“You drive up this mountain and it’s instant, total bliss. It’s beautiful. Everything about it is magical.” Art of Living guest
This 3-Day retreat and training is being held at The Art of Living Retreat Center, a place chosen for its majestic and inspirational views in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Art of Living Retreat Center also provides a nourishing and supportive space where you can discover peace, transformation and a deeper connection with yourself and others. Enjoy the quiet of a walk in the forest or rejuvenate at the on-site spa with an Ayurvedic Spa treatment.
For the retreat description, click here.
Pricing: All-inclusive $499 for double retreat accommodations, meals and retreat.
What is breathwork?
The breath is the most accurate and instantaneous mirror for how we feel, think and live. By consciously connecting with the breath through a safe and gentle process, we are updating these feelings, thoughts and physical sensations to live with more happiness, ease and pleasure in life. Think of it as a re-boot to your body, mind and spirit when the “system” is sluggish or not functioning optimally.
The benefits of breathwork can include: more clarity, reduced anxiety and depression, increased stress-resilience, increased energy, feelings of more ease and flow in life, decreased physical pain, heightened insight, awakened presence, expanded sense of connection with self and others.
What is sound healing?
Everything in the universe is in a constant state of vibration, including every bone, tissue, organ and cell in our body. When we are in a state of sound health, all of our body parts are vibrating harmoniously at their optimal or resonant frequency. When our vibration is not in sync with our optimal frequency we can feel out of sorts, imbalanced and depleted. Shamanic sound healing can help bring your vibration back into resonance, thus allowing you to enjoy a state of relaxation, reduced anxiety and tension, and a boost to the immune system.
Do I have a choice of accommodations?
Yes. There are two types of accommodations at The Art of Living Retreat Center. Retreat accommodations are basic rooms with two twin beds and are intended for those who simply want a place to sleep with no decoration or extra amenities. The Spa rooms are a significant upgrade from the retreat rooms and are appointed like most nice hotel rooms with upgraded beds (king or 2 doubles) and higher quality towels and linens. Both types of accommodations have private bathrooms. Click here to view accommodation options at The Art of Living Retreat Center. Costs listed below are per person for 2 nights and include the retreat, accommodations and three meals daily beginning with lunch on Friday and ending with lunch on Sunday.
$469 Triple Retreat Room
$499 Double Retreat Room
$599 Double Hotel Spa Room
$599 Single Retreat Room
$699 Single Hotel Spa Room
Can I room with someone I know?
Yes. When you register please let us know that you are attending with someone and that you would like to share a room with them. If you are traveling alone and would like shared accommodations, we will pair you with a same-gender roommate.
Yes, we have deliberately created the retreat schedule so that it allows ample time for this. There is an on-site spa, Shankara Ayurveda Spa that provides a blend of ancient Ayurveda with contemporary wellness. A schedule will be sent to you in your information packet when you register.
Can I add on days if I want to extend my stay?
Yes and we highly recommend it to enhance your retreat experience. To add additional days, please select how many additional nights you would like to stay during the checkout process. If you have any questions, please email Sharon at email@example.com or call 919-885-1069 prior to registering online and we will check on availability.
Single Spa Room additional night: $140
Double Spa additional night (per person): $70
Single Retreat Room additional night: $100
Double Retreat Room (per person): $50
Triple Retreat Room (per person): $42
I’m a massage therapist – can I receive continuing education hours for this retreat?
Yes. Breath, Body & Sound is NCBMTB Approved and massage therapists will receive 18 CE hours. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the retreat to submit to your state licensing board or for recertification with the NCBTMB. If you are a New York licensed massage therapist, we have NY Sponsorship through the NCBTMB. We are also a Florida Approved Provider.
How do I get to the Art of Living Retreat Center?
The retreat center is located at 639 Whispering Hills Rd. in Boone, NC. The retreat center does not recommend using a GPS, but instead using Google Maps. For full information about directions as well as travel via shuttle and plane, click here to access The Art of Living’s website.
I still have more questions, how do I get in touch with you?
Please write to one of the facilitators at Tracey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sharon at email@example.com. You can also call 919-885-1069.