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Touching Earth, Creating Space: A Yoga and Zen Retreat

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Ryushin Paul Haller
Janet Stone
with Janet Stone and Ryushin Paul Haller
August 14-17 (Thursday-Sunday)

All levels.

In the vast and beautiful wilderness that surrounds Tassajara, deeply connect with your body and breath, to experience greater openness of being.

Explore the ancient traditions of yoga and Zen in this long weekend retreat, uniting the teachings of Ryushin Paul Haller in the Zen tradition of liberation through stillness, and the dynamic teachings of Janet Stone through asana, pranayama, mantra, and yoga nidra. In the healing serenity of the Tassajara wilderness, we will remember our connection to the earth that supports us, and use that solid foundation to expand into greater spaciousness in our body, breath, and thoughts. Come prepared to move, sit, celebrate, and sing.

Retreat fee: $240 ($204/member)

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Ryushin Paul Haller

Ryushin Paul Haller, former City Center Abbot, has taught Zen, mindfulness, and meditation for over 25 years throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has created programs that assist with depression and substance abuse, has taught in prisons, and has a long involvement with the Zen Hospice Project. He has been practicing yoga for over 25 years.

Janet Stone

Janet Stone traveled to India in 1996 where she met a powerful yogi and became dedicated to a conscious evolution through yoga. As one of San Francisco's premiere yoga instructors, Janet blends a wealth of knowledge and yoga experience to create a unique, vigorous-yet-sumptuous approach to Vinyasa yoga that effortlessly melds awareness with movement and breath. She also teaches workshops, teacher trainings, and retreats all over the world.