Nourish your Nature

Ayurveda, Herbal Walk & Wild Tastings, Restorative Yoga & Sound Bath

Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower & Leigh Evans
Sat. July 20


Join us for a daylong immersion in the wisdom of ancient healing practices which reveal the pathways to deepen your connection to yourself, the elements, and the earth. Awaken the joyous heart and cool the fire element, Pitta Dosha with Leigh through Ayurveda Summer self-care practices, deeply nourishing sound healing, and restorative yoga. Take a little adventure with Marguerite into the gardens and fields of Roxbury, New York where those weeds you were pulling out you thought were intruders will astound and challenge your senses to discover just how they can feed your body, nourish your soul and support you and your gardens over all balance and abundance.

10:30-12pm – AYURVEDA – Pitta Dosha seminar with Leigh
12-1:30pm – Lunch
2-4:00-pm – HERBAL WALK & WILD FOOD TASTINGS with Marguerite
4:30-6:00pm- RESTORATIVE YOGA & SOUND BATH with Leigh

Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower, RN, Clinical Herbalist, Wild Crafter and co-founder of Plant Pioneers. As launching co-founder of Plant Pioneers a human-plant relations movement, Marguerite sees her work as an eco-centric educational platform where she invite’s people to become interested in plants, in all of its capacities. Her focus is in outdoor encountered based learning with plants and trees where activities develop ones observational and listening skills with ‘the-Nature-that-surrounds-us’, thus allowing plant phenomena to speak. And of course, the foundation of what she does is on Nature conservancy.

Leigh Evans, (500 E-RYT), founder and director of Yoga Sukhavati Teacher Training Programs. Yoga Sukhavati’s Seasonal vinyasa classes are infused with Ayurveda, Buddhism, and Women’s healing practices. Passionate yogini and explorer, Leigh is a senior yoga teacher based in Brookyn, NY. She is a go-to resource for Seasonal yoga and wellness practices, Ayurveda yoga, sleep yoga, and women’s yoga practices. Leigh has over 25 years of experience teaching creative alignment based yoga classes. Her seasoned approach can transform any student who craves insight on the body and the human experience. From the study of Yoga and Ayurveda in India to Thai massage in Chiang Mai and sound healing, Leigh’s breadth of knowledge gives her the tools to teach practical applications that can change student’s everyday lives. Leigh teaches Festivals, teacher trainings, retreats, and workshops nationally and internationally.


Our retreat space in the Western Catskills is nestled in the valley of the Moresville mountain range, near historic Roxbury, New York. Dedicated to yoga, education, and wellness, Downstream Retreats is located on ten acres of meadows and woodland with many spots to socialize or quietly enjoy the natural beauty. For classes and gatherings, we have a spacious, two story converted barn and a restored 1850s farmhouse. Both sit alongside a rushing mountain stream that feeds into the nearby East Branch of the Delaware River. The Catskills are our backyard with nearby hiking trails, skiing, cycling, swimming and outdoor recreation available year round.

Downstream Retreats
234 MacMore Road
Roxbury, NY, 12474


$60 – Early Bird Special by 7/10
$80 – after 7/10

Daylong immersion 7/20

For info – contact leigh@leighevansyoga.com or downstreamretreats@gmail.com