Calendar of Guest Group Events at Land of Medicine Buddha
For a listing of events organized by LMB’s Spiritual Program, please see the site for Dharma at Land of Medicine Buddha: Spiritual Program Calendar.
Yoga, meditation practice, hike in the enchanted forest,
It will be a beautiful weekend at Land of Medicine Buddha
Sending love, light, and blessings
Reawaken your vibrancy and simplify your world with 4 days and 3 nights of rejuvenation at Land of Medicine Buddha in the majestic redwood trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Find comfort with multiple accommodation options: bring your own tent, stay in a yurt, bunk with a friend or take solace in a private room.
Activate the cleansing energy of fall with daily yoga, pranayama and meditation practices. Enjoy free time by swimming in the pool, sweating in the sauna or strolling along the lush redwood forest and rolling oak meadows. Nourish your body-temple with delicious organic, vegetarian meals, and nurture your soul with time in nature and space for quiet stillness. Revitalize your year through self-care practices, and create space for inspiration and light in your life. Embody intentions for alignment with natural rhythms while honoring the valuable experience of transitioning with the seasons.
James Kapicka is inspired to support personal activation, connection and healing in his offering and life. He will offer daily yoga classes, mediation and chanting as well as facilitate outdoor activities, group practices and heart circle. (To learn more go to yogajames.com)
Nathan Foli!’s passion is encouraging others to express themselves through music, specifically drumming, in order to hone their intuition and creativity. He will be offering sound bath and drumming into abundance.
* Book optional 90-minute Thai Yoga Massage with James -AND/OR- 60-minute Sound Healing Sessions with Nathan *
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2 night stay at Land of Medicine Buddha (single, shared, or triple/quad)
Mouthwatering vegetarian meals – 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners
Daily all levels yoga – mix of vinyasa and therapeutic styles
Daily guided mindfulness meditations and pranayama
Yoga Nidra evening
Hiking meditation in the enchanted forest
Access to the sauna
Access to the enchanted forest and hiking trails
Transportation to the venue
Massage at the Lotus Spa. Please call one week in advance to book at 831-462-8383
Yoga mat and blanket for practice. Blanket is for keeping warm during yoga nidra, so you can also use clothing layers and socks.
This retreat is open to all adults who want a space to play and create, while at the same time exploring profound Buddhist teachings and connecting with a loving community. Over the course of the 4 days there will be art, meditations, teachings, nature walks, discussions, a fire puja (a Buddhist ritual for cleansing negative energy) music, laughter and relaxed time to just be. This is a time to disconnect from technology and take a break from our busy lives. We encourage you to leave all work and outside pressures behind, and treat yourself to a rejuvenating weekend!
Karma is the force of cause and effect: all actions, positive, negative and neutral, have an affect of the same. So, if we do something kind and generous, we will, at some point, experience kindness and generosity in return. However, if we act with anger and cruelty, we will experience the same back. This is not a judgment, there is no all powerful being doling our punishment and reward, it is simply the natural way phenomena occur, similar to gravity. During this retreat we will discuss different ways of living a life in accordance to values of loving kindness and compassion.
This is the second retreat in our series covering what are called the 6 perfections, which are guidelines for living a life in service not only to ourselves, but to all living beings. Don’t worry if you missed our first retreat, you will not need to have attended that one to enjoy this retreat!
Space is limited to 20 people, so sign up now!