Sonoma

 
 

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA

AUGUST 24-27, 2017

Our Farm-to-Table Sonoma Retreat will be held in the beautiful rolling hills of the Sonoma Coastline at the Lotus Feed Organic Farm & Retreat Center.  Rejuvenate and connect with nature through daily yoga and meditation, outdoor adventures, evening song circles by the fire and deep sleeps under the stars. 

 
 
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RETREAT PACKAGE

A holistic journey through the chakras using food, breath, movement, sound and ceremony. Together we connect with the wisdom of the elements and nature on the stunning Sonoma Coastline.  

  • 4 days, 3 nights at The Lotus Feed Organic Farm
  • Daily yoga & meditation
  • Farm-to-table feasts of handmade organic meals, juice, elixirs, snacks & tea
  • Interactive workshops // Herbal Medicine Making, Flower Essence Therapy, Ayurvedic Beauty & Sacred Nourishment
  • Cooking Class in the Garden
  • Ayurvedic Body Treatments
  • Guided hike with naturalist along the Sonoma Coastline & Redwoods
  • Waxing Moon Temple 
  • Alchemy Package with local gifts & goodies    
  • Optional Add-Ons:  Ayurvedic Massage Treatments, Nutrition & Lifestyle Consultation,  Private Flower Essence Therapy, Energy Healing Sessions

THE JOURNEY

Each day of our retreat integrates awareness of the elements and experience of the chakras in the stunning nature of the Sonoma coastline. Our mornings begin with tea and sunrise meditation under a flower-covered pavilion overlooking the forest, followed by an invigorating alignment-focused yoga practice designed around a chakra focus. After breakfast, we gather for our experiential workshops in the culinary and herbal medicine gardens. Our gardens and structures present learning experiences in permaculture and the peace and energy of the land provide a backdrop for transformation, learning and evolution.  and in the afternoon we head out for adventures that support the exploration and activation of the medicine of the surrounding forest. Gather together at the long outdoor table for a beautiful dinner harvested right from the farm.  We conclude our days with a restorative yin and yoga nidra practice or evening song circles by the fire. Additional options for private bodywork. flower essence therapy, nutritional consultations and energy healing sessions available to schedule throughout the retreat.

 

 

 

 

 

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SAMPLE SCHEDULE

 
 

THURSDAY | JUNE 1
5:00pm - Welcome Ceremony
6:00pm - Dinner
8:00pm - Evening Yoga & Meditation 

FRIDAY | JUNE 2
7:30am - Tea & Sunrise Meditation
8:00am - Morning Yoga
9:00am - Breakfast
10:00am - Workshop: Ayurvedic Self-Care
12:00pm - Lunch
2:00pm - Sacred Nourishment Cooking Class in the Garden
6:00pm - Dinner
8:00pm - Evening Meditation & Shamanic Journey

SATURDAY | JUNE 3
7:00am - Tea & Sunrise Meditation
8:00am - Morning Yoga
9:00am - Breakfast
10:00am - Workshop: Plant Communion & Flower Essence Making
12:00pm - Lunch
2:00pm - Guided Hike with Naturalist
6:00pm - Dinner
8:00pm - Voice Workshop & Song Circle 

SUNDAY | JUNE 4
8:00am - Morning Yoga
9:00am - Breakfast
10:00am - Closing Ceremony

 

THE NOURISHMENT

We pride ourselves on the intentional details that goes into each handmade meal.  At this retreat, we have the joy of eating right from the land in our daily farm-to-table feasts grown and prepare fresh on site. The Lotus Feed is a working organic farm and medicinal herb garden. Our aim is to provide meals prepared with an attitude of love and reverence, in alignment with the seasons and the local environment, using the highest quality ingredients to support your spiritual journey. All meals are gluten-free, plant-based and organic,  locally sourced when possible, and prepared fresh each day of the retreat.

  • Intentional menu designed to highlight local flavors and seasonal ingredients
  • 8 complete balanced, seasonally-inspired vegetarian meals 
  • Fresh juices, herbal elixirs, tonics & teas
  • High vibing handmade raw chocolates & medicinal snacks
  • All ingredients 100% organic, locally sourced products when possible

If you have special dietary needs or requests, please contact our chef, Claire Ragozzino, at alchemyofspiritretreats@gmail.com for menu inquiries.


THE NEST

The Lotus Feed Retreat Center at Taylor Maid Farms rests on 108 acres of vital Sonoma coast nature. Its diverse landscape provides the most exquisite and magical experience of raw and cultivated beauty - from the redwood, fir and oak forests, to thoughtfully designed circle gardens. The surrounding ocean view ridgetops overlook our colorful and hidden creek beds.

From luxury private yurts with vintage clawfoot bathtubs, to glamping in styled canvas tents, the center is designed for all budgets and levels of comfort. Most of the accommodations are shared baths meaning that the restrooms are outside of the dwellings. There are several lux outdoor bathrooms all with electricity and running water. One of the most special experiences at the Lotus Feed Center is the outdoor showers. They are built around a gorgeous California Bay tree and showers take place under the canopy. All tents are cozy and thoughtfully decorated, outfitted with beds ranging from doubles to twins.  

The unique experience of this nest provides each guest an opportunity to reconnect with nature, breath her fresh air and live in harmony with her rhythms with deep, restful sleep under the stars. 

 

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ACCOMMODATIONS & PRICING

GLAMPING TENTS
Canvas clamping tents equipped with two twin beds + shared outside bathroom/shower.
Shared $1100 // Private $1275
*5 available

CANVAS YURTS
Large canvas yurts equipped with two twin beds + shared outside bathroom/shower.
Shared $1225 // Private $1375
*2 available

DELUXE YURTS
Wooden yurts equipped with queen and twin beds, electricity, claw foot bathtub + shared bathroom.
Shared $1425 // Private $1550
*3 available

PRIVATE CABIN
Deluxe private cabin with queen bed with electricity, kitchen, claw foot tub + private bathroom
Shared $1625  // Private $1750
*1 available


HOW TO SIGN UP

Ready to join our Sonoma journey? Complete the contact form or email alchemyofspiritretreats@gmail.com to select your room package and place your initial deposit. A $500 deposit is required to reserve your spot in the retreat. 
Full registration due by August 1, 2017. All payments can be made payable by check or through paypal payment.