A Retreat For Your Soul - Yoga & Sacred Sound

46 Stoller Rd, Trout Lake, WA 98650

Jun 28 - 30, 2024
Group size: 10 - 32
A Retreat For Your Soul - Yoga & Sacred Sound
46 Stoller Rd, Trout Lake, WA 98650

Jun 28 - 30, 2024
Group size: 10 - 32

About this trip

Quiet your mind, engage your body, and be deeply nourished in this immersive 2-night, 3-day retreat that includes yoga, meditation, breathwork, kirtan, sacred sound, locally sourced organic food, nature, and so much more! 

The retreat will take place at the beautiful Trout Lake Abbey, a Buddhist retreat center and organic farm, located on a 23 acre sanctuary with a stunning view of Mt Adams. The Abbey's mission is to support the well-being of all living things and provides a home for people of all beliefs to find peace. 

About Crystal Borup

Yoga & Meditation

Crystal is a Retreat Leader, Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Reiki Master, and Author of Yoga Beyond the Physical. She is the co-founder of the Teton Yoga Festival and Leaders of Unity. She is passionate about aligning individuals with a higher purpose, that supports the well-being of our planet, and strengthens the interconnectedness of humanity.  @crystalborup

About Kavita Kat Macmillan

Kirtan & Sacred Sound

Kavita is a musician, performer and transformational creative guide who brings over 20 years of teaching, sharing kirtan & study of Naad (sound) yoga & Hindustani vocal practice to her classes and offerings. She facilitates at retreats, workshops, private & group classes & spiritual festivals internationally. @kavitakatmacmillan

Special Guest: Adina Takk

Adina draws upon 20+ years of training in hypnosis, meditation, energy & bodywork, music, movement practice, breathwork, retreat facilitation and her own transformational healing processes to intuitively guide participants into deep and connected awareness within their inner realms. She will be offering ecstatic dance and vibrational sound table sessions at this retreat. Click HERE to learn more about Adina.

Caterer: Kristen Young

Private Chef

Kristen Young started cooking at an early age alongside her mother and Grandfather.  She attended culinary school in Chicago, promptly moved to San Diego where she worked as a Private Chef for over 10 years.  With the help of some friends, Kristen created a pop up dinner group called Table by Destination, t.b.d., featuring themed dinners based on the seasons, the location and their whims.  They partnered with farms, breweries and wineries to create unique, one time only dinner events for people to enjoy.  Now here, in the Columbia Gorge, Kristen still cooks and occasionally hosts pop up dinners at her property pulling from her garden and what nature has to offer.  An Advent gardener and baker, she also loves to explore nature by hiking and paddle boarding.

Photographer: Mattea Schwab

Professional Photographer

Mattea is a Multi-Disciplinary Creative, based in the Columbia River Gorge. She has spent her career working alongside an amazing collective of Artisans, and Creative Professionals. Honing in on her skills and expanding her artistry and experiences. In 2022 she created her Creative Consultation business Oso&Co. Creative, and specializes in a variety of creative forms. With a current concentration in photography & design; capturing authentic and genuine moments during gatherings and events, and creating captivating design work for her clientele in the Gorge and the Pacific Northwest.

Photos: Mattea will divide her time during the retreat between, taking photos and actively participating in the experience. Her goal is to capture the magic of our retreat, ensuring that all participants have something to remember our special weekend. Once Mattea completes the editing and uploading process, a link to all the retreat photos will be emailed to everyone. These photos will be accessible for purchase and download.

Cancelation Policy

For a full refund cancellations must be made 90+ days in advance. 50% refund 60+ days in advance. No refund after that unless we are able to fill your spot, but this cannot be guaranteed. 

Retreat Waiver

I acknowledge that there are certain risks involved in the participation of retreat activities related to exercise including, but not limited to yoga. I hereby personally assume all risk in connection with the retreat, including injuries or accidents incurred before, during or after the retreat, arising from general use of the facility. I further release Kavita Kat Macmillan and Borup Popenoe LLC, its owners, instructors, teachers, agents and operators for any injury or damage that may befall connected therewith, whether foreseen, or unforeseen. I understand that the majority of the catering is being offered by Kristin Young and that best efforts to accommodate dietary restrictions will be made, but cross contamination cannot be guaranteed. I hereby release Borup Popenoe LLC, and Kavita Kat Macmillan its owners, instructors, teachers, agents and operators for any foodborne illness that may befall connected therewith, whether foreseen, or unforeseen, and further to save and hold harmless Kavita Kat Macmillan and Borup Popenoe LLC, its owners, instructors, teachers, agents or operators from any claim by me, or my family, estate, heirs or assigns, arising out of my enrollment and participation on retreat with Kavita Kat Macmillan and Borup Popenoe LLC. I assume my own responsibility of physical fitness and capability to perform under the conditions of the classes and activities offered by Kavita Kat Macmillan and Borup Popenoe LLC. 

What’s included

  • Daily Yoga
    Daily Hatha Flow plus relaxing Restorative Yoga and/or Yin Yoga suitable for all levels.
  • Breathwork
  • Meditation
    Expansive soul journey guided meditations with space for inquiry, reflection, journaling, and intention setting.
  • Kirtan
  • Sacred Sound
  • Community
    An inspiring community coming together with similar intentions.
  • 5 Meals
    Delicious, organic, locally sourced, high vibrational plant based meals from private chef, Amber Nelson.
  • Lodging
    Choose from a variety of lodging options.

What’s not included

  • Transportation
    Transportation to and from the Trout Lake Abbey is not included.
  • Tents
    Anyone who is camping must bring their own tent, sleeping bag, pillow, etc.
  • Private Sessions
    Private sessions are not included in the retreat, but will be made available for an additional fee.

Available Packages

Tent Camping

There is a dedicated camping field for all tent campers, adjacent to the Buddhist temple (large red barn) as well as a few other spots around the Abbey. Camping locations will be coordinated upon check-in with the TLA staff.

There is an indoor bathrooms with showers located underneath the Mountain Room (practice hall), a port or potty (serviced regularly) adjacent to the camping field, and two (warm water) outdoor showers located in the camping field.

Deposit: $300
RV/Van Camping

Depending on the size of your camper/van/rv there are a few places around the Abbey where you might tuck yourself in, many of which provide a breathtaking view of Mt Adams.  These spots are first come first serve and are subject to change as the new temple construction continues. 

There are unfortunately no spots with power this year.

There is an indoor bathroom with showers located underneath the Mountain Room (practice hall), a port or potty (serviced regularly) adjacent to the camping field, and two (warm water) outdoor showers located in the camping field.

Deposit: $300
The Buddhist Meditation Huts

The meditation huts are small standalone 8x8 huts located in the Buddhist cloistered garden. Each hut contains a tri-fold futon, bedding and towels, a ceramic wall heater, a fan and small light. The huts are intentionally minimalist, well insulated and cozy, with a small porch on the front and large bin for storing your extra things.  The bathrooms for the huts are located at the bottom of the Mountain room, outside the garden and across a small parking lot. 

Deposit: $300
The Lion Cabin *Women Only

The Lion Cabin is a small standalone cabin, set between the Mountain Room (main practice hall) and the Buddhist cloister. It sleeps 4 people - two in the main room (on a day bed and raised full size loft), and two in single beds in the recent addition, with a curtain that divides the two spaces. There is heat and electricity, but no running water. The bathroom is located at the base of the Mountain room, roughly 60 paces away. 

*This is a shared cabin is for women only, and would make a great option for a group of friends.

Deposit: $300
B&B Hostel Room *Women Only

The Hostel is a large room located inside the Bed & Breakfast with 4 bunk beds, sleeping up to 8 individuals. There is a bathroom with a shower located inside the room. Windows overlook both the gardens and Mt. Adams with a small deck with seating on the mountain view side.

*This is a shared room for women only.

Deposit: $300
B&B The Bunk Room *Women Only

The Bunk room is located inside the Bed & Breakfast and has a full bed with a single bed on top. The windows overlook our gardens and the bathroom is located next door in the hallway.

*This is a shared room for women only. 

Deposit: $300
B&B The Garden Room *Single Occupancy

The Garden room is located in the Bed & Breakfast and has a full size bed, a view overlooking our vegetable and herb gardens and an adjacent bathroom in the hallway. This is the only single occupancy room inside the B&B.

Deposit: $300
B&B Stoller Room *Priced for 2 people

The Stoller suite is inside the Bed & Breakfast and has a King size bed, a private bath with a large soaking tub and a view of Mt. Adams. The bed is a split king Sleep Number with independent up/down adjustment as well as firmness selections. 

*This ticket option is for 2 people.

Deposit: $600

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