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Honoring the Light Within with Megan Battis
  • Honoring the Light Within with Megan Battis

    $350.00Price

    Checkout is for the deposit only, invoice for the full amount will be sent promptly to the email provided at checkout.

     

    Details:

    Join Megan Bettis for her second retreat at Casa Copal in the Mayan Riviera for the brightest week of the year! During the summer solstice, the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, giving us the longest day of the year. Summer is a time of hope, and it gives us an opportunity to nurture ourselves and our ability to be the light and to find meaning in our journey. Experience connection, love, and freedom at this oceanfront retreat as we nourish and honor our inner light through movement, breath work, meditation, delicious food, adventure, and play. All levels welcome.

     

    RETREAT INCLUDES:

    – 6 nights at Casa Copal

    – Daily yoga (sunrise vinyasa & evening slow flow/restorative practices)

    – Morning meditation, breath work, and writing prompts

    – Meals (except 1 offsite lunch & dinner)

    – Shamanic Sound Bath

    – Summer Solstice Ceremony

    – Snorkeling/diving in cenotes

    – Day trip to Mayan Ruins and Tulum

    – Evening trip to Playa Del Carmen

    – Private swimming pool

    – 1-hour massage

    – Access to beach bikes, paddle boards, kayaks, and snorkel masks

    – Airport shuttle to/from Cancun (arrival and departure at a set time)

     

    Bio:

    I’ve been studying movement my entire life. I studied Dance Performance at SMU in Dallas, and then moved to Austin where I began performing professionally and teaching dance on the side. An ankle injury in 2008 ruined my life (temporarily) until it forced me to realize I was in love with teaching and choreographing dance. I pivoted away from my own dancing to focus on serving others through dance education.

     

    Looking for a way to move without aggravating my ankle, I strutted into my first vinyasa class in an Uptown Dallas studio in fall 2011 (thinking I owned the place) and promptly had my ass handed to me. I was shocked to find that yoga challenged me physically, mentally, and emotionally. It hurt to hold my hair dryer up for a week. But it was the deep spiritual connection I found that had me hooked. Before yoga, it had only been accessible to me through dance. I had to learn more. The rest is history.I’ve been back in my hometown of Little Rock since late 2015.

     

    I lead a rich, fulfilling life moving alongside wonderful and supportive friends, family, and students. I’m proud to serve my community as a full time Dance Department faculty member at Parkview Arts & Science Magnet High School, teach at Rock City Dance Center, and at Camp Yoga & SUP. Outside of the studio you can catch me leading Moon Circles, popping into fitness classes, strolling about with Mr. Darcy (the red heeler in the photo), drinking too many double cappuccinos, adding books to my collection, and leading the occasional workshop and retreat. I hope to see you along the way.

    IMPORTANT! After paying your deposit, you will receive an email containing a link to a special form that you need to fill in.

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