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Infinite Space: A Yoga and Meditation Retreat. Sacred Valley, Peru.


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Elevate your practice by joining us for yoga, meditation, exploration and star gazing. Immerse yourself in the Sacred Valley of Peru, known for its powerful spiritual energy. Yoga and meditation sessions will be appropriate for all levels and designed to support our journey. Practice slow flow, breath work, yin and restorative yoga plus more as we ease into this sacred space where sky meets mountain.

Steeped in ancient Incan, Andean, and Amazonian culture, Peru is a country rich in both ecological and cultural diversity; it is a place where long-held traditions continue to live in the hearts and minds of the people. Join us as we honor and learn from the land, culture, and traditions of Peru while exploring practices rooted in ancient India.

This retreat includes the option to add-on an overnight tour of Machu Picchu to the end of your experience.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
7 nights accommodations
Three meals per day starting with lunch on the first day and ending with breakfast on the last day
Round-trip group transport to/from the Cusco Airport
2-3 daily yoga/meditation classes
Guided waterfall hike
Personal retreat time (having time to nap, explore, walk, read, and just be)

LEADERS- TRACY MATTHIAS & JENNY TUMAS
Tracy Matthias RYT is a long time practitioner of yoga, beginning a formal practice in 2001. Tracy completed her teacher training with Jenny Tumas and has over 1500 teaching hours. Tracy has taken additional workshops with Jenny Tumas, David Swenson, PJ Heffernan, Jules Mitchell, and Zoe Mai and enjoys checking out regional Ashtanga studios and classes. Tracy is registered with the Yoga Alliance; which sets standards for high-quality instruction and community enrichment through yoga.

Tracy is the owner and primary instructor at Lotus Root Yoga LLC in Ripon, Wisconsin.

Tracy enjoys teaching and practicing Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative and Gentle Yoga. Her methodical approach to breath awareness and sequences will leave you feeling refreshed, euphoric and with newfound strength and flexibility. Tracy embraces the wisdom of the Ashtanga sequence – offering custom instruction, variations and hands-on assists if desired. Tracy also incorporates Ayurvedic considerations into her sessions.

Jenny Tumas has been teaching yoga since 2001. Since then she has taught nearly 9000 hours of group classes. She completed teacher trainings at the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, at Om Yoga Center in New York, and at Bay Area Yoga in Green Bay. She is also certified by Judith Lasater as a Relax & Renew trainer in Restorative Yoga and completed a 10-day intensive Yin/Yang Yoga training course with Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers. Registered with the Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500 and YACEP (provider of CE), she has led 200-hour yoga teacher trainings, shorter trainings, workshops, and retreats. She owned her studio, Marigold Yoga, for almost ten years.

Jenny has studied extensively with Kathleen Kelly, Michael Stone and Zoe Mai. She has also studied with Cyndi Lee, Jill Miller, Emilie Conrad, Surya Little, and Jules Mitchell. Jenny is a Reiki Master teacher and teaches Sanskrit 1 & 2 courses for the American Sanskrit Institute.

She offers students practices which blend traditional yoga forms, such as Ashtanga, with contemporary forms and novel approaches based on current and evolving understandings of biomechanics and options for individual bodies. Her classes blend elements of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Restorative Yoga—with a focus on the breath and making yoga accessible to everyone.

ACCOMMODATIONS
The retreat center’s name translates as “love from the ancient forest.” It is nestled in an oasis of native plants and fruit trees, nourished by a magnificent waterfall in the Sacred Valley of Peru. This lovely spot is in the Andes Mountains and home of the twelve mountains known as Apus—“luminous beings.” Those who come to the center have the opportunity to commune directly with these mountains, as well as with the local curanderos and pacos (healers), who engage with us for ritual and Despacho ceremony.

The guests at this center enjoy delicious meals with locally-grown and lovingly-prepared ingredients. Each guest room is a reflection of the Peruvian culture of the Sacred Valley. The entire center embodies kindness, love, and wholeness that seem to permeate the magical place.

Learn more and register here:
https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-tracy-jenny/

Earlier Event: September 17
Ripon Senior Center - Free Yoga at Lotus Root