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August 14-18, 2017
Experience the beauty within and around you on the waters and land of Lake Tahoe. This 4 nights/5 day Women’s Yoga retreat is designed to nourish your body, mind and soul. Connect with yourself and nature amongst the tranquil shores of Galilee Retreat Center. Led by Jena Baird, Yoga Instructor, Retreat Leader, Owner of Serenity Spa and Marissa Mignone, Yoga Instructor, Doula, and Wellness Advocate. Jena and Marissa create a sacred space for you to feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and renewed.
- Daily Yoga classes
- 4 night accommodations in a private or shared bedroom
- 3 nourishing meals per day (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free options available)
- Stand Up Paddle Board & Kayak sessions
- 1 group hike
- Inspirational gatherings, art processing, guided meditation
- Free time in nature to explore and relax
- Private beach on the East Shore of Lake Tahoe
- Outdoor amphitheater with view of the lake
- Stand Up Paddle Boards & Kayaks
- Campfire ring
- Volleyball court and basketball hoop
What To Bring:
- Yoga mat (blocks, blankets, straps and bolsters will be provided)
- Comfortable and loose fitting clothes for yoga and hiking
- Water bottle
- Bedding and towels
- Bathing suit for water activities and swimming
- Sun lotion
- Warm and waterproof jacket or sweater for cool or wet weather.
Jena Baird is a wellness retreat leader and adventure guide has been teaching yoga since 2003 and she is the owner of Serenity Yoga Retreat & Spa offering personalized wellness programs, daily yoga, retreats, adventure packages including yoga, surfing, sup boarding, and teaches workshops of a variety of wellness topics. Her passion is to help individuals work from the inside out with chakra balancing, energy work, yin & yang yoga to cleanse for each season and blending yoga wisdom, visualization, elements of the earth, Ayurveda principles, powerful breathwork, and cleansing yoga asanas while taking you through a empowering journey to awaken your authentic self. Jena started surfing & snowboarding when she was 14 years old. She loves the outdoors, hiking, water sports, and is a certified stand up paddleboard instructor.
Marissa Mignone is a powerhouse of love and intuition. She has been practicing movement for 15 years and teaching for 7. Marissa lives in Truckee, California. North Lake Tahoe is her place of magic and creation. Marissa started dancing at age 9 at Class Act Dance in Paso Robles, California, where she quickly fell in love with the dance. Having a large passion for the outdoors and all its activities, Marissa moved to Truckee after high school where she continued dancing as a Zumba and Dance Instructor. Marissa’s passion for life, movement and helping people, inspired her to become a Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator and Birth & Postpartum Doula. Since 2012, she has been assisting and providing information and resources to families through their time of pregnancy, birth and parenthood. In 2013, Marissa became an Internationally Certified
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Transportation to and from the retreat center
Bedding (pillows, sleeping bags, blankets, or sheets) *For those flying in, Galilee has a few sets of linens they can provide for $15
Yoga Teacher at Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Grass Valley California and enjoys teaching Hatha Yoga. Since then she has taken numerous workshops and classes to deepen her Yoga practice and offerings. In October of 2016, Marissa completed her Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training with Jane Austen at Yoga Tree in San Francisco. She is a lifelong student of Yoga and continues to gain specific Yoga trainings. Marissa’s trainings and certifications go far and wide. She is trained and certified in Barre Fitness, Zumba Fitness, Hatha Yoga, Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Birth and Postpartum Doula, Childbirth educator, Wellness Advocate and Women’s Health Enthusiast. She is a life long student of Yoga and continues to gain specific trainings and certifications in movement and the healing arts. Marissa describes teaching movement as a living dream and loves enriching the lives of others. With light in her eyes and love in her heart, Marissa provides a safe space for you to be, learn and grow.
Galilee Episcopal Camp and Retreat Center
1776 US Hwy 50 (Lincoln Highway), Glenbrook, NV 89413
The retreat will be held at the beautiful and tranquil Galilee Retreat Center. Nestled right on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe, Galilee is known for its stunning beauty, warm hospitality, and life-changing programs and retreats.
Located just a 1.5 hour drive from Sacramento and 30 minutes from Reno, Lake Tahoe is a world famous destination place. The closest airports are Reno-Tahoe International Airport (30 mins), Sacramento International Airport (1.5 hour), and San Francisco International Airport (3 hours). Transportation to and from the retreat is not included.
Lake Front Accomodations
The absence of telephones and televisions in our facilities makes Galilee the ideal retreat center. Free WiFi connection is available. Smoking is not permitted on the property due to the high fire risk in the Tahoe basin. Galilee can provide lodging for up to 70 people.
Each cabin and lodge at Galilee Retreat Center offers a unique and spacious home away from home during your retreat. Prices vary depending on accommodation. Choose from the following:
Frensdorff Lodge – Sleeps 11 ($800.00)
A two-story house with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a large open living-room. Home style accommodation.
Lewis Cabin – Sleeps 9 ($750.00)
A two-room cabin with one bathroom, a kitchenette, and 9 beds. Small cabin style.
Delamar Cabin – Sleeps 8 ($725.00)
A one-room cabin with a bathroom and 8 beds.
Aurora/Tuscarora Dormitories ($700.00)
Each has one large sleeping room and a separate bathroom. Aurora has 12 beds and Tuscarora sleeps 10.
Belmont/Round Mountain Dormitories ($700.00)
Each has two sleeping rooms, a total of 10 beds, and a bathroom.
Two Teepees on site ($650.00)
Private, comfortable cots, outdoor shower with moderate privacy, bathrooms at lodge