Rhode to Restoration

Portsmouth, RI, USA

Toni Ann Benino
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Nov 13 - 15, 2020
Group size: 10 - 12
Rhode to Restoration
Portsmouth, RI, USA

Toni Ann Benino
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Nov 13 - 15, 2020
Group size: 10 - 12

About this trip

Join Laura Gotlin, E-RYT 200 and RYT 500, and Toni Benino, RYT 500, this Fall for a restorative and nurturing weekend in Rhode Island. This retreat is a complete wellness experience created to help you realign physically, mentally and energetically. Through yoga, guided meditation, pranayama (breath work), outdoor exploration, reiki healing energy, home-cooked Ayurvedic vegan meals, and personal free time, you will cultivate deep restoration, relaxation and self-healing.

We will be staying in a beautiful mansion in Portsmouth, RI, approximately 8 miles away from historic Newport. Our home for the weekend has lots of indoor and outdoor space including four decks, a farmer's porch, billiard and shuffle board tables, and an indoor sauna.

At the end of the retreat, you will leave feeling restored and reconnected with yourself and with others.

What to bring

-Yoga mat *rentals not available

-Any props you prefer to use in your practice

-Yoga attire

-Hiking attire (backpack & sneakers/hiking boots)



-Bathing suit (INDOOR SAUNA!)

-Cozy clothing

-An open mind, and an open heart

-Face mask and hand sanitizer for personal use

Stay connected with your teachers

Laura Gotlin 

Website: https://www.lauragotlinyoga.com/

Instagram: @lg_holisticwellness

Toni Benino 

Instagram: @toni.yogasoul


Adventure Suggestions & Add-On Services

Although the weekend is inclusive of many classes, and a group excursion, your time is ultimately yours. Knowing what best serves you, and allowing yourself to be responsive to that is one of the deepest acts of self-love. 

Below are some suggestions for excursions that are not included as part of our retreat, but are nearby, and possibilities for additional adventures:





Below are a list of Add-On services that are offered the weekend of our retreat. Each service is an additional charge, and has limited bookings. If you are interested in any or all, please let us know so we can confirm your spot  :) 

*BodyWork session with Doyal

*Reiki session with Laura 

*Yoga Therapy session with Toni

  **3 appointments available on Saturday, 11/14 

Room Arrangements & COVID Precautions

All rooms are shared. Bed options are: a shared king (two people) or a twin (one person). There are 2-4 people per room. Room requests will be on a first come, first serve basis. There are 4 total bathrooms on the bedroom level, and 1 bathroom on the main level.

Our home will be fully cleaned and sanitized before our arrival. Please feel free to bring any cleaning products, sanitizers, etc for personal use that will increase your comfort level. Retreaters will kindly be asked to be tested for Covid within 2 weeks prior to retreat. We thank you in advance. 

What’s included

  • Yoga and Meditation
    4 revitalizing & restorative yoga classes for all levels, and 2 morning, guided meditations
  • All Meals
    5 nourishing, home-cooked Ayurvedic vegan meals throughout the weekend
  • Excursion
    Cliff Walk adventure on Saturday in Newport, RI
  • Backyard and Patio
    4 decks positioned around our stay. Outdoor yard space is fully fenced and private.
  • Indoor Sauna
    6 person sauna for relaxation
  • Play time
    Full size billiard table, 22 foot antique shuffleboard table, and a bar room with piano
  • Washer/ Dryer
    Available for use
  • Pup snuggles
    Our wonderful live in Ayurvedic chef, and friend, will be bringing his 15lb hypoallergenic cockapoo. Cuddle up :)
  • Wifi
    Free wifi
  • Transportation
    Directions to our stay will be e-mailed when balance is paid
  • Personal Spending
    Any purchases made, or additional food/ drinks including any alcohol

Available Packages

Trip Price
Deposit: $250


Friday, November 13th
Unwind & Cozy Up

Check-in will begin at 4pm.  We will move through a chill flow Yoga class to unwind from the day and the drive, (Time TBA), followed by a 7pm,  home-cooked nourishing meal. We will close the night with a welcome activity, and cozy up in our weekend home. 

Your Organizer

Toni Ann Benino
Toni Benino, 500HR RYT, first turned to Yoga in 2014. A deep and continual connection to the practice inspired her to pursue a YTT. Toni continues to share her knowledge and passion through teaching, and sustains an excitement for learning. Drawn to the physical, emotional, and mental healing benefits of yoga, Toni is currently a student to Yoga Therapy. She additionally co-leads local & international yoga retreats. Toni is passionate about offering introspective adventures, and holding space for others to self-heal and self-serve.