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Serendipity Retreat Center

Serendipity is Unity Woods’ off-site center for residential workshops and special events. It is a country home located in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, a town with natural warm springs known as the nation’s first spa.

Serendipity is about 90 minutes’ drive from Dulles Airport or from suburban Maryland. It offers a peaceful yoga practice space in a forest setting, with a full complement of props.

Accommodations

Limited accommodations may be available at Serendipity workshops. Please call Susan Mann at 301-330-0430 to inquire about availability. In addition, Unity Woods often negotiates reduced rates at  the nearby Best Western, Berkeley Springs. There are many other inns, resorts and bed & breakfast facilities in the area. Please see the official Berkeley Springs tourist site for complete details.

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Rentals

Serendipity is also available for rental as a getaway and retreat. For information, please contact Susan Mann at 301-330-0430.

Serendipity Retreat Center Workshops

Workshop – Teacher Training: The How and Why of Teaching in Stages ~ One in a Series of Teacher Trainings at Serendipity

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Date: April 28-30
When: Fri 9:00am - Sun 2:00pm
With: John Schumacher
Cost: $385 + Accommodations

Friday-Sunday. One of the hallmarks of Iyengar Yoga is the systematic, methodical way it is taught. We’ll explore ways that asanas and pranayamas can be practiced and taught in stages, so that students can learn and deepen their practice in a way that builds them up.

Workshop – Teacher Training: Seeing and Adjusting Your Students ~ One in a Series of Teacher Training at Serendipity

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Date: July 28-30
When: See schedule.
With: John Schumacher
Cost: $385

Friday-Sunday. As yoga teachers we strive to improve our students’ performance by guiding them to safer and more effective ways to work. One of the ways we accomplish this is by adjusting their poses. First, however, we need to see what must be done. Then comes the art of adjusting.

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