Art of Silence with Yoga & Meditation & New Wisdom Series

The Complete Winter Retreat with Gurudev
Dec 21 – 29

BOONE, NC

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Dec 21 – 29
Journey Premium members get $150 discount:
$1,675
Includes Tuition, Room and Board for 8 nights
Early Bird Ends: Dec 13 at 11:55pm PST
After Early Bird end the fee is $1,775
Dec 21 – 29
December 29, 2019 1:00 pm
Retreat Type
Art of LivingArt of Living
Featured PresentersFeatured Presenters
Meditation & MindfulnessMeditation & Mindfulness
Self-DiscoverySelf-Discovery
SpiritualSpiritual
Sri SriSri Sri

Description

ART OF SILENCE WITH YOGA & MEDITATION AND NEW WISDOM SERIES

 

Art of Silence with Sri Sri

The Art of Silence Course provides optimal conditions for going deep within, quieting our mental chatter, and experiencing deep rest and inner peace. The practice of silence—of consciously withdrawing our energy and attention from outer distractions—has been used in different traditions throughout time as a pathway to physical, mental, and spiritual renewal. By participating in various course processes specifically designed to take us beyond our usually active “monkey minds”, we experience an extraordinary sense of peace and renewed energy that we carry home with us. The course features:

  • Rejuvenating yoga
  • Two to three days of guided silence practice
  • Unique guided meditations designed by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  • Advanced breathing techniques which can also be practiced at home after the course
  • Advanced insight on the laws governing our mind and emotions

The course is typically held as a residential retreat in a place of natural beauty and tranquility. It’s no wonder that many course participants refer to it as the ideal vacation for body, mind, and spirit.

Yoga & Meditation 

This program includes daily yoga and meditation sessions (some of these will be led personally by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar).

 

Wisdom Series 

The mind can get lost in countless rabbit holes, of doubt, worry, anger and so on. When the mind gets trapped, what to do? That is when knowledge and wisdom can come to the rescue. 

 

This December, Gurudev will be sharing with us about a powerful wisdom. Sssshhh! It’s a surprise! 

This program will be personally led by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in a series of intimate talks and guided practice. In this combination of two programs, you will explore ways to free the mind and discover your infinite nature, guided in person by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

Please note that Journey Premium members will receive a $150 discount on AOS+Yoga & Meditation + Wisdom series package.  

Prerequisite for AOS+Y&M+Wisdom:

  • The Happiness Program 

Please note that youth courses are only being offered from Dec 24th to Dec 29th. If you require child-care for your kids during Dec 21st to 24th, please fill out this form.

CHECK IN: Dec 21st, 2 pm – 4 pm

COURSE STARTS: Dec 21st, 7:00 pm

COURSE ENDS: Dec 29th, 1 pm

CHECK OUT: Dec 29th, 2 pm

Optional Programs:

Y&M+Wisdom

 AOS 

For More Info Please Call:

828-513-0032 

Presenters

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian and spiritual leader, an ambassador of peace and human values. Through his life and work, Sri Sri has inspired millions around the world with a vision of a stress-free, violence-free world.  He has founded courses that provide techniques and tools to live a deeper, more joyous life and he has established nonprofit organizations that recognize a common human identity above the boundaries of race, nationality, and religion.

Rooms & Pricing

Self Arranged Accommodation

$1,575

Price only Includes Tuition

If you are making your own arrangement to stay please register selecting SELF-ARRANGED Accommodation.

Onsite Hotel Rooms**

$1,575
– Price only Includes Tuition.  Onsite Hotel Room Rates range from $149 – $300 per night
 

If you wish to reserve the Hotel Room located at the ArtLivingving Retreat Center…

  • A limted quantity of rooms, reserved for those registered for courses
  • Please register selecting Hotel Room at Retreat Center accommodation option, then
  • Please fill out the HOTEL ROOM FORM.

Shared Retreat Room (2 People)

$2,055

Includes Tuition, Room and Board

The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath. One other person of the same gender will share the room with you. 

Shared Retreat Room (3 People)

$1,895

Includes Tuition, Room and Board

The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath. Two more people of the same gender will share the room with you.

Shared Retreat Room (4 People)

$1,775

Includes Tuition, Room and Board

The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath.  Three more people of the same gender will share the room with you.

To enhance the experience of your course and events, we highly encourage you to book housing on Center premises. Please note:

  • When you register, please select appropriate housing option.
  • Limited rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Men and women will be housed separately.
  • Limited shared housing are available for physically challenged participants on a first come, first served basis. Please email us at [email protected] for
  • Limited family housing is available on a first come, first serve basis for families with children who are under the age of 18. Please select the FAMILY HOUSING option during your course registration and fill out the family housing form AFTER you register yourself and your family members.
  • If you are making your own arrangement to stay please select SELF-ARRANGED HOUSING option during your registration.

FAMILY HOUSING

  • Please note that the family housing course package includes: course tuition, housing, and meals starting with dinner and ending with breakfast on the registered course check in day through check out day. Please note that three meals will be served each day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • While we will do our best to accommodate your needs, family housing is very limited, and is made available on a first come first served basis without any guarantee of availability.  Please reserve early to ensure availability.
  • Family housing is only applicable to families with minor children under the age of 18.
  • For participants aged 18 years and older, men and women will be housed separately at the Art of Living Retreat Center.
  • All family members staying in family housing should be registered for courses.
  • Housing is provided on a quad sharing basis.
  • Please email [email protected] for more information.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR FAMILY HOUSING (For families with minor children under the age of 18yrs)

  • Please register yourself and your family members for courses. Select the appropriate housing option when you register.
  1. After you register all members of your family, please fill out the FAMILY HOUSING FORM. This will help us assign all members of the family together in a room.
  • Children under 5yrs of age, need to be registered for Angels program but can stay on premises at no charge if they are co-sleeping with the parent.

HOW TO REQUEST A HOTEL ROOM AT THE RETREAT CENTER

If you wish to reserve a Hotel Room located at the Art of living Retreat Center

  • Please register selecting Hotel Room Request at Retreat Center accommodation option.
  • Fill out the HOTEL ROOM FORM. (room prices have been listed in the form)
  • Please note that your course registration does not include your room charges. You will have to pay for the hotel room separately once your hotel room request is approved.
  • Once we receive your form, you will receive a payment link for your hotel reservation. Please note that filling the hotel form does not guarantee hotel accommodation

Hotel Room at Retreat Center Cancellation Policy

  • Written request for hotel room cancellation received up to 7 days before the program start date – Full refund.
  • Written request for hotel room cancellation received 7 days or less before the program start date – Full refund minus one night hotel room charge.
  • No shows – No refunds.

Schedule

Dec 21st-29th 

CHECK IN: Dec 21st, 4 pm – 6 pm

COURSE STARTS: Dec 21st, 7:00 pm

COURSE ENDS: Dec 29th, 1 pm

CHECK OUT: Dec 29th, 2 pm

  • Please make your travel plans according to the check in and check out information. 
  • Please reserve extra night(s) during your registration if you plan to arrive early, or depart later than Dec 29th.

Location

639 Whispering Hills Rd, Boone, NC 28607

Discover deep rest and rejuvenation in a pristine natural setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina. Set amidst 380 acres of pristine forest high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a tranquil sanctuary. The perfect place to begin your journey to wellness. *NOTE* Please avoid using GPS…It will take you up a private road to a locked gate.  Use directions provided on this site.

Distance from Nearest Airport

2 Hours by car without traffic

TRANSPORTATION & PARKING

SHUTTLE SERVICE

  • Airport shuttles are available between Charlotte Airport and Boone.
  • Please arrive at the Charlotte Airport at least one hour before your shuttle departure from CLT to Boone.
  • Pick up will be from Charlotte Airport baggage claim area D.
  • Please take into account the transit time of 2.5 hours between CLT and Boone while you make your flight reservations.
  • Shuttle reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable for another time.

Airport shuttles between Charlotte Airport and Boone:

Options For Dec 21st, 2019

9 am

12 pm

Options For Dec 24th, 2019

9 am

12 pm

Options For Dec 26th, 2019

12 pm

Airport shuttle from Boone to Charlotte Airport:

Options For Dec 24th, 2019

2 pm

Options For Dec 29th, 2019

2 pm

PARKING INFORMATION & PARKING PERMIT

  • Parking at the Retreat Center is available but very limited.
  • Carpooling is strongly encouraged, and parking preference at the center will be given to course participants with 3 or more people per car.
  • Only cars that have a valid parking permit will be allowed to park on center premises.
  • Visit our forums page (coming soon) to find carpool buddies.
  • Security personnel stationed at the center entrance will hand the parking permits upon arrival at the center.
  • Cars without permits or not parked in designated spots will be towed at the owner’s expense.

CARPOOLING FORUMS PAGE: Coming soon

FAQs

Cancellation Policy

  • For written cancellation requests received up to 10 days before the course start date, we will provide a refund of the course fee and expenses, subject to a $100 processing fee.
  • For written cancellation requests received 10 days or less before the program starts, the program expenses are not refundable.  The VVM course fee refundable subject to a $100 cancellation fee
  • No shows: No refunds or credits will be given.

 

Please note:

Any exceptions to the policy e.g. in the case of medical emergency will require a written request along with submission of a letter from a physician or other relevant documentation; and will be considered by the administration once all documentation is provided. Exceptions are not guaranteed.

The course fee cannot be applied towards a future VVM program.

Youth Courses Cancellation Policy

 

  • For written cancellation requests received up to 10 days before the course start date, we will provide a refund of the course fee and expenses, subject to a $100 processing fee.
  • For written cancellation requests received 10 days or less before the program starts, the program expenses are not refundable. The VVM course fee is refundable subject to a $100 cancellation fee.
  • No shows: No refunds or credits will be given.

Hotel Room at Retreat Center Cancellation Policy

  • Written request for hotel room cancellation received up to 7 days before the program start date – Full refund.
  • Written request for hotel room cancellation received 7 days or less before the program start date – Full refund minus one night hotel room charge.
  • No shows – No refunds.

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. That being said our property is always smoke-free.

Journey Premium members get $150 discount
$1,675
Includes Tuition, Room and Board for 8 nights
Early Bird Ends: Dec 13 at 11:55pm PST
After Early Bird end the fee is $1,775

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