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Monroe Institute Afternoon Meditation Experience

3:30 – 7:00 pm Sunday

Experience a taste of Monroe Sound Science audio technology in zero gravity chairs in a group setting listening to our audio exercises on headphones.  Monroe Sound Science facilitates access to expanded states of consciousness with heightened awareness of the experience and less drowsiness.

$75 OR if you have signed up for either the 2.5 or 4.5 day residential programs, this afternoon meditation experience is included in your program tuition

6:00 – 7:00 pm:  Joe McMoneagle, an icon in the world of Remote Viewing, speaks to the group.

7:00 pm:  bus returns to Charlottesville or the residential program begins with dinner

2.5 and 4.5 Day Residential Programs

Package #1: An Introduction to Gateway

2.5 day $995 per person: This program runs from Sunday through Wednesday departing campus after lunch. This program does not satisfy the Gateway prerequisite qualification needed for Monroe graduate programs.

Program Schedule
Sunday 7—8 pm: Dinner
Monday—Tuesday (breakfast, lunch, dinner included) 8 am—9 pm
Wednesday (breakfast & lunch included) 8 am—2  pm (Campus departures for 2.5 Day Program happen at 2 pm).

Package #2: Our Flagship Gateway Program

4.5 day $1,895 per person: An abbreviated version of Gateway from Sunday through Friday departing campus after breakfast. This program does satisfy the Gateway prerequisite qualification needed for Monroe graduate programs.

Program Schedule
Sunday 7—8 pm: Dinner
Monday—Thursday (breakfast, lunch, dinner included) 8 am—9 pm
Friday: program concludes after breakfast on Friday and the last shuttle leaves at noon


Participants who need a ride to the airport, bus, or train station will be provided our free shuttle service on the departure date.

Beginning Sunday night, those who stay for the program (either the 2.5 or the 4.5 option) will be able to stay through the following Friday (18th). Once the participant arrives here for a program on the 13th we house and feed them till the 18th. We will take them to the airport, bus or train station or to a hotel. We do not stop at AirBnB’s.

Gateway Experience

Bob Monroe called Gateway “a voyage of self-discovery through the gateway of expanded awareness.” It’s the best way to begin your journey at the Monroe Institute—and is a prerequisite for many of our advanced consciousness training programs.

Learn to navigate the non-physical realm. During this transformational residential retreat, you’ll gain the tools and techniques needed to navigate the nonphysical realm. We’ll teach you to enter specific levels of expanded consciousness, like the state of no time. There you’ll experience deep relaxation and find the guidance that leads to profound insight. You’ll also explore the out-of-body state and other life-changing energy systems.

Tap into expanded states of awareness. Gateway accelerates your ability to go farther, deeper and faster into different dimensions of consciousness—thanks in part to our use of binaural beat audio guidance technology.

Shift your perspective on what’s possible. With a more enlightened understanding of self and how you relate to others, you’ll come to know your life’s purpose. With that knowledge comes gratitude for all aspects of your life.
Learn from direct experience. For more than 50 years, the Monroe Institute has introduced thousands of people like you to the life-enhancing benefits of the Gateway Voyage program. As the world leader in consciousness exploration, we believe that direct experience is the most powerful teacher. After completing Gateway, you’ll be prepared to participate in most of our advanced level programs.

Planning your visit: Important information for planning your visit to our residential Virginia campus. Click here to plan your visit. Please email registration@monroeinstitute.org or call 434-361-1500 for more information, questions or to register.