Yoga & Meditation Weekend Retreat with Sherri Baptiste
Join Sherri Baptiste for this well-paced and fun weekend retreat at the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center. Restore you body, mind and spirit with a perfect balance of gentle hikes, meditation, periods of silence, relaxation, and breath based yoga practice that offers challenge and renewal. The food is great too!
Type of Event
You’ll need to arrive at 3pm on Friday for check in. Retreat program begins at 4pm sharp, concluding after lunch on Sunday (approx. 2pm)
Join SHERRI BAPTISTE as she shares her wisdom and love of yoga with you. Sherri has been providing world-class instruction at these Autumn Renewal Retreats since 1999 developing a fantastic weekend program for you. She will skillfully guide you through practices that offer profound life-changing principles of yoga, health and fitness for body mind and spirit, in a simple way that is accessible to everyone, from all walks of life. Some yoga experience is recommended, with all levels of ability welcome.
•YOGA POSTURES: Sherri Baptiste will skillfully and gently guide you through each practice, providing ongoing modifications. During practice you will be encouraged to work at your own level of ability.
• BREATHWORK: There are many benefits from this natural process, bringing peace of mind, strengthening the body’s immune system, slowing biologic aging processes, awakening regenerative energies, balancing the nervous system, and enhancing creative powers. Taught by Sherri Baptiste.
• DEEP RELAXATION and MEDITATION: Join Sherri Baptiste for periods of silence and contemplation, orientation to Zen practice and morning meditation with Zen monks.
• BRING ALIVE: Great Ancient Wisdom Self Realization Techniques along with Contemporary Science for both practical and personal development. These practices /skills are here to help you achieve personal and professional excellence.
Sherri Baptiste ERYT 500 is an inspirational yoga teacher at the forefront of training in America. Her retreats and teacher training programs provide an empowering, peaceful oasis in a hurried world, a place where students can find within themselves the tools and knowledge to support and maintain a happier, healthier and more spiritual lifestyle.
Assistant Teacher: Peg Malone
Peg Malone has practiced yoga for over 20 years. Introduced to Sherri Baptiste at Green Gulch in 2001, Peg went on to become a certified Baptiste Yoga Teacher, Massage and Yoga Therapist. Assisting Sherri for a variety of Baptiste Inspired Retreats, including a dozen held at Green Gulch Zen Center, she steps into each event with joy of heart, giving her full attention to detail and her commitment to the Yoga of ‘Being of Service’.
ACCOMMODATIONS: in the octagonal Green Gulch guest house constructed with traditional Japanese joinery methods.
MEALS: delicious natural food… vegetarian including dairy and eggs, ingredients mostly grown on the farm will be mindfully prepared by Zen Center residents.
MORNING HIKES: Mt. Tamalpais is a source of re-creation in the most literal sense of health, clarity, stillness and beauty.
The forces of nature are powerfully magnetic in this private place and this experience in nature will be deeply spiritual.
EVENING LECTURE: with Sherri Baptiste and Michele Hébert.
Don’t miss this opportunity with Sherri and her Special Guest Teachers as they share this deeply spiritual and energizing weekend with you.