With only 14 cottages, this a rare opportunity to enjoy Ratna Ling on a weekend at a very special discounted rate as we are generally sold out to large group retreats.
This retreat will allow you to experience the harmonizing effects of breathing, postures, meditation, and chanting in the sacred traditions of Bhakti Yoga, Vinyasa, and Tibetan Buddhism. You will begin to see the powerful connection between your thoughts, language, voice, sound vibration, and manifestation.
This weekend includes:
YOGA & MANTRA
These yoga classes are designed for all levels, incorporating breathing, stretching, and fluid movements, guided by live chanting in the beginning and end of practice.. 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, harmonized, and energized from this yoga practice.
TIBETAN MANTRA MEDITATION
Learn classical mantras from the Tibetan Buddhist lineage that help to harmonize the mind, body, and speech. You will experience the calming effects that mantra repetition has on your thoughts.
Experience a musical devotional gathering as traditionally practiced in India and now throughout the world. Kirtan includes repetitions of call & response singing of a sacred mantra. Gloria will lead songs with her voice and harmonium.
Price includes a 2-night stay in our luxurious cottages, nourishing vegetarian meals, and all classes. Tax not included.
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.
Gloria Baraquio, a Hawaii native, has been teaching vinyasa since 2006, studying Tibetan Buddhism since 2004, and singing devotional music since she was born. She earned her 200-hour Vinyasa certificate from Yoga Hawaii and her 300-hour Bhakti Yoga training with Raghunath Cappo and Radhanath Swami in India. For 4 years, she 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 at 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.