Workshops & Retreats

Embodied Writing© Workshop
An afternoon of movement & creative writing

Sunday May 6th, 2018 – from 1:00 – 4:00pm

with Jennifer Barone (innerlotus.com) and Ingrid Keir (featherpress.org)
at Glow Yoga, 1548 Stockton Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133

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$35. early bird fee if registered by April 20th
$45. after April 20th and at the door

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Did you know that the body has a story to tell? 
Using breath, movement and meditation techniques from Yoga, Kundalini, Qi Gong and more, we will bring awareness to our body and practice writing from a place of deep listening, allowing our stories to rise through a series of writing exercises and movement.

Designed for writers who want to move and yogis who want to try creative writing, all levels welcome. Not recommended for those with injuries or who may find it hard to sit on the floor.

Please bring:
• Bring a notebook and pen to write with
• Stretchy workout clothes to wear for comfort
• Bring a yoga mat, some props provided

 


Yoga Retreats:

Next Yoga Retreat will be:
March 24th, 2019 at Green Gulch Zen Center, Muir Beach CA

Jennifer hosts yoga retreats in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond for those looking to practice in a natural setting, eat healthy food and rejuvenate. Retreats include Vinyasa Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Guided Meditation and optional activities such as hiking, massage and more with plenty of free time to read, write or just relax.

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Contact Jennifer if you are interested in having her host a retreat or present a workshop.

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Past Retreat Locations:

• 1-day retreats at Green Gulch Zen Center in Marin
• 2-day retreats at the West Point Inn on Mount Tamalpais
• 1-day retreats in Sonoma


Workshops:

Taking a workshop can help deepen your practice. The following, unique workshops designed by Jennifer are available:

Embodied Writing© Workshop
(Yoga & Creative Writing Workshop). Did you know the body has a story to tell? Experiment with various techniques from yoga, kundalini, qi gong and more – integrated with unique writing prompts. Write from a place of deep listening and get in touch with the body’s natural wisdom.

Developing a Home Practice
(includes a modular, yoga sequence to take home). Learn the basics of creating a safe and fun Vinyasa yoga sequence. Once you learn the hows and whys – you can practice on your own and change it up as needed.

Yoga and the Chakras
Learn about the energy centers and how to work with them.

Restorative Yoga Workshop
Perfect for those who need a gentle practice and for those who need to de-stress and calm the mind.

Get Flowin’ – Vinyasa Yoga
Learn the basics of Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Yoga & Sound Healing
Yoga with live music. There’s nothing better.


What people say:

After my day long workshop with Jennifer, the effects still linger on. Jennifer is the best!” – Saeeda H.

“Jennifer has been the basis for which I compare all other yoga classes. She has consistently been the reset button for the ups and downs of my stressful life. Like a quick vacation, I leave feeling refreshed and energized.” – Nia R.

“Jennifer is a most empathic yoga teacher, one who can pull off the challenge of a large group with diverse levels and needs, and simultaneously address the problems of the lone struggler.” – Elgy G.

Jennifer’s retreats are a worthwhile experience. They’re carefully considered and well executed. You’ll be in an emotionally safe, happy place and your body and mind will say ‘thank you.’ – Bev E.

The space held by Jennifer for retreat participants allowed something to open up for me and I experienced a deep, inner sense of space. I have been in a period of intense activity for a long time and I enjoyed the retreat structure that allowed us the freedom to either explore the outdoors or choose to go inside. It has been quite a memorable experience.” – Kripa

“The Embodied Writing workshop was everything I had hoped it would be and more. The format helped create a meditative atmosphere conducive to learning and writing. Through this practice I received several insights related to bringing more joy into my life, a request from my body to move around more when I’m at work and advice from my heart to reach towards others and to aspirational goals. I also learned some new yoga postures I can use anytime.” – Sarah P.

“Jennifer weaves together music, chanting and Asana in a beautiful setting that is truly inspirational.” – Jonah L.

“I felt so rested and relaxed after restorative yoga and a massage at the retreat. It was just what I needed. I’ve been feeling the benefits all week long!” – Veronique J.