Monday, August 17, 2020 – Friday, August 21, 2020
Check-in Monday, 8/17/20 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Check-out Friday, 8/21/20 @ 1:00 pm (after lunch)
Week-long Chakra Intensive Retreat:
This 5 day chakra immersion is specifically designed for yoga teachers and students ready for the deeper dive into the energetic body and the chakra system; as well as the corresponding physiological components to each of the 7 chakras. We will look at both the microcosm and the macrocosm and review how an imbalance in one chakra can cause imbalance in another.
- specific yoga asanas for each chakra
- chakra toning
- chakra sound, color and light
- clearing exercises
- meditations specific to each chakra
- visualization exercises
- chakra assessments for both self and others
- energetic mapping
- Nadis and Ayurvedic components
- teaching methodology
- the endocrine system and chakra correlations
- self reflection and journaling
There will be time to hike and explore the amazing and transformative grounds of Elohee.
We will have a FULL yoga practice ALL 5 days of the training.
Tuition includes dinner on Monday; lunch and dinner Tuesday – Thursday; and lunch on Friday. Elohee has a tea and coffee bar available to guests at all times. Please be prepared to bring your own breakfast items, as breakfast in not included.
The Thanksgiving House at Elohee offers several different rooming options in a beautiful house with outstanding views overlooking a waterfall, a full yoga room and lovely kitchen, dining room and outdoor patio. Abbey has offered sold out retreats at this location previously and it is one of her favorite places to host.
This retreat is offered as part of Etowah Valley Yoga’s Yoga Alliance approved 300 hour teacher training and is a requirement to complete the training. Yoga Alliance Continuing Education hours are also available for attending this retreat.
ALL are welcome!
Tuition varies between $800 – $950 for the WEEK depending on rooming choice. Tuition is all inclusive (all training for the week, meals – as noted above, room, board and facilities.) You will need to arrange your own breakfast (if needed) and transportation. At this time, we are only asking for a $260 deposit to reserve your space. We kindly ask that your tuition be paid in full by one month prior to the training (7/17/20.)
is a seasoned yoga teacher, who has been actively teaching yoga since 1998. She has many certifications including E-RYT 500, RPYT, YACEP, LMT, CNMT, Comprehensive Certified Pilates Instructor (600 hours through Power Pilates, NY & additional certifications through Body Awareness Studio), certified community and family herbalist and certified aromatherapist. She is the founder and director of Georgia’s first registered prenatal yoga teacher training school and has taught and apprenticed with women’s health PT, Candice Goch, for over a decade. She has led the RPYT training program at Etowah Valley since 2012. She has been supporting individuals in holistic health options for over 21 years, working as a yoga teacher; neuromuscular therapist; licensed massage therapist; doula; and fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum specialist. She is experienced in abdominal detox massage & provides herbal support. In addition to her work in full spectrum health, she taught musculoskeletal anatomy, neuromuscular therapy, and rehabilitation at Rising Spirit Institute/Gwinnett College for more than 8 years. She has also designed and taught anatomy programs for both yoga and Pilates teacher training programs throughout the Metro Atlanta area. Passionate about deeper yoga explorations, Abbey has facilitated many extended yoga retreats. She has always enjoyed training teachers and is the lead instructor for Etowah Valley Yoga’s 300 hour (RYT 500) program. Her goal is to mentor both students and teachers through education and movement practices so that we can all be self empowered, vibrant, and ultimately thrive.
Abbey lives in metro Atlanta with her husband, yoga teaching daughter, toddler son and two dogs.
For MindBody registration we have the following options (10 spots total):
Patio Room – 1 queen bed (single)
Forest Room – 1 queen bed (single)
Sun Trail Room – 1 full bed (double)
Sun Trail Room – 1 twin bed (double)