Redwoods Meditation Retreat 2023

Land of Medicine Buddha, Soquel CA

Megan McCarver & Katsina Bhatia
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8 reviews
Sep 22 - 24, 2023
Group size: 1 - 27
Redwoods Meditation Retreat 2023
Land of Medicine Buddha, Soquel CA

Megan McCarver & Katsina Bhatia
  • Email address verified
8 reviews

Sep 22 - 24, 2023
Group size: 1 - 27

About this trip


This Fall will mark our 10th Anniversary of returning to the Redwood Forest, a weekend that is remarkable and transformational.  Reserve your entire weekend for self-care, self-nourishment, and self-love, immersed in the sights, sounds, and smells of the sacred Land of Medicine Buddha. The noble Redwood Forest, which will be an impactful respite from the challenges that we daily face, is healing.  Prices will go up on April 1st, 2023.

What’s included

  • 3 days & 2 nights
    Comfortable accommodations (single, couple or Yurt Village)
  • Gentle yoga
    Yoga postures and shapes paired with mindful breathing for positive health
  • Meditation Lessons
    Daily meditation instruction
  • Dharma Talks
    Guest teachers and Venerables teaching life lessons.
  • Private Conversations
    One-on-one private conversations about your personal practices
  • Uplifting Relationships
    We arrive alone and like the forest, return with a deep knowing of unity.
  • Hiking or Strolling
    108 miles of hiking trails in the Redwood Forest
  • Mindful Dining
    6 sumptuous organic vegetarian meals
  • Optional Silence
    Vow to 12 hours or 24 hours of silence
  • Shopping
    A unique assortment of secular, spiritual and Buddhist LMB gifts including books, jewelry, scarves, prayer beads, incense, ceremonial gifts and more to remember your weekend and share the joy.
  • Tipping
    Demonstration of your happiness and satisfaction to staff.

What’s not included

  • Transportation
    All transportation, to and from Land of Medicine Buddha, is not included in your payment.

Available Packages

Yurt in the forest - single


This is a walk-in circle of 6 Yurts, nestled in a quiet and inspiring Redwood grove, which offers single and double occupancy. Each yurt is furnished with a full-sized futon and one single bed. The yurts have electricity and the beds come with a heated mattress cover. All linens are provided. 

In the center is a central building with a small kitchen and two bathrooms which include toilets, showers, and even a bathtub. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, tea/coffee-making equipment, microwave, and sink.

In the interest of providing a quiet, relaxing experience while staying at Land of Medicine Buddha, our rooms do not include televisions, telephones, clocks, or internet access. A centrally-located payphone enables guests to use the telephone should the need arise. Wireless internet access is available in some rooms at the request of group leaders.

 Payments are non-refundable. 

Deposit: $100
Single, Couple or 2 friends - per guest

This cozy private room, surrounded by the Redwoods, has either a double bed for a couple or two single beds for friends. It also has a private bathroom.  

In the interest of providing a quiet, relaxing experience while at the retreat, there are no telephones, internet access, or televisions in the rooms. There is a phone booth on the premises.  

Take time to restore your inner strength and find a new depth of peace. 

 Payments are non-refundable. 

Deposit: $100
Day Pass

This is the cost of Saturday


Your Organizer

Megan McCarver & Katsina Bhatia
8 reviews
Megan, M.A., C-IAYT, is an expert in teaching wholesome lifestyles to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. In addition to her M. F. C. studies, she has over 1208 hours of formal yoga and meditation training. Megan also is a Co-Director, a faculty member, and Practicum Supervisor at AlcheMe Yoga Therapy School in Irvine, CA. Katsina, B.A., C-IAYT, is a Yoga Therapist, Sound Healer, and Empowered Self Defense Facilitator. Katsina is dedicated to offer tools of empowerment through mental-emotional, physical and spiritual practices.


Had great experience learning yoga and relaxing in a peaceful environment with Tibetan sound healing . Thanks Megan and Katsan for memorable moments with all other yoga retreat participants
By Rajaram S for Redwoods Meditation Retreat 2024 on Apr 16, 2024
Enlightening, fun, interesting, engaging, good food, clean and comfortable, friendly.
By Regina H for Redwoods Meditation Retreat 2024 on Apr 10, 2024
Magic in the Forest. This such a beautiful retreat in nature with movement, stillness, amazing food and peace. Megan is so kind and warm and wonderful. She is always at ease and that helps you feel the same. Thank you for the peace, love and quiet.
By Cristal D for Redwoods Meditation Retreat 2023 on Sep 28, 2023
Megan’s meditation and yoga retreat was an incredible experience. I valued the opportunity to learn and practice meditation and the opportunity to return to my yoga practice. The food was delicious and accommodations lovely. The Forrest is just incredible!
By Sandee D for Redwoods Meditation Retreat 2023 on Sep 26, 2023
Loved the Redwoods! It was a special time sharing Yoga & Meditation with others. Megan kept us all moving in a lovely rhythm toward Love and Kindness:)
By Alana W for Redwoods Yoga and Meditation Retreat on Sep 29, 2022
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