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September 2018
AZ Silent Yoga Community
Seeking Healers, Yogis & Web Help

Awakening Spirit Retreat
I'm Bodhi Heart, 74, and want to "let go and let others." In 2011 I was guided to build Awakening Spirit silent retreat center (click image for website link) on a forest hilltop east of Sedona . Last year, three 'tiny house' hermitages were added for extended retreats and to start a YOGA COMMUNITY named Healing Heart 'sanctuary for soul recovery.'
Healing Heart is now opening for long-term stays. Support is needed: WEBMASTER to co-create a 12-website network, HOST and guest support, and YOGA GUIDE to co-create a 'Silent Yoga' program. Silent Yoga is envisioned as "stillness-in-motion" stretching into freedom to be at ease, and loving who we really are. Positions will be flexible, self-sustaining, and can be either full-time or temporary.
Healing Heart is a 'sanctuary for soul recovery' on a private hilltop in a rural Arizona mountain town. It's a safe forest refuge that offers a chance to live, heal, and share with like-hearted souls, and to help each other awaken in lasting joy and peace. Newly-built TINY HOUSE log cabins include a large studio and two 2-bedroom cabins.  Each is designed with big view windows, aspenwood ceilings, wood stove, and full bath and kitchen.
The website now offers self-guided silent retreats in private hermitage cabins for a basic cost of $100/week and suggested cash or work contributions that vary with cabin choices.  Retreats lengths include 3-night 'First Taste' Sedona hiking weekends, 4-night 'Women's Wellness' weekday retreats, and 'Deep Dive' weekly stays. 'Silent Spirit" will be a network guide for 12 retreat centers from Chile's Patagonia to Alaska.
LONG-TERM stays include a 2-week-minimum work exchange and a 4-week sabbatical offered at half suggested weekly cash contributions.  Four weeks is recommended if you wish to explore opportunities for self-sustaining year-round living. Healers, guides, and support angels can now come on silent retreats and consider long-term stays, and anyone is welcome to relax and recover from life's overwhelms.
Email to inquire about silent retreats, work exchanges, and extended-budget retreat sabbaticals. If you're interested in the healing community, please ask questions because it's all just starting. During my last years, I want to be replaced so that the silent retreats and healing community can continue as places to live in ease and harmony. 

Deepening the Journey
Meditation, Refinement & Peace

Sharon Saltzberg at Eastover
As the holistic conferences and yoga festivities of summer come to an end, we prepare for the reflective quality of the new season. From the solstice onward, Eastover delves into spiritual contemplation and mindfulness meant for "Deepening the Journey" as NY Times bestselling author and spiritual leader Sharon Salzberg and Janice Marturano, Executive Director of the Institute for Mindful Leadership would put it. In a workshop Oct. 4th-7th for meditation practitioners, together they examine the notion of "Leading with Excellence" - working with the challenges and moral uncertainties of our society while connecting to a greater picture that allows for joy and considers with compassion and skill, the isolating quality of leadership.

For 36 days starting October 14th, renowned Qigong master, Junfeng Li, will preside over a Sheng Zhen Meditation & "Healing of the Heart" Retreat for all dedicated spiritual seekers. Sheng Zhen philosophy and Qi cultivation will be thoroughly studied as students discover Sheng Zhen as a source of creativity, inspiration, and a conduit to global and Universal Oneness. Seated, standing, lying meditations, intermittent fasting techniques, healing sounds, and spiritual breathing will be taught and practiced.

In a 5 Day Fall Retreat (Oct. 14th-18th), Grandmaster William C.C. Chen, regarded as one of the finest and most influential internal martial artist of his generation, offers experienced practitioners, "Tai Chi Chuan Refinement". From his vast experience, he shares how practicing discipline and refinement can bring about internal peace, balance, and overall wellness.

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As someone who has led and participated in well over 100 retreats, I have learned how to enhance the participants retreat experience. The goal of a retreat for a retreat coach is to help that participant achieve their goals for an experience that changes their life. There's no better compliment than to have a participant say, "What I learned during my retreat has significantly changed my outlook in life."
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Women in Watercolor
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We accommodate both personal and group retreats, including groups ranging from 15-278 participants indoors. Our center's historic architecture, built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and son Lloyd, harmonizes with the natural wonder of the desert landscape. Chefs and kitchens are available for the groups, and we are known for our great food! 

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