• $848.00 – For 1 guest for 2 nights with exclusive use of a private two bedroom cottage (limited availability)
  • $648.00 – For 1 guest for 2 nights in a private bedroom in a shared two bedroom cottage. We choose your roommate.
  • $598.00 – $1196 total for 2 guests (double-occupancy) for 2 nights in a private two bedroom cottage.
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Yoga and Mantra | ONLY 1 Cottage Left!!

With Gloria Baraquio, Rosalyn White and Christine DeCristofaro

October 4 - 6, 2019


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 for all levels
  • Reciting yoga mantras
  • Kirtan (musical chanting)
  • Tibetan mantra meditation
  • Bodywork, acupuncture, and massage for additional cost at the Mandala Wellness Center

SCHEDULE (subject to change):


3:00-4:00 Check-in

4:30-5:30 Yoga & Mantra (All Levels) – Gloria

5:30-6:15 Dinner

6:30-7:30 Opening Circle – Gloria & Friends



8:00-8:45 Breakfast

9:00-10:00 Introduction to Mantra – Gloria

11:00-12:15 Yoga & Mantra (All Levels) – Gloria

12:15-1:00 Lunch

1:00-4:30 Quiet time, bodywork and massage by appointment

4:30-5:30 Tibetan Mantra Meditation – Ros

5:30-6:15 Dinner

7:00-8:00 Kirtan Music Gathering – Gloria & Friends



8:00-9:00 Yoga & Mantra – Gloria (All Levels)

9:00 – 10:00 Closing Circle- Gloria & Friends

10:00-11:00 Brunch

12:00 Check out



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.


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.


Gloria Baraquio
Born and raised in Hawaii, Gloria has been teaching vinyasa since 2006, studying Tibetan Buddhism since 2004, and singing devotional music since she was a young child.  She earned her 200-hour certificate from Yoga Hawaii and her 300-hour certificate with Raghunath Cappo and Radhanath Swami in India.  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. Gloria is our…
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Rosalyn White
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…
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Christine DeCristofaro
Christine is our Group Retreats Director, teacher, and co-creator of many of our Ratna Ling Retreats and Programs. A former corporate finance consultant for Fortune 500 Companies, Christine left all of that behind in 2009 to pursue her true love – being in service and she has never looked back. Christine is a passionate listener, truth seeker, fearless warrior against guilt and shame, and feels blessed to live a life where she helps others touch…
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