Let Go of Perfection

Let in Freedom

August 24th

9am-6pm (with overnight option)

Embracing yourself exactly as you are Whole, Bold and Beautiful.

Cost is: $175 pp for retreat session and
lodging is $100 per night

We like twisted, contorted trees that have been sculpted by the winds of time, are exquisite in our imperfections.  We invite you to recognize when you are hustling for others approval and acceptance, to pause, to breathe, to acknowledge your emotions and move into the sacred space of Self acceptance.

In a world that is constantly trying to convince us we are not enough, being centered with our Soulself enables us to stay true to the unique and beautiful creation God intended us to be.  To stop chasing the IMPOSSIBLE and nurture the belief I AM POSSIBLE.

Learning to embrace our imperfections, knowing we are enough and we are loveable “as-is”, allows us to live a life of freedom, happiness and joy.

Women’s retreat  led by Lisa Garcia

Scholarship opportunities available

Email mommabear@indigoretreat.com to inquire further

Jun 09, Old Fort NC

Open Your Heart 

 

 

 

What to expect: This is an experience designed to take you away from the rush of the everyday. This is a day for you. An escape so to speak. Indigo is a space surrounded by trees, water, and nature. We consider it a sacred space, as it is so far removed from the common elements of our everyday. Things like traffic, road noise, email, phone notifications are no more. This is a place to connect with God, your TrueSelf, your SoulSelf. in a total sense. 

There are no HAVE to DO's here. For a moment, there is no responsibility other then re-charging your batteries so that you can bring that energy back to your family, your job, your everyday. 

Why re-charge? It almost seems selfish right? Truly the most unselfish thing you can do, is to take some time for you. It is something that can get lost in the shuffle of our constant GO. Errand to Errand. To Do to To Do. Eventually without re-energizing we just don't have more to give. Our emotional wells run dry and before you know it, we are too tired to do anything. 

Think of it this way. You are driving your family or those that you love up a hill in a car. As you go up the hill, your energy runs low, no gas left. What happens is everyone in the car suffers. Everyone is now stuck at the bottom of the hill. 

Give yourself this day ! Your family and all those around you will greatly benefit from your renewed self. You will too! Learn about Lisa aka Momma Bear, Founder of Indigo and Teacher for Open Your Heart

We invite you to fall into the embrace of the forest.
Experience meditation as water flows over
the moss covered boulders of Newberry Creek soothing your mind, body and soul.

Wander along a forest trail during winter’s rest, taking in the rock faces and the beauty of the mountains contours knowing Nature is honoring your presence.

Tap into all of your senses as the energy of the Forest moves through you bringing a sense of well-being; feel your breath in rhythm with Nature.

Center in the present moment, gain clarity about what fulfills you, what brings a sense of purpose into your life.

Shinrin-Yoku

Allow yourself to get curious about who you are, explore your unique gifts and why you matter.

Learn practices to use in your day to day living that align you with your True Self.

Recognize you are on a unique spiritual journey to align your persona with your powerful, creative, loving and compassionate Spirit.
Learn to embrace your whole self, knowing you are enough and loveable “as-is” and
enjoy meeting like minded women who are also on a journey of self-discovery.

Let Go of Perfection, Let in Freedom

A wonderful arrangement will be prepared for lunch. Have a dietary need? Let us know, I'm sure we can accommodate. 

Catered Lunch

Led by a devoted and passionate yogi.The session is infused with a love for language and movement, a deep understanding of the mind-body connection, body mechanics, and a genuine joy of living in the moment. 

Restorative Yoga

Enjoy meeting like minded women who support your journey of self-discovery.
Join in community song and music to connect with Spirit and bring joy into your heart knowing that all is as it should be in the present moment.

Explore gifts of community and creativity

Greeting. Welcome. Light Breakfast

9am

Welcome and Retreat Overview

9:30am

Shinrin-Yoku in the Pisgah National Forest

10am

Catered Lunch and Journal Time

12pm

Self Discovery Part I

1pm

Limber twigs Yoga

2pm

Nature Break

3pm

Self Discovery Part II

3:30pm

Creative Expression

4:30pm

Music and Song

5:15pm

Closing circle

6pm

A look at the main lodge and the venue as a whole

INDIGO

Just in case it rains, we have plenty of space to adapt into if need be :)

INDOOR SPACE

Newberry creek is on the property, and provides amazing acoustics during your stay

NEWBERRY CREEK

Tiny cabins available for overnight accommodation. 

TINY CABIN

So much space for movement, yoga, grass walking, or skygazing

OUTDOOR SPACE

So much to explore here on property, with hundreds of miles of trails extending from the property. 

HIKING

Lisa Garcia

Know that you are free to do whatever you want in this lifetime. Unleash the shackles of fear, paint the vision that resonates with your heart and move forward in faith and courage! Know you are being guided every step of the way. 

Lisa Garcia is an outdoor enthusiast who finds joy, inner peace, harmony and love in the beauty and abundance of nature.  Using nature as her medium her work focuses on developing human capability through self-discovery and helping others co-author a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling.  Lisa believes our talents, strengths and imperfections all combine to make us unique beings with gifts to positively impact the world.

Lisa held executive leadership positions in leadership development with both the Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotel Companies for over 30 years.  During the past 10 years Lisa and her family owned and operated a successful outdoor recreational facility in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina.  INDIGO Nature Retreat located in the Pisgah National Forest is the next chapter in her life story. 

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Co-Facilators

The Greenblues

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The Greenblues are a duet whose spectrum include blues, ballads, mantras, chants and more. Their music brings a message of world thought, and is often seasoned with eastern and African musical stylings. Many traditions are blended into a unique eclectic style, creating a very original kaleidoscope of sound, while maintaining the intimacy of a duet.

 

Ashley Rae - vocals & percussion

Mike Gilmore - guitars, bouzouki & hand drums

1037 Newberry Creek Rd Old Fort NC 28762

Tel: 828-619-0900

mommabear@indigoretreat.com

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