Yoga and Meditation for beginners
Dec 9-13, 2019
Yoga and Meditation
This retreat will introduce you to the basics of classical yoga meditation, and is intended for those wanting to begin a regular meditation practice. In addition to daily workshops on the theory and practice of meditation you will participate in two Yoga classes each day. Morning and evening satsang, with the practice of “kirtan” or chanting will give further opportunities for practice and learning. Topics of workshops will include:
- Why meditate?
- Techniques of meditation according to Swami Vishnudevananda
- The mechanics of the mind
- Mantra meditation techniques
Benefits of meditation may include:
- increased focus and concentration
- lower blood pressure
- natural energy boost
- increased problem solving ability
- heightened awareness throughout your day
- inner peace and tranquility
- balanced mind and emotions
- an increased sense of joy and happiness
Tenting – $120.00
Shared 4-person – $136.00
Shared (2-person) – $184.00
Single Room – $264.00
All options include 2 vegetarian meals, 2 yoga classes, and 2 satsangs.
6:00am – meditation, chanting
8:00am – Yoga Class
10:00am – Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am – Karma Yoga (selfless service)
02:00pm – Workshop
04:00pm – All Levels Open Yoga Class
06:00pm – Vegetarian Dinner
07:30pm – meditation, chanting
Come any time of the year for a yoga vacation.
Arrival and Departure
Arrival: Check-in time is between 12:00 – 2:00pm Monday. Please do not arrive any later than 7:00 pm.
Departure: The course will finish at 12:00pm on Friday. Please check-out of your room by 12:00pm.
What to Bring
In-door slippers, loose comfortable clothes, notebooks, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight.
All books and materials are available in our boutique.