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Autumn Rest: Restorative Yoga Retreat

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Friday, October 25 to
Sunday, October 27, 2024

Blue Mountain Retreat Center 1032 Hoffmaster Rd, Knoxville, MD

In the autumn, nature prepares for the introspective hibernation of winter. This retreat is your chance to do that too. Join your fellow yogis to quiet your mind, soothe your nervous system, release deeply held tension, and unlock your body’s potential for healing.

The main focus of the weekend is Restorative Yoga. In addition, you have options for more active all levels Hatha Yoga, hiking or leisurely walking, massage, quiet time, reading, napping, and socializing with good company.

You are welcome to participate in as much or as little as you like. Activities are suitable for students of all levels and abilities. Above all, no yoga or meditation experience is necessary.

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Location & Accommodations

Blue Mountain Retreat Center is a homelike eco-friendly retreat center situated in a small rural community in the hills near Harper’s Ferry, just 65 miles away from DC. The 27-acre property is also home to Tiny Haven

The 9 bedrooms in the retreat center rooms have access to the center's three bathrooms. Rooms have one to four twin-size European-style platform beds and high quality mattresses. The large shared common rooms have large dining tables and cozy nooks to curl up with a book or some knitting between the yoga sessions.

Retreat center owner Beth Ehrhardt prepared delicious organic vegan meals. Cheese, yogurt, milk, and fresh eggs (from the retreat center's chickens "The Bucky Ladies") are available. All meals include gluten-free options.

Retreat Schedule


4-6:30 pm arrival and check in
6:30 pm dinner
7:30–9 pm Restorative Yoga


Note: breakfast is self-serve; available at any time
8–9 am all levels Hatha Yoga
10:30 am–12 pm Restorative Yoga
12:30 pm lunch and free time
5–6:30 pm Restorative Yoga
6:30 pm dinner and free time


Note: breakfast is self-serve; available at any time
8–9 am all levels Hatha Yoga
10:30 am–12 pm Restorative Yoga
12:30 pm lunch and departure


Massage appointments and private lessons are available throughout the weekend.


Cost includes Friday and Saturday night stay, 6 meals, and all yoga sessions. 

Private Room – $589 per person

Shared room for 2 – $439 per person

(if you do not indicate a roommate during registration, one will be assigned)

Shared room for 3 or 4 - $413 per person

(if you do not indicate roommates during registration, they will be assigned)

Massage - $98 per hour

Private Lesson - $98 per hour

  • Restorative Yoga Retreat Cancellation and Payment Policies
    Should you be unable to attend the retreat, your cancellation request must be received in writing via email to at least 30 days prior to the start of the retreat in order to receive a refund. Cancellation requests received after 30 days prior but before 14 days prior to the retreat start may be eligible for a credit towards a future retreat. This credit expires after 6 months. Cancellation requests received within 14 days prior to the retreat are not eligible for refunds or credits. Paid registrations are transferable to another individual at any time and are not subject to administrative fees. All refunds and credits are subject to a $50 non-refundable administrative fee.
  • Liability Waiver
    I am aware that some yoga practices require physical exertion that may be strenuous, and participation in yoga may result in accident or injury. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in the yoga classes offered by Tara Lemerise Yoga/Tara Lemerise. I assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries or damages, known or unknown, which I might incur as a result of participating in class. By signing, I agree to release from all liability and to hold harmless Tara Lemerise/Tara Lemerise Yoga and its owners, officers, employees and agents from any claim, including but not limited to claims for property damage, personal injury, death or loss of any kind arising out of yoga classes. My heirs and legal representatives also forever release Tara Lemerise/ Tara Lemerise Yoga from all liability.
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