Schedule

Rita Naomi teaches in the Washington D.C. area and in the vicinity of National Parks across the United States.

OneHeartPath Nature Exploration classes: 

February 15 and 22, 2020

Practice the basics of mindfulness and awareness through movement, journaling, and pausing in nature. We will meet at a parking lot near the C and O canal and Marsden Tract.

One Heart Path Nature Exploration

REI classes:

Discovery in the National Parks with Rita Naomi

REI Timonium March 7 – 11a.m. to 1215 p.m. – $20

Thinking about traveling in the National Parks but life keeps getting in the way? Wanting to explore a few of them, wanting to do them all? Looking for tips on how to prepare and choose a trip? This session will start you on the path of discovery in our National Parks. The speaker Rita Naomi has homeschooled her son in the National Parks since 2016. Having spent time in 130 National Parks and Monuments out of almost 420, from Alaska to the East Coast of the USA, she will offer guidance and answer your questions on how to get out and discover our nation’s greatest natural treasures.

MIndful Outdoors

REI Timonium May 16 – 11AM to 1PM – Location TBA – $30

Mindfulness. Everyone seems to be talking about it. Defined as “the practice of paying attention to moment to moment awareness with non-judgment”, numerous studies show a positive effect on our wellbeing. But what if you are just not getting it inside? Or you want to deepen your appreciation of the outdoors? Or like most people, stuck in your current mind-stream and feeling challenged to detach from it? Come join experienced mindfulness practitioner and yoga teacher Rita Naomi as she leads a guided mindfulness practice outdoors. She has been to over 130 National Parks and Monuments, from Alaska to the US east coast, and has found these techniques apply everywhere. You will leave with connection inside and out, and a handout to foster your practice.

Experiencing the National Parks as a Person of Color

REI DC Flagship April 25 11AM-12PM – FREE

Thinking about traveling in the National Parks? Wanting to explore a few of them, wanting to do them all? Looking for tips on how to prepare and choose a trip? This session is designed especially for people of color and will start you on your own path of discovery in our National Parks. The speaker Rita Naomi has homeschooled her son in the National Parks since 2016. Having spent time in 130 National Parks and Monuments, from Alaska to the East Coast of the USA. She will offer insight into staying safe inside and out, and answer your questions on how to get out and connect and discover our nation’s greatest natural treasures.

Yoga Outdoors with Rita Naomi

REI Timonium May 23 – 11AM-1 PM – TBA – $30

Nothing like being outdoors! And with guided mindful movement after the end of a hike, even better. The teacher, Rita Naomi, has been a practicing healer for over 30 years, as a yoga teacher, physical therapist, and mindfulness practitioner. Over the last 4 years she has homeschooled her son in the National Parks, leading him to over 130 National Parks and Monuments from Alaska to the East Coast of the USA. In several National Parks around the country, she has taught yoga outdoors, and led small groups to the Tetons, Shenandoahs, and other locations. Join us for a nurturing and joyful experience. You will leave with connection inside and out, and a handout to foster a mindfulness practice All levels of yoga experience welcome.

Rita Naomi’s classes are based on her “4 pillars of healing” and outlined in her book, “The Unconventional Life”. Email for more details.

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Community Yoga and Potluck in Kensington, Maryland

January 24 – February 28, 2020. Friday, 630 p.m. 6 weeks, $90 CLASS FULL

May 1 – June 12, 2020, except May 22. Friday, 630 p.m. 6 weeks $90 Book class

October 2 – November 13, except October 12. Friday 630 p.m. 6 weeks $90

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Alaska: 

Anchorage, Wrangell St-Elias. Opportunities to take the train to Kenai Fjords, Denali, and Fairbanks.

Beringia Parks: Bering Land Bridge Preserve, Cape Krusenstern, Kobuk Valley National Park. Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrows.

Email for more details.

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Women’s Health and Empowerment

The course will include mindfulness based activities outdoors, yogic practices and guided meditation outdoors, drawing, journaling, and sitting in sacred circle.

Based on Rita Naomi’s 4 pillars of healing and outlined in her book, “The Unconventional Life”. Email for more details.

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Mindful Movement at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington:

All levels of movement welcomed. Donation based. 

Monday at 6:30 p.m. schedule here
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, Va. 22204
(before the meditation and dharma class of Jonathan Foust)

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 
River Road Unitarian Church
6301 River Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817
(before the meditation and dharma class of Tara Brach)

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Healthy Breasts and Vitality:
* Contact for Details

Suitable for most women: from preparing to get pregnant, post pregnancy and the prevention of breast pain and mastitis from nursing, to monthly hormonal shifts, moving into menopause or looking for overall balance. For women who have had breast cancer, breast surgery or lymph node removal, please contact me first to better determine your needs.

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Yoga for Pelvic Floor Healing and Vitality
* Contact for Details

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Sphincters and Bhandas: Gateway to Health
* Contact for Details

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Your Energy Blueprint: Developing Awareness for your Innate Healing Potential
* Contact for Details

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Contact her if you would like her to come to your area.