Ratna Ling Retreats


Fall Renewal: A Yoga and Meditation Retreat 

With Gretchen Donovan

September 29 - October 2, 2022
In Mahayana Buddhism,the Buddha taught six important mental states called Paramitas that we need to develop if we aspire to reach a state of liberation in our lives. They’re usually translated as “perfections,” since by perfecting them fully  we too can attain  enlightenment. 

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

September 30 - October 2, 2022
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery? Ratna Ling is hosting a personal retreat in our great outdoors for you to take some time for yourself.

A Weekend of Self Care | Columbus Day 2022

With Kimberly Millard

October 7 - 10, 2022
Our 3 night signature program... 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.

Structures for Accomplishment and More Ease at Work – Online

With Teri Beckman

October 10 - November 14, 2022
Mondays, 5:00-6:00 pm, Pacific Time   Join Dharma College for this very practical course that focuses on how we can refine and improve our decision-making, practice improved communication with our teams, increase concentration and balance our energy. We will be developing the tools to overcome resistance and obstacles with more ease. Classes will be highly experiential, and you will have the opportunity to share your own challenges and successes with your classmates. Readings from "Mastering…

Women’s Self-Care Retreat 2022

With Heldine Aguiluz and Sierra Vandervort

October 28 - 30, 2022
Are you hungry for a safe place to connect and open up with fellow women?  Sisters! Come together on a special retreat to celebrate your innate strength, wisdom, and compassion. We will celebrate the importance of connecting with girlfriends and remember all the beautiful parts of being a woman.  This time is to reconnect to the sacred feminine and cultivate a community of sisterhood and solidarity through deep listening, laughter, self-care, and ceremony.  This retreat…

Be Here Now – Fall Weekend Retreat

With Yvonne Kingsley

November 4 - 6, 2022
Join Yvonne Kingsley for a rejuvenating weekend of yoga and meditation as we slow down and surrender to the present moment. Gracefully accepting the natural unfolding of our lives opens us to deeper levels of peace and contentment. We will explore a blend of mindful movement and breathwork, refining our capacity to return to the present moment, over and over again. We will gather as a community, holding space for whatever arises. All are welcome.…

The Essence of Yoga: A Weekend Retreat

With Jenn Russo

November 11 - 13, 2022
We welcome back Master Teacher Jenn Russo of Healdsburg for a special yoga retreat at Ratna Ling to celebrate the Autumn in the Redwoods!

Aging with Grace: A Yoga Retreat

With Patricia Becker

November 18 - 20, 2022
Bathe in the joy of yoga with stretching and strengthening poses as well as breath awareness meditation. Expect a playful practice of self-acceptance and exploration at the beautiful Ratna Ling. 

Gratitude: A Thanksgiving Retreat

November 25 - 27, 2022
Let this Thanksgiving be a time for you to reflect and celebrate with a spiritual community who practices appreciation for the small and the big things.  What can you be grateful for?

Quiet Spaces: A Winter Retreat

With Gloria Baraquio, Kimberly Millard and Heldine Aguiluz

December 2 - 4, 2022
For your safety and ours, we require proof of vaccination from all visitors and residents of Ratna Ling Retreat Center. We wish to provide peace of mind for all of our guests. As the season turns to more darkness and cold, our bodies naturally long to retreat inward.  December is a time to reflect on what has transpired in the year and process all of the emotions and experiences of 2022.  This retreat is designed…

We Belong – A Special Retreat for Women of Color

With Dana Sweeney, Sriya Bhattacharyya and Tracey Graves

December 9 - 11, 2022
Calling all self-identifying Women of Color to this special retreat, where we get to let go, celebrate, and feel free to express ourselves through yoga, meditation, movement, and council.  This is a safe space where we can explore our relationships to self, community, and culture. Scholarships are available for those in financial need. Please inquire with Gloria at programs@ratnaling.org. *Women of Color can include any self-identifying women, cis-women or non-binary folks who self-identify as people…

The Arc of Imagination – A Creative and Contemplative Retreat

With Andrew Todhunter and Jonah Willihnganz

December 15 - 18, 2022
Imagination is one of the most potent vehicles for more deeply understanding ourselves, others, and the world around us. In both contemplative and literary traditions, the imagination is the capacity that allows us to pierce a sleepwalking existence and see more clearly. It has the power to lift us out of trance, shedding entanglements of fear and artificiality; encounter something wordless, stripped to its essence; and then translate that clarifying vision back into form--be it…

A Weekend of Self-Care | MLK Day 2023

With Kimberly Millard and Sriya Bhattacharyya

January 13 - 16, 2023
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 enjoy 4 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.

Lighting the World with Compassion & Love

With Kayleen Asbo, Sue Ellen Parkinson and Robin O'Brien

February 3 - 5, 2023
We gather together for a feast of story, music, meditation, art journaling practices and sharing from the heart. This "thin time" of year is celebrated in the Celtic  tradition of Imbolc and St Brighid's Day, in Catholicism as Candlemas, and in the Ancient Greek world as the time that Persephone began her ascent from the underworld.  All three traditions speak of the theme of the feminine bringing our light forward to bless the world with…

A Weekend of Self Care | President’s Day

February 17 - 20, 2023
Our 3 night signature program... 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.

The Gift of Quotes – Introducing Quotes to the World

With Barry Schieber

February 21 - 26, 2023
When we feel inwardly free and balanced, inspired by a higher knowledge and vision, we can cooperate with others to achieve results far beyond what one individual could hope to accomplish. Cooperative actions performed for the benefit of all open up possibilities for unceasing satisfaction, setting in motion a willingness to share that could generate invaluable results far into the future. —Tarthang Tulku You are invited to join us in a creative 6-day retreat: The…

Spring Renewal – A yoga and meditation retreat

With David Cho

March 10 - 12, 2023
We welcome David Cho of San Francisco as our Guest Teacher for a weekend of grounding, relaxation, and community. As the cold, dark season ends, Nature starts to brighten up, the trees regain their leaves, and new flowers begin to bud. Our bodies and minds can feel the same.  As we transition from Winter to Spring, we might feel the need to transform and start anew, ready for new ventures or fresh routines. We gather…

Spring Immersion – A Holistic Yoga Retreat

With Nikki Estrada

March 24 - 26, 2023
Book now and get $100.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Jan 14, 2023.
Ratna Ling welcomes back Master Teacher Nikki Estrada for a retreat to integrate all the parts of yourself. An entire mind-body-soul practice is waiting for you... While many yoga classes focus on physical postures, Nikki Estrada can help you access yoga also through meditation, breathwork, and yoga philosophy, honoring each person exactly as they are and working with their unique strengths, affinities and needs.  If you are looking to find other ways to deepen your…

Restoring the Body, Mind & Spirit – A Kundalini Yoga Retreat

With Genevieve Cipes

March 31 - April 2, 2023
We welcome special guest teacher Genevieve Cipes to help you enliven, strengthen and reconnect with all the facets of your Self.   The physical body is the basic temple of which we can deposit the treasure of happiness in life; it is the vehicle to which we may travel gracefully. The mind is the second facet of our human life, it guides our actions and emotions and is our roadmap to know where we are…

Exactly As You Are – A retreat to celebrate and accept life as it is

With Lydia Hwang and Jen Lo

April 6 - 9, 2023
We welcome back our beloved friends Lydia Hwang and Jen Lo for this very special retreat to nourish your soul! Sometimes we find ourselves broken and feeling like we're not enough. We need friends and practices to help us through these tough times. We are reminded that difficulty and pain make us stronger, wiser, and beautiful. We can get back up again. Join Lydia Hwang and Jen Lo for this intimate retreat, which includes daily…

Yoga & Meditation Retreat with Denelle Numis

With Denelle Numis

April 28 - 30, 2023
We welcome back Advanced Yoga Teacher Denelle Numis of San Francisco for a special yoga retreat at Ratna Ling to celebrate the Springtime!

Call to Courage: A Yoga, Meditation & Mantra Retreat

With Loren Altura and Kat Shotz

May 5 - 7, 2023
We welcome back guest teachers Loren Altura and Kat Shotz of Marin for this special retreat on Courage.

Lotus of the Heart – A yoga & meditation retreat

With Christie Pitko

May 12 - 14, 2023
We welcome our special guest teacher, Christie Pitko, to share a weekend of meditation, yoga, and reflection Like the lotus flower, we can learn to open ourselves to beauty, strength, and compassion using various techniques. Connect to the inner landscape of your mind and body through guided meditation and contemplation. Practice a mix of all levels alignment-based vinyasa flow and restorative yoga. Savor delicious healthy meals, and rest your spirits in stunning cottages in the…

Transformational Vinyasa – A Weekend Retreat

May 18 - 21, 2023
Yoga doesn’t just make your body stronger and more flexible; it can ignite your passion, boost your energy, and illuminate your inner vision. Our weekend retreat will be packed full of music, meditation, chanting, and soulful, sweaty Vinyasa. Sought-after yoga teacher Lesley Desaulniers and special guest musicians will guide you in an exploration of yoga practices and healing techniques that promote clarity, bliss, and abundance. Experience deep renewal as you: *Discover the dynamic power of…

A Weekend of Self-Care | Memorial Day 2023

May 26 - 29, 2023
SLOW DOWN, TAKE A BREAK, AND REST 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,…

Yoga & Mantra

With Beate Sophia

August 18 - 20, 2023
Explore the union of mind, body, and speech through ancient practices of hatha yoga and mantra yoga. 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.

A Weekend of Self Care | Labor Day 2023

September 1 - 4, 2023
Our 3 night signature program... 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.

Finding Equanimity – A Hiking & Yoga Retreat

With Uli Koehne

September 22 - 24, 2023
We welcome Uli Koehne as our Guest Teacher for a peaceful, restorative retreat with yoga and hiking!   In our modern, busy lives with constant demands and stream of stimuli around us, it is easy to drift out of balance. Sometimes we are not even aware how disconnected we are and why we might feel drained, zapped and not in harmony with our body and mind. Finding equanimity first starts with recognizing that we lost…

Women’s Self-Care Retreat | Columbus Day

October 6 - 9, 2023
Ratna Ling's Women Self-Care is an annually anticipated event with many women returning each year to share the love and community. So whether it is your first time or fourth, come join us for a long weekend of healing sisterhood - the Realm of Treasures is waiting.