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An intimate retreat that will unpack what it means to truly love ourselves in a safe and supportive community. Through the power of guided breathwork, group work, and plenty of nourishment and rest, you will release energetic blocks and open your heart to deeper aspects of love and connection.
This retreat features delicious and healing Pukka Herbs, made with love for people, plants and planet.
Join Ashley Neese at the Lotus Feed Retreat Center in Sonoma for a nourishing and powerful weekend of breath work and yoga to celebrate the bounty of summer.
There is no better place to retreat than the farm, which offers a diverse landscape of raw and cultivated beauty. The Lotus Feed Retreat Center at Taylor Maid Farms rests on 108 acres of vital Sonoma coast nature, making this a great getaway for local folks as well as those coming from farther afield! At Lotus Feed Farm, start your day with a pond side meditation and spend your day meandering through our medicinal herb gardens. In your free time, enjoy a hike, bike ride or cool off with a dip in the fresh water springs.
Morning practices will be invigorating and afternoon classes will tend towards the restorative side, with lots of options and activities or rest time in between!
Retreat Start: 5:00pm on the 23th
End: After Brunch on 25th ~ 12pm
To Get to Lotus Feed Farm:
Drive 1h 45m north of San Francisco & Oakland to Occidental, CA
If you’re flying in, we can help arrange carpools from both Oakland and San Francisco. Please be sure to arrive the night before or by the morning of the 8th and book departing flight for after 5pm if possible on the 10th. We are here to help you with carpools or you can rent a car to explore more freely!
Through the incredible power of plants Pukka inspires you to lead a more conscious life. ‘Pukka’ means authentic and it’s a the heart of everything they do. They strive every day to help create a Pukka Planet benefit people, plants and planet. Pukka is Fair for Life Certified, a B-Corp and 1% for the Planet member. Fair for Life Certification support an increasingly healthy and empowered community of people involved in the production of Pukka teas and supplements.
Breathwork is the practice I love because I see how quickly and powerfully it gets straight to the heart of what so many of us are seeking.
We all want to feel less stress, to feel more present and to have more confidence as we move through this world.
Breathing moves our energy, so we can access the level of clarity that helps us connect to our spirit, to others and accelerate our life.
I’ve been practicing yogic breathwork for many years. Learning to use the power of my own breath to clear, heal and empower every aspect of my life is why I am called to share these accessible and life changing practices with as many women as possible.
My hope is my work helps women feel their purpose, find depth in their joy and reflect the light of who they are back out into the world.
Breathwork Guide & Yoga Teacher
Retreat inward to discover new pathways of connection to yourself and to the earth. Nourish your body with the ancient teachings of yoga and fill your mind with the inherent wisdom of the earth.
The Lotus Feed Retreat Center at Taylor Maid Farms rests on 108 acres of vital Sonoma coast nature. Its diverse landscape provides the most exquisite and magical experience of raw and cultivated beauty. From our redwood, fir and oak forests, to our thoughtfully designed circle gardens. Our ocean view ridge-tops overlook our colorful and hidden creek beds; The Lotus Feed Retreat Center is blessed with a full palette of wonder.
Start your day with a pond side meditation and spend your day meandering through our medicinal herb gardens. Hike our trails through fern groves and cool off with a dip in the fresh water springs. Cultivate a relationship with the earth and lend a hand in the organic gardens harvesting the fruits and labor of the land tofeast for our Farm To Table Communal Feast.
End your day with a sunset yoga practice under the passion flower canopy and the rest of you evening can be spent star gazing by the fire pit or taking part in a sacred native american sweat lodge.
We have thoughtfully crafted the native land into a perfect classroom to dive into wild edibles and medicinals. Our cultivated gardens and structures present learning experiences in permaculture and the peace and energy of the land provide a backdrop for transformation, learning and evolution. Farm to table meals will be harvested from our stunning circle garden and prepared in our outdoor pizza oven imported from Italy.
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We encourage those that can’t afford the full price option to sign up early for the lowest price. We strive to maintain a balance between offering our programs to the widest range of participants and running a sustainable and thriving company so that we can continue to create and share our experiences with you. Please inquire about payment plans if you need help spreading out payments. We can split up your payments however final payments are due at least 45 days prior to the start date of your retreat.