Dance, Voice, Yoga & Play
August 2017

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Dance, Voice, Yoga & Play

A Wild Life Sanctuary™ Retreat

August 06, 2017 – August 11, 2017
Rhinebeck, NY
Jovinna Chan, Jurian Hughes
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Do you long to embody greater freedom and fearlessness? To be released from your own limitations of perfectionism and self-judgment?

Drop your expectations and expand your spontaneity in this fun and inspiring workshop with Jovinna Chan and Jurian Hughes, both accomplished teachers and trainers of yoga, dance, movement, voice, and theater arts.

Through movement, meditation, creativity practices, and laughter, you:

  • Experience the healing power of soulful and sacred dance
  • Nurture radical acceptance of your voice and body
  • Utilize the art and intelligence of theater techniques to rekindle your child-like self and fire up imagination
  • Strengthen connection to your body’s innate pranic wisdom through practices of meditation in motion
  • Absorb yourself in the restorative beauty of nature
  • Surprise yourself

Regardless of age, experience, shape, or size, this program leaves you refreshed and ready to rock the world.

Scholarships: The scholarship application deadline for this program has passed.

Continuing Education
  • YA - Yoga Teachers +$50
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Jovinna Chan and Jurian Hughes are also teaching Dance Into Joy.

Things to Bring:

Please bring comfortable clothes for movement, including layers you can easily put on and take off. If weather permits we may go outside briefly.

Please also bring sunscreen, a hat, insect repellant, sunglasses, comfortable shoes and a journal/notebook and pen.


Please note that there is a special schedule for this course:

4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.–8:20 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Celebrating Community or Centering Into the Omega Experience
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Commuter check-in (if not checked-in the previous evening)
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
Noon–1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

Dining Hall Hours (Dinner is included on arrival day):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.


Jovinna Chan, E-RYT 500, is cofounder of Shakti Initiation™ and A Wild Life Sanctuary™. Formerly an assistant dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga and a 200- and 500-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher trainer, Chan is currently a Pranotthan Yoga School 200-hour teacher trainer and is also certified in Let Your Yoga Dance, Soul Motion™, and more.

Jurian Hughes, E-RYT 500, MFA, cofounder of A Wild Life Sanctuary™, is a longtime faculty member at Kripalu, a yoga teacher trainer, Let Your Yoga Dance® trainer, voice coach, and theater performer. Known for her passionate, playful, and inspiring teaching style, Jurian leads workshops and trainings that cultivate self-esteem, freedom, and joy. She is the creator of the CD and DVD Deep and Delicious Yoga.