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Secrets of Great Relationships

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Most of our lives are spent in search of deep, meaningful relationships—intimacy being to the soul what food is to the body. Yet so many of us experience a range of difficulties when it comes to cultivating these relationships—barriers to reaching the depth of connection where our authentic and innate hunger to be seen, understood, and in love is satisfied.

Join relationship therapists Linda and Charlie Bloom as they offer their 40+ years of marriage and professional expertise to help you grow your capacity for intimacy. It’s time to feel the joy and satisfaction of a soul fully fed.

In this weekend seminar you will learn to identify and neutralize the patterns that limit physical and emotional intimacy, practicing ways to create an experience of connection that is fulfilling, exhilarating, inspiring, and even transcendent.

You will explore:

  • The specific traits, competencies, and skills needed in order to become more attuned to the physical and emotional desires of both yourself and your partner and more adept at fulfilling those desires
  • The benefits of authenticity and emotional honesty and the hidden fears, longings, and concerns that can be awakened in moments of vulnerability
  • Effective communication and how to listen in a non-reactive way
  • Becoming more comfortable with one’s body
  • Developing discernment and discrimination in partner selection.

You will leave this workshop with greater insight into the kind of intimacy you want to create, outfitted with the knowledge and skills to achieve it. One weekend puts you firmly on the path to more meaningful, loving, exciting, and honest partnerships—now and in the future.

Linda and Charlie Bloom, LCSW, MSW

May 4 - 6, 2018
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Most of our lives are spent in search of deep, meaningful relationships—intimacy being to the soul what food is to the body. Yet so many of us experience a range of difficulties when it comes to cultivating these relationships—barriers to reaching the depth of connection where our authentic and innate hunger to be seen, understood, and in love is satisfied.

Join relationship therapists Linda and Charlie Bloom as they offer their 40+ years of marriage and professional expertise to help you grow your capacity for intimacy. It’s time to feel the joy and satisfaction of a soul fully fed.

In this weekend seminar you will learn to identify and neutralize the patterns that limit physical and emotional intimacy, practicing ways to create an experience of connection that is fulfilling, exhilarating, inspiring, and even transcendent.

You will explore:

  • The specific traits, competencies, and skills needed in order to become more attuned to the physical and emotional desires of both yourself and your partner and more adept at fulfilling those desires
  • The benefits of authenticity and emotional honesty and the hidden fears, longings, and concerns that can be awakened in moments of vulnerability
  • Effective communication and how to listen in a non-reactive way
  • Becoming more comfortable with one’s body
  • Developing discernment and discrimination in partner selection.

You will leave this workshop with greater insight into the kind of intimacy you want to create, outfitted with the knowledge and skills to achieve it. One weekend puts you firmly on the path to more meaningful, loving, exciting, and honest partnerships—now and in the future.

Faculty Bio

Linda and Charlie Bloom, LCSW, MSW

Married since 1972, Linda Bloom, LCSW, and Charlie Bloom, MSW, have been working with groups, individuals, couples, and organizations to enhance the quality of their relationships and communication skills for more than 40 years.

With master‰’s degrees in clinical social work, they have lectured, led seminars, and provided consultation at universities and learning institutes throughout the world. Their organization, Bloomwork, is dedicated to promoting healthy, fulfilling, and successful relationships for individuals, couples, and organizations.

In addition to their academic and professional training, their expertise in the field of relationships stems from experience in the crucible of their own committed partnership of more than four decades.

Their best-selling book, 101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married: Simple Lessons to Make Love Last has sold more than 100,000 copies and been translated into numerous languages. They are also the authors of Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Truth from Real Couples about Lasting Love, and Happily Ever After . . . and 39 Other Myths about Love.

 

Why Attend

  • An intimate relationship is more than sharing space and time with someone else—learn from two expert relationship counselors what is needed to feel love in all of its physical, sexual, and spiritual splendor.

  • Attune to your own needs and wants and those of your loved one, thus creating exponentially more opportunities to feel completely and deeply fulfilled.

  • Relationship experts Linda and Charlie Bloom go beyond traditional concepts of intimacy, exploring the innermost territory of the heart, where the deep connection of “two” becomes the transcendent experience of “one.”

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Special Interest to

    Singles, couples, and halves of pairs

Accommodations

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
Weeknight rates from $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Weeknight rates from $175.

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
Weeknight rates from $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
Weeknight rates from $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in mid-February 2018.
Weeknight rates from $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
Weeknight rates from $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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