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The Joy, Ease and Delight of Being
Spring  Meditation & Yoga Retreat

May 3 – 6, 2018    
w/ Surya
Rolling Meadows

With the support of yoga postures, pranayama, restorative poses, yin yoga, meditation, silence. breath work, meditative movement and unstructured time in nature, this yoga retreat will be an opportunity to experience and explore the peace and joy of being.

Most of us lead very busy lives.  Demands of work, family and the complexity of simply living consume most of our waking hours.  From early childhood we’ve been conditioned to achieve, improve and generally be more productive.  Modern life with computers, cell phones and convenience food further feeds our addiction to a fast-paced life.  While much of this activity has value, it can become unbalanced.  There is little time to understand the art of being.

Much of what we “do” is an attempt to find wholeness, fulfillment, satisfaction and peace in our lives.  When this “doing” is out of balance with “being”, the more we do, the more we seek, the less peace and fulfillment we experience.   In our hearts we know that true happiness does not come from doing more or having more things, but we need to periodically pause and take time to reset our priorities and connect with our being.

The ultimate purpose and essence of Yoga is to experience the peace of our true nature, which can only be known when we stop seeking to improve, change or move away from what is right here now. Magically this peace that is always here appears when we stop becoming and surrender to simply being.

“If you want to be happy, be”     ~Leo Tolstoy

“The very source of all happiness is your beingness.  Be there.  Be still in your beingnesss.”       ~Nisargadatta

This three-night yoga retreat and meditation begins with evening meal at 6pm on Thursday, May 3 and ends at about mid-morning on Sunday,  May 6th after a morning session and a late breakfast.

This retreat is for those seriously committed to the work of self-transformation.   It is not a spa or vacation.  The use of electronic devices is prohibited. Participants must place their cell phones and electronic devices in the retreat office the first night of the retreat and remain at the facility for the duration of the retreat.

To learn more about the daily schedule, yin yoga, self-inquiry, the silence observed and further details of this retreat  click here.

Rolling Meadows yoga and meditation retreat is described here click here.

The fee for this meditation & yoga retreat  is $675

To learn more about silent retreat click here.

For a page with information on “Why go on Retreat” click here.

You may read more about the style of yoga taught by going here.

Frequently asked questions are here.

To Register go here

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