- Build a strong foundation. (Ahimsa) Cultivate beginners mind, go somewhere new, study with new teachers and new classmates, practice nonviolence with your self.
- Open your heart to our shared potential. (Satya) The truth is, that truth is always changing. Honor your truth, take time for your self, know what is important to you, serve the highest.
- Be generous with your Self and others. (Asteya) Learn ways to integrate your yoga practice with the world around you. Cultivate more skillfulness and mindfulness in the balanced use and renewal of energy.
- Reinforce your Integrity. (Brahmacharya) Nature does not know right or wrong, nature only knows balance and imbalance. Explore and relish in the nature of all aspects of yourself, and over the course of the retreat, integrate your being into a more cohesive whole.
- Giving it all away. (Aparigraha) Cultivate a well of generosity from which your motivations arise. Allow yourself freedom from an attachment to the results of your work. Learn to do, and do well, for the joy of doing.
- Clear pathways. (Saucha) Detox physically with Asana, and mentally with meditation, to provide for yourself purity of mind, body and spirit.
- Be With What Is. (Santosa) Relax and de-stress during the day, and enjoy peaceful tranquility and ease at night while sleeping on the sacred grounds of the Mabel Dodge Lujan house, tucked sweetly beneath Taos Mountain.
- Know your capacity to be more, do more, get out, collaborate and create! (Tapas) Deepen your yoga practice, and replace old habits. Through intentionally placing yourself in the position to learn, you will adopt new ways of being: on the mat, in relationship, and in the world.
- Self-study leads to self-love. (Svadyaya) Return home feeling capable and self empowered to meet life willingly, openly, as yourself, no matter how it appears in front of you.
- Freedom from the stress. (Ishvara Pranidhana) Show up, experience the delight of embodiment, the spaciousness of spirit, the acrobatic skillfulness of the mind…leave renewed, refreshed, and reinforced using a system that has worked for thousands of years.
Join experienced and registered yoga teachers Suki Dalury and Genevieve Oswald for a beautiful journey into the Yamas (precepts for being with community) and the Niyamas (precepts for being with self. Apply the ancient secrets of yoga and invite the future with internal power and open arms. Lecture, creative workshoping with visual art and written word combine with the sacred practices of asana, pranayama, and meditation to align with your most alive and vibrant self. Awaken awareness and lay the groundwork for a lifetime of well-being in your body, and in the world. Yoga Alliance CEU’s available.
Walk Softly: Yoga and Our Future Yoga Retreat at Mabel Dodge Lujan House in Taos New Mexico Nov. 14-19, 2013. Check out www.shreeyogataos.com for more details, and http://mabeldodgeluhan.com for information regarding the beautiful grounds and accommodations. The Mabel Dodge Luhan House is one of the most quintessential Taos places. Rooms must be booked on or before October 7, 2013. Board includes breakfast and lunch. Single and Double room occupancy available. $1425.00-$1725.00 For those wishing to attend the retreat and not lodge at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House, the cost is $800.00.
Please call or email Shree Yoga Taos to register.