Jamaica calling! Feb 19th - Mar 5th

Meridians and Emotions Retreat

Yin Yoga  Studies and Traditional Chinese Medicine with Acupuncture in Jamaica with Danielle Hoogenboom and Ryan Thompson

Feburary 18-March 5th, 2013 // St. Ann, Jamaica


Includes: workshops,  yoga classes, shared accommodation, airport transfer (one shuttle each way), plus:

  • 3  community acupuncture sessions. Additional sessions or private treatment with Ryan at an additional  charge.
  • 3 vegan meals a day. Jamaican cooking and adaptable to fit dietary needs.
  • 5 day trips (incredible beaches, turtle hatchery, roaring river and surprises along the way)

+  Airfare, insurance, and taxes not included +  Studies can be applied towards teacher training with application

Join us for 14 days of study/retreat  in the beautiful hills of St Ann's Jamaica. Retreat with a yoga teacher and a Chinese Medicine practitioner/acupuncturist to explore the theory of meridians, emotions and chi and how it applies to yin yoga. Workshops and yoga in the morning and evening, rotating day trips and plenty of free time to explore.  Receive community acupuncture, indulge in nourishing foods while immersing yourself in this exploration of alternative health and body psychology. Suitable for beginners and/or teachers. Explore these healing practices in a way you can utilize their tools with your students, or simply integrate into your life and daily activities.  Part theory, part practice, all retreat.

Danielle Hoogenboom is committed to unity both on and off the mat. She believes in the power of yoga to change lives and create amazing shifts in the world around us by starting with personal healing and health. It is her great honour to share yoga and a collection of wellness studies as a compass on this life.

Ryan Thompson is a registered acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner in Canada. He has practiced for 10 years in a variety of settings, including supervising students in a school clinic, doing ‘detox’ acupuncture in addictions and mental health units, working in private practice, in addition to providing low-cost treatments and teaching local practitioners in third world locations including Guatemala and India in the model of the Barefoot doctor. Ryan’s most recent Barefoot Acupuncture session was in a very rural region in Northern Guatemala. www acupuncturebc.com