Steamboat Springs, Colorado
October 17-21, 2018
“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” -Rumi
Have you daydreamed about being in a beautiful place surrounded by mountains?
Do you look at beautiful photos of sunsets and wish you had time to see them in real life?
Then NOW is the time to make that happen!
Come on, allure the adventure within to come out, right now! Go on retreat to Steamboat, Colorado, with Wendy & Robb!
Bella Vista Estate- a 7-acre oasis with the most incredible views in Colorado just minutes from downtown Steamboat Springs and it’s world-class ski resort. You will step on site and instantly feel the excitement and beauty that the land transpires. It is a place of healing, relaxation and rejuvenation. The Estate is booked to only one group at a time, making for a completely private retreat.
Bella Vista offers complete serenity with 3 separate lodging houses with ample room to spread out and make yourself at home.
Depending on the weather, we will have yoga outside on a double decker patio or inside in the cozy warm room with a view.
The view is spectacular from every angle.
Just imagine starting your morning off with gentle yoga movements surrounded by the beauty of the mountains with the changing colors of the fall season. Colors of green, orange, yellow, pink filling the eye with delight. Stroll outside and take in the view of Lake Catamount. As you breathe in, feel your adventure begin to unfold as you take it all in.
Morning Yoga sessions
Yoga + Hike (Weather Permitting. Bring warm hiking clothes in case it is chilly.)
Trip to the Hot Springs
Trips & transportation into Steamboat prescheduled for those that want to go into town. Schedule a massage, go shopping or explore Steamboat (not included in retreat fees)
Included in stay: 5 day/4 night stay at the private Bella Vista Steamboat Retreat Center. Yes! We have reserved the whole center for our group!
(4) Light Breakfast Buffet each morning. (4) Chef prepared dinner in the evening. Lunch on your own.
Transportation to and from Steamboat/Hayden Airport (HDN) Airport on October 17th and 21st.
2 sessions of Yoga, Guided Relaxations and/or Meditation Sessions daily.
Daily talks to allure your adventure out.
Use of enclosed Hot Tub with a fabulous view!
Plenty of down time to read, go for walks, enjoy the view, listen to nature or go into Steamboat.
Daily pre-scheduled shuttle into Steamboat for those who want to play in town in the afternoon.
Indoor games: Pool, Foosball and other arcade games.
Outdoor games, weather permitting.
Evening campfires (perhaps including some skits, songs, and a hot cobbler)
Evening gazing at the Milky Way!
What’s Not Included:
Airfare and travel costs to/from Steamboat.
Gratuities (for additional items)
Your shopping and additional purchases or excursions
Personal, medical, or trip cancellation insurance
Your Retreat Leaders-
Traveling together is always an adventure for us.
Wendy Landry, Certified Yoga Therapist
Wendy began practicing yoga in her early 30s and found that her yoga practice helped her stay connected to her sense of humor and sense of adventure. Over the years, she has had the opportunity to travel around the United States, Canada and France studying with wonderful teachers, learning more about yoga and experiencing one magical adventure after another. Wendy has the joy of owning Om Prana Yoga in the Kansas City area with her husband Robb. They enjoy collaborating on their business, getting to know new people and sharing their passion for yoga and meditation with others.
Robb Poe, Registered Yoga Teacher & Eagle Scout
Robb loves the outdoors. He loves to camp, hike and cook in a Dutch oven. (He makes a mean dessert in a Dutch oven.) Adventure in the outdoors is his passion. Robb is a 200 hour yoga teacher and enjoys teaching restorative yoga. He also has studied meditation and leads a free meditation group at Om Prana Yoga weekly. Robb is the ‘behind the curtain’ support at the studio and routinely makes Wendy’s ideas come to fruition.
5 days / 4 nights (Oct 17 to 21, 2018)
*$1517 per person Double occupancy
*$1817 per person for Single occupancy Queen w/ Access to bath (ONLY 2 ROOMS)-
*$1917 per person for Single occupancy Queen w/Bathroom in suite (ONLY 2 ROOMS)-We have opened up a couple more rooms!
*$2834 per Couple (2 people) sharing a bed.
Single occupancy rooms are limited. First registered, first reserved.
Double occupancy rooms, please note during registration if you have a a preferred roommate, otherwise we will assign you one. Many of the rooms have bathrooms in the suite or right outside the room. Shared, double occupancy rooms, will have a twin, full or queen bed, depending on when you register.
Deposit and Payments Make them here!
Non-Refundable Deposit to hold space = $550 per person
2nd Deposit – due Mar 15, 2018 = $550
Final Balance – due Jun 15, 2018
**Note: Pay with Cash or Check and receive a 3% savings that will be deducted off your final balance payment.
Wait! I want to go!
Steamboat can be reached by flying directly into Steamboat/Hayden Airport (HDN) Bella Vista shuttle picks up at this airport, included in the retreat. -or- Denver International Airport (DIA) + shuttle via Go Alpine shuttle (~$95 each way) or rental car (~2 hour 55 minutes).
Have more questions? We’ve got answers!
Have never done yoga before?
No problem! The retreat is for all levels! Our retreats are not just yoga – normally yoga is taught once or twice per day depending on our itinerary and the excursions and relaxation and exploration of the grounds are equally part of the retreat!
Never done this for yourself? Just do it! There’s no time like now! It will be a life-defining week.
Traveling by yourself? Perfect! We’ll partner you with a roommate to share your room with. Once you sign up we also connect you with our private Facebook page so that you get to get to know the group before the trip – so you can find another friend to travel with if you’d rather travel with someone.
Can I bring my husband? Our retreats are for men and women alike. Wendy & Robb are a husband and wife team and make everyone feel at home. If your spouse doesn’t want to do yoga, that’s okay, they are welcome to enjoy the amenities and grounds of Bella Vista Retreat Center.
What is the weather like in Steamboat in October?
Temperature can range from a balmy highs in the mid-60’s F during the day to a nippy 25F during the late evening/early morning hours. October is typically a dry month, with a chance of light snow late in the month.
What kind of clothes will I need for the trip?
Given the wide variability in temperature, we recommend bringing clothing that can be layered on as you cool down and removed as you warm up during outdoor activities. Topped off with a jacket/coat.
For visiting the hot springs, you will definitely need your swimsuit and perhaps a cover up, large towel, or bathrobe and sandals for when you exit the 104F pools. Changing areas available at the springs.
If you plan to take part in the hikes, appropriate footwear, a small daypack, and lightweight rain jacket would be appropriate.
What should I budget for meals? Light Breakfast is included. Dinners are included, which are the most expensive meals. Shuttle service into Steamboat are arranged in the afternoon, so lunch at your own choice and expense, will be available in town. We will also have access to multiple kitchens so if you want to store some snacks or sandwich options, you can. We’ll be happy to help you with meal decisions.
I would like to immerse myself in yoga and self-exploration while I’m there. Is there time for that? YES! Afternoons will be free for you to explore the perfect day for you! There will be plenty of time to reflect, do your own practice, journal, photography, sketching, whatever your creative outlet is.
Are massages available? There is a spa at the Old Town Hot Springs in Steamboat that offers various styles massage, here is the information to set up an appointment in the afternoons. https://www.oldtownhotsprings.org/massage/
Should I bring any yoga props with me (blocks, strap)? You should bring everything you need to practice yoga, especially your mat. Blocks will be provided, but please bring a strap and your mat.
Additional Questions? Contact Wendy, she is happy to help!
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 816-876-4638
Deposits are non-refundable and will be forfeited.
Once final payment is remitted, all money rendered will be forfeited due to deposits that have already been paid to vendors. If we are able to find a replacement once sold out, we will review a possible refund at the end of the trip
We highly recommend purchase of travel insurance in case of illness or other emergency (per policy conditions) prevents attendance.