Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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This week Joan Hope Craig teaches the importance of hatha yoga, meditation, and Kriya.

Sunday June 30 to Friday July 5, 2024

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Joan’s mission is to help us discover our spiritual essence and make mindful life choices. She has over 25 years of yoga practice, including Kriya Yoga since meeting her teacher Roy Eugene Davis in 2005. As a yoga therapist and movement coach, her specialties are posture, alignment, and balance.

Combined with a profound meditative experience, this week is sure to have a life altering effect.

🕊️Retreat benefits…

  • Hatha yoga (postures, stretching, balance, and breathing)
  • Meditation classes and practice
  • Learn Kriya meditation techniques and yoga philosophy/lifestyle
  • Time to rest, sleep, and enjoy nature
  • Practice conscious eating, walking, and being
  • Vegetarian lunch provided Monday-Thursday
  • Explore 11 acres of serene retreat grounds, spiritual library, hatha yoga studio, and meditation temple.

All experience and ability levels are welcome. No previous yoga or meditation experience required.If staying off-property, please contact the office at (706) 782.4723 to let us know you will attend day sessions.

What is Kriya Initiation?

Retreat participants are invited to learn meditation techniques unique to the Kriya Yoga tradition and make a personal commitment to spiritual practice. If you are interested in Kriya initiation, please see How to Prepare section below.

About Joan and CSA

Joan’s mission is to help us discover our spiritual essence and make mindful life choices. She has over 25 years of yoga practice, including Kriya yoga since meeting her teacher Roy Eugene Davis in 2005. As a yoga therapist and movement coach, her specialties are posture, alignment, and balance.

Professional Qualifications & Experiences:

  • Center for Spiritual Awareness Ordained Minister
  • Certified Yoga Therapist, International Association of Yoga Therapists
  • Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor (200 & 500-hour levels)
  • Fellow of Applied Functional Science and Functional Manual Reaction, Gray Institute
  • Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer certified by Elise Browning Miller of Yoga for Scoliosis

Schedule (Subject to change)

Sunday, June 30

  • Arrive/Check in at/after 11:00 AM

Monday, July 1

  • 7-7:30 am Meditation10-11:30 am Hatha Yoga
  • 12:00-1:00 pm Mindful Lunch (silence observed)
  • 2:30-4:00 pm Meditation & Kriya Yoga Lesson with Swami Kaivalyananda
  • 6-7 pm Meditation & Video

Tuesday, July 2

  • 7-7:30 am Meditation10-11:30 am Hatha Yoga
  • 12:00-1:00 pm Mindful Lunch (silence observed)
  • 2:30-4:00 pm Meditation & Kriya Yoga Lesson with Swami Kaivalyananda
  • 6-7 pm Meditation & Video

Wednesday, July 3

  • 7-7:30 am Meditation10-11:30 am Kriya Lesson & Hatha Yoga
  • 12:00-1:00 pm Mindful Lunch (silence observed)
  • 2:30-4:00 pm Meditation & Kriya Yoga Lesson with Swami Kaivalyananda
  • 6-7 pm Meditation & Video

Thursday, July 4

  • 7-7:30 am Meditation10-11:30 am Kriya Yoga Initiation Ceremony
  • 12:00-1:00 pm Mindful Lunch
  • Free Afternoon

Friday, July 5

  • 7-7:30 Meditation
  • Check out by 11 am

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