Natural Living & Education Center in Asheville NC

Blue Ridge Mountains

Summer Solstice Demo

Date(s) - 06/24/2017
9:30 am - 7:30 pm

OM Sanctuary

Celebrating the entrance into the longest day of the year, OM Sanctuary’s Summer Solstice Demo Day offers the local Asheville community an opportunity to revel in the beauty and abundance that our 54-acre mountain retreat center provides, while experiencing all-day FREE holistic wellness programs and education.

Summer Solstice Free Wellness Programs

Drop-In Morning Classes: Renewal Center
*9:30-10:45: Gentle Flow Yoga
*11-11:45: Guided Relaxation & Meditation

file:///C:/Users/Bearilian/Downloads/Screen%20Shot%202017-06-15%20at%203.22.22%20PM.pngLunch & Learn: Serenity Garden Dining Room
12:00-12:45: Follow along with Wellness Coordinator Mary Liske as she discusses The Wellness Wheel of Health. Participants have access to a locally-sourced, organic Macrobiotic meal made in-house. *Healthy lunch options available at a fee.

Free Afternoon Programs: OM Campus
*1-1:45: Beginner Tai Chi – Tai Chi is an ancient form of martial arts practiced to increase health and improve balance. It is a moving meditation that improves mental clarity while providing physical fitness that is slow and flowing like nature.
2:00-2:45: OM Sanctuary Guided Campus Tour: Meet the Executive Team (Founder/President, Shelli Stanback and Executive Director, Jonathan Frappier) and hear about the history of the organization, see our facilities inside and out and see the new construction of our 1,500 square foot program space.
3-3:45: Connect with nature on a Forest Bathing guided hike. A very simple formula, this practice of “spending time in a forest atmosphere” allows the senses to be calmed and relaxed, offering rejuvenating and restorative benefits through the presence of natural surroundings.
*4-4:45: Yoga for Awakening

Chai Chats Panel Discussion: Serenity Garden Dining Room
5-6:15 Chai Chats – Panel Discussion with EcoForesters – Andy Tait and Evan Novell discuss the recent Forest Carbon Sequestration evaluation that took place at OM Sanctuary’s 42-acre conservation easesment urban forest.

*Complimentary OMS Signature Chai and healthy, light snacks available at a fee.

Evening Ceremony:
6:15-7:30p : Despacho Mandala Ceremony with shamanic energy medicine woman Suzannah Tebbe Davis
Complimentary Massage: Renewal Center
12-5: Chair Massage- Therapists will highlight signature treatments that will be coming soon

*All Classes First Come First Served, 20 people maximum