Music, Meditation and Yoga:

A Retreat at the Milkweed Mercantile

October 18 - 21, 2018

(Thursday - Sunday)

NOTE: The previously published dates of

October 11 - 14 are incorrect 

$475 per person

includes all meals and 14 yoga/meditation classes!

Have you been dreaming of taking a few days off to relax and deepen your yoga practice in a beautiful country setting? All of that and more is available during the Milkweed Mercantile's Yoga Retreat weekends.

 

Our October Retreat weekend will include:

  • staying in a simple, beautiful strawbale inn or other room at Dancing Rabbit 

  • choosing from 14 yoga and meditation classes presented over the long weekend

  • learning from three fantastic teachers and experiencing a variety of modlaities

  • eating delicious meals (and you don't even have to do the dishes!)

  • watching the sunset as you relax on the Mercantile's screened-in porch with a great glass of wine

  • indulging in a theraputic massage and a soak in our hot tub

 

We hope you'll join us!

 

We're teaming up with the fabulous folks of Yoga Sol to present 14 classes (17 hours of instruction) over two full days and two half days. Also included is an intuitive collage workshop, which has become a guest favorite! All participation is optional - do what you want, rest when you want. Yoga classes are held in Casa de Cultura, which was built with dance and yoga in mind; hardwood floors, a wall of mirrors, and an elevated stage for easy view of your instructor. In between classes you can hang out with other participants; enjoy a drink from our full bar (craft beer, local & organic wines, and spirits); take a walk on Dancing Rabbit's 260 acres of gently rolling prairie; walk a labyrinth; nap; read a book, or just relax.

 

Included in the cost of the weekend:

All meals

  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. All organic & local as possible, all made from scratch and absolutely delicious!

All instruction

  • Choose from 14 yoga and meditation classes offered by three skilled instructors. Also included is an intuitive collage workshop, which has become a guest favorite! All participation is optional - do what you want, rest when you want. Classes are held in Casa de Cultura, which was built with dance and yoga in mind; hardwood floors, a wall of mirrors, and an elevated stage for easy view of your instructor.

Plenty of time to relax

  • Utilize our screened front porch, the Mercantile guest lounge, or our hammock!

A tour of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

  • Are you curious about what life is like in a community based on ecological sustainability? A complimentary tour is available on Sunday for interested participants.

Other diversions include the Mercantile's full bar, our hot tub, and several massage therapists who will be available for appointments throughout the weekend. The costs for these are extra.

 

All yoga sessions will be held at the Casa de Cultura (above), which has hardwood floors, a full wall of mirrors,

a mini-stage for the instructor, and ceiling fans. It is located just a dozen steps from the Milkweed Mercantile.

Below left: a session from our April Retreat. Below right: An Intuitive Collage class is always included - we love it!

Tentative Schedule:

Thursday, October 18 - arrive and get settled, and join in our welcome stretch class, followed by happy hour, our hand-crafted pizza for dinner, a break and then restorative yoga.

Friday, October 18 - Three delicious meals, snacks, up to five classes, ample breaks, happy hour, and an optional tour of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage.

Saturday, October 20 - Three delicious meals, snacks, up to five classes, ample breaks, happy hour....

Sunday, October 21 - Breakfast and lunch, two classes, and then warm good-byes. If you're not quite finished relaxing, you are welcome to stay another night.

Questions? Give us a call at 660-883-5522!

Your yoga weekend begins Thursday, October 18th at 3:00 p.m.  and finishes after lunch on Sunday, October 21st.  Classes include a stretch class when you arrive and an evening Restorative Yoga session on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

 ACCOMMODATIONS (not included in cost of weekend)

The Milkweed Mercantile has four rooms available here at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. After the Mercantile is full we can arrange other places to stay at Dancing Rabbit and also have three additional rooms at a super-comfy off-site farmhouse one mile from Dancing Rabbit. Cost is $50 per night per room. Details will be provided after registration.

OR

CAMPING in Dancing Rabbit's Campground - a 3 minute stroll from the Mercantile

- $15 per night ($45 for 3 nights), Saturday, Sunday and Monday

  • You provide your own tent, sleeping gear and towels

  • We provide a tent platform (Tent must fit on a tent platform that measures approximately 8' x 10')

  • Includes access to the Milkweed Mercantile’s showers and toilets. 

To Register, Click Here!

 $475 per person before September 18th

includes all meals and 14 yoga classes!

Cancellation Policy: One-half of workshop fee and one-half of accommodations charge are both due at time of reservation; balance due upon check-in. Full refund (less $25 accounting fee) returned with a full 7 days notice. Less than 7 days notice for a cancellation will result in loss of deposit.