A Weekend of Self-Care

May 25-28, 2018


In the fast-paced world of mobile devices, cars, planes, deadlines, and capitalism, we can lose track of what’s important, like our well-being, inner peace, laughter, and our personal truth.  

You matter, and you are more than enough. That phone call or email can wait. Your family or job will be fine without you always being there.  

Treat yourself and take three days at Ratna Ling to unwind, reflect, and breathe into your fullness. Remember what you value the most, and then return to your life with a renewed sense of ease, joy, and strength.

This weekend includes:

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SAVE $50 – Early-Bird Registration ends April 25th


Gloria Baraquio, a Hawaii native, has been teaching vinyasa since 2006 and studying Tibetan Buddhism since 2004.  She earned her 200-hour certificate from Yoga Hawaii with Rupali Embry and Tania Jo Ingrahm and studied with Raghunath Cappo and Radhanath Swami for her 300-hour teacher training

For 4 years, Gloria served as the Wellness Director of The Springs in Downtown Los Angeles, managing the yoga studio and wellness center. Gloria is passionate about making yoga and meditation accessible to all, and she is currently a Lead Teacher for Shivakali Yoga, facilitating teacher trainings and retreats throughout the world.  Her aim is to help others cultivate an intimate relationship with themselves and their surroundings so that they can live more fully, with love, peace,  gratitude and well-being. More info: www.gloriabaraquio.com


Rosalyn White has studied meditation and Tibetan art under the guidance of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Tarthang Tulku, for over forty years. She holds a BFA in Fine Arts from the California College of Art and a teaching credential from UC Berkeley. She is currently Co-Director of Ratna Ling and has been teaching classes in meditation and sacred art for over 25 years. The depth and breadth of the Tibetan teachings have had a profound influence on her life, and inspired her to share her knowledge in order to help others to find the beauty and purpose in their lives.Her goal is that in your time with her you will get in touch with a stiller, deeper part of yourself and a gain sense of health and balance.


Lauri  world renowned cystal bowl sound artist, performer and speaker. He has had the pleasure of perfoming and presenting to thousands of people around the world.  He believes it is possibl to be ambitious, make an impact in the world, and live joyfully – without stress. More info: www.lauripoldre.com





These yoga classes are designed for all levels, incorporating breathing, stretching, and fluid movements.  The postures and techniques help to stabilize and calm the nervous system, strengthen muscles, and tone the organs, bringing more ease and circulation throughout the body. You can expect to feel more relaxed, aware, and stronger from this yoga practice.


A 60 minute sound bath begins with an introduction to the therapeutic properties of sound. A 30-45 minute crystal bowl sound session follows. During this session, participants will be invited to lay on yoga mats with their eyes closed. I will gently lead them into a state of deep relaxation, as the restorative tones and harmonies of the bowls wash over them. The therapeutic sounds of a sound bath are known to induce Alpha and Theta brainwave states in participants. These brainwave states promote coherence in both brain and body — resulting in profound regenerative and healing effects on all levels. Psychological and emotional stress dissolve as an ocean of lush overtones and harmonizing vibrations fills the space.  Participants will benefit from the enhanced focus, inspiration and creativity that a sound bath promises. Motivation and productivity increase as balance and unison are restored in both brain hemispheres.


In these sessions, you can learn how to be with yourself and make friends with your mind, through sitting or walking.. The mind has a multitude of qualities and abilities, and meditation helps us observe and acquaint ourselves with the ones that occur often and those that we didn’t know were there.  This practice can bring about more steadiness, clarity, discernment, and calmness for the mind, body, and spirit.


Learn how to be a healer in your own home and bring daily self-care with essential oils.  We will sample different essential oils and learn about the natural healing qualities of each that can boost your immunity, calm the mind, soothe muscles, or activate alertness.


Find inspiration and enchantment through the study of Buddhist drawings, paintings, and sculptures, and learn a little history and symbolism behind them.

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Price includes a three night stay in our luxurious cottages,  nourishing vegetarian meals, and all classes. Tax is added at registration.

  • Exclusive two room cottage for one                $949
  • Double occupancy two room cottage              $1,199 ($599.50 p/person)
  • Private room in a shared cottage                     $649
  • SAVE $50 – Early-Bird Registration ends April 25th

We are able to accommodate most food allergies and/or dietary restrictions. Our property and the surrounding areas feature beautiful nature trails, popular bike routes and meditation gardens.

Click on the link and check out the Mandala Wellness Center, to make Massage and bodywork appointments in advance.

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