Mindfulness

MINDFULNESS IS SIMPLY THIS…

a calm awareness of one’s body, feelings and mind so that we may live our lives well, with kindness toward others and contentment in ourselves.

Inner Focus & Private Sessions.

Inner Focus

From learning how to release physical tension to calming your center or harnessing your creativity, our specialists will guide your mind and body to new dimensions with our dynamic classes.
ARCHERY
Often called "standing meditation", archery disciplines the mind to work in concert with the body. Learn basics of form and alignment. Sharpen your reaction time, heighten your ability to think quickly, and improve your self-confidence.
A MINDFUL WEEK WITH CAROL TIBBETTS
Based on her successful book "Twelve Mindful Months", Carol walks you through 10 important steps to slowing down to be truly in the here and now during your week. Simple but effective tips allow you to disconnect from the world and reconnect with yourself.
BIOFEEDBACK FOR STRESS REDUCTION
Achieve a deeper understanding of emotions, stress, performance, and health with the HeartMath® Stress Relief Program. See how shifts in emotion affect heart rhythms, then learn a simple technique to help reverse damage caused by stress.
CHAKRA MEDITATION
Meditating on the energy points (“chakras”) in the body helps you discover your true self and assists with emotional imbalances. Includes active visualizations designed to bring awareness to the chakras along the spine and awaken the subtle energy within.
CLAY SCULPTURE
A soothing, sensory delight of touch and texture. Use your inspiration and imagination to create a small sculpture from air-dry clay. No experience needed!
FENCING WITH OLYMPIC CHAMPION, DMITRI GUY
Fencing is a “Lifetime Sport” which means that it can be learned and enjoyed at almost any age. Improve speed and agility, strength and power, coordination and balance, timing, and endurance. Enhance concentration, determination, tactical thinking, pattern analysis, decision making and the courage to act. Learn skills that translate to everyday life. Session covers basic to advanced techniques using saber swords.
MINDFUL EATING WITH BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST, CINDI PETERSON
Your beliefs, habits and emotions have a major impact on your relationship to food which can lead to unhealthy and mindless eating. During this
session you will reconnect with your body using powerful mindful eating techniques. You will learn to eat to live—not live to eat.
HAIKU WITH FRANCINE HOFFMAN
Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry which captures, within 3 brief lines, one fleeting moment that reveals nature in all its beautiful simplicity. Learn to capture the essence of an experience in 17 syllables and bring it to life.
HEALING BREATH
Oxygen is the elixir of life. Breathing fully and deeply ignites the body’s natural healing capacities. Improved breathing skills help to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance concentration and emotional stability, and assist in the improvement of a myriad of health issues. Enjoy a session of mindful breathing practices that will leave you inspired!
JOURNEY TO JOY
Did you know that playtime can be productive, even transformational? Let your spirits soar and your mind unwind with simple and powerful expression and connection practices that unlock the innate bliss of your “flow state.” Let your breath and body be your guide with some simple yoga and embodiment practices designed to break you through any limiting beliefs that hold you back from your true essence of joy and ease.
LABYRINTH
Learn the history of this ancient design and how this walking meditation quiets the mind and allows access to your inner voice—the source of personal insight and clarity.
MEDITATION
Daily meditation during your stay helps fortify your desire to maintain a daily practice at home. Sessions meet Tuesday through Saturday at 6:00 p.m. with a guide available to answer questions and offer a variety of meditation methods.
Self Hypnosis for Sleep with Behavioral Therapist Cindi Peterson
Experience the power of your unconscious mind to relax your body and quiet your mind. Learn a simple yet powerful technique to help you sleep deeply and wake up ready to embrace the day. Leave this class feeling refreshed and renewed.
SPIRITED WALKER
Breathing techniques, posture awareness, and statements of intention, integrated with your walking cadence, bring together an active body with a focused mind. A spirited walker offers the same stress reduction benefits as seated meditation.
TAI' CHI
Join resident Tai Chi instructor, DeeJay in a gentle dance-like exercise developed in China 1,000 years ago to calm and inspire. Tai Chi increases awareness, promotes a sense of calm, and improves balance.
TWELVE MINDFUL MONTHS AT HOME WITH FITNESS SPECIALIST AND AUTHOR, CAROL TIBBETTS
Acquire the skills of mindfulness for lasting healthy intentions. Learn to use mindfulness to reduce stress, adhere to healthy eating & exercise goals, and create more joy and satisfaction in your life. Take-home tips are included to help you integrate your stay into your daily life.
WATER COLOR PLAY WITH EXPRESSIVE ARTS FACILITATOR, FRANCINE HOFFMAN
Discover the playful nature of painting with watercolors. Get comfortable with stenciling, sponging, and using salt and rubbing alcohol to create fascinating effects. Learn how to let go of over-thinking a painting and creating an authentic, one-of-a-kind image that pleases the eye. No art experience needed.
YOUR LUCKY STARS WITH ASTROLOGER, ALEXANDRA BUNSHAFT
When ancient astrologer-astronomer priests looked to the heavens and studied the stars, they noticed that certain stars brought wealth, fame, and ease. We will take a look at some of the lucky stars that appear in your chart.
ZODIAC AND YOU WITH ASTROLOGER, ALEXANDRA BUNSHAFT
We will look at which signs of the zodiac are prominent in your birth chart and how they blend together to make you unique.

Private Sessions

From learning how to release physical tension to calming your center or harnessing your creativity, our specialists will guide your mind and body to new dimensions.
ADVANCED LIFESTYLE COACHING
Our experts offer her listening skills, problem-solving techniques and expertise in Positive Psychology to guide you to powerful insights, clarity and a plan for moving forward in your relationships, career and life transitions. 50 minutes / $200
ART SPARKS
Revitalize your senses and spark your imagination as you ignite the artist within. Gentle guidance into an intuitive process of art making will move you from your head to your heart to discover your inner resources. You will come away with a unique aesthetic expression. Select from one of the following media prior to your session: 50 minutes / $165 or 75 minutes / $250
WATERCOLOR PLAY
SMALL CLAY SCULPTURE
HAIKU POETRY
INK & PASTEL DRAWING
MANDALA VISION BOARD
AROMATHERAPIST CONSULTATION
Create your own natural perfume and facial mist using pure essential oils with a registered Aromatherapist. 50 minutes / $130
ASTROLOGY & YOU
Astrology is a tool for self-knowledge. Your astrological chart is a “blueprint” of your potential, your character, and your unique world-view. Our destiny is not fixed. We have choices and the power to change our lives for the better. Discuss your chart and identify opportunities for positive change. Receive a CD or audio file of your session. 50minutes/$250
BEHAVIORAL COUNSELING
Explore solutions to behaviors preventing a balanced life. Confront issues like food, alcohol, drugs, smoking, relationships, and loss using techniques like behavior modification, cognitive behavioral therapy, and Neuro- Linguistic Programming. 50 minutes / $200.00
BIOFEEDBACK STRESS RELIEF WITH HEARTMATH®
Discover your inherent mind-body connection and empower yourself to awaken the healing ability of your heart. Observe, in real time, on a digital display how thoughts and emotions deeply and instantly affect your body. Learn powerful and effective tools to build resilience and reduce the negative effects of stress and achieve the level of health and vitality you deserve. See a demonstration of the em-Wave Personal Stress Reliever*. 90 minutes / $400
BREATHWORK
Crystal bowl therapy helps to balance the chakra system and re-energize the auric field (the layers of light around the body that manage our energy). When out of balance, disease and disharmony result, vibrational sound healing addresses these imbalances and brings our energy field back into a state of harmony. You will feel refreshed, renewed, lighter, centered and at peace. 50 minutes / $250
CRYSTAL, CARDS, AND CONSCIOUSNESS
You are a powerful being—and if your Chakras (the energy conduits of your body) are not aligned and balanced, you may unknowingly use that power to create more of what you don't want or need in your life. Your session will be completed with a reading employing high-vibration cards to assist you in finding your truth in a loving way and the guidance you seek. This powerful process that guides you toward your highest and best good opens the path to awareness from spirit concerning family, love, business, personal goals and more. 50 minutes / Private $200
EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
Unleash your body’s true potential through Emotional Freedom Technique or Tapping. These concepts, which utilize the body’s meridian points, are based on Eastern medicine that is over 5,000 years old. This deeply effective technique gives you powerful results in your life and has provided relief to countless individuals. Break through your blocks – physical, mental or emotional – and discover the health and vitality that has been there all along. 90minutes/$300
EXPRESSING YOU: CREATE A LIFESIZE PORTRAIT
Envision your future self as a guiding light, an archetypal messenger, or a unique work of art. This two day process begins with a tracing of your body on six feet of paper. A rainbow of acrylic colors are used to bring the image to life. It is then appreciated for any messages and insights that may have emerged. Shipment of your piece can be arranged. Two 75-minute sessions / $480
HYPNOTHERAPY
Use your mind's own natural abilities to create a more fulfilling, joyful and stress-free life. Hypnotic suggestion allows you to focus on a desired goal or behavior with laser-like precision. Hypnotic regression—to your childhood or even a past life—can help locate the cause
of current blocks, challenges, negative beliefs and past traumas. The power of your mind can change habits, relieve emotional burdens, alter negative thought patterns, clear phobias, anxiety and other stress related challenges. The results can be life changing. 110 minutes / $400
LABYRINTH WALK: A JOURNEY WITHIN
Walking the path of the labyrinth in silence relaxes and centers even the most restless of meditators. It enhances mindfulness and gratitude practices and offers comfort and insight in times of stress, grief, or uncertainty. Gain a deeper understanding of how the labyrinth reveals your inner wisdom with the support of a certified labyrinth facilitator. Private: 50 minutes / $165 Semi-private: 50 minutes / $95 per person
MEDITATION
Begin or fine-tune your meditation practice. Clear away the information overload that contributes to stress. Gain a new perspective on situations and build skills to increase your self-awareness. Enhance your mental focus and achieve a deeper level of relaxation by using focused breathing to lower anxiety and reduce blood pressure, muscle fatigue and tension.
Private: 45 minutes / $165.00 or Semi-private: 45 minutes / $95.00 per person
MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION
Many of us spend a lifetime criticizing ourselves over mistakes and failures, which can lead to anxiety, fear, depression or self-loathing. This guided practice will lead you through the components of self-compassion to cultivate these essential qualities: Self-Kindness, Common Humanity, & Mindfulness. 50 minutes / $250
NUTRITION: GOLDEN GLOW PROGRAM
Do you have some specific questions or health issues that you want to discuss? Sara does not believe in deprivation – she believes that foods can and should be both delicious & nutritious! Sara believes that when we heal the metabolism and choose health first – the rest can follow. Sign up for a private session to talk about how to reach your specific nutrition & wellness goals.
50 minutes / Private $295 or Semi private (5 people minimum) 45 minutes / $100 per person
SACRED SHAMAN CLEARING & JOURNEY
The shaman will work with you to clear your thoughts, emotions and energy field for optimal physical, emotional and energetic well-being. Starting with a short conversation with our shaman to track your direction of healing, she will facilitate cleansing of imbalance from your past, present and future to promote healing for your overall health and vitality. Your unique journey may include one or more of the following: journey for self-healing; ancestral healing; generational healing; soul retrieval and destiny retrieval to name a few. These ancient techniques create more ease for your everyday life and alignment with your highest goals including health, relationships and finances. 60 min / $360
SMOKE FREE
This session with our Behavioral Therapist is designed to help you understand nicotine dependence and regain control of your life. Includes a self-help workbook, and daily nicotine-replacement snacks. 50 minutes / $200
QIGONG
Get in touch with your internal energy flow (chi/qi) for use in healing and convalescing as well as for general well-being. Learn to focus with patience using gentle movements, meditation, sound, and guided visualization. 45 minutes / Private $165 or Semi private / $95 per person
VOICE + EMBODIMENT EMPOWERMENT
Learn how to integrate movement, breath, voice and meditation into the most effective daily practice for YOU. Create a fresh new daily ritual, or
deepen your current practice.
60 minutes / $220 or 90 minutes / $280
WELLNESS COACHING
You have within you the necessary resources to navigate the transitions of your life and develop a more balanced, happy and healthy way of living. With expert guidance, you will be able to explore solutions to behaviors standing in your way such as food, alcohol, drugs, sleep, loss, relationships, career and other stress-related challenges. 50 minutes / $200.00

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