These retreats are offered by experienced yoga practitioners who have been living these teachings for over 50 years.

Whether you have been meditating for many years or are just beginning your inner journey, we invite you to experience the joy, knowledge, depth, kindness and warmth through guided meditations, walks through stunning forests and gardens, and a variety of food served with love and care. We welcome all faiths, all levels of practice, all walks of life. We hope that you will feel the blessings of these grounds and years of spiritual practice.

The entire Meditation Retreat staff sends you blessings today and always! Below is a full description of our programs offered or see a week-by-week listing of retreats.

Would you rather take a silent retreat on your own? You can also book a personal retreat.

Open Heart Art: Painting Magic Into Your Life

Cost For Day Program: $100 With Lunch Included
Cost For Full Weekend Women’s Retreat With Art Day: $255 Plus Lodging

Day Program: May 12, 2018
Full Weekend Program: May 10-13, 2018

Ignite your creativity as you play with paint, pastels, collage and more. Carianne will guide you through a layering technique using paper, writing, stamps, and paint to produce beautiful, whimsical art; all while having a fun and joy-filled experience. Come create, come play! Awaken your joyful self!

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Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda

Program Cost: $150 Plus Lodging

May 25-27, 2018

Ayurveda is “The Science of Life.” Its knowledge originated in India more than 5,000 years ago and is often called the “Mother of All Healing.”

This holistic healing tradition is a sister science to yoga. You can use its knowledge in your daily life as part of your daily routine (dinacharya). With knowledge of Ayurveda you will learn how to create new awareness and habits that will bring more balance, ease and energy in your life.

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Yoga in the Heart of Nature
Silent Retreat

Program Cost: $195 Plus Lodging

September 6-9, 2018

Recharge and get inspired! A weekend of yoga, meditation, and chanting in a beautiful and uplifting forest setting at the Ananda Meditation Retreat. Recharge your body, mind, and spirit with “life force” or “prana” as you merge yourself in nature.

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Yoga and Meditation for Daily Life

Cost For 2 Day Program: $150 Plus Lodging
Cost For 3 Day Program: $195 Plus Lodging

March 2-4, 2018
March 23-25, 2018
April 5-8, 2018
July 13-15, 2018
August 31- September 2, 2018

Here in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, you will find the perfect environment to learn how to meditate or to refresh your practice if it’s become stagnant. This weekend program offers ancient techniques of meditation and a deep opportunity to explore the science of Raja Yoga. Come and create an inner environment of peace that you can carry wherever you go.

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Guided Silent Retreat

Cost For 3 Day Program: $195 Plus Lodging
Cost For 4 Day Program: $250 Plus Lodging

April 25 - 29, 2018
May 31 - June 3, 2018

Still your mind and rejuvenate your spirit in this guided silent retreat. Our meditation gardens and wild forest setting provide the perfect backdrop for you to go deep into silence and re-connect with your true reality…..the soul’s ever-existing Peace.

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Women’s Retreat

Cost For 2 Day Program: $150 Plus Lodging
Cost For 3 Day Program: $195 Plus Lodging

April 12 - 15, 2018
May 10 - 13, 2018
June 15 - 17, 2018

Something special happens when women come together on retreat. There is a depth of connection, a meeting of hearts and minds. In addition to yoga and meditation, the Women’s Retreat features a Creative Arts Workshop for a relaxing and fun way to connect with your spirit.

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The program exceeded any expectations I had! So many times I had awe- inspiring moments of realization. The tools I gained here will constantly improve my life as I continue down this path of light.N.H., Minneapolis, MN