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Asheville

Recovery as Medicine: The Next Threshold

Are You Ready to experience the dynamic and vast life that is yours to live, sober, clean, and awake? Take your recovery to the next level. Living a Life of Recovery is a 5-day retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

Recovery as Medicine: The Next Threshold
Recovery as Medicine: The Next Threshold

Time & Location

Apr 17, 2024, 3:00 PM – Apr 21, 2024, 1:00 PM

Asheville, Asheville, NC, USA

About the event

Do you feel restless, or complacent in your recovery? Are you hungry for more? Do you long to experience more joy, inspiration, and connection to the natural world around you? Perhaps, you are living a life of service and stability but still, feel hollow and disconnected. Or is your life going great and you are curious about how to deepen your spiritual connection?

Are You Ready to experience the dynamic and vast life that is yours to live, sober, clean, and awake?

Take your recovery to the next level. Living a Life of Recovery is a 5-day retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, to discover ancient practices that will help enhance your recovery. Through teachings, lectures, ceremonies, and ritual practices, you’ll be guided to rediscover the strengths you have within. You’ll learn to use a medicine wheel to guide you to find balance, an essential concept to maintain and deepen your recovery. We will spend the retreat tent camping on private land bordering the Ivy River near Asheville, North Carolina.

“Don’t go back to sleep. Don’t go back to sleep. The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you... Don’t go back to sleep.” -Rumi

This Program is for YOU if: * You are an active participant in your recovery. * If you are in a place of personal growth, self-awareness, and spiritual development, and would like to take your recovery to the next level * Have you hit a plateau in your recovery and are seeking more spiritual connection? * Are you Curious to learn why your recovery story matters? * Do you find solace in nature and the natural world around you and would like to connect on a deeper level? * Are you struggling to feel a sense of belonging, even in recovery?

This Program is NOT for you if: * Your addiction is not effectively managed. You are actively using or have used in the last 6 months. * You are in your first 6 months of recovery. * You have difficulty self-regulating in a group environment.

What will this program offer me? * A deeper connection to your joy, curiosity, and inner wisdom! Fun, community, and connection! * A foundational understanding of how to bring balance to your mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual body by using the Medicine Wheel. An ancient symbol, applied to visualize balance. * You’ll also learn how you can apply these concepts to your recovery. * Tools to deepen your relationship with the natural world and Spirit/Higher Power/Great Mystery. * Experiential group ritual facilitated by guides who are also in active recovery. * Program facilitators who were once where you are today and have used these concepts to create meaningful change. * A transformative guided day spent in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, meditating, fasting, and connecting with the visible and invisible worlds. * Fundamental understanding of how to utilize ritual and ceremony in your life of recovery. * An understanding of how your recovery story can be used as a powerful medicine to guide you to continued recovery and service to others. * A deeper connection to self through connection with the natural world.

Retreat Schedule: April 17th - Arrive by 3 pm, set up camp opening fire ceremony April 18th - Teachings around the medicine wheel, introduction to ceremony and ritual, holding space, connecting with guides April 19th - Fasting Solo April 20th - Reflection, Q&A, Cacao Ceremony April 21st - Closing ceremony, Break down camp, depart by noon.

Registration: Living a Life of Recovery: April 17-21, 2024 Where: Near Asheville, NC Deposit: $250 non-refundable deposit will hold your spot for this program Early Tuition: $1200 (Save $175 if paid by March 6th, 2024) Late Tuition: $1375 (If paid after March 6th, 2024) Equity Discount: $900 (This is only for those who belong to marginalized groups) Full Tuition Payment due not later than April 10th, 2024 After April 1st, 2024 all tuition is non-refundable

All are welcome regardless of sex, gender, background, or creed! **Once registered, a welcome letter, including an equipment list and what to bring, as well as a retreat schedule will be sent to you.

Facilitated by: Kallie Brown, LeAnne Feliciano, and Rio Sawhill

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