Yoga Retreat June 22 – 24, 2012

I’m excited to share with you the details about our June Yoga Retreat at the Land of Medicine Buddha. I haven’t seen many of you for a long time. Perhaps this retreat will be of interest to you this year and we will have a chance to connect again. I look forward to that.  After you have read the post below, be sure to email me at if you still have any questions. See details, photos and links below.

Yoga Retreat with Julianne Rice
June 22 – June 24, 2012
(Fri.  4pm  through Sun.  2pm)

Cost $500  (partial scholarships available)
Payments due by May 22, extended deadline May 30.  $25 additional late fee thereafter.

Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel (Santa Cruz area) is magical! Join us for a weekend of relaxation, yoga, walking, hiking, swimming, great food and fun! Massages and Reiki sessions available during the retreat, on request.

  • Photos   View beautiful images of Land of Medicine Buddha here
  • Food   Vegetarian, mostly organic. All types of special needs accommodated – email with special requests
  • Rooms   Lovely and comfortable with their own private baths. Rooms are doubles, triples or quadruples. They are the same price and go on a first come first serve basis. Pay in full early for first choice.

Join us
If you are wondering if you would like to come, ask yourself the questions below. If you answer yes to any of them, you may want to join us. The location is easy to get to, the price is affordable (assistance if needed), the setting is breathtaking and the schedule is designed to provide a comfortable structure with built in flexibility.

Is this retreat for you?

  • Could you use some time away?
  • Do you yearn to learn more about yoga?
  • Have you missed spending quality time in nature?
  • Do you love yoga, walking and hiking?
  • Would you like some time to focus on your internal wisdom?
  • Do you long for a time and space to just relax and let go?
  • Have you been hoping for a new outlook on things?
  • Do you want to let go and have fun?
  • Would you like to meet some new like-minded people?

Schedule   See below.  Remember that all of the yoga classes and walks/hikes are optional. Everything on the retreat schedule is for all levels, with one exception. The yoga class on Saturday morning will be vigorous and appropriate for those with intermediate yoga experience.  All of the other classes will be appropriate for everyone.

Yoga Retreat Schedule
(all yoga sessions and walks/hikes are optional, massages can be scheduled anytime on Saturday)

4pm Registration
Yoga – Gentle/Moderate
6pm  Dinner
Yoga – Gentle
Walk – to the Meadow

8am Breakfast
Walk – Redwood Stream
Yoga – Vigorous
12:30pm Lunch
Hike – Enchanted Forest Loop
Yoga – in the Meadow
3pm   Free time for Massages, Reiki, Swimming, Sauna…
6pm Dinner
Yoga – Gentle

8am Breakfast
Walk – Eight Verse Trail
Yoga – Moderate
12:30 Lunch

Note: The weekend is designed to get you home early enough on Sunday so you still have time to prep for the week ahead. Hope to see you there!

View some great photos and details of past retreats below:

April 2010 Yoga and Nature Retreat

Land of Medicine Buddha
Friday, 4/30/10 – Sunday, 5/02/10

September 2009 Yoga and Nature Retreat

Land of Medicine Buddha
Friday, 09/11/09 – Sunday, 9/13/08


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