Winter Programs
With Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
December 21 - 29, 2019

Celebrating Wisdom

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.

For More Info Please Call: 800-392-6870

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“Your needs are fully taken care of. You are being loved very dearly. This reminder softens you; brings about miracles around you, and changes your life. This reminder brings plentitude: there is nothing lacking for you. And that is the complete ‘letting go’.”

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:

 (Registration Links coming soon)

Options For Dec 21st, 2019

9 am

1 pm

Options For Dec 26th, 2019

9 am

12 pm

Airport shuttle from Boone to Charlotte Airport:

Options For Dec 24th, 2019

2 pm

Options For Dec 26th, 2019

2 pm or 3 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

VISITORS

  • We invite you to join us for Christmas celebrations and Satsang on Dec 25th, 2019. 
  • You may enjoy meals at the Art of living Retreat Center by purchasing meal coupons for $10/meal/person. 
  • Currently accommodation is reserved for registered course participants. We will update this page by early December if visitor accommodation is available on campus. We recommend you make alternate arrangements in nearby hotels or via airbnb. 
  • We request all visitors to sit in the designated visitor seating area during evening satsang. Please support is maintaining silence for retreat participants.
  • Visitors with children under the age of 14yrs, will be guided to Veda 3 where live webcast will be tele-casted during the evening satsang. 
  • Children below the age of 17 yrs are minors according to Boone, NC county law. For the safety of your child we request one of the family members be with their children at all times including during the evening satsang.
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VOLUNTEER

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the December 2019 with Sri Sri Event at the Art of Living Retreat Center. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this Application Form 

CONTACT US

For information about courses and events with Sri Sri:

 Please Call: 800-392-6870

Email: [email protected]

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

ACCOMMODATION

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. 
  • 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.

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.