The Abundant Heart:
SACRED ADVENTURE + WELLNESS RETREAT
OCTOBER 5 - 8, 2023
Are you seeking a beautiful experience within nature? Do you want to surround yourself with like-hearted humans? Are you looking for solitude, excitement, deeper clarity and connection?
Journey to Hocking Hills, Ohio for a four-day immersion of expansion, laughter, healing, and adventure. Dive into sacred practices such as journaling, meditation and yoga, while embarking on majestic hikes and witnessing unforgettable nature.
As you navigate through the spiritual site and powerful portal that is Hocking Hills, you will reconnect with the Earth in a meaningful way and return to home to yourself.
BENEFITS OF RETREAT
creating new friends + family
stepping out of your comfort zone
hiring a team devoted to bringing you the best experience
traveling to magical destinations
opening your heart
saying yes to life
IT IS OUR HONOR TO BE YOUR GUIDES
3 Nights at Valhalla Hills Luxury Resort
2 Gourmet Vegetarian Meals Per Day
Sacred Facilitation Team
Meditation, Yoga & Journaling
Opening & Closing Circle
Ecstatic Dance Experience
Sound Healing Immersion
Beauty in Belonging Workshop Series
2 Adventures to Hocking Hills State Park: Cantwell Cliffs Loop, Conkle's Hollow Gorge Trail, Hemlock Bridge, Whispering Cave & Rock House
Shuttle or Transportation Costs, Extra Accommodations or Activities, Shopping or Tipping Costs, Travel Insurance
CANTWELL CLIFFS LOOP
The Cantwell Cliffs are a beautiful treasure that stand 150 feet tall in the Hocking Hills Region. With calming forests, steep descents, and a waterfall that overflows from Buck Run flows, this is a magical place for all to visit.
0.9 miles - moderate
CONKLE'S HOLLOW GORGE TRAIL
Conkle's Hollow is a spectacular sight with sheer cliffs of sandstone and a deep, cool gorge that is considered to some of the deepest in Ohio. Enjoy numerous waterfalls cascading from the cliff tops as you explore Conkle's Hollow.
1.2 miles - easy
HEMLOCK BRIDGE + WHISPERING CAVE
Whispering Cave offers more challenge with incline/decline hiking. Enjoy a cave and waterfall, stunning pine forests, and gorgeous views awaiting you the end of the trail.
1.9 miles - moderate
Rock House is unique in the Hocking Hills' region, as it is the only true cave in the park. It is a tunnel-like corridor situated midway up a 150-foot cliff of Blackhand sandstone.
0.8 miles - easy
BEAUTY IN BELONGING WORKSHOP SERIES
Diving into one of our greatest human strengths, we remember our truest sense of belonging. This two-part workshop, involving group discussions and partner exercises, is a transformative heart-opener designed to help us overcome obstacles on our paths and discover the art of being seen.
Beginning with gentle yoga, we are invited to open our hearts we dive into the art of expressive movement. Everyone is encouraged to be authentic and to move (or not move) their body how they feel most organically pulled.
Welcome stillness as you journey into deep meditative states through a vast spaciousness and the sacred world of sound. Enjoy this immersive experience — intended to create peaceful and positive shifts, heal emotional wounds, and foster heart-opening experiences.
DAILY MEDITATION, YOGA + JOURNALING
Welcome change and transformations of the Self. Embrace daily opportunities to explore your inner and outer world through journaling and meditation, all while nourishing your body with movement.
Enjoy a luxury resort experience like no other with over 8,000 sqft. of space including a large hot tub, 3 person sauna, multiple living spaces and so much more. At Valhalla Hills, we will enjoy a private and peaceful retreat, while also adventuring into the Hocking Hills and exploring the incredible hikes, forest, waterfalls and more.
retreat designer + lead facilitator
An emerging though leader of his generation, Adam is committed to bringing positive change to the world. He leads an international events company, designs and facilitates transformative experiences worldwide, that concentrate on the art and soul of sacred living. Some of his favorite things include nature, laughing, kayaking, and traveling. His other work includes founding the successful production company, Anahata Productions as well as writing / publishing the auto-biographical story, I Love.
Shawn loves sharing her passion for yoga as well as all its benefits with her community and has been teaching yoga since 2011. She enjoys teaching many styles and forms of yoga, ranging from Yin to Ashtanga. When not teaching or deepening her own yoga practice, Shawn enjoys traveling the world and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and friends.
yoga teacher + sound healer
Seeking a new outlet for her mind and body after she was no longer playing basketball competitively, Claudia discovered yoga. She quickly fell in love with the physical and mental benefits of yoga and has fully committed to sharing this practice with the world. Claudia is a total nature lover who still enjoys basketball, as well as hiking, spending time with her family and husband. She is the Desk / Retail Manager at her local studio, Body Language and teaches there too, choosing yoga as a living, breathing part of her life.
chef + culinary alchemist
Cori is a Holistic Health Practitioner with a passion for quality nutrition and using food as medicine. She believes in serving humanity with creations that come from our hearts as she sources local ingredients to bring a true farm-to-table experience. She offers a wide array of wellness products, plant-based catering, and ceremonial support groups for all ages. Cori's deepest passion and purpose is to ignite a Joy-Full Earth.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
"The sacred space that was shared and honored was beyond belief. It was an absolute honor to be a part of this retreat... Through the workshops, yoga and our outings I was able to rest, heal, reset and light a fire within me that I did not know I had." - Tanya
"It was by far the most healing, loving, comfortable week ever. I feel rejuvenated, relaxed, & emotionally incredible. I just want to say thank you for the opportunity to release and to gain this motivation I have now that I am back home." - Alex
"My favorite part (other than being fed so well) has been the memories created with friends I’ve made. 5-star experience with minimal effort required. My kind of travel." - Carrie.
REGISTRATION + PRICING
There are limited spots for this offering, as this keeps our container sacred and safe. To complete our registration process, you submit a form and sign a contract. For payment options, you may pay in full or submit a deposit, then enroll in our payment plan.
A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $450 IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT
Payment Plan Dates:
July 1 + September 1, 2023
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
DOUBLE / MATRIMONIAL
$1575 per person
ON SALE, $1200
Cancellation Policy: With the exception of the non-refundable deposit, you are eligible for a refund until 180 days before our event start date (April 5, 2023). No one books with an intention to cancel or postpone, so please consider travel insurance.
Payment Plan Policy: It is important that all payments are on time. If a payment is 3 days late with no contact or approved payment postponement, we reserve the right to cancel your booking. No refunds or credits will become available.
If you would like to know more about our pricing and why we charge what we do, please visit here.
Where is this retreat?
Lancaster, Ohio near the Hocking Hills Region.
When should I arrive?
Integration is important. If you are traveling far (6+ hours), it is recommended to stay nearby, the day before. Arrivals / check-in take place at 4pm on October 5, 2023. Please do not be late!
When do we leave?
Departures are at 10am on October 8, 2023.
How do I get to the retreat space?
An address will be provided in your retreat packet 90 days before you arrive. You are encouraged / welcome to drive here and park on the property. If you are flying and require a shuttle from the airport, please contact us as we can provide one for you.
What Do We Bring?
All important information including weather, plus a detailed packing list are delivered to you 90 days before your experience begins.
What Do We Not Bring?
Children, pets, alcohol or illegal substances, weapons of any kind, bad vibes or drama, glass (water bottles ok)
What is the Prosperity Program?
We believe in lifting each other up through prosperity and joy... so that is why we pay you $100 for every person you bring to any retreat (regardless if you attend or not).
I want to join this retreat, but do not want to travel alone...
We always encourage others to embrace the magic of this experience, even if it means attending with no friends or family. If you are attending this retreat but do not wish to travel alone, we can do our best to connect and coordinate you with another guest. Everyone is very welcoming here!