Retreats

AWAKEN TO WHAT IS REAL
Retreat for Women & Men
Nov 16-23, 2019 @ Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica

What if the Openness, Clarity and Love that we have been waiting for is already available – closer than our own breath?
From direct experience I know how innocent misunderstandings, cultural indoctrination or trauma can lead us to believe that we are inherently unlovable or not good enough. As long as we don’t examine these erroneous trances closer, we tend to look endlessly for love and completion in all the wrong places.

Join me and a safe community of liked-minded women and men to see through the old trances of I am not okay, not enough, unlovable – so that the ever-present, all-accepting ground of Being can inform and permeate our daily lives. Through a wise blend of guided meditations, experiential inquiries, contemplative dialogues and safe community, we will guide ourselves back into the direct knowing of what is already profoundly complete within.

While the week-long retreat schedule offers daily Yoga (all levels) and mindful movement practices, the nature of this retreat is contemplative. All participants are asked to observe silence for big parts of this retreat, in order to lessen the distractions that often stand in the way of deep insight and truly befriending ourselves. During our free time you can enjoy Blue Spirit’s white-sanded beach, swim in the Ocean or saltwater pool, unwind in the pristine beauty of surrounding nature and nourish your body with Blue Spirit’s gourmet vegetarian cuisine.

Retreat package rates below depend on the choice of accommodation & include all taxes, the retreat tuition, your 7-night stay and 3 daily buffet style meals (offering a variety of gourmet ovo-lacto vegetarian and vegan cuisine, plus fish being served three times during your stay. Food allergies can be accommodated.)

PLATFORM TENT:              Single occupancy $1,365 per person
ECO COTTAGE:                    Single Occupancy $1,675 / Double $1,400 p person
HERMITAGE ROOM/AC:    Single Occupancy $1,995 / Double $1,725 p person
NATURE SUITE/AC:            Single Occupancy $2,450 / Double $1,950 p person
OCEAN VIEW ROOM/AC:  Single Occupancy $2,695 / Double $2,095 p person
SUPERIOR OCEAN VIEW/AC:  Sgl Occupancy $3,095 / Dbl $2,295 per person

Spaces for this retreat are limited in order to offer an in-depth-process for each participant. To apply for your space or ask other questions, send your email to annette@thefreeheart.com

 


RETURNING TO THE GROUND OF BEING
Retreat for Women & Men
February 8-15, 2020 @ Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica

When we live in conscious connection with the ever-present Ground of Being, our lives become infused with Love and Openness. We can taste this in our direct experience, and yet often the old conditioned habits of believing ourselves to be inherently flawed or separate from Love, Spirit or each other get the better of us – and we suffer.

This retreat offers a sacred opportunity to gently examine and undo the collective and personal trances of disconnect. Through a wise blend of guided meditations, experiential inquiries, contemplative dialogues and safe, supportive community we keep returning to what is already profoundly complete within. We also explore how to come into a wiser relationship with what at first sight might appear difficult or dark, so that the Love and Openness of the Ground of Being can inform and permeate into our day to day living.

While Yoga (all levels) and mindful movement practices are included in our daily schedule, the nature of this retreat is contemplative. All participants are asked to observe silence outside of the group sessions for the bigger part of this week, in order to lessen the unnecessary distractions that often stand in the way of deep insight and truly befriending ourselves. During our free time, you can enjoy Blue Spirit’s white-sanded beach, swim in the ocean or saltwater pool, unwind in the pristine beauty of surrounding nature and nourish your body with Blue Spirit’s gourmet vegetarian cuisine.

Retreat package rates below depend on the choice of accommodation & include all taxes, the retreat tuition, your 7-night stay and 3 daily buffet style meals (offering a variety of gourmet ovo-lacto vegetarian and vegan cuisine, plus fish being served three times during your stay. Food allergies can be accommodated.)

PLATFORM TENT:              Single Occupancy $1,375
ECO COTTAGE:                    Single Occupancy $1,725 / Double $1,895 p person
HERMITAGE ROOM/AC:    Single Occupancy $1,995 / Double $1,695 p person
NATURE SUITE/AC:            Single Occupancy $2,495 / Double $1,995 p person
PACIFIC COTTAGE/AC:      Single Occupancy $2,625/ Double $1,975 p person
OCEAN VIEW ROOM/AC:  Single Occupancy $2,725 / Double $2,125 p person

Spaces for this retreat are limited in order to offer an in-depth-process for each participant. To apply for your space or ask any other questions, send your email to annette@thefreeheart.com