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Yoga and Self Care with Francoise Ducroz on Orr's Island, Maine

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Yoga and Self-Care

With Francoise Ducroz

Know (how to care for) Thyself

In our fast moving, quickly changing world, Self-Care is an essential skill.

A vibrant and benevolent energetic vibration is the most precious gift you can offer the world around you.

Summer Yoga Retreat on beautiful Orr's Island in Maine

Vegetarian cuisine with Macrobiotic Chef David Snieckus.

From Thursday June 25, 2015, 6 PM

To Sunday June 28, 2015, 6 PM

In nature by the sea, explore a delightful heart opening Yoga practice.

Discover how Yoga can help you regulate your moods.

At night, gather & ponder on how Self-Care is both a responsibility & a joy.

You will leave the retreat with a Self-Care plan of your own.

Two yoga sessions per day “en plein air”!

Three evening group conversations

Delicious healthy food

Walks by the sea

Stunning sunsets


Cost for lodging and meals: $300 ~ Tuition for Yoga workshop: $285

Total Cost: $585

Lodging is based on two people per room, & includes 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners, starting with a welcome dinner on Thursday night. If you wish to stay additional nights, the cost for lodging and three meals per night is $100. (A la Carte is available.)


Bio for Francoise Ducroz, MS

Francoise is a classical yogini. She earned her first Yoga Teacher Certificate with the Ananda Fellowship in San Francisco in 1982. She is a registered Art therapist and encourages her students to explore creative and contemplative practices to suit their temperament and life style.

Francoise has lived and worked internationally all her life. She is a translator and an interpreter. She is past staff member of the Findhorn Foundation in Scotland where she led group meditation and creativity workshops. She now serves as a Resource person for the Findhorn Foundation and Community.

Francoise just returned to the Greater Boston area after spending two years in France supporting her frail aging mother with eldercare and family reconciliation. While in France she developed a network of conscious evolution showcasing what is heart-centered and innovative in French speaking Europe.

For more information, please visit Francoise’s LinkedIn profiles and follow her on Twitter

The Venue

Margaret Arndt is sharing her old family summer house known as “Crow’s Nest" nestled on the top of a hill overlooking Harpswell Sound, a part of Casco Bay, on Orr’s Island in ME. Crow’s Nest has seven bedrooms and two bathrooms that can accommodate 12/13 people. An open porch faces west providing a spectacular view of the sunset.

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Registration for the Yoga workshop and lodging are based on separate fees, & registration forms are to be sent to separate people.

The Yoga & Self-Care workshop fee is: $315. The lodging and meal fee is: $300

Please Contact Francoise Ducroz with questions regarding the workshop and to make workshop registration arrangements: (617) 710-8970 or

Please Contact Margaret with questions regarding lodging and meals and to make lodging/meal registration arrangements: (617) 964-2951 or

Registration by: May 15, 2015 for both the workshop & lodging. Registration is on a first come first served basis, so please register early.

As soon as we receive your completed registration forms and payment, a confirmation and a supply list will be emailed to you for the workshop, and a separate confirmation along with logistics and directions will be emailed to you for the lodging.

Space will be available on a first-come basis. As space is limited, early registration is advised.

Cancellation Policy:

If you have to cancel at any time after June 10th and before the workshop event, we will consider 50% to be a non-refundable deposit and will refund you the balance of your course/lodging fee unless we can fill your spot and still maintain our required number of participants, in which case we will refund you the total fee less a $100 non-refundable deposit.

7 Rockledge Road · Orr's Island, ME