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To Know Yourself: a daylong yoga benefit/retreat

Welcoming beginners and those with meditation and yoga experience in this daylong yoga retreat in Brattleboro, Vermont, a benefit for Safe Haven Children’s Trust, Cambodia.

Hits the Spot Yoga Retreat to Benefit Safe Haven

To Know Your Self Day-Long Retreat March 26, 2017

Hits the Spot Benefit for Safe Haven Children's Trust

Click here to find out more about Safe Haven’s Children Trust, Cambodia.

Find out more about the friendly and welcoming style of Hits the Spot Yoga.

Click here to contact Director Scott Willis for more information.

A Yoga Retreat/Benefit for Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks Collaborative, Brattleboro, VT.

Yoga Retreat/Benefit for Groundworks Collaborative, Brattleboro, VT.

Rejuvenate your Practice and Reconnect with Yourself in a Day-long Yoga Retreat/Benefit for Groundworks Collaborative, Sunday, January 8, 2017.

Hits the Spot Yoga Fall/Winter Semester

Hits the Spot Yoga Center, Brattleboro, Vermont

This benefit/retreat at Hits the Spot Yoga is intended both for beginners and those who have experience with yoga. It will introduce newcomers, in a very friendly way, to yoga practices that can easily be incorporated into daily life, and it will renew and strengthen the practice of more experienced participants.

Joshua Davis, special guest, Hits the Spot Yoga Retreat/Benefit for Groundworks Collaborative

Joshua Davis

All proceeds will be donated to Groundworks Collaborative. Special guest Joshua Davis, Executive Director, will make a short presentation about the local non-profit whose mission is to provide basic needs with dignity. Groundworks Collaborative was established in 2015 following the merger of two well-established organizations: the Brattleboro Area Drop In Center and Morningside Shelter.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

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Hits the Spot Yoga Founder/Director Scott Willis is known for his compassionate style of teaching. He is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) with Yoga Alliance, and enthusiastically leads yoga classes, trainings and benefit/retreats throughout New England. Scott has been leading yoga since 1989.

Scott Willis, Hits the Spot Yoga

Hits the Spot Yoga Founder/Director, Scott Willis

Contact Hits the Spot Yoga to hold your space in this retreat: scott-willis@comcast.net

 

Hits the Spot Gratitude

These are extraordinarily challenging times, and it’s important to remember–in terms of yoga–that we have many tools for self care, and caring for each other…and for remembering our connection to “something larger and deeper,” however that might manifest for each of us:

Yoga poses
Breathwork
Chanting
Gratitude practice
Forgiveness practice
Lovingkindness practice
Meditation/Prayer
Guided contemplations
Study
Good work
Peaceful activism

May we continue to grow in our love and respect for ourselves and each other, and use these practices as support.

Scott

Scott Willis, Hits the Spot Yoga
November 2016

Hundred Nights Benefit

Hits the Spot Yoga Presents: A Daylong Yoga Retreat/Benefit
for Hundred Nights in Keene, NH

15036326_1146682578754477_284369460001653512_nThis benefit/retreat is intended both for beginners and those who have experience with yoga. It will introduce newcomers, in a very friendly way, to yoga practices that can easily be incorporated into daily life, and it will renew and strengthen the practice of more experienced participants.

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Contact Hits the Spot Yoga Founder/Director Scott Willis for more information.

Daylong Yoga Retreat/Benefits–Everybody Wins!

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Rejuvenate your Practice, Reconnect with Yourself

Everybody Wins with Hits the Spot 2016-17 Daylong Yoga Retreats/Benefits
with Founder/Director Scott Willis.

Each daylong retreat benefits a local charity and includes:

Morning practice: 2-hour flow of poses, breathwork, and contemplation
Introduction to the many practices of Hits the Spot Yoga—and how they
can support you to cultivate optimal wellness and meaning in your life.
Discussion and meditation upon guiding principles: gratitude,
lovingkindness, forgiveness*
Poses clinic: Hits the Spot Yoga approach to backward bends, inversions,
hip opening poses, sequences*
Practical yoga philosophy that relates directly to your life

(*Each workshop focuses on one guiding principle and one poses clinic. Contact us for info.
Yoga teachers can earn six continuing education credits (CEUs) per workshop.)

Upcoming dates for Hits the Spot daylong retreat/benefits:

Morrisville, Vermont
•November 20, 2016
• April 23, 2017
Hits the Spot Yoga workshop series
Keene, New Hampshire
• December 4, 2016
• February 5, 2017

Brattleboro, Vermont
(home of Hits the Spot Yoga)
• January 8, 2017
• May 21, 2017

Billerica, Massachusetts
• March 19, 2017
• June 25, 2017

All retreats meet on Sundays from 9:00am – 4:00pm
(Hours may vary.)

Suggested donation $55. Any donation welcome.
All proceeds benefit local charities/supporting organizations.

About Scott Willis, Founder, Hits the Spot Yoga

Known for his friendly, compassionate style of teaching, Hits the Spot Yoga Founder Scott Willis creates an oasis for students where they can truly enjoy exploring the art and science of yoga.
Scott has been leading yoga classes for more than 25 years. His teacher training school is registered with Yoga Alliances and has been certifying instructors since 2011.

Contact Hits the Spot Yoga to enroll in a retreat near you.

Fall/Winter Yoga Semester

Early-bird rate through July 30, 2016

Hits the Spot Yoga Fall/Winter Semester

Hits the Spot Yoga studio, Solar Hill, 229 Western Avenue, Brattleboro Vermont

July 2016
Dear Yogis,

I hope you’re finding ways to stay cool these days… Speaking of which, it’s time to start thinking about fall and winter, at least in terms of yoga!

I invite you to join me for the 2016-2017 Fall/Winter Semester of Hits the Spot Yoga: September 5, 2016 – February 18, 2017.

As usual, I’ll be offering classes at many different levels: Beginning, Beginning/Intermediate, Intermediate, and Yoga Flow-Meditation in Motion yoga classes.

Highlights of the semester:

    3-Year Yoga Curriculum with 45 lesson plans: This provides some really nice yoga flows, occasionally with brief practice periods, ensuring that new postures will be gradually phased in throughout the semester.

    Make-up Classes: The semester of classes continues to be a fun, enjoyable way for you to rejuvenate and relax—and remains a “good deal” in challenging economic times. I’ve kept the fees at the customary reasonable rate, and for those of you who sign up for the semester, I again offer four make-up classes every week, making it easy to get in all the classes for which you’ve paid.

   Early Bird Discount: The deadline for this offer is July 30, 2016.

Yoga has been really big part of my life for over 29 years, and I feel very fortunate that I continue to have the opportunity to share that love of yoga with you!
I’m looking forward to practicing with you in the Fall/Winter Semester!

Click here for more information or feel free to contact me or call: 802-257-1926

With warmest good cheer,
Scott

PS: Don’t forget, the Spring/Summer Semester is still happening! And it runs until July 30.
There is space available in certain classes during this time for drop-ins.
Please contact me to find out which classes currently have space.

Yoga Retreat & Benefit

To Know Yourself: A Daylong Yoga Retreat and Benefit for Safe Haven Children’s Trust, Cambodia.

Welcoming beginners and those with meditation and yoga experience in this daylong retreat in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Hits the Spot Yoga Retreat to Benefit Safe Haven

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Hits the Spot Benefit for Safe Haven Children's Trust

Click here to find out more about Safe Haven’s Children Trust, Cambodia.

Find out more about the friendly and welcoming style of Hits the Spot Yoga.

Click here to contact Director Scott Willis for more information.

Our New Yoga Immersion Program

Join us for a year of deepening your relationship with yoga with our new yoga immersion track for avid practitioners and yoga teachers.

Yoga Immersion Program, Hits the Spot Yoga

Spend the year deepening your relationship with yoga, crafting a unique personal retreat, focusing on a meaningful project, and expanding your personal practice.

Whether you have already completed a Yoga Teacher Training Program or you simply want to strengthen your practice alongside like-minded people, you are welcome in this program.

Enrollment in the Yoga for Transformation Program is limited. A great group of bright, kind-hearted folks are ready to undertake a wonderful journey beginning in April. I hope you will join us!

Contact Director, Scott Willis, to find out more about the Yoga for Transformation program and how it might serve you.

Click here for program dates, details, rates.