New Year's Silent Yoga & Meditation Retreat
December 29, 2019 - January 1, 2020
Bell Valley Retreat Center
Anderson Valley, CA
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Join Monique for a 4 day (3 night) Silent Yoga and Meditation Retreat at the tranquil and chic Bell Valley Retreat located in the hills above Anderson Valley (just 2.5 hours north of San Francisco). This is truly a special place, as the retreat land spans more than 600 acres, with extensive trails weaving through rolling oak hills and open meadows. Each element of Bell Valley Retreat promotes harmony and integration with the land - designed to honor the natural landscape originally settled by Native Pomo tribes.
Entering the New Year in silence can be a profound way to renew ourselves physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our daily practices will focus on deepening presence with ourselves and reflecting on the meaning that arriving into New Year holds for each of us.
During this retreat, we will have exclusive access to the entire property. The retreat experience will include:
4 sessions per day led by Monique which includes:
Morning & evening meditation
Pranayama (breath work)
Alignment-based vinyasa (all levels)
Yin yoga & Restorative yoga
Opening and closing circle
Free time each afternoon for self-reflection, hiking, soaking in the hot tub or treat yourself to a bodywork session (separate cost)
Three nourishing, organic vegetarian meals daily
All levels of yoga practice are welcome. Some meditation experience is preferred, but not required. Our retreat will begin at 4pm on December 29 and end at 2pm on January 1.
Our chefs Daveed and Jamuna have been creating culinary delights and offering bodywork for retreats, workshops, and private events together for several years. Their passion is to offer true nourishment and joy to the senses with healthy, enlivening, colorful food. Their creations are inspired by culinary traditions from around the world (Thai, Asian, Middle Eastern, Indian, Mediterranean, Moroccan etc), bringing traditional dishes and flavors new life. Ingredients are organic, seasonal and locally sourced when possible. Creative alternatives are offered to satisfy specific diets.
Pricing & Accommodations:
A $250 non-refundable deposit holds your spot and guarantees room selection, or you may pay in full now. Final payment is due November 29.
* Early bird rates end October 29.
Main house (one king or queen bed with private bathroom):
Single: $1245 / $1170 early bird
Double: $1045 / $970 early bird
Barn house (includes spacious common area and kitchen):
Triple: $895 / $820 early bird
Double: $945 / $870 early bird
Women’s Bunk house (6 women max, includes spacious common area and kitchen):
Shared: $895 / $820 early bird
Glamping (Bell Tents): (heated platform tents with two twin beds, indoor heated bath house with showers):
Double: $725 / $650 early bird
Click here for more details on Bell Valley Retreat and accommodations.
*Early registration is recommended as this retreat will sell out. For questions, please email Monique at firstname.lastname@example.org
To register, please complete this form with payment.
To enter the unspeakable requires a quiet courage that points to what is often out of reach, though it is never far from us. By entering that silence, the unspeakable shows itself as the thread of light that holds the web of life together. - Mark Nepo
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Green Gulch Zen Center
Muir Beach, CA
$120 (includes organic GG farm lunch)
December 14, 2019
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I invite you to join me for a luxurious day of yoga and meditation practice at the beautiful and serene Green Gulch Zen Center in Marin. During our time together, we will bring mindful attention to our moment to moment experience as a way to deepen presence and intimacy with ourselves and our surroundings. We will focus on practices that quiet the mind and open the heart, supporting continuity of mindfulness and the unfolding of insight.
The day will include:
Gentle morning mindful flow yoga (all levels)
Sitting and walking meditation (some guidance & instruction)
Organic vegetarian lunch prepared by Green Gulch farm
Afternoon yin & restorative yoga
Enjoy the seclusion and peace that a day of quiet practice in community offers.
All levels of yoga practice are welcome. Some meditation experience is preferred, but not required. Please bring your own water bottle and any additional snacks you may need.
To reserve your space, please complete this form along with payment.
*Early registration is recommended as space is limited