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The 4th Annual Very Special Yoga Teachers’ Retreat

October 19, 2017 - October 22, 2017

The 4th Annual Very Special Yoga Teachers’ Retreat is just for Yoga Teachers!
October 19-22, 2017 • Cost: $590.00


This year’s topic is:
Strength, Nimbleness & Resilience One Breath at a Time

How do we keep our motivation strong and clear? 
How do we take care of ourselves so we can care for our students?  
How can we maintain our own practice instead of planning classes on the mat? 
What does it mean to have a practice anyway?

Let’s spend 3 days together revisiting:

Our motivation and inspiration

Our understanding and wisdom

Our information and questions

Our talk and our walk


Rocking Mornings of 2.5 hour OM yoga asana classes!

It’s gonna take at least this long to get where we want to go — mindfully moving into twisty binds, big backbends and longer, stronger inversions.  Because we are all teachers here, you will get to work on material that you usually don’t get to practice in an average yoga class.  We will go slow and steady.

AND…Cyndi will work with everyone to help you figure out where you are stuck, why, and how to get unstuck.  Together we will learn a lot and have sweaty fun!

Chill out afternoons afternoons with Pranayama, Restorative & Meditation A balance to the morning and a path toward becoming intimate with ourselves. Meditation finishes each day to brighten our hearts as we meet the world. In between:

Mid-day Methodology sessions will focus on “right view” for teachers as we continue to manifest the elegant life practice of Being a Yogi.

There will a pre-homework reading and writing assignment.



Friday & Saturday

9:00am – 11:30am ~ Rocking Morning Practice

11:30am – 1:00pm ~ Lunch

1:00pm – 3:00pm ~ Mid-day Methodology

3:30pm – 5:00 ~ Chill Out Afternoon Practice


9:00am – 10:30am Yoga Church class with the Community

11am – 2pm Discussion: Re-entering the Stream


During lunch you can explore charming Lynchburg with it’s beautiful bluff walk overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and the James River and lots of cute down-town cafes and shops.

We will have some fun special activities, ie.: yoga movie night, walking meditation along the James River, meditating at the Anne Spencer House and dinner at Cyndi and Brad’s house on Saturday night.

This retreat will give you 30 credit hours.

Held at Yoga Goodness Studio.

For information on accommodation options in Lynchburg please CLICK HERE.  


Cost: $590.00

“An hour with Cyndi Lee is more valuable than an entire shelf full of yoga books.”
– Alexa Mergen, yoga & meditation teacher, Washington, D.C.

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October 19, 2017
October 22, 2017
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Yoga Goodness Studio
901 Jefferson St,
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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From The Yogis

  • Terri Bender Morrison, Owner, Mindful Motion Yoga, OM 500 TT 2015

    "Cyndi, I feel that my teaching has shifted a bit - sequencing is more interesting and effective. As I was driving home tonight, I thought about the statements of "leaving crumbs" and "connecting the dots". While you meant that for us as direction to be better teachers, I recognize you were doing that for us as well. I believe I am just now processing some of the things you taught this summer. The subtle parts of classes escaped me, but I am getting them now. Thank you for the crumbs, for leaving plenty of space between the dots....I think I see the moon."

  • Zan Margolis, OM 200 TT , 2012

    "The more yoga I experience, the more I realize how special it is that in your teacher trainings you actually teach your yogis how to *teach*"

  • Susan Golden, Studio Owner, Maine

    "Cyndi’s sense of humor and genius teachings have made this OM 500 TT very, very stimulating every minute of the day. I’ve learned so much. I can’t wait to let it all come together and bring this to my teachings and to my life."

  • Natalie Levin, OM Yoga Graduate, OM Warrior Weekend Teacher Training Program 2003

    "I am a graduate of the OM 2003 Warrior Weekend Teacher Training Program.  I had the honor to teach at OM yoga in New York City for several years.  I have since moved to another city and was instantly offered teaching jobs based solely on the fact that I had been a teacher at Cyndi Lee’s OM yoga.  Studio owners in my current city thought so highly of Cyndi Lee’s OM yoga Teacher Training that they hired me immediately and I found and continue to find that my OM yoga Teacher Training opens door after door for me.  OM yoga (practicing there, teaching OM yoga, and learning from Cyndi Lee) helped me professionally in my own yoga-teaching career.  Even more meaningfully for me, I feel that the path of mindfulness and attention to alignment that pours through the pores of OM yoga has influenced me and helped me to soften enough to become more “myself” since I first walked into the OM yoga studio."

  • Jeri Wilson, Studio Owner, Maine

    “I’m Jeri and I’m a studio owner in Maine and I just finished my 500 hr TT with Cyndi Lee. It was an excellent experience, partly because I had been trained primarily in Anusara and I was challenged to think very differently. I found it was very helpful to come back to teach with Cyndi’s influence. She is very, very funny and she will work you and challenge you and you will feel like you have actually gained something really deep from the training.”

  • Jeanie Gasque, Yoga Teacher, South Carolina, OM 500 TT 2015

    "Cyndi's skillful guidance lead me to a greater clarity of alignment based vinyasa.  The yoga combined with the charm of Lynchburg made the Sun Session an unforgettable experience."

  • Gina Callendar, Yoga Teacher, Yonkers, NY, OM 500 TT 2015

    "Cyndi truly follows the middle path and instills that in her teachings.  She combines disciple and humor to create an engaging, thought provoking and enlightening experience.  I had the pleasure of taking her 500 hour OM Yoga Teacher Training.  I have deepened my practice, work to continue challenge myself and never want to stop learning.  I am pretty comfortable teaching, but withCyndi’s guidance I am more confident in my hands-on adjustments and clarity of instruction with my students.  Thank you Cyndi for reinforcing my foundation, challenging me as a student and becoming my teacher.  I hope to continue to learn from you for many years to come.  Namaste."

  • Erica Settino, Founder, , Karuna for Animals

    "I have been teaching yoga for 12 years and over those 12 years I have often felt burned out and at a loss for inspiration. Now that I have taken Cyndi Lee’s OM 500 Teacher Training, I feel completely different, completely inspired, and so, so blessed. If you are even considering it, you must do it."

  • Donna Levenstien, Yoga Teacher, Lake George, NY

    "I am a student of the OM 200 and OM 500 TT. I keep learning from Cyndi Lee who is just a master teacher, every class I take, every hour I’m here she says something wonderful that I can bring into my life, onto my mat, into my classes with my students. As a teacher and a student, I feel enriched every time I’m with her and in her class."

  • Ann Megyas, Actor, Yoga Teacher, , Hospice Worker

    "I’m so glad I decided to take Cyndi Lee’s 500 hr TT. It advanced my personal practice in ways that I could not imagine. There is no pose I am afraid of anymore. It’s advanced my teaching practice, it’s advanced my dharma study. It’s just been a thrilling experience the whole time."