The Beattie Sanctuary and Arboretum

Fresh picked chamomile and scented geranium tea flowers

Fresh picked chamomile and scented geranium tea flowers

UnknownThe Healing Alchemy of Essential Oils & Garden Herbs | Saturday, March 28 |  9am-2pm | $75 per Person, lunch included |  Essential oils and garden herbs have been used in cultural Healing arts  as long as humans have inhabited the earth.  Cultivated and preserved correctly, essential oils can be viable for thousands of years.  With care, wisdom and knowledge, garden herbs, salvesIMG_1899 and blends can offer healing to the simplest and sometimes most perplexing medical challenges.  Explore the characteristics, properties and blending principles of pure, therapeutic grade essential oils.  Forage The Beattie Sanctuary healing gardens and trails for exotic herbs that you will transform into useful household healing items.  Create your own blends of skin salve, body oils, teas, and water mists to take home along with a generous information packet to reference again and again!    More information548190_448433211843473_1302541463_n

NEW! ANIMAL AMBASSADOR 50 HOUR INTENSIVE ~ July 13-17, 2015 $799 per Person  - Fulfill an unspoken dream; become a representative & messenger of goodwill for nature.  Join a unique hands on training & meditation program, working with domestic and wild animals, to better understand the true nature of earth’s creatures. Experience a variety of encounters with land, water and air animals.  Explore the numerous paths of QiGong meditation and non-verbal communication available between humans and animals.    Practice energetic tools to better understand the language and needs of both domestic pets and wild animals.  Learn how to preserve these teachings and wisdom for our future generations.   EMAIL for more information!


ESCAPE & REJUVENATE ~ 2 NIGHTS/3 DAYS, $689/Guest including everything ~ Relaxation begins the moment you arrive to your beautifully decorated King Suite!  Spend a few days nurturing your body, mind and spirit with personal yoga, qigong, meditation, hula hooping, massage or acupuncture treatments.  Pamper your soul for breakfast, lunch & dinner, with the culinary artistry of Chef Susan and the magical nuances of The Beattie Sanctuary!  Custom designed packages available EMAIL for more information!

DISAPPEAR, ESCAPE & REJUVENATE ~ 3 NIGHTS/4 DAYS….. $989/Guest including everything ~ Add an extra day to the package above with additional treatments, free time, movie marathons, facials, walking the Labyrinth, whatever your Embodied WIsdomheart desires!  Book your get away during the summer months and enjoy our 25’X45′ in ground pool!

Wellness IMMERSION PROGRAMS (Half & Full Week Programs ~ $750/$1200)   Are You Happy
with your health?  Are you happy with your life?  The chaos & responsibilities of life have ways of depleting our inner resources to the point of dull pains, numbness or incoherent acceptance.  There may be repetitive messages coming from your body, mind or soul that are taking you from doctor to doctor, practitioner to therapist, without clear answers or plans of action that satisfy your questions.  Give yourself the time to get away and learn more about complimentary medicine: individual eating & cooking lessons with recipes, lifestyle evaluations, incorporating nature, meditation, acupuncture, massage, or other treatments into your new life.  Experience a variety of yoga postures, QiGong therapy, essential oils, animal communication and more during your 4 – 7 day stay in a luxurious King Suite.  Take advantage of the Sanctuary resources and wisdom to make 2015 one of your best years!

10429311_10152751773133577_4241261088475520150_nUnknown“I LIKE ME” | Sun. March 22, 2015  | 1:00 – 4:00 pm |  $ 45  Mother |Registration deadline 3/17 |  A Mother-Daughter self-esteem building workshop for young Women 9 – 17 yrs of age and their Mothers.  Girls and women often hold onto negative comments about themselves.  At an early age girls begin to become dissatisfied with their bodies and appearance.  Today the social pressures to fit in…..More workshop information   Presented by Barbara Bilinski Mettelman, Ph.D., NYS Licensed Psychologist, Susan Beattie Fitzgerald, DMQ Doctor of Medical QiGong, and Marsha Egan, M.S., Artist and former school Psychologist] Call Dr. Mettelman (315)559-1319.

jane-austen-tea-party-devon-cream-tea-strawberry-jam-e1359596630250UnknownKing Arthur Scones, Breads & Tea | MARCH 29 | 1 – 4 pm | $18 per Guest   This is a tea party you won’t want to miss! There’s nothing better than fresh baked bread or fresh cream and preserves on a steaming hot scone.  Add some delicious tea and join us for a lovely afternoon party.  Learn about Asian tea ceremony and what the art of tea means in other cultures….. More information

Jean Van Etten

Jean Van Etten

UnknownMassage for People Living with Cancer |24 hours CEU credits|  July 24-26 | 8:30am – 5:30 pm ea. day | $489 incl. lunch | Registration deadline 7/3/15 | Class Size Limited
A 3 Day intensive course with Jean Van Etten for licensed, certified, or professional massage therapists.  New York State’s only certified Teacher in oncology massage will be at The Beattie Sanctuary this summer.  This course combines lecture, hands on practice, group sharing, visual aids, demonstration and a final day for a practice clinic with clients who have a history of cancer treatment.  More information

Feel Good Photos of the week…  Send an EMAIL for more information

Observation deck at the top of the mountain!


Skiing Toggenberg with friends


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