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4-Day SILENT "Conscious Evolution" RETREAT In Ojai Valley, CA

"Journey Into Deep Listening...Unplug. Reconnect. Recharge."

Dates:  COMING SOON!

Calling All DADS!!!  Join Breathwork & Meditation Coach, Mind/Body Movement Specialist & Yoga Teacher...Adam Michael Brewer in Ojai Valley in Southern California for a COMPLETELY UNIQUE 4 day/ 3 night getaway. This will be a SILENT RETREAT which will be deeply introspective, contemplative and life transformative and filled with daily yoga, breathwork and meditation practice.  If you're looking to find greater purpose, peace, patience, presence, passion and playfulness, then this is just the experience you need!

 

Features

  • Duration:  4 days
  • Location:  Private 3 Acre Residence (7 bd, 6 ba) in Ojai Valley, CA
  • Practices:  Yoga, Breathwork, Meditation, Hiking, Swimming, Journaling.
  • Food:  3 meals/day + snacks, organic, clean and healthy
  • Experience Prerequisites:  None
  • ONLY 10 Spots Available!

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Benefits

  • This is the ideal get away for any Dad who is looking to cultivate a deeper sense of connection with their role as a father, partner and person.
  • You'll get the chance to step off the grid and unwind in an incredibly serene and peaceful environment.
  • The practices we will engage will not only serve to create greater presence and mindfulness in your life, but also cultivate greater health, happiness and strength. 
  • After the 4 days, you'll return to those you love with greater passion and purpose and tools to maintain what you've learned. 

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Purpose

To create a safe space for dads to unplug from the matrix of life, slow down, open up and deeply connect with themselves, nature and other like-minded papas. In this 4-day experience, we will break bread together, practice yoga (both yin and yang), breathwork, meditation, hike, and swim. The intent is to have you leave the 4-day retreat and return to your daily life feeling recharged, grounded, rejuvenated, empowered, connected and more grateful that ever before.

Full Description of Conscious Dads

Our mission with Conscious Dads is to create a global community of dads who are looking to create a new modus operondi for Fatherhood. This is Fathering With Mindfulness. One where we live in awe, ever-evolving, free to become, moving our mindset from me to we, having a passion for conscious evolution; living with an interest to see things as they are not as we wish them to be, unflappable & rooted yet expanding; to be man enough to admit your fears yet to take action regardless and not be afraid to “fail”; to be a Dad who is human enough to stop fighting fire with fire, rather to be like water (adaptable, fluid); to be Service-oriented, less stubborn & more flexible; to live as men who aren’t afraid to cry, who listen more than they speak, who are spacious, safe, joyful, expansive, and conscious. 

And why is it important to do this work? So that we raise "integrated" children who are kind, caring, loving, confident, generous, resourceful, compassionate, helpful, empathetic, playful, creative, peaceful, inclusive, and philanthropic. 

So how do we get there? It starts with daily use of some "tools for transformation" which have proven to be game-changers for me and so many others. And this 4-Day Retreat is designed to introduce you to a few of these simple yet profound practices in a way that allows you to put then into action in your life right away. Namely yoga (yin and yang), breathwork and meditation. No experience is necessary to participate. My goal is to share them with you in a way that is easy to understand and do. At the very least, you'll get to spend some time off the grid in a beautiful, serene location, surrounded by like-minded Dads.  

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Food 

Meals will be prepared by a private Chef who specializes in creating culinary masterpieces utilizing organic, clean and healthy items. Snacks and drinks will be available all weekend. There will be a refrigerator available in the main kitchen in case you need to bring anything special. 

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Location

Nestled in the beautiful and serene Ojai Valley in Southern California, we will stay at a 3 acre private residence with 360 degree mountain views, 6 private bedrooms, a stunning pool with  sublime gardens for walking and meditating. The home is walking distance to phenomenal hiking trails in the mountains as well. You won't be disappointed!

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What's Included In This Package

  • 3 nights in beautiful accomodations
  • All meals deliciously prepared  by private chef
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Sport Yoga
  • Meditation Workshop and Practice
  • Breathwork
  • Brotherhood
  • Conversation
  • Snacks/Drinks (No Alcohol)
  • Hikes
  • Swimming

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Daily Schedule

THURSDAY AFTERNOON:  arrival will be between 4 and 5:30 pm. This will be followed by a WELCOMING Circle. In the circle we will introduce ourselves and go over the lay of the land for the remainder of the weekend. Once we leave the opening circle, participants will be asked to remain in silence through Saturday evening.

FRIDAY:  We will begin our day early with the rising sun. Then morning will begin with an energizing Sport Yoga Flow session, to be immediately followed by Energization Breathing and then meditation. We will then gather for a silent BREAKFAST. After breaking bread, there will be what I refer to as a "MINDFUL MOMENT"...I will share insights into what it means to be a CONSCIOUS DAD at this time on planet earth, and "tools for transformation" will be discussed. After the talk, you will be given time to walk the grounds, swim, write in a journal, read etc (all in silence). When we reconvene, we will once more move our bodies mindfully, breath and meditate. LUNCH will follow (In silence). Post LUNCH there will be another MINDFUL MOMENT, more free time, another round of mindful movement, Balancing Breathing and meditation, then DINNER (in silence). Post Dinner, we will have another MINDFUL MOMENT, followed by Gentle, Restorative Yoga, Relaxation Breathing and Meditation.  From then on out, the night is yours...I simply ask you to remain in silence.

SATURDAY:  Will be a repeat of Friday.

SUNDAY:  The morning will begin as it has the prior 2 days...with movement, breathing and meditation...then BREAKFAST (in silence). This will be our final silent experience. Next will be our Final MINDFUL MOMENT. This will be followed by a GROUP SHARE. We "open up the phone lines" to each and everyone to share about their experiences and allow for meaningful conversation, fellowship and dialogue to ensue. After this, FREE time will be given. We will then do one last round of movement, breathwork and meditation. LUNCH comes next and then a CLOSING CIRCLE.

 

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Surrounding Area

  • Rivers
  • Mountains
  • Hiking Trails
  • Rolling Hills
  • Biking Path
  • Ocean

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What's Not Included In This Package

  • Airfare
  • Alcohol
  • Maid Services

Accommodations & Pricing

Master Suite w/ Full Private Bathroom and Huge alcony

USD $1050 

This room is simply majestic and immensely large. You have a beautiful Queen bed with a sitting area surrounding a fireplace and a huge balcony overlooking the pool. It comes with it's own private bathroom and is filled with tons of natural light and sweeping mountain views.

Downstairs Apartment...Full living room, small kitchen, bedroom and bathroom

USD $925 

This room is the entire lower level. It comes with it's own bedroom, living room, kitchenette, washer/dryer, and bathroom. This is the ideal scenario for someone looking to really get away and unplug for the weekend.

Private Queen Bed w/ Full Private Bath and Shared Balcony (Upstairs)

USD $850 

This room is just off the Master Suite. You have a beautiful queen bed, tons of light, stunning mountain views and you share a huge balcony overlooking the pool. It comes with it's own private bathroom.

Private Queen Bed w/ Full Private Bath (Downstairs off Kitchen)

USD $825  

This room is just off the Kitchen. You have a beautiful queen bed, lots of light, stunning mountain views and a washer and dryer in the room as well.  It comes with it's own private bathroom.

Private Bed/Shared Bath (Upstairs) "The Media Room"

USD $750  

This room is very large. You have a beautiful queen bed, tons of sitting areas (couches, chairs etc), lots of light, stunning mountain views and this room has a huge tv. Shared bath with 2 other rooms.

Private Bed/Shared Bath (Upstairs)

"The Nautical Room"

USD $750 

You have a beautiful queen bed, lots of light, stunning mountain views and this room's decor has a "Nautical" theme.   Shared bath with 2 other rooms.

Private Bed/Shared Bath (Upstairs) "The Western Room"

USD $725  

You have a beautiful queen bed, lots of light, stunning mountain views and this room's decor has a "Western" theme.   Shared bath with 2 other rooms.

Retreat & Meals Only

COMMON AREA: Sleeping on couch in living room OR bring your own TENT and sleep under the stars on the lawn!!!...ONLY 3 SPOTS

USD $350 

This option is for 3 people who want to attend the 3-Day Retreat but are cool sleeping on a couch OR bring a TENT and sleep under the stars on the lawn. 3 Meals/Day on-site are included with this option.

Payment

ALL PAYMENTS RECEIVED THROUGH PAYPAL

50% deposit as first payment to reserve spot;

second payment of remaining 50% paid 1 month before retreat

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Spring 2020 CD Retreat

Frequently Asked Questions

This 3-day retreat is for any Dad who wants to take the next step in his own evolution. It's for new dads, seasoned dads, and dads-to-be alike. We are seeking to create a community of fathers who want to become the best version of themselves as it relates to being a parent, partner and person.

There are ONLY 10 Spots available for this retreat...6 on-site and 4 off-site!

Absolutely you may but there are only 4 spots available for this. The cost for this option is listed above.

No, you don't need to have any experience with Yoga/Breathwork/Meditation. You will be guided through everything we do. The only thing I ask is that you come with an open mind.

  • 100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
  • 50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
  • 0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
  • The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due 30 days before the retreat start date.
  • The remaining balance is non-refundable once paid

You get to step off the grid for 4 days in a gorgeous, serene private home with a pool and sweeping mountain views, eat exquisitely prepared fresh, clean and organic meals, fellowship with like-minded Dads looking to grow themselves and support others in the process, and 3 days of yoga, meditation, breathwork, hikes, swimming, SILENCE and STILLNESS.

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