Friday, June 1
Check-in, Lobby & Event Registration, Pre-Function
Opening Session – Sierra Soul Journey/Song /Search
Led by Ashley Cooper, accompanied by a live yoga DJ.
Open the weekend through this sacred experience bringing yoga, breath work, and sound vibration all together in a healing journey to open the soul.
Dinner Buffet, Granhall
Fresh, rich Peruvian flavors: Avocado, corn & quinoa salad, seafood stew in a cilantro broth, Pollo A La Brasa – marinated with soy sauce, oregano and fresh lime, vegetarian lentil stew served over brown rice.
Social: Meet & Greet
Enjoy the company and conversation of someone new with live music and local drinks.
Saturday, June 2
Breakfast Buffet, Granhall
Led by Katie Capano
AcroYoga combines the ancient wisdom of yoga, the dynamic strength of acrobatics, and the loving kindness of Thai massage. Experience the lunar aspects of this practice through alignment-based asana, partner yoga, Thai massage and therapeutic flying. Through the foundations of trust and communication, come with an open heart and willingness to play! No partner required.
Sacred & Soulful: A Kundalini Journey, Self-Love, & Empowerment
Led by Kate Leist
A harmonious blend of Kundalini Yoga, Yin and meditation designed to ignite your innermost desires, release physical and emotional blockages to make way for self-love.
Lunch Buffet, Granhall
Soups & Salad: Organic carrot ginger soup, golden chickpea & turmeric soup, colorful beets, heirloom tomatoes with farro, shaved brussel sprouts with a citrus vinaigrette, arugula & sweet potato in a lemon vinaigrette
Vendor Fair & Shakti Space
Explore handmade art, therapeutic products, offerings, and services. Or visit the new Shakti Space-a place to find creative inspiration and expansion. Create your own mantra, paint a mandala, enjoy therapeutic coloring and 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.
Speakeasy: Create Your Own Mantra
Join this quiet session that offers writing prompts to self-direct you into an inward reflection. Allow your heart's desire to rise to the surface of your consciousness by taking 10-15 minutes and learn how to develop a Sankalpa-a resolve-to guide your decisions and nurture your life for the next weeks or months. A guide will be present to assist and answer questions. Bring your writing utensil and journal. Consider bringing a rock, piece of wood, or shell to create a physical talisman of your promise to yourself-this is highly encouraged.
Speakeasy: Exploring Energy Medicine
Led by Brooke Butler
Learn to balance the cortices of your brain through a simple, relaxation technique involving tapping and the breath. Life is full and can often lead to overwhelming feelings of stress and disconnection. By practicing this self-help technique, you will learn and enhance the communication between the two hemispheres of the brain, thus allowing greater focus, mental clarity, calmness, pain reduction, and general improvement in well-being.
Led by Deborah Lapkin
This Iyengar class will emphasize alignment in all poses with increased poise, balance, and a feeling of being centered. Your mobility and stability will gain strength through breath control and posture as we increase awareness of the inner and outer body and breath.
Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing)
Led by Ashley Cooper
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 Meghan Ruiz
We’ve heard that balance is the key to life. This workshop explores standing poses, beginning with mountain pose. Learn how to stand tall in your power through a hatha practice intelligently sequenced around the art of balance.
Led by Lauri Glenn
The one constant in life is change. We can see this in nature, our economy, our minds and bodies. Through a slow, mindful, deeply releasing practice of Yin Yoga, we will explore our relationship to change not just in our bodies but our lives so we may live more joyfully in the light of Impermanence. Mostly movement with some discussion and meditation. Yin Yoga is breath centered, done mostly on the ground, in passive poses held for 3-7 minutes.
Led by Deanna Kay
Align body, mind, and spirit through this sweet flow that honors your breath and life force. Warm up slowly and mindfully, becoming totally present, and move through a practice that will build strength, focus, and connection.
Led by Breeze Cross
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 from within.
Alibi Ale Works
Enjoy local brews and each other's company.
Dinner Buffet, Granhall
Arugula & watermelon in a balsamic vinaigrette, grilled halibut in a mango, ginger salsa or roasted rosemary chicken served over brown rice, vegetarian spaghetti squash with stuffed tomatoes, sautéed asparagus & cauliflower
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 3
Sunrise Yoga & Meditation
Led by Tracy Desens
Begin your day with the intention of releasing toxicity in order to create space for deep nourishment in a Hatha flow that will cleanse the body, mind and heart through asana, pranayama and meditation.
Guest checkout encouraged during this time (Hotel Check Out Policy – 11am)
Led by Ashley Aarti Cooper
Circle together in a sacred moment of grounding. Together we will begin to consciously weave everything you have learned this weekend into your daily life. This will involve meditation and be light on movement before we energize and celebrate with our closing drum circle.
Drum Circle led by Liz Broscoe, aka DrumChik
Close the weekend with the rhythm and beats of a drum and dance circle led by professional drummers. Connecting to the sacred thrums of ancient civilizations, liberate your soul in a safe and inclusive space. Smile and let go, preparing to assimilate all you’ve learned over the weekend. We will end the class with a closing ceremony.
Schedule may change. Classes based on space availability.