This is a very special retreat to restore, rest in the powerful waters of Orr and drop - as much as you wish - into yoga practice. 12 -1 4 hours of yoga, meditation and breath-work with Mary over 4 days in the delightful Creek House at the ever popular Hot Spring resort.
UPDATE 10/19 - Our retreat is a go! Our Creek House rooms are almost full. We have 2 yurts left and the camper van space. Single accommodation in the yurts may be available after 11/1.
Deposit payment at this link . Remainder or entire fee payment needs to be sent by check to MPaffard, PO Box 225, Yorkville, CA 95494. If you do not wish to pay by check, these are the options:
- Pay by Friends and Family on PayPal - no fee involved
- Request an invoice for a credit card payment from Mary. Credit card payments will have a +$30 fee
Note: Lower fee applies only to those paying in full prior to 11/1.
Deposit is non-refundable or transferable under any circumstance.
No refunds under any circumstance after 11/1. Prior to 11/1, total fee is subject to 20% admins fee after deposit is paid. After 11/1 if a true emergency arises, then if a replacement can be found, it may be possible to reimburse up to 75% of your payment but you are responsible for that replacement if there is not a waiting list. No refund will be made after 11/1
Basic shared accommodations are in the 2 large bedrooms with 6 beds each. We need a minimum of 4-5 people in each room confirmed by Oct 15 to ensure this retreat will happen. For those wanting a more private accommodation, there are 4 yurts close by that will be available to book until 12/15 as long as our minimum Creekside accommodations are confirmed.
Basic Creek house accommodation for 3 nights, all meals, tuition and admins and tubs access from 12pm on Thursday January 23rd until midday Sunday January 26th $850/900 after 11/1
Shared Yurt accommodation for 2 people in a queen size bed - 1100/1200 after 11/1 - One yurt has space for a futon
Camper-van space for one person with their own van/camper $900/1000
Single Yurt accommodation will only be available after 11/1 as preference will be given to couples or 2 people sharing - 1250/1350 after 12/1 If you do want single accommodation, email Mary directly as there may be an option in the Creek-house.
For an extra $10 you can register with Orr office during your stay, to be able stay on the property until 10pm on our final day 1/26. .
Proposed Schedule (subject to participant input!) : There will be 2 main classes daily 7.30-9.30am Active asana after a short meditation. Solo pranayama in the baths prior to 7am encouraged!
10am Brunch - self server coffee/tea and light snacks available prior to am class.
Self serve snacks, sandwich makings and soup during the day to be enjoyed as and when! Time from 11 - 4 to rest, soak, enjoy Orr, wander in the redwoods and be in silence or in company.
4-6pm Quieter asana
Evening events will arise spontaneously according to the interest of the group.
Level: The yoga in this retreat will be suitable for a wide variety of practitioner. For those wanting a less intense practice, there will be an invitation to end the classes earlier and options when more challenging asana arises. For those wanting a more intense practice options will be given for deeper advanced asana - eg inversions and advanced backbends.
Everything is optional but for the sake of the sangha and the teacher if you are coming to class, please arrive on time and keep the yoga room a quiet pristine sanctuary out of class and meal times.