Self-Love Spa Day

About This Event

February is the LOVE month, and we're kicking it off with a SELF-LOVE SPA DAY!! Join us in our cozy "West Wind Pavilion" for DIY facials and massages! Followed by lunch, some lounging by the fire, and our signature S'more! Can you think of a better way to de-stress from the holidays? Us Either!

Your day will begin with a workshop led by Ponderosa owner and HCIC (head cowgirl in charge:), Lori Klinger. Lori will lead us through an hour and a half of self-massage techniques using tennis balls. You will be guided to find the body's trigger points for Myofascial Release. Bye bye bound muscles and held stress and toxins! This is deep work, and can aid in releasing physical, and emotional stagnation that you may have been carrying around for YEARS! In addition to the incredible physical benefits, Lori will also be offering some food for thought in the self-love department. What does it REALLY mean to love yourself? Where are you falling short? In what areas can you amp up your love quotient for yourSELF?

Next up is Rachael DeJernett, an aesthetician at the Purple Door Spa in Pilot Point, Tx. Rachael will guide us through a Gua-Sha re-contouring treatment that naturally detoxifies the skin, releases blocked energy, and restores texture and tone. This is a unique, relaxing Jade Stone DIY facial, and you will get to keep your stone to continue this wrinkle minimizing technique at home. We will finish with a Bio Cell mask of serum-saturated freeze dried collagen in (contact info blocked)! Not only will you feel completely pampered, but the the results are INSTANT and long-lasting! The holiday hustle and bustle will be a distant memory when she gets done with us!

Lunch by Chef Sherry is always a highlight, and be sure to save room for our 2019 Signature Smore! There is also a BYOB option if you want something a little stronger than sweet tea! And plan to linger and gather around the campfire outside, or the fireplace in the parlor of the Forge. Nothing beats some downtime and good ol' fashioned face-to-face conversations with old and new friends! This is next level pampering y'all. Come get cozy with us and practice self-love to the max!

The workshop starts at 10am sharp, and we'll conclude the day around 4pm!

NOTE: Our Texas weather can certainly be tricky and February is no exception, but rest assured the pavilion and main cabin will be super cozy, we have heaters for the porches, and two fire options at the Forge!

YOUR DAY INCLUDES:

Tennis Ball/Myofascial Release Workshop 1.5hr

DIY Gua-Sha Facial 1hr

Jade stone to take home

Swag bag of goodies/samples

Entry for Raffle drawing valued at >$100

Lessons in self-love

Use of the amethyst-filled Biomat

Yummy lunch & non-alcoholic beverages

The 2019 Signature S'more

Longhorn feeding for amazing photo opps

BYOB option to hang with friends around the campfire

Ranch/cabin tours

Deep relaxation and a post-holiday escape just for YOU!

AND REGISTER BEFORE DEC 20th AND RECEIVE 20% OFF A SIGNATURE FACIAL WITH RACHAEL!

CABIN RENTAL also available this weekend!

The cabins can be rented for a 2 night minimum stay, so if you want to turn this spa day into a relaxing weekend in the country, consider one of our four cozy cabins! Simply fill out the inquiry on the "cabin rental" tab on the website at (contact info blocked) and I'll send you a Guest Statement to reserve...First Come-First Served! 

Venue Highlights

The Ponderosa Guest Ranch is on 160 acres of beautiful hills and forests. We are located only an hour15 from the Dallas area but worlds away from the hustle and bustle of city life! The decompression begins the minute you step onto the property. while the cabins offer all the comforts of home the property is quite rustic and the longhorn herd roams freely. Leave your high heels and laptops at home as you use this sacred time to connect with the beauty of nature all around!

Accommodations

We have four cozy cabins for our retreat guests. They all have private en suites with OUTDOOR showers only. The showers are accessed through the bathroom for privacy. the decor is modern farmhouse and the views from the porch are breathtaking! There is a communal fire pit area with strung lights as well. The cabins are all the same in size and design but the bed configurations differ. We have two cabins with a Queen bed. One with two twins. And our bunk cabin with two sets of sturdy twin bunks. The beds are all incredibly comfortable and the amenities are super thoughtful.

Amenities

  • A/C in Rooms
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio
  • Ceremony Space

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian
  • Meat
  • Organic

Menu/Cuisine

We have a private chef that makes most everything from scratch using the bounty from our organic garden. She has a knack for cooking for the various cycles of the moon and is always eager to please our guests with special requests. Not only is the food delicious, but it is also beautiful, nutrient-dense and made with love. You will leave wanting every recipe!

Directions

The Ponderosa Guest Ranch is one hour and 15 mins from the Dallas/Ft worth International airport. Head northwest towards the Red River to 2183 FM 1749, Forestburg, Texas, 76239. Renting a car is the least expensive route, and will come in handy for any off-campus excursions like winery tours and/or shopping.

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