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Retreat Into Gratitude

August 23 - August 25, 2019

Daphne Lyon

Stacia Nero

“GRATITUDE BESTOWS REVERENCE, ALLOWING US TO CREATE EVERYDAY EPIPHANIES; THOSE TRANSLUCENT MOMENTS OF AWE THAT CHANGE FOREVER HOW WE EXPERIENCE LIFE AND THE WORLD” ~ JOHN MILTON This year Stacia, Daphne, & Amrita invite you to beat the summer heat and head north to the majestic Catskill mountains during the dog days of summer to come together in gratitude. This time of the summer season calls us to slow down & unwind! Through rest, stillness, connecting with nature and community; we hope you will join us as we meditate on all of the abundance and gifts we have harvested in 2019. May we begin to sow the seeds for a more fulfilled life in 2020! By cultivating more gratitude and recognizing our interconnection; one can bring more happiness, love, and compassion into this and every moment we are privileged to live.The Experience:
  • 2 nights, shared accommodations at Menla Mountain Retreat
  • 6 delicious, vegetarian meals
  • Bonfire Ceremony
  • 4 Gratitude focused Meditations and Yoga practices
  • Guided Nature Hike
  • Kirtan
  • Practices of gratitude that you can practice on your own
  • A special gift to invoke a remembrance of what to be grateful for in our lives!

Schedule Friday, August 23rd
  • 3pm Check-in
  • 4:45-5:45pm OR 5-6pm Restorative Yoga/Nidra Practice
  • 6 - 7pm Dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:30pm Fire Ceremony
Saturday, August 24th
  • 7:30 - 8am Morning Meditation
  • 8 - 9am Breakfast
  • 10:30am - 12pm Vinyasa Practice
  • 12 - 1pm Lunch
  • 1:30 - 3:30pm Guided Hike / Walking Meditation
  • 3:30 - 6pm Free Time / Rest Time
  • 6 - 7pm Dinner
  • 8 - 9:30pm Restorative Yoga / Thai Partner Massage / Yoga Nidra
Sunday, August 25th
  • 7:30 - 8am Morning Meditation
  • 8 - 9am Breakfast
  • 9 - 10am CHECKOUT
  • 10:30-12pm Vinyasa Practice
  • 12 - 1pm Lunch and Departure

ABOUT THE TEACHERs

Daphne Lyon

Daphne is a 500 hour certified yoga teacher of Jivamukti Yoga, Nosara Yoga and Self-Awakening Yoga Therapeutics, as well as a Lifestyle Meditation Teacher. First introduced at age 5 by her parents, Daphne was mystified by the practice. Yoga is her rock through the ebb and flow of...

Stacia Nero

Stacia has always found her inspiration in mindful movement.She was a dancer and multi sport athlete for 17 years, before suffering a knee injury that required a series of surgeries that took away her freedom of movement and sidelined her from the activities that were her source ...

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