Retreats

  • A) Economy Twin (Shared) – $70.00
  • Accessible Room – $99.00
  • B) Economy Twin/Full (Private) – $95.00
  • C) Standard Twin (Shared) – $95.00
  • D) Standard Twin (Private) – $130.00
  • E) Premium Queen – $150.00
  • F) Deluxe Queen (w/private bath) – $215.00
  • H) Pet-Friendly Room – $150.00
  • (All prices include $0.00 base amount)

Labor Day Weekend 2018: Celebrating the Spirit of Creative Enterprise

Flexible Dates

Celebrating the Spirit of Community & Creative Enterprise

Our 8th Annual Labor Day Weekend Celebration!

This uplifting retreat and family fun weekend is open to all, newcomers (like our First Timers Weekend) and long-time devotees. A great way to experience and enjoy Ananda, see what Laurelwood has to offer and be in the company and satsang of joyful truth seekers. We will be celebrating our many new creative enterprises that are becoming manifest in this year. They are as follows:

The Village at Ananda Laurelwood
The Center at Ananda Laurelwood
Cities of Light Residential Program
Ananda House, LLC
Awakening Arts Academy
Awaken Gardens
Dwapara Yoga & Meditation, LLC
Green Hill Market and Espresso
Laurelwood Builders Guild, LLC
Yogananda Gardens of the Northwest

Highlights of the weekend celebration to include:

  • Daily meditation and yoga
  • Inspiring talks from the new creative enterprise leaders
  • Shared visioning
  • Joyful Seva (service) opportunities
  • Kirtan with our Ananda Laurelwood kirtan group and special guests
  • Purification and Sunday Service at Laurelwood
  • Tours of the campus, Yogananda Gardens and new community
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • Entertainment
  • Volleyball/Ballyball
  • Hiking
  • Garden Visits
  • Exploring Arts
  • Satsang, friendship and joy

Ananda Laurelwood welcomes all to celebrate with us. Stay overnight or come for just the day. To register and pay for meals a la carte click here.

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Friday, August 31

3:30 pm – Check in

4:30 – 6:00 pm:  Energization and Yoga asanas, followed by meditation

7:30 pm:  Introductory & Welcome Evening

 

Saturday, Sept 1

6 am:   Energization Exercises (Front Lawn of Harmony Hall)

6:30 am – 8:00 am:   Long Meditation (Harmony Chapel) or Yoga/Meditation (Yoga Room in Expansion Hall)

8:00 am – 8:30 am:   Breakfast in Silence (Green Hill Cafe)

8:30 am – 9:00 am:   Breakfast continues (Green Hill Cafe)

9:30 am – 12:00 pm:  Sharing our Creative Enterprises (Auditorium in Expansion Hall)

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm:   Energization and Meditation (Front Lawn Harmony Hall with meditation in Harmony Chapel)

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm:   Lunch (Green Hill Cafe)

4:30 pm 6:00 pm:    Yoga/Meditation (Yoga Room in Expansion Hall)

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm: Dinner (Green Hill Cafe)

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm:   Kirtan under the stars! (Yogandanda Gardens)Yogananda-statue-in-flowers-1

Sunday, September 2

6 am:   Energization Exercises (Front Lawn of Harmony Chapel)

6:30 am – 8:00 am:   Long Meditation (Harmony Chapel) or Yoga/Meditation (Yoga Room in Expansion Hall)

8:00 am – 8:30 am:   Breakfast in Silence (Green Hill Cafe)

8:30 am – 9:00 am:   Breakfast continues (Green Hill Cafe)

10:00 am -10:45 am:   Purification Ceremony (Auditorium in Expansion Hall)

11:00 am -12:30 pm:   Festival of Light Service (Auditorium in Expansion Hall)

12:45 – 1:30 pm:   Lunch (Green Hill Cafe)

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm:    Afternoon activities (Volleyball, Hiking, visiting, Garden visits, Exploring Arts, etc)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm:   Picnic-style light dinner (Green Hill Café)

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm:   Movie or Swamiji reading PG WodehouseKirtan 7-4-15

Monday, September 3

6 am:   Energization Exercises (Location TBD)

6:30 am – 8:00 am:   Long Meditation (Harmony Chapel) or Yoga/Meditation (Yoga Room in Expansion Hall)

8:00 am – 9:00 am:    Breakfast (Green Hill Cafe)

10:00 am – 11:00 am:   Closing Circle, Go with Love (AUM Pavilion)

12:00 pm:   Bags Out

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm:   Lunch (Green Hill Cafe)


 

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