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Deep Tissue Massage

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is Happy to Announce  
 an Evening of
Friday September 19th
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Suggested donation $10 -$15 
 Join us for a soothing evening of sound healing, mudras, and meditation.
 The evening will start with grounding and toning exercises.
 We will use the ancient yogic practice of hand gestures, along with the use of voice
 for the purpose of healing, centering, energizing and connecting to our Divine Essence
This is a gentle journey open to all.

Earth: Womens  Journey through  Nature,  Sound and  Movement
Connect with your earthly roots and tap into the healing power of Nature.
Join Cheendana and Maryse through Hatha Yoga, nature rituals and sound healing.
Lets's celebrate together the wisdom, grace and beauty of our ancestral connection to the Great Mother Earth.
Saturday September 20th
1 pm - 5:30 pm
Avalon Gardens
1199 Russia Road, Black Rock, Nova Scotia
For more info and registration, Contact: Cheendana 902-538-8544 or chee@somagardens.com
$45 snack and tea included
At 6pm
Festive Harvest Dinner
3 Course Vegan Meal by Guest Chef
Please RSVP with Cheendana when you register.

Divine Feminine

Exploring Beauty, Creativity and Power of the Dark


Maryz and Cheendana

Saturday, November 30th


Avalon Gardens

1199 Russia Road

(20 minutes north of Berwick)


Come to Some or All of the day

Bring Journal, Pen, Blanket, Drum and Rattles

Fees are as noted Plus $10 for a light lunch

Dinner will be potluck


Yoga and Sound Healing

10 am –12 noon

A yogic journey into the landscape of our being. The journey will be accompanied by live soundscapes,

 including your own voice. An opportunity to delve deep into yourself in a playful and nourishing way

 thru partner and group poses, exploring the source of creativity.

Cost $15-$25 (sliding scale)

Limited to 10 women


Grace and Power, Embracing the Dark Goddess

1:30 pm—4:30 pm

As we slowly venture into the darkest time of year, lets embrace this moment of introspection to explore 

  the deep hidden undercurrent of our psyche, and find the power of our true creative life force.

Through Prayer, chant, Ceremony, sacred movement, ecstatic body posture, creative writing

 and sharing, embody the full potential of your being.

Bring a Journal and Pen

For more information www.yogictranceformation.net

Cost $30- $45 (sliding scale)

Limited to 15 women


Sacred Chant of the Goddess

7 pm—9 pm

An evening of Chant, sounding and Meditation

Suggested donation of $10 or pay what you can

Women and Men welcome


To Register Contact Cheendana at chee@somagardens.com or call 902-538-8544


Spring Yoga
Avalon Gardens
1199 Russia Road, Black Rock, Nova Scotia
(20 minutes North of Berwick near the Annapolis Valley)
May 18th, 2013
 (includes a light lunch related to spring cuisine)
space is limited to 10 people
Come learn, practise and explore Your Yoga Practise with Spring Awareness.
I will present health related material for the Liver, Gall Bladder and Cleansing aswell as some dietary suggestions related to Spring.
We will move thru a guided spring yoga practise focusing on breath, details related to Asana practise that support the liver and gall bladder meridian as well as guided imagery related to the various themes and energetics of the wood element of spring:
Growth, flow, rebirth, renewal, movement, motivation,
compassion, decisiveness, appropriate anger, self assertion, direction, confidence, committement.
Please pre-register by May 13th with a deposit of $20 to secure your place. Remainder of the fee is due upon your arrival.
Please send your deposit to the address below payable to
 Lorie-Ann Martin (Cheendana)
Avalon Gardens
Yoga, Herbal and Learning Center
1199 Russia Road
Black Rock, Nova Scotia
B0P 1V0
Current study: Human Design

CheendanaCraniosacral Balancing & Deep Tissue Massage with Cheendana

Sessions are $75 for a one hour session and $100 for an hour and a half session. For more details - check out Cheendana's brochure.


Directions to Avalon Gardens
Take exit 15 off Highway 101 and turn north towards Harbourville on route 360 for about 11km. You go straight up over the mountain, down the other side until about a third of a mile from the Bay of Fundy, before descending into the village of Harbourville. Turn right onto the Russia Road which is a dirt road. Go about 5 km. We are on the left hand side, 1199 Russia Road. We have a long driveway, which you will see.

  Making Love in Dandelions

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2 Billion Voices for Peace

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Avalon Gardens
Tel: 902-538-8544   Email:
1199 Russia Rd, Canada Creek, NS, Canada  B0P 1V0