Join us for a Magical Weekend Yoga Retreat for Beginners
Realign your body, mind and soul as you relax, breathe deeply and stretch into a new you. Come along with us and begin your journey to a better life as you gain the techniques and skills to use yoga as a therapy for your body and mind. Now backed by science, your path to a better future, laid by people over a millennia ago, includes engaging in Hatha yoga practices of breathing, postures and more. Reclaim your focus and drive in life by re-balancing your body with yoga. Learn the basics with us to begin your lifelong path towards health and happiness during one of our beginner yoga retreats.
“Yoga can reduce high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, and stress, all risk factors for heart disease.”
– Larry Phillips, MD Cardiologist
Experience A Yoga Retreat At Your Level
Come escape from the fast paced life of modern society to reclaim your calm center during our beginner weekend yoga retreats at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, nestled into the beautiful rolling hills of northeast Missouri. Get in tune with your inner wisdom, bask in the soothing sounds of nature, and breathe into a new you as you discover the keys to wellness. Ground yourself, reconnect with your body and create peace of mind by joining us for your very own eco-friendly yoga and meditation retreat.
“Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self-control. Energy within and energy without.”
– The Bhagavad Gita – Sacred Hindu Sanskrit Scripture
Learn to deeply relax to reduce your stress, improve your sleep and more.
You can improve your body and life in a myriad of ways through the yoga practices you will learn at our yoga retreat. Through the consistent relaxation practices you will gain the knowledge that will enable you to boost your immune system by reducing your stress response system. This means a reduction of digestive problems, better sleep, lowering heart risks and so much more. Let us help you begin a daily practice that can change your life for the better by signing up today.
“A national survey found that over 55% of people who did yoga found that it helped them get better sleep. Over 85% said yoga helped reduce stress.”
– Co-author of the Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga.
Develop a scientifically proven self care practice that will feed you for years to come.
With the pressures of modern day society creating stress, depression, and other health issues, yoga is a powerful tool to live a happier and healthier life. In fact, yoga is scientifically proven to be a way to enhance your body’s response to illness, stress, depression and a vast amount of health issues that stem from those problems. Furthermore, you can ward off destructive emotions and tendencies as you bring more awareness to your inner self. This mode of self awareness and self care can enrich your life and create cycles of positive self growth and self care habits. Make 2020 the year you create a happier you by nailing your self care routine after attending one of our yoga weekend retreats.
“Yoga doesn’t take time, it gives time.”
-Ganga White, White Lotus Foundation founder
Experience Your Yoga Retreat in a Feminist, Earth Centered Ecovillage
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage embodies the principles of yoga as a community committed to non-violence, personal growth and the cultivation of wellness for all beings, human and non-human alike. You will find kindred spirits among many of the members here, who enjoy their own regular practices of yoga and meditation. There will be plenty of time to explore our beautiful 280 acres of Midwestern prairie and woodland, our spacious natural swimming pond (skinny dipping allowed), and our unique village filled with more than thirty handcrafted buildings. Join us for this outstanding opportunity to rejuvenate your mind and body, surrounded by nature and the kind, loving people of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage.
Begin Your Journey to a New You, Sign Up Below:
Yoga Retreat 1: May 22-25 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Yoga Retreat 2: July 2-5 (4th of July weekend)
1 Dancing Rabbit Lane, Rutledge, MO 63563
Meals provided from dinner on arrival day through lunch on departure day.
Dancing Rabbit’s eco-cafe and B&B, the Milkweed Mercantile, will be preparing all of the course meals – and really good food is their specialty! We can work with a range of dietary needs – let us know your particulars when you fill out the registration form. Please note that we will do our best to accommodate different dietary needs but cannot guarantee that we will be able to, and you may need to bring supplemental food.
The event fee includes camping accommodations, which includes shower and composting toilet access. Some tent platforms will be available.
Indoor accommodations are available to rent during the event for an additional fee. We have several options: rooms in cabins, private homes, and the bed & breakfast. Email us after you register to see what’s still available.
3 Day Yoga Retreat Event Cost: $597
This fee is all-inclusive and covers: instructor fees, food, tent platforms, showers, composting toilet, wifi, access to our common house as well as our 280 acre property with swimming ponds and walking trails.
If you will be driving, here’s our address: 1 Dancing Rabbit Lane, Rutledge MO 63563
If you’re not driving, you’ll need to make arrangements to take a plane or train to one of the towns near our community. We will arrange for a car to pick you up and take you back at the right times for a $60 fee. Before making travel reservations, make sure that you have confirmed your spot in our program, and that you have checked in with our Correspondent to confirm the details; he can tell you the most reliable and affordable way to get here. We have hosted hundreds of visitors over the years and we know the routine – you don’t need to reinvent the wheel!