Nehalem River Yoga Retreat
near Venonia, Oregon
with Tonya Garreaud
Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20 2018


Enjoy a full weekend of yoga and friendship at a beautiful lodge nestled in the Oregon Coast Range.  The Coastal Mountain Sport Haus, located an hour drive from Portland, provides a peaceful country setting for us to gather and immerse ourselves in the study of yoga and the beauty of the natural world.  Yoga instruction includes asana, pranayama and discussion of yoga philosophy; all levels of experience are welcome. There are plenty of ways to spend your free time during the weekend: Take a walk through the meadow; hike or bike on nearby trails; settle into a comfy chair on the porch with a good book, or enjoy a dip in the warm soaking pool.

Tonya Garreaud has been teaching Iyengar Yoga for over 18 years and currently holds the Iyengar Yoga Intermediate Junior II teaching certification.  Her classes are challenging and rewarding, taught with friendliness and warmth.  At Jewel Yoga, Tonya leads the Iyengar Yoga Studies program, which focuses on yoga philosophy.

Beginning with asana class Friday at 10:00 and ending Sunday afternoon, the retreat cost is all-inclusive:  two nights’ lodging, delicious meals prepared onsite using fresh, local ingredients, and over 10 hours of yoga instruction with Tonya.

Prices include yoga and meals, based on accommodations:
  • Carriage House Women’s Bunk Room   $475
  • Semiprivate Lodge Room (separate beds)   $525
  • Couple’s Lodge Room (king size bed)   $535 (each)
  • Private Lodge Room single occupancy   $575

Each lodge room has a private half-bath. Shower rooms are located in the main lodge for everyone’s use.

Registration: $100 deposit holds your space. Please specify your accommodation preference at time of registration by emailing Jewel Yoga. Full amount due April 5. Space is limited; register early.



Buckhorn Springs Yoga Retreat
near Ashland, Oregon
with Julie Lawrence
Sunday, July 22 – Friday, July 27, 2018


Treat yourself to a unique vacation experience providing asana, pranayama, meditation, yoga sutra discussions and friendship in the serenity of an Oregon forest. The ambience at Buckhorn Springs encourages a natural slowing of our speed. There is ample time for walks, conversation and most of all, just relaxing. Included are lodging, delicious vegetarian meals, and two yoga classes daily with Julie in the beautiful yoga pavilion. Massage with Susan Hare, L.M.T., is available for an additional fee. The Oregon Shakespeare festival is only 20 minutes away in Ashland.

Enjoy a full spectrum of activities in the peaceful beauty of the Oregon countryside:

  • Yoga instruction with Julie Lawrence
  • Newly restored rooms and cabins
  • Cello concert with Michal Palzewicz
  • Hiking
  • Time for yourself

With four decades of practice and teaching, Julie Lawrence has a life-long passion for Iyengar Yoga. She holds an Intermediate Senior Iyengar Yoga teaching certificate and brings enthusiasm and commitment to every class. She teaches Iyengar Yoga as a transformative practice with clarity, intuition and gentle humor.

$1150 Includes five nights & lodging, three meals daily and two yoga sessions per day. Fees are based on double occupancy accommodations. A limited number of single rooms are available for an additional fee of $275. A single room with a shared bath may be available for an additional fee of $200.

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