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         Healing With Nature

                   Wellness Retreat

                      Eight days - Seven Nights  

                       July 13th - 20th, 2024

                  Emily, MN

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Studies have shown, being in "Nature" is powerful healing.  Improves our physical and mental health.   Feeds our soul with calm and quiet.  Promotes focus, excellent for our hearts,  boosts our immune system, we sleep better, we are happier.    The list of benefits of retreating in nature is extensive. 

Emily Minnesota is home to AnnapuraBlue Resort.  Nestled in the forest, on a private environmental lake.    The perfect place to bath in Nature's energy.  

 

"Bathing in nature" is not about walking around naked in the forest with a bar of soap.  Bathing in nature is a Japanese practice known as Shinrin Yoku - the process of relaxation. A simple method of being calm and quiet among the trees, observing nature around you while breathing deeply, that helps both adults and children de-stress and boost health and wellbeing in a natural way.  

During this retreat you will learn the tools to "Stop!" ~ Listen to your inner self, learn how negativies within your life is destructive to your all around wellbeing.   How to replace the negativies you acknowledge with wisdom. 

You will learn the tools and techniques to shift how you view and take care of your mind, body and spirit.   Decide how you would like to live your daily life:  Now and future. 

Our mind, body and spirit are linked together. Our mind has great power over our physical and mental health.   This Nature Retreat  will give you the techniques to nurture your mind, balance your life and improve your wellbeing.  Increase your coping skills and decrease depression.  Deal better with life obstacles. Find calm within your daily life.

This retreat will teach body movement activities to improve our physical health.  Just like nurturing our minds, it is equally important to nurture our bodies.  This will improve our health, heart conditions, diabetes and other health insecurities. 

Nurturing our spirit fills us with so much joy in our life.  Everyone has a spiritual life, no matter what their beliefs are.   Compassion, laughter, purpose, service to others, all create joy. This retreat includes techniques to improve your own concept of your spiritual life and find inner happiness.     

Through this retreat you will re-discover you!.    

Retreat includes:   Mindset sessions, QiGong, Healing with Tibetan Healing Bowls, Breath Work to help clear our bodies and mind.  Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle boarding, floating, swimming.   Walks in the woods.   Hikes.   Lake side massage.  

Housing:   Shared Cabins,   Glaming tents carpited, electricity, bathroom, real beds, desk, chair.    Sleeping huts

This retreat and our amazing staff and chef will give you a wonderful retreat, healing and a plan on how you want to live your daily life. 

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What's Included 

  •  Welcome dinner - 

  • Daily healthy breakfast, Lunch and dinners  ​

  • Coffee, Tea, Fruit Juices and Water 

  • Wellness Sessions - Based on Five Life Poisons

  • Wellness Program

  • Multiple daily Guided Intuitive Qigong/Body Movement Sessions 

  • Meditation sessions, 

  • Breath Work

  • Integrative Nutrition

  • One private session for the week

  • Healthy Nutrition

  • Living a healthy daily life.

  • Private Time - enjoy your surroundings

  • Purification practices:  Breathwork Therapy,

  • Sound Bathing with Tibetan Singing Bowls

  • Nature Bathing - Soak up what nature has to offer you - It's healing!  Japanese call this Shinrin-Yoku - Soaking up the energy of nature.

  • Meditation - All levels

  • Evening Gatherings 

  • Two Follow up sessions post retreat   

  • Wireless Internet  

  • Community   

  • Pre Retreat Zoom Call                 

 

  Optional

  • ​ Massages 

  • Additional Private Sessions

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    Not Included:  

  • Air Fees and transfers to the Resort                        

Always feel free to contact us with any questions you may have at info@annapurnablue.com  or 952-405-0342

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Meals, Accommodations, Who Should Attend

MEALS AND DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: 

All our meals are made on site with fresh organic ingredients.   

Our chef can prepare vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, raw, detox and other

types of cuisine with

amazing variety for your needs. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Room Fees and Options:  cozy and comfortable 

Single Room: Inside Cabin

Shared  rooms available:  Inside cabin

Sleeping Huts:  Comfortable beds.  Wood burning stove

Cozy glamping Yurts.  Real memory foam beds, wood burning stove, carpeting, desk.    

   

Who Will Benefit From This Retreat? 

This retreat will be wonderful for both men and woman.   You can come by yourself, as a couple or as a group of friends. 

Our unique program will help anyone managing stress, lack of focus, problems in one or more areas of their life (personal, family, work/career, financial, spiritual and internal enviornmenta.  

 

Anyone struggle with medical issues or a serious illness. 

Anyone dealing with negativities and obstacles in their life.  This retreat will give everyone the tools to realize your are important, unique and worthy of living a quality life.   This amazing retreat space will give you the energy to think and plan how you want not only your daily life but for your years to come. This will be a liberating and wonderful experience. 

Investing In Your Wellbeing!

Retreat Fees:  Space Is Limited

Retreat Fee:  Retreat, Housing and Meals 

$1975.00 per person - Single Room. 

$1870.00 per person  Shared Room

$650.00 Commuter:  Retreat and Meals 

$350.00  Zoom 

Single person, couples and groups of friends are welcome to participate in this retreat. 

Rooms are offered as registrations come in.  Register early to ensure the room of your choice. 

Transportation To Minnesota and the Retreat Center. 

Driving: From Minneapolis area to the Retreat Center is approximately 2.5 - 3 hours with no stops or traffic.

 

Airport:  MSP International Airport                 2.5-3 hours to Retreat Center

 

Duluth International Airport

 2 hours to Retreat Center 

               

Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

One hour to Retreat Center 

COVID PRE-CAUTIONS:

We practice Covid Safety precautions at our retreats.  All rooms are cleaned and sterilized prior to your arrival.  

What Are My Benefits Attending This Retreat? 

This retreat will inspire you to realize you have your own innate ability to heal, to balance your life, to make the changes you would like to see in your life.   You will learn so much from this retreat and leave with a plan designed by you, tools to help keep you on your chosen path. A community of like minded people supporting you and your plans. 

 

​​Inspiration and Empowerment   -    You will be inspired to truly look within, with an open mind, to see:                                     

  • What you are unhappy with, in all areas in your life. 

  • Evaluate the status of your mind, body and spirit.

  • What you would like within your life.

  • ​A plan inspired by your desires to  make the changes to change what you are not happy with and to make a plan for your desires.

  • An amazing support system to help you achieve your goals. 

  • You will leave the retreat empowered to be the you, you would like to be.   Finding Yourself!

  • Tools to help you focus, creating balance and better health. 

  • Two  post retreat support sessions. 

AnnapurnaBlue Retreat Center 

Our retreat center is located in Central Minnesota.  Nestled in the forest on a private environmental lake.   

We are visited by deer, swans and loons who greets us with their morning serenade.  We have beautiful eagles soaring around us, wanting to know more of what is happening.   If you are interested in fishing, grab some gear from the hut and have a wonderful time. 

 

We have canoes, rowboats, kayaks, paddle boards and a sunfish sail boat you are welcome to take out on the lake.  Or find a beautiful spot, sit and enjoy a book or ..... whatever it is you would like to do during your free time. 

  

Either way, you will feel nature's beautiful nourishment to your mind, body and spirit. 

Retreat Arrival and Check out

You are welcome to arrive on July 13th  after 2:00 p.m.  Checkout is on July 20th by 11:00 a.m.  

 

Welcome Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. on July 13th   During our welcome dinner this is what we call "setting intentions for the retreat". This is a perfect time to meet our staff, discuss your goals for this retreat and to confirm the plans created for you in our pre-retreat consultation.   

If you need to arrive a day earlier  or stay a day later, please let us know. 

 

Meet Our Hosts and Facilitators

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Bo Blichfeldt,
QiGong Master and Body Movement Instructor 

Bo Blichfeldt

Co-Founder of AnnapurnaBlue, Health and Wellness

 

Bo has extensive training and certifications in the art of energy healing,  Feng Shui and Qigong, and well over 20 years of experience.  

 

Bo spent years in China learning these skills.  His experience opens the door to this knowledge for his students, and allows him to hold space for healing with his students.

 

We love that Bo’s collective knowledge brings a refinement in balance, energy and harmony. He helps students create new energy in their  daily life, restoring  health, vitality and energy.

A powerful energy healer who not only works  Qigong and meditative Qigong with students.  But introduces the importance of reflexology and how all is connected with the body.   

 

During this retreat you will also have a special Feng Shui reading of your home.  To help cultivate positive energy within your home.

 

You are in for a treat to be able to work with Bo, to  bring out your innate ability to heal and  be in balance with your daily life.  

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Deborah P,    Instructor 

Co-Founder and Wellness Instructor for AnnapurnaBlue Health and Wellness.

Deborah has worked in the healing and transformative arts for over 30 years.

 

Deborah’s work focuses on stress management, pain management, and balancing family and work environment.  

As a former nurse, trained psychotherapist, and certified health, family and executive coach, Deborah is trained in Western science of health and healing.

She has studied for the past 24 years studying healing and spiritual practices of Yungdrung Bon, the ancient Tibetan healing practice, with Latri Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche and other senior Tibetan masters.

Deborah combines both modern medicine and the ancient Tibetan healing practices to help her students make changes to improve all areas of their lives. 

She is witty, fun and enjoys sharing her knowledge with her students to give them the tools to improve their daily lives. 

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Wellness Coordinator 

He or She  will be your Wellness Retreat Coordinator.    Helping you with any question you may have.  Guiding you through the retreat.  

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