Art of Living Retreat Center

639 Whispering Hills Road, Boone, NC 28607

(800) 392-6870

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Set amidst 380 acres of pristine forest high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains is the tranquil Art of Living Retreat Center—the perfect place to begin your journey to wellness. In addition to the inspiring surroundings, the award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Wellness supports you as you shift into self-discovery with therapeutic Ayurvedic treatments designed to cultivate relaxation and rejuvenation.

From our welcoming team of authentic and caring staff to pristine grounds, delicious vegetarian food in the Purna Dining Hall, and everything in between, we are dedicated to making your visit extraordinary. Let our expert wisdom and knowledge guide you to well-being and transformation.

Choose from our renowned all-inclusive signature meditation and yoga retreats, life-changing events with sought-after guest presenters, Ayurveda Wellness Escapes, or our popular R&R Retreats—custom stays to suit your own rhythms. Day passes and by-reservation dining are also available.

No matter why you visit, you’ll take home happiness, health, and peace that stays with you long after you’ve left our campus.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

The Art of Living Retreat Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to reawaken the human values of compassion, love, togetherness, joy, and harmony in order to realize a true representation of a one-world family—a place that unites people from all walks of life in the spirit of wisdom, celebration, and service to the world.




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