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Yoga Retreat for Sign Language Interpreters | Lila Lolling | Sivananda Yoga Ranch

Yoga Retreat for Sign Language Interpreters

Wednesday, May 17 – Sunday, May 21
Taught By: Lila Lolling & Betsi Heithaus
Tuition: $325
Accommodation: Cost Varies

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This beautiful yoga retreat is tailored for ASL interpreters to take four days and give back to your Self. This popular retreat enhances your personal and professional life on a multitude of levels. Join yoga instructors, Lila Lolling DeafYoga Foundation founder and veteran ASL Interpreter Betsi Heithaus, for a long weekend dedicated to uncovering your Inner Greatness.

This retreat offers 3.55 RID CEUs, however you must attend all sessions to earn them. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly. Please note all homemade meals are organic and vegetarian/vegan based.

Yoga Retreat Schedule

Wednesday, May 17

2:00pm – Welcome and Tour
3:00pm – Meet and Greet, Personal Intention
4:00pm – Yoga Class Designed for Interpreters
6:00pm – Organic Homemade Dinner
7:00pm – Retreat Intentions and Goals
8:00pm – Satsang (Meditation, Kirtan/Chanting, Spiritual Lecture)

Thursday, Friday & Saturday | May 18, 19 & 20

6:00am – Satsang (see above)
8:00am – Yoga Interpreting Class & Practicum
10:00am – Organic Brunch
11:00am – Karma Yoga, Learning the Art of Selfless Giving
12:00pm to 1pm – Workshops
2:00pm to 3:30pm – Workshops
4:00pm – Interpreting Yoga Practicum
6:00pm – Organic Dinner
8:00pm – Satsang

Sunday, May 21

6:00am – Satsang
8:00am – Putting all the Pieces Together: Journal Making & Review
10:00am – Organic Brunch
11:00am to 1:00pm – Closing Ceremony and Certificates
1:00pm – Departure

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.

Workshop Topics

• The “How To’s” of Interpreting Yoga Classes and Workshops
• ASL Yoga Vocabulary, Learning the Basics
• Avoiding Professional Burn Out from RID & Yoga Perspectives
• Understanding the Turbulent Mind: Moving from External to Internal Happiness
• Sitting Sustainably: Insights for a Seated Lifestyle
• How to Meditate and its Benefits
• Benefits of Yoga Postures

and so much more…

For more information please visit: Lila’s website

Retreat Cost

$325 Tuition + Accommodations

Course tuition includes manuals, certificates and personalized journal. Accommodation includes two meals daily and access to Russian sauna and hiking trails.

Arrival & Departure Information

•   Arrival – Wednesday 2:00 pm

•   Departure – Sunday 12:00 pm

Course Tuition

The course tuition is for the workshop and does not include accommodation. Your accommodation rate includes Satsang, vegetarian meals and Hatha yoga classes which are offered daily.

Ashram Daily Schedule

5:30am     Wake up Bell
6:00am     Morning Satsang*
8:00am     Hatha Yoga Practice
10:00am   Organic, Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am   Karma Yoga (Opportunity to Offer Selfless Service)
12:00pm   Afternoon Program & Free Time
4:00pm     Hatha Yoga Practice
6:00pm     Organic, Vegetarian Dinner
8:00pm     Satsang*
10:00pm   Lights Out

* Satsang = 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan/chanting, contemporary spiritual lecture. Daily activity schedule, or possible schedule changes, will be announced during morning Satsang.

Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha yoga asana classes is required in order to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram.


Yoga Retreat for Sign Language Interpreters

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