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Friday, June 5, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 5–7, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga Retreat for Women of Color: Love, Pray, Dance

Maya Breuer, Monique Schubert, Gail Parker, and Kiesha Battles

Take a journey in the spirit of Sankofa, a word from the Akan language of Ghana that means to reach back and reclaim your past so you can move forward with joy and purpose. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 7–12, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance: Teacher Training for Special Populations

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Thousands of people yearn to move their bodies, dance, and do yoga—the elderly; people with Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, or Alzheimer’s; breast cancer survivors; and others with special needs who might feel marginalized and unable to move as freely as they would like. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
June 7–12, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Sharing Your Life Story: From the Page to the Stage

Ann Randolph

Everything in your life, from the mundane to the extraordinary, is a story waiting to be told. This workshop is an invitation for you to discover your unique and powerful story. more …

Sunday, June 14, 2015

June 14–19, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Life Is A Verb: Six Practices for Living and Working More Mindfully (Cancelled)

Patti Digh

Program cancelled. For everyone. What would you be doing today if you had only 37 days to live? Could you answer that question with “Exactly what I’m doing now”? more …

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Groundation Celebration: A Movement and Writing Immersion

Sienna Creasy and Nadine McNeil

For all levels. Experience “groundation”—a potent Jamaican way of life that refers to being balanced, grounded, and centered within your dharma. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 2

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

For students who have completed Module 1. Module 2 brings together everything you’ve learned so far. After a period of at-home practice following Module 1, return with confidence to lead Let Your Yoga Dance® classes for your peers. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, Social Workers, and Athletic Trainers.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 22–26, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Journey Into the Labyrinth: Walking the Path of Insight

Deborah Ketter and Lars Howlett

For everyone; no yoga experience needed. Explore the labyrinth as a sacred form of walking meditation and a pathway to healing, creativity, and personal transformation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

July 5–10, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Unmasking Your Soul: Renew Yourself Through Painting and Collage

Linda Novick

Reconnect with the free and open child you used to be as you uncover and embrace your innate creativity. When we were little, we delighted in painting, and in cutting and pasting images on paper. more …

July 5–10, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Wild Hips, Gypsy Heart: Belly Dance as Self-Empowerment

Melina of Daughters of Rhea

For women; beginners are welcome. Unleash your primal energies and learn to move your hips in a million ways as Melina shares her family’s ancient belly-dance secrets. more …

Friday, July 10, 2015

July 10–12, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Salsa and Yoga: Relax, Renew, and Cut Loose

Catherine Calderon and Ronnie Roc

Return to a state of ease and inner peace through yoga, and then hit the dance floor and free your spirit to the intoxicating rhythms of salsa! With Catherine Calderon’s playful, easy-to-follow instructions, even “can’t-drag-me-on-to-the-dance-floor” types will be struttin’ their stuff in no time. more …

Sunday, July 12, 2015

July 12–17, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Drawing Closer to Nature

Peter London

Spend time in the beauty of the Berkshires savoring the wonder of summer flowers, meadows, woodlands, and streams, and creating art from your experiences. more …

Friday, July 17, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 17–24, 2015 Friday–Friday 7 nights

Shake Your Soul Teacher Training: The Yoga of Dance

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

Rediscover your instinct to move and dance with soul and passion. Shake Your Soul® is a dynamic dance experience that transforms and heals participants and teachers alike. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Second Chance Mindfulness: Reinvigorate Your Meditation Practice with Music

David Harp

Does your meditation practice need a booster shot—or maybe you want to start meditating but don’t know where to begin? Music might be the key! more …

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 26–31, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance Teacher Training Intensive: Module 1

Toni Bergins

For dance enthusiasts, including yoga teachers, dance instructors, and movement therapists. Enter the flow of JourneyDance™ with Toni Bergins, founder of JourneyDance and senior training staff. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

August 2–7, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Creative Writing Sampler: A Week of Practice and Play

Heather Sellers

Expand your writing practice and deepen your focus by tapping into new, creative, healthy habits. This program is for beginners, rusty old-timers, and anyone who wants to enjoy writing more. more …

Sunday, August 9, 2015

August 9–14, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Art of The Creative Process: A Workshop for Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Visual Artists

Robert Fritz

For all levels. Supercharge your creative process in a program that focuses on writing, theater, screenplay structure, keys to innovation, form, and the best way to position yourself as a creator. more …

Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 16–21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Passion, Life, and Dance: A Soul’s Journey

Jovinna Chan

For everyone, regardless of physical ability, fitness, or dance experience. Fall in love with yourself as you move and dance. Offering transformation and fun in equal measure, this program introduces an accessible practice that opens the mind, relaxes the body, and awakens the soul. more …

Friday, August 21, 2015

August 21–23, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Writing in Fire: A Deliberate Exploration of Language Liberation

Dominique Christina

Writing is a balm. It is medicine, a meditation beckoning to your deepest, widest self. In a world thick with distraction, writing is a doorway—an exit from what you’re ready to let go of, or an entry point into greater freedom. more …

Sunday, August 23, 2015

August 23–28, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Qoya: An Embodied Pilgrimage to the Wild Woman Within

Rochelle Schieck

For women. Qoya empowers every woman to trust her inner wisdom, to feel and follow the physical sensation of truth in her own body. The science and art of embodying your soul, Qoya is based on the idea that, through movement, ritual, community, and pilgrimage, you remember that your essence is wise, wild, and free. more …

Friday, August 28, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
August 28–30, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Voice of Truth: Yoga for Confidence, Calm, and Creativity

Jurian Hughes

Yoga is a powerful tool for unlocking your authentic voice and building the courage to share it with the world. Through innovative and fun yoga exercises that include breathing, sounding, chanting, and moving, learn to awaken untapped resources of vitality, creativity and calm. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

September 13–18, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 1

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Dance your way toward teacher certification in the first chakra-yoga-dance training of its kind—or come just to experience five glorious days of dancing. more …

Sunday, September 27, 2015

September 27–October 2, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mystical Dance: Sacred Movement and Ritual Meditation for Women

Monika Nataraj

Is your soul craving embodied, sacred, feminine practices? Are you seeking to dive into dance as a portal of self-discovery? Monika Nataraj invites you on a celebratory adventure of Mystical Dance®, a women’s way to ignite transformation, sisterhood, empowerment, and heart awakening. more …

Friday, October 2, 2015

October 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Stories We Carry: Meditation and Writing

Dani Shapiro

We carry our stories inside us. Some stories are easier to tell than others. There are stories we polish into well-formed, amusing anecdotes, and others we bury deep until they rise up and take us by surprise. more …

Sunday, October 4, 2015

October 4–9, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy: Awaken Your Heart

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals and individuals looking to deepen their personal healing journey. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Sunday, October 11, 2015

October 11–16, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Painting and Yoga in the Berkshires

Linda Novick

Do you have an artist living inside you, yearning to express? Come find out! Let go and explore your creative side in a supportive, non-competitive environment where you can experiment with watercolors, pastels, and collage. more …

Friday, October 16, 2015

October 16–18, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

A Zentangle Weekend

Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas

Treat yourself to a fun, creative, and inspiring weekend in which you not only create works of art, you also discover a newfound sense of well-being. A Zentangle practice can benefit your creativity, self-esteem, confidence, and focus—and make you more relaxed, too! more …

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Art and Yoga Teacher Training

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa

For yoga teachers, artists, healers, therapists, and everyone interested in the healing power of yoga and art. If you are a yoga teacher, come learn creative-arts exercises to deepen your students’ experience. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
October 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

How to Hear Your Inner Self: A Proprioceptive Writing Immersion

Linda Trichter Metcalf

What does it mean to really hear yourself? Unlike ordinary hearing, it facilitates knowing yourself differently than you ever have before. Following certain simple rules while you write opens a gate to this blissful realm. more …

Friday, October 23, 2015

October 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga Poetica: Writing the Poetry of the Body

David Keplinger and Shawn Parell

Release the stories held in the body’s memory in a weekend that includes yoga practice with an internationally known instructor and the reading and writing of poetry with the guidance of a master of the craft. more …

Friday, October 30, 2015

October 30–November 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

SpiritFest: Chant, Dance, Drum

Dan Leven, Girish, and Aimee Gelinas

Join three masters of the spiritual arts for a festival of spirit, a soulful celebration, and a heartfelt retreat. Through the ages, across all traditions, the vehicles of chanting, dancing, and drumming have carried people’s bodies and minds toward their essence. more …

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 2

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

For students who have completed Module 1. Module 2 brings together everything you’ve learned so far. After a period of at-home practice following Module 1, return with confidence to lead Let Your Yoga Dance® classes for your peers. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, November 6, 2015

November 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Speaking Your Truth: First Steps in the Art of Storytelling

Matthew Dicks

Learn the art of personal storytelling in a low-stakes, information-packed, highly entertaining workshop designed for people with little or no previous storytelling experience. more …

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance Module 2 Training: Structures and Rituals

Toni Bergins

For graduates of JouneyDance Module 1. Strengthen your skills, confidence, and intuition with Module 2 of JourneyDance™ teacher training. This module empowers you to create a hypnotic container and sacred movement space with vast transformational potential. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.

Monday, November 23, 2015

November 23–25, 2015 Monday–Wednesday 2 nights

Dharma Film Fest: Illuminating the Path

Chip Hartranft and Coby Kozlowski

For everyone who loves a good story. Experience the transcendent, self-reflective, and liberating dimensions of film, one of the most powerful mediums to illustrate the nature of the human experience. more …

Friday, November 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kundalini Rising

Ajeet Kaur, Nirinjan Kaur, Matthew Schoening, and Ram Dass

Open to the gifts of the universe and dive into the worlds of song and prayer. Second-generation Kundalini yogis Ajeet Kaur and Nirinjan Kaur, joined by two world-class musicians, invite you to celebrate your beauty and learn to embrace the unknown with a full heart. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
November 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice

Claude Stein

Come celebrate the magnificent healing power of your voice. Whether you already sing or have always wished you could, this workshop provides a uniquely safe environment to find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 29–December 2, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Opening Up to the Page: Yoga and Writing

Lara Tupper and Cristie Newhart

Open up physically and emotionally to the stories hidden inside you. You can unleash your creative flow and write more freely when you practice yoga sequences designed to counteract “desktop posture,” quiet the internal critic, and bring the body and mind into harmony. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance.
November 29–December 4, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy: Trust Your Gut

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals and individuals looking to deepen their personal healing journey. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Friday, December 11, 2015

December 11–13, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Greatest Story Still Untold: Getting Your Memoir Onto the Page

Nancy Slonim Aronie and Frannie Faith

Want to write a memoir but can’t get started? Learn how to use your unique voice to get your story out of your body and onto the page, as we Play with words Craft short pieces, straight from the heart Work with the power of writing truth Find discipline by becoming the disciple of your own soul Take what you thought would be the hardest thing and turn it into the gold thread of your life’s tapestry. more …

Sunday, December 27, 2015

December 27, 2015–January 1, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Kundalini Yoga and Creative Arts New Year's Retreat

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa and Siri Gopal Kristi Williamson

Engage in a dynamic blend of yoga and the arts to tap into your intuition, release the past, and move into 2016 with creativity and awareness. Each session begins with Kundalini Yoga to awaken vitality, release stress, and prepare mind and body for meditation and creative flow. more …

Friday, January 1, 2016

January 1–3, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kundalini Yoga and Expressive Arts for the Fourth Chakra

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa and Siri Gopal Kristi Williamson

Heal, nurture, and discover the power of your fourth chakra using Kundalini Yoga, meditation, movement, and creative work. The fourth chakra, or heart center, is the balance point between the upper energies of the heavens and the grounding energies of the lower three chakras. more …

January 1–3, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Writing Warrior: Claiming Your Sacred Relationship with Writing

Laraine Herring

Open the door to a soul-centered, non-judgmental relationship with your writing. In this process-oriented program, we use deep inquiry, writing exercises, movement, and breath as tools to help you discover how to stay present with your words until you’ve heard all they have to say. more …

Sunday, February 21, 2016

February 21–26, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy: The Soul of Somatic Healing

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals and individuals looking to deepen their personal healing journey. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1–6, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul Facilitation

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For people who have attended at least one other SomaSoul Training module. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Friday, November 25, 2016

November 25–27, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice

Claude Stein

Come celebrate the magnificent healing power of your voice. Whether you already sing or have always wished you could, this workshop provides a uniquely safe environment to find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …