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2014 Retreat Schedule

By | September 15, 2014

Hot off the presses! Here’s the schedule for the retreat, October 25-26, 2014. Most events are final, but schedule subject to change. Abundia 2014 Preliminary Schedule.

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Guess Who’s Coming to Abundia?

By | June 18, 2014

I was going to tell you, but I think I’ll let her do it. Eeee officially booked travel for this year’s Abundia Retreat – I will be the featured speaker!! #LoseHateNotWeight pic.twitter.com/YWpfIjFGjM — virgietovar (@virgietovar) June 17, 2014

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Exciting News!

By | January 31, 2014

The dates for this year’s Abundia Retreat have been set! October 24-26, 2014! It’s a little earlier in the year than we’ve generally held it, due to conflicts at our retreat site. But so many of you have strongly indicated that you want to return to Illinois Beach Resort, so we’ve worked with them to […]

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Getting to Abundia

By | September 23, 2013

We’ve had some requests for information on how to get to our retreat from the local airports and/or via public transportation. Here’s what you need to know: Abundia is held at the Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center inside of the Illinois State Beach Park in Zion, Illinois. The easiest way to reach the resort from most locations […]

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Retreat Schedule

By | September 19, 2013

The schedule is here! We are still working on some final details, so the schedule is subject to changes. Check it out here.

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Abundia Welcomes Ragen Chastain!

By | September 15, 2013

We are so excited to welcome the amazing Ragen Chastain as our featured speaker at this year’s retreat! Ragen is a gorgeous dancer and a powerful speaker on fat positive issues. I always enjoy her blog posts at her site, Dances With Fat, and I know she will bring such energy and spirit to the retreat. Our […]

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Good News about the 2013 Retreat

By | July 3, 2013

You may have noticed that our program fee has increased from 2012. The increase is in response to your feedback about things we could improve upon for the weekend. First, we will share an additional group meal at the hotel Saturday night. No more field trips for bad service! Second, and most exciting, we are […]

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Register Today

By | July 1, 2013

            Registration for the 2013 Abundia Retreat is now open! Register today! Visit the registration page to secure your spot.

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Happy Summer!

By | June 13, 2013

Dear Lovely Friends of Abundia, Though November seems very far off, the Abundia elves are already working hard behind the scenes to make this year’s retreat better and more fabulous than ever. As you’ve already heard, the inspiring Ragen Chastain will be our featured speaker this year! Soon, we’ll have even more information and updates […]

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