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33rd Annual Wildacres Fall Retreat featuring Peter Woodbury, MSW
Soul Lessons, Soul Patterns: Awakening to Past Lives, Future Lives, & Life Between Lives
Explore your own unique soul self and learn how you can apply spiritual principles in the earth, raising your consciousness in the process.
September 10, 2020 - September 13, 2020
Little Switzerland , NC

Take a true journey of the soul! During this fascinating 4-day retreat of self-exploration and personal enlightenment you will gain first-hand experience in accessing the deeper recesses of your mind and consciousness. The very realm in which you can commune with your soul mind—reaching into all you have been and ever will be—exists within you and can be accessed for greater soul growth and awareness. 

Through regressions, progressions, and self-guided imageries during this Edgar Cayce-focused workshop, you will experience and learn:

  • The purpose and meaning of life from our creation as souls to our involution into Earth
  • How our souls progress through the laws of karma and grace
  • The role of soul groups, soul mates, and twin souls in our spiritual evolution
  • How we work through our soul path for our next lifetime—known as “Pre-life Planning”
  • Understand the evaluation process known as the “Afterlife Review”
  • Learn about Cayce’s unique perspective on “Interplanetary Sojourns” that occur as our life in-between lives
  • The role our angels, guardians, and council play in our development, and how to access them
  • AND understand your unique place in the “grand scheme”!

You will also experience a special group hypnotic regression with emphasis on reaching the life-between-lives state and contact with your personal guides. You will understand the process of hypnosis, regression, and progression and how it can be used for healing and self-awareness—even if you don’t believe in reincarnation or future lives!

With practical insight, deep knowledge, and humor, Peter will help you explore the possibility of future life contact as Cayce himself did in his dreams. You’ll learn about the Cayce information on the nature of the soul and the various levels of consciousness beyond the third dimension and even travel to the Akashic “Hall of Records” and glimpse the record of your own soul’s journey!

Tap into past, present, and future lives that are having a major impact upon your soul development!

Don’t miss this insightful, life-changing event—exploring your own unique soul self and learning how you can apply spiritual principles in the earth, raising your consciousness in the process.

This will be more than just a retreat—this annual event is a vacation for the soul! Don’t miss this opportunity to recharge your spiritual batteries as you immerse yourself in this profoundly life-changing experience.

Past attendees say of Peter Woodbury:

“Peter is such a good, relaxed speaker. He truly makes you feel comfortable in every way. He doesn’t make any question seem ridiculous. He comes across as very non-judgmental. Just all in all, he is a very good teacher, soul, spirit, and person. Thank you, Peter, for being who you are.”  B.W., Roanoke, VA

“I enjoyed Peter’s kindness and his genuine desire to share the information he has. He has a professional and warm presentation. Wonderful sense of humor!”  J.M., Brooklyn, NY

TIME: Check-in is 4:00-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10. The retreat begins with the evening meal at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10 and runs through approximately 11:00 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.

COST: $359 per person, includes 3-nights’ lodging (double occupancy), one set of linens and towels, eight meals, and the planned program. There is no maid service. Please let us know if you need a handicapped accessible room or if you cannot use steps. There are no elevators.

PREREGISTRATION: A non-refundable deposit of $50 per person will reserve your place only until August 15th. At that time, the remainder of the registration fee is due or the space may be reassigned. Full refunds cannot be made after August 14th. The participant is responsible for submitting the remaining fee. No invoices or receipts will be mailed.

MEALS: Nutritious family style meals, including vegetarian, gluten-free, and diabetic options, are included in the registration fee. Please specify any dietary needs at pre-registration.

ROOMS: All lodge rooms have two beds and a private bath. Two people will be assigned to a room, unless a third is requested. We will assign a roommate unless you specify one at registration. There are no televisions, clocks, coffee pots or phones in the rooms. WIFI and cellphone access is limited.  Please specify any ADA needs at pre-registration.

CHILDREN: Parents must arrange for the supervision of children at all times. Cribs may be supplied if requested upon registration. If you will be bringing a child, please contact Ms. Lou Umscheid for costs and additional information at or 919-960-9580.

WHAT TO BRING: A special item or two for the silent auction. If you are donating services, please bring any equipment that you need, e.g. massage table. Money raised from the auction of items and services is donated to A.R.E. Headquarters. Clothes: casual, bring a sweater, jacket, comfortable shoes, and rain gear. The retreat is informal and weather is unpredictable. 

BOOK SALES: We will have a selection of books related to the program for sale at the retreat. The money raised will be used to support the Southeast Region of A.R.E. (Cash, Personal Checks, and Credit Cards)

COMMON INTEREST SESSIONS: As is customary at this retreat, we will have these sessions for small groups led by volunteers. If you have a special gift, talent or interest, please consider sharing it with others during these 1 hour sessions. Please Note: you need to submit a summary of your topic, and your qualifications to present it, in advance to Bob at If you have a handout for your presentation, please bring copies with you for approximately 80 people.

Any views or opinions presented in these sessions are solely those of the presenter and may not represent those of the A.R.E. Presenters are expressly required not to make defamatory statements and not to infringe or authorize any infringement of copyright or any other legal right. 


Don’t miss this insightful, life-changing event
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September 10 - 13, 2020
Wildacres Retreat
1565 Wild Acres Rd
Little Switzerland, NC 28749
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Peter Woodbury, MSW, originator and instructor of A.R.E.’s popular Past Life Regression Hypnosis Certificate Training and Professional Life Coaching Certificate Training, is a graduate of Harvard University and of Boston University School of Social Work, and a former faculty member of Boston University School of Social Work and Atlantic University. Peter has become one of, if not, the most prolific regressionists in the world today. He has conducted approximately 6,000 regressions, between 350 to 400 regressions a year. His work has evolved beyond past life regression into what he calls ‘Soul Contact’.

A student of Cayce material for over 30 years, he is a psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and life coach, a contributor and columnist for A.R.E.’s member magazine Venture Inward, host of A.R.E.’s Reflections show, and is a popular leader of A.R.E. Tours. Fluent in three languages, he travels the world speaking on behalf of the Edgar Cayce work and is one of their most respected and in-demand presenters.