Nurturing Touch Training Registration

Presented in 3 sections of 2 days each. Sections or days can be taken individually.

Registration Details

Beginners and experienced people are welcome.

Section 1 Weekend:

Snuggle Meditations: Friday Aug 30- 7:30-9:30
Heartbeat Nurturing Therapy: Saturday Aug 31st
Seven Secrets of Masterful Massage: Sunday Sept 1st

Section 2 Week Day:

Heartbeat Nurturing Therapy: Apprentice Led, Tuesday Sept 2nd
Seven Secrets of Masterful Massage: Apprentice Led, Wednesday Sept 3rd

Section 3 Blissflow:

Blissflow Intimate Couples Massage: Monday Sept 2nd (Labor Day)
and Blissflow Intimate Couples Massage: Apprentice Led Thursday Sept 5th

Section 1 Weekend- Friday Evening: Snuggle meditations

Snuggle Meditations

Friday Aug 30th, 7:30-9:30 pm
with Amara Karuna and Ray Cohen
Prices:
  • Singles: $35
  • Couple ticket: $70

Section 1 Weekend: Heartbeat Nurturing Therapy

Heartbeat Main Training

Saturday Aug 31
with Amara Karuna and Ray Cohen
Begins at 9:30 am, ends at 6:30 pm
This retreat includes:
  • Full day educational process and teachings, and an option to stay overnight for additional cost.
  • Option to purchase a prepared dinner for $20 per person
  • Bring your own lunches
Prices For Main Heartbeat Training:
  • Couple ticket: $250- 400
  • Single person: $135-250

Section 1 Weekend: Seven SEcrets of Masterful Massage

7 Secrets Main Training

Sunday Sept 1st
with Amara Karuna and Ray Cohen
Begins at 9:30 am, ends at 6:30 pm
This retreat includes:
  • Full day educational process and teachings, and an option to stay overnight for additional cost.
  • Option to purchase a prepared dinner for $20 per person
  • Bring your own lunches
Prices for Main 7 Secrets Training:
  • Couple ticket: $250- 400
  • Single person: $135-250

Week Day Section 2- Apprentice Leaders

Week Day Section: Heartbeat Nurturing (Apprentices)

Heartbeat Nurturing Apprentice Led Training

Tuesday Sept 3rd
Come attend this extra day if you are an apprentice, or if you are interested in a less expensive training and willing to support the apprentices in teaching and practicing the techniques. The program will be the same and Amara and Ray will be there, coaching. 
This retreat includes:
  • Full day educational process and teachings, and an option to stay overnight for additional cost.
  • Option to purchase a prepared dinner for $20 per person
  • Bring your own lunches
Begins at 9:30 am, ends at 6:30 pm
  • Couple ticket: $170
  • Single person: $90

Week Day Section: 7 SEcrets of Masterful Massage (Apprentices)

7 Secrets Apprentice Led Massage Training

Wednesday Sept 4th
Come attend this extra day if you are an apprentice, or if you are interested in a less expensive training and willing to support the apprentices in teaching and practicing the techniques. The program will be the same and Amara and Ray will be there, coaching.  
This retreat includes:
  • Full day educational process and teachings, and an option to stay overnight for additional cost.
  • Option to purchase a prepared dinner for $20 per person
  • Bring your own lunches
Begins at 9:30 am, ends at 6:30 pm
  • Couple ticket: $170
  • Single person: $90

Section 3: Blissflow Intimate Massage

Main Training Blissflow Massage for Couples

Monday Sept 2nd
with Amara Karuna and Ray Cohen
Begins at 9:30 am, ends at 5:00 pm
This retreat includes:
  • Full day educational process and teachings, and an option to stay overnight for additional cost.
  • Option to purchase a prepared dinner for $20 per person
  • Bring your own lunches
Prices For Main Heartbeat Training:
  • Couple ticket: $240- 400
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Optional Apprentice Led Blissflow Training

Thursday Sept 5th
Come attend this extra day if you are an apprentice, or someone willing to support the apprentices in teaching and practicing the techniques. The program will be the same.  Bring your own lunch. Dinner optional for $20.
Begins at 9:30 am, ends at 6:30 pm
  • Couple ticket: $160- 250

This section requires it's own registration form.

Housing Options- All Sections

You may either stay at the venue overnight or go home if you live locally. Minimum of 2 nights for staying overnight in indoor spaces.  We save those spots for people going to multiple days.
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There will be extra programming in the evenings and early mornings for those who stay overnight.
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You may choose to go offsite at night, or to rent a heated yurt on site with a queen bed to stay overnight. 
Or bring your RV, tent or stay in a dorm.
FOOD
Bring your own food for breakfasts and lunches.  We have use of an indoor kitchen.  You can go out for dinner nearby or you can choose to buy a catered meal for $20 per meal.
  • Residential dorm (foam floor mattress) with your own bedding: add $55 per night
  • Residential dorm (foam floor mattress) with venue bedding: add $55 per night plus $10 extra per set
  • Residential you stay in your RV $50 per night
  • Residential you stay in your own tent with your own bed and bedding $50 per night
  • Residential rent a private yurt with a queen bed $100 per night, 1-3 people (4 yurts, check for availability)

Payments

We ask that people give an amount that is both generous and joyful.  If you are unable to contribute at bottom of the sliding scale, please contact us. Those of you who are able to pay at the higher end of the sliding scale enable us to hold this retreat in a spirit of generosity and inclusiveness.

Payment options include Venmo, credit card or check. Sorry, no Paypal.  Details on payment will be sent via email when you register.  Check your spam folder if you don't get it.

To reserve your spot: Fill out the appropriate Registration Form(s), then after you are accepted, send the payment.

Pre-Event Safety Agreements

Pre-event Safety Agreements Summary.  We will be taking steps to insure all of our safety, including:

*avoiding anyone who is sick,

*We will not ask you to do a rapid testing of yourself. But you can if you wish.  Bring some tests in case you start feeling ill.

*If you have any symptoms of illness, please do not come to the training.  If you need to cancel in the 7 days before the event because of becoming ill, we will refund all of your money if we can fill your spot, or half the money if we can't.

See details HERE.

The Venue:

A lovely small retreat center in the Bonney Lake, Washington area, surrounded by forest, with a hot tub!

Event Guidelines

* No Pets Please
* This is a substance free event, please leave alcohol and drugs at home
* We ask for respect for the neighbors driving to the site, and keep voices low when outside the buildings.
* Please keep the site clean, leave no trace, give space and respect the animals and the private homes on the land.
* All interactions with others are by mutual consent, based on respect and clear communication
* No public sexual activity, keep it private.

* Refrain from wearing strong scents to help others who are chemically sensitive
* No violence or loud public arguments or disturbances of any kind tolerated
* Keep quiet, especially in the dorms after 10 pm so others can sleep.
* Failure to comply with these guidelines could result in you being asked to leave without a refund.

REFUND POLICY

Our Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions of attendees may be made at any time.  Attendees must cancel by midnight, Pacific time, August 1st, 2024 to receive a full refund minus $50 cancellation fee per person.

 Attendees must cancel by midnight, Pacific time, August 15th, 2024 to receive a half refund minus $50 cancellation fee per person.

Cancellation requests received after August 15th, 2024 or failure to appear for the event will result in forfeiture of the entire course fee, unless we can fill your spot. In which case you will get all but $50 back.

The exception to this is the Covid refund policy, which states if you cancel in the last week because of a confirmable case of COVID, you can get all your money back if we can fill your spot, or half if we can't.

Cancellation requests must be received by email to Amara at amara@mindspring.com. You are responsible for ensuring that we receive your written request. We will reply by email with a written acknowledgement. Cancellation refunds will be completed via check or Paypal.

Amara reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events at any time. This is very unlikely to happen. If Amara cancels or reschedules the event due to low enrollment, weather, or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Amara, you are entitled to a full refund, but Amara is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. However, you may be able to join us for a smaller group experience during that time.

If Amara cancels an event for which you have registered, you will be contacted at the email address you provide when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.