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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.


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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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 Art of Teaching Philosophy ~ One in a Series of Teacher Trainings at Serendipity

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Date: October 20-22
When: Fri 9:00am - Sun 2:00pm
With: John Schumacher
Cost: $385 + Accommodations

Friday-Sunday. A profound and all-encompassing philosophy underlies the methods we practice and teach. To convey the heart and soul of yoga in our classes, we must at some point introduce the student to yoga philosophy. How and when to bring yoga philosophy into your teaching is the focus of this teacher training.

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