tranquility du jour #219: the way of the happy woman

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Welcome to the 219th edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today’s show features upcOMing happenings and The Way of the Happy Woman with Sara Avant Stover.

Workshops + Retreats
Consider joining moi for a true tranquilologie experience:
* Art Journaling 3-hr Extravaganza in DC July 23  
* Benefit for the Animals in DC July 29
* Hip Tranquil Chick Retreat at Kripalu in Mass August 28-September 2
* Tranquility Project 4-week E-course starts September 7 
* Fall Tranquilologie Teleclass September 22
* 3-hr Women’s Urban Retreat in DC September 25 + November 12

* Yoga + Writing in DC November 6
* Hip Hop Yoga in DC December 16
* Costa Rica TBD
* Yoga + Art Retreat in Paris + Provence May 24 – June 2 SOLD OUT, second one added June 7-16, 2012
* Yoga Retreat in India November 2012

Featured Tranquilista: Sara Avant Stover
I’m the author of The Way of the Happy Woman: Living the Best Year of Your Life (New World Library) and a mentor, teacher, and speaker to women around the world. A Phi Beta Kapha and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Columbia University’s all women’s Barnard College, I took my first yoga class at age 18, sat my first meditation retreat a few years later, and knew immediately that I would devote my life to teaching. After being diagnosed with the early stages of cervical cancer in my early 20′s, I moved to Chiang Mai, Thailand where I lived for 9 years, embarked on a healing odyssey throughout Asia, and, as a multi-certified yoga teacher, served as one of the pioneer yoga teachers in that part of the world. Since that time I have studied with the leading spiritual masters of our time and have taught thousands of women in over a dozen different countries. My work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Fit Yoga, Pilates Style, and Yogi Times. I love good sleep, autumn, dark chocolate, sexy lingerie, and beautiful shoes! I continue to travel the world leading women’s workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings and now call Boulder, CO home.

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