Nature as Magic : A Yoga & Herbal Immersion


A Yoga and Herbal Immersion

with Justine Bacon

June 28 – July 1, 2019

Join Justine Bacon & Julia Alvarez for an extended summer weekend at a small scale medicinal herb farm!  Take a drive to the beautiful & magical oasis of Raven Crest Botanicals in upstate New York. Feel the rolling hills of forest around you, see the bright stars set high above you in a deep night sky & enjoy the fragrance of wild flowers dancing in the wind.  Immerse yourself into Nature. Commit yourself to your yoga practice. Emerge new, whole & beaming with magic.

What’s Included:

  • A three day, 3 night weekend of community, fresh air, & yoga!
  • Yummy vegetarian & vegan meals (Friday dinner, 3 meals Saturday & Sunday, Monday breakfast), event insurance, taxes, gratuities. (Have a special food request?  Please let us know!)
  • Access to a natural & serene swimming pond, farm grounds &  botanical        gardens for nature walks & hikes!
  • Bonfires, live music & mystical story telling
  • 2 beautifully balanced yoga classes/day with Justine & Julia
  • 1 workshop w Justine & Julia
  • “Herbs for Meditation”, a very special workshop with Raven Crest Botanicals Founder, Susanna Raven!  Dive into the tincture making process as well as topical potions such as herbal salves and balms. The best part? You get to take some with you to enjoy beyond our weekend together!
Justine Bacon:

A Philadelphia based teacher, Justine is an explorer of mind, heart & world, with a deep passion for nature. Students know her best for the intentional and breath driven nature of her Fusion style classes, her specialty Cyclist’s and Runner’s yoga classes and her stirring playlists. Aside from studio classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings, Justine has taught large events and festivals such as Wanderlust108! Justine is the owner of Yoga Brain in East Falls, a studio that reflects the passion Justine has of studying many traditions, enjoying diversity and placing the breath at the center of practice. #CreateYourConsciousness

Justine holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Temple University.  She is a 200HR certified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance with the E-RYT and YACEP designations and over 3,000 teaching hours. She also holds certifications and continued education credits in Yin Yoga, SUP Yoga as well as Power Yoga and Hot Yoga fusion formats.

Julia Alvarez:  
Julia has been practicing yoga for over 10 years and teaching for 5, all thanks to the synchronicities she has found guiding her to her true path. In 2014, she received her 200hr Vinyasa Yoga training through Sonic Yoga in NYC. Her teaching style is nurturing and intuitive, and her goal to create a space for students to find their own mind/body/spirit connection. She works closely with women and children, and weaves divine feminine energy throughout her classes. When not practicing yoga, she can be found somewhere collecting seashells or making herbal potions!

Accommodations: early pricing ends 4/20

Camping $425/$595

There are many beautiful spots to pitch a tent around the farm with access to indoor and outdoor showers and bathrooms

Shared Room or Shared Bed $585/$675

The peaceful and beautifully decorated Mullein House has shared rooms and beds available.

Single Room $675/$825

The beautiful Mullein House and Cabin offer single rooms with shared bathroom.  

A $150 Non-refundable deposit is required to hold your space.

Please email Justine directly to register!