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Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28, 2019 | Friday 1pm-Sunday after lunch | $400-$545 based on room occupancy | Register
with Andrea Creel & Ben Wolfgang
Escape to the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains for an unforgettable weekend of music, yoga, horses, and nature! This relaxing spring getaway includes freshly made vegetarian meals, lodging in shared or private rooms, and a variety of yoga, meditation, and musical experiences that will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed, and uplifted.
Retreat begins Friday at 1 p.m. and concludes Sunday after lunch.
This all-inclusive retreat includes:
One Day Only Options*:
Friday - 2 yoga classes & 1 meal: $85
Saturday - 1 guided meditation, 2 yoga/movement classes, 1 meditation workshop, evening sing-a-long, 3 meals & snacks: $150
Sunday - 1 guided meditation, 1 yoga class, 2 meals: $95
*(No lodging/accomodations provided for one day only options.)
There will also be plenty of free time during the weekend to indulge in other activities of your choice, including:
Self-guided nature walks, journaling, reading, relaxing in the garden, taking a long nap, admiring the horses and bucolic scenery
Questions: about the retreat, please email Andrea Creel at email@example.com
More Info and Room Options: https://www.inspirationyogaandwellness.com/retreat/
Andrea Creel is a yoga instructor and singer who loves sharing her passions with others! Andrea has been teaching yoga since 2005 and is known for her intuitive and creatively sequenced vinyasa flow that emphasizes mindfulness, breath, and alignment and often incorporates aspects of yoga philosophy, chanting, and meditation. She has studied kirtan (call-and-response chanting) with nationally known kirtan artists David Newman (Durga Das) and Wynne Paris, and studied mantra meditation with Namadeva Thomas Ashley Farrand. From 2010-2011, Andrea led kirtans throughout the Washington, D.C. area as part of The Shaktis, D.C.'s first and only all- female kirtan group. She is on the teacher training faculty at extendYoga in Rockville, MD where she has taught mantra and chanting to teacher trainees since 2015. Andrea is also the founder of Shining Kids Yoga which is one of the leading providers of kids yoga classes in Maryland.
Ben Wolfgang is a musician, writer, and yogi. With more than 15 years' experience as a singer, songwriter and guitarist, critics have called his music "electric with life and energy," "rich and original," and "uplifting and inspiring." Ben will bring his entrancing guitar melodies to our weekend during live-music yoga classes.
May 24 - 26, 2019 | Friday 1pm - Sunday 4pm | Register
with Rachel Mann, Ph.D.
The Great Medicine Wheel of the New Earth is a journey through 4 weekend Lodges which map the sacred journey of life based on the mystical wisdom of Tsalagi (Cherokee), Shamanism, Buddhism, and Depth Psychology worldviews.
In the North Lodge, with the help of beautiful hummingbird, horse and white buffalo, we connect with the Soul Seed of our highest destiny and purpose in this life. The North holds the wisdom of the elders who have healed their wounds and recognize their journey as perfect and beautiful. In caring community, we share meals and do ceremony while building a medicine bundle.
In this 3 day workshop, you participate in ceremonies of energy healing, sacred song, dance, drumming and fire. Visit the beautiful land and horses of Galleywinter Farm and let them teach you how to stand in your personal hoop of inspiration and love as you reach your highest goals for life. Cost includes meals, lodging is extra, and available at Galleywinter.
Contact Rachel at 434-227-0538 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Friday May 31 - Sunday June 2 | Friday - Sunday | $275 | Register
with Colleen Anderson
In this weekend workshop, sessions of personal writing will alternate with the meditative practice of Origami, or paper folding We’ll begin by creating a folded cover for a small handmade journal that you may use for the workshop and take home with you. Mixing times of quiet reflection and fellowship, this workshop will exercise both sides of your brain and delight your senses.
Relax and open your senses. Listen to writings that inspire and encourage. Wander into the peaceful surroundings of Galleywinter Farm, and let the words flow. Come back together and share your drafts (if you wish) with others. Seque' into paper folding and create a beautiful cover for your handmade journal. Take it home and continue to play within the pages!
To choose your room in the farmhouse or the barn, go to http://www.leadingforth.com/accommodations
Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 9:30am - 5:30pm | $180 | Register
with Gail Todter PhD&Jena Leake PhD, REAT
Celebrating the Poetry of Mary Oliver
Welcome the beginning of summer by luxuriating in a poetic day of exploring nature, writing, and our one wild and precious life. Take the time to be idle and blessed, roam the summer fields, savor a delicious meal together, and write in unique, hand-sewn journals created especially for this retreat. Bring favorite Mary Oliver poems to share – we will weave them into artful rituals and meditations throughout the day.
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Retreat Fee: $180 (includes lunch, handmade journal & art materials). To enrich your experience please consider staying with us Friday and/or Saturday nights. View accommodations at http://leadingforth.com/accommodations
Saturday 4/20 | 6-7pm | $20 | Register
Crystalline tones will surround you, creating a beautiful soundscape to soothe your body, mind and spirit. Benefits to your brain and body are similar to deep meditation, requiring no effort or experience on your part and bringing a high level of well-being, integrated throughout your entire body down to your cellular structure. We appreciate your support of this amazing work. Our sound-healing practitoners are available for private sessions for individuals or groups. Email if you have questions or need directions! We look forward to seeing you!
Relax into a unique journey to your amazing parasympathetic system where deep healing resides. Enjoy an hour of immersion in the sounds and vibrations of Crystal Bowls, Gongs, and other overtone-emitting instruments to create an environment conducive to deep relaxation, enhanced energy movement in the body, and for some - profound healing effects.
Megan brings her special mix of drums, bells, bowls and more to help us journey into realms of deep healing and insight. Her sessions in the studio are always a delight. To learn more about Megan, please visit her website http://restorativesounds.com
Experience the highest quality crystal bowls on Earth! Singing bowls have been used for centuries to raise consciousness, release tension, increase awareness, and enhance physical well-being. Deeply relaxing and restorative, you will float on an ocean of sound vibration.
Mondays, April 29 - June 24, 2019 | 11:00-12:15pm | $90/series and $15 for drop-ins | Register
This gentle, stress-relieving yoga class is Pure Magic. A person really can learn to relax and trust in movement from this place!!! Perfect for those who like to listen to their body as they move. Yoga postures are integrated with the breath to build strength, flexibility, stamina, and mobility. Tilak has been practicing yoga and meditation for 18 years and teaches yoga as an Intuitive Practice of Awareness. He holds degrees in Religious Studies, Literature & Religion, and has studied Sanskrit at the American Sanskrit Institute and the University of Virginia. His joy lies in facilitating meaningful experiences in the lives of his students. To learn more about Tilak: www.tilakpyle.com.