The Beattie Sanctuary and Arboretum

Dancing on the beach

Man-and-Horse-that-Built-Civilization-72255758757HAPPY OSTARA  WELCOME TO SRING EQINOX 2015

Change is in the air and it is time to unfold our wings and find the balance between the seasons. This fertile time, full of energy and new light, is giving us the opportunity to put into motion all the dreams and thoughts cultivated this winter! No more whispers, it’s time to say, “I’m Here!” What creative adventures are you planning?



$15/class drop in


$48/4 class series

Morning Yoga   Starting March 19 Thursday Mornings 9am – 10:15 am
Join us thursday mornings for a traditional style yoga class with Frolic Taylor.  Enjoy her gentle, meticulous way of working with the whole body, mind & spirit. 



$15/class drop in


$48/4 classes

Afternoon QiGong & Yoga|Start May 4 Monday Afternoons 4:30 – 5:40 pm        Relax, relieve stress, and learn simple tools to bring comfort and peace to your body and mind. Wear comfortable clothing.  On nice days, we will be practicing outside on the Sanctuary grounds. 

jane-austen-tea-party-devon-cream-tea-strawberry-jam-e1359596630250UnknownSanctuary Tea Ceremony with King Arthur Breads & Scones | Saturday, May
23 | 1 – 4 pm | $18 per Guest.   
The history of tea is fascinating and offers great insight into the history of our world.  It has traveled the world conquering the thirsts of virtually every country on the planet. Tea is the most popular beverage in the world as well as one of the healthiest. If you have ever wondered about the origins of tea, come steep a hot cup of tea and explore the history of this illustrious leaf over the centuries! Enjoy a demonstration of making fresh King Arthur breads and scones, adding to your tasting experience & palette sensations.   More information

Fresh picked chamomile and scented geranium tea flowers

Unknown Fresh picked chamomile and scented geranium tea flowers

The Alchemy of making Skin Salves, blending essential oils & other healing Garden Herbs | Saturday, July 18 |  9am-3pm | $95 per Person, lunch included |  Essential oils and garden herbs have been used in cultural Healing arts  as long as humans have inhabited the earth.  Cultivated and preserved correctly, essential oils can be viable for thousands of years.  With care, wisdom and knowledge, garden herbs, salvesIMG_1899 and blends can offer healing to the simplest and sometimes most perplexing medical challenges.  Explore the characteristics, properties and blending principles of pure, therapeutic grade essential oils.  Forage The Beattie Sanctuary healing gardens and trails for exotic herbs that you will transform into useful household healing items.  Create your own blends of skin salve, body oils, teas, and water mists to take home along with a generous information packet to reference again and again!    More information

new_blue ANIMAL AMBASSADOR 50 HOUR INTENSIVE ~ July 13-17, 2015 $799 per Person  - Fulfill an unspoken dream; become a representative & messenger of 548190_448433211843473_1302541463_ngoodwill for nature.  Join a unique hands on training & meditation program, working with domestic and wild animals, to better understand the true nature of earth’s creatures. Experience a variety of encounters with land, water and air animals.  Explore the numerous paths of QiGong meditation and non-verbal communication available between humans and animals.    Practice energetic tools to better understand the language and needs of both domestic pets and wild animals.  Learn how to preserve these teachings and wisdom for our future generations.   EMAIL or click here for more workshop information  

Jean Van Etten

Jean Van Etten, NY State instructor for Society for Cancer Massage

Massage for People Living with Cancer |24 hours CEU credits|  July 24-26 | 8:30am – 5:30 pm ea. day | $489 incl. lunch | Registration deadline 7/3/15 | Class Size Limited.    A 3-Day intensive course with Jean Van Etten for licensed, certified,
or professional massage therapists.  New York State’s only certified Teacher in oncology massage will be at The Beattie Sanctuary this summer.  This course combines lecture, hands on practice, group sharing, visual aids, demonstration and a final day for a practice clinic with clients who have a history of cancer treatment.  More information


ESCAPE & REJUVENATE ~ 2 NIGHTS/3 DAYS, $689/Guest including everything ~ Relaxation begins the moment you arrive to your beautifully decorated King Suite!  Spend a few days nurturing your body, mind and spirit with personal yoga, qigong, meditation, hula hooping, massage or acupuncture treatments.  Pamper your soul for breakfast, lunch & dinner, with the culinary artistry of Chef Susan and the magical nuances of The Beattie Sanctuary!  Custom designed packages available EMAIL for more information!

DISAPPEAR, ESCAPE & REJUVENATE ~ 3 NIGHTS/4 DAYS….. $989/Guest including everything ~ Add an extra day to the package above with additional treatments, free time, movie marathons, facials, walking the Labyrinth, whatever your
heart desires!  Book your get away during the summer months and enjoy our 25’X45′ in ground pool!

Wellness IMMERSION PROGRAMS (Half & Full Week Programs ~ $750/$1200)   Are You Happy with your health?  Are you happy with your life?  The chaos & responsibilities of life have ways of depleting our inner resources to the point of dull pains, numbness or incoherent acceptance.  There may be repetitive messages coming from your body, mind or soul that are taking you from doctor to doctor, practitioner to therapist, without clear answers or plans of action that satisfy your questions.  Give yourself the time to get away and learn more about complimentary medicine: individual eating & cooking lessons with recipes, lifestyle evaluations, incorporating nature, meditation, acupuncture, massage, or other treatments into your new life.  Experience a variety of yoga postures, QiGong therapy, essential oils, animal communication and more during your 4 – 7 day stay in a luxurious King Suite.  Take advantage of the Sanctuary resources and wisdom to make 2015 one of your best years

Feel Good Photos of the week…  Send an EMAIL for more information


Music for Chavassana


Happy New Year!


Kristin & Sonja Burns


Dan from FOJO Bean coffee


Dessert bites for Coffee College


Happy 60th Birthday Monica!


Hidden Wild Game camera shot


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