© 2019 BY COUR YOGA

YIN & FOREST BATHING YOGA RETREAT

IN

TENNESSEE

April 23-26 2020

With ERYT Yoga Instructor, Courtney Connell. All levels welcome!

Yoga

Styles

Yin

Walking Meditation

Yoga Nidra

Skill

Levels

Beginner

Advanced

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails on 126 Acre Property

Food Options

Vegan

Gluten Free

Ayurvedic

Current

Forecast

High: 81°

Low: 60°

BYO

Camping

Bring your own tent and bedding for our most affordable retreat option!

Tickets from $450

Shared

Yurt

Share a yurt with fellow retreat attendees. Twin beds complete with bedding will be set up for your stay!

Tickets from $750

 

Private Canvas Tent

Stay in a canvas tent complete with beds and bedding for the most affordable private glamping option!

Tickets from $850

Private

Yurt

Have a yurt all to yourself in one of Seven Springs permanent Yurts. Bed(s) and bedding included.

Tickets from $1000

 

 

What's Included?

 

Along with your selected accommodations your ticket price includes:

  • Transport to and from Airport

  • (Airport and drop off times on agenda)

  • Hot Showers / Bathroom Facilities

  • All Meals

  • Tea and Coffee

  • Daily Yoga Practices

  • Hiking

  • Yoga mats and props

There will be access to electrical outlets to charge phones in common areas. All yurts have electrical outlets. Canvas tents do NOT have electrical outlets.

 

What to Pack?

Yoga Mat (optional)

Backpack (to take on hike)

Journal / Pen

Hiking Clothes

Water Bottle

Yoga Clothes (Suggest tight fitting)

Jacket (nights may be chilly)

Light Rain Jacket

Flip Flops

Hiking shoes

(shoes may get wet during hikes)

Pajamas

Additional Clothes based on what you will feel comfortable wearing based on the agenda below

 

SAMPLE MENU

BREAKFAST:

Oatmeal

Fresh Fruit

Baked Apples

Various Toppings (Hemp seeds, chia seeds etc.)

LUNCH:

Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos

Black Beans

Side Salad

DINNER:

Kitchari (Indian Style Lentils)

Dosa (Indian Style Bread)

Rice

Various Toppings

Side Salad

The Venue

The Seven Springs Retreat Center is 126 acres in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Having been passed down through multiple generations, this land has been mindfully and lovingly groomed to be a place of refuge and restoration.

Your Host

Courtney Connell is an ERYT 200 yoga instructor, certified and registered through the Yoga Alliance. She is formally trained in Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Gentle and Nidra. Her passion lies in studying the links between Western Medicine and Eastern Practice while creating mindful sequences to challenge the mind, body and soul. All retreats are blended with 8-limb philosophy, honoring a complete yogic experience.

Agenda

Though we will try to stick to this agenda, we will not be on a forced timeline (except for flight arrivals and departures!)

Day One

If coming by Plane:

3:00 PM - Pick up at McGhee Tyson Airport (Knoxville Tennessee) - Flight must arrive before 2:30 PM

4:00 PM - Arrive at Seven Springs Retreat Center

 

If coming by Car:

4:00 PM - Arrive at Seven Springs Retreat Center (there will be plenty of parking available)

 

All:

5:30 PM - Welcome Circle

7:00 PM - Dinner

8:30 PM - Opening Fire Ceremony

9:00 PM - Meditation (Yoga Nidra)

Day Two

8:00 AM - Forest Bathing (mindful, meditative hike)

9:00 AM - Breakfast

10:00 AM - Yin Workshop Part 1

1:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM - Free Time to Hike the Grounds

3:30 PM - Yin Flow

5:00 PM - Free Time Before Dinner

7:00 PM - Dinner

8:30 PM - Bonfire

Day Three

8:00 AM - Forest Bathing (mindful, meditative hike)

9:00 AM - Breakfast

10:00 AM - Yin Workshop Part 2

1:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM - Free Time to Hike the Grounds

3:30 PM - Yin Flow

5:00 PM - Free Time Before Dinner

7:00 PM - Dinner

8:30 PM - Closing Fire Ceremony

Day Four

8:00 AM - Forest Bathing (mindful, meditative hike)

9:00 AM - Breakfast

10:00 AM - Closing Circle

11:00 AM - Leave for airport

12:30 PM - Drop off at Airport

 

Helpful Links

 

What to expect on your first yoga retreat?

What is vinyasa yoga?

What in yin yoga?

What is Yoga Nidra?

What is restorative yoga?

What are the benefits of yoga?

Still have more questions?

Contact Courtney on Instagram @Couryoga or in site's Live Chat

Trip Insurance and liability associated with traveling and participation related to the retreat, we strongly recommend you buy your own trip insurance through World Nomads 

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