Silence & Simplicity Retreat
May 24 – May 29
Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and reconnect with silence, simplicity, and your Soul. Join us at the tranquil Rolling Acres Retreat on the shores of Damariscotta Lake and retreat from the quick pace of life for five days of silence, yoga, and meditation. Each morning we will awake to greet the day with meditation, pranayama, and asana. We will use meditation and pranayama to balance the mind and calm the nervous system and pranic (energy) body. Morning yogasana classes will focus on gently building the inner agni (internal fire) to illuminate your true radiant nature. There is free time throughout the day to enjoy a walk around the Rolling Acres Farm, take a swim in Damariscotta Lake, journal, explore personal yoga practice, and just Be. A silent meditation walk will be offered daily in the afternoon. In the early evening there will be a gentle yoga and Yoga Nidra (guided meditation practiced laying down) session. We will have a period of silent meditation to close each day. Three delicious vegetarian meals are served daily. Private sessions with the teachers can be scheduled during the day.
This five-night retreat begins with an evening meal at 6 pm on Friday, May 24th and ends at about mid-morning on Wednesday, May 29th after a morning session and breakfast.
Rates & Accommodation
The rate includes 3 Ayurvedic vegetarian meals/day, lodging, yoga & meditation sessions and a private session with the teachers if desired. All rooms use shared bathrooms.
Early Registration Rate: Registered by January 1, 2019
Double/Triple (w/Regular Bed): $850.00 (There are a couple single rooms that are reserved for people who require them for health needs or who snore).
Double/Triple (w/Trundle Bed on Floor): $825.00
Communal Room Sleeping: $675.00 (There is one large room where up to 3 people can sleep on the floor. Participants must bring their own bedding for this option.)
Tenting: $675.00 (Bring your own tent and camping gear. An inside bathroom can be used for shower needs).
Regular Rate: Registered by April 20, 2019
Double/Triple (w/Shared Bath): $950.00
Double/Triple (w/Trundle Bed on Floor): $923.00
Communal Room Sleeping: $775.00 (There is one large room where up to 3 people can sleep on the floor. Participants must bring their own bedding for this option.)
Tenting: $775.00 (Bring your own tent and camping gear. An inside bathroom can be used for shower needs).
Scholarship Option/Rate: We offer two $200 scholarships for this retreat. Please Contact us for details on how to apply for a scholarship. They are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis, so early registration is recommended if you are interested in a scholarship. 0 left.
Payment Plan: Register by January 1, 2019 to qualify for a 4-installment payment plan. Contact us for more info.
Registration: To register, submit the application below. This retreat is limited to 15 paricipants so early registration is recommended to secure a spot. Registration closes April 20, 2019.
Continuing Education Credits: 40 CE hours are available with Yoga Alliance for this Yoga & Meditation Immersion. Please notify us before the training if you wish to receive CE’s.
Advanced YTT Credit: This retreat is available for credit towards the ShivaShakti 300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.
Accommodation/Meals: Accommodation is provided at the beautiful Rolling Acres Farm Retreat in both double/triple occupancy rooms. 3 vegetarian meals are served daily. Food sensitivities can be accommodated. More information about the Rolling Acres Retreat including directions, facilities, FAQ’s, etc. will be e-mailed to participants after the application/deposit are submitted. Contact us for details about the retreat facilities, food, etc. Please do not contact Rolling Acres Retreat/Maine Farmland Trust with questions about this specific retreat.
Additional (Optional) Costs:
Transport to Rolling Acres from the Portland or Bangor airports
Application Deadline for the Silence & Simplicity Retreat: April 20, 2019
Step 1: Fill out and submit the application below or contact us to receive an application by mail.
Step 2: Once an application has been received, it will be reviewed and a PayPal invoice e-mailed to the applicant within 1-2 business days for the 50% application deposit. The application deposit must be paid within 7 days of the issuing date of the invoice in order to hold a space in the retreat. The application process is not complete until the application deposit has been paid.
Step 3: An acceptance packet, which includes additional information about the retreat will be e-mailed to the applicant within 2 weeks after the application and deposit have been received.
Step 4: The remaining balance is due 30 days before the start date of the retreat.
Please only submit an application if you are seriously planning to attend if accepted. Thank you.
ShivaShakti School of Yoga does not discriminate based on gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, or body shape.
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