Friday, November 8 to Monday, November 11, 2019
Join Koren for 4 days of rejuvenating and transformational Iyengar yoga, meditation, pranayama and sutra studies outside of sunny Los Angeles. You will enjoy elegant accommodations and dine on delicious internationally-inspired, farm-to-table organic vegetarian cuisine. The retreat accommodation features pan-African art and sculpture. There will ample time to explore and hike within the 23 acres of private mountainous trails and orchards, soak in the hot tub under the trees, bird watch for the California condor and other native birds, and star gaze in the evenings through a high powered telescope. Come progress your yoga practice and revitalize yourself with this perfect retreat getaway.
During your free time you can venture 4 miles down the road to Ecotopia, sulfur rich outdoor hot springs (reservations must be made ahead of time). Additionally, charming and quaint downtown Ojai is only 10 minutes away.
Luxury suites come in the following arrangements: 1) Private bungalow set away from the main house next to the yoga studio, complete with kitchenette and en suite bathroom OR 2) large master suite in the main house with en suite bathroom, jacuzzi bathtub and private balcony (third single bed could be added). Room bookings will be given on a first come first serve basis, so sign up today to get your top choice! Perfect accommodation for couples, families and friends.
There are 3 suites in the main house that come with single beds or beds can be arranged to form king size beds. There is one suite for 3 people that has its own private balcony and adjacent bathroom. The other 2 suites are set up for 2 people, both with bathrooms close by. Spaces will be given on a first come first serve basis, so sign up today to get your top choice!
There are two community rooms with different options for preferred privacy. One room is closed off from the main house and can sleeps up to 5 people in twin beds (or beds can be combined for couples). This room has its own en suite bathroom, a kitchenette, and french doors that open to a private patio. The second community room is curtained off from the living room in the main house and sleeps 2 people in a shared queen size bed. Spaces will be given on a first come first serve basis, so sign up today to get your top choice!
Cancellation policy is 30 days or more in advance: participant will receive a refund minus the $200 deposit.
Arrival & Departure information?
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m on Friday, November 9. Check- out time is 11 a.m on Monday.
Is there WiFi?
Yes. But unplugging is highly encouraging!
What about food?
Meredith Klein founder of Pranaful will be preparing internationally-inspired, vegetarian/vegan Ayurvedically-influenced organic cuisine sourced from farmers markets and the Santa Monica Coop.
Do I need to bring yoga props or books?
If you are interested in participating in the philosophy classes you may want to bring a copy of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
Will people carpool?
Yes. Before the retreat begins I will provide opportunities to carpool.