Balancing the MOON Retreat - Nurturing the WOMAN inside.
A welcome circle followed by candle-lit yin class sets off the tone of this two-day holistic retreat designed to nourish & rebalance the female hormonal system. With yin & yang yoga healing, nutritional support, creative arts therapy, mindfulness meditation and more.
Fri January 6 2017 5.30-7.30pm,
VENUE: Kookaburra Creek Yoga (PERTH, AUSTRALIA)
PRICE: $400AUD non-residential EARLY BIRD book by Dec 5 2016
Full Fee $500 AUD from Dec 6 2016
Includes a Yoga Tune Up ® Coregeous Ball (RRP $35) great for rolling and releasing daily stress, and particularly useful for healthy circulation to reproductive organs and hormone balance.
OPTIONAL HORMONE TESTING : IDEAL TO DO BEFORE RETREAT
(If you would like a saliva hormone profile Lee our naturopath and fertility specialist can explain results in our women's circle. Lee can send kit to you and you can pay test lab direct. Lab fee is $140. Your results will be emailed to Lee's clinic ** NOTE best done on Days 19-21) Queries email@example.com
Women we are not meant to suffer every month!
Our menstrual cycle is an organic & potent, stress sensitive feedback system. Which if understood & consciously nurtured, fosters a natural, highly charged state of heightened intuition, insight, psychic skill & creativity.
This retreat aims to equip women with empowering self-knowledge and practical tools to better understand their cycles, reverse symptoms of hormonal imbalance, & to restore balance into our busy lives, in a nurturing supportive environment.
• Tools to alleviate Pre-Menstrual Tension, Anxiety, Depression, Irritability & Mood Swings
• Yoga Poses to alleviate Menstrual Discomfort such as Cramps, Lower Back Pain, Heaviness & Fatigue.
• A solid understanding of the physiology & psychology of our hormonal cycles.
• Foods that support healthy hormonal balance
• How to harmonise with the 4 phases of the 28day moon cycle & reconnect with the rhythms of nature
• Creative practices to consciously be with the increased sensitivity & arising emotional states of menstruation through to menopause, re-establishing harmony & well-being.
Discover how to turn pain & suffering into transformation. Reconnect with the inherent power of menstruation through to menopause as a woman's innately embodied spiritual practice.
"I believe what we eat, how we move, breathe, think and the lifestyle choices we make have an enormous potential to influence our hormones and health" Lee-Anne Heron ND
Facilitators: Tina Nance, Carrie Herbert, Lee-Anne Heron
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TINA NANCE (Senior Teacher Trainer YOGA BARN, UBUD E-RYT 500, RT, DipHSc)
Tina Nance has been practicing Yoga for over 19 years and teaching yoga & women's work around the globe since 2003, in classes, workshops, retreats and yoga teacher trainings.
Tina is trained in both Classical Indian Yoga & Chinese Taoist Yoga, & specialises in Yin Yoga & Yoga Therapy.
Tina is deeply passionate about creating opportunities for people of all backgrounds to connect directly & experientially with their body-mind and Spirit via the Yogic Arts, & is the founder of TNYT Yoga Therapy; a fusion of Indian Hatha Yoga & the 5 Element Meridian System of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Tina works within the understanding that many of the contractions of the body-mind, are a manifestation of an identification with thoughts and behaviors that are misaligned with the truth of who we are. Tina's yoga is therefore focused on consciously unraveling our body-mind's contractions with guided awareness.
Cultivating the art of deep presence, focused awareness & conscious breath within each asana, exploring all eight limbs of yoga simultaneously, on the mat. Re-establishing health and harmony by un-obstructing the flow of prana through the body's energy channels, while connecting to our innate essence as loving presence, containing & embracing all that arises . Inviting Integration of body, mind & Spirit.
In recent years Tina has specialised in Yin Yoga & Mindfulness, and Yoga Therapy for Women's Wellness, travelling and teaching throughout Australia, Europe and Asia.
Tina is currently a resident yoga teacher & teacher trainer at The Yoga Barn in Bali, Indonesia. Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500, Dip Ki Yoga Therapy, Dip Health Sciences, Dip Shiatsu, Dip Remedial Massage, Dip Energy Healing. You can find her online at www.tinanance.com
LEE-ANNE HERON, ND (E-RYT, BNat, AdvDip Herb Med, Dip Hom, RT, PT, Yoga Tune Up Certified)
Lee is a naturopath, yoga instructor, international wellness educator and mum of three (aged 11, 9 and nearly 7). She believes what we think, eat, do and say and how we breathe can impact our health.
Lee has been working in the health industry for over 20yrs and practicing as a naturopath for over 15 yrs, specialising in women's health, functional anatomy and healthy movement patterns. Her yoga practice dates back as far and Lee specialises in Yin Yoga teaching as well as Yoga Tune Up Balls as she believes these have a huge capacity to impact hormones, nervous system, digestion, immunity, flexibility of mind and body and general vitality.
Over the years Lee has fused her nutrition, naturopathic, remedial massage, PT and yoga training to develop a yin and yoga tune up hormone balancing floor yoga, accessible to every body.
Lee has diverse experience teaching and lecturing throughout Australia, Asia, USA and working with high profile sports teams like the Australian Hockeyroos and has been featured in international yoga training videos.
But mostly Lee is a down to earth lady who loves to share what she finds useful and aims to give you naturopathic and yoga tips that you can immediately use day to day to improve your hormonal balance and overall health.
CARRIE HERBERT BN (Hons), PGCE, Int Arts Psychotherapist, UKCP, Reg Supervisor
Carrie Herbert is an Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, qualified Trainer, supervisor and consultant. As Director of Arts Therapy Services for Ragamuffin International, Carrie’s role combines overall management of Ragamuffin’s work in the UK and overseas.
Carrie has extensive experience with asylum seekers and refugees, mental health trauma and abuse, conflict and post conflict work, therapeutic training and supervision.
Specialising in Creative Arts Therapy, Carrie often provides creative outlets for evoking introspection, self-expression and clarity about what matters in life and creates inspiration and plans that embody and nurture the essence of these (creating lasting habits), assisting retreat attendees plan to live the life they love beyond retreat.
Carrie is also a photographer, musician (saxophone/guitar) and singer/songwriter, with an interest in all of the arts for expression, social action and change. She has provided international trainings in Asia, India, Indonesia, Peru, Russia, HK, Singapore, Kazakstan, Mexico, Turkey and Cambodia.
You can read more about Raggamuffin at www.ragamuffinproject.org