Summer Solstice 2017- Celebrating Women!

The Power to Rise Above Challenges and Create Peace
This 3 hour women’s retreat includes Yoga, Meditation, Ayurvedic Women’s Health Teachings , and Ear Acupuncture

Sunday, June 25
9 am – 12 noon


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This workshop will include:

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation (modifications provided), Deep Relaxation, Vedic Teachings and Psycho-Education about the Unique Design and Strengths of a Woman, Uplifting Discussions and Practical Support Tools for the Busy Modern Woman.

Ayurvedic Women’s Health Teachings including Tools for Immunity Boosting, Holistic Nutrition with Discussion of the Doshas, Feminine Balancing Recipes, & Support for Hormonal Balance Community Ear Acupuncture to Relieve Stress and Trauma; Access your Inner Peace more directly when you receive the needles to reset and relax the organs and systems that are adversely affected by stress and trauma.

Mary Straub Pargas, M.A., is a certified Yoga Therapist and Counseling Intern for The Center for Relational Health, providing programs and counseling services that invite mind-body integration and holistic wellness. In addition to providing clinical mental health counseling, Mary specializes in the integrated therapeutic wellness for individuals, couples and families with needs encompassing issues of stress, anxiety, depression, self-identity, relationships, emotional and mental balance, career goals, and overall physical health.
If you are interested in additional work with Mary, you can contact her at or 540-246-7492

Whitney Erwin, M.Ed., is a Licensed Massage Therapist & Ayurvedic Educator with Four Seasons Harmony. The evidence-based health benefits of Whitney’s services include creating within body and mind an optimum environment for healing to take place, reduction of anxiety and depression, pain relief, actively engaging in a lifestyle of preventive health, and many others. Consultation services include customized, holistic recommendations based on the natural healing system of Ayurveda that has been practiced successfully for thousands of years.
To learn more or schedule an appointment with Whitney, contact her at or 540-383-9589

Amara Franko Heller, L.Ac., has been practicing and teaching Chinese medicine and martial arts in Harrisonburg at Shen Dao Clinic since 2008. She is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a Certified Instructor of Xingyi Quan and Bagua Zhang. She also teaches Meridian Qi Gong and has served as Vice President of the North American Tang Shou Tao Association for the past 10 years. In addition to seeing patients in her private practice, Amara also practices community acupuncture.
For further information, or to schedule, contact Amara at or call 540-421-5671