A playful, progressive workshop for anyone working on building steadiness and confidence in inversion postures. we will explore and play with different postures, exercises, and techniques aimed at developing strength in the shoulders and deep core muscles. all levels welcome!
Friday, october 12 at The Shala Yoga House
6:30-8:30pm union square $35
in Colombia June 27/July 1, 2018
We all need support seeing and making changes in our lives. Retreats are a great opportunity to deepen your practice and inspire insight, connection and change. I'm very excited to host another Retreat in my home, Colombia at @casacoraje.
You will learn or deepen your yoga practice, and after 5 days of focused practice, concentration, adventure, healing and healthy delicious conscious eating you will feel completly rejuvenated, de stressed, energized, transformed and inspired on your journey. You will also learn self care tools that will empower you and create connection and inner wisdom.
June 29- July 1st, Palomino Colombia.
- Daily Yoga + Meditation
- Diy beauty + medicinal cooking workshops
- all vegetarian or vegan meals
- single or shared rooms
- hiking in the Sierra Nevada + Lazy river tubbing
- planting of a tree in the Sierra , reforestantion project
- healing session with an indiginous Kogui shaman
- full moon celebration + bonfire and dance!
- 5 days and 4 nights
* AVAILABLE EXTRA: MOCHILA WEAVING CLASS WITH INDIGENOUS WOMAN KOGUIS
what's not included: flights + aiport transfers
- $800 shared room
- $1000 private room
- ALL YOGA LEVELS + EXPERIENCE WELCOMED
You are invited to celebrate the Spring Equinox with a special Hypnogogic Yoga experience led by Health Coach and Yogini Maria Margolies and Hypnotist Shauna Cummins. The powerful forces of Hypnosis and the Yogic Arts will come together to magnify and manifest our most creative, centered and sensual selves for Spring.
To begin the evening journey, Maria will lead awakening yogic movement and embodied intuition building exercises. These combine breath and movement to activate the luminous body, create heat, flush out toxins and identify internal blockages allowing us to step into Spring with our fullest power.
Awakened and with embodied awareness our journey continues as we step into an hypnotic trance guided by Shauna. This will work to connect us with the resources of our best selves. The group trance experience will be followed by a wishcraft partner and Spring intention-setting exercise.
Finally, we culminate with a group wishing ceremony that will surely cast our Spring wishes into bloom!
Live binaural beats will be played and seasonal tonics, chocolate and visuals will be served.
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Wild Child Village is a retreat center that curates unique transformational experiences and fun adventures for purpose driven travelers who seek discovery, connectivity, and fulfillment through positive engagement with people, culture, and nature.
Wild Child Village is rooted on the edge of a rainforest in La Reserve Manabi, a 70-acre Eco-Community in the hills above Ayampe. With views of the ocean and mountains, the village is discretely tucked in the canyon for privacy, solitude, and room to grow. Three hours by car from the International Airport in Guayaquil. ( we provide shared airport shuttle).
Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. The Andes, Amazon Rainforest, Highlands and the Galapagos Islands are four diverse and unique regions within the country, not to mention the surf is awesome too. We will explore Ecuador's diversity with jungle and beach hikes as well as immersing in i'ts culture with Cacao farms tour, ancestral weaving and Temascal.
I fell in love with this charming surf town of Ayampe while on a surf trip. I have been back 6 times since in the last 3 years!
What's included :
7 day/ 7 night stay in your bamboo haven
- All delicious vegan meals included
- 7 Daily Yoga classes : Choose between Mysore style class or Vinyasa
- Daily guided Meditation
- 1 Yoga upside down workshop : Learn technique + tips to get stronger and comfortable with inversions.
- Cacao Immersion : visit Cacao farm, learn how it is grown and harvested
- Medicinal cooking workshop : Highlighting the Cacao plant - Learn all about Cacao’s medicinal superpowers, how to use it in savory, sweet dishes, drinks and body care. Prepare exquisite dishes and elixirs that will be served for dinner for a full Cacao experience!
- Daily beach time
- 2 Surfing lessons per person
- Beach hike to Los frailes beach in Machalilla National Park : snorking + beach picnic
- Colibri jungle Hike
- 1 Temascal/Sweat Lodge : Translated as “house of heat,” the ancient ceremony led by a shaman originated with the pre-Hispanic Indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica to purify and heal the body and mind.
- Weaving workshop : Learn ancestral weaving and how to make a God’s Eye or Yarn Mandala.
- 1 Ecstatic Dance & fire show
- Lot's of bonfires, laughs, coconuts and deep conections!
paddle boarding or kayaking in the river, excursions to natural hot springs, mud baths,learn spanish
Not included: airline tickets
- $600 deposit to reserve your spot.
This 5 night retreat is meant to immerse you in nature.challenging thru daily yoga and epic excursions across Glacier National Park, allowing us to ground down and root into our truest selves.
Discover Glacier's healing landscape as we explore the park's rugged peaks, clear waters, and glacier carved valleys. Take in breath taking views as we bask in the crisp mountain air, and gaze up at the awe inspiring Milky Way. Through this process we come alive, revived and refreshed with clarity and purpose.
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Welcome the new season by elevating and amplifying your human existence. Connect the mind and body through meditation-infused high intensity interval training sessions with renowned Nike Master Trainer and LIFTED founder Holly Rilinger.
Gain practical tools, tips and strategies on what to eat, superfoods 101 and how to incorporate them into your daily rituals with Misha Hyman. Maria Margolies will take you through some juicy yoga flows to create balance and optimum health while bathed in live galactic soundscapes by Aya and Tyler.
Monday 12th, Arrival and Check-in - 3pm
Meet & Greet - 5 pm
Medicinal Yoga Flows, Maria Margolies 6pm - 7:30pm This is a core and flexibility building class using slow, flowing movements in order to increase awareness in breath. To develop appreciation and surrender into whatever presents itself and arises at all levels of mind and body.
Lifted Class, Holly Ringer** 7:30 am - 8:30 am Always at the forefront of health innovation, Holly developed a meditation-infused boutique fitness program called Lifted that fuses the gap between mind and body. Lifted consists of 60-minute classes combining meditation with high-intensity interval training, providing a unique method for participants to improve their physical well-being, gain mental clarity, reduce stress levels, improve their moods and more.
Myth Busting, Misha Hyman 11:30 am -1pm
Changing your perceptions about food and nutrition, “What we actually thought was good for you may actually be harmful to your health.” We'll Break down the new food pyramid and have a crash Course on healthy eating, and the 10 superfoods you should know about and how to easily incorporate it into your daily routine.
Medicinal Yoga Flows, Maria Margolies 6pm - 7:30pm This is a core and flexibility building class using slow, flowing movements in order to increase awareness in breath. To develop appreciation and surrender into whatever presents itself and arises at all levels of mind and body. Followed by a meditation and accompanied by Live galactic sounds By Aya and Tyler.
Lifted class , Holly Ringer** 7:30 am - 8:30 am Always at the forefront of health innovation, Holly developed a meditation-infused boutique fitness program called Lifted that fuses the gap between mind and body. Lifted consists of 60-minute classes combining meditation with high-intensity interval training, providing a unique method for participants to improve their physical well-being, gain mental clarity, reduce stress levels, improve their moods and more.
Radical Radiance workshop, Maria Margolies 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Beauty comes from within. If we give our bodies the right nutrients, enough water, exercise, rest and some loving rituals we can glow from the inside out.In this first workshop we will explore how to nourish our bodies from the inside out. The focus will be the skin, our largest organ. We will learn rituals, practices, what to eat, drink , and some herbal alchemy to glow and flow from within.
SUMMER SOLSTICE GODDESS GATHERING 2017
June 9, 10 & 11th
Welcome to the 3rd Summer Solstice Goddess gathering where we leave no Goddess left behind!!!
We are not meeting on Summer Solstice this year so that women can stay longer on Sunday since it is Father’s day. But it will be a full moon in Sagittarius which is very exciting!
This is a CO-CREATED event to help each one of us remember that every single one of us is a Goddess. We hold a collective vision where women radically self-express, share their gifts and talents, heal and create deep magic together. COME CELEBRATE WITH US!!!
**I will be Teaching Sunday morning my Radical Radiance workshop :
What does it mean be Radically Radiant? Beauty comes from within. If we give our bodies the right nutrients, enough water, exercise, rest and some loving rituals we can glow from the inside out. **
In this first workshop we will explore the idea of Radical Radiance, what it means, how to nourish our bodies from the inside out, and simple rituals that can be incorporated into your daily life. We will explore the use of nutritive herbs and how to create your own decoctions and infusions, as well as learning about their medicinal powers.
Yoga Retreat in Ayampe, Ecuador with Kristin Leigh, Barbara Verrochi and Maria Margolies, MARCH 4-10
• morning ashtanga/vinyasa practice • daily meditation practice • evening vinyasa/restorative yoga • 2 group breakfasts and 2 group dinners
create your own package: the cost of this retreat includes yoga, meditation, and 4 shared meals (2 breakfasts, 2 dinners). all other expenses and arrangements can be made at your discretion! see below for more information.
places to stay:
choose your own hotel and book it separately depending on budget and preference. here are some places we recommend: http://surflabuenavida.com/ http://www.ayampeguesthouse.com/ http://spondyluslodge.com/ http://www.lacasasurfandyoga.com/ https://latortuga.com.ec/cabins/?lang=en http://fincapuntaayampe.com/en/
we will meet each morning and afternoon at the yoga deck at otra ola. otraola.com/yoga-class-ecuador
a few things to do:
- community outreach
- surfing and surf lessons
- spanish lessons
- cooking lessons
- hang on the beach
- epic sunsets
- massages, spa treatments and reiki
- excursions ; National Park Machalilla, sacred lagoon & mud baths, Los Frailes Beach, Snorkeling at Salango Island, Isla la Plata.
book your own flight to guayaquil we can help arrange airport pickup and drop-off to and from ayampe
• daily yoga/meditation and 4 group meals = $620
for more information or to reserve your spot, contact: barbara at email@example.com or maria at firstname.lastname@example.org