Yoga and Meditation Retreat Northern California

Earthrise Retreat Center

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Christie Pitko
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25 reviews
Feb 9 - 11, 2018
Group size: 16 - 20
Yoga and Meditation Retreat Northern California
Earthrise Retreat Center

Christie Pitko
  • Email address verified
25 reviews

$549
Feb 9 - 11, 2018
Group size: 16 - 20

About this trip

Take time to reflect and connect, away from the hustle of life. Nourish your mind, body, and soul with a retreat surrounded by the beauty of nature at Earthrise Retreat Center.


Feast on some of the best food, stay in lovely accommodations, and explore the surrounding lands and labyrinth. Each morning begins with meditation and mindful yoga, led by an experienced teacher. Learn to create and use a mala, during our afternoon workshop event. Malas are used for keeping count while repeating a mantra during meditation. Experience this meditation as a community. Leave our retreat feeling nourished, recharged, and blissed out.


Find out more about your instructor: Christie Pitko


What’s included

2 nights accommodations at Earthrise Retreat Center


Delicious meals - 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free request ahead of time)


Daily guided meditations


4 all levels yoga classes


Mala meditation workshop: Learn how to make and use a mala for meditation practice, and take your creation home with you. All materials included.


Use of outdoor hot tub with incredible view of Sonoma County, California


Yoga mats and props


Sample Schedule


Friday, February 9th

4:30pm Arrival

6:00pm - Dinner

7:15pm - Welcoming circle 

7:30pm - Therapeutic Yoga


Saturday, February 10th

8:00am - Breakfast

9:30am - Meditation and Yoga

*Free time to walk the laybrinth, use the hot tub, relax, etc.

12:30pm - Lunch

*Free time after lunch 

4:30pm - Mala meditation workshop (learn to create and use your own mala)

6:00pm - Dinner

7:15pm - Yoga


Sunday, February 11th

8:00am - Breakfast

9:00am - Check out of room

9:30am - Closing Yoga and Meditation

11:00am - Departure


Single rooms have queen beds, and shared rooms have twin beds.

All rooms will share bathrooms dorm-style. Each floor has two bathrooms. There is a communal kitchenette with water and tea available at all times. You may use the fridge to store personal snacks. Delicious meals are served in the dining room in a separate building.


Not included

Transportation to the venue. (The nearest airports are Sand Francisco and Oakland. It is recommended that you rent a car from the airport, and drive to the venue.)



Before You Go

What to bring:


Comfortable shoes for walking/hiking 

Bathing suit and robe (if using hot tub)

Water bottle

Flashlight

Sunscreen





Available Packages

Shared Room
Available until Feb 01, 20184 left

This room has twin beds. The bathrooms in each building are located in the hallway and shared with other guests. Bedding, linens and towels provided.

In the lodging area is a common outdoor deck area with tables and chairs. An equipped kitchen in one of the buildings is accessible to all guests for tea and coffee and includes a full-size refrigerator for guest use.

$549
Single Room
Available until Feb 09, 2018only 2 left

This room is for you to enjoy on your own! Your single room is furnished with a queen-sized bed.

The bathrooms in each building are located in the hallway and shared with other guests. Bedding, linens and towels provided.

In the lodging area is a common outdoor deck area with tables and chairs. An equipped kitchen in one of the buildings is accessible to all guests for tea and coffee and includes a full-size refrigerator for guest use.


$649

Your Organizer


CP
Christie Pitko
25 reviews
Christie Pitko, E-RYT-500, began practicing yoga in 2001, and since then, it has healed her spirit and ignited creativity. She teaches an alignment-based vinyasa flow, and enjoys helping students stay curious about the inner landscape of their bodies and minds. Christie is a teacher trainer, vibrant retreat host, and also passionate about the power of daily meditation. christiepitko.com

Reviews

Had an awesome time in Sayulita with Christie and the group!
This was my first yoga retreat and the bar was set high! It truly was a magical time...the hotel was superb and very clean with great friendly service. The daily vegetarian breakfast was amazing...something for everyone. Christie added a lot of nice touches. She's a highly skilled yoga teacher and was able to teach to many levels from beginner to more advanced with clear alignment based instruction. I like the combination of vinyasa/restorative styles of yoga as well as yoga nidra and meditation. I highly recommend this retreat to everyone!
I had a great time. The hotel was wonderful- I loved the city. The yoga instruction was expert and fun!
My first and hopefully not final Yoga/Meditation retreat with Christie was awesome! Of course it didn’t disappoint that the location was at one of my most favourite places on Earth! But Christie’s teaching skills were great. She was patient and respectful of her multi leveled students in attendance, and guided us all equally, consciously, & compassionately through each movement and flow, making the classes, (however challenging), a wonderful journey of personal strength and achievement. I hope I get to experience another class guided by Christie. Maybe a visit to S.F. is in order?! Namaste
Christie is an excellent teacher. She has the ability to make it challenging for advanced students, and appropriate for beginners. Sierra hot springs is rustic but comfortable. The food was great.
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