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SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA

The Art of Happiness, Yoga and Qigong, and Healing With Plants and Foods

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Program #10955RJ
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 Aug 18 — Aug 23, 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

Facility amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath. 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: $75-$90.
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, August 18 - Check-in and Orientation
Arrive To: Arrival/check in between 4 and 5 PM.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00PM.

Evening: Orientation at 7:00PM.

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

Facility amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath. 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: $75-$90.
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, August 19 - Movement and meditation class in the morning, aft...
Movement and meditation class in the morning, after lunch discuss healthy food choices

Breakfast: Breakfast in the dining room

Morning: Movement class. Break. Meditation class, includes lecture and discussion.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room

Afternoon: Free time. Lecture on healthy food choices

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

Facility amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath. 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: $75-$90.
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, August 20 - Movement and meditation class in the morning, aft...
Movement and meditation class in the morning, after lunch go on a nature walk and learn about healing with plants

Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

Morning: Movement class. Break. Meditation class, including lecture and discussion.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Nature walk/Free time. Lecture on Healing with plants

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Lecture or Movie

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

Facility amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath. 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: $75-$90.
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, August 21 - Movement and meditation class in the morning, aft...
Movement and meditation class in the morning, after lunch discuss healing with foods and plants

Breakfast: Breakfast

Morning: Movement class. Break. Meditation class, including lecture and discussion.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Healing with Foods and Plants lecture

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Documentary film or Music Evening

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

Facility amenities: Simple, comfortable rooms with private bath. 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: $75-$90.
Advanced registration required and depending upon availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, August 22 - Movement and meditation class in the morning, hea...
Movement and meditation class in the morning, healing joint care class in the afternoon

Breakfast: Breakfast

Morning: Movement class. Break. Meditation class, including lecture and discussion.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Free Time. Healing Joint Care class

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Closing session

Lodging: Land of Medicine Buddha

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, August 23 -
Breakfast: Breakfast

Morning: Movement class. Break. Meditation class, including lecture and discussion.

Lunch: Lunch 12:30 - 1:30pm Program ends at 1:30pm

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
Land of Medicine BuddhaSwimming pool and sauna. Massage therapy is available by appointment. Miles of hiking trails. Borders on 12,000 acres of state forest. Bookstore and library. Unique buddhist paintings, prayer bell and prayer wheels.

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
12 Expert-led lectures
4 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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