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Endless Summer Yoga Retreat
At Granlibakken Tahoe

September 4-7, 2015

The summer’s energy is winding down and already we are preparing for fall, but time still remains for you to give your Self the rest, relaxation and adventure that you deserve and you don’t have to travel far to receive it!  This year indulge in a weekend retreat at Granlibakken’s Endless Summer Yoga Retreat and offer your body, mind and spirit blessings of nature, yoga, health and music.

Even the most successful and happiest of lives require moments of retreat and self-care in order for us to see clearly and evolve gracefully.  With this in mind, we have designed a retreat to reinvigorate your yoga practice and your life with time spent in nature, live music vinyasas, ayurvedic counseling and delicious, nourishing meals.
Perhaps you have been feeling less creative in your day to day life, or bored with things that have previously motivated and intrigued you. Run free in the mountains and atop the lake and breathe fresh, vital prana and inspiration into your body and soul. Return home refreshed, lighter and more joyful.

Retreat Includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodations at Granlibakken Tahoe, nestled deep into private forested acres.
  • 3 daily restorative meals.
  • Yoga classes every day, including DJ Yoga and Sound Healing Yoga, encouraging us to drop in fully to the moment and experience our bodies soulfully.
  • A nature hike to one of Lake Tahoe’s most adored trails and beach spots.
  • Ayurvedic counseling with a specialist to determine your dosha and the ways you can improve your relationships with others, self and community by honoring it.
  • A final Stand Up Paddleboard tour as the sun ascends the clear blue skies OR a spa treatment (spa treatment for an additional fee)


Friday, August 29
4:00pm Check In
5:30pm Opening Ceremony - Yinasa Yoga with Ashley Aarti
Open yourself with the power of singing Crystal bowls, oils and adjustments
6:30-8:00pm Cedar House Dinner
8:00pm Light My Fire A fire pit gathering for personal offerings and setting weekend intentions
Saturday, August 30
7:30-9:00am Breakfast
9:00-10:30am Radiant Yoga with Jessica Lawson
10:30-11:30am Meditation with Jessica Lawson
11:30am-12:30pm Ayurvedic Health & Lifestyle by Shiela Barnett
Learn your dosha & how to apply ayurvedic principles to your life
12:30pm Ayurvedic Vegetarian Lunch
1:30pm Yoga Hike to Paige Meadows led by Ashley Aarti
4:30pm Self Care Time - Enjoy Granlibakken Pool & Hot Tub or Granlibakken Day Spa*
6:00-8:00pm Cedar House Dinner
8:00-9:30pm DJ Om Ja Yoga & Dancing
Sunday, August 31
7:30-8:30am Breakfast
8:30-9:30am Endless Peace & Power Yoga with Ashley Aarti
9:30-10:00am Closing Ceremony
10:00am Hotel Check Out
10:30am Depart for Beach
Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga & Beach or Enjoy Granlibakken Day Spa*

Your Host:

Ashley Aarti has practiced yoga for eleven years both abroad and in her native United States. In 2009 she traveled to Goa, India, to deepen her spiritual study and receive her 200-hour Teacher Training, and she has been teaching ever since in Massachusetts, California and Argentina. Ashley is Yoga Alliance Certified, actively studies all eight branches of yoga and is also Reiki I-certified.

Ashley currently lives in Truckee, CA, and spends her work and play time deep within the wild forests of Lake Tahoe and California. Her dharma, or life's duty is to share yoga and the awesome natural world with more and more people in order to help create a deepened awareness of our interconnection with Mother Earth and her well-being.

While guiding yoga Ashley brings her student to their physical edge and encourages them to draw their senses within to experience the more subtle layers of yoga. Concentrating on a true yolking of breath, movement and spirit, Ashley's classes are meditative, explorative and playful.

Ayurvedic Teacher:

Shiela Barnett is a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist from the California College of Ayurveda and a 18 year Licensed Massage Therapist and Reiki Practitioner in North Lake Tahoe. As an active hiker, outdoor enthusiast and spiritual seeker Shiela encourages living a balanced lifestyle through dietary habits, spiritual practices, breathing exercises, herbal formulas and exercise. A long time interest in Pancha Karma Cleansing has inspired her to create numerous healing treatments including an Ayurveda Facial, Sinus & Head Clarifying Treatment and Chakra Therapy treatment. Shiela and her husband Brad have owned and operated the Lighthouse Spa in North Lake Tahoe for over 13 years and recently celebrated the 3 year opening of The Granlibakken Day Spa at the Granlibakken Resort Lake Tahoe.

Register early. See our Wellness Package.

*Additional Cost, Limited Space Available, Reservations Required




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