Important Information for Your Upcoming
Leadership Development Training (Module I)
Welcome! In preparation for LDT Module I (2023), you will need the following logistical information:
◇ Important Dates & Times
◇ Travel Information
◇ What to Bring
◇ Food and Accommodation
Please read through this page in its entirety, and please provide us with information we will need in order to best take care of you.
LDT Module I:
May 8 at 5:30pm – MAY 13 at 2:00PM
Dates & Times
Please take a moment to put the following events into your calendar:
◇ Your Questionnaire is due within ONE week of acceptance into the training
By March 1st
◇ Email Client Care to set up 10-month Payment Plan
By March 28th
◇ Pay off remaining balance if paying in full
Click here to submit your payment
By May 8th
◇ If you don’t know what your Enneagram Number is, please take this online Enneagram test
◇ Read Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg
◇ Purchase The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. (You will be given reading assignments in this book at the end of the first module.)
◇ Review review the “LDT Mod 1 Teaching Materials Reading Schedule“, and refer to the “LDT Mod 1 Folder Materials – For Previewing” folder for the actual materials.
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
In addition to the required reading mentioned above, if you are interested in diving deeper into these topics, we recommend that you purchase and start reading these books before the training, if possible:
*Click on book title to follow link to purchase*
◇ Wisdom of the Enneagram by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson
(we recommend that you read at least the intro and the section on your type)
◇ The Sacred Enneagram by Christopher Heuertz
◇ Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine
◇ The Human Condition by Thomas Keating
◇ The Welcoming Prayer: Consent on the Go, a 40-day Praxis by Contemplative Outreach
◇ Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn
◇ The Mindful Catholic by Gregory Bottaro
◇ Plan to arrive on site before 5:30pm on May 8th to check in. Please plan your travel accordingly, including baggage pickup, customs if applicable, etc.
◇ Dinner is at 6:30pm, and we’ll begin at 7:30pm.
◇ You are also welcome to arrive a day earlier (or stay an extra night later), which we recommend for people from Europe or the West Coast because of the time change.
◇ Early arrival (late departure) is an additional cost of $35/night, which you will pay directly to the site owner, Suwaylu.
◇ You would need to bring your own food for the first day, as the first meal we provide is dinner on the 8th.
◇ If you want to arrive earlier than the 8th or stay after May 13th to enjoy the gorgeous site and have your own personal retreat, please email Client Care at firstname.lastname@example.org to check if space is available.
◇ If you would like to coordinate travel from the airport to The Land Celebration we have created a spreadsheet for you to coordinate together. *Keep in mind it is approximately 1hr and 30 mins from the Dulles International Airport to the Land Celebration.
The Land Celebration
411 Three Oaks Drive
Gore, VA 22637
◇ Problems while traveling? Call our event manager:
As we align with current COVID protocols and CDC recommendations, we are updating our requirements for in-person trainings. We will no longer require a negative COVID test to attend, except in the case of someone who had symptoms or was living with a family member or roommate who tested positive for COVID. Click on the below button to review our full COVID-19 protocols.
WHAT TO BRING
◇ Food for meals prior to Tuesday’s dinner
◇ Loose comforting clothes, for at least 6 days
◇ Layers for warm/cool weather
◇ Yoga or Workout/Athletic clothes
◇ Socks and/or slippers
◇ Running/hiking shoes and slip-on sandals
◇ A bathing suit for the pond
◇ An umbrella and/or rain gear in case of rain
◇ A wrist watch
◇ A journal and a pen
◇ A large, covered water bottle
◇ A leak proof travel cup for hot tea
◇ Any supplements, or special dietary items you may need
◇ Toiletry items, make up, jewelry….
◇ An alarm clock
◇ A flashlight with working batteries
Please also bring extra cash or your checkbook to pay Suwaylu for early arrival lodging and to tip the chef
◇ Staying extra nights at the site (before May 8th / on or after May 13th) $35/night
◇ Tip for the chef – Suggested amount of $20
Food & Accommodations
◇ Please send us your food and accommodation payment, no later than April 25th.
◇ The total F&A cost for LDT I is $795
Click here to submit your payment
◇ All bedding and towels are provided
We are looking forward to what will be a wonderful training. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Stay Engaged. Keep Staffing!