Patricia Walden 2019

Enfield Shaker Museum Retreat with Patricia Walden
August 21-25, 2019

Join Patricia Walden, one of Guruji’s senior students, as we explore the practice of yoga. Each day will include will include 3 hours of asana in the morning and 2 hours of pranayama and philosophy discussion in the afternoon.

This retreat is held at the historic Enfield Shaker Museum.  Founded in 1793 and located on the shore of Mascoma Lake in the valley the Shakers called the Chosen Vale, the museum includes a number of historic buildings on 21 acres. The retreat experience is designed to take you deeper into your practice by allowing time and space for quiet reflection.  Retreat participants are invited to step back, slow down and enjoy the peaceful nature of this location by walking on the hiking paths, joining in our delicious vegetarian meals and participating in evening programs.   Past years have included an evening of chanting, viewing of historic film footage of Guruji.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN.  If you would like to be added to the email list for registration announcement, please email  Registration is on a first come first serve basis as the retreat sells out.  PLEASE note – the residential options sell out quickly, so if you would like to stay on site, register early.

Details of the retreat including theme and special topics will be sent out in early spring. Listed below are previous year’s schedule to give you a sense of the overall structure.

This retreat is for seasoned practitioners with the following requirements:
• Have a regular asana and pranayama practice
• Be able to hold sirsasana for 5 minutes
• Be able to hold salamba sarvangasana for 10 minutes
• Be able to press up independently in Urdhva Dhanurasana
• Be able to work with your own injuries

****Change FEE- Please carefully consider the registration options below. Changes to enrollment options are allowed with an administrative fee of $15/change. *****

Residential Retreat Options

Includes all meals – all vegetarian with vegan options

Double or Triple rooms only – $1275 –
Pay in full or $500 deposit, balance due by May 1, 2019

Commuter Pricing Options

This option includes yoga classes and meal options. Please see our web-site for a list of area B&B’s.
The following options are available for Commuters:
• Option 1: All classes and all meals included: $990
• Option 2: All classes and all lunches: $790
• Option 3: All classes, no meals: $730

Pay in full or $500 deposit, balance due by May 1, 2019

Note: Extra meals can be added by contacting Kerry and paying by check.

For questions related to housing or meals, please email

Payment by Check

If you prefer to pay by check, mail check with your name and email to address below.  Please include which option you are enrolling (Commuter 1, 2, 3 or Residential)

Ancient Healing Arts Yoga
85 North Main St., Suite 240
White River Junction, VT 05001

Additional FAQ’s

Recommended Lodging Options Outside the Shaker Museum

1. Shaker Farm B & B 603-632-7664
2. Shaker Hill B & B 603-632-4519
3. Stanford Bed and Breakfast on Crystal Lake in Enfield, NH, 603-632-9949


Wednesday, August 21

Registration at 4 pm
Dinner at 6:30 pm
Opening Circle at 7:30 pm

Thursday, August 22-Saturday, August 24

Breakfast at 7 am
Meditation with Janice Vien (optional) at 8-8:45 am
Asana Practice with Patricia 9:30-12:30 pm
Lunch 12:30-1:30 pm
Free time 2-4 pm
Philosophy and Pranayama with Patricia 4-6 pm
Dinner 6:30 pm
Optional evening activities- to be announced

Sunday, August 25 Breakfast at 7 am
Check out of rooms
Asana Practice with Patricia 9:30-12:30 pm
Take out Lunch Available

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