Gift yourself three inspirational days to restore, re-center and re-energize, to inspire ourselves, each other and the yoga and mindfulness practices that sustain and nourish us on this human journey. Bring a friend, or make new ones! Inspiration is as close as your next mindful inhale, especially when surrounded by the raw beauty of the Earth that holds us. Cost: $395-$845 depending on choice of accommodation. We'll gather at the beautiful Bell Valley Retreat center, an expansive hillside property in the gorgeous Anderson Valley, Boonville, CA. At this sweet spot in the scenic rolling hills of Mendocino County, the landscape reminds us of the beauty and wisdom of the Earth, the power of the elements to embrace and heal old wounds, and offers an opportunity to enter a deeper yoga experience Each communal practice invites each of us to receive what we need, and to offer back our gifts, connecting us to our hearts, our voice, our loved ones, and each other. All levels, ages, and all aspirations are welcome. As the poet Rumi has written, bring your big beautiful heart out into the golden fields and let it breathe!
Note: Deposit required to reserve your accommodation, and is non-refundable. Negative Covid test may be required prior to arrival. Retreat payments hold your place in the retreat, and are not refundable, unless you can find someone to take your spot.
ALL-levels Vinyasa Flow yoga practice, with personal attention and instruction, breathwork for inner peace, heart-opening guided meditation, walking meditation, hiking, organic family-style meals, hot tub, relaxation and wonderful new friends. Lovely, luxurious accommodations in a gorgeous landscape that will adjust your perspective instantly. Just two hours from San Francisco! Massage available at additional cost.
Please see the amazing reviews that have been posted to WeTravel by previous participants. Here are a few more that were sent to us privately:
“Thank you for your excellent teaching, the music, the stories, all the incredible effort and expertise you put into the whole weekend.
You are a beautiful soul on this earth and I’m grateful to be in your orbit.” ~ D. A. 11/2019
”I love your voice. It is so calm and grounded and yet energizing. You give us such clear directions I don’t even notice because I always know what you want me to do. I love your flow and how you get through the whole body. You are a really incredible teacher. I’ve been practicing yoga for 30 years now and you are top of the list.“ ~G. A. 6/2020
“I’d LOVE another one of your retreats. Always the best!” ~ C. D. 9/2020
3:30-5:30pm: Inspire Your Practice Retreat welcomes you to check in starting at 3:30pm. The earlier you arrive, the earlier you get to begin your journey to relax and re-inspire your life! Try to arrive by 5:30pm to avoid rushing and to begin to appreciate the beauty of the Land while there's still light out!
6:30pm: Welcome dinner
8:30pm: Restorative Yoga (45 min)
7-9am: Light Self-serve breakfast
9-10:30am: Morning Yoga
12:30pm: Hendy Woods State Park Hike and Outdoor Yoga, Meditation
4pm: Wine Tasting? TBD
7-9am: Light Self-serve breakfast
9-10:30am: Morning Yoga & Meditation
4-5pm: Afternoon Practice
5-6pm: Individual Coaching, by request
7-830am: Light Self-serve breakfast:
8:30-10:30am: Morning Yoga, Meditation & Closing Circle
10:30-11am: Check out of rooms
**SAMPLE SCHEDULE; Actual schedule will be similar, but subject to change
The historic Toll House was built in 1912 and has been thoughtfully updated with conventional comforts without losing its historical roadhouse charm. Deluxe room with vintage-style decor, private bath, shower, Queen bed.
The historic Toll House was built in 1912 and has been thoughtfully updated with conventional comforts without losing its historical roadhouse charm. Deluxe room with vintage-style decor, private bath, shower, King bed and twin bed. For friends or couples.
Beautiful, deluxe, intimate and cozy, Set in the golden hills a short walk from the yoga yurt and meals. Fully heated and electricity. Outdoor modern bathhouse, flush toilets, hot showers.
Beautiful, deluxe, intimate and cozy, Set in the golden hills a short walk from the yoga yurt and meals. Fully heated and electricity. Two twin beds or King bed set-up. Outdoor modern bathhouse, flush toilets, hot showers, For friends or couples.
Newly renovated Barnhouse close to Inn and meals, upstairs from main yoga studio, lovely walk up hill to meditation yurt. Two twin sized single beds in each room. Shared full bath, half bath. Shared living room, kitchen facilities, common area.
Beautiful suite adjacent to the Inn, private bath shared with suite-mates, full kitchen, living room and patio. Two sets of bunk beds and double Murphy bed. Ideal for 3-4 friends or families. Note: if you wish to book the Bunkhouse as a family, please note the price below is per adult, and there is a $75 required add-on per child over the age of 3.
Private creekside cottage, beautiful deck views, mini kitchen, private 1.5 baths. Queen bed, double bed, futon. One full bath, one half bath. Private deck. Ideal for a family, or 2-3 friends. Two-person minimum. NOTE: The last spot remaining for Feb. 2023 can only be reserved by a friend of the two yogis who have already booked this accommodation--if that's you, go ahead and book it! If not, pease choose another accommodation. TY
Pick a a spot on this beautiful property and call it your own. Bring your own gear. Bath-house and all other amenities available. Budget option. No additional discounts applicable to this option.
We will be nourished by Ayurvedic chef extraordinaire, Alexandra Sargent, who crafts delightful and soul-satisfying meals, and makes eating healthy and seasonal both delicious and delightful. Alexandra will be providing our three dinners and three brunches while on retreat.