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Life in Balance - Fall Equinox Yoga Retreat

Join us to celebrate the beginning of the Fall season, over the Fall Equinox weekend, and to help get your Life in Balance for a weekend of movement, wellness and wine, with our own private mineral-rich natural hot springs, yoga, meditation, outdoor circuit training, hiking or trail running, delicious and nourishing food, evening wine tasting and more! Energize and nourish your mind, body and soul and embrace some well deserved time away from your busy life.


13333 Big Canyon Road, Middletown CA, US 95461

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles



Sep 19 to
Sep 21
10:00 amto10:00 am

Friday evening through Sunday evening



Early Bird discount through August 15th, 2014: $495 for shared room ($450 if signing up with a friend/partner), $695 for private room. After August 15th, 2014: $545 for shared room ($495 if signing up with a friend/partner), $745 for private room.

Full Description

Life in Balance Retreat will be held at the beautiful, rustic, wellness hot springs resort, Avalon Springs, in Lake County, California, just 2 hours drive north of San Francisco, in the heart of wine country and surrounded by miles of trails for hiking or trail running. Soak and relax in the 6 natural mineral-rich pools of varying temperature and mineral content. The themes of Balance and Fall will be weaved throughout the weekend.

Yoga classes will be a blend of Hatha and Vinyasa Flow, linking movements with the breath, moving your body through both power and restorative poses. One class will include some elements of Iron Yoga, using light to moderate dumbbells for upper body weight training while holding power yoga poses. The classes will be theme-based, creative and balanced and will incorporate pranayama (breathing), strengthening, stretching, detoxing, energizing, and meditation. You will experience a safe and nurturing practice where the focus is on the connection of movement with the breath, leaving you feeling relaxed yet energized. All levels are welcome and encouraged!

Retreat Includes: 5 Yoga classes (1 on Friday evening, 2 per day on Saturday and Sunday), 2 Meditation sessions (Saturday and Sunday), 2 Guided Trail Runs or 2 Guided Hikes (Saturday and Sunday), 2 Outdoor Circuit Training classes (Saturday and Sunday), ​2 nights accommodation, with linens and towels, in comfortable cottages, 6 nourishing meals (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free options available) (breakfast, brunch and dinner), Fresh spring water, Wine tasting (Friday and Saturday evenings), Mineral-rich natural hot springs for bathing, relaxing and healing, Scenic hiking and running trails and surrounding nature, Evening Fall Equinox themed activity, Free time to explore, relax and soak in the hot springs! Massage and other healing sessions may be booked with Sally or an onsite Avalon therapist during your free time for additional cost.

Your leaders are Sally Mitchell, RYT Yoga Teacher, ChiRunning/ChiWalking Instructor, Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner, and Ann Huart, Health and Fitness Coach, Certified Personal Trainer, Bootcamp and Group Fitness Class Instructor.

Early bird discount through August 15th, 2014. Cost $495 ($450 with friend) for shared room, $695 for private room.

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Please contact Sally at with questions.