Wilbur Hot SpringsFor centuries, those seeking the powerful healing properties of natural hot mineral springs have been drawn to Wilbur Hot Springs -- in Wilbur Springs, California. Since long before the days of the stagecoach, the hot springs have been a source of respite, retreat and rejuvenation for weary travelers. Throughout time, those who stay here leave feeling better than when they arrived – having
warmed the body, eased the heart and replenished the soul.
Today's guests appreciate the natural healing mineral waters and more – the hotel's unique and rustic charm, the solitude and peace found here, the many opportunities to reconnect with nature, and taking part in enjoyable recreational activities afforded next door in the private 1,800-acre nature preserve open most of the year to our registered guests. Wilbur Hot Springs resort offers the best for those seeking relaxation in a serene and natural setting or for a romantic getaway. See more events in this venue
DescriptionPlease join us for a weekend of breathing, chanting, asana and soaking in the healing mineral waters of Wilbur. Come strengthen your practice while relaxing and rejuvenating your body and mind. We'll step back from our daily routines and retreat to this sacred land, home to healing waters that have been used for renewal for centuries. Students will practice yoga on Wilbur's beautiful yoga deck, cradled in nature with the sounds of the breeze and the creek. We will begin each day with chanting and pranayama, followed by breakfast and then an active morning session. In the afternoon there will be time for bathing, hiking, massage and personal time. We will gather in the late afternoon for a restorative session followed by a delicious dinner. Weekend Yoga Vacation Packages Include: • 5 organic meals with Guest Chef Charlie Cascio • 5 yoga sessions • 2 nights' accommodations (including use of baths, sauna and grounds) Schedule for the weekend Friday: - You are welcome to arrive anytime after 3pm on Friday. 5:30 p.m. - First yoga session, followed by dinner Saturday: 7:30-8:30 a.m. - Chanting, meditation, and breathwork, followed by breakfast 10-12:00 p.m. - Active yoga, followed by lunch 5-6:30 p.m. - Restorative poses and yin yoga, followed by dinner Sunday: 7:00-10 a.m. - Chanting, meditation, and breathwork, directly followed by active yoga, and then by brunch The retreat ends with brunch on Sunday, but you are welcome to stay on the grounds until 5pm. What to bring: Wilbur is remote, so bring all you need for a 3-day excursion. 1. Towel 2. Slippers (Wilbur is shoes-off indoor, so slippers are nice) 3. Bathrobe 4. Clothes for yoga 5. Hiking shoes if you like 6. Warm clothes for morning meditation 7. Flashlight 8. Calling card for phone calls (no cell phone reception) 9. Water bottle 10. Small towel for yoga 11. Yoga mat and a yoga blanket if you own one. We have mats if you don’t own one. 12. Alarm clock (please bring one that is battery powered and does not require charging, as Wilbur is entirely solar powered) 13. Sun screen and sun hat
: Sarana Miller
She is a Faculty Instructor at Yoga Journal and teaches at The Claremont Hotel and her own home studio. Her love of yoga was born at the Esalen Institute in 1997, where she continues to assist and teach with Thomas Fortel, her mentor and dear friend.
Sarana loves to sing. She has studied kirtan with Jai Uttal and classical indian voice in India. She leads kirtans in the bay area and is so very thankful to be able to share this practice with others.
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