The SOYA annual retreat welcomes Brenda L. Feuerstein from Saskatchewan, May 31 – June 2, 2019 at Sorrento Centre, Sorrento BC. Registration will open January 1st at 6am! This annual retreat is a rare opportunity to study with Yoga Masters, refining your practice and reuniting with your SOYA family while immersed in yoga community.
“Life as a Yogi in the 21st Century“
Join us for a weekend of traditional yogic wisdom as taught by author, yoga philosopher, and Sanskrit scholar, Brenda L. Feuerstein. Brenda is the founder and director of Traditional Yoga Studies, a Canadian company whose primary focus is promoting authentic yogic teachings. Brenda’s passion for over 35 years is finding ways to bring these sacred teachings to life in today’s world, revealing their relevance in all aspects of life in the 21st century.
The weekend retreat will include:
- Hatha Yoga practices dedicated to awakening the heart into pure awareness
- Interweaving wisdom from sacred texts into asana, pranayama, & meditation
- Mind/Body practices for trauma, eating disorders, grief & dying
- Exploring the feminine Divine in us all through meditation & pranayama
- The Sound of Yoga & the Subtle Body – using that energy in our daily lives
- Yoga-Nidra – an essential practice for every joy-filled Yogi
Brenda L. Feuerstein is an author and a yoga scholar. Her books include The Yoga Sutras from a Woman’s Perspective, Yoga-Nidra/Yoga Sleep (audio recording) as well as co-authored works with her late husband and spiritual partner Dr. Georg Feuerstein include, The Matrix of Yoga; Green Yoga, Green Dharma; and The Bhagavad-Gita: A New Translation. She lives in the quaint village of Eastend, Saskatchewan. Brenda is an internationally acclaimed Sanskrit scholar and yoga philosopher.
TUITION for the Retreat:
$295 + gst up to March 15th. A non-refundable deposit of $73.75 + gst will be processed at the time of registration to hold your spot. May 1st is the last day for any refunds. Meals & rooms/camping available.
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REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 1ST, 2019.
The SOYA Retreat is held at Sorrento Centre, 1159 Passchendaele Rd, Sorrento, BC. The main hall is across the road at Sorrento Memorial Hall. Sorrento is located on the TransCanada Highway 20 minutes west of Salmon Arm and 45 minutes east of Kamloops.
ROOMS, CAMPING and MEALS are reserved directly with Sorrento Centre (or alternate locations). You can reserve your room online Jan 1st at this link – SORRENTO ONLINE BOOKINGS. Alternative accommodations are described at the bottom of this page.
The office will be closed until Jan 2nd so it is best to reserve online. If you prefer, you can call 250-675-2421 (Toll Free 866-694-2409) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All reservations will require a $100 deposit with the balance paid in May. Alternative accommodations are described below.
About MEALS at Sorrento Centre:
Delicious vegetarian meals made from fresh vegetables from the Sorrento Centre farm! Many dietary needs are accommodated by a loving staff! Breakfast $10, Lunches $12, Dinner $18. Meals must be booked in advance – to reserve see details above.
About ACCOMMODATIONS at Sorrento Centre:
LODGES: (all rooms have private bathrooms): Linens & towels provided. Single rooms with a single bed ($69/night). Shared rooms with a double and a single bed ($99/night for two). Suites with a king or queen bed, hide-a-bed, a stove and small fridge ($139/night for two, $19 for third person).
CABANAS: What a deal! If you are looking for an economical alternative for accommodation, share a Cabana! Sorrento Centre will have a list of people wanting to share! $75/night for 5 people. If you put yourself on their “share list” and the cabana isn’t filled, you still get it for $15/night per person! Great deal for these small cottages which are an alternative to camping, with 5 beds per cabin. Bring your own linens and cooking supplies. No running water – use the campground washrooms and showers. Pets allowed for $10 per night.
CAMPING -Tent and RV: RV sites with full hookups ($45/night), partial hookups ($35/night), and tenting sites ($28/night). Basic campground washrooms and showers are available. There are no cooking facilities in the campgrounds so bring your own stoves, etc. Pets allowed for $5 per night.
Alternative accommodations within walking distance of Sorrento Centre: There are still places to stay if Sorrento Centre is full!
– Shuswap Lake Motel http://www.shuswaplakemotel.com
– The Sorrento Inn http://www.booking.com/hotel/ca/sorrento-inn.en-us.html
– Maples B&B http://www.shuswapmaples.com
Accommodations a 10 minute drive away:
– Quaaout Lodge www.quaaoutlodge.com
– Squilax HI Hostel (renovated train cars) http://www.hihostels.ca/westerncanada/173/HI-Shuswap_Lake_Squilax_General_Store___Hostel.hostel email: email@example.com
Flights: Various airlines including Westjet fly into Kelowna AND Kamloops. Airport Transportation: Call Sorrento Centre for information on a local airport shuttle from Kamloops. 250-675-2421 (Toll Free 866-694-2409) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Driving: Sorrento is 147 km North West of Kelowna, and 80 kms East of Kamloops. See google map http://www.sorrento-centre.bc.ca/admin-location-maps.html .
It is best to fill in the Registration Form from a computer rather than a phone or ipad. If you press submit and it doesn’t go through, we find it works if you start over with a new form. Be sure to check for your confirmation email once you complete the registration process. If you do not receive confirmation, please email email@example.com to be sure your form came through.
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