The Art of Living Retreat Center

High up, in the heart of the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, a retreat center with all the amenities including an Ayurvedic Spa, surrounded by forest, offering yoga, meditation, where they grow much of their own food to offer delicious, nutritious and balanced meals to support our spiritual awakening. Enjoy the beauty of the spectacular vista, the serenity of the environment and go home feeling refreshed and renewed in body and mind and Spirit! The perfect place for an inspiring retreat! Give yourself the gift of renewal!  

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Imagine How You’ll Enjoy: 

  • The healing, clarifying and peaceful energy of the Blue Ridge mountains
  • Delicious and healthy vegetarian meals each day. Click here to see sample menus
  • Taking meditative walks on nature paths and on the labyrinth 
  • Ayurvedic spa treatments** 
  • Adding an extra day or two to relax and restore

**For an additional charge, the center offers a wide range of restorative, rejuvenating, healing and nourishing Ayurvedic spa. Jennifer will also be available for private counseling sessions for an extra charge. Take the time to treat yourself and enjoy this opportunity to heal and restore! Come early and stay and stay an extra day or two.

Room Options

Retreat Rooms  

Comfortable and simple, these rooms are located along the Eastern mountain slope and are a great option for those who desire peaceful relaxation accompanied by the music of the forest.  

For single or doubles  

All with private bathrooms 

The Hotel Rooms  

Located on a valley ridge in The Spa, these rooms offer incredible vistas of either the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains or the quiet magic of the forest.  

For single or doubles  

All with private bathrooms 

Upgrade your room for your 6 nights stay in April

For Single Retreat Style Room add 297. for upgrade  

For Double Occupancy Hotel Room add 311. for upgrade  

For Single Occupancy Hotel Room add 704. for upgrade  

Upgrade available upon checkout.

**We will help you find a roommate, but we cannot guarantee it. If we’re unable to match you, then you’re responsible for finding your own roommate or paying the single rate.

Extend Your Stay & Bring-A-Friend Options!  

People sometimes bring a loved one to hang out and enjoy all the beautiful amenities and delicious food while they’re attending our events. If you invite a loved one, they are welcome to come and sit with us during all our meals, enjoy the spa, etc. Sometimes in the evenings we watch a spiritual movie and your loved ones would be most welcome to join us. There are wonderful hikes and waterfalls in the area to explore! It’s also a wonderful place just to sit, read a book and enjoy the view! The fresh mountain air is so restorative.  

If you decide to stay any additional nights at the Retreat Center to enjoy their award-winning Ayurvedic spa and all it’s delights as well as delicious nutritious food, twice daily yoga, meditation and pottery classes, please do! It’s SUCH a spectacular setting for your rest and rejuvenation! Jennifer will also be available for 1 on 1 counseling sessions at an additional (discounted) cost. Jennifer will have limited availability for Counseling Sessions. Just let us know if you’d like to extend your stay or bring a friend!  

Rates for additional nights and/or to add another person - includes 3 meals daily - a full breakfast, lunch and dinner:

For Double Retreat Style Room additional night add 131.  

For Single Retreat Style Room additional night add 181.  

For Double Occupancy Hotel Room additional night add 182.  

For Single Occupancy Hotel Room additional night add 252.

Register Today And Save!  

April 30th - May 6th  

Monday to Sunday  

7 days - 6 nights  

Includes ALL meals and lodging

Early Bird Pricing!  

SUPER Early Bird price through March 28th - 1797. Early Bird price until April 9th - 1897. After April 9th - 1997.

(non-refundable deposit of 300. No refunds after April 9th)

Training begins with dinner on Monday, April 30th

Training ends with lunch on Sunday, May 6th

Rates are per person double occupancy. Hotel rooms available.  

Scroll up to see room options.

You can attend BOTH Events and save!

Enjoy both the Stop Playing Small Retreat and stay for the Spiritual Counseling Training Intensive and receive a discount. Arrive Thursday, April 26th for the Stop Playing Small Retreat and stay for the Spiritual Counseling Training Intensive which ends on Saturday, May 6th. Enjoy the beautiful spa treatments, the delicious food and company of like-minded souls, nature walks and more! If you like, you can even schedule a spiritual counseling session with Jennifer (additional charge).  

Add the Stop Playing Small Retreat and save $150.

Payment plan options are available - enroll now and we'll support you with a payment plan that works for you!

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Schedule a FREE Exploratory Consultation  

Absolutely NO pressure involved.  

This 30 minute FREE call with a spiritual counselor is available to help you get clarity on what you would like to experience and to discuss how this course can help you.  

This FREE session will support you in deciding if this program is for you, right now.

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