November 2 - 4, 2018
"Laughing Bodies Yoga Retreat"
with Rebecca Dennis, e-ryt 500
Each year we come together to enjoy a respite from the pressures of the modern world. The natural beauty of Gray Bear coupled with the yoga practice will enable us to rest and rejuvenate.
We will explore a variety of yoga practices including postures, vinyasa, pranayama and meditation. There will also be time to explore the natural beauty of Gray Bear Retreat Center which includes the wood burning sauna, hot tub, cold spring dips, hikes, and lounging in the hammock!
- Four Yoga sessions
- Two Meditation sessions
- Double occupancy in the lodge (upgrades to private cabins are available)
- Vegetarian meals prepared with organic food
- Full use of Gray Bear facilities
$ 385 - Early Bird Rate Pay in full no later than May 31st, 2018 – to be paid with check ( to address below).
$405 – Pay in Full no later than August 31st, 2018, to be paid with check by mailing to address below.
$425 – Late Registration –begins September 1st, 2018
Weekend rate is based on double occupancy and includes full yoga program, meals and use of Gray Bear facilities which includes outdoor hot tub and wood fired sauna.
(*) Please mail checks to: Gray Bear Lodge, PO Box 682, Hohenwald, TN 38462. Confirmation letter and additional information (including directions to Gray Bear) will be sent.
Limited upgrades to private cabins are available. Please fill out registration form and inquire about a private cabin. You will hear back from someone at Gray Bear.
Cancellation Policy:Due to incurred retreat costs, we do not offer refunds. However we can transfer your payment to another retreat, less the $100 deposit up until two weeks prior to the start of retreat, October 19th. After October 19th, retreat fee is non-transferable nor refundable.
In a 36-year Hatha yoga practice and a 21 year meditation practice Rebecca Dennis has developed the unique Laughing Bodies method based on extensive studies of Ashtanga, Iyengar Jivamukti, Integral and Bhakti yoga. Her joyful, non-dogmatic approach is a result of over 20 years of teaching in New York City, Tennessee, and California. Starting in New York City, her teaching experience spans yoga studios, health clubs, and Beth Israel Medical Center. She also designed programs for corporate stress reduction which included the New York Times and Gillette Corporation. She moved to Tennessee in 2001, where she founded Laughing Bodies Yoga and Pilates. She was voted favorite yoga instructor in this area for 10 years in a row.. She has offered trainings for established teachers and led 20 retreats in the US and Central America. In 2011 she brought her practice to the San Diego area. She has added courses designed specifically for actors and is on faculty for the Summer Conservatory Program at the La Jolla Playhouse. Rebecca's practice is informed by a parallel career in the performing arts. She resides in Escondido, CA with her 13 year old son. Rebecca’s passion is to help people experience the miracle of being in human form and fall in love with their very own Laughing Body!
This retreat is open to beginners and will have enough depth for advanced practitioners and teachers. All Bodies Welcome!
We'll begin with guests arriving Friday, between 2:00-4:00 pm. First yoga class is 4:30, dinner is 6:15. Orientation & opening circle follow. Sunday finishes with closing circle followed by lunch. Checkout time is 2:00 PM. Gray Bear is a two hour drive from the Nashville airport, four hour drive from Crossville and 3.5 hours from Memphis. Please plan arrival/departure time with this in mind.
Gray Bear Lodge P.O. Box 682 Hohenwald, TN 38462