Ratna Ling Retreats


Take a Spring Break with Ratna Ling | Personal Retreats

Open Dates
Due to the overwhelming response and demand.... Personal Retreats at Ratna Ling continue to welcome in spring! 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…

POC Yoga Retreat

With Amreen Karmali, Gloria Baraquio and Kamali Minter

May 10 - 12, 2019
Calling all People 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 and community. Scholarships available for those in financial need. Please inquire with Gloria at programs@ratnaling.org. Please note that non-POC staff and guests will be present on property.   SCHEDULE (Subject to change): Friday 3:00-4:00…

A Weekend of Self Care – Memorial Day

With Gloria Baraquio, Rosalyn White, Christine DeCristofaro and Lydia Hwang

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 […]

Women’s Yoga, Meditation and Sound Healing Retreat

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…

Meditation and the Modern World

With Rosalyn White and Christine DeCristofaro

June 21 - 23, 2019
Are you looking to find peace and groundedness in your daily life?  Do you want more tools to keep you balanced and happy in your work, home, and relationships?  This weekend will offer you useful and transformative teachings that come from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.  This retreat will be taught by senior students of Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche and include discussions about the nature of mind, ways to practice, and tools to relax.  You will leave…

Community Work Retreat – A rare opportunity to live-work at Ratna Ling!

With Gloria Baraquio, Tara Ristau and George Wiegand

June 27 - 30, 2019
Experience different ways to serve at Ratna Ling while learning how to use work as a means for mindfulness, compassion, and generosity.  In this weekend, we incorporate 4 hours of work a day, amidst classes in meditation, yoga, and discussion around the spirit of service and the offering of one's self.  How do we approach all of our actions and work? How do we cultivate harmonious and meaningful relations with humans, plants, animals, and other…

Exploring Farther Reaches of Time and Space, Unveiling Sparkling Knowledge

July 15 - 21, 2019
Odiyan Retreat Center is pleased to present its first Time, Space, Knowledge retreat since 1999.This will be an opportunity for TSK practitioners to gather together for intensive practice, and vigorous inquiry into the book Time, Space and Knowledge: A New Vision of Reality. Included will be multi-discipline comparative explorations of the TSK vision with the topics presented by experts in the disciplines of science, theology, literature, music or other arts. Since this is a deepening experience, the…

A Weekend of Self Care – Labor Day

With Gloria Baraquio, Rosalyn White, Christine DeCristofaro and Leah Blenke

August 30 - September 2, 2019
JOIN US FOR A 3 NIGHT PROGRAM THIS LABOR 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 you are more than enough. That phone call or email can wait. Your family or…

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…

Women’s Self Care Weekend

With Gloria Baraquio, Christine DeCristofaro and Rosalyn White

September 26 - 29, 2019
JOIN US FOR 3 NIGHTS AT RATNA LING'S PREMIER WOMEN'S EVENT 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 .....  ABOUT THE PROGRAM Are you hungry for a safe place to connect and open up?  Come…

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…

Kirtan & Yoga Retreat with Adam Bauer

With Adam Bauer and Gloria Baraquio

November 22 - 24, 2019
Spend a weekend in musical bliss and prayer! Whether you’re new to kirtan or a long-time lover of devotional singing, this weekend is designed to open your heart.  Purify your mind, body, and speech through bhakti yoga, the practice of devotion. We will enjoy a variety of love songs and chants with Adam Bauer, renowned musician and recording artist who spent several years playing music with Shyamdas and Krishna Das.  All-levels yoga will be led…

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…

Holiday Cottages | First Time Offer | Nightly Rate

December 19, 2019 - January 3, 2020
Have you ever dreamed of your own private cottage in the redwoods - a place of peace, healing, and deep tranquility with a cozy and inviting living spaces to commune with nature, friends and family, and yourself? WELCOME TO RATNA LING'S HOLIDAY COTTAGES For the first time ever spend the holidays at Ratna Ling with exclusive use of one of our private two bedroom cottages with accommodations for 4 adults. Included in your stay: Private…