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The Washington DC Meditation Meetup Group Message Board › Waterfront Weekend Meditation Retreat

Waterfront Weekend Meditation Retreat

Vicki A.
user 3920884
Glen Allen, VA
Post #: 73
Hello Everyone,

I'm new to your group, but help organize the Richmond Consciousness Meetup, which tends to be very heavy into meditation. In fact, it is generally part of every activity we have.

Long story short, we are hosting a retreat in November, and I would love to extend an invitation to this group. It will be held at Lake Anna in Mineral, VA, which I believe is only about 40 or so miles south of DC.

Feel free to contact me with any questions, or to join us at one of our other gatherings. It would be amazing to extend the community.


Friday, November 9, 2007, 5:00 PM

Lake house
address to be given at later date
VA 23117

Friday, Nov 9th - Sunday, Nov 11th

Location: Lake Anna in Mineral, VA

Driving Distance: Approximately 50 miles north of

Transportation: Drive alone, or sign up for a carpool

Arrival Time: Between 5pm and 7pm Friday night


Private, 3000 square foot rental home on the lake with
5 bedrooms and 3 baths

Here's one concept of how the weekend will go, but we will not be running in a go, go, go manner. It will be relaxing and enjoyable, with modifications made based upon the desires of the group. You will be encouraged, but not required to participate in the activities. It's ok if you just want to hang out and soak in the scenery. This weekend is all about you!

Friday Schedule:

5-7pm Arrive, get comfortable
7pm Dinner will be served
9-10pm Waterfront meditation under the stars
10pm-? Discussion group for the night owls

Saturday Schedule:

9-10am Breakfast will be served
10am Daytime participants arrive
10:30am Guided meditation
11am Morning Classes begin
Subjects may include:
Divination Techniques
The Laws of Attraction (Manifestation)
Tantric Massage

12:30pm Lunch is served
1:30pm Guided Meditation
2pm Afternoon Classes Begin
5pm Guided Meditation
6pm Dinner is served
7pm Free time, discussions, movie?
9pm Waterfront meditation under the stars

Sunday Schedule:

10am Breakfast is served
10:30am Waterfront meditation
11am Free time to pack, chat, and prepare for
the journey home
12:30pm A light lunch will be served
3pm Maximum check out time

$125 Price include all meals (2 dinners, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts), lodging, and seminars

A limited number of Saturday Only packages, including lunch, dinner, and classes, will be available for $30. Please email Vicki if you are interested.

$50 deposit is due by October 15th
$75 balance due by November 1st

If you would like to offer a class during the weekend, or have any special needs, please email me.


Q: How do I pay?

A: When you rsvp I will send you an invoice via paypal. You may either pay through them (no account required) by credit, debit, e-check, or bank draft OR you may mail a check to the address indicated on the invoice

Q:What is NLP?

A:NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language and programming. The neurological system regulates how our bodies function, language determines how we interface and communicate with other people and our programming determines the kinds of models of the world we create. Neuro-Linguistic Programming describes the fundamental dynamics between mind (neuro) and language (linguistic) and how their interplay effects our body and behavior (programming).
NLP is a pragmatic school of thought - an 'epistemology' - that addresses the many levels involved in being human. NLP is a multi-dimensional process that involves the development of behavioral competence and flexibility, but also involves strategic thinking and an understanding of the mental and cognitive processes behind behavior. NLP provides tools and skills for the development of states of individual excellence, but it also establishes a system of empowering beliefs and presuppositions about what human beings are, what communication is and what the process of change is all about. At another level, NLP is about self-discovery, exploring identity and mission. It also provides a framework for understanding and relating to the 'spiritual' part of human experience that reaches beyond us as individuals to our family, community and global systems. NLP is not only about competence and excellence, it is about wisdom and vision.

Q: What is tantra?

A: The spiritual art of love...of connecting spirit with form. It is experiencing love through through the beauty of the earth and all existence. It is about acceptance, rather than denial. It also embraces compassion...about truth within unconditional love...

Event fee:
USD125.00 per person

RSVP limit:
Only 15 members (including guests) can RSVP

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