Relax and renew your body, mind and spirit amid the peaceful sanctuary of the Meditation Retreat. The meditation gardens are a perfect place for walking and contemplation.

Nurturing meals plus ample time for rest and reflection, along with thoughtful instruction in yoga and meditation will give you a renewed feeling of energy, clarity and deep inspiration.

If you would like a longer stay, there’s a place on the registration form to either add extra nights or come early for a personal retreat or seclusion.

Sample Schedule

  • Friday

    Hatha Yoga and Meditation
    Introductions and Orientation


    Hatha Yoga and Meditation
    Spirit, Yoga and Nature
    10 Guidelines for Inner Joy
    Guided Meditation
    Karma Yoga
    Free time to rest, read, journal, hike, contemplate, absorb
    Hatha Yoga and Meditation
    Creative Arts Workshop

  • Sunday

    Hatha Yoga and Meditation
    Closing Circle Q&A: How to Create a Regular Practice of Yoga and Meditation at Home

What Others Are Saying

I’m 21 years sober and am struggling with the 11th Step of having a spiritual connection with God. This weekend reminded me there are many ways to have and keep that connection. Thank you! – P.P., Sacramento

The program is inspirational, informative and with great teachers. The retreat is peaceful, relaxing and calming. Everything was wonderful! – G.L., San Francisco

The Ananda Meditation Retreat gave me a sense of calm and inner peace unlike anything I have experienced up until this point. I am grateful for a deeply spiritual experience. P.Y, Reno

The experience here was unique, warm and provided the foundation for me to build on in my life. The instructors are caring and empathetic, genuinely interested in seeing me learn ways to find a centered peace and to love myself. I highly recommend Ananda for anyone looking for a path of healing and personal enlightenment. – L.S., Tracy, CA

I arrived at the Ananda Meditation Retreat with very little experience in meditation and some limited exposure to western yoga. The warmth and acceptance and guidance of the incredible instructors at the retreat opened my heart and being to a new approach to meditation and yoga that enhances life. I have begun on a new journey that is exciting, invigorating and nurturing. Thank you for sharing your wisdom! – S.B., Sacramento

Just what I needed – wonderful teachers and food! I came desiring to jumpstart my meditation practice and left knowing that all the answers are already inside me. I was nurtured by friendly fellow truth-seekers and staff; careful and loving instruction, and beautiful, inspiring, natural environment- V.P., St. Helena, CA

The program surpassed my expectations. I need inspiration to continue my practice nd it helped in numerous ways. I loved every aspect of the teachings and the yummy food. I felt completely nurtured and well-informed by the teachers and staff.

My heart and spirit are full with gratitude. The program was beyond my expectations. Thank you for an amazing weekend. – S.A., Santa Rosa