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SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA

Meditations for Inner Peace and Happiness, Healing Arts of Herbs & Aromatherapy, and Yoga & Qi Gong

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Program #10359RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Jun 23 — Jun 28, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: A beautiful mountain retreat in California's wonderful redwood forest. Situated in 170 acres in Soquel, just south of Santz Cruz, and adjoining 10,000 acres of state forest, our physical location provides a perfect space for guests to relax and connect to their spiritual inner being.

Contact info:
5800 Prescott Road
Soquel, CA 95073 USA
phone: 831-462-8383
web: www.landofmedicinebuddha.org

Room amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath.

Facility amenities: Walking and biking trails; unwind in the sauna; massage therapy by appointment, browse the library and bookstore, turn one of three beautiful prayer wheels.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Single room rate :$100
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability. To book extra nights: telephone 831 462 8383 or email : office@medicinebuddha.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, June 23 - Arrival and Check In/Orientation
Arrive To: Arrival/check in between 4 and 5 PM.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 PM.

Evening: Orientation at 7:00 PM.

Lodging: Land of Medicine Buddha

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: A beautiful mountain retreat in California's wonderful redwood forest. Situated in 170 acres in Soquel, just south of Santz Cruz, and adjoining 10,000 acres of state forest, our physical location provides a perfect space for guests to relax and connect to their spiritual inner being.

Contact info:
5800 Prescott Road
Soquel, CA 95073 USA
phone: 831-462-8383
web: www.landofmedicinebuddha.org

Room amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath.

Facility amenities: Walking and biking trails; unwind in the sauna; massage therapy by appointment, browse the library and bookstore, turn one of three beautiful prayer wheels.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Single room rate :$100
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability. To book extra nights: telephone 831 462 8383 or email : office@medicinebuddha.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, June 24 - Movement class. Meditation class. Nature Walk. ...
Breakfast: Breakfast in the dining room.

Morning: Movement class (Yoga). After a break, learn meditation techniques, with mindfulness meditations and visualization, for deep inner peace and relaxation.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room.

Afternoon: Take an expert-led nature walk in a majestic redwood forest, learning about redwood ecology, wild herbs and birds. After some free time, enjoy a snack in the dining room, then take in a lecture and demonstration on aromatherapy. Learn how to use organic essential oils at home in many simple ways, including baths, steam inhalations, compresses and massage blends.

Dinner: Dinner in dining room.

Evening: Documentary film or lecture.

Lodging: Land of Medicine Buddha

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: A beautiful mountain retreat in California's wonderful redwood forest. Situated in 170 acres in Soquel, just south of Santz Cruz, and adjoining 10,000 acres of state forest, our physical location provides a perfect space for guests to relax and connect to their spiritual inner being.

Contact info:
5800 Prescott Road
Soquel, CA 95073 USA
phone: 831-462-8383
web: www.landofmedicinebuddha.org

Room amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath.

Facility amenities: Walking and biking trails; unwind in the sauna; massage therapy by appointment, browse the library and bookstore, turn one of three beautiful prayer wheels.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Single room rate :$100
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability. To book extra nights: telephone 831 462 8383 or email : office@medicinebuddha.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, June 25 - Movement Class. Meditation class. Energy massage...
Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

Morning: Experience a Qigong movement class and learn about energy and flexibility. Qigong and self-acupressure will move Qi, or vital energy, smoothly through your meridians and bring you to a state of relaxation with gentle physical movements and mindful breathing. After a break, learn meditation techniques, with mindfulness meditations and visualization, for deep inner peace and relaxation.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room.

Afternoon: After some free time and a snack in the dining room, take in a lecture and demonstration on healing energy massage, for balance and wellness.

Dinner: Dinner in dining room.

Evening: Documentary film or lecture.

Lodging: Land of Medicine Buddha

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: A beautiful mountain retreat in California's wonderful redwood forest. Situated in 170 acres in Soquel, just south of Santz Cruz, and adjoining 10,000 acres of state forest, our physical location provides a perfect space for guests to relax and connect to their spiritual inner being.

Contact info:
5800 Prescott Road
Soquel, CA 95073 USA
phone: 831-462-8383
web: www.landofmedicinebuddha.org

Room amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath.

Facility amenities: Walking and biking trails; unwind in the sauna; massage therapy by appointment, browse the library and bookstore, turn one of three beautiful prayer wheels.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Single room rate :$100
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability. To book extra nights: telephone 831 462 8383 or email : office@medicinebuddha.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, June 26 - Movement Class. Meditation class. Herbology.
Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

Morning: Movement class (Yoga). After a break, learn meditation techniques, with mindfulness meditations and visualization, for deep inner peace and relaxation.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room.

Afternoon: After some free time and a snack in the dining room enjoy a lecture on Herbology.

Dinner: Dinner in dining room.

Evening: Documentary film or lecture.

Lodging: Land of Medicine Buddha

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: A beautiful mountain retreat in California's wonderful redwood forest. Situated in 170 acres in Soquel, just south of Santz Cruz, and adjoining 10,000 acres of state forest, our physical location provides a perfect space for guests to relax and connect to their spiritual inner being.

Contact info:
5800 Prescott Road
Soquel, CA 95073 USA
phone: 831-462-8383
web: www.landofmedicinebuddha.org

Room amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath.

Facility amenities: Walking and biking trails; unwind in the sauna; massage therapy by appointment, browse the library and bookstore, turn one of three beautiful prayer wheels.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Single room rate :$100
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability. To book extra nights: telephone 831 462 8383 or email : office@medicinebuddha.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, June 27 - Movement Class. Meditation.Herbology
Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

Morning: Movement class (Yoga). After a break, learn meditation techniques, with mindfulness meditations and visualization, for deep inner peace and relaxation.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room.

Afternoon: After some free time and a snack in the dining room enjoy a lecture on Herbology

Dinner: Dinner in dining room.

Evening: Documentary film, lecture or music evening.

Lodging: Land of Medicine Buddha

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, June 28 - Qigong class & Meditation/ Departure
Depart From: Program ends with lunch at 12:30pm Room check out is 11:00am

Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

Morning: Qigong movement class: Qigong will move Qi, or vital energy, smoothly through your meridians and bring you to a state of relaxation with gentle physical movements and mindful breathing. After a break, learn meditation techniques, with mindfulness meditations and visualization, for deep inner peace and relaxation

Lunch: Program endswith lunch at 12:30pm

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Soquel, CA
Santa CruzMiles of beaches. State parks.
For additional information, visit: www.santacruz.org
CapitolaArt Galleries, beach and wharf, dining, begonia garden, walks.
For additional information, visit: www.capitolachamber.com

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences

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