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Integrating Higher and Lower Self – A Six Day Azul Residential Retreat

Integrating Lower & Higher Self is an exploration of the lower and higher self. It is designed to explore and experience the nine matrixes of the lower self: gluttony, greed, sloth, envy, wrath, pride, lust, fear and deceit. As we come to understand the way the conditioned mind operates through these matrixes, we can unveil the masks that were created to protect us but inevitably have led to our suffering. Seeing with the eyes of honesty who we are and how we move lifts the veil of illusion and frees us to live from our higher self, which is our main source of wisdom and inspiration.

You will become aware of the many subtle ways your lower self affects your thoughts and actions in your daily life and will learn how the various masks you wear affect your behavior and relationship to the outside world. Accessing your higher self will result in a deeper connection with your own innermost guidance, knowing and wisdom, and in an increased ability to access your personal power.

“Dance strips us of the false self, beliefs, imprints that cover up our true self. The body cannot lie, so when we are able to listen through the body, we hear truth.” – Amara Pagano

Tuition: $645
Early bird until July 15, 2019 – $580
Monthly payment plan available

Venue: Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York, USA

The mission of the Garrison Institute is to demonstrate and disseminate the importance of contemplative practices and spiritually grounded values in building sustainable movements for a healthier, safer, and more compassionate world. Working collaboratively with practitioners in diverse fields, the Institute develops and hosts retreats and symposia, produces research and publications, and provides a hub for ongoing learning networks.

Perched above the Hudson River about 50 miles north of New York City—on the east bank of the river across from West Point—the Garrison Institute is nestled in the hills of a landscape made famous in 19th century Hudson River School paintings.

Facilities include a variety of spacious meeting and break-out rooms, an inspirational non-denominational meditation hall seating up to 300, a wood-paneled dining hall holding 175 at one seating, a library, a theater, high speed internet access, and state-of-the-art audio and visual resources. The Institute currently offers accommodations for 165 overnight guests.

Cost for 5 nights and meals:
Single room – $950
Double room – $850
Dorm room – $725
Commuter – $600