• $895.00 – Per person - Private Room in 2-room cottage
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Winter Rituals: A Yoga and Cacao Retreat

With Natalie Colvin and Sprout Sera Sagrada

December 8 - 10, 2023

COVID POLICY: For your safety and ours, we require proof of vaccination AND negative test result from all visitors to Ratna Ling Retreat Center. We wish to provide peace of mind for all of our residents and 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 2023.  This retreat is designed for you to get quiet, to sit by the fire, drink some cacao, let the mind settle, and just let go.  Let yourself be silent and enjoy the gifts of stillness.

This program includes:

  • gentle yoga classes
  • cacao ceremony
  • sitting meditation
  • fireside gatherings
  • nature walk
  • journal time

Classes are for all levels, both beginners and seasoned practitioners.  We invite you to slow down with us.


Schedule (Subject to Change):


3:00pm                 Check-in

4:30-5:30pm       Grounding Meditation

5:30-6:15pm        Dinner

6:45-8:00pm       Gentle Yoga



8:00-8:45am         Breakfast

9:00-10:00am       Meditation

11:15am-12:15pm  Nature Walk

12:15-1:00pm        Lunch

1:00-4:30pm         Quiet time, hiking, journaling, reading, or bodywork by appointment

4:30-5:30pm        Fireside Cacao

5:30-6:15pm         Dinner

7:00-8:00pm        Release Ceremony



8:00-9:00am       Yoga

9:00-10:00am     Closing Ceremony

10:00-11:00am    Brunch

12:00pm               Check out


Natalie Colvin
Natalie has been teaching yoga and sharing the dharma for almost 15 years. She is a certified Shivakali yoga teacher and spiritual counselor, as well a meditation guide and energy worker. Her background in environmental management has deeply shaped her teachings as she considers Mother Earth her first spiritual teacher. Natalie relies on her Buddhist teachings to support individuals in connecting with their best selves. She deeply believes in the power of play and joy as a means…
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Sprout Sera Sagrada
Sprout Sera Sagrada (They/Goddess) Their name is an embodiment of who they are-Sacred Being. Born and raised in California, Yoga found them at age 18, and 10 years later began teaching mindful hatha. The lineages that resonate deeply with Sera are Bhakti Yoga, Tibetan and Zen Buddhism. Following this path led them to their re-indigenization to their Mayan roots (Guatemala, Nicaragua y México). They facilitate Cacao Gatherings as an offering to their ancestors and to…
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