Yoga and Mantra | ONLY 1 Cottage Left!!

  • Ratna Ling Retreat Center Ratna Ling Retreat Center
  • 35755 Hauser Bridge Rd. Cazadero, CA 95421 United States
  • Oct 4 - 6, 2019 (3 days)
  • $848.00 - For 1 guest for 2 nights with exclusive use of a private two bedroom cottage (limited availability) $648.00 - For 1 guest for 2 nights in a private bedroom in a shared two bedroom cottage. We choose your roommate. $598.00 - $1196 total for 2 g

About This Event

EXPLORE THE UNION OF MIND, BODY, AND SPEECH THROUGH ANCIENT PRACTICES OF HATHA YOGA AND MANTRA YOGA

This retreat will allow you to experience the harmonizing effects of breathing, postures, meditation, and chanting in the sacred traditions of Bhakti Yoga, Vinyasa, and Tibetan Buddhism.  You will begin to see the powerful connection between your thoughts, language, voice, sound vibration, and manifestation.

This weekend includes:

Yoga for all levels

Reciting yoga mantras

Kirtan (musical chanting)

Tibetan mantra meditation

Bodywork, acupuncture, and massage for additional cost at the Mandala Wellness Center

SCHEDULE (subject to change):

Friday

3:00-4:00 Check-in

4:30-5:30 Yoga & Mantra (All Levels) – Gloria

5:30-6:15 Dinner

6:30-7:30 Opening Circle – Gloria & Friends

 

Saturday

8:00-8:45 Breakfast

9:00-10:00 Introduction to Mantra – Gloria

11:00-12:15 Yoga & Mantra (All Levels) – Gloria

12:15-1:00 Lunch

1:00-4:30 Quiet time, bodywork and massage by appointment

4:30-5:30 Tibetan Mantra Meditation – Ros

5:30-6:15 Dinner

7:00-8:00 Kirtan Music Gathering – Gloria & Friends

 

Sunday

8:00-9:00 Yoga & Mantra – Gloria (All Levels)

9:00 – 10:00 Closing Circle- Gloria & Friends

10:00-11:00 Brunch

12:00 Check out

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

YOGA & MANTRA

These yoga classes are designed for all levels, incorporating breathing, stretching, and fluid movements, guided by live chanting in the beginning and end of practice..  The postures and techniques help to stabilize and calm the nervous system, strengthen muscles, and tone the organs, bringing more ease and circulation throughout the body. You can expect to feel more relaxed, aware, harmonized, and energized from this yoga practice.

TIBETAN MANTRA MEDITATION

Learn classical mantras from the Tibetan Buddhist lineage that help to harmonize the mind, body, and speech. You will experience the calming effects that mantra repetition has on your thoughts.

KIRTAN

Experience a musical devotional gathering as traditionally practiced in India and now throughout the world.  Kirtan includes repetitions of call & response singing of a sacred mantra. Gloria will lead songs with her voice and harmonium.

“A beautiful and serene retreat center. The setting is breath-taking. The food is delicious and the accommodations are clean, comfortable and exquisitely designed. A wonderful getaway to truly relax and escape from it all.” – Beth Berlin-Stephens, a Google review

Venue Highlights

Three miles from the beautiful Sonoma coast. Organic, vegetarian meals. 120 acres of redwoods, canyons, reservoirs, and wildlife. Sacred architecture timber cottages and communal spaces. Featured stupas, gardens, and temple empowered by Tibetan Buddhist Lama Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche.

Accommodations

14 guest cottages on 120 acres of property. Each spacious, quiet cottage has 2 private rooms, with high ceilings and a deck with a view. Cottages include jet tubs (or ADA shower), towels, deluxe linens, refrigerator, tea kettle, coffee/tea, kitchen sink/counter, diningware, dining table, and living room with a stove fireplace. Free wifi available and a landline telephone.

Guests can choose to have an exclusive cottage for ONE person; a private room for ONE person in a SHARED cottage; or a cottage for TWO people. Any additional guest after TWO is $100 per person per night. Meals and classes included.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

All of our meals are organic and vegetarian, made with love and care.

We provide homemade yogurt and granola for breakfast. Lunches and dinners always include salads or salad bar. Each meal is self-served on a buffet table.

Directions

San Francisco International and Oakland International airports are approximately three hours south of Ratna Ling by car. Alaska Airlines flies to and from Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa which is approximately 1.5 hours from Ratna Ling by car. Unfortunately, there are no shuttles that bring you directly to Ratna Ling, so it is best to rent a car or email us to support in coordinating a carpool with fellow retreatants.

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

Reconnecting with basic goodness in an environment of people who share a vision for a better society. Wimberly
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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