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Yoga of Recovery MODULE: Between the Mat and the Meeting

About This Event

For everyone, including Yoga teachers and health professionals

Health and recovery from addiction and disease involve fully living in the wholeness that you are. By recognizing your innate strengths and stress-response tendencies, you can learn to revitalize your body’s systems rather than to depend on addictive, unhealthy behaviors.

In this Module, you will learn:

Ayurvedic healing tools for all addictive tendencies

Teachings to build a strong foundation for living well, including discussions on stress, digestion, sleep, hygiene, and detoxification

Practices for deep self-care and emotional regulation through simple Ayurvedic daily routines that you can practice at home

Optional 12-step meetings will be offered throughout the course.

If circumstances prevent you from taking the entire module, you have the option to register for Yoga of Recovery®–WEEKEND, on June 18–21, 2020.

Module Information

Prerequisite

Open to all. We suggest at least three months of continuous sobriety for alcohol/chemically dependent guests, as we are not a medical/detox facility. Please contact us if you feel able to attend in your early sobriety—we’d like to ensure that the retreat is the best option for you. Those with eating disorders or behavioral addictions should have enough stability to embark on this work.

Yoga of Recovery® – Module: Between the Mat and the Meeting is part of a longer,  in-depth certification program suitable for professionals and coaches who work with those on journeys of recovery. Each Module is a stand-alone course.

Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities

Yoga Alliance (YA): Approximately 50 contact hours.

You can input your contact hours using your YA login information.

Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate with your program’s total contact hours for a $10 fee (free for IYTA members.) For more information, email IY(contact info blocked).

Integral Yoga 300-hour: 50 hours towards RYT 500 designation

Yoga Therapy: This is one of the elective modules to become certified as an Integral Yoga Therapist

International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT): Approved Professional Development (APD) course eligible for IAYT 50 continuing education credits.

 

 

Testimonials

Yoga of Recovery: Between the Mat and the Meeting not only helped to deepen my understanding of my addictive/destructive behaviors, but gave me specific practices to integrate into my daily life. I’d highly recommend this program to anyone! — Surya Huebner

I thought this program would be a neat recovery boost and a fun getaway. It was so much more! I got more than I could’ve ever imagined. — Past Participant

Just the best place ever. Training was thorough and fascinating. The experience was beyond words. Thank you. — Annie Marks

Venue Highlights

Yogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Accommodations

The all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.

Dormitory
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.

Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.

Tenting
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.

Amenities

  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Organic, vegetarian/vegan food
Labeled ingredients
Lacto-vegetarian
Gluten-free and vegan options
Salad bar
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe

Directions

Yogaville offers transportation from the airport, train and bus stations in Charlottesville, VA. If you are driving Google Maps has reliable turn-by-turn directions.

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