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CALIFORNIA  EASTERN  SIERRAS

MAY 13th - 17th, 2020

 
 
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Take the first step in Faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 
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Home base of the Stillness Retreat since 2015, this is our absolutely essential Retreat program. People from all backgrounds have continually gathered together here to share the practices of Yoga & Meditation in the stillness of this sacred space.

Our ‘California Eastern Sierras’ Retreat is the iconic Wilderness Retreat, held in the heart of the Sierras in the high deserts of California. The combination of breath taking landscapes, warming hot springs, and endless night skies filled with glowing stars makes this location distinctly unique to any other area in California.

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Morning & Evening private Yoga classes with incredible teachers. 90 min classes (8 classes & live workshops)

Included Special Classes:

Bhakti Flow Master Class

Yin and Restorative Yoga, Sound Healing, and Gentle Yoga

Morning & Evening group Meditation sessions. 30-45 min sessions (14 sessions)

-Included Special Classes:

-Daily Morning Meditation

- Night time Yoga Nidra

24hr / 7 days a week Access to near by outdoor Natural Hot Springs

- Incredible Catered Vegetarian/Vegan Breakfasts and Dinners (8 meals total) (*Lunch not included)

- Amazing Hiking trails to explore and access to glaciers, lakes, entry points of Death Valley, Mount Whitney, and the Ancient Bristlecone Forest

- Beautiful and Serene Outdoor Practice Space

- Clean Natural Drinking Water; Lemon, Mint, and Cucumber infused

- Welcome Ceremony Feast, Intention Circle, Stillness Celebration Night, & Closing Ceremony

- 'Open Hours' Rejuvenation time every mid-day to relax or explore the surrounding areas

- access to services and amenities such as Lodging (if you will not be camping *not included*), Grocery Stores, Hot Showers, Laundry, (limited) access to WiFi/Cell service.

-Make & Take home STILLNESS Mala bracelet, and other gifts.

-Memories for a lifetime, making friends and meeting like minded community

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RETREAT BEGINS: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 4:30 PM

RETREAT CONCLUDES: Sunday, May 17, 2020 @ 11 AM 

 

2020 California Eastern Sierras Retreat Schedule

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM: Arrival & Set Up -(time for decompressing, unpacking, camp set-up and settling in.)
6 PM - 7:30 PM: Welcome Ceremony Feast & Retreat opening -- Group meditation, followed by white sage smudge, and cirlce of intention.                                     8 PM - 9 PM: "Yoga under the Stars" -Restorative Yoga & Meditation

Thursday, May 14, 2020
7 AM - 7:30 AM: Early morning Silent Meditation
Catered Breakfast Buffet: 8 AM - 9 AM                                                                                                                                                                                                               9 AM - 10 AM: "Malas & Mantras" -LIVE Mala making workshop and Japa Meditation (make and take home your own mala!)
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM: "Rise and Shine Flow" - modern Vinyasa Yoga

Mid Day Break: 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM -Open time to relax, explore the surrounding areas, outings, hot springs etc.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: "Silent walking Meditation" -Afternoon Group Meditation Walk
4:45 PM - 6 PM: "Lev yourself”- Body Lever (muscle therapy relief)
Catered Dinner Buffet: 6 PM- 7 PM
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM: "Revolving Consciousness"-Night time Yoga Nidra under the stars

Friday, May 15, 2020
7 AM - 7:30 AM: Early morning Silent Meditation
Catered Breakfast Buffet: 8 AM - 9 AM
9 AM - 9:45 AM: " Stillness of Mind" - Group Meditation
10 AM - 11:30 AM: "Living the Practice" - Yoga philosophy, Asana, and Meditation

Mid Day Break: 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM-Open time to relax, explore the surrounding areas, outings, hot springs etc.

(Optional** 12 PM - 3 PM community hot springs soak and relax)

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM: “Loving Kindness & Compassion” Metta Meditation
4:45 PM - 6 PM: "Yoga for balance and alignment" -Hatha Yoga
Catered Dinner Buffet: 6 PM - 7 PM
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM: "The Yoga of Sleep" -Night time Yoga Nidra under the stars

Saturday, May 16, 2020
7 AM - 7:30 AM: Early morning Silent Meditation
Catered Breakfast Buffet: 8 AM - 9 AM
9 AM - 9:45 AM: "Clarity and Peace" - Group Meditation
10 AM - 11:30 AM: "Lever Yoga” Body Lever (muscle therapy relief) and Yoga Asana

Mid Day Break: 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM -Open time to relax, explore the surrounding areas, outings, hot springs etc.

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM: "Sacred Stillness Meditation" -Afternoon Meditation and Chanting
5 PM- 6:45 PM: "Sunset in the Sierras" -Bhakti Flow Master Class
Catered Dinner Buffet: 7 PM - 8 PM
9 PM -11 PM: Stillness Family After-Party & Celebration

Sunday May 17, 2020 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: "Integration" -Gentle Yoga and group Meditation

Catered Brunch: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM - 11 AM: Closing Ceremony & Dedication Circle -finishing Meditation, followed by white sage smudge.

11AM Packing up Camp & Retreat Conclusion

Join Us in the California Eastern Sierras in 2020!

Got Questions? Need a Payment Plan? We're here to HELP!

Email us directly at: stillnessretreatinfo@gmail.com