December 7 - 14, 2024

The Power of True Connection

Annette Knopp, Blue Spirit Co-Founder

In the tapestry of life, connection is the thread that binds us all together. The invisible force links us to one another, the world around us, and the deepest parts and dimensions of ourselves. As we navigate the complexities of existence, we understand that true connection extends beyond the surface and permeates every aspect of our being—spiritually, mentally-emotionally, and somatically.
  • Through guided meditations and meditative inquiries, we learn to see through our erroneous self-perceptions (i.e. not being good enough) and tap into the profound completeness of our innermost being that transcends the boundaries of time and space.
  • By engaging in compassionate parts work, we cultivate deeper emotional connections with ourselves and those around us.  As we are invited to welcome all feelings and parts of us, we are validated in our humanity and open to the transformative power of radical love and acceptance. 
  • As we learn to attune more to our embodied experience and restore a sense of safety within our skin, we discover our body as a vessel for wisdom, healing, and authentic self-expression. Daily yoga, and movement (for all levels) will support our deeper integration and unfolding into vibrant aliveness. 

During our free time, we further unwind habitual stress and tensions in the pristine presence of surrounding nature, walk the beach, swim in the Ocean or saltwater infinity pool, and be nourished by Blue Spirit’s deliciously nutritious cuisine. There is also the option to book individual bodywork sessions or treatments at the Longevity Center at Blue Spirit.

​​​​This retreat will be supported again by Annette’s trusted co-facilitators & team: Psychosynthesis & Relational Therapist Catrin Kihlborg and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner & Craniosacral Bodyworker Suma Bouchardon.

Teacher Bio

With 30 years of exploration, Annette is a seasoned guide in the realm of consciousness. As a meditation teacher, somatic counselor and shamanic practitioner she supports and mentors clients from all over the world in their unique journeys of awakening and transformation.
Favoring an integrative approach to spiritual awakening, Annette draws from a rich background of studies and practices of Buddhist meditation, Hindu Vedanta and cutting-edge Western psycho-spiritual integration. She is a full mesa carrier in a Shamanic lineage of the Peruvian Andes, a certified DARe-practitioner (somatic approach to repair relational trauma), ordained Wisdom Keeper and has been trained as a Yoga teacher in various traditions.

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