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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_ID Start Time End Time Session Presenter Location
1 02:00 PM 05:00 PM Registration
2 03:00 PM 03:15 PM Welcome Eileen Brewer, Kevin Lenaburg & Dr. Bill Young San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
3 03:15 PM 04:15 PM Attendee Introductions San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
4 04:15 PM 05:00 PM Migraine and Mental Health: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Jaime Sanders & Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D. San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
5 05:00 PM 05:30 PM Perspective: Living with Migraine Disease Jamie Valendy San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
6 05:40 PM 06:30 PM Evening Announcements San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
7 05:40 PM 06:30 PM Happy Hour San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
8 06:30 PM 07:30 PM Dinner & INvisible Project Launch Party Nicole Hemmenway & Katie Golden San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
9 07:30 PM 09:00 PM US Pain Personal Story Workshop - Part 1 Nicole Hemmenway & Beth Turner San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
10 12:00 AM Out of My Head Movie Screening (1 of 3) Espada

Saturday, April 13, 2019

wdt_ID Start Time End Time Session Presenter Location
1 09:00 AM 05:00 PM Extended Registration
2 07:00 AM 10:00 AM Embassy Suites Breakfast
3 09:00 AM 09:45 AM Morning Yoga Christina Milnes Espada
4 Morning Walk Kevin Lenaburg Lobby
5 Morning Meditation Shirley Kessel San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
6 10:00 AM 10:15 AM Morning Announcements & Group Photo
7 10:00 AM 01:00 PM Craft Room Open The Jenny
8 10:15 AM 11:00 AM CHAMP Member Introductions CHAMP Members San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
9 11:00 AM 11:15 AM Break
10 11:15 AM 12:00 PM What Happens in My Mind & Body During a Migraine Attack Dr. Federick Godley San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose

Sunday, April 14, 2019

wdt_ID Start Time End Time Session Presenter Location
1 07:00 AM 10:00 AM Embassy Suites Breakfast
2 09:00 AM 05:00 PM Extended Registration
3 09:00 AM 09:45 AM Morning Yoga Christina Milnes Espada
4 Morning Walk Kevin Lenaburg Lobby
5 Morning Meditation Shirley Kessel San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
6 10:00 AM 02:00 PM Craft Room Open The Jenny
7 10:00 AM 10:15 AM Morning Announcements
8 10:15 AM 10:45 AM Perspective: Living with Migraine Disease Danielle Fancher San Juan/Concepcion/San Jose
9 10:45 AM 11:00 AM Break
10 11:00 AM 12:00 PM Advocacy Panel Katie Golden, Joe Coe & Lindsay Videnieks, JD San 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!