Dive deeper into the ancient teachings and practices of yoga during this personal and professional yoga retreat for ASL interpreters and ITP students. Designed to give you the experience of rejuvenation and relaxation, the intentional schedule includes daily yoga classes, meditation, forest bathing, interpreting yoga practicums, ASL vocabulary classes, self-reflection, and more.
Lila Lolling is a long-time Sivananda affiliate yoga instructor and spiritual teacher for nearly 20 years. She is a dedicated yoga and permaculture practitioner who has lived and taught in traditional yoga ashrams around the world. Lila is the author of Walking the Ancient Path of Yoga, founder of EcoYoga Life and DeafYoga Foundation. She is a lighthearted, honest, and sincere yoga teacher who offers all who study with her inspiration to live a life of peace, joy, and purpose. Lila is fluent in American Sign Language.www.lilalolling.com
Andrea Perry-Schock, NIC
Andrea graduated from Columbia College Chicago’s ITP in 2006 with a degree in ASL-English Interpretation. She later obtained her RID certification in 2009. She has been interpreting full time in a variety of settings throughout the New England area for the past twelve years. In addition to her interpreting experience she has been an avid yoga practitioner for the past fourteen years. Her love and passion for Yoga and the Deaf community intertwined when she attended her first Yoga Retreat for Sign Language Interpreters in 2014. It is after this first retreat that she had a calling to provide accessible Yoga to the Deaf community.
The Ranch's Daily Schedule
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
12:00pmAfternoon Program& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
Satsang & Yoga Classes
Satsang consists of a 30-minute silent meditation, followed by 30 minutes of spiritual chanting (kirtan), and finishes with 30 minutes of spiritual lecture.
Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha Yoga Classes is encouraged for your health and well-being and to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram community.