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RetreatMigraine

RetreatMigraine

April 12-14, 2019
Embassy Suites, San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa
San Antonio, Texas

Connecting Experiencing Healing

RetreatMigraine is a conference led by and focused on people living with migraine disease.

 

The retreat will provide support, community, disease and treatment education, advocacy training, and complementary therapy experiences.

Group

RetreatMigraine is a
3-day Experiential
and
Celebratory Event
for those living with migraine disease

Led by fellow migraine community members, the retreat will provide disease and treatment education, advocacy training, and complementary therapy experiences.

At RetreatMigraine, our goal is to support and strengthen our community from the inside out.

 

RetreatMigraine Schedule

RetreatMigraine will begin on Friday, April 12 at 3:00 PM CT and end on Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 PM CT. There will be a shuttle from the airport to the hotel to accommodate many people arriving and leaving on those dates. We will post more information about the shuttle soon.

Agenda

Subject to Change

Friday, April 12, 2019

wdt_IDStart TimeEnd TimeSessionPresenterLocation
102:00 PM05:00 PMRegistration
203:00 PM03:15 PMWelcomeEileen Brewer, Kevin Lenaburg & Dr. Bill YoungSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
303:15 PM04:15 PMAttendee IntroductionsSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
404:15 PM05:00 PMMigraine and Mental Health: The Good, The Bad & The UglyJaime Sanders & Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D.San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
505:00 PM05:30 PMPerspective: Living with Migraine DiseaseJamie ValendySan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
605:40 PM06:30 PMEvening AnnouncementsSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
705:40 PM06:30 PMHappy HourSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
806:30 PM07:30 PMDinner & INvisible Project Launch PartyNicole Hemmenway & Katie GoldenSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
907:30 PM09:00 PMUS Pain Personal Story Workshop - Part 1Nicole Hemmenway & Beth TurnerSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
1012:00 AMOut of My Head Movie Screening (1 of 3)Espada

Saturday, April 13, 2019

wdt_IDStart TimeEnd TimeSessionPresenterLocation
109:00 AM05:00 PMExtended Registration
207:00 AM10:00 AMEmbassy Suites Breakfast
309:00 AM09:45 AMMorning YogaChristina MilnesEspada
4Morning WalkKevin LenaburgLobby
5Morning MeditationShirley KesselSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
610:00 AM10:15 AMMorning Announcements & Group Photo
710:00 AM01:00 PMCraft Room OpenThe Jenny
810:15 AM11:00 AMCHAMP Member IntroductionsCHAMP MembersSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
911:00 AM11:15 AMBreak
1011:15 AM12:00 PMWhat Happens in My Mind & Body During a Migraine AttackDr. Federick GodleySan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose

Sunday, April 14, 2019

wdt_IDStart TimeEnd TimeSessionPresenterLocation
107:00 AM10:00 AMEmbassy Suites Breakfast
209:00 AM05:00 PMExtended Registration
309:00 AM09:45 AMMorning YogaChristina MilnesEspada
4Morning WalkKevin LenaburgLobby
5Morning MeditationShirley KesselSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
610:00 AM02:00 PMCraft Room OpenThe Jenny
710:00 AM10:15 AMMorning Announcements
810:15 AM10:45 AMPerspective: Living with Migraine DiseaseDanielle FancherSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
910:45 AM11:00 AMBreak
1011:00 AM12:00 PMAdvocacy PanelKatie Golden, Joe Coe & Lindsay Videnieks, JDSan Juan/Concepcion/San Jose

Highlights

  • Learn ways to better manage your migraine disease
  • Build relationships with other people living with migraine
  • Understand the importance of combating stigma
  • Experience a broad range of complementary therapies including yoga, meditation, social support, massage, salt cave immersion, and other
  • Discover different ways to advocate and how to put your story into action
  • Relax in the Art & Crafts Therapy Room
  • This event is designed to be migraine-friendly: fragrance free, accommodating lighting, and diverse food options.

Included

  • 3 days, 2 nights (double occupancy)
    Welcome amenities & salt cave spa experience
  • All meals, with migraine-friendly options
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Opportunities to relax, rest or spend time with others

Cost

The registration fees will be as follows:

  • Migraine Patient (double occupancy) - $100 per person

  • Migraine Caregiver (double occupancy) - $200 per person

  • Migraine Patient (single occupancy) - $300 per person

Registration for the retreat will include two nights of lodging at the event hotel, transportation to and from the airport*, all meals, and all experiences** in the RetreatMigraine program.

Travel scholarships will be available and the application for these will be part of the registration process.

Registration for RetreatMigaine is Now Closed

RetreatMigraine is the patient community taking charge of our disease.

We will discuss how to best manage migraine and call on society to treat us with the respect, empathy, and support we deserve.

The retreat will be experiential and celebratory, making social connections and empowering advocacy efforts that will endure for years to come.

RetreatMigraine

See You in San Antonio!