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March 21–27, 2010 | Marco Island, FL
This spring the Chopra Center's classic meditation retreat, Seduction of Spirit, will unfold in the stunning setting of Marco Island, Florida, as Deepak Chopra and David Simon guide you on a beautifully designed journey of inner discovery and transformation. At Seduction of Spirit, you will learn how to access a state of pure awareness and calm, going beyond the conditioned limitations that have restricted your full expression.
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“Meditation is a timeless way to recapture the connection to our true self. By gently washing away the stress, tension, fear, and confusion that cloud the mind, we can regain our connection to a calmer, more peaceful life. And from that moment on, a life filled with joy, balance, and peace is ours for the asking.”
~ Deepak Chopra
Our Signature Meditation Retreat on Marco Island, Florida
Seduction of Spirit will take place at the magnificent Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico. Located along several miles of sugar-white sand beaches, the Marriott Beach Resort is an island paradise with luxurious accommodations, a gorgeous Balilnese-style spa, and sweeping seaside terraces overlooking the turquoise waters of the Gulf Coast. The tranquil atmosphere and gentle songs of the sea will nurture the deep meditative journey you'll experience at Seduction of Spirit.
The Chopra Center has reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the Marco Island resort for Seduction of Spirit participants. Guests will enjoy staying in the resort's world-class setting for a special discounted rate of $239/night* (single and double occupancy). Reserve your spot now by calling Marco Island resort at (800) 438-4373. Be sure to mention that you will be a Chopra Center guest.
Marco Island is part of the Paradise Coast – an area of pristine protected beaches and vast nature preserves, including major swaths of the timeless Everglades. Located just 50 miles from the Southwest Florida International Airport, Marco Island offers a beautiful and convenient destination for guests flying to this special event from all around the world.
Give yourself permission to accept the sweet and gentle energy of Seduction of Spirit, our most profound spiritual experience.
*Please note that accommodation pricing is subject to change.
Nashville-based singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is world-renowned for her heart-opening lyrics, soaring melodies, and bell-clear voice. She has written many hits for herself and covers by an impressive and eclectic group of artists including Faith Hill, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood, Neil Diamond, Patty Griffin, and Emmylou Harris. Beth’s newest album, Back to Love, will be released in the U.S. in late spring 2010.
Guyanese-born Ephraim Adams is a musician and founder of Rythm Trail Steel Drum Band who has been dedicated to playing the steel drum/pan, or "playin' pan," as it is commonly called, for more than 18 years. He has performed with many other bands, touring and sharing pan music in Caribbean territories.
In 2003 Ephraim and his family immigrated to the U.S., bringing a rich musical heritage. His love and zest for music has inspired him to diversify and explore possibilities for preserving and promoting pan music.
The Seduction of Spirit drum circle will be lead by Jimbo Talbot and Kate Stewart, founders of DrumQuest. They will lead Seduction of Spirit participants in a joyful rhythmic journey of self-discovery, healing, and expanded awareness.