! Celebration of L♥ve 2017 !



Don't let finances keep you away. Everyone is welcome!

THURSDAY, February 9th

5 – 6:30pm – POTLUCK DINNER bring healthy food please & join new & old friends for fun

7pm – OPENING CIRCLE bring drums, instruments, bowls for impromptu fun ;)

FRIDAY, February 10th

7:30-8:30am Barney Brown SILENT MEDITATION
The benefits of meditating are amplified as we sit with others in silence, present in the 'now' moment, moving more deeply into our open hearts. A perfect beginning for this new day.

10-12noon Pertinent Movie THE CREATIVE PLAY OF CONSCIOUSNESS released Nov 2016
What is this inexplicable mystery we are a part of, that holds in itself the seed of life? What is it in you that observes your thoughts, feelings and experiences? What is consciousness? What happens when I die? What is true nature of reality? Today groundbreaking scientific discoveries throw new light on these questions, allowing a different understanding of our universe - from the smallest quantum elements to the largest galaxies. A radical scientific model which marks a fundamental paradigm shift, with striking similarities to ancient esoteric knowledge. Join a meeting with cutting edge scientists, philosophers and people with special gifts and experiences, who paint a rather different picture of our reality and who we really are. Trailer: The Creative Play of Consciousness Produced by NEW PARADIGM FILMS, Oslo, Norway

1:30 - 5pm Bob Sima & Shannon Plummer RELEASE THE AURORA BOREALIS WITHIN The Full Body Musical Experience sets the intention to go on a deeply personal journey. It is a dimensional experience of discussion, guided meditation, live music, conscious breathwork, sound & light. Each of the 7 major chakra centers is intentionally awakened during this beautiful inward journey. It is a uniquely personal journey for insights, heightened awareness, epiphanies, deep relaxation, transformations & inner peace. printable workshop flyer & printable event flyer

7pm Bob Sima BOB SIMA IN CONCERT “Eckert Tolle with a Guitar” “With utmost and sacred devotion, I encapsulate – in song – my interpretations of the ancient, timeless wisdom of the ascended masters and of the contemporary teachers I meet in this life.” Bob Sima (pronounced sEYE-ma) is to music what Wayne Dyer, Don Miguel Ruiz, and Eckhart Tolle are to books and Rumi, Hafiz, and David Whyte are to poetry. He has been called “Eckhart Tolle with a guitar”. He is a troubadour, a way-shower, a guide, an awakener, and a musical mystic. Through the medium of melody and message, he leads listeners to an expanded consciousness, deeper sense of connection, and inner peace and purpose. His music bridges daily life and soul consciousness, the eternal with the now. He delivers instantly accessible songs that take up residence and resonance in your soul. www.BobSima.com & printable event flyer

SATURDAY, February 11th

7:45 – 8:45am John Kortmulder YOGA Stretch Your Body ...Open Your Heart Open To ALL John is currently the owner of Mindful Mountain Yoga, in Amherst, Virginia. He was both practicing & teaching before his yoga teacher certification in 2003 from The Breathing Project. John has had a very broad range of experience in subsequent years: 8 years proprietor at Yoga On Main in New York state, yoga classes at V.A. Hospital in Montrose, NY; rehab assistant for in- hospital and outpatient physical therapy; 2 years of Respiratory Therapy studies; EMT certification and ICU nursing care. Multiple week long silent sitting meditation retreats at Chuag Yen Monastery have informed his yoga teaching, balancing compassionate energies and finding appreciation in day-to-day living. Walking his compassionate talk John continues to offer yoga free of charge to veterans at his yoga studio. Contact: john@MindfulMountainYoga.com & printable event flyer

10 – 12noon Barney Brown BIG LOVE! ...an experiential journey into the wisdom of the heart. A workshop experience to open the Gates of Love. Together we take an experiential journey into the Heart of Wisdom. Beyond mind, beyond fear, beyond the limitations of 'self' ...beyond the ordinary, to explore Awakening to Big Love. printable event flyer

1:30 – 4:30pm Antonia Albano Igniting the Fire of Divine Passion ... birthing the new human and the next octave of love. Ever wonder why humanity spends their lives seeking love, writing & singing about love, creating “love bundles” called babies, crying for lost loves, dying of broken hearts, crying at beautiful music? The “original pain” is our separation from the Source of All Life. We spend the entirety of our lives seeking that love, in whatever form we perceive it to be. Unashamedly, we seek reunion with the BIG LOVE from whence we came.

Together we will explore a paradigm shift moving from old stuck-ness, to see how we might move into the “ahhh of wonder!”. To be IN love with the gift of life, IN love with each moment, IN love with all life, IN love with the Source of our Love... to consciously re-ignite the flame of divine passion and re-union with the Love(r). Together we continue to explore the magnificence of the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine in a harmonic dance, within ourselves and with another, to move to a place that we have only begun to tap into. Presentation, guided visualizations, introduction to advanced technologies with which one can choose to align. Contact: antoniaalbano2020@gmail.com ~ printable event flyer

7 – 9pm Monte & Liz Hansen Back to Your Roots in Love – Sound Activation & Meditation

** Sacred pre-cession and crystal clearing begins at 7 ...doors close at 7:30
Sonic specialist Monte Hansen from the Crystal Ashram near Annapolis MD says: "A sound activation is an immersion in sound frequency that cleanses your soul." This evening will be the first time the bowls will be laid out on the new Geometry of Love section called The Grace Walk, 2 interwoven golden ratio infinities, creating profound sound frequencies not before experienced.

According to cutting-edge doctors from Harvard, some of the deepest most profound healing in the body are accomplished with sound frequency. Liz and Monte's evening meditation will be centered around a very unique collection of crystals from around the world, an amazing collection of Himalayan singing bowls, some rare and over 200 years old, and an amazing new Shiva Lingam stone that has a naturally occurring, lovely enduring image of a mother embracing a child on it. This stone brings in the deep remembrance of the love from our mother Gaia and grounds us into our roots of love while tethering us to our ancestry. Come experience these gifts from the past in this NON-religious practice of our present. Come be rejuvenated or just plain captivated by this uniquely created evening of sound, sacred geometry & crystal vibration gifts of love. www.CrystalAshram.com ~ www.HumanActivation.com ~ printable event flyer ~ photos from past events

SUNDAY, February 12th

7:30 – 8:30am Barney Brown SILENT MEDITATION
The benefits of meditating are amplified as we sit with others in silence, present in the 'now' moment, moving more deeply into our open hearts. A perfect beginning for this new day.

10 – 12noon Antonia Albano WALKING A CREATION FIELD ...conscious manifestation
The most ubiquitous mathematical equation found in the natural world, in much of organic matter is that of the golden proportion/golden ratio. A ratio so simple that it is repeated over & over again. Following a brief introduction about the historical use of the labyrinth as a scared path for inner un- foldings & alignments, we will walk a floor labyrinth (The Grace Walk ... a phi-infinity creation) whose very design is in a golden proportion. This proportion is, in itself, a creation field. You will discover the magic as you walk its energy lines. Weather permitting we will walk into the Temple of the Garden of Golden Proportion or Jardin d'OrPhi meditation garden. There we will offer to the flames those aspects of Love that we wish to expand upon (fanning the flames, igniting the divine fire of creation within each of us).

12:30 – 2:30pm MT GRACE & the STATE OF GRACE PULSATION CENTER – hilltop labyrinthA beautiful walk to the State of Grace hilltop where the Geometries of Love sculptures radiate their incredible frequencies of love. We will place the ceremonial flags around the outside circles. After walking the Grace Walk ...a phi -infinity creation, we will do a world love meditation prayer & blessing connecting with others around the globe & have our closing ceremony. **The hilltop event is 'weather permitting'. In case of inclement weather we will do this in the Meditation Garden. There will be possibility of riding to hilltop if there are medical/physical challenges that would keep you from enjoying this amazing walking experience. This hilltop power spot is open to you anytime during the event.

POTLUCK LUNCHES 12:15 - 1:15 & DINNERS 5:30 - 6:30
Healthy food, please :)


LODGING: farm accommodations are Two night minimum. On a first come basis. Authentic log cabins date from 1775 to early 1900s & are viewable on the farm website. Rates from $140-$199/night based on single/double occupancy. The cabins sleep from 2-4 people depending upon the cabin selection. 3 studios are also available for 1-3 people each. Rates range from $125-$135 for single/double occupancy. Linens, towels, plates/flatware, toiletries are supplied. 3 cabins have fireplaces & TV/DVD/DVDs. No wi-fi or land lines. On farm lodging is limited. Many HOTEL accommodations are available within 3-4 miles nearby & in downtown Lexington, if needed. Suggestion: pack lightly as there is limited luggage space in cabins. www.SouthRiverHighlands.com

FOOD: Grocery stores are nearby for supplies & offerings toward the potluck lunches & dinners.

COSTS FOR WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS & CONCERTS: We ask that you enjoy yourselves & attend as many of the events as possible. Each of the presenters & musicians etc have graciously agreed to participate & accept l♥ve donations because they support this event. What this means is: what you can afford that will help to respectfully compensate each person for their talent, presentation, time, travel expenses etc. It's the generosity of the participants that helps us to bring in these amazing people each year.

TRANSPORTATION: Closest airport is Roanoke (ROA), 50 miles from SRH. Rental cars are available, or a private taxi by prior reservation with Barney or Antonia. Before the event or after the event, if possible, transportation to ROA airport may be supplied by Antonia or Barney. Check with Antonia regarding the arrival times of other participants for sharing of ride. Transportation will be made available to get groceries before the event begins.

CLOTHING: Temperatures can range from the teens – high 60s. Dressing in layers is suggested. Please bring a pair of heavy socks or slippers as it is requested that shoes/boots be removed inside retreat space. You may wish to wear or bring a good pair of walking boots to walk on the farm. Remember to pack lightly (i.e. one small or medium suitcase as luggage space is limited). Another suggestion is to pack a flash light for walking in the winter evening. It is dark here in the country & the event parking lot is approximately 100 yards from Heartstone Lodge.

SHARING OF HEALING WORK: It was suggested each year that we extend the time on the farm by one to two days for those who wished to stay and share their healing work with those that were interested. Each year we have 2-5 people stay an extra day or two (or more!). This event is attended by some very accomplished practitioners with much to share. In honoring these requests we have kept the single beds in The Loft in The Lodge available for Sunday & Monday evenings following the event. The cost for these beds is $45 + tax. If you are interested, please let us know so that we can let others know who is staying on.

PLEASE CONTACT: Lesley @ 540.463.2593 or email: innkeepers@SouthRiverHighlands.com by February 5th, if possible. Check the farm website: www.SouthRiverHighlands.com for information & photographs of the farm. Driving directions will be emailed individually to those needing them.

The farm is located above the confluence of the South & Maury Rivers, 4 miles from the picturesque historic town of Lexington, Virginia – the resting place of Stonewall Jackson & Robert E Lee & the campuses of Washington & Lee University & Virginia Military Institute (www.lexingtonvirginia.com). The Chessie Trail begins across the entry road to the farm & winds along the Maury River for 7 miles. An Appalachian Trail head (AT) is 8 miles away for those interested in more activity before or after the events.M