The Eight Treasures works on all parts of the body and activates all twelve channels and the eight extraordinary channels (these refer to energy pathways particularly addressed by acupuncture and Chinese medicine).
LifeForce Yoga interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings. In a safe and accepting environment, you’ll learn evidence-based yoga practices that can help you maintain your optimum mental health and methods to safely release chronically held tension and repressed emotion.
Join us for a powerful and compelling retreat, to deepen your understanding of the Yoga practices and learn about the teachings of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine for health and longevity.
Modern-day life demands a lot of our attention and energy. It engages all of our thoughts, talents and time, leaving us very little quiet time to replenish our core being and reflect on the big picture of who we are and where we want our live to be taking us. For over forty years our Signature Ten-Day Silent Retreat has been a refuge for those who want to take time off and turn inward. Join us for this time of Self-Discovery, during which you will refresh and replenish body, mind and soul, balance the emotions and align yourself with who you really are, what you want and where you are going.
It is a natural treatment that works with the physical and energetic bodies, using a series of special yoga asanas to reactivate hormone production and, as a consequence, eliminates most of the symptoms of menopause.
Each day we will offer a morning workshop or evening program in addition to the daily meditation and hatha yoga. Morning workshops will enhance your personal practice, focusing on topics such as meditation, pranayama and laughing yoga.
This workshop will approach aging from the insights of multiple wisdom traditions. The yoga classes and practices will teach you how to adapt or begin a practice that supports optimal health whatever your current abilities are.
Join us for this relaxing, health-filled retreat, designed to help you detoxify and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit and to give you tools and motivation to continue to make your health a priority when you return home.
In this class, you will improve and deepen your backbends, forward bends and twists by understanding the anatomy of the hips, spine, trunk and shoulders, and applying it to a thorough backbends practice.
Spend the weekend of Selichot (penitential prayers recited the weekend before Rosh Hashanah) with Interfaith Minister, Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz, preparing for the High Holidays, immersing yourself in this sacred time, and exploring the connections of the central themes of the High Holidays and how they relate to Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Japa Yoga (mantra repetition), and Raja Yoga.