Yoga experiences that expand beyond the one hour class on the mat provide opportunity to explore the deeper dimensions of yoga. Expand your awareness and integrate your practice through new yogic adventures with a workshop or retreat that dives deeply into a subject. Our workshops change regularly, so check back monthly to see what we have up and coming.
Heartwood offers only a few day retreats or weekend events each season which will be listed. We do not offer open schedule personal retreats or longer stays other than specific yoga training programs, but you can book a private day retreat for your group of 8 or more, and we design a special day focused on your interests and goals for the gathering.
Thursday and Friday,Oct. 15 & 16 9:00am-noon
The key to happiness is understanding and recognizing our gifts and how they are meant to be shared to live with a spiritual embodiment of the essence of what makes us feel whole and authentic. This course focuses on the Bhagavad Gita’s theme that everything in the universe has an ultimate purpose and living in accord to your divine design is required for authentic happiness and wellbeing. The workshop explores our role and purpose in life and includes writing a life mission statement, exploring what it is to discover and live one’s dharma, and how dharma is viewed in a spiritual context. This course covers dharma in both the classic and contemporary application, exploring our social dharma, personal dharma, adharma and more.
Workshop Fee - &70.00
Wednesday, Oct. 14
This full day workshop explores the Feminine divine through the eyes of yoga. We will learn about Shiva & Shakti energy, female archetypes, the Mahavidyas, and definitions of the sacred feminine while honoring and embracing our deepest nature. In addition to building awareness, this workshop will introduce chanting, imagery, meditations and exercises to awaken, honor and explore the feminine divine for deeper self-acceptance, self-love and authentic connections to our existence.
This workshop is a second day of coursework addressing "Healing women". Day one is focused on yoga therapy for women's issues, including gender bias, womb healing, and how yoga addresses the struggles of women today. For information on adding this course, please visit here.
Feminine Divine Workshop Fee: $195.00
Sept 6 - Oct. 4: Sundays 4:00-5:30 pm
If you have always wanted to dive into the deeper dimensions of yoga and been inspired to explore the profound teachings which, applied to your life, create remarkable transformation, the place to begin is through an introduction to the Yamas and Niyamas and core teachings of the Yoga Sutras. This course offers 6 hours of prerecorded lectures with journaling exercises for self-paced study. In addition we meet on zoom where students can share experiences and discuss the teachings in depth. Take your practice beyond the mat and open your eyes to a whole new way of looking at the world as you see life through the yoga spectrum. With so much going on in the world, now is a perfect time to journal, ponder, and explore these teachings.
Zoom meetings take place Sunday afternoons from 4:00-5:30 from Sept. 6, to Oct. 4 (5 sessions). Students who can not join us in real time, can watch these meetings later. Students have lifetime access to the prerecorded content and exercises.
Yoga Sutras Online with Ginny Shaddock: $150.00
Due to Covid, this event is suspended until a later time.
The yoga wheel is a fascinating prop to enhance and expand the hatha mat practice. Used as a curved block, arching support, or moving flexibility enhancer, the yoga wheel offers new challenges and opportunities to provide insight and discovery into your yoga practice. This workshop, taught by Roberta Rosenthal, RYT-500, offers a variety of exercises and uses for the wheel and notes are provided.
Workshop Fee - 30.00
TBA- Next event Jan. 2020
Social Media has infinite possibilities to promote and monetize your teaching and wellness services. If you're interested in promoting your existing business or would like to be hired by brands or companies as a teacher or digital influencer, this workshop will teach you how to plan, create and grow your online presence, decide which social media platforms will meet your needs, and how to reach potential clients. The knowledge you gain will help you position yourself in the internet as a valuable brand.
Workshop Fee: $50.00
Heartwood is home of the Florida Reiki Association and in addition to Reiki Shares, we offer Reiki training in levels 1-4.
Select Saturdays, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Most people who come to Heartwood are awestruck by the beautiful Chakra Stained Glass Windows in our Yoga Center. Artist Bonnie Francais is both a yoga teacher and artist who shares stained glass classes as a way of inviting mindful participants to produce something beautiful for display at home reflective of their yoga journey, while also being engaged in art and personal expression as a creative meditation. This class is limited to 5 participants. Stained glass project classes are offered approximately every 6 weeks.
Each class $65.00 (Class 40.00, Supply fee 25.00)
On Hold due to Covid!
We strive to help students learn the beautiful spectrum of yoga beyond what can be gained in a one hour class on the mat. Check out our free online courses to learn more about yoga.
Due to Covid, this event has been suspended until a later time.
Enjoy a rejuvenating day featuring wine tasting, yoga and meditative activities to honor your heart center. This day of self-love will allow you to drink in the serenity of the healing space at Heartwood Retreat Center enjoying the beautiful grounds including Chakra garden and Labyrinth and Meditation Gazebo. Restore heart & soul in a blissful, tranquil Yoga Nidra practice. Create your very own hand-etched wine glass and aromatherapy products including an eye pillow. Sip wine during a tasting with a professional wine expert. (Wine will be available to purchase from the presenter to enjoy at home.) Savor the seasonal tastes of a vegetarian supper. Other surprises if the day will be sure to touch your heart!
Retreat Fee - $ 85.00, Includes wine tasting, dinner, art materials and a lovely day of activity.
A uniquely designed retreat can enhance your family celebration or business gathering.
Heartwood specializes in yoga workshops and teacher training with RYS-200 & RYS-300 programs and IAYT yoga therapy . We also have certifications in restorative, yin, chair, senior, trauma and other specialties.