Sat, Oct 15|
Nicole Teal's Wellness Studio
Journey of the Heart
- Autumn Mini Retreat with meditation, sound healing, art, massage, & Reiki
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Nicole Teal's Wellness Studio, 1 W Church St, Frederick, MD 21701, USA
About the event
Join Nicole Teal, wellness navigator, & Artis Moon, trauma-informed interdisciplinary arts & healing guide, for an autumn evening mini retreat. Explore your presence as you drop fully into an honest and compassionate look at this moment of your life.
This journey includes light refreshments, the creation of a collaborative mandala*, a multi-instrumental soundbath, guided meditation with movement, deep breathing and somatic awareness, art, journaling, hands-on healing, and a closing circle.
Welcome in the glow of autumn & sit with where you are in this moment of your life. Reflect back on Spring & Summer, and look ahead through the Fall & Winter. Listen to where your heart is calling you to venture next on your life path.
Surrender to your own healing process, acknowledge and honor the unique experiences of your life, release what's not working for you any longer, and prepare the ground for the shifts and changes you are manifesting in your life.
During the sound healing, you will be invited to reflect on the areas of growth that are coming up for you, and download your reflections and revelations via art and journaling, which you will then be invited to continue as Nicole and Artis offer a taste of hands-on healing to each participant, with massage & Reiki respectively.
We will create a collaborative nature-based mandala in the studio as you settle into the space. Feel free to bring any items you would like to contribute - flowers, herbs, feathers, crystals, stones, rocks, etc. (You can take them back home with you after). Then we circle around the mandala in a seated meditation for Integration, during which you each create your guiding intention statement, called a Sankulpa, a statement based on your heart’s desire, which can serve as your own personal mantra going forward for a period of time. We close with a sharing in circle - your experience, your art, revelations, your statement, whatever you wish to share.
5-5:30 - Arrivals, refreshments, socializing, settling in, placing items into mandala
5:30 - Opening talk, introducing of presenters, and what to expect, instructions
5:45 - Participants introduce themselves - Who are you & why have you come?
6 - Soundbath journey begins with Nicole guiding movement and self-massage, transition to seated
6:30-7 - Seated meditation & downloading via art & writing
7-7:45 - Laying down, restorative integration, Nicole circulates with massage, Artis circulates with Reiki, finishing with seated integration
7:45-8 - Closing share
- Yoga mat or something to lay on
- Cushion for sitting & use under knees when laying
- Light blanket
- Journal if you have one
- Any drawing/writing supplies you'd like to bring
- Any items from nature that you would like to incorporate into the collaborative nature mandala
- Any small personal altar items you'd like to bring
Autumn Mini Retreat$75.00+$1.88 service fee