SAVE THE DATE 2020 Retreat

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YIN & YANG YOGA RETREAT

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25 APRIL - 2 MAY, 2020


Led by Tessa Tovar & Aaron Goodman

Join us for a week long time of fellowship, meditation, and practice.  Time is split between taking part in classes while having time to yourself in a safe, calm environment. 


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Email me today: tessa@tessatovar.com 



BANDERAS BAY MEXICO

The Dark Moon Launches | Ceremony + Yoga

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Saturday, September 28th | 5-7PM

Hosted by  Imagine Yoga Studio:

Located at 425 2nd Street, Suite 100

Lake Oswego, OR 


I'm so excited to release and launch my first book of poetry into the world! This is a collection of poems meant to inspire the seeker within. My dear sister Megan Benedicktus drew each charcoal moon by hand. What came of this is a stunning piece of artwork, perfect for a coffee table, present, or evening alone to be inspired. 

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Join us for a FREE event

Restorative Yoga lead by Author Tessa Tovar

Includes a Poetry reading during Savasana

Kristina and Tessa will lead a New (Dark) Moon ritual ceremony post yoga

Followed by light appetizers and beverages!


EMAIL ME TO RSVP: tessa@tessatovar.com

OR Register on MindBody with Imagine Yoga Studio


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All Levels, Ages, Abilities

This event is open to all! Please bring a partner, loved-one, friend! We are hosting this event freely but if you'd like to support the cause donations will be accepted at the door. OF COURSE copies of "The Dark Moon" will be available for purchase and is also being sold on Amazon now! 

SOLD OUT 2019 WINTER RETREAT

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CULINARY IMMERSION EXPERIENCE RETREAT

Join me at the breathtaking and private property - off the grid but not far - Heaven and Earth Retreat Center in Banks, OR. (JUST 30MIN West of Portland, OR.) for a unique culinary experience. 


WHEN: Friday, December 6 - Sunday, December 8, 2019


SPACE IS LIMITED TO 7 PARTICIPANTS TO FOSTER DEEPER LEARNING!


WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • FULL WEEKEND IMMERSION WITH NEW + FAMILIAR FRIENDS
  • 2-3 YOGA CLASSES
  • 3-4 COOKING CLASSES
  • HEALTH + NUTRITION LECTURES **focus on food preparation for optimal digestion and nutrition absorption**
  • RECIPE BOOKLET TO TAKE HOME + KEEP FOREVER!
  • NOURISHING MEALS FOR BODY, MIND, SOUL


OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES ONSITE

  • HOT TUB
  • NATURE BATHING + OUTDOOR LABYRINTH WALKS
  • MEDITATION SPACE
  • TIME + SPACE TO READ + RELAX + JOURNAL


QUESTIONS // EMAIL ME: tessa@tessatovar.com


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

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YIN, CUPPING + CANNABIS

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 | 1:00-3:00PM | COST $65
Led by Teachers Tessa Tovar & Aaron Goodman
This special 2HR class will provide body work techniques and cupping throughout the entire class while you're in the Yin shape. This will aide and help your fascia in your body open more, and that's fun! Led by LMT, Certified Yoga Teacher, Aaron Goodman & 500HR RYT, Health Coach, & Reiki Practitioner: Tessa Tovar. You're going to float out of this class on a cloud of light and love. #yincuppingcannabis  


WHAT YOU GET:  

  • Therapeutic Cannabis (CBD edibles or tincture) 
  • OPTION to bring your own Cannabis in the form of vape pen (please NO flower)
  • CBD Arnica lotion used during the practice 
  • Cupping 
  • Long held Yin poses 
  • Meditation   

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MALA MAKING & MANTRA

SUNDAY, May 19th | 1:00-4:00PM | COST $65


Have you ever wanted to make your own Mala & learn how to use it? That's what our May workshop is all about! You'll be provided with ALL of the supplies & by the end of the day you'll have poured your love & energy into your very own Mala. This is all about cultivating your own magic (even when life feels mundane).


THIS WORKSHOP INCLUDES: 

  • Mala Making Supplies
  • Mahamrityanjaya Mantra (chant for healing)  
  • Meditation, Mantra, and learning how to use your very own HANDMADE MALA! 

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AYURVEDA: WHAT'S YOUR DOSHA?

SATURDAY, APRIL 27th | 1:00-3:30PM | COST: $40


In this 2.5HR workshop we will learn about the sister science of yoga; Ayurveda! It means the science or study of life. India's ancient health care system allows us to get to know our individual constitution (Dosha in Sanskrit). Learn to live in harmony with your unique constitution and practice the art of balance with the rhythm of the seasons! This workshop is for you if you are ready to take control of your overall health and well-being.  


THIS WORKSHOP INCLUDES: 

  • Free Dosha Quiz - Discover your Dosha (constitution)
  • Recipe ideas tailored to your individual Dosha
  • Personalize your Asana practice for your Dosha
  • Seasonal Dosha practice to ease the transition toward Spring - YES - each season has its own Dosha too!

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DECODING THE MYSTERY OF TANTRA

SATURDAY, MARCH 9th | 1:00-4:00PM | COST: $40


Tantra became popularized as a branch of yoga in India around the 5th and 6th century A.D. Despite its harbinger as a sexual practice its roots and ritual run deep to the core of yoga and means to expand beyond limits. In this 3 HR workshop we will explore the history and the purpose behind Tantra. We will learn about the core elements of Tantra. We will have a Tantra based asana practice, which I think you'll find surprisingly familiar and accessible. We will learn to chant the Gayatri Mantra which is foundational to the lineage. We will sit in circle learn, and share with one another. This workshop is for you if you have an interest, inkling, nudge, or curiosity to learn more about Tantra. Whether you have no prior knowledge or have read some on the subject; this workshop is for all levels of learning, ages, and physical ability.   


WHAT TO EXPECT: 

  • Arrive / Settle / Meet / Greet 
  • History & Purpose of Tantra
  • Asana Physical Postures in Practice
  • Mantra / Meditation 
  • Group Share / Lessons Learned 

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UNDERSTANDING THE CHAKRA SYSTEM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd | 1:00-4:00PM | COST: $40  


The Chakra system is an integral part of the Yoga System descending from the lineage of Tantra. In this 3 HR workshop we will explore the history and the purpose behind why we study and seek to understand the Chakras. We will then learn about the major Chakras of the body and their associated location, colors, sounds, and meanings. We will have an asana practice that allows the body, mind, and soul integration of this system. We will learn to chant the Bija (seed sound) of each major Chakra. We will sit in circle learn, and share with one another. This workshop is for you if you have an interest, inkling, nudge, or curiosity to learn more about the Chakras. Whether you have no prior knowledge or have read some, or even attended a Chakra workshop or yoga Asana class, this workshop is for all levels of learning, ages, and physical ability.   


WHAT TO EXPECT: 

  • Arrive / Settle / Meet / Greet 
  • History & Purpose of Chakra Study
  • Asana Physical Postures in Practice
  • Mantra / Meditation 
  • Group Share / Lessons Learned