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Heartwood Retreat Center offers a variety of yoga oriented programs and events to enhance lives and promote personal growth. With 7 acres nestled in nature, students rebalance and find inner solace in our 2600 square foot yoga center, our 1/4 Chakra meditation garden, labyrinth, outdoor practice pavillion and other inspirational areas. Whether you choose to participate in a defined training program, such as our yoga trainings, reiki master program or 50 plus women's circle, or just choose to join us for any of our free workshops, classes, lectures or public awareness programs, we invite you to enjoy the positive energy, great intention and healing environment of our center.

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Restorative / Aromatherapy

Heartwood Retreat Center

USD 18.00

A restorative yoga sequence typically involves only five or six poses, supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest. Held for 5 minutes or more, restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends. This class gently restores the body and mind, with soothing poetry, aroma and gentle poses, a great way to re-set the nervous system and to honor and care for your body. Drop on $18.00 (please see our website for available packages)

Aerial Yoga

Heartwood Retreat Center

USD 18.00

Learn how to greatly supplement your existing yoga practice with gravity and inversion positions that traction the full spine and joints, stabilize the structural muscles and flush and invigorate the entire hormone system. Our Om gym yoga system provides an adjustable yoga sling with attached handles to safely take your yoga practice off the mat and into the air. We also have aerial silk classes for those looking for the cocoon effect in their practice. These classes begin on the mat and graduates to the sling where the instructor offers a patient, careful introduction to the benefits of aerial yoga. Students work at their own pace and comfort level. Appropriate for beginners. Drop in $18.00 (packages available for reduced fee) Download the free Heartwood Retreat Center Ap from the Apple ap store to get up to date information on our specials, class schedules and programs.

Restorative / Aromatherapy

Heartwood Retreat Center

USD 18.00

A restorative yoga sequence typically involves only five or six poses, supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest. Held for 5 minutes or more, restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends. This class gently restores the body and mind, with soothing poetry, aroma and gentle poses, a great way to re-set the nervous system and to honor and care for your body. Drop on $18.00 (please see our website for available packages)

RYT-200 Yoga Teacher Training for 50+ - 15 Day Immersion 11/2-11/16

Heartwood Yoga Institute and Retreat Center

USD 3,250.00

This RYT-200 training at the Heartwood Yoga Center is designed for aspiring yoga instructors who are older, with an towards teaching students age 50 plus. This course includes all the material required for national certification so our trainees can teach all ages and levels once we complete the material, but we will emphasize the special needs and considerations of mature bodies and the daily practices we participate in will lean towards softer, gentle classes appropriate for teacher in trainees that do not want to stress their bodies with advanced postures, inversions or physically taxing material that they are unlikely to use when they teach their own demographic. The program includes Chair yoga certification (rather than aerial) and the focus is often on assessable yoga and gentler approaches to the physical practice. Each meeting begins with a gentle, inspirational yoga class, a followed by our RYT studies that explore the 8 limbs of yoga with anatomy, alignment, posture focus, and methodology, energy studies, yoga philosophy and more. Reiki level 1, journaling and all requirements for yoga alliance certification are included, Students are given 20 complimentary classes to take to support their journey as well. All participants should be 50 or older, or have physical considerations that make this the best training for them and their goals as a teacher. This program is offered as a retreat style format. Limted dorm style housing is available on a first come basis.

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Yoga Nidre

Heartwood Retreat Center

USD 18.00

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