Weekend Retreat at the Ancient Yoga Center
SUTRA: THE THREAD THAT CONNECTS
March 6,7 & 8, 2020 * Austin, TX
with Amanda Green, JennyO and Chase Bossart
Life can cause us to see only the “underside” of the tapestry of our life. Caught in alternating pleasurable and pain cycles, the tapestry of our life appears to be nothing more than a tangled jumble of knotted, and frayed thread.
However, when you turn a tapestry over, a rich pattern is revealed. During this weekend of meditation, movement, retreat and community with Chase Bossart, JennyO and Amanda Green, you will experience the harmonious, rich pattern woven into the fabric of your life. The “view from above” that mediation, yoga practice and supportive community remind us of.
No thread of our experience—good or bad—is wasted. A life of Yoga is a process, just like weaving the tapestry of life.
During this retreat, designed for all levels and abilities, you will be guided in supportive yoga, chanting, meditation, reflection, visioning, nature walks, journaling, and creative expression to identify limiting and unhelpful patterns in your day to day life.
Chase Bossart, JennyO and Amanda Green will join their expertise together to seamlessly weave a weekend full of connection, community and integration of sacred philosophical truths, practical yoga teachings, light-hearted story-telling, connection and community.
Chase will guide you through the great Indian epics, the Mahabharata/ Bhagavad Gita, and Ramayana where one sentence holds vast amounts of information while simultaneously expressing simple truths on how to live well. JennyO and Amanda will lead explorations of creative expression, for those who enjoy it, or just want to give it a try! You are welcome to participate in everything offered, or at any time, you may choose instead replenishing reflection.
All three will guide gentle, healing yoga practices that explore and uncover patterns we weave in everyday life-in our movement, thinking and our emotions.
You will leave with new patterns, fresh perspectives and insight that weave your tapestry with more ease and grace. You will integrate simple teachings that create sustainable transformation for living a purposeful, meaningful and satisfying life.
PRICING AND ACCOMMODATIONS
Early Bird Pricing before before Feb 1st
Private Room & Private Bath $599 ($549 before February 1st)
Shared Room & Shared Bath $525 ($475 before February 1st)
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Refunds requested before February 21st will incur a $250 processing fee. Refunds are not available after February 21st.
Have questions or need more information? Contact Lori @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday March 6th
2:00-3:00pm Check In Time and Relax
4:00-5:00pm Gentle Healing Yoga with JennyO
5:15-6:15pm Opening Circle with Chase, Jenny & Amanda
8:00-9:15pm Evening session with Chase
Saturday March 7th
7:00-7:45am Morning movement and meditation with Amanda
9:30-10am Chanting and Sound Healing with JennyO
10:00-12:15pm Morning session with Chase
2:30-3:30pm The Tapestry of Life with JennyO
3:30-6:00pm Afternoon session with Chase
8:00-9:15pm Creative Expression & Connection Amanda
Sunday March 8th
6:00am-7:00am Light Breakfast in Dining Hall with Coffee, Tea and Fruit
8:00am- 9:00am Morning meditation and movement with JennyO
9:00am-10:00am Creative Expression & Connection with Amanda
12:00pm-1:30pm Closing session with Chase
1:30pm-2:00pm Closing ritual with Chase, Jenny & Amanda
VENUE FOR RETREAT WEEKEND:
The Ancient Yoga Centre
207 Barsana Avenue, Austin, TX 78737
The Ancient Yoga Center is situated on the picturesque 230 acre property of Radha Madhav Dham, just 30 minutes south of down-town Austin, Texas. The rolling land, beautified by the meandering stream creates the perfect environment for exploring, walking along our many paths, self reflection and meditation.
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MEET YOUR TEACHERS:
Chase Bossart studied privately with Mr. TKV Desikachar for more than 20 years, and spent more than 4 of that in Chennai with him. An exceptionally clear communicator with extensive experience in the therapeutic application of yoga, Chase travels frequently to present workshops and trainings on a wide range of yoga and yoga therapy topics. He formerly served as the Director of Therapy and Education at the Healing Yoga Foundation in San Francisco for 6+ years.
JennyO is a Yoga Teacher Trainer, and a Yoga Therapist Trainer and holds certifications as a Yoga Therapist- (C-IAYT), E-RYT 500 in Hatha Yoga, a RYT 500 hour in Kundalini Yoga, and holds advanced certifications in specialized modalities of iRest, Restorative, Pre and Postnatal, Radiant Child,Yoga for Cancer Survivors and Trauma-Informed Yoga. She continues her studies with Indigenous groups in Shamanism with Maria Elaina. She holds a Masters in Human Resources and continues her yoga studies as a personal student of Chase Bossart and studies Ayurveda under the tutelage of Elizabeth Cunningham Bossart.
Amanda Green is a graduate of the YATNA yoga therapy program and an IAYT-certified yoga therapist. She offers individual yoga therapy to students at her clinic in Austin, TX and online. Amanda is a faculty at Yoga Well Institute where she teaches and mentors therapy students, she is on staff at the Omni at Barton Creek as a therapeutic yoga teacher and she offers lectures, classes and retreats in her local and online community. Amanda’s teaching style is down-to-earth, clear and practical. She candidly relates yogic concepts to life and has a way of bringing subtle elements to light. She helps yoga practice become a deeply personal journey and a means to live a fulfilling and purposeful life. When Amanda isn’t teaching, you can find her hanging out with her awesome family, gardening, painting, or singing karaoke, usually out of tune.
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YOGA THERAPY: ONLINE COURSES
Yoga teachers are invited to learn what is truly special about yoga therapy’s approach to healing.
Breath + Asana course planning
Practical Course Planning
When you incorporate breathing technique into your asana instruction, you can develop someone’s attention, facilitate the experience of asana, and greatly influence a person’s state. Asking your students or therapy clients to tune into their breath increases the requirement of asana (it makes it harder), so it is important to understand how to develop this intelligently and with respect for your individual student. In this class, learn how to introduce and develop the breathing component of the asana courses you design.In each class, participants will be asked to write up a practice with both breath and asana course planning related to the week’s lesson. This will greatly support the information in the class and will provide the content for the review component of each class. Please anticipate approximately 1 hour of homework per class.
Date/Time: Tuesdays at 5:30pm PT / 7:30pm CT / 8:30pm ET for 90 minutes
Duration: We will meet twice a month for three months.
Dates: Feb 11, 25 & March 10, 24 & April 14, 28
Yoga Therapy: Principles & Practice
Yoga is a continued journey towards growth.
Transforming from a student to a teacher demonstrates that Yoga has had a profound impact on your life. Yet, you know you’ve only scratched the surface of the healing power of Yoga. Yoga Therapy: Principles & Practices provides the context for profound personal and professional transformation.
Personally, you want to bring a greater sense of balance and meaning to your own life. Professionally, you want to shift to applying the therapeutic aspects of Yoga in a one-on-one setting for greater connection and impact.
In this 8-week online class, we’ll cover key definitions of yoga, the 5-interrelated dimensions of the human system, tools for healing and more. There are no prerequisites for this class.
Date/Time: Tuesday at 4pm PT / 7pm ET for 1 hour
Duration: 8 weeks
Please Note: There will be no class on March 17th or April 7th, this class will complete on May 12th.
Location: Zoom (free online video conference)
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Wellness Talk in Austin,TX
Breathing practices can reduce pain. seriously.
Reduce pain, naturally
As we age, aches and pains seem to come with the territory. Would you like options for managing pain that don’t involve pills? Complement the care you are receiving from your doctor with breath and visualization practices that can effectively and progressively reduce the experience of pain.
Tues, Feb 25 1:00-2:30