The Art Of Loving Couples Retreat
-AoL will return May 2021: Check back mid Feb-
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The Art of Loving
Discover a new way to love during a romantic mountain getaway.
Join us for a blissful 2 night retreat in the world famous San Juan Mountains for a romantic get-away at Chipeta Solar Springs Resort & Spa in Ridgway, Colorado. Chipeta offers multiple soaking options, fire pits, access to local trails, massage, yoga, facials, fabulous dinning and more to make this special retreat for you and your partner as heart AND body opening as you wish.
The weekend will focus on an introduction to Tantric practices for deepening and opening appreciation, love, playfulness and connection & intimacy with your partner. Time will be set aside for private time, pampering or local adventure.
We will learn, explore and practice....
* Personal Grounding/Recentering *Body connection
*The importance of being fully present & slowing down
*Tantric breath work *Connecting intimacy and energy
*Authentic communication, acceptance & desires *5 Love Languages
*Supporting and honoring the masculine & feminine energies in each of us
*Being playful and getting silly *The arts of falling in love (again and again)
This retreat also includes a sacred Masculine/Feminine Ceremony called a Shiva/Shakti Puja
on Saturday night in which all couples will wear white (off white or near white).
$459 PER COUPLE
*Not including room/meals/travel - Room Discount Code Below
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*$100 is a non-refundable sign up fee - but can be used toward future events if you can't make it last minute
Click here right now to book the best possible Chipeta Solar Springs Resort and Spa room. Use the Code (ARTOFLOVING) for a 30% off room rate (rate applies to extended stays too!). If you are traveling more than 5 hours away, we suggest you stay then night before to drop in, recenter and relax.
Friday 4:30-5:30pm: Welcome, Grounding & Logistics
Friday 7:30-8:30pm: Opening Ceremony
Saturday 9-10am: Optional Free Yoga With Chipeta Resort
Saturday 10am-Noon: Group Sessions
Saturday 2-4pm: Group Sessions
Saturday 7:00-9:30pm: Evening Shiva/Shakti Ceremony
Sunday 9:30 - 11am: Group & Closing Session
How many people will attend? Approximately 4-6 couples
Is this retreat clothed? Yes, this retreat is fully clothed.
What if I'm a little uncomfortable? Each practice and session is always presented with options to adapt to each person's comfort level. Comfort is a priority and we grow upon each practice step by step to ensure a gentle introduction for deepening your connection with your partner.
What is included?
One optional 30 min optional pre-retreat check in phone session per couple - ask Tara
Approx 9-10 hours of Art Of Loving Sessions AND one 30-min private couple's in person retreat check in session during retreat
Water/tea, light snacks, ceremonial supplies, session space, blankets/pillows/etc
Access to free resort yoga sessions, hiking trails, bikes, workout room and much more
What can I bring? Comfortable warm and cold weather clothing, white ceremonial clothing, swim suit, water bottle, AND one meaningful item (quote or poem) to share on our alter - you will receive the item back. Anything else to help you feel comfortable. A more detailed list will be e-mailed out a couple of weeks before the event.
Where are the closest airports? Montrose (45 minutes) Grand Junction (less than 2 hours) Durango (2 +hours). Denver airport is a 7 hour drive from Ridgway. If you are traveling more than 5 hours away, consider arriving the night before to relax and acclimate to the elevation.
*A suggested packing list for mountain weather and travel will be sent out closer to the retreat.
What couples are saying?
"Wow! We really are leaving with new ways to love, honor and connect. Thank you for these simple yet beautiful practices to weave into our relationship for continued expansion of our love" - March 2017 Couple
"In the 30 years we've been married, we still learned new things about each other AND how to bring Tantra into our home practice" - Dec 2018 couple
"We are leaving The Art of Loving with a deeper since of shared energy exchange through breath work and are excited to create more time together in ritual" - May 2019 Couple