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Ratna Ling Retreats


New Year – New You | Personal Retreats

Open Dates
You asked, we listened.... and for a limited time only.... Personal Retreats at Ratna Ling are Back! Options: 2 night weekend stay 3 night weekend stay Shared or Private Cottage Options are available Ask about our discounts and promos! Included in your stay: Accommodations in one of our serene 2 bedroom cottages All vegetarian meals including organic coffee and teas Two of our signature Ratna Ling classes Access to our Library with an extensive Buddhist and other…

Alive and Inspired Retreat

February 27 - March 3, 2019
Alive & Inspired Retreat - February 27 - March 3, 2019 Alive & Inspired is a retreat, reset and reboot for women in the intersection, the transition space between the life we've lived and our life ahead. Women ready to rediscover their spark, their Aliveness! Women who may or may not know where they're headed yet, but know that they're ready for something! Women who want to join with other women, to drop in, to celebrate, to…

Bex Urban Yoga

March 22 - 24, 2019
If you are interested in further developing your yoga  practice, or just craving time away to reflect and recenter, this retreat is aligned for you. The guided weekend is a chance to renew, realign and rejuvenate your strongest self. The weekend includes special yoga sequences (with great playlists), time in nature, in comfy lodgings, challenging and nurturing yourself physically and spiritually. Guests stay in large bright cottages, each with two private bedrooms, a living room,…

Mindful heartsGROWTH ~ A Retreat for Healthcare Professionals

With Cheryl D. Pierson, PT, MS and Arlene McCarthy PT, DPT

March 29 - 31, 2019
Develop a toolbox for busy clinicians. Explore evidence-based approaches for developing a self-care program that will energize and sustain you in today’s challenging health care environment. “A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.”  ― Christopher K. Germer Target Audience: Healthcare Professionals interested in preventing burn-out or compassion fatigue Course Level: Intermediate (2 or more years of clinical practice) FIND YOUR INNER RESILIENCE Welcome to heartsGROWTH,…

Springtime Renewal with Clare Buckley

April 18 - 21, 2019
Join Clare for a deeply rejuvenating and unforgettable long weekend away.  The center is nestled among the majestic coastal redwood forests of Sonoma County.  During our 3 night stay (2 night option available) we will explore seasonally inspired and deeply replenishing yoga practices including Asana, Mantra, Pranayama, Meditation and sound healing.  Take time to just be as you unwind, relax and connect with nature in this naturally beautiful, peaceful and secluded setting.  Enjoy beautiful hiking trails…

Return to Presence – Yoga and Meditation Retreat

With Meg McCraken E-RYT 500 and Lauri Glenn, RYT 500

May 2 - 5, 2019
The power of presence is life changing, life affirming and life giving. It is both a means and an end for awakening and liberation in many spiritual traditions and has been proven scientifically to: increase focus, reduce stress, improve our mental and physical well-being, and have a positive physiological impact, especially in the brain and nervous system(s). Immerse yourself in the ancient Buddhist and Hatha Yoga traditions that together have the capacity to cultivate and…

A Weekend of Self Care

With Gloria Baraquio

May 24 - 27, 2019
THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH GLORIA BARAQUIO IS DESIGNED FOR YOU TO REMIND YOURSELF THAT YOU CAN SLOW DOWN AND TAKE A BREAK 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 […]

Yoga Retreat with Elizabeth Shelhart and Barbara Juniper

May 31 - June 2, 2019
Come dive deep into the pool of the Sacred Feminine with two seasoned teachers, Elizabeth Shelhart and Barbara Juniper. Restore and nourish from within at one of the most the beautiful and peaceful Buddhist retreat centers in Northern California. Surrender to the healing power of nature and find tranquility in the the forest's embrace. The word ratna in Sanskrit means “jewel” and its wisdom is based on a strong connection to the earth. Rediscover your…

A Schubertiade for Today

With Robert Greenberg

September 5 - 8, 2019
Chamber Music and Songs of Franz Schubert (1797-1828) A Chamber Music Workshop * Festival * Retreat   The Apollo Academy for Health and Humanism - a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to attaining wellness and life fulfillment through the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle that incorporates participation in the humanities - is sponsoring this very special workshop, festival and retreat in the spirit of a nineteenth century Schubertiade. This three-day retreat provides an opportunity for a…

Healing, Mindfulness, and Compassion Retreat

With Bob Dozor, MD, Ellen Barnett, MD. PhD and Rosalyn White

October 25 - 27, 2019
Health care professionals are invited to attend the semi-annual integrative medicine and Balint process program which will combine Western medicine perspectives, Balint group process, and the traditional Tibetan practices of Kum Nye yoga and meditation. Attendees will gain an understanding of the complex factors in the provider/patient relationship and the tools necessary to integrate conventional and complementary approaches to patient care. The Tibetan Aid Project has facilitated the sharing of Buddhist insights and healing techniques…

Shivakali Yoga Teacher Training | SAVE $500

With Gloria Baraquio, Serge Berliawsky and Pranathi Reddy

October 31 - November 17, 2019
SHIVAKALI YOGA 200-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING Fully Accredited by Yoga Alliance Shivakali Yoga offers a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, which is steeped in the ancient spiritual, philosophical and meditative traditions of Yoga, and grounded in modern anatomical studies, sequencing, and approaches to practice. This 18-day Yoga Retreat offers students the lived experience of the teachings.  In addition to yoga anatomy and physiology studies, we will participate in meditation, ceremony, council, and selfless service, and explore what these practices & teachings mean…

Family Thanksgiving 2019

November 28 - December 1, 2019
An annual tradition, Ratna Ling's Family Thanksgiving is back for 2019! Family Thanksgiving is a great way to enjoy quality time with your friends and family while leaving the cooking and cleanup to us. Enjoy our 3 night program for adults and children starting with our famous vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday and ending with our equally delicious Sunday Brunch. Your family's stay includes: a private 2 bedroom cottage in the beautiful coastal redwoods, all…