Archive for December, 2016

Gratitude and New Years Blessings

Thanks to all who participated in the Benefit classes at Turtle Haven, just before the holidays.  The two classes generated much healing and stillness, prayers for the world, and $726 to contribute towards local and global people in need. May the New Year bring surprising and restorative illumination, as we gather and seek ways to continue to bring more ease and peace to this planet, to our own lives, and to those in the greatest need. 


Hope — chocolate is a verb

My dear friend  Judy Kleinberg created this beautiful piece in a time when many of us seek beauty and inspiration to travel through challenging days, and I wanted to share it here! She has an inspiring blog called Chocolate is a Verb! Also included is my flyer for the Winter Quarter. Blessings in the coming days as we prepare to cross the threshold into 2017.



speak your piece on earth © j.i. kleinberg (with thanks to NASA)

via Hope — chocolate is a verb

Class IS Happening this Evening 12/14

The road to Turtle Haven  is stable in packed snow and a little bit of ice, but has been sanded, and feels safe if one travels mindfully, and with a vehicle that can handle such conditions. Let me know if you have questions or concerns! Looking forward to practicing with you….


Yoga for December 13th Cancelled

Greetings Friends,

It is Winter Wonderland here, and not looking to disappear soon enough for comfortable driving to yoga for the Tuesday 9:45 class, tomorrow morning. Please spread the word, if you have carpooling friends who may not see this! I will put a message on my phone as well.  Those who paid for the class may take a credit for another class series or a drop in! Let me know if you have questions. The class on the 20th that is a benefit is still scheduled for NEXT Tuesday. If you wish to come and have not preregistered please send a check. Details in the attached flyer:lit-from-within-_-fall-2016

December 11th Fundraising Class Update!


Dear Friends,

I just arrived home from an inspiring evening listening to the Kulshan Chorus! The road conditions are perfect until Rutsatz Road, and our dirt road back to Turtle Haven. Because rescheduling would be very difficult at this busy time of year, I am going forward with the fundraising class tomorrow morning. If you have a car with snow tires, or AWD you would certainly be fine! There is just quite a bit of slushy snow…. even an ordinary car at slow speed would very likely be fine, but I know we all have varying standards for comfortable snow driving! Thus, here is my proposal:

1. Please come if you feel fine about driving, given my description.
2. If you will not come, due to discomfort with driving conditions, there MAY be room in the Tuesday class, on the 20th 9:45 to 11:45, which could be taken as an alternate class. Let me know if this would be your option. If you would like to donate the tuition you paid though you will not attend a class, that is of course a possibility. If you wish for me to refund your money, I am glad to send you a check.

If you would let me know your choice, that would be much appreciated…
I hope to practice with as many of you as possible tomorrow morning, as per the original plan!

Warmly, Elizabeth