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A sampling of some of the 2016-17 retreats offered at Flowing Waters
Flowers and Butterflies of the Siskiyous, July 8-10, 2016
Mt Eddy’s alpine meadows and pure water lakes are famous for spectacular wildflowers and butterflies, and an easy view filled drive just up the road. Check out carnivorous Pitcher Plants, alpine white Parnassius, and Towering Delphinium. We are delighted to offer this second field study with the Siskiyou Field Institute. For a week in the wild, follow it with the next weekend’s Dragonfly workshop! www.thesfi.org or 541 597 8530
Dragonflies of the Siskiyous, July 15-17, 2016
We’re buzzing about a second summer with master teachers Kathy and Dave Biggs,
authors of Common Dragonflies of California (2015 was sold out!). Their chock full workshop will mesmerize and teach. The 1st day delves into the fascinating world of dragonflies, their unique biology and lifecycle, followed by an afternoon in the field. The 2nd day presents uncommon species and a trip to a beautiful high mountain lake, stream and fen. Offered by the Siskiyou Field Institute at www.thesfi.org or 541 597 8530
Full Moon Sacred Mountain, August 4 to 7 , 2017
In the style of Thich Nhat Hanh, this Annual Retreat is guided by his ordained practitioners. Practice joyful mindfulness together with meditation, mindful eating, small group sharing and creekside walking meditation. Enjoy your solo personal time or time with your friends. Swim the Flowing Waters creek, hike the spectacular Mt Shasta area, breath with the cedars, wildflowers, and fir. Inspiring Video dharma talks with TNH, as well as The Five Trainings bring mindfulness into your daily life. For Beginners and all levels of experience. Friends & Family welcomed. CLICK on title for flyer and more information.
Mt Shasta Yoga Ashram with Hiking, Aug. 24 to27, 2017
Strengthen & deepen your Yoga, have time to reflect on your life, and laugh & play together in this 4 day yoga ashram. Daily Yoga asana, meditation with pranayama, healthy foods, solo mountain reflections, hiking to 2 spectacular, less traveled places and swimming in pure lakes. For experienced yogis who are ready to deepen their understanding of their practice and/or teaching. Laurel is a well known SF Bay Area yoga teacher, owner of Flowing Waters Retreat, certified by 3 schools of yoga, with a lifetime of teaching yoga. Laurel Houghton, email@example.com
The Sacred Mountain and The Silent Soul of Words, TBA (Thurs-Sun)
Exploring the heights and depths, both inner and outer, and listen for the poems–clear as the mountain air–that reside there. With Prartho Sereno, award winning poet, California Poet in the Schools, painter and long-time meditation teacher. Please click on the title for more information. Listen to: www.prarthosereno.com