Join us for 2 nights and 3 days at a beautiful eco-chic retreat center in Occidental, CA. Unplug from the hustle and bustle of city life, allowing yourself to slow down and rejuvenate. Reconnect with yourself, with nature and with your sense of wonder. Allow yourself to be nourished with daily Pilates and Yoga classes, delicious organic farm to table meals, and being surrounded by nature.
The Lotus Feed Retreat Center is located in western Sonoma County, an hour and a half north of San Francisco, just outside of the town of Occidental, CA. Its diverse landscape provides an exquisite and magical experience of both raw and cultivated beauty. The center features an outdoor yoga deck overlooking the coastline, an indoor Bindu yoga yurt and gathering space, an 80 foot communal dining table, a pond, and gardens.
Friday, October 6th
Saturday, October 7th
Sunday, October 8th
The Lotus Farm offers several styles of both rustic and chic accommodations. Thoughtfully decorated yurts and beautiful bell tents, with comfortable beds ranging from twins to doubles. All accommodations are shared. Most of the accommodations are shared baths meaning that the restrooms are outside of the dwellings. There are several lux “outhouses” all with electricity and running water. One of the most special experiences at the Lotus Feed Center is the outdoor showers. They are built around a gorgeous California Bay tree and showers take place under the canopy. Details below.
Prices listed below include 2 nights and 3 days stay at the Lotus Feed Farm; daily Pilates and Yoga classes, accommodations and all meals. (Optional guided coastal hike and massage are priced separately.)
* DEPOSIT : $300 non-refundable deposit to reserve your place. Remaining balance due by September 6th.
YOMES: Dome shaped canvas yurt
BELL TENTS: Canvas tents
Janine Fondiller is a Yoga & Pilates instructor and educator with 17 years of experience and a unique, cross-disciplinary approach to the practice and teaching of Pilates. Janineʼs approach is informed and inspired by her many years as a dancer, athlete, and yoga practitioner. Her classes encourage mindful alignment, focus, concentration, and finding strength and grace thru movement. When she’s not hard at work in the studio, Janine enjoys epic travel adventures near and far, standup paddle boarding, and riding her vintage red bicycle. She is grateful to her students and teachers alike for their continuous inspiration.
Katy Steadman took her first Yoga class in 1996, and has been teaching since 2001. She made her passion her job, and has not really looked back since. Katy enjoys teaching to all levels of students. Her classes are usually moderately paced, with a focus on breath and alignment. They can be challenging, informative, and will leave you feeling better than when you arrived. As Katy takes great pride in fostering community in the classes she teaches, she is happy to drop in deeper with students while away on retreat.