Winter Renewal Mountain Retreat

Reconnect with what is truly important
and return to your life with new purpose and vitality

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Do you live a life of service and end up feeling depleted?
Need some time to relax in a meaningful way?   
Want to renew your sense of hope and creative freedom?

Nature is the greatest of healers and the best of teachers.  

In this busy world of working towards collective change, we all need time to reconnect with the gift of life and see the purpose behind our work. Get connected with nature, a community of allies, and with your own creative vision.

This retreat is a lifestyle reboot based on design principles for personal wellbeing and the renewal of your professional creative path. It is an annual process for finding balance at work and at home. 

Experience: 
- Gentle group processes for shared wisdom and fresh insight
- Reconnection with your own, unique Creative Vision
- Deep connections with people who share a common vision
- A network of support and a set of practices to help renew presence of mind in daily life
- Rest and personal renewal in the beauty of the mountains
- Enjoyable holistic restorative practices
- A seven step process for personal and professional renewal that you can use again every year
- Morning yoga practice with one of The Eco-Institute's yoga instructors Hannah Byrum

Community leaders, activists, and thoughtful people dreaming of a better world:  
Join us in a deep reflective time to envision how you can use your creative power to find a positive way forward for yourself, your family, your work, and your community in 2018. Grow meaningful connections with other people who are changing the world through visionary action. Explore how to bring your vitality and inner wisdom alive for the year ahead.  If you are busy and often overwhelmed with work life, home life, social justice efforts, or your own creative contributions to the world, this workshop is for you. This long weekend retreat is specially designed to bring together like-minded people and restore the spirits of the communities who are on the leading edge of change.


DETAILS

Times
12:30 PM Thursday to 4:00 PM Sunday

Location
Chalet Wood Haven in Black Mountain, NC.  Six miles from downtown Black Mountain and 10 miles from downtown Asheville.

This Mountain Chalet with spectacular views is away from it all, nestled in a private natural setting.  

Accommodations
Chalet Wood Haven offers impressive double-sided floor to ceiling stone fireplace, 
screen porch, hot tub, two kitchens, six bedrooms and a loft. 

Meals
Fresh, wholesome meals provided.

Cost
$450
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE

UPDATE: Registration for this retreat is now closed. 
Winter Renewal Mountain Retreat is now FULL of educators, activists, and inspiring community members who will be sharing a long weekend of Introspection, Nourishing Food, Yoga, Restoration and Renewal.  

We hope you’ll join us next year!


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

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Sarah Haggerty helps people get in touch with what really matters. In an increasingly fragmented world, we need to connect with the deeper aspects of life – more now than ever. Sarah has developed her approach over the past 20 years, and has supported thousands of people on the path of deep nature connection and personal growth. Through this work, she has helped remove the grief of disconnection, awaken attributes of leadership, nourish dreams and bring a sense of meaning back into daily life. She was the 2012 winner of the North Carolina Environmental Educators of the Year award. Sarah is the Program Director at the Eco-Institute and she is the Founder and Director of Natural Mystery School.