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Retreat Spotlight: …Awaken the Power of Compassion Within : Living with an open heart can be a daily reality…

Goddess Tara Retreat with Antoaneta Groeta 

Monday August 21st – Wednesday 23rd, 2017  

Attune with the energy of the heart and invite in the healing power of truth, love, kindness and compassion.

This transformative 3-day Tara Retreat includes:  

Presentation of Goddess Tara • Hatha Yoga Practice (Heart Opening) • “Heart Breathing” Methods • Tara Mantra Chanting • Tara Mantra Japa • AUM Chanting • Tara Visualization Practice • Blowing Upon the Embers of the Heart • Awakening Compassion Meditation (Metta meditation)

Antoaneta will guide you through a variety  simple and effective empowering practices to awaken the power of compassion within yourself {and toward others!).


Plus, enjoy all Shanti has to offer during the summer months like swimming in the St- Lawrence River, canoeing, kayaking, jumping on the water trampoline, reading lakeside under the warm sun, taking a nap in a hammock, cycling around the island, or driving out to Big Sandy Bay beach.

Antoaneta Gotea is a senior yoga teacher and the co-founder of Hridaya Yoga. During the last 20 years she has led meditation retreats, yoga courses and workshops on Tantra, Mystical Relationships and the Divine Feminine in Europe, Asia and North America. She spends many months of the year serving, teaching and practicing at the Hridaya Yoga headquarter in Mazunte, Oaxaca in Mexico. She is skilled at holding the space for sacredness and transformation. She creates an intimate atmosphere in which participants feel comfortable going deeper into themselves.



Click here for weekend schedule, rates, registration and more information

Date Added: May 21, 2017 | Comments (0) | Filed under: Instructors & Retreats,Living with Yoga


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