Special Events

AWAKENING SELF-LOVE YOGA RETREAT

WHAT: A virtual retreat via Zoom to awaken self-love in each of us!

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, February 6th and 7th, 10am to 8pm EST / 7am to 5pm PST (please note that there will be plenty of breaks from the computer screen with activities to do away from the computer)

WHO: All are welcome!  Prior knowledge of topic: none

WHERE: Online Zoom (info packet and link will be emailed once payment is completed)

CEUs: 1.5 GS CEUs

COST: $149 for General, $169 for interpreters who want to earn CEUs, $125 for current Deaf Soul Yoga Members (scroll down to REGISTER)

PRICE INCLUDES: a workbook that will be used for the weekend (we will mail it to you), a DSY Retreat booklet that will be emailed to you in a PDF file, 4 separate hour-long yoga sessions, 2 one-on-one sessions with a Life Coach, and multiple group and individual activities for self-reflection.


Workshop Description

A virtual retreat via ZOOM, we will encourage you to find self-love through meditation, yogic breathing, healing mantras, yoga sequences, life coaching, journaling, and sharing circles. By consciously connecting with yourself through various practices, you will return back to your state of being and learn to love yourself. Slow down your life and come into stillness and presence! For the two days we meet for this retreat, there will be whole group activities, small group activities, pairs activities, and one-on-one time with a Life Coach, as well as individual activities. The schedule will include plenty of breaks from the computer screen. An information packet that includes the schedule of activities will be shared once registration is completed.


Educational Objectives

Participants will:

  • Understand and define the 8 Limbs of Yoga.
  • Apply the Yamas and Niyamas from the 8 Limbs of Yoga.
  • Analyze self-thoughts and create affirmations.
  • Appraise the asanas during yoga practice and compare how they feel before and after.
  • Create a new vision of one’s self with love.


Retreat Facilitators

Yoga Teacher: Originally from New England, Ms. Keri Brooks, M.Ed., CDI,  is a 4th generation Florida transplant. She is a RYT 200-hour certified Hatha Yoga Teacher. Currently, Keri is taking online YTT courses to obtain a RYT 300-hour certificate. After practicing yoga for 20+ years on and off, it was not until Keri began attending daily classes due to a high-stress job running an interpreting agency, Yoga finally “clicked” for her. Now she is excited to establish an online studio, Deaf Soul Yoga, for the sign language community, especially for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, DeafBlind, and DeafDisabled community members. Keri believes that Yoga is not only a lifestyle but also a life-long spiritual journey towards enlightenment and one that should be accessible for all. She enjoys living the Salt Life in Palm Harbor with her partner Sam and their four children.

Professional Life Coach: Mr. Ernest Willman believes in people. Life Coaching is a component of the life transformation into who you want to be with a strong mindset. As a professional life coach, Ernest believes in spiritual and transformational coaching. Recently, he earned his Life Coach certification from the accredited Deaf-Owned Life Coaching school – Crossroad Solutions Coach. It was a humbling experience and a honor for him to serve as a life coach with multiple coachees with over 60 hours of coaching experience. Ernest continues working in progress to earn the International Coaching Federation’s Associate Certified Coach (ACC).  He believes we all have an opportunity to elevate our souls by tapping more deeply into who we really are. The most important part of the mind-body-soul connection – our true health – comes down to the soul.


Accommodations

This workshop is in conformance with local, state, provincial, and federal statutes regarding disabilities.  Activities and facilities shall be accessible to all individuals. For accommodations and inquiries, e-mail us at: deafsoulyoga (at) gmail.com


Refund Policy
NO refunds will be given unless the facilitators cancel or postpone the retreat.

Register

  • [NOTE: this is required if you wish to earn CEUs/ACETs. If you do not have a RID number, type N/A]
  • Price: $169.00
    includes 1.5 CEUs

  • Price: $149.00

  • Price: $125.00
    (must have existing Unlimited Membership)
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