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Balanced and Awake: Zen and Yoga to Harmonize Mind and Body

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Letitia Bartlett
Kanzan David Zimmerman
with Letitia Bartlett and Kanzan David Zimmerman
August 21-24 (Thursday-Sunday)

All are welcome.

Breathe, open and unravel. Release and drop into authentic joy and repose during this weekend of Yoga and Zen.


Through the practices, postures, and rhythms of Iyengar Yoga and Zen meditation, this retreat will guide you into an experience of relaxed, grounded stability and compassionate awareness. As we develop the poses, we release everyday stresses and challenges so that breath, ease, and vitality can flourish. We will focus on developing alignment, stillness, expansiveness, and clarity of mind and body. With a light-hearted approach, Letitia will help individual students express the poses fully and joyfully. Through Zen teachings, David will support us to deepen our connection to our natural state of equanimity and insight.


Retreat fee: $240 ($204/member)




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Letitia Bartlett

Letitia Bartlett has been teaching yoga for 20 years. She is a graduate of the San Francisco Iyengar Institute and studied in Pune, India with the Iyengar family. In addition to teaching yoga, Letitia works as a clown, mime and acting teacher in San Francisco. She has taught at American Conservatory Theater, The Academy of Art University, and Stanford University.

Kanzan David Zimmerman

Kanzan David Zimmerman has been practicing Zen for over 20 years, was ordained by Rev. Teah Strozer in 2006, and spent 8 years at Tassajara. He currently lives at City Center where he serves as SFZC Program Director, is a co-facilitator of Queer Dharma, and co-leads workshops on "Transforming Depression and Anxiety" with Dr. Lee Lipp.