Fri, Mar 13 | Hope Springs Institute

Aging + Vitality Retreat

Our body/minds change as we age. How can we keep them vital and healthy and combat the all-too-prevalent stereotype of aging as a time of illness, endless medications, and decline?
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Aging + Vitality Retreat

Time & Location

Mar 13, 2020, 3:00 PM EDT – Mar 15, 2020, 2:00 PM EDT
Hope Springs Institute, 4988 Mineral Springs Rd, Peebles, OH 45660, USA

About The Event

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3 Days/2 Nights: $ 450 includes tuition, room, board, and supplies! 

Our body/minds change as we age. How can we keep them vital and healthy and combat the all-too-prevalent stereotype of aging as a time of illness, endless medications, and decline?

During this workshop we will experience the following practices:

  • Yoga posture to balance strength and flexibility
  • Yogic breath work to quiet the nervous system
  • Meditation to help us come to center and reduce stress
  • Dream to connect us with our inner wisdom
  • Learning from the land about collaboration and sustainability
  • Image-making, journaling and poetry to deepen insight and access play
  • Learning about food and nutrition for enhancing vitality
  • Relationship and community building to sustain us in our daily lives

About the Facilitators:

Rocky Delaplaine has been teaching Iyengar yoga classes on a weekly basis in the Washington D.C. region since 1991. She is a published poet with her first full-length book of poems coming out in October, 2019. She co-leads an annual retreat combining art and yoga near Charlottesville, VA. She is a daughter, mother, grandmother, aunt and member of a large extended family that spans from Florida to Canada, and from East coast to West. Rocky is 65 years old.

Suzanne Stevens is the founder of Hope Springs Institute, co-leader of the Hope Springs Women’s Leadership Collaboratives, co-leader of Celtic Connections and a consultant for small businesses focused on creating space for healing and sustainability. In her early years, Suzanne ran a group home, taught school and was an associate director at Procter and Gamble. She and her husband have 7 children, 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Suzanne is 77 years old.