Working through grief, whether it be due to the loss of a loved one or of a relationship, loss of financial stability or of health or a cherished dream, can be the hardest work one will ever do.  It takes tremendous courage, patience, and strength to bring mindfulness and compassion to our life during this time.  What we know, however, is that pain and suffering not transformed gets transmitted to other areas of our lives; and as difficult and scary as it may seem, facing our grief is one of the most generous acts we can offer ourselves.

In this workshop we will address the many facets of loss (emotional, intellectual and physical) and discover new ways to support ourselves during this fragile time in order that we may heal.  Wherever you are in the process, this is an invitation to join in a nurturing and supportive environment in the hope that healing may begin or continue in the process of unfolding. The workshop will consist of a short introduction, asana practice for all levels, meditation, shavasana, and ritual for those who want to participate.

Workshop instructor Lisa Norvell has been teaching Vinyasa style flow classes since 2007. She has BA in Communications from USC and is a certified life coach. She has completed the Sacred Art of Living and Dying National education program through the Sacred Art of Living Program out of Bend. Lisa has been a Hospice volunteer through Ashland Community Hospital and has served on the board for Wintersprings, a local nonprofit which helps people “face loss and embrace life again.” Her commitment to this topic comes from her own deep personal loss and desire to invite some lightness, dialogue, and healing to this hard to integrate area of our lives we will all face.

WHEN: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 10:00am prompt

WHERE: Sanctuary One at Double Oak Farm, meet at Farm Stand

TICKETS available online only

COST: $60 registration fee per participant, includes t-shirt and lunch

*scholarships may be available for those in need. Email info@sanctuaryone.org for more information.