Moving with Grace and Ease

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Are you a movement professional? Would you like to deepen your understanding of human anatomy in a holistic format which is directly applicable to your work?

Discover a new approach to anatomy and the Anatomy Trains body map with Tom Myers. You will learn about the role of fascial fabric in physical development, training and movement, as well as building strategic tools (including touch and verbal cues) to support your clients in their physical practice.

Through lectures, experiential movement, partner work and hands on experience, you will:

  • Gain intricate knowledge of fascia and its role in movement and health
  • Learn the BodyReading method for practical assessment
  • Gain actionable tools and cues to support health, alignment, gait, functional movement and intention
  • Understand injury and injury repair in fascial terms
  • Learn how to use breath to support movement
  • Explore developmental movement patterns and their basis for more adult patterning
  • Explore somato-psychology — stress, distress, eustress and the expression of emotion, trauma and retraction in movement

You will take home the skills needed to see and understand bodies, map patterns in the Myofascial meridians, and use manual and movement practices to embody balance, grace and ease.

Open to all, but of particular benefit to movement professionals including yoga teachers, pilates teachers, personal trainers, massage therapists and other bodyworkers.

CE Credit for NCBTMB and PMA.

Bio ImageThomas Myers is the cartographer of Anatomy Trains and the co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance. He is an expert in anatomy with a focus on fascial research and the role of fascia in body training. Along with his faculty, he provides continuing education in Anatomy Trains and holistic myofascial strategies for a variety of movement and manual therapy professionals worldwide, as well as professional certification in Structural Integration based on the Anatomy Trains Myofasical Meridians. Tom studied directly with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller.

Find out more: www.anatomytrains.com

Retreat: Hotel Room Single
Rate includes King Bed or Two Full Beds, flat screen TV, wifi, refrigerator, private bath, Daily Vegetarian Meals (all meals from dinner the night of check-in through lunch the day of check-out)

$279.00/Night



Retreat: Hotel Room Double Sharing

Rate includes King Bed or Two Full Beds, flat screen TV, wifi, refrigerator, private bath, Daily Vegetarian Meals (all meals from dinner the night of check-in through lunch the day of check-out) Room will be shared with a maximum of 1 other individual from the same gender.

$214.00/Night



Retreat: Retreat Room Single

Rate includes Twin Bed, private bath, and Daily Vegetarian Meals (all meals from dinner the night of check-in through lunch the day of check-out)

$225.00/Night



Retreat: Retreat Room Double Sharing

Rate includes Twin Bed, private bath, and Daily Vegetarian Meals (all meals from dinner the night of check-in through lunch the day of check-out) Room will be shared with a maximum of 1 other individual from the same gender.

$185.00/Night



Retreat: Retreat Room Triple Sharing

Rate includes Twin Bed, private bath, and Daily Vegetarian Meals (all meals from dinner the night of check-in through lunch the day of check-out) Room will be shared with a maximum of 2 other individuals from the same gender.

$162.00/Night

Tom Myers Anatomy Trains: Moving with Grace and Ease

May 2nd-5th, 2019

Your Program Session Times (subject to change)

Arrival Day 7:30-9:00 pm

Daily 9:30 am-12:30 pm;  2:00-5:00 pm

Departure Day 9:00-11:00 am (Room check-out is 11 am; Luggage can be held at reception)

General Guest Information

We hope you enjoy your stay with us at the Art of Living Retreat Center. While here, we invite you to immerse in the quiet peace of the Blue Ridge Mountains and connect with yourself. Apart from the activities in your program schedule, there are also opportunities to join daily yoga and meditation classes, restorative Ayurvedic spa treatments, guided hiking trails, pottery classes, evening Kirtans, the outdoor labyrinth or the weekly Bonfire. Here are more details for your stay:

Arrival Day

3:00 pm Check-in begins; Rooms are ready by 3:00pm, but if you arrive early we will hold luggage at Reception.

6:00-7:00 pm Dinner

7:00-7:20 pm Guest Orientation Session (Venue: Dining Hall)

Optional Complimentary Activities (Please join only if above mentioned Program schedule permits)

7:30-8:30 am Hatha Yoga Class (Venue: Geeta Hall) During Program Dates only

9:45-10:45 am/4:15-5:15 pm Hatha Yoga Class (Venue: Geeta Hall)

11:00 am-12:00 pm Mind and Meditation Session (Venue: Geeta Hall)

1:30-2:00 pm Yoga Nidra (Venue: Geeta Hall) Saturdays and Sundays only

2:00-3:15 pm Property Tour (Starts at Reception) Saturdays only

1:30-2:30 pm/3:00-4:00 pm Guided Nature Walk (Starts at Reception) Saturdays only

5:30-6:00 pm Guided Meditation Session (Venue: Geeta Hall)

7:30-8:15 pm Meditative Chant/Kirtan (Venue: Geeta Hall)

8:30-10:00 pm Bonfire (Below Veda 2; Weather permitting) Saturdays Only

Mealtimes

7:30-9:30 am Breakfast

12:00-2:00 pm Lunch (included on your departure day)

6:00-7:30 pm Dinner

Ayurveda Spa Appointments

We invite you to also make reservations at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Spa before arrival, in order to ensure availability. Please call (828) 264-8382 for details.

Our Clay Studio is open Thu-Sun; Hand-building classes and Throwing classes are available by appt. Clay pieces can be glazed and shipped back as well. Please contact our front desk to make an appointment.

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

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Address

The Art of Living Retreat Center
639 Whispering Hills Rd.
Boone, NC 28607

Phone Number

If you need anything, just give us a call.
Phone: (800)-392-6870

A warning about using GPS!

We do not recommend using your GPS for driving directions, as many roads are incorrectly marked in the navigation system and inputting our address will take you on a wild ride. Instead, we recommend using Google maps (above). Many prefer to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway route only May through October since the road closes often in winter.

MAP

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Nearest Airport

There are several airports within driving distance from the Art of Living Retreat Center:
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC (100 miles).
Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI) in Johnson City, TN (80 miles)
Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, NC (110 miles)

Shuttles

The Hickory Hop shuttle goes from Charlotte airport to Boone five times daily. The cost is $90 per person. Please mention you are going to the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone. Reservations are required, so please book ahead by contacting them directly. (828) 327-2340

Car Rental

Enterprise, Avis, Alamo, Hertz, National and Budget all offer car rentals at Charlotte airport. Please contact the rental company directly for pricing.
Uber: Uber has arrived in Boone. It is often possible to take an Uber from Charlotte airport all the way to the center’s reception. This is a very cost-effective option when traveling with friends or family.

Public Bus

The Mountaineer Express goes from Boone to Charlotte at 9:25am and from Charlotte to Boone at 6pm daily. Please check their schedule for current timings. To reach the Charlotte bus stop, you can take the Cat5 airport express. Once you arrive in Boone, you can take an Uber to the center.

Date & Time

Starts: May 02, 2019 03:00 PM

Ends: May 05, 2019 01:00 PM

Teacher

Tom Myers

Rate

Program tuition: $695

Save $100 if you register before April 1

Plus 3 nights all-inclusive lodging and meals.

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