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Tuition: $118
  • $118.00 – Price

Date & Time Details: September 1, 2024 from 2–5:30 pm
1 pm
*Photo ID (Drivers License or Passport) is required at Check-in for all Guests

Registration: Please register at least 48-hours before Arrival
Meals are not included in cost of program
If you'd like to stay overnight please make a personal retreat

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The Last Savasana: Embracing Your Final Exit

with Leslie Howard E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 1, 2024

September 1, 2024 from 2–5:30 pm

Join Leslie for a soul-stirring exploration and deep dive into Savasana. In a culture of avoiding death, this intimate practice beckons us to look at the inevitable and beautiful truth of our mortality. Throughout this workshop immerse yourself in the wisdom of yoga to embrace death and appreciate the preciousness of each day.

Discover how the practice of yoga brings us invaluable tools to cultivate more awareness of the present moment while facing our humanness. This workshop is designed to help manage the anxiety surrounding death and to create ease when navigating conversations about this universal experience.

Take a dive into the history, practice, and symbolic message behind Savasana followed by journaling and a group discussion. Engage with thought-provoking questions around your own death to find clarity and introspection into your core values. Walk away with a newfound understanding of Savasana as both a yoga pose and greater metaphor of both life and death.

In this workship you’ll:

  • Find a renewed appreciation for the beauty of our time on the planet
  • Increase personal agency around end of life decisions
  • Delve deep on what really matters to you
  • Realize a new perspective on a very old pose and how it can help you be more comfortable with the inevitable.


Thanks so much for you chock-full of information and enlightening workshop! What a treat! I am forever changed with this new awareness. I want to shout it from the mountain tops. I look forward to exploring this more. You are a joy as a teacher… clear and in tune with the group… have fun, as you are making such a difference in the lives of the woman you share this with…” – Cathy H.

The magic of yoga has had me feeling divine… and my body feels uncharacteristically balanced. This is coming from a guy who hits a volleyball with his right hand, swings a tennis racket with his right hand, kicks a soccer ball mostly with his right foot, and who tempers a post-surgery right knee. The “magic” of yoga has my right knee suddenly smiling and in balance with the rest of my body. I had a game the following night and I couldn’t believe how my body felt. None of my joints were moaning and my body was so good to go…” – Paul G.


Leslie Howard E-RYT 500, C-IAYT
Leslie Howard is an Oakland-based yoga teacher, specializing in all things pelvic. She leads workshops and trainings worldwide and has written a book about the female pelvis, Pelvic Liberation. She is a regular presenter for the Yoga Journal conferences and a regular contributor to Yoga Journal magazine. Her own struggles with healing her hips and pelvis led her to intense study of the anatomy, physiology, cultural messaging, history and energetics of this rich place. Her teaching is informed by over 3500 hours of yoga study with senior Iyengar yoga teachers, notably Ramanand Patel and Peter Thompson. She has designed two…
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