expand your knowledge!
with Patty Townsend
Experience more fully the depth and power yoga practice has to offer. Explore new ways to support yourself and your students in deepening their own practice, building strength and dynamism safely, and navigating the personal healing process. Learn whole-body Anatomical Organizational Principles that will forever change how you experience yourself in relationship and in the world. Move from form to formless and back again, traversing the structure, energy, and space of all that you are. Learn to respect and honor every aspect of life and living. Join us for In-Depth Study, Workshops, and Special Classes. CEUS AVAILABLE FOR YOGA TEACHERS UPON REQUEST
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Grace and Beauty in Back Bending
Times to be announced • Mindful Yoga Center, Newington, CT
Graceful back bends are elegant, soft, and beautiful. Much more than a directional movement of the spine, back bending involves a laying bare of our hearts and an opening of our core. Back bends embody expansive movement outward from our personal limitations toward something greater and more compelling. It doesn’t matter how far the back bends. More important is the quality of the consciousness that is being expressed. Through Anatomy, Practice, Observation, and Inquiry you will Learn:
Critical principles for healthy and integrated back bending.
Specific and comprehensive tools for maintaining integration, comfort, and ease, no matter how flexible or inflexible you are.
How to assist yourself and your students in practice.
October 3–12, 2019
Tuscany Mindfulness and Yoga Retreat • With Patty Townsend and Paul Spector
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Where We Stay: The retreat will be held at Ebbio an 800 year-old classic Tuscany farmhouse converted into a stylish yoga retreat. The ambience of Ebbio offers a one-of-a-kind experience. Ebbio is a magical place surrounded by an evergreen forest, nestled in the heart of an old volcano that was sacred to the Etruscans. Located in the breathtaking countryside of Tuscany, Italy, it is only 25 miles from Florence, eight miles from Siena, and a half-hour walk from Monteriggioni, a little medieval jewel. You will be captivated by the undulating hills swept with thriving vineyards, olive trees and enchanting evergreen forests. The amazing part of Ebbio is that it is still a working Tuscan Farm.
Meditation and Yoga Workshop: We begin the day with meditation taught by Paul, followed by breakfast and then a yoga session taught by Patty Townsend. Before dinner, Paul leads another a second meditation session.
Daily Excursions: Each day offers another option for exploring one of the most remarkable areas of the world. We go the ancient cities of San Gimignano and Sienna. We hike to a Tuscan farm and winery for a scrumptious lunch and then luxuriate in natural hot springs. We explore small, unique towns each with their own unique charm.
For More Information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-2505226
Friday, November 1, 2019
To Be Announced
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm • Yoga Center Amherst, Amherst, MA
January 4 –11, 2020
Embodyoga® and Mindfulness Mexico Retreat • with Patty Townsend and Paul Spector
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Xinalani offers an unparalleled retreat experience: authentic and magical, immersed in lush jungle surroundings with views of the emerald ocean. Sleep in beautiful eco-chic accommodations, enjoy delicious and healthy Mexican food, and practice yoga and meditation in world-class open-air and heated yoga studios. Join Patty townsend and Paul Spector in paradise for this week-long retreat, take a break from winter and nurture your wellbeing.
We begin each day with meditation taught by Paul, followed by breakfast and then a two-hour Embodyoga® session with Patty. Before dinner, Paul leads a second meditation session.
March 22–24, 2020 • at KRIPALU in Stockbridge MA • Sunday-Tuesday: 2 nights
EMBODYOGA® for Resilience and Strength • with Patty Townsend
For all levels.
Learn how to use yoga to find the supportive power of your inner body. The body is naturally strong, resilient, and fluid. Practice simple yoga postures, breathing techniques, and meditative movements to access greater comfort and integration.
Alignment in yoga comes from the inside out and is very specific to each individual. Join Patty Townsend for a program that teaches you to
Move fluidly and effortlessly
Experience a unified sense of body, mind, and spirit in movement
Find enjoyment, comfort, and ease.
A yoga teacher for more than 30 years, Patty is a uniquely expressive and dynamic instructor who focuses on breath- and awareness-centered teaching.