Category Archives: Retreats

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

 

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
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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.

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.

Hits The Spot Yoga

November Daylong Yoga Workshop

~a daylong workshop for yoga teachers & avid practitioners

November 2015
Dear Yogis,

Hits the Spot Yoga entranceI hope you’ll join consider joining me on November 22 to spend a full day delving into the many aspects of yoga that we dearly love.

What: A day of yoga practice and discussion

Where: Yoga Center at Solar Hill

When: Sunday, November 22, 2015, from 9 am – 4 pm

Why: To share the day doing yoga and discussing its many aspects with a group of wonderful folks

Who: Yoga teachers and avid practitioners of yoga

Hits The Spot Yoga practice space

Workshop FAQs:

What will the day include?

Morning practice: Poses, breathwork and meditation

Poses clinic: Hits the Spot Yoga approach to inversions

Teachers’ forum: Living your dharma

Discussions: Different aspects of yoga and finding your dharma

Lunch Break: Bring your own and enjoy it at or around Solar Hill

Hits The Spot Yoga at Solar Hill in Brattleboro, Vermont

What is dharma?

According to Stephen Cope, who wrote The Great Work of Your Life, “The Sanskrit word “dharma,” as used in the Bhagavad Gita, is so full of meaning that it is impossible to grasp its full scope through any English translation.” Wow. At its core, you could consider it your life’s meaning and purpose. For this workshop, we’ll use Stephen’s book as inspiration for identifying something that is important to you and on which you would like to put more focus to get more satisfaction out of life.

Will I have to teach yoga in the workshop?

No. Both yoga teachers and non-teachers are invited to attend.  Yoga teachers can earn 6 continuing education credits (CEUs).

I understand this is just one workshop in a series. Do I have to sign up for all—or more than one—workshop?

No. Feel free to join us for any of the workshops you are interested in. Click here to learn about the other workshops in this series.

Cost: $75 per workshop or $60 each if you sign up for all four.

Info and registration: Contact me at (802) 257-1926 or scott-willis@comcast.net
or find out more on the Facebook event page.  (Note: space limited.)

I hope to see you there!

Cheers,
Scott