23159
Missouri
Meditation and Movement: Wellness and Healing in the Ozarks
Gain a renewed perspective on wellness and the world as you learn self-care and healing through meditation, movement and self-healing techniques in a natural setting.
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Program No. 23159RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
699
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6 days
5 nights
15 meals
5 B 5 L 5 D
DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
YMCA of the Ozarks
D
YMCA Trout Lodge

Activity note: Hotel check-in from 3:30 p.m.

Afternoon: Program Registration, 3:30 p.m. After you have your room assignment, come to the Road Scholar table at the front desk to register with the program staff and get your welcome packet containing your name-tag, up-to-date schedule that reflects any changes, other important information, and to confirm when and where the Orientation session will take place. If you arrive late, please ask for your packet when you check in. Orientation. The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer questions. Periods in the daily schedule designated as “Free time” and “At leisure” offer opportunities to do what you like and make your experience even more meaningful and memorable according to your personal preferences. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances/conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Dinner: After a long day of travel, we will enjoy a hot meal at the lodge buffet, which includes a hot and cold line with both healthy and savory choices. Coffee, tea, water included.

Evening: We will explore the campus of Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood, while learning a little about the history of the YMCA and how it got the name Trout Lodge.

DAY
2
Guided Imagery, Earthing, Movement
YMCA of the Ozarks
B,L,D
YMCA Trout Lodge

Activity note: Please always wear active, comfortable clothing.

Breakfast: At the lodge, our breakfast buffet will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Morning: With our instructor, we will received an introduction to meditation and mindfulness, an introduction to personal mastery, and guided imagery, and guided Meditation on Twin Hearts.

Lunch: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Afternoon: We’ll learn together about the power of going barefoot in our earthing class before taking the class outside and going barefoot on the sand as we learn about psychic self-defense.

Dinner: Lodge buffet.

Evening: We’ll learn the research behind music as medicine and experiment with different sounds and their corresponding states of mind.

DAY
3
Laughter Yoga, Massage, Wellness Planning
YMCA of the Ozarks
B,L,D
YMCA Trout Lodge

Activity note: Please always wear active, comfortable clothing.

Breakfast: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Morning: We'll start the day with Twin Hearts Meditation, and enjoy a laughter yoga class that shows the power of laughter for wellness.

Lunch: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Afternoon: We will receive a relaxing massage from a professional therapist and begin creating a new personal wellness plan.

Dinner: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Evening: Enhancing Emotional Intelligence with a professional Executive Coach. Enjoy this experiential workshop to find new wellness tools for life's toolbox.

DAY
4
Washington State Park, Reiki Begins!
YMCA of the Ozarks
B,L,D
YMCA Trout Lodge

Activity note: Please always wear active, comfortable clothing.

Breakfast: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Morning: After our Twin Hearts Meditation, we will enjoy a field trip to Washington State Park, where we will explore petroglyphs from the Mississippian Era, learn about pioneer life, and see the historic structures built by the African American Civilian Conservation Corps.

Lunch: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Afternoon: We will begin Reiki Level I. Reiki is an honored Japanese system of healing. Training will include initiation rituals, history, and instruction on techniques.

Dinner: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Evening: Our Reiki Level I training continues. Reiki is an honored Japanese system of healing. Training will include initiation rituals, history, and instruction on techniques.

DAY
5
Reiki Level I, Ritual Campfire
YMCA of the Ozarks
B,L,D
YMCA Trout Lodge

Activity note: Please always wear active, comfortable clothing.

Breakfast: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Morning: We’ll start the day with our daily Twin Hearts Meditation. Our Reiki Level I training continues. Reiki is an honored Japanese system of healing. Training will include initiation rituals, history, and instruction on techniques.

Lunch: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Afternoon: Our Reiki Level I training continues. Reiki is an honored Japanese system of healing. Training will include initiation rituals, history, and instruction on techniques.

Dinner: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Evening: Out on the lodge grounds, we will take part in a ritual campfire, where we will leave behind all unwanted thought forms and create new beginnings for ourselves and the world.

DAY
6
Meditation, Closing Ceremonies, Program Concludes
YMCA of the Ozarks
B,L

Activity note: Lodge check-out by 11:30 a.m.

Breakfast: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included.

Morning: We’ll enjoy one last Twin Hearts Meditation, followed by our closing ceremony and farewells.

Lunch: At the lodge, our buffet meal will include a hot line and salad bar, plus assorted desserts; coffee, tea, water included. This concludes our program.

Afternoon: If you are transferring to another Road Scholar program, detailed instructions are included in your Information Packet for that program. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on another rewarding program in the future. Don’t forget to join our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram. Best wishes for all your journeys!






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