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Saturdays, 10:30 am-12 pm and Sundays, 1-2:30 pm at Modern Macramé, Portland, OR.

Enjoy a warming all-levels hatha yoga class surrounded by plants and natural fibers in the beautiful loft studio of Modern Macramé. The studio is the production home of longtime Portland artist, Emily Katz. Nestled among studios of other local artists and craftsmen, the Modern Macramé space is cozy and calm, with high ceilings, huge windows and lots of natural light. The class is open to all ranges of yoga experience, beginners welcome. My background is in hatha yoga and yoga therapy, and my approach to teaching is inclusive of all different body types, honoring the body's innate wisdom. Feel free to read more about my work at bodyceremony.com. At the end of class, we will enjoy a cup of tea by a local artisan tea company, T Project and you will have time to look more closely at the macrame artwork. There are many other exceptional shops, artist spaces and restaurants close to the studio, which you can choose to explore after our yoga class. I am happy to point you in the right direction!

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 (5 pm) -

Sunday, September 24, 2017 (12 pm)

La Paloma Hot Springs,

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

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Join Fawn and Allison Riegel on the threshold of harvest season for an autumnal adventure retreat in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

Mineral baths have long been associated with longevity and health. Explore the liminal space between seasons, your conscious and unconscious mind, celebration and stillness.

The rhythm of our days will be slow as we soak, bask, and repeat. An explorative and reflective weekend, days and nights will be spacious and flexible to honor each individual's experience. We will engage in movement improvisation, gentle yoga, journaling and creative ritual. Surrounded by nature's grandeur in the vast desert landscape, our time will be infused with deep connection to self and spirit. We will be here for the new moon, the perfect time for star gazing and turning inward. Bathe in the last fires of summer, and transition into the ethereal. One nourishing, communal meal prepared by holistic chef Allison will be shared alongside luxurious siestas, group classes, and lots of free time to explore the bathhouses.

Location: Truth or Consequences, a magical hot springs resort town in Sierra County New Mexico along the Rio Grande, home of the Apache Tribe. Home base for retreat-goers is La Paloma Hot Springs and Spa where you will begin each day with a soak onsite. Downtown is quaint and extremely walkable, with 10 hot springs mineral baths, and various eating options.

Daily Flow: Guided group classes include Movement Improvisation, Yoga, Journaling, Discussion, Walking Meditation

Optional Excursions + Activities: Explore the local scene, walk or bike to all 10 Hot Springs, Readings by Numinous Tarot's Jesse Carsten, visit Geronimo Springs Museum, hike the trails, forage for herbs and treasures, field trip Animas Crystal Labyrinth, Float/Raft the Rio Grande, swim in Elephant Butte Lake, Bosque del Apache is 60 miles away, nearby town of Hillsboro, Spaceport.

Transportation: Truth or Consequences is located along Interstate highway 25 between Albuquerque and Las Cruces. The nearest major airports are in Albuquerque and El Paso each about 150 miles away. Taxi service is available for local excursions, and bicycles will be provided for use around town. Airfare and transportation from the airport are not included. Need A Ride Shuttle service provided by local driver David: 575-740-9499.

Cost: $675 + Lodging

Lodging Options vary in cost from $140-$250 per person for all three nights including onsite bath house privileges. Rooming preferences are chosen at time of registration. Options include: Shared Queen bed, or Private Queen, futon, Shared bedroom, Private bedroom.

Shared shower is near the bath house, is easily accessible and has aromatherapy shower heads. Many guests prefer to use these showers. Deposit $250 by July 15th to reserve your spot.

Refund Policy: deposit is fully refundable before August 20, 2017. After August 20, 2017 no refunds will be given.

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Allison Riegel, RYT 500

My work combines yoga therapy, holistic cooking, and creative practice as interrelated healing modalities. I encourage slowness, inviting inner and outer spaciousness and the cultivation of fertile ground for transformation. Birth of creative energy - and its unbridled flow - emanates from a sensual relationship to our body landscapes. Connection to the earthly body permeates my life and powerfully guides my work. I am a certified Yoga Therapist, Artist and Chef based in Portland, Oregon. I’ve studied Yoga Therapy with Sarahjoy Marsh at Portland's DAYA Foundation, Hatha Yoga with Saul David Raye in Ojai, CA, Plant Spirit Medicine, Magic and Ritual in San Francisco and Portland, and earned a BFA in Art and Design at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Fawn Williams, EYRT 500

I am a yoga therapist, experienced registered yoga teacher, and teacher trainer in Portland, OR. An early adopter of meditation thanks to wonderful parents, I developed a spiritual yoga practice around age 7. My performing arts career launched twenty years ago in Europe singing on tour with the US Youth ensemble. I received my BFA degree in Intermedia from Pacific Northwest College of Art, and am an Adjunct Faculty member at Portland Community College within the Dance Department.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

4-7 pm

Love Hive Yoga

Where do our rituals of yoga and eating intersect? How do we embrace the same awareness we invoke on our yoga mats while we consume our food? How is our journey of inner healing affected by the way we take food into our bodies? Please join us for an evening yoga practice followed by a nourishing meal shared in community. We will have the sweet opportunity to extend and integrate our practice of yoga into the yoga of eating our dinner together with mindfulness and reverence. This lovingly prepared dinner will be vegetarian, including seasonal, organic vegetables and whole grains. Allison is a holistic chef and invites the process of cooking to unfold as a creative language. She selects ingredients with energetic vibrance and infuses her meals with love and intention. Cost is $50 (due to the nature of food preparation, we request pre-registration for this event in order to attend). Register here.

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