Mothers and daughters have a relationship like no other. Nourish and strengthen that bond with the gift of time spent together in the quiet beauty of Aurora. Enjoy activities, self-care amenities, intimate chats, and gentle restorative yoga. Inns of Aurora Director of Serenity Laura Coburn will guide you though meditation and help you blend your custom scent using therapeutic-grade essential oils. Inspirational speaker and author Teresa Huggins will lead you toward restful sleep and prepare you for the next step on your wellness path.
Enjoy thoughtfully prepared, locally-sourced meals from our chefs, complemented by carefully selected wine pairings. Take some time for yourselves as individuals and curl up with a good book or take a late morning nap.
Accommodations and many activities for the retreat are centered in Rowland House, one of the four Inns of Aurora. Built in 1903 and restored in 2014, Rowland House offers four-diamond guestrooms, an exceptional collection of modern art, antiques from around the world, pristine water views, comfortable parlors for gathering by the fire, a stunning dining room, luxurious marble baths, and an innkeeper to see to your every need.
All sessions are optional and you are free to join in or spend some quiet time on your own.
FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
3:00 p.m.: Check-in & get settled for the weekend
4:00 p.m.: Welcome to your mat: Introductions and a simple yoga practice
6:00 p.m.: Wine & cheese hour
7:00 p.m.: Farm-to-table dinner for two in the Aurora Inn Dining Room
9:30 p.m.: Preparing for restful sleep
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
7:00 a.m. — 7:30 a.m.: Mindfulness walk with Teresa
8:00 a.m.: Gentle wake-up yoga with Laura
9:30 a.m.: Farm-fresh breakfast in the Aurora Inn Dining Room
10:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.: Painting lesson on the porch
11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.: Fireside chat with Teresa: Your empowered wellness journey
12:30 p.m.: Buffet-style healthy lunch
2:30 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.: Painting lesson on the porch
2:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.: Fireside chat with Teresa: Your empowered wellness journey
3:45 p.m. — 4:15 p.m.: Mindfulness walk with Teresa
5:00 p.m.: Gentle restorative yoga with Laura
7:00 p.m.: Wine pairing dinner at Rowland House
SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017
8:00 a.m.: Gentle wake-up yoga
9:00 a.m.: Buffet-style healthy breakfast
10:00 a.m: Farewell gathering with Teresa and Laura
11:00 a.m.: Check-out and farewell gathering
$800 per person for single occupancy or $600 per person for double occupancy including all meals, two nights of luxurious accommodations, instruction, and tax & gratuity. Additional add-ons, such as massages, can be arranged. Please call the Aurora Inn at 315.364.8888 for reservations, or book online with the group code MotherDaughter.