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Cultivating a Yogic Mind –  with Patricia Walden

August 16-20, 2017

Shaker Museum, Enfield, NH

How can we find peace and equanimity during troubled times? How do we empower ourselves and become a positive force in the world? How can our practice teach us to discriminate?

A retreat is an ideal time to slow down and have more time for reflection. At the same time, there is power in community. The Shaker 2017 retreat with Patricia Walden will be an opportunity to reach deeper into our asana, pranayama and meditation practice. We will contemplate and discuss readings from both the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras (bring at least one commentary of each text). This workshop 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
The following options are available:
Residential
Double or Triple Occupancy:  Workshop with onsite housing – includes all classes, all meals and room: $1260  If you are choosing on site housing, roommate preferences and room size (double versus triple) can be requested at: jilljohnsonyoga@gmail.com.  (If you prefer to have a single room, we suggest you book now at one of the nearby off-site locations  below).
 
Commuter Options:
Option 1:  All classes and all meals included:  $970
Option 2:  All classes and all lunches: $780
Option 3: All classes, no meals:  $720
Note: Extra meals can be added by contacting Jill and paying by check
Payment Options:
Pay in full by Credit Card
Pay in two installments by Credit Card:  $500 to register, remaining due by May 1, 2017
Pay in two installments by Check: $500 to register, remaining due by May 1, 2017.  Make check payable to Jill Johnson and mail to PO Box 735, Lebanon, NH 03766
Cancellation policy:  Before July 1, 2017 a full refund, less a $100 administrative fee per person.  After July 1, there is no refund.
Recommended Lodging Options Outside the Shaker Museum
1. Shaker Farm B & B 603-632-7664 www.shakerfarm.com
2. Shaker Hill B & B 603-632-4519  www.shakerhill.com
3. Stanford Bed and Breakfast on Crystal Lake in Enfield, NH, 603-632-9949 stanfordbedandbreakfast.com
 
Daily Schedule

Wednesday, August 16

Registration at 4 pm

Dinner at 6:30 pm

Opening Circle at 7:30 pm

Thursday, August 17- Saturday, August 19

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 20

Breakfast at 7 am

Check out of rooms

Asana Practice with Patricia 9:30-12:30 pm

Take out Lunch Available