Couples Retreat


Asheville, NC Couples Retreat

May 15, 16, & 17, 2015

Communication, Intimacy, & Sensuality 

Linda Cammarata, RN & Larry Cammarata, Ph.D.


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Asheville is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina 


Our retreat will cover skills and practices designed to support and evolve the strength, stability, and resilience that cultivates satisfying long-term relationships.


Retreat Topics:

·  Three keys to healthy, satisfying, and lasting relationships

·  Five mindfulness skills to enhance connection, intimacy, and sensuality

·  Loving-kindness as a foundation for stability and friendliness

·  The importance of play and humor

·  How to transform challenges into strengths

·  Cultivating mindful presence

·  The power of acceptance

·  The art of self-soothing

·  De-escalating conflicts

·  Why communication is not the most important aspect of a relationship

·  Myths of committed relationships

·  Growing individually and together

·  The importance of daily sensuality (It may not be what you think it is!)


  The retreat is educational in nature and should not be regarded as therapy or counseling.

 

 The retreat is limited to 6 couples.

Schedule

Friday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Retreat includes: Brunch on Saturday and Sunday, plus a guided couples hike on Sunday

Retreat Fee: $450. per couple.

 Suggestions for Asheville area lodging will be provided upon request.

To register and for location, email Linda or call 828-712-8421

Transportation and lodging are not included. 


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Linda Cammarata, RN, RYT & Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. are an Asheville, North Carolina based husband and wife team who have been happily married for 20 years. They both teach mind-body practices to individuals, groups, and couples. Linda specializes in the healing benefits of yoga, qigong, and meditation as applied to self-regulation for stress, mood, and sleep management. Larry is a clinical psychologist who specializes in mindfulness-based psychotherapy and education for individual and couples. His work on mindful movement has been presented at national and international conferences, including the international scientific conference of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is an instructor of Taijiquan and Qigong who has received advanced training in China and in the US. Both Linda and Larry lead international mindfulness-oriented retreats. Their work can be explored at www.MindfulnessTravels.com and www.Mind-BodyWellness.org.

 

 Asheville image courtesy of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau

© Linda and Larry Cammarata 2015