VSA Nebraska Annual Retreat August 31 - September 3, 2021

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2021 Vibrational Sound Therapy Retreat

"Revive, Relax, and Resound" 

August 31 - September 3, 2021

Nebraska City, Nebraska USA



For our 2021 Retreat we have chosen to return to the world-renowned Lied Lodge (part of Arbor Day Farms, a National Historic Landmark and the home of Arbor Day) in Nebraska City where we will support the good work of tree planting, conservation, and stewardship around the globe. This retreat will also include optional tours of the new Silver Sky Imports warehouse with nearly 10,000 singing bowls and instruments.

Introducing this year's featured speaker - multi-instrumentalist, music educator, interdisciplinary sound artist, video artist, sound therapist, writer, meditation teacher and avid traveler Mike Tamburo!



Start: August 31, 2021 Check in after 4:00 pm

We will also have a warehouse day for those who arrive early on the 31st from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  This warehouse day will be limited to 20 people.  Sign ups will be required in advance.

End: September 3, 2021 Check out before 11:00 am

We will have another optional warehouse this day from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. and will serve lunch and snacks at the warehouse this day as well.  This warehouse day is limited to 30 people.  Sign ups will be required in advance.

You may come late or leave early if you wish. However there will be no partial refunds. No day passes are available.


Lied Lodge and Conference Center

2700 Sylvan Rd

Nebraska City, NE 68410




$950 per person Single room onsite at Lied Lodge, includes all retreat activities and meals. 

$800 per person Double room onsite at Lied Lodge, includes all retreat activities and meals.

(Please inform us who you would like to share a room with or we can send you a list of those looking for roommates)

$600* per person Offsite lodging, retreat activities, food, and drinks at Lied Lodge only.   

To reserve your spot you must put down a $100 deposit. Balance must be paid by June 15, 2021. 

All payments are refundable before June 15, 2021. After June 15, 2021 there will be no refunds of any payments or deposits. There are no exceptions.


All VSA graduates may attend. The conference itself is not open to those outside the VSA, except for 1 partner or friend. Every attendee may invite someone but they must stay at the conference center and pay the normal rates for the retreat.

If you have a partner who does not want to attend the retreat but wants to come to Nebraska, you must both stay offsite if staying together. Only those participating in the retreat may stay onsite.


Everything during the retreat is included except for your transportation to and from the retreat center. Included in the price is lodging for single or double occupancy, all meals, speakers, transportation to the singing bowl warehouse on day 2 and day 3 (you will be responsible for your own transportation if going to the warehouse on day 1 or day 4), and all activities during the retreat.


-This retreat will be a mix of socializing, relaxing, and learning

-Warehouse tour and shopping days.  You will need to sign up for these as we are limiting the number of people per visit:

     August 31st 12-4 pm (Transportation not provided)

     September 1st 6:30-9 pm (Transportation from the retreat center provided)

     September 2nd 6:30-9 pm (Transportation from the retreat center provided)

     September 3rd 12-4 pm (Transportation not provided)

-Business and promotion ideas

-Hands-on practice with old and new techniques with other practitioners

-Group discussions on techniques, clients, contraindications, and new ideas

-Just like last year it will be a lot of fun and include plenty of new education

-The Lied Lodge also has an on-site spa


Rooms at the Lied Lodge include luxurious bedding, soothing nature-inspired décor, and scenic views, as well as an ensuite bathroom, coffee maker, mini fridge. Rustic touches of Douglas fir timbers and cedar-lined ceilings create a nature-inspired feel.  Your room will offer stunning views of either the nine-acre hazelnut orchard or the front arboretum.







All meals are included during the retreat:

August 31 Dinner

September 2 Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

September 3 Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

September 4 Breakfast

*Please inform us if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions so that we may inform the chef for you.




Air Travel and transportation to the retreat is not included. Nebraska City is located southeast of Lincoln and directly south of Omaha.  The Lied Lodge is about 47 miles from the Omaha airport (OMA) and about 54 miles from the Lincoln airport (LNK).

There is a shuttle service you can take from the airports.  You must reserve this service ahead of time before your arrival date directly with OmaLink.  Please have your flight information handy as they will require this information in order to book your shuttle.


(402) 475-5465 

Uber and Lyft are both also available in Nebraska.


Email or call with questions to or 402-875-5280