Celebration and Rejuvenation - Hot Springs Prana Vinyasa Yoga RetreatWithShiva ~ Dec 7-10, 2017 in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico at Riverbend Hotsprings and Mothership Yoga Lounge
“Who you are is always present and is always the same. That which doesn’t come and go is real. That is where freedom is found -- nowhere else.” - Adyashanti
Hot Springs Abound
We’ll be staying at Riverbend hotsprings which has 5 riverside stone mineral pools, as well as 3 private pools and a sauna. You will have abundant natural hot springs at your fingertips.
Old Fashioned Christmas
The weekend we’ll be in TorC is close to Christmas. We will get to enjoy the Art Hop, Floating Lights Parade at Elephant Butte and other holiday festivities.
4 Prana Flow Vinyasa classes will be challening, relaxing, meditative, and holistic. Mornings we will enjoy a 2 hour practice and afternoons/evenings a 1.5 hour lunar practice. A hefty dose of yoga, still leaving you plenty of time to soak and explore.
Use your free time to relax, journal, walk the quiet streets of TorC and get some much needed R&R before the busy holidays come.
"Your thoughts are a veil on the face of the Moon. That Moon is your heart, and those thoughts cover your heart. So let them go, just let them fall into the water." Rumi
All Weekend YogaAt Mothership Yoga Lounge
- 7 Yoga Classes
- Thursday – Sunday
- Soaking at Riverbend
- Saturday evening festivities
- $199 Sign up by November 1
- $250 Thereafter
Friday 5pm Opening Circle
Friday 6pm – Lunar Prana Flow Yoga and Meditation – 1.5 hours
Friday 8pm – Optional Group Dinner at Bella Luca
Saturday 9am – Solar Prana Flow Yoga – 2 hours
Saturday 3pm – Lunar Prana Flow Yoga & Meditation & Trance Dance – 2 hours
Saturday Dusk – Optional Community Event – Elephant Butte Luminaria Beach Walk & Floating Lights Parade
Sunday 9am – Solar Prana Flow Yoga – 2 hours
Yoga Classes will be held at the Mothership Yoga Lounge which is within walking distance of most lodging in TorC. Click here for a map. All lodging will be available at Riverbend for a centralized, community experience. Details to come soon about registration and room options. Single or double rooms will be available and we will pair you with a roommate if you want one but are coming alone.
What Previous Students Are Saying.
Don’t just take it from us, let our students do the talking!
“It was one of the best experiences I’ve had and I often times meditate back to the feelings I experienced there.”Kara Griego
So many things that I loved! The yoga practices were excellent, I loved drawing a special card, I love the connections made with the other students. It truly felt like a genuine and safe space that was created. I could have hung out with everyone for another day!Daisy Yokley
This was my first yoga retreat but it will certainly not be my last. Shiva was inspiring and challenging and I would definitely attend her retreat again in the future!Brigetta McLafferty
This was an excellent retreat. Shiva did an astute job of tailoring the sessions to the abilities of the group. It was a lovely respite during a busy holiday season. I hope to return again next year.Kathleen Dull
“This workshop was as good or better than most I’ve been too, including the ‘high profile’ yoga instructors.”Tom Z.
All levels really are welcome. I felt awesome in two-hour sessions, never rushed, but well sequenced to attempt or explore poses better than the usual yoga hour. I’m so exhausted and invigorated to jump into more yoga at home. I learned more about myself and my practice to explore and refine before next year’s, because I really hope to go again next year. Even my partner (who also came to the retreat but is not as much of a yoga enthusiast as I am) is asking, “Can we go next year?”Jennifer Stubbs
I had a great time at the retreat. I brought my husband, who does not do yoga, and we were both saying at the end how even though we didn’t spend the entire time together we had a great experience and wonderful time to connect. The schedule was perfect. I felt like I got to challenge my body and my mind and learn great life lessons and also be able to relax and take in all of the lessons. I tend to push myself a lot in yoga and I learned how to step back and allow myself to do yoga. I came out of the weekend feeling calm, yet energized. The Monday following the retreat is truly the best Monday I have ever had. The people were wonderful at Riverbend and on the retreat. It was just a great positive weekend. Namaste!Alexandra Bobbit-Born
“This was a great retreat in a beautiful yoga space. Shiva did a fantastic job sharing her beautiful gifts. I will definitely go back again.”Chris Borunda
The hot springs yoga retreat sends me back into my life refreshed, relaxed and more aware of my body and my mind. Shiva teaches with joy, love and wisdom.Grace Williams
What is your refund policy?
We have a $50 non-refundable registration fee. Up to October 1st we retain a 50% of all fees paid. After October 1st if you cancel you forfeit all money paid. Please understand we are reserving the entire Riverbend Hotsprings resort for our group therefore we must have strict cancellation policies. Thank you for understanding. If we are able to fill your spot, all money will be refunded minus the $50 non-refundable registration fee we will retain no matter what.
Do I have to come to all of the yoga classes and activities?
No. All classes and activities are optional.
What if I only want to come to one class?
You may purchase individual classes for $40 + tax per class.
I'm beginner, will I be okay in these classes?
The classes will be All Levels. This means that modifications will be given for each pose for those with injuries or just starting and the pace will be relatively slow. However, if you have NEVER done yoga before, this may not be the class for you. Level 2 and 3 poses will be included (with options for beginner’s who cannot do the full version.) Additionally we will not be covering in great detail some of the foundational practices of yoga like breathing and alignment. These classes are alignment-based and there will be thorough instruction on how to proceed but complete beginners may find this instruction inadequate. These classes will be appropriate for:
- advanced beginners
- adventurous or athletic beginners
- Vinyasa Yoga practitioners
- Students level 1, 2, or 3 who are willing to be challenged and sweat
I'm an advanced practitioner, will these classes be challenging enough for me?
I always teach to who is in the room. Because this workshop is All Levels, there may be level 1 students as well as level 2 and 3. I always give options for all levels. We tend to move slower and hold poses longer to accommodate this wide range of levels. For advanced students, holding poses longer and moving slower can actually be a challenge for your mind, while your body is sweating and building strength. If you are hoping for the most challenging class ever, you probably won’t find it here. But if you are looking for something to meditatively challenge your endurance and bring a sense of peace and calm while fine tuning your alignment and transitions, you’ll enjoy this retreat very much.