Calistoga Body-Mind Retreat

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Since the 1860’s, people from around the world have flocked to the mineral hot springs of Calistoga, in the Upper Napa Valley of California, with the intention of refreshing and rejuvenating the body.

CALISTOGA SPA HOT SPRINGS is a premier venue that recognizes the need to treat the whole personbody and mind, and is proud to present the addition of the powerful mindfulness education program, Mindful Me – offered as a seasonal weekend retreat.

We invite you to leave behind the grind of your daily to-do’s and give your self a break, to attend the Fall Mindful Me Body-Mind Retreat, Friday 9/29 to Sunday 10/1.

NOTE: THIS RETREAT IS OPEN TO NAPA VALLEY LOCAL RESIDENTS AS WELL AS THOSE LODGING AT THE CALISTOGA SPA HOT SPRINGS.

Preview the weekend schedule below. We have intentionally included plenty of free time between sessions to accommodate your choices for soaking in the geothermal mineral pools or accessing the spa, with massage and volcanic ash mud, not to mention the fine shopping available in downtown Calistoga, within short walking distance.

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About Mindful Me – 3 sessions/4 progressive modules
This powerful awareness-training program, was created by Certified MBSR Mindfulness Educator, Cassie Schindler.

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Mindful Me is designed to guide, empower and support participants in the skillful cultivation of mindful awareness for personal/professional growth and overall well-being.

Participants receive a total of 8 playing cards, distributed throughout the 3 modules. These beautiful cards illustrate core concepts, and outline suggested home practices that reinforce learning, and in turn, create new, healthy behaviors.

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Students will be provided a journal to record their in-the-moment impressions of in-class prompts, as well as challenges or triumphs experienced throughout the retreat (both contribute to group discussion – if appropriate).

Each module includes small and large group discussion, brief didactic, one or more formal meditation practice and plenty of informal methods to bring mindfulness to everyday life.

CATERING  will consist of delicious, simple vegetarian/vegan meals. Pleass feel free to bring (pre-prepared) NON-vegan, protein options that may be stored in your room refrigerator (or the conference room refrigerator).

REGISTRATION is a 3-step process

  1. Click HERE to register for Mindful Me ($175pp)
  2. CALL CALISTOGA SPA HOT SPRINGS DIRECTLY (866) 822-5772 to book your double or single occupancy room. A deposit will be required, which is refundable with a 72-hour cancellation (you may also choose other lodging, if desired)
  3. If you’d like to book massage, reflexology or mud bath appointments, visit the spa page at  http://www.calistogaspa.com/spa.aspx which has a listing of treatments and pricing

CANCELLATION POLICY: The Alternate Path has a no refund policy. If you should need to cancel your plans, 1/2 of the $175 registration fee may be applied to an upcoming Alternate Path event or course.