Your mind blocks the free flow of life
by saying, “This
how things must and should be.” Letting go releases you
from this insistent grip, and when you let go, new forms
of reality and joy can enter.
— Deepak Chopra
Join Sherri Baptiste for this well-paced
weekend at the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center — Restore your body, mind and spirit with a perfect balance of relaxation,
challenge and renewal.
SHERRI BAPTISTE FREEMAN
is an inspirational yoga teacher at the
forefront of yoga training in
America. Sherri comes from a lineage
of master teachers, the daughter of
two of America’s yoga pioneers
Magaña and Walt Baptiste, who
established yoga on the West
Coast. Sherri is the founder of Baptiste Power of Yoga and
offers yoga classes, workshops, retreats, teachers
training, and both national and international yoga
“Baptiste, as you would expect from her background,
excellent teacher. Her instructions and guidance are both
physically exact and spiritually uplifting.”
Yoga Journal 2003
||November 4-6, 2005
Friday 3 PM–Sunday 2 PM
||Green Gulch Zen Center
Marin County, California
||$495. Includes all accommodations,
meals and retreat — 3 days / 2 nights.
Space limited to 35 people.
Per person double/triple
occupancy. $150 deposit required to hold your space,
refundable until 9/22 (less $75 cancellation fee).
No refunds thereafter.
Remaining balance due 9/25.
in the octagonal Green Gulch
guest house constructed with traditional Japanese
delicious natural food…vegetarian including
dairy and eggs, ingredients mostly grown on the farm
will be mindfully prepared by Zen Center residents.
MORNING HIKES …
Mt. Tamalpais is a source of
re-creation in the most literal sense of health, clarity,
stillness and beauty. The forces of nature are powerfully
magnetic in this private place and this experience in
nature will be deeply spiritual.
- SPECIAL GUEST YOGA TEACHER
Read more about Larry Payne and his yoga teachings
YOGA POSTURES …
for serenity, strength and beauty.
You will be skillfully and gently guided through each
practice, with ongoing modifications, and encouraged
to work at your own level of ability.
- BREATHWORK …
there are many benefits from this
natural process, bringing peace of mind, strengthening
the body’s immune system, slowing biologic aging
processes, awakening regenerative energies,
balancing the nervous system,
and enhancing creative powers.
DEEP RELAXATION AND
silence and contemplation,
orientation to Zen practice
and morning meditation with
Spaces fill quickly — reserve
Special Guest Yoga Teacher
During this Baptiste Green Gulch
Retreat Larry Payne, Ph.D. will share his knowledge of how to
Yoga postures for treating dozens of common ailments. Offering
tips, wisdom and practices on the holistic qualities and
research into the science of Yoga. His sessions will support
the retreat participants in their understanding, knowledge
and practice, while enhancing their chances of disease
prevention through increased circulation, strength, flexibility,
Larry Payne, Ph.D. is an internationally
prominent teacher, author of Yoga for Dummies,Yoga
on Yoga and back care. He
founded the Samata Yoga Center in Los Angeles in 1981,
is the co-founder of the Yoga Program at UCLA Medical School
and is currently Director of the
International Association of Yoga Therapists. Dr. Payne
holds a Doctorate and Masters Degrees in fitness education
with emphasis in Hatha Yoga from Pacific Western University.
Baptiste Power of Yoga, LLC