Community of Play Retreat
Acro Connection, Natural Fitness, Social Justice and More
JEFF MANDELL is devoted to bringing peace and joy to the world by teaching people how to flip upside down with a partner. He is a certified AcroYoga teacher, Laughter Yoga teacher, massage therapist, and conflict management specialist. Jeff enjoys building community through play and exploration. Learning AcroYoga with Jeff may be hazardous to your life as you know it; side effects may include laughing uncontrollably, discovery of super-human strength and balance, deep connections to utter strangers, and a sudden, irreversible urge to be part of the creative process.
ABBI JAFFE is an embodiment activist and teacher, bodyworker, social worker and community builder. With her easeful, cultivated presence she authentically moves like a playful and listening animal, dancing with the earth in each moment. Abbi inspires others to follow their own body's curiosity and impulses, embrace grief and celebration, unleash their radiant resilience, and to be exquisite. Learn more at http://www.theeverythingspace.com/about.html
LORI FLOWER is an expert at play as she expresses her inner child & creative freedom daily. Well versed in yoga since 1994, teaching since 2000, Flower is highly disciplined in movement practice & also teaches acro yoga. She is a professional Thai Bodyworker & nurtures life as a mother and herbalist. She inspires and encourages others through collaboration. She conveys delight in expansion of mind, while challenging the physical body :-)
September 29- Oct. 1st, 2017
Location: Dharma Door, Underhill VT
Friday 6pm- Sunday noon
with Lori Flower, Abbi Jaffe & Jeff Mandell
Join seasoned facilitators Lori, Jeff and Abbi for a weekend of FUN & PLAY in a beautiful mountain retreat setting.
Playful activities to also include: awareness games, presence practices, group creative process, time in nature, mindful eating and more. What makes you feel relaxed, awake, ready to find playfulness and joy?
We will have dialogue and movement around the topics of social justice and embodiment activism.
And of course, we will enjoy Acro Yoga Connection, Natural Fitness, Thai massage & a Dance party!
Great food! ( We will take turns cooking for each other. You will make one meal with 1-2 other people and then be fed 3 other meals that other participants will make. Bring your own breakfast.)
Ask us about the local lodging options.
12 participants Max
$175 Pre-registered by August 1st
$250 if registering up between August 1- August 30th.
$300 Late bird… September registration( if space allows)!
ALL Levels of experience welcome.
Register by sending in a $50 non-refundable deposit.
Register here: https://dharmadoorretreat.fullslate.com/