December 16 – 18, 2016
Join us for the day on Saturday or immerse yourself in a one night or two night stay in the beautiful nature retreat at Atlantic Center for the Arts. We will have creative space, yoga, meditation, expressive journaling, nature walks, and healthy, delicious meals. A perfect retreat for you or to gift a loved one with, before the holidays.
We will have massages available upon request for an additional fee. If you have any further questions, please email or call retreat coordinator Natalie Rose, firstname.lastname@example.org , (407) 221 – 7657.
Arts & Wellness Retreat Schedule
Friday December 16, 2016
2 pm -6 pm Retreat Arrival – check in at the Atlantic Center for the Arts’ Visitor Center: 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 *Make yourself comfortable, guided tour of the grounds – time in nature & studio space available
6:30 pm Welcome & dinner– dress comfortably
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm Circle Time – dance studio/creative space –setting intention, creative exploration, receive journals, relaxation meditation *Tea & snacks available throughout the weekend
Saturday December 17, 2016
6:15 am – 7:30 am – Sunrise Ocean Walk and/or Yoga
8 am – 9:30 am Welcome breakfast – including tour of ACA for day pass retreaters
10 am – Soundwalk– guided silent walk in nature
11 am – 12:30 pm Creative stations (all materials provided, including journals)
12:45 – 1:45 lunch so yummy!!! *Providing healthy, delicious meals for all dietary needs
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Free Time (optional studio space & pre-booked massages/energy work)
3:00 pm – 4 pm Creative time + snacks
4 pm – 5:15 pm Sunset relaxation at the ocean: Walk ~ qi gong ~ Closing Circle
6 pm – Dinner – for all retreaters
*Receive Creative Recipes for Wellness* Includes meals, relaxation & creative recipes from the retreat and extra recipes for your creativity and well-being
Evening options – pre-booked energy healing or massages, studio space available, inspiring film, or a night on the town (self-guided)
Sunday December 18, 2016 – mostly self-led
8 -9:30 am breakfast
9:30 am -12:30 pm creative time, nature walks (all self-led)
Check out 1pm
*Massages and energy work available upon request*
For any questions, not answered in the Q/A below, please call or email Atlantic Center for the Arts – Arts & Wellness Retreat Coordinator, Natalie Rose 407.221.7657 email@example.com
How do I register for the retreat? You can call Natalie Rose at 407.221.7657 or sign up online and click the option you are interested in – 2 night stay, 1 night stay, or Day pass: http://atlanticcenterforthearts.org/event-or-exhibition/aca-retreat/
Is there child-care available? Please call Retreat Coordinator Natalie Rose 407.221.7657 to discuss this option. We may be able to provide child care for you, depending on the age of your child for an additional cost of $50
How do I pre-register for a massage or energy work? Please call Retreat Coordinator Natalie Rose 407.221.7657 to discuss full details.
What type of food will be served throughout the weekend? We are catering the meals to all participants, with a focus on healthy and delicious meals/snacks; for more details, please call or email Retreat Coordinator, Natalie Rose 407.221.7657 firstname.lastname@example.org
What to expect? A relaxed environment where you can have space for You! Our retreat center is infused with creative spirit and surrounded by nature – creating a serene setting. Feel free to choose what you would like to do on our schedule of activities. Most important is that you listen to what you need most during this retreat and know that you are fully supported to make this retreat your own! We welcome all levels – beginner to advance for yoga, meditation, and creative stations. The food provided is catered to your dietary needs.* All healthy, delicious options and as locally grown as we possibly can!
What do I wear? Comfortable clothing for yoga, walking, and creative time; bring layers if it’s cold, and a wet suit if you are daring and want to swim at the ocean!
What do I pack? Comfortable clothing, comfortable walking shoes, bug spray, any personal items you may need, toiletries (shampoo/conditioner/soap), any creative work you are currently working on that you want time for while you’re here – please bring your own supplies
What’s this area like? Atlantic Center for the Arts is in a nature-retreat setting, including board walks and sidewalks (all handicap accessible). Best to wear comfortable shoes, bring bug-spray just in case- although weather should be great and bugs to a minimum. There are also natural trails to walk through.
There are air-conditioned single/double occupancy cabins with your own bathroom/shower; there are cottages for an additional charge, which include bathroom/shower/kitchenette. All other amenities include studio spaces for you to dive deeper into your creative process.
More about housing… For a sneak peek at studios/housing go to this link: http://atlanticcenterforthearts.org/facilities/studios-facilities-housing/
Housing consists of 28 individual rooms divided into two wings. Each unit is equipped with a full-sized bed, work desk, radio alarm clock, small refrigerator and private bath with shower. Bed and bath linens are provided. Housekeeping services are not provided during the residency.
Wireless internet is provided in Associate housing, but the rooms do not have a television or phone. A telephone is available at the Commons for free local calls. A calling card can be purchased in town for long distance or international calls. Coin-operated laundry machines are located by room 15 of Associate Housing, and they cost $1 per machine.
Of the 28 rooms, four are designed to be handicap accessible suites with required accessibility features as well as an extra bed for a caretaker.
The Cottages – additional cost
The 3 one-bedroom cottages, tucked away from the studios, offer privacy and expansive views of nature. These 800 square foot deluxe tri-level cottages boast an open living area with 20 foot ceilings, an elevated kitchen with all amenities including laundry facilities, loft style bedroom and private outdoor deck.