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Digging Deep, Finding Your Groove!

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Name: Digging Deep, Finding Your Groove!
Date: September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:
Whether you are a yoga newbie, a yogi who has been away from the mat for a while, or have a regular, meaningful practice, join us to dive deeper.  We’ll explore ways to have fun and be creative with your practice, adapting asana (poses) to YOUR body, and using the breath to facilitate well-being.   Included in your weekend experience will be multiple classes daily (yoga, pilates, meditation (seated and moving) and activities, leaving you feeling balanced and strong!!
There will be scheduled ‘time out’ to explore the 70+ acres of this beautiful property, walk the labyrinth, get a massage, enjoy the beauty and delicious wine at the local wineries or shop in the quaint town of Dahlonega. Maybe try one of the spa treatments at the resort! (available for an extra fee). Bring your spouse, significant other, friends, co-workers, teen/adult children, etc. This retreat is for all levels of experience on and off the mat!
Your instructors are Carolyn Purvis, Owner of Purvidise Yoga and Wendy Baughman with 20+ years of combined teaching experience. Carolyn is a 500 hr registered yoga teacher (RYT), registered yoga therapist and Essential Oil enthusiast who loves using humor and education to make yoga accessible for everyone.  Wendy is an RYT 500, who has sequed a 25+ year career in public health into a love of making the benefits of yoga accessible to EVERY body. Both teachers are anatomy/therapy based and strive to educate students about maintaining their body at an optimal level. 
ALL INCLUSIVE: Included in the price are accommodations for two nights & 5 delicious healthy meals (taxes and gratuity),  daily yoga/meditation, workshops, take home information to keep expanding your practice, use of outdoor hot tub, and nature trails. 
Guest comments from past retreats:
‘I know this retreat has changed my life. I have been praying for a reboot...to lay a new foundation for this phase of my life.’ (new yogi) Jess W.
‘Loved the schedule! Just enough classes/activities and free time.’  Sarah C.
‘Wonderful experience, enjoyed every moment to the fullest. Love the area, so peaceful and quiet. Evelyn M.
‘I absolutely LOVED everything about this weekend!” (1st time participant) Farah L.
‘Obtained a lot of info that will improve my life...I made a shift!’ Holly M.
‘This experience has brought about an awareness of just how in touch one can become when you go within and just let yourself be you.’ Evelyn M.
‘The Saturday workshop on self-care & the meditation session was powerful for me.’ Michelle L.
Event Media:
Dahlonega Spa Resort
Date/Time Information:
September 7-9, 2018
Contact Information:
Carolyn Purvis at
*Pricing: Farmhouse   $490 double occ. per person, $650 single (add $60 after 8/10/18)
               Cabin           $530 double occ. per person, $715 single (add $60 after 8/10/18)
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