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Guess Who’s Coming to Abundia?

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!

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

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

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!

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

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

            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!

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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Exciting News!

Ragen Chastain Featured Speaker at Abundia 2013 “Finding Joy in Your Body” Ragen Chastain is the featured speaker at Abundia 2013 and will present numerous workshops over the course of the weekend, November 1-3. About Ragen: Ragen Chastain is a trained researcher and three-time National Champion dancer who writes and speaks about self-esteem, body image, […]

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The countdown has begun! The 2013 Abundia Retreat is coming soon – November 1-3, 2013!!

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