Wintergreen Resort To Host Inspirations - A Women's Retreat

Weekend Program Offers Educational Sessions, Yoga Classes, Spa Treatments


July 18, 2011 - A spectacular Blue Ridge Mountain top setting is the backdrop for Wintergreen Resort's annual "Inspirations" weekend, a retreat designed for women to learn, share and enjoy each other's company, Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6, 2011. Featured speakers will present topics ranging from stress management, healthful eating, gaining clarity in one's life to the challenge and rewards of achieving simplicity in all that we do. Yoga classes, spa treatments at the Spa at Wintergreen and culinary treats round out the program. The Resort has partnered with UVA Health System and Afton Mountain Vineyards to present this special event.

The weekend kicks off with a Friday welcome luncheon. Popular life coach Nicole Greer of The Vibrant Coach will lead the group in the opening session, "Clarity," a lively dialogue on how to lead a life with purpose and meaning. Afternoon options include spa treatments, yoga and personal, one-on-one coaching sessions. An evening reception will feature Afton Mountain wines.

On Saturday, a morning session on "Emotional Brain Training" will be conducted by Cynthia Moore, Clinical Nutrition Manager with UVA Health Systems. This session will feature a a method that gives the power to create a profound and lasting improvement in our lives by helping us better understand stress and how it impacts every day, particularly with overeating.

Nautilus National Book Award winner Marietta McCarty will discuss simplicity during Saturday's luncheon and afternoon program. McCarty will present ideas and philosophies on how a fulfilling, contented life stems from vigor and clarity of mind.

Time has been set aside for spa treatments and resort exploration prior to dinner and an evening program. The weekend wraps up on Sunday with yoga, a brunch presentation, "The Four Elements - Earth, Water, Wind and Fire," and additional spa treatments, if desired.

The Spa at Wintergreen offers a full range of services, such as massages, body wraps, skin care treatments and nail care. In addition, the mountaintop Aquatics & Fitness Center features a cardiovascular and strength studio, heated indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, steam rooms, and saunas.

"Inspirations - A Women's Retreat" is priced at $545, which includes two night's accommodations, admittance to all presentations, morning yoga sessions, Friday lunch and reception, three meals on Saturday and Sunday brunch. It also includes a $50 Spa at Wintergreen credit. Taxes are in addition to the package price.

To book a weekend package, visit www.wintergreenresort.com/inspirations or call 800-266-2444 for the "inspirations" weekend package.

News Source: SpaTrips.com

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