Blue Ridge mountains in BooneWould you like to express yourself creatively? Are you interested in what a spiritual life might mean to you?

Do you dare to think and live “outside of the box”, living a more authentic life and becoming the best version of yourself?

Well then, be bold and come celebrate the joys of intuitive art and The Sacred Path of Awakening, living life consciously. We will paint, dance, hold a sacred fire ceremony, walk a labyrinth, share, meditate and dive deep within to reawaken our internal flame.

Marina will inject you with a spark of love and the desire to live a fulfilled and profound life. She is deeply rooted herself and wild to the bone.

The Intuitive Art and Spirituality Experience

Marina guides you to the knowing that you are loved by forces we cannot begin to understand. During this retreat, you’ll experience:

·       Meditation

·       Dance

·       Walking the Labyrinth

·       Participating in a fire ceremony

·       Sharing, daring, releasing and connecting

·       Group discussion

·       Creating art

Join us in this phenomenal location and plant the seeds on your Sacred Path to Awakening. Through experiencing the brother/sisterhood that develops in this retreat, you’ll understand on a deeper level that everybody is unique, important, and that you are never alone.

This retreat is for women and men of all walks of life, backgrounds and religions.


About the teacher

Marina Ziel: Marina Ziel was born and raised in Paramaribo, Suriname, in a multicultural and multiracial society. Her mother was from Puerto Rico, and her father was Dutch from Holland. Unlike most white people living in Suriname, when she was little her mother took the children to the jungle for vacations. They bathed in the river (with piranhas) and slept in hammocks under a thatch roof, near the village of the bushpeople.

Having lived on several continents in different countries she learned to speak four languages. Her work has been very varied and has always been about connecting with people.
She has worked as a flight attendant with KLM, in marketing, in sales and in real estate. For about 4 years she was a radio DJ where she had her own show.

In 2005 she learned the art of dowsing and 2006 had a professional training in geobiology and ecological construction in Bretagne, France. Marina is still active in the field and also offers lectures on geobiology and electromagnetic fields. Since five years she is into shamanism and feels a strong connection to this practice. Marina has studied and practiced gnostic anthropology for four years in Lyon, France. For the past twenty eight years Marina has been living in France. Four years ago she started facilitating workshops, in Europe and in the United States.

Marina Painting
A painting by Marina Ziel



15:00 Welcome, presentation of the workshop.

15:30 Sharing round.

16:00 Smudging (explanation given).

16:30 Welcome exercise between participants.

17:00 Opening Ceremony.

17:30 Installation in rooms.

18:00 Dinner.

19:00 AOLRC Orientation

20:00 I am, I see (with a partner).

20:30 Dance who you are.

21:00 End.


09:30 Morning protection meditation.

10:00 Sharing round

10:30 Art, painting activity

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Mirror Image, Mirror Dance (exercise)

15:00 Fear in the hat, dance your fear.

16:00 Break

16:30 Names and adjectives.

17:00 Heart to Heart (exercise with partner).

17:30 Dance your joy.

18:00 Dinner

20:00 Transformational Fire Ceremony.


09:30 Morning Healing Meditation.

10:00 Sharing Round.

10:30 The inner child (exercise), dance your inner child.

11:00 Painting activity.

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Water Ceremony.

15:00 Names and adjectives.

15:30 The Four Agreements.

16:00 Sharing round and Closing Ceremony.


Date & Time

Starts: Oct 19, 2018 03:00 PM

Ends: Oct 21, 2018 05:00 PM


Marina Ziel


Early Bird Special of $437 through Aug 1
Includes room, meals, and tuition
Otherwise starting at $487

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