This is a preliminary outline of the activities we have planned. We’ll be tweaking it up until the first day of the retreat to make it as enjoyable and flowing as possible, but all the activities listed will happen at one point during the retreat.
First Retreat: Arrival Day Sunday, July 1st
Second Retreat: Arrival Day Sunday, August 5th
Guests arrive all afternoon. Get settled in, and then enjoy our first dinner and Meet & Greet. Then we’ll converge at the Fire Circle for more introductions and chatting while enjoying some wine and sake with some quality live music.
First Retreat: Day 1, Monday, July 2nd
Second Retreat: Day 1, Monday, August 6th
Morning vinyasa yoga followed by a healthy breakfast. Walking tour of the property visiting all the sites and experiencing the lay of the land. A delicious hearty lunch followed by a free afternoon to visit areas individually, nap, swim, paddle board, kayak, unwind, journal or whatever you desire. Reconvene for dinner at 6pm followed by an intimate piano concert experience from 7:30 - 8:30pm. Our nightly fire circle gathering will start at 9pm with another guest musician. We will explore some deeper thoughts and feelings in our nightly topic discussion.
First Retreat: Day 2, Tuesday, July 3rd
Second Retreat: Day 2, Tuesday, August 7th
Restorative Yoga followed by a healthy breakfast. After breakfast leave for first excursion into Historic Whitefish. Walk around the town and get a taste of the local culture and charm. Buy some souvenirs or personal supplies then we’ll head over and have lunch on the lake on a couple of pontoon boats. Come back mid-afternoon and rest, swim, kayak, take a nap within the trees or whatever your heart desires till our dinner at 6pm. Another piano and sound experience from 7:30 - 8:30pm followed by our nightly fire circle, new evening topic and new guest musician.
First Retreat: Day 3, Wednesday, July 4th
First Retreat: Day 3, Wednesday, August 8th
Day of silence until Dinner. Starting with vinyasa yoga followed by breakfast. Exploring intimacy and communication through silence and sound with crystal singing bowls and music. Experiencing the deep peace and sounds of nature followed by a delicious silent lunch. Free afternoon and silence all day until 6pm when we begin our 4th of July barbecue with some fun interactions and games followed by some new music and our nightly fire circle. Individuals have the option to go into town for the local festivities and fireworks if they wish.
First Retreat: Day 4, Thursday, July 5th
Second Retreat: Day 4, Thursday, August 9th
Morning vinyasa yoga followed by breakfast. More experiences in deep presence and awareness at new sites on the Ranch. Specifics to be announced. Lunch and free afternoon followed by dinner. Evening Outdoor Piano Concert that’s open to the public in the Secret Garden from 8 - 10pm.
First Retreat: Day 5, Friday, July 6th
Second Retreat: Day 5, Friday, August 10th
Morning restorative yoga followed by a nutritious breakfast. Excursion up into Glacier National Park on Going To The Sun Road. See some of Americas most beautiful naturescapes and enjoy lunch in its pristine splendor. Free Afternoon. Sushi Night at Wasabi’s Sushi Bar and Restaurant in Whitefish. This is the only meal that you will pay for yourself. If sushi is not your thing, then enjoy a night out on the town at a restaurant or destination of your choice. No fire circle this evening.
First Retreat: Day 6, Saturday, July 7th
Second Retreat: Day 6, Saturday, August 11th
Last full day. Morning restorative yoga and breakfast. Four hour river float on tubes and rafts from downtown Whitefish back to the Ranch. Lunch and free afternoon. Pre-dinner 5:30pm piano and singing bowl experience followed by a late festive final dinner and closing fire circle. Individual acknowledgments and good-byes.
First Retreat: Day 7, Sunday July 8th
Second Retreat: Day 7, Sunday August 12th
Breakfast and rides to the airport.