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Yin Yoga & Storytelling with Biff Mithoefer

November 6-11, 2018
Retreat Fee ranges from $1,435 to $1,825 per person.


Begins 6pm, November 6. 2018 and Ends: 1:30pm, November 11, 2018.
Location: Battenkill Valley Mansion, 257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester, Vermont
Training/Workshop Title: Storytelling: Module 3 Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Address of Studio: Battenkill Valley Manson 257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester, Vermont


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Storytelling is the most ancient of the healing arts. The way of the storyteller is about more than just telling stories. At it’s core it is a way of seeing and interacting with the world through the stories that are constantly unfolding inside and around us.

Classic teaching stories remind us that our lives ebb and flow; always moving between our youth stories, that teach us to triumph; our mid-life stories, that help us to transform, and our elder stories that remind us that eventually triumph and transformation must give way to transcendence and acceptance..



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In these Storytelling workshops we explore the path of the storyteller. Through classic stories we will look at how our own life stories can become our teaching stories, and how as teachers, parents and humans, storytelling helps us share the truth of our own experience. As part of unfolding our stories we will use Yin Yoga, body meditations and sacred sound to look within our own bodies at the places where we so often hold our deepest truths.

This training is a stand-alone training, and is open to anyone who has taken Taoism, Anatomy and Sequencing and Embracing the Yin Path as well as any dedicated yoga students or teachers who are interested in deepening their practice. If you haven’t studied with me before and plan on coming to the third module only, then I ask that you get a copy of The Yin Yoga Kit, and familiarize yourself with the basic concepts, and do some of the practices in the book or CD. The training is suitable for teachers and dedicated practitioners. You don’t need to be a teacher or even experienced in Yin, just come with an open heart and a willing mind.

To create and hold a safe space for peaceful acceptance is the privilege of the Yin teacher. In this 50 hour training, we’ll look at ways we can best support our students in their own journeys as we explore creative and collaborative approaches to teaching and learning through inquiries and explorations of the following themes.


The training will consist of approximately 45 contact hours. In order to receive a certificate of completion, I will ask each student, during the 30 days following the training, to complete an additional 10 hours of independent study. After completing the independent study, each student will communicate their experience to me by mail or email. Your communication won’t be judged or graded, but I will answer all correspondence, and send a certificate of completion in a 50 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training.



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We are so excited to be joined by Earth Sky Time who will be providing our bountiful meals!
You are not going to want to miss the delicious food and wealth of knowledge that this team has!
http://earthskytime.com
Earth Sky Time Community Farm and Hearth, is a certified organic three generation family farmstead, wood fired bakery, concert venue and thriving community of artists, musicians and friends in Manchester, VT
Their Vegetarian farm kitchen creates wholesome soul nourishing meals for weekly farm night dinners, on-farm events, yoga retreat and festivals.
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Yin Yoga & Storytelling with Biff Bithoefer Retreat
Join us at the historic Battenkill Valley Mansion in Manchester Vermont. The 9.000' mansion features 15 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a versatile ballroom, commercial kitchen, formal dining room and a total of 21 beds including 2 ground floor bedrooms. This spectacular home sleeps 34 guests.
http://www.wilburtoninn.com/battenkill-mansion/

Retreat Fee Includes: tuition, 5 nights lodging and dinner, 15 meals, beginning with 6pm dinner on Wednesday, November 6, breakfast, lunch and dinner, November 7-10; and breakfast and lunch on November 11.
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Cancellation policy if you cancel on or before October 7, 2018, you will receive a 50% refund if your space can not be filled; or you will receive a full refund minus $25 if your space can be filled.
If you cancel after October 7, 2018 you will not receive a refund, unless your space if filled, in which case you will receive a full refund minus $25.
We will try our hardest to fill any cancellations up until the last minute, but in cases where this isn’t possible participants will be responsible as per the above policy.
No upcoming schedule