.
“I’ve learned from the course to be happy exactly where I’m at at this point in time. I can feel the lightness and the shine in myself – just free and calm. – Vera P.
“The breathing techniques that I learned, particularly the Kriya, I found very calming and very relaxing and something I hope to incorporate into my daily life.” – John S.
Experiencing the Present Moment
In today’s racing world the mind has a tendency to get stuck either in the past or the future. But happiness is here and now. We miss the present moment when we are distracted, regretting yesterday or worried about tomorrow. During the retreat you will find out how to access the present and discover your inner power and freedom – not as a concept, but as a direct experience.
A Retreat in the Mountains
During your stay, you have time for personal R & R also. Whether you want to explore forest trails, enjoy a free pottery class, release stress with a spa therapy or bask in the fresh mountain air, the choice is yours.
Make Your Retreat Extra Special
The Kaya Kalpa add-on combines authentic Ayurveda with the best of the Art of Living for rejuvenation on all levels, body, mind and spirit. Offered at a discounted rate to participants, the recommended Ayurveda treatment for this retreat is an Abhyanga massage (“Abby” for short), followed by a relaxing steam to further release stress.
Independent research has shown Sudarshan Kriya, the key technique of the program, significantly:
Reduces levels of stress
Supports the immune system
Relieves anxiety and depression
Increased levels of antioxidant enzymes which protect us from many diseases and rapid aging. [6, 23, 27]