Self-Care Retreat for Empaths and Sensitive People

 
May 29–31

BOONE, NC

Dr. Judith Orloff

Dr. Judith Orloff

May 29–31
Tuition:
$365
Add 2 nights of lodging and meals.
May 29–31
May 31, 2020 12:00 pm
Retreat Type
Featured PresentersFeatured Presenters
Meditation & MindfulnessMeditation & Mindfulness
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
Retreat Goals
Boost EnergyBoost Energy
Calm & Clear MindCalm & Clear Mind
Self-CareSelf-Care

Description

Join Dr. Judith Orloff for a special self-care retreat for empaths, highly sensitive people, and everyone with an open, caring heart who is prone to overwhelm and burnout. You’ll have the opportunity to network with other empaths, take a break from you daily demands, and focus on your precious  sensitive-self. Dr. Orloff will lead you through balancing meditations to replenish yourself and show you self-protection techniques to keep you centered and strong in the world. She will demonstrate how to work with her new book Thriving as an Empath and its companion workbook The Empath’s Empowerment Journal. You’ll also have a chance to ask her specific questions about your experience as an empath and dialogue with other sensitive souls.

Participants will learn how to

  • Embrace their own unique magic
  • Stop absorbing other people’s stress
  • Deal with overwhelm
  • Balance their personal and social needs
  • Set healthy boundaries
  • Practice self-soothing techniques and self-compassion
  • Prevent sensory overload which can lead to addictions, overeating, anxiety and exhaustion
  • Tune into the elements, seasons, moon phases, and solstices.

Empath’s can’t keep up a busy, non-stop schedule forever without suffering exhaustion or overload. This weekend will be a sacred time of replenishment and sharing that will restore your mind, body, and soul. Being an empowered empath is key to your well-being. More than ever the world needs the gifts you have to offer!

Items to Bring A journal and comfortable clothing. 

Open to everyone; yoga teachers, bodyworkers, and healthcare professionals might find it particularly helpful.

Presenter

Judith orloff

Dr. Judith Orloff

Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times best-selling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Her new book Thriving as an Empath along with its companion The Empath’s Empowerment Journal offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people. …

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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$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

Self-Care Retreat for Empaths and Sensitive People
May 29–31, 2020

Your Program Session Times
(subject to change)
Friday 7:30-9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm and 2:00–4:00 pm
Sunday 9:30–11:30 pm (Room checkout is 11:00 am; luggage can be held at reception)

General Information

Arrival Day
4:00 pm Check-in begins; Rooms are ready by 4:00 pm, but if you arrive early we will hold your luggage at Reception.
6:00–7:00 pm Dinner
7:00–7:20 pm Guest Orientation Session (Venue: Dining Hall)

Mealtimes
7:30–9:30 am Breakfast
12:00–2:00 pm Lunch (included on your departure day)
6:00–7:30 pm Dinner

Optional Activities

Apart from the activities in your program schedule, we offer the following optional complementary activities. (Please join only if your program schedule permits.)

7:30–8:30 amHatha Yoga Class | Gita Hall; during program dates only.
9:45–10:45 am and 4:15–5:15 pmHatha Yoga Class | Sattva Studio
11:00 am–12:00 pmMind and Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
1:30–2:00 pmYoga Nidra | Sattva Studio; Saturdays and Sundays only.
2:00–3:15 pmProperty Tour | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
1:30–2:30 pm and 3:00–4:00 pmGuided Nature Walk | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
5:30–6:00 pmGuided Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
7:30–8:15 pmMeditative Chant/Kirtan | Gita Hall
8:30–10:00 pmBonfire | Below Veda 2 Weather permitting; Saturdays only.

Ayurveda Spa Appointments (Additional Cost)
Hours: 9:00 am–6:30 pm daily
We invite you to also make reservations at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Spa prior to arrival in order to ensure availability. Please call 828-264-8382 for details.

Clay Studio Appointments
Our Clay Studio is open Thursday–Sunday; Hand-building classes and Throwing classes are available by appointment. Clay pieces can be glazed and shipped home as well (additional cost). Please contact our Front Desk to make an appointment.

Actual schedules and venues may vary; Please confirm with Front Desk upon check-in.

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
$365
Add 2 nights of lodging and meals.

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