Balance & Bliss at the exquisite Half Mile FArm where luxury & wellness Meet

Sunday, September 23rd - Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 | Half-Mile Farm

On the pristine southwestern plateau of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, Half-Mile Farm is nestled minutes from downtown Highlands on 14 bucolic acres. The serene surroundings with all of nature's sights, sounds and wonders will enhance the effects of this powerful retreat with Anna Russ. Private time is included for paddling the lake, soaking in the heated pool and jacuzzi and wandering the property and country roads.

Sunday, Sept. 23rd Check-In at 4 PM

We'll gather at 5:30 PM for a casual meet and greet. Enjoy a special cocktail elixir created exclusively for our retreat guest as we kick-off the event with a dive into the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.

Dinner will be on your own.

RE-TREAT Yourself

Whether it's grabbing a spot by the pool with your favorite book, a walk in the woods or a spa treatment at the renowned Old Edwards Inn Spa, we've allotted plenty of time for it all.

Monday, September 24th - 10 AM Morning Session

Ayurveda teaches' "Improper diet, medicine is of no use. Proper diet, medicine is of no need. "

After a leisurely breakfast we'll meet at 10 AM for our morning session where you'll learn the cornerstones of Holistic Nutrition and how to adapt your diet for your unique consititution and to optimize your health.

Monday, September 24th - 2:30 PM Afternoon Session

Experiential workshop: Anna will walk you through a step-by-step process creating your own daily skin care regimen using herbs harvested from Old Edwards Inn Farm as well as the finest organic essential oils distilled in France.

Each guest will leave with a hand formulated exfoliating cleanser, botanical toner, luxurious facial serum and detoxifying clay mask.

We'll finish the day with 5:30 PM Social Hour and exclusive cocktail elixir before breaking for dinner on your own.

Half Mile Farm offers all in with luxury accommodations surrounded by the natural beauty and serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Tuesday, September 25th

We'll start each morning with farm-to-table breakfast and superfood latte's hand-crafted by Anna Russ. Morning walks and guided meditation will also be offered.

On our last morning, we'll leave plenty of time to connect with Anna, ask questions and enjoy the property before checkout.

About Anna Russ

While working in Oncology Clinical Research for nearly two decades, Anna began studying ayurveda, an Eastern medicine that focuses on a holistic approach to health and prevention primarily using nutrition and lifestyle therapies.

In 2012, Anna left her corporate role to found Anna Apotheca; a lifestyle company focused on education and formulation of organic handcrafted products. Anna's unique background, passion for making the ancient wisdom accessible, and commitment to education have established her as a leader in the growing holistic lifestyle movement receiving both national and international recognition.

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Created with images by Africa Studio - "Homemade facial masks with natural ingredients," • DIA - "Golden Milk, made with turmeric and other spices"

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