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Yoga Retreat for ASL Interpreters:
Transformation through Trauma
with Lila Lolling, ERYT500 & Andrea Schock, NIC

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - Sunday, May 20, 2018

$325
Yoga Retreat for Sign Language Interpreters at The Sivananda Yoga Ranch

WITH

Lila Lolling
&
Andrea Schock

4.125 RID CEUs being offered
2.10 GS & 2.025 PS

Tuition: $325 + Accommodation or Ashram day rate

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​​This personal and professional yoga retreat for ASL Interpreters is designed to teach you how to live yoga on and off the mat, while giving you tools to confidently interpret yoga classes and workshops. This special retreat is offered only once-a-year and often fills as it is limited to 30 participants.

This year’s theme is “Transformation through Trauma.”

For five days, sign language interpreter Andrea Shock, NIC and yoga instructor Lila Lolling, ERYT500 will guide you through yoga, meditation, interpreting yoga practicums, and vicarious trauma workshops. This long weekend is dedicated to personal investigation and spiritual transformation. We begin our day in community meditation and end the day in the same manner. It is a time of self-reflection, professional development, and community connections.

Join us for this beautiful retreat and learn yoga practices and teachings that will improve your overall happiness, health, and vitality.

Early registration is highly recommended.

RETREAT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 16

​2pm – Arrival and Welcome
4pm – Is Yoga a Religion and Ashram Tour
6pm – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Dinner
7pm – Community Meditation, Group Welcome & Introductions

Thursday, May 17

6am – Satsang (meditation, chanting in Sanskrit, spiritual lecture)
​8am – Yoga Basics in ASL
9am – Chair Yoga: Conscious Processing Breaks for the Workplace
10am – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Brunch
11am – Selfless Service – Karma Yoga
12pm – 2:30pm – “Processing Vicarious Trauma: Professional Session 1”
3pm – 4pm – Self-Care Practicum
4pm – Interpreting Strategies – Ideas, Vocabulary, Spacing, etc.
6pm – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Dinner
8pm – Satsang with interpretation

Friday, May 18

6am – Meditation Walk: weather depending
​8am – Adapted Yoga for ASL Interpreters
10am – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Brunch
11am – Selfless Service – Karma Yoga
12pm – 2:30pm – “Exploring the Sacred Heart: Personal Session 1”
3pm – 4pm – Self-Care Practicum
4pm – Interpreting Practicum: interpreting yoga with evaluations
6pm – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Dinner
8pm – Satsang with interpretation

Saturday, May 19

6am – Satsang with interpretation
​8am – Heart-centered Yoga Class
10am – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Brunch
11am – Selfless Service – Karma Yoga
12pm – 2:30pm – “Feeling Empowered in Trauma”
3pm – 4pm – Self-Care Practicum
4pm – Interpreting Practicum: interpreting yoga with evaluations
6pm – Organic Vegetarian / Plant-based Dinner
8pm – Satsang with interpretation

Sunday, May 20

6am – Satsang with Interpretation
​8am – Power of Your Breath, Pranayama and Yoga Class
10am – Organic Vegetarian/Plant-based Brunch
11am – 12:30pm – Concluding Circle: Certificates & Ceremony
Kindly note room check-out time is 12pm

Please note that the retreat facility is about 2 hours outside NYC. If arriving by plane, it is best to fly into LGA. You will the need to rent a car or take a bus to Port Authority Bus Terminal to catch a bus to Woodbourne, NY.

Retreat Cost

$325 Tuition + Accommodations. Tuition includes manuals, certificates and personalized journal. Accommodation includes two meals daily and access to Russian sauna and hiking trails.

For more information please visit: Lila’s website

Arrival & Departure Information

•   Wednesday – 2:00pm onwards
•   Sunday – 12:00pm (room checkout)

Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?  See more information.

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Andrea 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.

Lila Lolling, ERYT500

Lila has been teaching classical yoga for nearly two decades and she graduated from an ITP in 1996. She has been interpreting and teaching traditional yoga teachings within the Deaf community since 2004. As a board member on an ASL yoga nonprofit, Lila has a front-row seat as Deaf yoga teachers develop yoga signs, techniques, and teachings in ASL. www.lilalolling.com

The Ranch's Daily Schedule

5:30amWake Up
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
10:00amBrunch
11:00amKarma Yoga
12:00pmAfternoon Program
& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
6:00pmDinner
8:00pmSatsang
10:30pmLights Out

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.

Sivananda Yoga Ranch

Details

Start:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
End:
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Cost:
$325

Venue

Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788

Organizer

The Sivananda Yoga Ranch
Phone:
845-436-6492
Email:
yogaranch@sivananda.org
Website:
sivanandayogaranch.org