STAR retreats take place in Southern Arizona at the beautiful Tubac Ranch nestled in the foothills of the Tumacacori and Santa Rita Mountains in Tubac, Arizona. Inspired by wildlife who find refuge in the safety of a dedicated sanctuary, STAR Founder Barbara Findeisen, envisioned such a place for our participants: A place of peace and
At STAR you may find yourself lying, sitting, or standing any number of different ways. With this in mind, please pack clothing that allows both freedom of movement, and ensures what you want to keep covered stays covered. Please avoid provocative dress anywhere on-site— including the pool area. Due to the group setting, we cannot
You may choose to pay your tuition online, or by phone via: Major Credit Card (Phone/Online) Funds Transfer from Checking or Savings Account (Online Only) *Cardholder, if different from participant, must be present for phone transactions.
At this time, tuition must be paid in full prior to attendance. However, many choose to break their tuition into smaller, more manageable payments made up until the time of their retreat. Please contact the STAR office and we will be happy to work out a billing arrangement that fits your needs.
A STAR retreat is classified as a personal growth workshop. Therefore, we do not accept insurance, nor do we provide documentation for reimbursement purposes.
At STAR, the emphasis is on you and who you truly are. Our focus is to support you in taking responsibility for who you are rather than dependence on others for validation of who you are. Therefore, the name "STAR" speaks to the power of self. STAR
We strive to make STAR retreat workshops accessible to all. In addition to keeping our program costs low, a limited amount of partial scholarships are available for each retreat. For an application, please contact the STAR office.
Workshop cancellations are subject to the following: Cancellations made at least 30 days prior will incur a $250 administrative fee No return of deposit for cancellations made less than 30 days prior Program fees may become nonrefundable if cancellation occurs less than one week prior STAR does not refund tuition to participants who do not
Participants may elect to transfer to another workshop under the following conditions: Transfers are subject to a $250 administrative fee Request must be made no less than 14 days prior to program start date Selection of new workshop must be made within 45 days Workshop must commence within one year of request
It is recommended that you begin the enrollment process 2-3 months in advance of your intended workshop. Enrollment for any scheduled STAR retreat workshop: Begins no more than 1 year prior Ends no less than 48-hours prior We always strive to meet the needs of late enrollees. Please call or email the STAR office to