Individual Private Retreats

Custom Experiences

About Individual Private Retreats

 

Individual private retreats with hOMe PYM are custom retreats crafted to address the precise needs of a single participant.

 

Anyone seeking to move through personal blocks, reconcile trauma, navigate a life transition with integrity, or advance spiritually may benefit from an individual private retreat. They offer a combination of one-on-one facilitation and personal time for meditation, reflection, and practice. The retreatant has the option to work with either or both of the hOMe co-founders during their retreat.

 

These residential retreats take place in the warm, inviting yurt on the hOMe PYM retreat campus or at private, comfortable spaces throughout the United States.

 
Types of Individual Private Retreats

  1. Soma and Spirit: Meditation, Yoga and Energy Healing

  2. Psyche, Soma, Spirit: Psychotherapy, Yoga, Meditation, and Energy Healing

  3. Heart Rhythm Meditation (TM) Private Retreat Program from the Institute of Applied Meditation on the Heart founded by Susanna and Puran Bair *Institute of Applied Meditation on the Heart students only

 

Retreat Format

Before Retreat


The participant first receives a FREE consultation with hOMe co-founder Caroline Culverhouse, MSS, LSW, E-RYT. The consultation offers a safe, confidential space for the participant to share their reasons for choosing a private retreat. 

Depending on the outcome of the consultation and the student’s reasons for choosing a private retreat, it may be recommended that they book up to two one-on-one intake sessions with Caroline prior to the retreat. These sessions help prepare the retreatant to ensure they get the most out of their private retreat experience.

 

On Retreat


The retreat is a combination of one-on-one activities with a facilitator and personal time for meditation, rest, and relaxation. The facilitators customize the entire schedule of activities for each private retreatant, delivering a hand-crafted experience that addresses the specific issues the participant wishes to address while on retreat.  

 

Facilitated activities depend on the type and the duration of the retreat. They may include meditation instruction, energy healing, simple yoga, somatic release, or experiential psychotherapy exercises. In between other activities, the facilitators review with the retreatant meditation practices that the participant undertakes independently between facilitated sessions. The individual meditation practices deepen the work of facilitated time.

Most activities are one-on-one with a single facilitator & the participant. In certain Psyche, Soma, Spirit retreats, Christopher and Caroline may co-facilitate a set of experiential psychotherapy exercises.

The retreat schedule adapts to changes in the participant’s experience. This flexible approach allows for deep exploration.

Example Daily Schedule

Psyche, Soma, Spirit Retreat

 

Morning

  • (optional) 5:39 - Sunrise meditation

  • Sunrise - 8:45 - Individual time for morning meditations

  • 8:45 - 10 - Psychotherapy session with Caroline

  • 10 - 11 - Yoga with Christopher

  • 11 - 12 - Writing Assignments

 

Afternoon

  • 12 - 2 - Individual time for lunch & rest

  • 2 - 3 - Instruction for afternoon meditations with Christopher

  • 3 - 4 - Individual time for afternoon meditations

  • 4 - 6 - Psychotherapy session with Caroline, including inner parts soul retrieval 

  • 6 - 7 - Organic, fresh, locally-sourced dinner

  • (optional) 7:58 -  Sunset meditation

 

Evening

  • 8:30 - 9:30 - Instruction for early morning meditation & energy healing session with Christopher

  • 9:30 - Evening rest

  • (optional) 3:20 am - Early morning meditation

Frequently Asked Questions​

How long are private retreats?

 

Private retreats are 2.5 - 7 days.

 
Do I have to be working with a therapist, life coach, mentor, or spiritual adviser to schedule a private retreat?


No. If you wish to book a retreat that will contain a psychotherapy component, it is recommended to have at least 6 months therapy completed with a licensed clinician; however, this is not a requirement.

 
Is meditation or yoga experience required to attend a private retreat?


No. The private retreat activities are customized to the participant’s experience level. 

 
What is the role of the facilitator(s) during the retreat?


Both Caroline and Christopher will work one-on-one with the participant during different moments of the retreat.

  • At different times, Caroline or Christopher will teach the meditation practices carefully chosen to address the participant’s needs. The teacher will give instruction and demonstrate the practice. 

  • At different times, Caroline or Christopher will check in with the participant about their feelings & progress with the meditations. They will offer guidance to help the participant feel comfortable, safe, and connected while meditating.

  • Christopher provides Hurqalya (TM) energy healing once each day.

  • For those in psychotherapy retreats, Caroline provides psychotherapy support two to three times per day. This includes experiential psychotherapy practices, Somatic Awareness & Release Method sessions, and more.

 
 
What are the rates for an individual private retreat?


Rates vary depending on length and location of retreat. Please contact us for a custom quote. 

 
What is included in the rate?


Private, comfortable lodging, three meals per day, and approximately 4 - 6 hours of facilitation per day included in retreat fee. Breakfast & lunch food is stocked in the fridge at the lodging location; a hot, organic, locally-sourced meal is served each evening. Coffee, tea, and beverages provided. All foods selected according to participant’s preferences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Various, 2.5 - 7 days

Pay per Retreat

Payment plans available

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