Asana, Pranayama and Dhyana: Doorways to the Self with Patricia Walden

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 to Sunday, August 23, 2020

“In [daily] life, the brain and the heart exist as separate entities with little commonality. We live with tremendous disparity between intellect and emotion. The true art of meditation is to unify these two. This is when the state of Dhyana is attained – the state where the Self, hitherto perceived as shackled and limited, radiates in boundless glory.” ~ BKS Iyengar

Join Patricia Walden, one of Guruji’s Senior teachers to explore how the practice of asana and pranayama can open doorways to connect with one’s deeper Self. The daily life of a modern yoga practitioner can bring about feelings of confusion, disconnection and uncertainty. The journey of yoga provides a portal that, when opened, establishes a clear connection and communion between one’s outer world and innermost core.

This retreat is held at the historic Enfield Shaker Museum. Founded in 1793 and located on the shore of Mascoma Lake in the valley the Shakers called the Chosen Vale, the museum includes a number of historic buildings on 21 acres. The retreat experience is designed to take you deeper into your practice by allowing time and space for quiet reflection.

Residential options include all yoga classes, shared room, 3 incredible vegetarian/vegan meals a day and access to the Shaker Museum grounds for quiet enjoyment. Program includes evening activities such as an evening of chanting and viewing of rare historic footage of Guruji.
Commuter options vary - see website for further details.

Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, NH
Seasoned students - see website for requirements
Registration Instructions

Visit our website for details and to register. Questions can be directed to Kerry Doyle,

Contact Information
Chosen Vale, Inc. dba Enfield Shaker Museum
(802) 522-6025

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