Retreats

Deep Rest and Rejuvenation: A Three Night Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat

October 24th-27th, 2019, along the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa

co-led with Katerina Martin @ Four Mounds Inn

Join us in a three night retreat focused on rest and rejuvenation as we prepare for the transition from Fall into Winter. Through practice, conversations, reflection, and a serene retreat environment, explore how to embrace the darkness of this season, and savor this time of year to move inward and slow down.  Fall is often a time when anxiety increases, and we feel less grounded and centered. Let this retreat be your opportunity to re-set, ground down, and create clarity and support for yourself during the seasonal changes.

 

The Four Mounds retreat center is a beautiful property overlooking the Mississippi River. We will eat nourishing, vegetarian meals made with local produce. Come with a friend or partner, or form new connections throughout this sweet weekend – chatting fireside about yoga, Ayurvedic self care, diet, and lifestyle. There will free time for wandering the grounds, reading, and resting.  

 

Most importantly, this weekend is for YOU – to rest deeply, have fun, and step away from the business of our lives and enjoy the company of like-minded people.  For some, this weekend may be an opportunity to have a gentle and supportive Ayurvedic Fall cleanse, while others use the weekend as a launch for a continued cleanse and self-care program upon returning home.  Whatever the retreat time is for you, the New Moon on Monday, October 28th will support your transition home and integration of this new knowledge into your daily life.  

 

Included in the price

  • 3 nights accommodation at Four Mounds Retreat Center overlooking the Mississippi River
  • Daily meditation, pranayama (breathwork), and asana
  • Nourishing vegetarian Ayurvedic meals and snacks
  • Practices and lifestyle tips for soothing anxiety
  • Yoga Nidra and Chanting
  • Workshops on Ayurvedic self-care and cooking
  • Journaling and creative exploration
  • Time for nature, rest, and reflection

The Retreat begins with arrival on Thursday between 4-5 pm.  The event ends after the morning sessions on Sunday around 11 am.  

Limited Availability for certain room types. Act soon to reserve your spot and room request.

  A $250 deposit will hold your spot if you prefer to pay in 2 installments.  Please email Fannie with your room preference and any other details, or you can add it into “notes” when checking out.

Rooms are available as Shared Twin (2 beds), Shared Queen (1 bed, 2 people), Private Queen, and Private King Suite (for 1 or 2 people)

  • Shared Queen Room w/ shared bath – $645
  • Shared Twin Room w/ shared bath – $745
  • Private Queen Room w/ shared bath- $845
  • Private Queen Room w/ private bath – $895
  • Shared Queen Room w/ private bath – $775
  • Private King Suite w/ private bath – $995
  • Shared King Suite w/ private bath – $795

All rooms listed as “shared bath” share with one other room.

Limited availability of twin rooms, and only 1 King Suite, and 1 Queen with private bath available.

If you plan to share a room, please register with that person, and email Fannie with your plan.

There is one suite type room available with two Queen beds (each with their own room) and a private bath.  The pricing is same as Private Queen Room +Shared Bath.

Our co-host, Katerina, is a yoga instructor and Ayurvedic chef. Katerina completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2016 with Fannie in Iowa City. After graduating college, she worked in research studying the effects of diet on mental health. When she discovered Ayurveda, she immediately connected with the holistic healing science and the ancient wisdom of using food as medicine.  She continued her studies of Ayurveda at the Himalayan Institute, receiving her Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist certification. Last year, Katerina moved to Kauai to work as a chef and yoga instructor at an Ayurvedic retreat center. She is currently living in NYC continuing her training in Ayurvedic cooking. 

For further information, please write to Fannie and Kat with any questions.

fanniehungerford@gmail.com

katerinamartin23@gmail.com