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January Discount Offered for Summer Veteran’s Retreat in France

Afro Yoga International is hosting a Reboot Recharge Retreat for Vets in the French countryside July 22-27 and are offering a discount for those who register in January. In addition, 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Expedition Balance, a non-profit organization serving Veterans with PTSD.

The retreat includes six days and five nights at Praana Wellness Retreat Center in Chez Vallee, one massage, one reflexology session, healthy meals, yoga sessions, meditation sessions, an introduction to Ayurveda, a Cognac facility tour, and lunch on an exclusive beach. A couples discount is also available.

Afro Yoga owner Alicia Dugar says, “Readers of Natural Awakenings magazine can support Veterans by wholly or partially sponsoring a Veteran so they can enjoy this well-deserved respite from everyday stress.” To sponsor a Vet, email

Alicia is an internationally certified yoga instructor whose experience with Veterans began with her Marine Corps family. She teaches at Yoga One in Pearland and volunteers with the Military Veterans Peer Network and Expedition Balance. Amanda Graham, a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of counseling experience, owns the Praana Wellness Center where the retreat will be held, and is co-host of the event.

Retreat fee is $1500 (mention Natural Awakenings magazine to receive a $100 discount past the normal January 5 deadline). For more information, visit See CRG Listing, page 31 in our online issue.

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