In partnership with Go Tahoe North

Click here to meet the workshop leaders for RAY 2019.

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The third annual Restorative Arts and Yoga Festival held at Granlibakken Tahoe as a part of the Sierra Soul Series of Wellness Events brings the best of Tahoe to you.

Friday, May 31, 2019

4-6PM

Check-in, Lobby & Event Registration, Pre-Function

5-6PM

Love, Libation & Light: A welcome gathering to meet & greet

6-7:30PM

Opening Session: Soul Journey – Open the weekend through this sacred experience bringing yoga, breathwork and sound vibration all together in a healing journey Led by Ashley Cooper

7:30-8:30PM

Dinner Buffet

9-11PM

Fire pit social: All are welcome to gather under the stars at Granlibakken’s fire pit and enjoy the sounds of mountain life and high elevation, fresh air.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

6:30-8AM

Sunrise Yoga: Begin your day releasing toxicity in order to create space for deep nourishment in a Hatha flow that will cleanse the body, mind and heart through asana and pranayama. Led by Ashley Foy.

7:30-10AM

Breakfast Buffet

9:30-11:30AM
Choose one

Introduction to Thai Massage:

Experience the joy of both giving and receiving a therapeutic Thai sequence.  This traditional style of massage is practiced in comfortable clothing, on the floor.  No table or special oils are needed. Learn the ancient practice of “metta” or loving kindness. Use simple stretching and compression techniques for a very relaxing and healing experience.  Bring a partner, warm hands and an open heart. All levels welcome & no experience needed!

Led by Anastasia Bobadilla

Iyengar: Align your practice with balanced poses designed to increase poise, balance, and a feeling of being centered. Led by Deborah Lapkin.

Forest Medicine Walk: Connect to nature through an elevating hike and elemental meditations in the sacred Sierras. Learn about the healing effects of nature as understood through science, Ayurveda and more. Led by Ashley Cooper.

Sign-ups are required.

11:30AM-1PM

Lunch Buffet

1-2:30PM
Choose one

Sound Healing: Revitalize and renew your body through a magical sound bath designed to promote rejuvenation of mind, body, and spirit as you experience complete relaxation and harmony. Led by Emily Weer and Andrew DeMille.

Sign-ups are required.

Aromatherapy: This workshop aims to help minimize the confusion and simplify the process of creating synergistic essential oil blends. It can be confusing for folks to know where to begin, but this workshop will give them the tools and understanding to create beautiful essential oil blends.  Led by April Murrell.

Sacred & Soulful: A Kundalini Journey to Self-Love & Empowerment: Blend Kundalini Yoga, Yin and meditation in a harmonious design to ignite your innermost desires, release physical and emotional blockages to make way for self-love. Led by Kate Leist.

Forest Medicine Walk: 
Connect to nature through an elevating hike and elemental meditations in the sacred
Sierras. Learn about the healing effects of nature as understood through science, Ayurveda and more. Led by Ashley Cooper.   

Sign-ups are required.

3-4:30PM
Choose one

Yoga Medicine:  A practice of fluidity, connection and inspiration. Yoga Medicine pulls us back to our most subtle and truest nature through specific pranayama, meditation and asana that encapsulates foundation and strength while allowing the body to move in its most inherent rhythmic way. Led by Deanna Kay.

Mandalas on the Mat: Move through a playful practice that will will create a living, moving mandala on your mat. Led by Meg Ruiz.

Creating Rituals with Tea: Sip fine, loose-leaf tea while learning medicinal benefits that will compliment your daily rituals and flow around Morning Mantras, Afternoon Affirmations, and Bedtime Blessings.  Included in this workshopwill be several tastings and a take-home gift. Taught by Ellen Tobben, ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier and founder of IntentionaliTEA, Ellen Tobben.

4:30-7:30PM

Marketplace & Shakti Space -Explore handmade art, therapeutic product, offerings & services.Visit our new Shakti Space – A place to find creative inspiration and expansion. Create your own mantra, paint a mandala, therapeutic coloring &design, or just soak in the serenity and Shakti throughout the day. You are encouraged to bring your own art supplies, rocks for painting, or inspiring elements of nature.

Interested in being a vendor? Fill out the Vendor Application here.

6:30-7:30PM

Dinner Buffet

8-9PM

Full Group Session -Conscious Dance: Get groovin’ and movin’ with conscious dance – ranging from ecstatic dance to somatic movement therapy. Explore a creative movement that connects mind, body and spirit with guided choreography to encouraged free-spirit dancing. Led by Polly Triplat.

9PM

Fire pit social: All are welcome to gather under the stars at Granlibakken’s fire pit and enjoy the sounds of mountain life and fresh elevation air.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

6:30-8AM

Sunrise Yoga: Begin your day releasing toxicity in order to create space for deep nourishment in a Hathaflow that will cleanse the body, mind and heart through asana and pranayama. Led by Ashley Foy.

7:30-10AM

Breakfast Buffet – Guest checkout encouraged during this time (Hotel Check Out Policy – 11am)

9-11AM

Morning Class – Full Group session:  A flowing farewell practice led by instructors from the weekend and accompanied by a PurpleCloudzz: aka Katabliss, a Yoga DJ, the cherry on top of the weekend.

Schedule may change, classes based on space availability