JOIN MEREDITH IN SONOMA, CALIFORNIA FOR A YOGA AND FARM RETREAT.

GET BACK TO NATURE AND CONNECT WITH YOURSELF FOR A LONG WEEKEND.

 

NURTURE AND NOURISH to CREATE SPACE

AUGUST 2ND - 5TH, 2018

**this retreat is currently SOLD OUT

(use the connect tab above to be put on the wait list)

 

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 our thoughtfully designed circle gardens. Ocean view ridge-tops overlook our colorful and hidden creek beds; The Lotus Feed Retreat Center is blessed with a full palette of wonder.

Start your day with a pond side meditation and spend your day meandering through the medicinal herb gardens. Hike trails through fern groves or meander along the fresh water springs. Cultivate a relationship with the earth and lend a hand in the organic gardens harvesting the fruits and labor of the land to feast for the Farm To Table Communal Feast. End your day with a sunset yoga practice under the passion flower canopy and the rest of you evening can be spent star gazing by the fire pit.

The Lotus Feed has thoughtfully crafted the native land into a perfect classroom to dive into wild edibles and medicinals. The cultivated gardens and structures present learning experiences in permaculture and the peace and energy of the land provide a backdrop for transformation, learning and evolution. Farm to table meals will be harvested from the stunning circle garden and prepared in the outdoor pizza oven imported from Italy.

Off-site wine tastings are part of this experience.

This is an all levels yoga retreat.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED AND NOT INCLUDED?

Good question!  I love to include almost every single thing for you, so you don't have to do any thinking while nourishing your mind, body and soul on a yoga retreat!

 

Included:

2x yoga/daily (aside from arrival/departure day)

2x meals/daily (aside from arrival/departure day), very BIG brunches and dinners

Wine with dinner

Use of sauna

Bonfire (weather permitting), hiking trails, meditation offerings

Off-site wine tastings (as we all gather on the cutest mint colored bus)

NOT Included:

Airfare, travel insurance, transportation to/from farm, additional activities/excursions, yoga mat

 

YOUR ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

The retreat center is designed to promote intimacy with nature while also providing space for rest and relaxation in comfort.  Lodging ranges from private yurts (canvas covered wood-framed structures) with 800 thread count organic sheets and equipped with vintage clawfoot bathtubs, to glamping (glamour-camping) in a tent, to camping in a teepee.  While The Lotus Feed is truly a farm that embraces it's wild surroundings, living side by side, with bugs, animals, and fluctuating weather patterns, it is designed for a wide range of budgets and levels of comfort.

 

The Lotus Feed features yurts, yomes, bell tents, and even a teepee, with beds ranging from twins to doubles - all of which can be seen below.  Most of the accommodations share tow centralized bathroom facilities with electricity and running water.  One of the most unique experiences at the Lotus Feed are the outdoor showers, built around a gorgeous California Bay tree.  Due to the nature of the dwellings, accommodations are subject to change due to constant improvements and responses to changing weather conditions. 

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YURTS

SOLD OUT

There are 4 yurts to choose from:

Beloved's Bungalow, $1099: 1 queen bed, 1 twin bed, claw foot bath tub  

Pomo Pad, $999: 2 twin beds, outdoor toilets/shower

Shiva's Shala, $1099: 2 twin beds, claw foot bath tub

Blackbird's Boudoir $1099:  4 twin beds, private bath tub and toilet

 

*all prices are per person, based on shared occupancy.

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YOMES

SOLD OUT

There are 3 yomes to choose from:

Durga's Den $1099:  1 queen bed, claw foot bath tub

Gnome Yome $1049:  3 twin beds, outdoor toilets/shower

Om Yome $1049:  1 queen bed, 1 twin bed, outdoor toilets/shower

 

*all prices are per person, based on shared occupancy

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TENTS

SOLD OUT

All tents have outdoor toilets/shower.

There are 6 tents to choose from, all $849 per person, based on shared occupancy.

Tent 1:  3 twins beds

Tent 2:  3 twin beds

Tent 3:  2 twin beds

Tent 4:  2 twin beds

Tent 5:  2 twin beds

Tent 6:  1 double bed

 

HOW TO GET THERE

It is the easiest to rent a car, as the ocean is only 20 minutes from our venue and you will also have the freedom to explore.

Fly into San Francisco or Sacramento airport.  Driving directions will be provided upon registration/as the retreat weekend approaches.

It is also possible to connect with others who are attending the retreat to possibly carpool.

 

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SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Smoothies, tea, coffee

Yoga practice

Amazing brunch

Time for hiking, reading, hammocks, sauna, exploring

Yoga practice

Dinner

Star gazing, time to unplug, time to be

Note: Off-site wine tasting and herbal medicine making class will be integrated.