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3 DAY/2 NIGHT WHOLLY HUMAN YOGA CHAPEL AND HEALING ARTS RETREAT
January 7 -9, 2022
Ready to make 2022 the year you live as your most whole, vibrant, and authentic self?
Start your NEW YEAR off well by joining us for the 3 Day/ 2 Night Wholly Human Yoga Chapel and Healing Arts Retreat as we gather together to be nurtured and nourished body, mind, heart, and soul at the Warren Willis Conference Center in Leesburg, FL.
During these 3 days and 2 nights, you will have an opportunity to rejuvenate your whole being as you retreat in this monastic setting nestled on 300 acres of natural terrain surrounded by lakes on both sides of the campground and conference center.
In addition to simply enjoying time set apart from the hustle and bustle of every life, there will be opportunities for you to attend up to five Yoga Chapel offerings and three workshops to foster greater health and wholeness - physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Check out what we have planned:
Yoga Chapel: Yoga Chapel sessions will guide our collective time together throughout the weekend, enabling us to embody what Scripture has to say about being Wholly Human. These practices will incorporate Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin Yoga styles including break-out options for both Basic and Intermediate practices along the way so that there is something for everyone! Beginner through Advanced Yogi's welcome!
Interested in becoming a Christ-Centered, Trauma-Informed Certified Yoga Teacher?
Extend your stay and join the Yoga Teaching Training (YTT) Cohort who will be participating in the Wholly Human Yoga Chapel and Healing Arts Retreat as part of their 150 HR YACEP Yoga Teacher Training Course. For more details, click here.
IMPORTANT COVID PRECAUTIONS: We highly recommend that you be fully vaccinated to attend this retreat, and that you be fully vaccinated if you plan to share a room with someone you do not live with. Mats will be spaced apart so that you do not have to wear a mask during Yoga Chapel. Otherwise, we will be recommending the use of a mask as you come and go from common space. Every precaution will be taken to ensure we are practicing safe and mindful COVID protocols for all who attend.
Friday, January 7th
Saturday, January 8th
Sunday, January 9th
Early Bird Rates: Paid in Full by 10/31/2021
Double Occupancy $295
Single Occupancy $335
(Option to split payment between registration and 10/31/21)
Double Occupancy $345
Single Occupancy $385
If you would like to extend your stay and join us for dinner on Friday, January 7th at 5:30 PM and stay through lunch on Sunday, January 9th at noon, you are welcome to do so! The additional charge is $30 per person for those two meals. That option can be addedd anytime between when you register and 12/15/2021.
NOTE: Retreat fees do not include travel to and from the retreat center in Leesburg, FL. This fee does not include the 150 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification course. For that option, please click here.
Registration payments are 100% refundable until December 5, 2021 (less a $50 administration fee). After December 5, 2021, retreat fees are non-refundable. Registration payments are 100% transferrable.
The United Methodist Warren Willis Camp and Conference Center is considered to be sacred space by thousands of people who have chosen to retreat on these hallowed grounds over multiple generations.
If you enjoy getting back to nature, you will appreciate this intentionally rustic and monastic setting.
Free Wifi is available to all guests. However, there are no tvs or other electronic devices in any of the lodge rooms. Each room comes furnished with two single beds, a night stand, a desk and/or dresser, and a private bathroom. Lodge rooms also include clean linens and a full set of clean towels. Please feel free to bring anything with you including personal linens, pillows, etc. that will allow to feel at home and comfortable.
On our breaks, you will be able to spend time strolling along the lake, meandering through the labyrinth, or walking along one of the prayer paths. There are also ample places to sit and swing along the lake. Or, you can rest in the lobby while sharing a cup of coffee or tea as you connect with other amazing Yogi's.
NOTE: Please be aware that this facility is not a resort or spa. It is a campsite and conference center lodge. While the grounds are safe and clean, there are acres of natural terrain and some wildlife. Please plan to bring bug spray, and, if you are prone to environmental allergies, please make sure to bring your allergy medication.
Since Covid began, Warren Willis Camp and Conference Center went from 50 employees to 5 employees. Those five people have been working as hard as they can to keep up the property (along with volunteer support) so that it can continue to be a viable space for future generations. As a way of honoring a Wesleyan Spirit of Connection and practicing "Karma Yoga," we will be inviting those attending the Wholly Human retreat to consider joining us for an hour of selfless service (cleaning, weeding, clearing a prayer path, etc. - whatever the Center feels will be most helpful at the time) as a way of preserving this sacred space for generations to come. This invitation is entirely voluntary with no expectations. Join us if this feels like an authentic offering you would enjoy.
Rev. Lenora Rousseau is the Founder and Pastoral Director of the Pointe of Grace Project and serves in this role by extension as an Elder in the FLUMC. In addition to being a seasoned Pastor and Chaplain, Lenora is an RYT E-RYT/RYT 500 Yoga instructor, Certified Spiritual Director, Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practitioner, Certified Breath Coach, and Certified Flexibility Coach. (Read more...)
Francoise “Franny” Long is a classically trained chef, Certified Holistic Health Coach, RYT E-200/500 Yoga Instructor, Certified Yin Yoga Teacher, Certified Children's Yoga Teacher, Certified Breath Coach, and an enthusiastic wellness advocate. (Read more...)
Meet Jordan Celeste Conner. Jordan started her adult life in retail management, but after working in retail for several years and having her first child, she realized a deep desire for more in life—a need that could not be filled alone by the love she had for her family. That is when she began the journey for self-love and deeper purpose, which she discovered through art therapy, yoga and mindfulness. Jordan is now a registered art therapist, yoga & mindfulness teacher, and life coach.
Jordan has worked in mental health since 2018 when she received her masters degree in Art Therapy. Since then, she has helped hundreds of people move toward mental wellness using visual arts to create tangible transformation. In 2020, she trained as a 200-hour yoga and mindfulness teacher and then founded Wholly Beautiful, LLC, a 4-dimensional wellness program which facilitates the self-discovery process through body, mind, heart, and soul exploration. Jordan has also recently been trained as a life coach, which has been invaluable to serving her clients on their wellness journeys.
Jordan now lives with her two sons and husband in Florence, SC. She dedicates each day to living more fully in the presence of God, building upon the gifts He has provided her.
Jordan is honored to be collaborating with Point of Grace in the mission to help more women feel whole and balanced in their lives through creativity, yoga, and mindfulness practice.
“Self-care is giving the best of you, instead of what is left of you.“ -Katie Reed