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Yoga for Wellness Retreat | Mind & Body Reset

Yoga for Wellness Retreat | Mind & Body Reset

Tapping into the wisdom of the body

Did you know Yoga was meant to be an entire lifestyle? Yoga helps develop core strength, prevent injuries, support mental focus and lower levels of stress and anxiety. This retreat will include breathwork, yoga asanas (poses) accessible both on the chair and mat, some massage techniques and short meditation, including sound healing. Cosponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation.

No previous experience is required. Wear comfortable clothes. Please bring a Yoga mat or a blanket or large towel, blocks or any other props you may like to use and a water bottle. Feel free to bring any journaling props you may like to use. Chairs will be available for the sitting practice. You are invited to practice mindful listening and speech during the retreat and turn off your cell phone. 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

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Christine Clardy has been practicing yoga since 1995 and began sharing its teachings with others in 2016. She holds master’s degrees in American literature and in religious studies, loves learning, and looks forward to meeting you in class!

INVITE

This program is appropriate for ages 18 and above. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). Register each person attending this event

Related LibGuide: Health and Medicine by Fairfax County Public Library (Admin)

Date:
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 2:30pm
Location:
Burke Centre Meeting Room 116, Burke Centre Meeting Room 117
Library Branch:
Burke Centre Library
Categories:
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Health & Wellness
Audience:
  Adults  

Registration is required. There are 8 seats available.

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"Yoga is a journey of the self, through the self, to the self." ~ Bhagavad Gita.

Benefits of this retreat:

  • An opportunity to unplug, slow down the pace of our life, get back in touch with ourselves.
  • Give ourselves the gift of relaxation to feel refreshed and revitalized.
  • Cultivate inner strength and balance.
  • Achieve personal wellness goals.

Retreat Schedule:

10:30 Sign in
10:45 Introduction, setting the tone for the retreat
11:05 Intentional breathing exercises (Pranayama)
11:10 Yoga practice (inclusive practice rich with modifications and alternatives
12:45 Yoga and massage techniques 
1:10 Break
1:40 Meditation with basic mudra options, followed by stretching and releasing
1:50 Guided Yoga Nidra with Crystal Bowl Sound Healing
2:05 Journaling, Q/A
2:30 Depart

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