Free Slideshow presentation

of the trip to

Thailand and The Elephant Sanctuary

If you are interested in participating next year in

 the first Yoga and Animal Rights Retreat in Thailand

visiting  Elephants in Sanctuary,

this slideshow will give you a good look into

what we will be experiencing and learning.

May 19th @ North Portland Yoga



Mantra for Life

Establishing a Meaningful Practice 

June 11th-13th at Breitenbush Hotsprings



The purpose of this workshop is to activate the process in which the magic of life can be celebrated in our daily  living experience.

We will work with various practices including mantra meditation, active movement, writing, and ritual. This workshop will enhance the creative processes of finding our voice in this life.

To find out more and register

go to:


Yoga and Animal Rights Alliance

Would you like to go to Thailand next year and practice yoga and volunteer at an Elephant Sanctuary?

Save the dates January 27th-February 4th, 2018

A nine day retreat immersed in Thai culture and a day in the jungle with the Elephants. 

Cost of retreat is $1850 This includes:

  • transport from Chiang Mai to the retreat and back.

  •  9 days of Lodging and meals at the magical Earth Home Retreat

  • A day trip with Elephants in the jungle,

  • A Thai cooking class

  • A Thai Massage

  • A trip to the local temple and traditional Thai sauna

  • yoga, chanting, writing, meditation daily

$500 deposit saves your place. There is limited space for this retreat. Contact Sweethome to make arrangements:



 Please enjoy this short video about the Elephants that you will meet:


This is a grassroots project supported by you

bringing the practice of yoga and animal rights into the same sphere.

This collaboration brings awareness to our responsibility as humans

to this incredible planet we share with all other living beings.

The Gift of Witness

Mexico Retreat

Dates are set for the fall: 

November 12th-19th, 2017 co-teaching with Meghan Maris

The cost of this 7 day retreat is $1,350. This includes lodging in beautiful palapas at Los Naranjos Retreat Center, amazing meals served in an outdoor dining area surrounded by palms and bougainvilla, and yoga offerings by two unique teachers that create a powerful synergy. Asana, meditation, pranayama, chanting, philosophy, as well as creative writing support this process of learning in a nurturing paradise. 

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There will also be a retreat with Sweethome in March, 2018

More details to come.