Join us for this exciting program for corporate professionals hosted by the Transformational Leadership for Excellence (TLEX) Institute and participate in an exclusive session and Q&A with Art of Living Founder, spiritual leader, and global humanitarian, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
Enhance your self-leadership skills through TLEX’s unique approach—rooted in the restorative tools of mindfulness, meditation, breathwork, and wisdom—to reframing the challenges and distractions of today’s work environment.
Developed globally in the field over the last 35 years, TLEX practices have transformed “business as usual” for multiple companies, universities, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. During the SKY Immersion Retreat, you learn the practical, evidence-based tools of breathwork and meditation—including a personal home practice—and empirically validated approaches for personal and transformational leadership. The cornerstone of the TLEX SKY Immersion Retreat is TLEX’s innovative and proprietary breathing-based technique, SKY*. Research and more than 100 studies indicates that the SKY technique
- Reduces stress
- Benefits the immune system
- Bolsters brain function
- Increases social connection
- Enhances overall health and well-being.
*For more details on the SKY technique, visit Research on SKY Technique.
This is a unique opportunity to step away from deadlines and day-to-day responsibilities to reconnect with yourself and other leaders in corporate, nonprofit, and public sectors—all against the backdrop of the expansive setting, stunning views, delicious food, and comfort of the 380 acres of forest of the Art of Living Retreat Center nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina. Participants will also have access to an array of services including the Shankara Ayurveda Wellness, yoga and meditation classes, and walking trails.
You’ll be transformed, empowered with a calm and clear mind, increased resilience, refined perspectives, and enhanced clarity and creativity, forming a strong foundation to connect with yourself, with others, and with purpose.
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. srisriravishankar.org
Ajay Tejasvi, an international leadership and political science scholar and artificial intelligence engineer, serves as TLEX President and Board Member. A certified international leadership trainer, he has supported corporations and students across 30 countries sharing self-management and wellness techniques to support a healthy, happy and productive life. …
Jennifer Stevenson began her meditation journey in Tokyo, Japan, more than 20 years ago and maintains a daily practice to this day. She believes that the breath can enable anyone to discover deep connection and thrive. …
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST) unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, July 5
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.
7:00–9:30 pm Evening Session
Wednesday, July 6
10:00 am–1:00 pm Morning Session
3:00–5:00 pm Evening Sessions
Thursday, July 7
10:00 am–1:00 pm Morning Session and checkout.
Actual schedule may vary; please confirm with Front Desk at check-in.
On-Campus Program FAQs
Unless otherwise indicated, our programs are open to participants 18 years of age and older.
- 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.
To encourage a healthy environment we ask that guests 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.
We do have lodging and event venues that are ADA-compliant. Due to the topography of our mountain campus, some are easier to access than others, so please speak to Guest Services (800.392.6870) prior to registering to ensure we can best accommodate your needs. We also have shuttles that run frequently throughout the campus.
Boone, NC 28607
Discover deep rest and rejuvenation on our tranquil mountaintop campus set amidst 380 acres of pristine forest in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina.