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Senses & Self-love Solstice Weekend

A Retreat Celebrating Yoga & You

June 21-23, 2024 (Friday afternoon - Sunday afternoon)
Salt & Sand Studios, Warren VT

Make the most of the longest and second-longest days of 2024 by spending Solstice weekend in a small community of people exploring routes, tools and practices to self-awareness and self-love.

This is a weekend everyone deserves … practicing mindful self-exploration, and enabling new habits or evolving existing practices with a variety of physical yoga practices (asanas), discussions, mini-workshops, seva, and Metta meditation.

Unique to Salt & Sand: Introducing working with glass! Design and create a decorative and functional plate or two smaller plates in our unprecedented glass fusing workshop for yogis!

$525 includes shared room at Salt & Sand Studios and all sessions. Contact us for payment schedules.

What's Included:

  • Daily yoga and meditation practices
  • SPA Yoga with healing touch, Mindful Flow, Gentle Flow
  • Live music, Fluid Vinyasa
  • Meditation and Mantra
  • Dharma discussions and seva practice
  • Glass fusing and shipping within the U.S. as needed
  • Meals prepared by Freddie, Karen and Spencer
  • Self-love mini-workshop
  • Mindful tea-time
  • 2 nights’ shared accommodations at Salt & Sand Studios
  • Optional Activities:
    Hiking, Farmers’ Market, exploring Downtown Waitsfield and/or Warren Falls, walking, glass-blowing demo.

    Room Options
    2 nights’ accommodation at Salt & Sand: limited to 6-8 people, depending on sleeping arrangements. Private room for a single or couple available.

    NOTE: You are not required to overnight at Salt & Sand if you prefer other accommodations in Warren or Waitsfield (We recommend The Featherbed Inn) or are a local resident. Retreat price will be $300 (see options on booking).

    Single/couple private room – add $50 (see add-ons on booking).

    Need more details or have questions? Contact us: or or call 802 583 2559 and ask for Karen.

    Celebrate yourself and International Yoga Day with Freddie Duquet, Karen McPhillips and Spencer Kirk-Jackson. Yoga buddies and friends since 2015, Karen & Freddie are thrilled to share what we’ve learned during our journeys as yoga practitioners and instructors. We share a love for music, laughter and of course galvanizing others with the practice and journey. Both of us are certified Yoga Alliance instructors, and Karen is certified for Continuing Education for yoga teachers, and has training in cancer-informed yoga, plus firsthand knowledge of yoga for those with Parkinson’s Disease.

    Spencer and Karen own Salt & Sand Studios, the only combination public glass school and yoga studio in the Northeast. Spencer has been passionately honing his glass blowing, glass fusing and glass lampworking and teaching skills for well over 14 years. He teaches people of all ages and is excited to share his passion and this weekend with you.

    Policies for Yoga Retreats

    By booking a yoga class/retreat you agree to the following:
    1. You/others for whom you are booking are COVID vaccinated.
    2. You/those for whom you are booking are 16 yo or older.
    3. You will complete and submit a waiver for each person attending (Download Form)*.
    4. You will not attend if you are sick or have any Covid-19 symptoms.
    5. You have read and understand our polices, including Refund Policies.
    6. You will supply your own mat/towel and/or props for practice.

    Click here to see our refund policies.

    * If you cannot print out the form before the class, you can complete a waiver at the class location; please arrive 10 minutes before class.

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