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Relax the shoulders and soften the face. Stay tuned for more workshops and events!

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Return to Self 
March 24th-26th

Inhale. Take a deep breath, turn your awareness inwards and welcome what you find there. Exhale. Welcome yourself exactly as you are.  Feel your way down into your body.


In a culture that is catapulting us forward at extreme speeds we forget we are deeply intuitive beings intimately connected to the rhythms and cycles of nature. We invite you to slow down, feel, drop into your senses, and escape into the beauty of nature. We will explore a variety of yoga practices including postures, restorative/yin, pranayama, meditation and sound healing led by Ashley Haselton and Mika Groscost. Yoga will be offered once on Friday 4:15p, twice on Saturday and once on Sunday. All levels are welcome. 

Gray Bear Lodge is located in Hohenwald, TN. A short, one-hour drive from Florence. There are over one hundred fifty acres of rolling hills for hiking, natural springs, a crisp shower in a waterfall, sacred moments in a hand-built wood-fired sauna, and a stone hot tub for soaking.


Please plan to arrive between 2-4pm on Friday, March 24th.

Check out on Sunday, March 26th at 2pm (after lunch).

*Thursday arrival available - please contact us for further details if you are interested.



  • Early Bird: $475 ($100 non-refundable deposit paid by March 1)

  • Regular Pricing: $500 ($100 deposit paid after March 1)

  • Payment in Full by March 10th


The price includes all vegetarian meals, lodging and full use of the Gray Bear facilities.

*Payments based on shared accommodations in Main Lodge

Additional Costs:

*Private and shared-private cabins

*Expert massage therapists are available and can be scheduled when you arrive. (Bring check or cash)


For any questions please contact:


"Resting rejuvenates my sense of mystery. In this simple act, I find my eyes are shifted to wonder and my heart spontaneously bursts with songs of gratitude.” Deborah Adele

Sign-up through our app or through the website. You will need to set up an account before booking. 


Restore & Reiki
(R & R)

February 11th
*Stay tuned for future classes.

In a world of chronic stress and speed, we need to balance this energy through the art of slowing down and deep, meaningful connection.


Join Ashley and Ella for a gentle, blended practice to restore your body and mind. This is a 90 minute offering incorporating restorative/yin postures and meditation guided by Ashley. In addition, Ella, Master Reiki Practitioner, will offer an ancient energetic healing technique. Together they will guide you through a sound bath to end our time together.


This workshop will be offered to a smaller group to utilize the props needed for each position, and to create a more intimate container to experience these healing practices.


FAQs and Sign up through YH app or website under COURSES

***Spaces LIMITED to 12


Beginner Series

*Stay tuned for future classes.

The beginner series is perfect for those who are new to yoga or would like to freshen up on the basics. Our 4-week series teaches new students the fundamentals of yoga and
provides a safe and engaging learning environment.

In this series you will learn proper yogic breathing techniques, sun salutations, standing poses, seated poses, and hip openers. Each session will conclude with a deep relaxation. The beginner’s series is taught in a sequential manner to help you build strength, flexibility and a sense of well being and relaxation to help you on or off the mat.

January 29th– Week 1: Intro of Yogic Breathing/ Sun Salutations
February 5th– Week 2: Standing/Balancing postures
February 12th– Week 3: Twists, backbends and forward folds
February 19th– Week 4: Beginner inversions & Heart openers

We will meet every Sunday for 4 weeks starting January 29th 2:00-3:30pm.

Pre-registration is required. Please register early as space is limited to 15 students and we expect the class will fill up.

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our yoga community right here in the Shoals! We know you will make lasting friends and feel good in your body and mind.


Sound Healing Session

February 25th
*Stay tuned for future classes.

Vibrational healing in full flow! A sound bath offers deep healing, and invites full relaxation through the mind and body. You will be guided into Savasana, supported by blankets, bolsters, blocks, an eye pillow, and any other cozy things that allow you to feel at ease.

Sound Bowl Therapy, as with any form of healing, is energetic and vibrational. Energy and vibrations are in constant circulation and flow. Our physical vessels are made up over 60% of water, and the vibrations of the bowls impact the body on a cellular depth, with the help of the water element. Aiding in the release of any past traumas, conscious, or unconscious~subconscious, and offers clarity through the body, as well as, fires up the digestive system.


Enjoy a timeless moment of Guided Meditation and Blissful Relaxation. Ananda.


*Please dress warm - your body temperature will start drop as you move into relaxation. Please feel free to bring your own pillow, extra blanket and socks. 

Sound healing
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