Celebrate Summer Solstice ON the beach! A leisurely weekend of Yoga, Breath & Sunrises in the beautiful NorthFork, NY.
It's the moment we have been waiting and praying for lol - the official SUMMER! We all NEED some beach time right about now. Celebrate Summer Equinox with us, Yuval Samburski & Jodie Rufty in South Jamesport, NY (less than a 2-hour drive from NYC!). We will stay ON the beach (every room has water view!!) at Jamesport Bay Suites - a beautiful suites hotel, right on the calm bayside waters of the Peconic. The area is full of farms, wineries, breweries and eclectic shopping.
Friday night, upon arrival we will have a picnic dinner together on the beach from a local restaurant. We will practice Yoga ,Pranayama & Meditation outdoors gazing at the glorious calm bayside water. Saturday afternoon and evening is at your leisure to play. We will experience magical sunrises, brunch upon departure , have a drink at a SpeakEasy from the 1830', swim whenever, if we feel like it, or get on a paddle board and float... #WhatALife!!!
PROGRAM RATE: $250 per person
Accommodations are NOT INCLUDED in the program rate and are available for you at DISCOUNTED PRICES:
• Studios !NO MORE STUDIOS AVAILABLE! $249/night + tx !NO MORE STUDIOS AVAILABLE!
• Suites (Sleep up to 4) $329/night + tx
- Once you book the program, we will contact you and help you in the booking of the rooms.
*Bring your friends and family! The more people you are in a studio/suite, the more money you save on accommodations 👏👏😉
*SPECIAL DISCOUNTS ALERT*
*Retreat Duo Package:
Receive $200 off your full combined price when signing up for both this retreat and our: LABOR DAY WEEKEND: Yoga Culture & Transformation Retreat in GUATEMALA
Read info: HERE
**Retreat & Sutra Study Package:
Take our YOGA SUTRAS & Sound Meditation - a 2-part Workshop Series for FREE, when signing up for this retreat
Read info: HERE
View Jamesport Bay Suite here:
*PLEASE NOTE: Deposits are non-refundable, unless your reason for cancelling is Covid related*
**All activities and offerings are subject to change without notice. We will do our very best to keep the schedule as is, or replace the offerings with similar ones, as weather and conditions permit.
What’s included in the Program Rate:
Mindful yoga sessions on the beautiful grass outside (Healing Restorative, Vinyasa, Hatha, & Pranayama) all practiced by the water, in the open, fresh, deeply-cleansing air.
A Welcome Dinner Picnic:
With food provided by a local, farm-to-table, Italian restaurant.
A Prosecco Goodbye Brunch:
A simple yet effective, bagels and local offerings accompanied with Prosecco, to send you off on a good note back to your real life.
A Drink at a Local SpeakEasy:
One drink on us at a local, authentic SpeakEasy from the 1830's!
What’s NOT included in the Program Rate:
Two nights at Jamesport Suites Hotel are ON the Peconic Bay with a pristine beach and a beautiful open grass area, are NOT INCLUDED in the program rate.
We organized these special water-view accommodations for you at a DISCOUNTED PRICE! Once you book our retreat, we will direct you to book your hotel accommodations separately, and help to guide you towards choosing the room that is right for you.
*Check-in time is 3PM on Friday, June 18; check-out time is 11AM on Sunday, June 20.
**You are welcome to stay extra nights (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!) - you can do so at our special, discounted rate. Yuval will be staying at Jamesport Bay Suites passed our retreat dates.
Yoga Mat & Props: Please bring your own!!
Transportation to and from NYC:
-By car: the drive to Jamesport Bay Suites take less than 2 hours from Manhattan (sans traffic).
-By public transportation: take the Jitney (insert link) ($20 one way; about 2 hours) from the pick up point in Manhattan and we will pick you up (the Jitney stops a 2 minute drive from the hotel)
Food: Most meals are not included.
-All units have kitchens, so you can bring your own food and cook.
-There are many supermarkets, cafes, local farms stores, shopping areas and great restaurants in the area. We will make reservations at the suggested restaurants (see schedule below) for anyone wanting to join. Otherwise - options to dine/shop for food on your own are plenty (we will happily advise).
-We are including: one picnic dinner Friday evening, one simple yet effective Prosecco brunch Sunday morning & one drink at a local SpeakEasy
Paddle boards: Paddle boards are available for rental and for private/ group classes.
Massage Treatments: Professional healing massage treatments are available for private bookings (optional services: cost per session)
Bike Rentals: Bike rentals are available.
Bike Winery Tours: Bike winery tours are available for purchase (optional services: cost per person) *advanced booking required.
About Jodie and Yuval: Jodie and Yuval have been dear friends and colleagues for almost 10-years. Jodie is a NYC based, and Yuval was, for many years until crazy 2020, he is now floating between Honduras, Northfork, NY, NYC, Israel and Guatemala.
Both are E-RYT 500, YACEP, YogaWorks Certified yoga instructors, teacher trainers, and mentors, both lead retreats, workshops and teacher trainings all over the world. Known for smart, mindful, fluid sequencing with clear instructions of alignment, breath awareness and core stabilization throughout each practice. You, as the participant, will have space to self-explore your body and your mind.
Regardless of your level of yoga practice, you can rest assured that you will be guided personally, your own needs met on the mat and you will come back home having learned something about yourself and the practice.
Jodie Rufty is a Senior Yoga Teacher and Teacher Trainer currently leading both the 200 and 300hr Teacher Training programs with Yoga Works virtually. She has been teaching Yoga since 1995 throughout New York, California as well as Internationally.
Jodie co-founded Amrita Yoga Center NYC in September of 2002 and helped launch Nava Yoga Center in Zagreb Croatia in June 2004. She is also the author of “The Art of Yoga Sequencing” published in 2008.
Jodie has continued her education with many teachers including Rodney Yee, Genny Kapuler, and Ana Forrest, completing several Training Intensives in 1998, 2000 & 2003. While living in California in 1998, Jodie taught at the Yoga Studio of Mill Valley and continued her studies at Yoga Works in Los Angeles with many teachers such as Lisa Walford, Eric Schifmann & Shiva Rea.
Jodie is registered to teach through Yoga Alliance at the EYT 500 hour level receiving several 200 & 300 hr certifications by Alan Finger in the ISHTA lineage, Alison West of Yoga Union and Yoga Works.
Jodie currently resides in NYC where she continues to study, practice and teach Yoga . She continues to draw much of her spiritual inspiration and guidance from Amritanandamayama or (“Amma” “Ammachi” the hugging mother from India) and is incredibly grateful to all her teachers over the years. Jodie also teaches many workshops and retreats worldwide throughout the year.
Yuval Samburski is a Sound Healer, Yoga Instructor, Teacher Trainer and Mentor, E-500RYT, YACEP and Reiki level 2.
Yuval is best known for his deep, soulful chanting and signature Live-Music Sound Healing sessions as well Pranayama teachings and Restorative work.
Yuval’s teaching style is mindful and fluid, linking all movement back to the breath and providing a safe and warm environment for students to explore their own selves, making their own self-discoveries through practice.
With experience in performance and art, Yuval is inspired by all creation and the undeniable power of breath and meditation. His teaching is personal, nurturing and humorous, allowing for self-observation and a true teaching and learning experience between him and his students. Find Yuval on Instagram: @UVYBoogie
Listen to Yuval’s music here: https://youtu.be/bgxtKLgKkyg