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COLOR – LOVE ART + NATURE RETREAT TO VERMONT
with Jillian Schiavi + Elizabeth Barnett of Jewel City Yoga in Brooklyn
September 27 – 29 2019
Art and nature lovers, join us with special guest teacher Elizabeth Barnett on this autumn weekend to the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont.
We’ll be exploring and connecting to our love of nature, our expressions of creativity, and our relationship to nourishment. With a weekend full of foliage peeping on hikes, painting workshops, cooking demos, yoga, meditation, and conversations sure to connect us to ourselves and one another, you’ll leave feeling both refreshed and inspired.
There’s also plenty of downtime and free time built into our itinerary, and everyone is encouraged to ‘get what they need.’
Accommodations for 2 nights and 3 days at a colorful, rustic retreat center in the heart of the Green Mountains, Vermont
All meals, snacks, and a in-home Ayurvedic cooking lesson
Twice daily yoga and meditation
Art Workshops and Nature Hikes
EARLY BIRD PRICING
Double occupancy (sharing a room with a friend or partner) – $600
Single occupancy (room to yourself) – $850
Secure with a $250 deposit.
Jewel City Yoga’s Director, Teacher Training Lead Teacher, and 200 Hour ERYT, guides you through daily yoga and meditation, dharma discussions on how to take your practice off the mat and into your daily life, as well as provide inspiring ways for you to connect with your sense of self, and other students.
Elizabeth Barnett received 800-hour teaching certification through Jivamukti Yoga (completed 300-hour training in 2008 and a 500-hour apprenticeship with Jules Febre in 2015). She’s excited by a yoga practice where spirituality, physicality, art & activism meet. Her classes use movement, music, and yogic teachings to cultivate the strength, flexibility, and bravery needed to contribute to healing our outer world and inner selves. Expect a well-rounded yoga asana practice supported by chanting and a playlist that moves you. This practice will invite you to look deeply within and carry what’s learned individually on the mat out into our shared world.
COLORS, AN AUTUMN RETREAT IN VERMONT
Our retreat will begin the afternoon of October 5th as you are introduced to your home a beautiful homestead on 180 acres of rolling hills, antique farmhouses, sugaring cabin, fruit trees, gardens, swimming pond, stonewalls and trails.
Our mornings will begin with a nourishing breakfast watching the fog roll in then unto dyeing in the gardens with the beautiful backdrop of Vermont’s Autumn landscape. We will have deliciously prepared lunches with morning picked ingredients in various location and houses on the property. There will be foraging by the stone walls and through , forest and meadows and we will go heirloom apple picking for pie making . There will opportunity for swimming in a spring filled pond, walks on this magnificent piece of land and take in the beautiful Fall colors of Vermont. There will be opportunity for yoga and meditation throughout. Beautiful dinners will be prepared with local source organic ingredients right from the property and our local famers and we will feast by candlelight while enjoying intimate conversations and time under the stars. We will meet and walk along the artist behind this beautiful farm, who has been natural dyeing for over 49 years, painting and growing heirloom fruit trees and meditating on this beautiful land we will pause at his favorite spot with big hot mugs of freshly pressed cider and famous doughnuts by the incredible Red Sky Trading. We will make flower crowns with a local flower farmer and we will have a very special campfire dinner under the beautiful night sky. Our last day will be filed with dyeing with food waste after lunch our afternoon will be taking in our surroundings as we prepare to gather for a a harvest feast celebrating new friendships and gratitude with new recipes that will Inspire your thanksgiving meal as well as a few special surprises throughout.
Day One Learning
Maggie will teach how to turn food scrapes and waste into magnificent colors, You will dye a bread bag and tote.
Day Two Learning
Maggie will teach Indigo. From India to Japan to Greece- Indigo has been the foundation of century old textile Traditions. You will learn about indigo as dye material and dye a linen apron as well as personal fiber, whether an old garment, shoes or something new.
Day Three Learning
Maggie will teach you bundle dye as you design and steam dye a silk scarf with foraged flowers from the property and answer questions.
All Materials for Dyeing including special pieces that will be gifted for you to dye as well as the opportunity to bring your own.
We do hope you can join us for this beautiful Autumn workshop retreat, in this very special place. Our days will be filled with learning, making, strolling, gathering, conversation and feasting surrounded with gorgeous Autumn color that makes Vermont so special. we can already feel how magical it will be.
Attendees: Limited to Ten
Fee : $1850. 00 shared room ( private available ) .
50% ($925.00)due at signing and final payment due August 15Th.
Snack and drinks throughout the workshop
Supplies and Materials
Due to the nature of this workshop there s no refunds so please know you can attend before booking.