Say goodbye to the "Sunday Scaries". This practice is the ultimate way to end the weekend and get grounded for the week ahead. A mix of long held postures and deeply restorative poses focusing on the spine and hips will help to both relieve tension and clear the mind.
$10 • Props: 2 blocks, blanket and a bolster
With licensed acupuncturist, Dana DePaul Ellis. These deeply healing and restorative practice is accessible for all levels of practitioners, even beginners. Yoga practice will be accompanied by the application of press tacks (not full needles) in specific acupuncture points . Class may also incorporate other tools and modalities from Maura and Dana's combined years of study in holistic healing in an effort to bring balance and harmony to the whole body: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
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March 31 - April 2, with Dana Depaul Ellis
Join Maura Manzo and Dana DePaul Ellis for a weekend retreat full of their signature acuyoga classes! Located at the Himalayan Institute just outside of the Poconos, our retreat will be an opportunity for deep rest and healing, as well as time in nature and in community. Each offering throughout the weekend will combine elements of yoga and acupuncture while incorporating other tools and modalities to bring balance and harmony to every life dimension: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Yoga practices will combine gentle, restorative and yin styles and be accompanied by the application of press tacks in specific acupuncture points to nourish and strengthen inner organs that are in alignment with the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Five Element theory. Classes may incorporate other elements like pranayama, meditation, visualization, essential oils, or crystals.
Appropriate for all levels of practitioners including beginners.
• Daily AcuYoga Practices
• Morning Meditation & Pranayama
• Hiking and/or Campfire (weather dependent)
• Gift Bag
Retreat Tuition: $349 / $299 by January 1, 2023
Limited Capacity & COVID Protocols
Accommodations & Meals Additional:
Prices range from $115- $280/night. Accommodations are reserved thru and paid directly to Himalayan Institute. Due to COVID-19, guests will not be paired in shared rooms. Shared rooms are only for those guests who choose to room together. Upon retreat registration, you will receive an email with link to register your accommodations with Himalayan Institute. Rooms are first come, first serve so please do not delay on booking your accommodations. Accommodations include all meals, additional classes and meditations hosted by Himalayan Institute plus full access to guest facilities.
Himalayan Institute COVID Policy: https://www.himalayaninstitute.org/covid19-updates/
Capacity: This retreat will be capped at 14 guests (plus facilitators).
Consent & Touch: We respect guests have different preferences in regards to touch, both personally and due to the pandemic. Please note, this is a hands-on experience. If you prefer not to be touched, we do not recommend this retreat. We will ask your permission for touch for anything outside of acupuncture application.
Himalayan Institute Policy for Accommodations and Meal Plans: A full refund to guests who cancel their reservation before 7 days prior to arrival. A processing fee of 50% from the accommodation total will be refunded if a reservation is cancelled between 7 days and 48hr to check-in. We are unable to offer a refund if a guest is a no show or cancels within 48 hours of their check in time. AcuYoga Retreat Policy: A full refund to guests who cancel within 21 days of retreat, 50% within 14 days of retreat. We are unable to offer a refund if guests cancel within 13 days of retreat start date.
Bedda matri is slang for 'Oh, wow!' in Sicilian and that's how this trip is going to leave you at every turn. Beautifully and mindfully curated by The Travel Yogi, this yoga adventure will immerse in you in ancient Italian land and culture. Join Maura Manzo for a week of sun-kissed history, warm Sicilian smiles, the most delicious food and exploration that will have you exclaiming "bedda matri" like a local!
Payment Plans Available. Full Payment due 90 days prior to trip.