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THE CHRISTINE CENTER | October 10-13, 2019

"Your freedom is in the full embodiment
of your authenticity"
- Kiran Trace


Join us on retreat as we enjoy the freedom of simply being as we are—right here & now.

Together, we will slow down. 

And listen. 

And rest.


Daily practices will help you awaken from your cultural conditioning, tune into your desires, and land more fully in your body. The tools are practical, designed to return you to your natural state of being—in step with your intuitive wisdom. This state is not far away. It does not require you to ‘do’ more things, to ‘get better,’ or even ‘to heal’ in the conventional sense of the word. 

It just requires your willingness to show up in this moment.

You will find a supportive, down to earth community with your fellow retreat participants, and at The Christine Center—a healing setting in its own right. 

Simply being on the land, eating the delicious food, perusing the bookstore & enjoying the craftsman-made rooms brings a sense of wellbeing. We invite you to visit the center’s website to get inspired:  christinecenter.org

There are several options for your retreat free time, including a sauna, fire pit, and walking trails, as well as some craft/art materials, sound healing, and movement/dance offerings our team will be providing. 

Kristen is an integrative medicine doctor at the Raby Institute at Northwestern. Meghan is a clinical psychologist in private practice. We are two women on our own healing paths, with much to share!

We will be joined by Austin Peters, a talented musician who does a live-music meditation with Meghan called Embodied Together. Austin will be providing sound baths and musical accompaniment throughout the weekend. 

More about your hosts:

Kristen's Bio
Meghan's Bio
Austin’s Music

Schedule

Thursday evening
3:00-5:00pm: Check in / Settle into Rooms
5:30pm: Dinner
6:30-7:00pm: Free Time
7:00-8:30pm: Evening Session in Meditation Room / Opening Ceremony

Friday
8:00am: Breakfast
8:45-9:30am: Silent Meditation in the Chapel
9:30-10:00am: Free Time
10:00-12:00am: Morning Session
12:00-12:30pm: Free Time
12:30pm: Dinner
1:30-2:00pm: Free Time
2:00-4:00pm: Afternoon Session
4:00-5:00pm: Free Time
5:00-5:30pm: Silent Meditation in the Chapel
5:30pm: Supper
6:00-7:00pm: Free Time
7:00-8:30pm: Evening Session
8:30-9:00pm: Free Time

Saturday
8:00am: Breakfast
8:45-9:30am: Group Sound Bath in the Meditation Room
9:30-10:00am: Free Time
10:00-12:00am: Morning Session
12:00-12:30pm: Free Time
12:30pm: Dinner
1:30-2:00: Free Time
2:00-4:00pm: Afternoon Session
4:00-5:30pm: Free Time
5:30pm: Supper
6:00-7:00pm: Free Time
7:00-8:30pm: Evening Session
8:30pm-9:00pm: Free Time

Sunday
8:00am: Breakfast
8:30-10am: Pack Room
9:30-10:00am: Silent Meditation in the Chapel
10:00-12:00am: Morning Session / Closing Ceremony
12:30pm: Supper
1:00-2:00pm: Check Out (Bookstore Purchases)

*Weekend spoiler alert: You are perfect, just as you are. And peace is here, right where you are.


Ready to sign up? 

  1. Choose your room option below. (We will book the room for you. You do not need to book with The Christine Center)

  2. Note the total for your room + food + tuition.

  3. Enter your name, email, phone and payment in the form below. If you are paying with PayPal, use the link at the bottom of the page. If you are paying with credit card, submit the form & you will receive an email or call to take your payment.

  4. You will receive a confirmation email reserving your spot, after payment is processed. Further details to come via email, as retreat time approaches.

1.  Choose a Room Option

The rooms available for our group are in large, modern hermitages. These hermitages have shared bathrooms, kitchenettes, and lounge spaces. They have several separate rooms inside the hermitage, with two beds. The rates below reflect your option to stay in one of these separate rooms on your own, or share it.

Please note:  All campers have access to bathrooms & showers nearby, as well as access to the main facility 24 hours a day.

Total Room Price for 3 nights
Guest House Rooms, single:  $207
Guest House Rooms, shared:  $143
Camping (BYO tent):  $51
Camping w/ electric:  $69

2.  Food (9 meals, must choose) ($114)
+  Tuition ($400)
=  Total:  $514

The meals are delicious, healthy, organic, and a highlight for visitors. They are vegetarian. If you have dietary restrictions eg. gluten or dairy free, please let us know. The Christine Center is able to accommodate.

Room + Food + Tuition Totals
Guest Room in Modern Hermitage, single:  $721
Guest Room in Modern Hermitage, shared:  $657
Camping (BYO tent):  $565
Camping w/ electric:  $583

Please Read

Please note that while therapeutic & healing approaches will be covered, the retreat is not a therapy group nor a substitute for personal psychotherapy or medical advice. The retreat is not designed to work with personal psychological or emotional disorders, or for those with challenging pain, trauma, anxiety, or depression at this time. If you are suffering from difficult forms of these conditions, please consider whether this retreat is appropriate for you, as you keep in mind that we will not be able to provide personal medical or psychological treatment during the retreat. 

While relationships with your co-journeyers can and do form on these retreats – deep friendships – it is important to remember that the retreat is not primarily a social gathering (Which doesn’t mean we might not have a dance party or two!). The invitation is to give yourself a chance to slow down and move authentically, enjoying the supportive container that is provided, and utilizing it to let go of your social conditioning.

Thank you. We are looking forward to spending this time with you.

Cancellation Policy

We can offer you a full refund up until September 1st, 2018. After September 1st, there is a half refund until 30 days before the event. 

No refunds inside 30 days. We appreciate your understanding, as we will have paid the housing & food in full at that time. 


To Register

Enter your name, email, room choice & payment method in the form below. Full payment is required to reserve your spot.

If you are paying with PayPal, use the link at the bottom of the page, or click here.

If you are paying with credit card, submit the form & you will receive an email or call to take your payment.

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