May 7, 9am to 12:30pm
Offers an opportunity to develop a continuity of awareness in movement and in stillness. We will integrate yoga poses, breath work, relaxation, lovingkindness(metta), guided and silent meditation and let the synergy of these practices inform and deepen one another to open heart and mind. The retreat is appropriate for beginners to yoga and meditation as well as experienced yogis and meditators.You do not have to be flexible to do yoga, nor to have a particular body type; you only need to be as you are. Please bring a large towel and a yoga mat if you have one.
Terry Lesser teaches Yoga for Meditation. She has been practicing yoga since 1984, and has been teaching since 1995. She trained in Iyengar yoga at the Yoga Room?s Advanced Studies/Teacher Training Program in Berkeley. Terry has been practicing Vipassana Meditation since 1992, and is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center.Her focus is in the integration of mindfulness meditation and yoga.