Yoga Retreats

3 Awesome Summer Retreats

Chant ‘til You Can’t – Retreat in Pine AZ!
June 5th – 7th (Friday eve – Sunday 2pm)
Join Jeff Merkel for this musical chanting/singing tuning weekend in Pine AZ! Jeff will lead us in nearly non-stop all day practice of sacred chants, including learning and soaking in the Hanuman Chaleasa, and many more. (come and go as you please as the chanting continues)
We will learn how to find and free our voices, and tone the Divine Name which cannot be spoken. Personal voice coaching will be available as well. Hike, sit, Be in nature, get out of the heat, imbibe in healing vibration healing mantras and enjoy incredible High Energy Healing foods by Patty ‘Love’ Van Herpen and Restorative Yoga with Cassandra Wallick.
Pre-sale Price through May 22: $225/person or $400/couple.
Come for the day on a sliding scale.
Contact Jeff: 480-964-4453 for registration/payment details.

Wilderness Yoga Retreat: Self-Care, Sound and Selfless Service
June 19th – 21st  (Friday eve – Sunday 1pm)
Bhakti Yoga – the yoga of love and devotion – in the form of Self-Care, Service to the Earth and Sacred Sounds – will be explored. Begin each day with Michael Brian Baker’s Breathwork experience/meditation, moving into asana practices to nurture yourSelf. Learn the principle of Kriya Yoga and explore your relationship to Breath and Nature with sound practices in the Clear Creek Wilderness and at the Pine Retreat Center for Truth. Develop and get involved in ‘Seva’ selfless service as you work with the Earth offering healing prayers for self and others. The retreat ill include the Experience of 2 Group Pranic Healing Sessions as well.
Cost: $350/person. Includes all practices, lodging, organic meals by Patty ‘Love’ Van Herpen, Yoga and Meditations with Dharmapara/Angela Fears and guest Cassandra Wallick.
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The Sacred Science of Sound Retreat
    August 7th-9th, Friday eve – Sunday 1pm
During this experiential weekend of sound and vibration you will learn amazing and simple techniques to heal yourself and others. We will touch on toning, listening, chanting & mantra and spend time journaling. Find out how you can use automatic writing as a tool for growth and understanding of your soul’s purpose.  Experience the vibrations of the gong, Tibetan and Crystal bowls and the sound of the voice.  Practice Restorative yoga accompanied by healing frequencies. Immerse yourself in nature and blend with the music that is offered to us by the Universe.
– Includes lodging in the beautiful and serene pine forest of Northern Arizona, snacks Friday evening, all meals on Saturday and brunch on Sunday morning.  Our food will all be created by chef extraordinaire Patty ‘Love’ Van Herpen.  Yoga provided by Cassandra Wallick, and primary facilitation and sound experience and teachings by Gretchen Bickert.
This special weekend was chosen as Saturday is 8-8-8! Numerologically a very special day of prosperity and abundance!
Cost: $333 (or $308.00 by July 1)  Space is limited.  For questions and to reserve your spot please contact Gretchen Bickert @ 602.570.3375 or