Restorative Yoga & Therapeutic Touch

Restorative Yoga is the radical pleasure of going slow, resting and listening to our inner wisdom. During this two-hour retreat, Mary Beth Ferda and Jenn Brooks will be your guides on a journey inward to find deep relaxation. Spend the evening renewing your body, relaxing and unwinding stress and tension with gentle movement, restorative yoga poses, and therapeutic, safe touch.

You will be supported by a variety of cushions and blankets while in relaxing yoga poses that aim to restore the body and mind to natural balance. Therapeutic, safe touch, energy work and essential oil applications will be offered while the body is in rest.

Through Restorative Yoga, we begin to sooth our overstimulated sympathetic nervous systems and find relief from the stress of our busy lives.  Come experience the magic of this deeply transformational practice.  Paradoxically, by giving ourselves the gift of rest, we will discover more energy for family, work and creativity.

This experience is open to everyone, no experience is required.  Bring a yoga mat if you have one, but it is not required.  You may wish to dress in layers and bring a pair of socks to wear.

“I was honored to get to participate in Jenn Brooks’ and Mary Beth Ferda’s Restorative Yoga and Therapeutic Touch class and it was absolutely what I needed. There were two sets of hands walking around while we were in deep rest and stretch. It was as if they knew where to place their hands every time in order for me to create depth, and also ease, in my poses. It was more then a yoga class it was definitely yoga therapy.  ~Thea Vincenti

The details:
Saturday, May 6, 5-7pm (SOLD OUT – email me for waitlist)
Location:  947 Main Street, Barboursville
Contact me with questions: (304) 638-9608

Note:  Space is limited in this specific retreat series.  Early sign-up is highly encouraged. Reimbursement for cancellation will be made if someone is able to fill the spot.

$50 per session, please specify date with Jenn. SOLD OUT!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mary Beth Ferda completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2009 in Gainesville, FL. Her mindfulness practice led her to the Florida School of Massage, where she studied various massage modalities, anatomy, and kinesiology, as well as techniques for deepening self-awareness, and for building an empowering client-therapist relationship rooted in compassionate communication. An Appalachia native, she returned to West Virginia in 2012. She offers various massage therapies for pain relief and stress management at her private practice in downtown Huntington. On her own path, she trusts massage therapy as a powerful tool for managing anxiety and depression, and she welcomes those struggling with stress to visit her practice.
Read why autoimmune is important to Mary Beth.

Jenn Brooks has been teaching yoga since 2012 having completed Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and Self Awareness Program with Anna Pittman of The Breathing Space in Blacksburg, Virginia.  She continues deepen her relationship to Self through Anna’s extended programs and other Master teachers. Jenn’s classes reflect her soft, personal practice, focusing on the subtleties of the inner body such as stillness, movement, breath, sensation and vibration.  This refined and skillful knowing and guidance leads her students to a more relaxed and renewed way of being in the world.  These classes can be described as gentle, restorative and physically suitable for those new to yoga as well as those desiring a deeper, more intimate practice.
Click here to read the blog post on Jenn’s autoimmune story.