January 25, 2013

Eco-Yoga retreat will offer relaxation, fun

by Jance Staten

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Take a weekend to connect with yourself and nature through Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Winter Renewal Eco-Yoga Coed Retreat Feb.15-17.

Both men and women will be able to enjoy yoga, meditation, healthy seasonal food and outdoor recreation at Touch of Nature Environmental Center.  Certified yoga instructor Sarah Kemp will lead four mixed-level yoga classes during the three-day course.  Other activities are included as well.

The price of the event is $150 per person, which will cover yoga, meals and all other

activities.  There are multiple lodging options available.  For two nights, guest may choose hotel-style rooms at a cost of $100 per person for a solo room, or $50 for double occupancy.  Participants may also select rustic lodging and shared bath facilities.  The cost for these rooms is $70 per person for a solo room or $35 for double occupancy.

Retreat sponsors are the University’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center and Recreational Sports and Services.

For more information or to register call 618/453-1121 or email tonec@siu.edu.  Additional details are also online at www.ton.siu.edu or www.reccenter.siu.edu.