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A Life of Tea Retreat

Telluride, CO

May 20 - 26, 2024

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Into the Heart of the Mountains: A Journey of Self-Discovery through the Way of Tea, the Five Elements and Earth-Based Medicine

Join us for an exclusive retreat — an intimate group of 12 individuals, exploring what it means to live A Life of Tea. An in-depth exploration of the Way of Tea through the lens of Taoist Medicine. We will be exploring linear, practical, and philosophical aspects of a Life of Tea.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • 6 nights accommodation

  • Twice daily formal tea ceremony

  • Classes & Discussions led by Colin Hudon on the Way of Tea, brewing methods, tea types, nourishing health & vitality in relation to the wood and fire elements, and both the tangible and abstract aspects of a Life of Tea

  • 2 daily yoga classes - AM vinyasa and PM restorative

  • Locally sourced food & privately chefed healthy breakfasts and dinners

  • 1:1 private session with Colin Hudon (45 minutes)

  • A wellness Living Tea bundle specially curated for retreatants

  • Time to explore the extraordinary beauty of the mountains surrounding Telluride - uncover hidden hiking trails and discover hidden spots in nature

  • Connection with like-minded humans that will become lifelong friends

This is our 5th retreat in Telluride, and we've refined it down to what's most essential and transformative.

If you're ready to deepen your practice, join us for this exclusive retreat — a unique opportunity for profound growth and connection.

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What Past Retreatants Have Said:

  • An immersive journey that seamlessly blends intensity with depth, connection with expansiveness, and challenge with joy. It's a beautiful, life-changing experience that opens the heart and leaves a lasting impact.

    Anonymous, 2023

  • This retreat is a sanctuary for both collective and personal healing. It provides a space where one can absorb nature's wisdom while being embraced by a heartfelt community. The opportunity to delve into tea practice and explore the intricacies of the Chinese 5 elements is seamlessly integrated into each day, adding an enriching layer to the overall experience.

    Erica H., 2023

  • This retreat was genuinely life-changing and incredibly expansive. I not only immersed myself in the breathtaking beauty of Telluride but also forged deep connections with friends who I know will be a cherished part of my life forever. The experience was a profound journey of self-discovery, where I learned so much about myself and gained insights that will resonate with me for a lifetime.

    Samantha J., 2023

Discover Your Luxurious Accommodations

Nestled on the mountainside just outside of Telluride, our exquisite retreat residence boasts breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. The living space, adorned with vaulted ceilings, exudes grandeur, providing the perfect atmosphere for relaxation. Unwind beside the substantial stone-encased fireplace, and to add a touch of luxury, there's even a soothing hot tub to enhance your retreat experience.

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Private and shared rooms available.

Retreat Pricing

(Cost is per person)

Early Bird Rate:
(through February 21)

Single Room: $3,500

Shared Room: $3,000

Full Price:

Single Room: $4,000

Shared Room: $3,500

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Meet Your Guide:

Colin Hudon, founder of Living Tea, is a seasoned herbalist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Through his lifelong immersion in Tea and Tao, he founded Living Tea to share the depth of Eastern traditions through the transformative power of the Way of Tea.

Colin's extensive study and travel throughout Asia inform a depth of teaching and facilitation that brings the wisdom of ancient traditions to life.

Join Colin on a journey of profound growth, connection, and enrichment, guided by the wisdom of tea and the cycles of nature.

Colin Hudon, founder of Living Tea, is a seasoned herbalist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. With an early immersion in Tea and Tao, he founded Living Tea to share the depth of Eastern traditions through the transformative power of the Way of Tea.

Colin's extensive study and travel throughout Asia shaped him into an exceptional teacher, guide, and facilitator, bringing the wisdom of ancient traditions to life. His blend of expertise in herbalism, acupuncture, and Traditional Chinese Medicine, coupled with a lifelong commitment to the exploration of the Five Elements, makes Colin an unparalleled facilitator.

Join Colin on a journey of profound growth, connection, and enrichment, guided by the wisdom of tea and the cycles of nature.

Sample Schedule:

6:30am — Optional Vinyasa Yoga

8:00am — Meditation

8:30am — Formal Tea Ceremony

9:15am — Breakfast

10:00am — Class

12:00pm — Free time / Optional outing

3:00pm — Formal Tea Ceremony

3:45pm — Class

6:00pm — Free time / Optional Yin Yoga

7:00pm — Dinner

8:00pm — 1:1 with Colin / Free time

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Deepen

Take a deep dive into the path of tea with deep roots in Eastern Philosophy, self-cultivation, mindfulness, and awakening.

Immerse

Immerse yourself in what it means to live a Life of Tea. We will be delving into the linear, practical, and philosophical aspects of tea and the Way of Tea.

Explore

Explore the Five Elements (Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood) that we find in nature as they relate to a Way of Life as a human being that is in harmony with the natural world.

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