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At Granlibakken Tahoe


Sierra Soul: Elevated Healing at Granlibakken Tahoe

Granlibakken brings a series of health and wellness events to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul in the Sierra Mountains near Lake Tahoe. Capitalizing on Tahoe's vibrant community of therapeutic modalities, health practitioners, and lifestyle coaches, Sierra Soul allows you to discover the power of elevated healing and what 6,300 feet can do for the soul.


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Interested in hosting your own wellness retreat?

Granlibakken Tahoe offers an unparalleled location, as well as everything needed to host a memorable and meaningful retreat.

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Wellness at Granlibakken

Day Spa Services

Day Spa at Granlibakken Tahoe

Welcome to the Lighthouse Spa mountainside at Granlibakken Tahoe, a relaxing spa nestled in the middle of nature and surrounding Sierras. Here you’ll enjoy the opportunity to unwind, center and refocus into a healthier more grounded you. Treat yourself to a massage or body treatment during your visit to the Granlibakken Resort or combine several days for an extended weekend of wellness. Create a peaceful escape and perfect addition to your North Lake Tahoe getaway.

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Yoga at Granlibakken

We invite you to take advantage of the fresh mountain air and inspiring natural surroundings to breathe peace, flexibility and balance into your vacation and into your life. Whether you are here in the mountains on a work conference, family vacation or ski weekend, adding yoga to your experience will leave you feeling lighter and clearer, and there are so many ways to enjoy it!

Yoga Classes

Every Saturday* 9:30-10:45 AM (Will resume in December)

This class is open to all ability levels

Class Description:

Our true essence is among the trees, the breeze and the natural world. Join Yoga Room teacher Ellie Perry for this all levels flow and dynamic movement yoga class. Ellie will guide you into the breath and with the breath into intentional movements.

Please pre-register for this class to your best ability. Granlibakken guests, locals and students of the Yoga Room welcome!

About Ellie: 

I began my yogic journey in my late teens. At first, I was drawn to the practice for its physical benefits since I had always played sports, but was soon rewarded with the mental and emotional effects that yoga can have on one's life. I suffered from anxiety paired with sleeping problems and found yoga to be an amazing alternative medicine. Since, I have received my 200hr YTT in Bali, Indonesia in order to share such a beautiful gift with any and all who are curious.

I strive to provide students with classes that are accessible for all levels, while presenting a challenge for each individual. I feel that yoga should be a playful activity that also encourages each of us to grow, both mentally and physically, from the experience. I seek to provide a space in which students can gain awareness as well as insight to the workings of their bodies and minds. No matter the skill level or amount of practice one has, I encourage everyone to come play on the mat with me! I am excited to become part of such an awesome community of yogis and look forward to meeting you!

*Some Saturdays are excluded. Please call 530-583-4242 or click here for information

Private Yoga Instruction

Tahoe yoga

Ashley Aarti Cooper works with Granlibakken Tahoe to help guests and attendees of retreats to further their yoga practice through private instruction and nature walks.

Ashley Aarti is a lover of nature, books, music, people and creatures. She sees Yoga as an opportunity to explore who you truly are, and the infinite potential to what and where your life can lead. Yoga is connection as you find it, whether it is playful and fun or melodic and profound. Ashley has been practicing Yoga for fourteen years both on and off the mat.

Ashley received her 200 hour YTT in Goa, India. She has taught in studios and lead yoga retreats internationally and within the United States for six years. She currently lives in Truckee, CA, and specializes in private yoga instruction for one-on-one to large group classes including extensive experience teaching with the Wounded Warrior Project. Ashley works with therapeutic techniques and is studying to become a Yoga Therapist, recently completing the first 100 Hour “Yoga is Medicine” Advanced YTT with Avahana School of Yoga. Concentrating on a true yolking of breath, movement and spirit, Ashley's classes are meditative, explorative and fun.

Please visit ashleyaarti.com for more information.

Yoga Retreats

The Sierra Soul Series of Wellness Events features retreats designed for all ability levels. These annual retreats are designed for people of all abilities, and offer an unforgettable experience furthering your practice while taking in Granlibakken's naturally inspiring surroundings.

Check out our wellness packages for dates of our annual yoga retreats.

The Soul Shelter:

A Meditation and Yoga Space

Granlibakken has renovated the Courtview room in the heart of its property to become the new Soul Shelter, a yoga and meditation space. This space boasts an abundance of natural light, wood floors, and neutral tones to help you feel at peace. Mats and blankets are also available to borrow. This room is open to all guests, and can also be reserved for private sessions for groups. Rejuvenate, unwind, and relax on your next getaway.