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practice with wendy

Mondays @ 6:15 a.m., Power Hour
YogaWorks in Alexandria, VA

This invigorating 60-minute practice will leave you inspired and ready to face the world! Get where you need to go faster by combining breath, movement, powerful standing poses and strengthening arm balances & inversions to challenge & energize you physically and mentally.

Previous yoga experience recommended. Step-by-step instruction will be given to those newer to advanced postures like inversions & arm balances.



YOGA RETREAT In the woods - OCTOBER 19-21, 2018

I am thrilled to share details of this fabulous fall yoga and meditation retreat.
Get away for a weekend of beautiful fall foliage, tuning in and reconnecting to self.

LOCATION:  Wellspring Conference Center,  Germantown, Maryland
Nestled in a two-acre wooded site just north of Washington, D.C, and close to Baltimore, MD. 
Close to major airports: 36 miles from Dulles Airport (IAD), 30 miles from Washington National Airport (DCA),
and 46 miles from Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI).

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This is your retreat, you can choose to opt out of any sessions to have more personal time for reflection and rest.

Friday, 10/19        4 pm Sign In, 5 pm Introduction, 6 pm - Dinner, 7:30 pm - Candlelight Restorative Yoga
Saturday, 10/20   7:30 am Meditation, 8:00 am Breakfast, 9:00 am Meditation, 9:45 am Yoga, 11:00 Personal Time, Noon Lunch & personal                                      time, 3:00 pm Yoga, 4:15 om Meditation, 5:00 pm Personal Time, 6:00 pm dinner, 7:30 pm Restorative Yoga
Sunday 10/21       7:30 am Meditation, 8:00 am Breakfast, 9:00 am Meditation, 9:30 am Yoga, 10:30 am Q&A & Group Sharing, 11:30 am                                            Departure

Investment: $350 includes 5 delicious home-cooked meals feature fresh baked breads and with breakfast - signature scones with creme and seasonal berries or fruits, 5 delightful yoga classes (led by me) and all meditation classes (led by Isabelle Robinson) , lodging.  

Cabins: Double occupancy in cabin rooms. Individual accommodations upon request and availability for an extra $100 fee.

Wellness services: Massage will be available on a first come first serve basis  during your personal time. Contact Sandy Menzies at if you are interested.

Personal Time for Reflection:  Opportunities for creative exploration will be provided during personal time: visual prompts such as contemplative photography, nature assemblages, or symbolic drawing. Physical prompts such as walking meditation, or the labyrinth. Verbal prompts for journaling, poetry or prose.

Travel: Transportation is on your own. Approximately 1 hour from Washington, DC.

If you want to register, contact us here.


perfect peace props

In yoga, props are often used to help students safely and/or more deeply access a pose otherwise unavailable to them. The most common props are blocks, blankets, straps and bolsters.

Other props may include the wall, sandbags, eye pillows, tennis balls and variations on these themes. At their essence, props are supporting elements for a practice. Below you will find some of my favorite supporting elements and resources for a yoga and wellness lifestyle.