Wellness Weekend 2018 will be held November 9-11 at Granlibakken Tahoe. This retreat is designed to inspire and educate, with movement classes and interactive workshops covering a broad scope of wellness methods and modalities.

Click here for the printable and downloadable PDF of the Wellness Weekend Schedule

Click here to meet the workshop leaders at Wellness Weekend 2018.

Friday, November 9

4PM

Hotel Check-In

Lobby

5-6PM

Libations, Love & Light

Granhall

A welcome gathering to sample local tastings, meet, greet and drink

Tickling Your Funny Bone with Kim Bateman

6-7PM

Dinner Buffet

Granhall

Miso broth chicken with an edamame & broccoli salad, lime ginger dressing**

7-8:30PM

Keynote Speech: Changing the Expression of Your Genes by Taking Care of Your Brain

Mountain Ballroom

Keynote address by Dr. Mike Dow Psy.D

Once upon a time, it seemed as though genes were your destiny-- something outside of your control.  And if there was something you could control, it was only through prescription medication.  Now, we know that practices like meditation, yoga, hypnosis, and nutrition have a profound impact.  These practices determine whether genes are switched on-- or stay dormant.  Experience a practice that have the ability to change the expression of your genes.

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Saturday, November 10

7-8AM

Sunrise Yoga & Meditation

Mountain Ballroom

Led by Ashley Aarti Cooper

Begin your day releasing toxicity in order to create space for deep nourishment in a yoga flow that will cleanse the body, mind and heart through asana and pranayama.

7:30-9AM

Breakfast Buffet

Granhall

Yoga retreat

8AM

Event Registration

Pre-Function

9-10AM

Overexposed and Unprepared

By Dr. Amy Vail

Mountain Ballroom

Learn about the impact of social media on our lives, and how to regulate its negative impacts.

10:15-11:30AM

Tai Chi

Led by Mark Kuehne, LAc

Experience this ancient Chinese practice of breath work and slow movement that includes graceful postures of yin and yang for the balance of life.

Blood Sugar Balancing Act

Led by Lindsay Rojas, NTP, CGP

Learn the importance of balancing macronutrients throughout the day to maintain blood sugar levels. Learn hidden sugars in everyday foods, unlock the secret to reading food labels, understand blood sugar balance and ways to lower risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

11:45AM-12:45AM

Lunch Buffet

Granhall

Tostada Bar**

1-2:15PM

Forest Medicine Hike

Meet in Pre-Function

Led by Ashley Aarti Cooper

Allow the forest to heal you with a guided meditative walk through the back country of the Sierras by breathing the aromas of pine, feeling the ground and listening to nature sounds.

Stress Realization and Resolution

Led by Tim Schroeder, DC

Explore what stress does to the body on a physical, emotional and spiritual level as Tim Schroeder, DC, teaches daily practices to managing stress.

2:30-3:45PM

Sound Healing

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.

CBD Oil: Highs & Hypes

Led by Johanna Koch, MD

Discover the truth behind CBD Oil as Johanna Koch, MD, presents the highs, hypes, reality and myths of CBD oil.

4-7PM

Local Artisan & Service Marketplace

Explore handmade art, therapeutic products, offerings, and services

Interested in being a vendor? Click here to complete the vendor booth application form.

5-7PM

Libations, Love & Light

Granhall

A social gather to sample local tastings, meet, greet and drink

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6-7PM

Dinner Buffet

Granhall

Watercress, topped with California sea bass in a basil emulsion, butternut squash soup and sautéed seasonal vegetable side**

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Sunday, November 11

7-8AM

Sunrise Yoga & Meditation

Mountain Ballroom

Led by Ashley Aarti Cooper

Begin your day releasing toxicity in order to create space for deep nourishment in a yoga flow that will cleanse the body, mind and heart through asana and pranayama.

7:30-9AM

Breakfast Buffet

Granhall

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

9-10AM

Barre Sculp

Led by Katie Martin

This 60 minute barre class will effectively strengthen and define your entire body. Using only body weight exercises, you will leave this class feeling energized and worked. Take your shoes off and have some fun!

Aromatherapies for Everyday Conditions

Led by April Murrell

Learn the practice and therapies of natural oils and how the mind and body react to certain aromas. Experience the healing effects that essential oils may have on everyday conditions including lethargy, mood swings, allergies, personal memories and more.  All workshop guests will make their own essential oil roller to take home.

10:15-11:15AM

Closing Session: Conscious Dance

Mountain Ballroom

Led by Polly Triplat

Get your groove and move on with conscious dance - ranging from ecstatic dance to somatic movement therapy, explore a creative movement that connects mind, body and spirit with guided choreography and encouraged free-spirit dancing.

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*Classes subject to change and based on space availability

**All meals are served buffet style with multiple options – gluten & dairy free, vegan/vegetarian