Yosemite Elements Retreat

Midpines, CA, USA

2 reviews
Apr 28 - May 1, 2022
Group size: 5 - 11
Yosemite Elements Retreat
Midpines, CA, USA

2 reviews

Apr 28 - May 1, 2022
Group size: 5 - 11

About this trip

Unplug into nature and settle into the quiet, serene, Sierra Nevada foothills for the Yosemite Exploring the Elements Retreat. Your retreat getaway will be at the Yosemite Bug, a rustic cabin resort, perched along the hillside, just 25 miles from the iconic Yosemite National Park and surrounded by nature.

Explore the 5 elements; Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether during yoga classes and activities. Learn how you can use the elements to balance your energy and soothe your soul. We will have special experiential workshops and activities to immerse yourself in the elements of the natural world.

Included in your retreat are Holistic Elemental Yoga classes, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, breathing techniques, sound bath, spa passes, a Earth healing massage and everything you need to restore mind, body, and spirit.

Beginners Welcome!!

** Spa hours depends on current Covid regulations.

** All dietary preferences are available.


There is a $300 per person deposit due upon booking. Half of the balance is due by February 23  and the final balance is due by March 23. You will be reminded when your installment is due through Wetravel.  Flexible payment plans available.

Deposit refundable for 2 weeks after booking date. Deposit non-refundable after that. 50% refundable before Feb. 23, minus deposit. No refund if canceled after March 23, unless spot is filled.


The Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort is a very unique place. It attracts adventurous nature lovers and international travelers. Nestled on a hillside, the Bug has cabins, tent cabins,  and hostel dorms scattered around the property, so be prepared to do a bit of walking. Each cabin has a uniquely themed decor ranging from western to retro. You never know what you're going to get. The Bug hosts groups and individuals and has a lot going on. It is not a retreat center, so expect other people to be around and a lively atmosphere. It is completely set in nature and there are trails and many places around the property for peace and contemplation. It reminds me of an adult summer camp with amazing food, awesome spa amenities, and friendly staff.

Spa and Yoga Room

The spa and yoga room is a beautiful relaxing oasis. There's a chemical free hot tub, sauna, tea bar, and cold rainwater shower.  There are massages and private soaks available at an extra cost.

* The Spas public hours are from 5pm to 9:45pm due to Covid. 

*We will use the Bodie room instead of the the Yoga room, to allow for social distancing. It's not as pretty but it's huge. 

The yoga room has all props available. Some of the mats are a little worn, so bringing your own mat would be a good idea. 

Visiting Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is 26 miles away which takes about an hour to drive. Keep that in mind if you want to make it back for the evening session. Park entrance fees are $33/ per car for 3 consecutive days. Reservations are required due to limited park entrance. They book up fast so don't leave it to the last minute. You can also book a seat on the Yarts bus which picks up at the Bug near the main Hwy. Entrance fee is included in ticket.

Since our retreat is jam packed with workshops and activites, you may want to book an extra night to spend more time at the park.

Yosemite Reservation


Yarts Bus


Covid Protocol

Large room for all sessions with more than enough space to social distance.

11 participants max. (Doesn't include facilitators.)

Negative Covid test required regardless of vaccination status

Air purifier during classes

Hand Sanitizer station

Assigned Yoga props

Optional Yoga adjustments

Outdoor Dining

What’s included

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
    Starts with dinner on arrival and lunch on departure. Unlimited options for breakfast and Dinner. Bag lunch for the park.
  • Non-alcoholic Beverages
    Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, Iced Tea
  • Daily Morning Meditation
    20 min- breathwork, guided, silence
  • Daily Morning Yoga Flow
    Focusing on the elements; Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Ether.
  • 2 Evening Restoring Yoga
    Focusing on the elements; Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Ether.
  • Yoga Nidra
    Guided meditation/body scan lying down.
  • Daily Spa Passes
    Use of the mineral hot tub, sauna and rainwater shower.
  • 1.5 hr Sound Bath
    Immerse yourself in the healing power of sound.
  • 45 min Grounding Massage
    Earth Element foot and leg massage focusing on grounding and clearing stagnant energy through the feet.
  • Ascension Workshop
    Breatwork and optional cold plunge
  • Transportation
    To lodge, park, and river
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Desserts and Snacks
  • Park entrance fees
    $33 per car for 3 consecutive days.
  • Additional spa services
    Massage and Private Soaks
  • Departure Day Spa Pass

Available Packages

Superior Double with Bath (2ppl)
Available until April 14, 2022

Price per person. Private large cabin room with private bathroom for 2.  Each rustic cabin room has a unique themed decor. Comes with a mini fridge. This is for guests traveling together. All-Inclusive.

Deposit: $300
Standard Single Room with Bath 1 person
Available until April 14, 2022

Small room 1-2 beds or 1 large bed and 1 bunk with private bathroom. Each rustic cabin room has a unique themed decor. All-Inclusive.

Deposit: $300
Superior Room with Bath (1 person)
Available until April 14, 2022

Private large cabin room with private bathroom.  Each rustic cabin room has a unique themed decor. Comes with a mini fridge. 

Deposit: $300
Superior Room with Bath (3 ppl)
Available until April 14, 20226 left
Deposit: $300


Day 1

5:30pm - 7:00pm : Evening introduction, gentle yoga, and yoga nidra.

7:00pm - 9:45pm Spa Time

Your Organizer

SatyaShala Yoga
2 reviews
SatyaShala Soul Travel Retreats offers unique Yoga, Meditation,Transformation, and Wellness Retreats in California and Internationally. Our Retreats are focused on Traditional Yoga Ideals, Farm to Table meals, amazing locations, transformational workshops, and enough time to reflect and relax. We have a fun approach to life and don't take ourselves too seriously. All of our retreats are hand crafted and uniquely designed.


We had a wonderful time! The Yoga and meditation was the best I've ever experienced! Anna's extensive training and experiences shine through her routines and practices. She had many different poses and techniques that were used. Also, her things to do that were optional were also fun! I've done several retreats with Anna and always find them the best ever! Love her soothing voice and gentle, loving spirit! Anyone thinking of coming - join the next one! You will experience a retreat of a lifetime!
By Gloria V R for Renewal Retreat: Yosemite, Yoga, Meditation, Spa and Sound Bath on 11 Aug, 2021
Anna did a marvelous job planning and organizing this retreat! We were thrilled with her detailed communication and her scheduling. All of her classes were well planned and thoroughly relaxing and invigorating at the same time! The facility was wonderful, including the yoga room, food and spa. We definitely hope to participate in future trips with Anna.
By Cynthia T for Renewal Retreat: Yosemite, Yoga, Meditation, Spa and Sound Bath on 11 Aug, 2021