Somatic Spirit Gathering
A not-for-profit nanofestival of conscious movement and sacred healing arts.
ACRO * ECSTATIC DANCE * ZEN THAI * YOGA * FOREST MEDITATION * HERBAL SAUNA * SACRED SONG CIRCLE * RITUAL MOVEMENT
April 5 - 7 2019
$ 108 per person includes meals
About Somatic Spirit Gathering
Friends, you are invited to join us for a very weekend retreat and reunion of friends to celebrate springtime and share our favorite practices of movement, healing, sacred song circles as we immerse ourselves together in the beautiful nature of Om Oasis.
This retreat is offered as a gift to the community at a very accessible price - $108 per person for the weekend is all inclusive of participating in the movement and sessions will be a participant-driven experience, offering many opportunities to share something of yourself with the the group. From participating in preparing a meal to teaching a class, to helping mend the tea bar, we will each play a part in co-creating this not-for-profit shared experience.
Sample Daily Itinerary
06:30 AM Silent Meditation & Forest Bath
07:00 AM Yoga Asana
08:30 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Morning Class Session
01:00 PM Lunch
03:00 PM Afternoon Class Session
06:30 PM Dinner
08:00 PM Evening Program (Herbal Steam Bath, Kirtan...)
Arrival from 3pm Friday May 24, 2019
Departure by 1pm Monday May 27, 2019
Om Oasis Retreat Center
Om Oasis is a beautiful and lush retreat center on several acres of a remote and peaceful mountain top property near Santa Cruz, CA. Om Oasis Retreat hosts visitors from around the world for healing, meditation and yoga retreats as well as personal getaways. The center is located on private property 10 minutes up the mountain from Aptos, CA and partially off-grid with limited cell reception and wifi only in designated areas, offering a rustic eco-chic retreat where you can spend time solo or encounter other friendly guests and wildlife.
The amenities on the property include all-weather heated 30' shala yurt, swimming pool & sun deck, infrared sauna, two hot tubs, outdoor bath & showers, redwood yoga deck, herbal steam sauna, hiking trails and more!
The immersion retreat registration fee is $654 per person. Registration is fully inclusive of all classes, workshops and activities, plus full access to Om Oasis for four days and three nights, including 24 hour access to the pools, hot tubs, saunas, showers, bathrooms, gardens, tea house, and communal kitchen. The registration fee is also fully inclusive of all food and beverages, including the meals from Friday evening on May 24 through Monday morning on May 27.
There are several options for unique, cozy, tree-houses, yurts and houses with hotel-level comforts available on the property for a additional fee. Each unit is unique and sleeps from one to four people may thus be shared between participants - or enjoyed alone.
Redwood Yurt Hideaway
1 King bed - $395 for 3 nights - 2 people max
The Redwood Hideaway is a magical private yurt, located on lower portion of the property, close to all shared community spaces including the bathrooms, outdoor showers and the kitchen. There is a redwood circle and deck just outside the door. As you enter the yurt you will find a portal to another dimension, furnished with a king sized bed and a skylight.
2 twin beds - $345 for 3 nights - 2 people max
The Casita is a private, one-room structure. Inside you will find a twin bed that expands to add an optional second bed.
1 King & 1 Sofa Bed, Private Kitchen, Private Bathroom - $695 for 3 nights - max 4 people
This brand new tree house accommodates up to four guests and is placed among towering Redwoods. This clean and elegant space comes equipped with a full kitchen, modern and lux bathroom, a living room with a pull out couch revealing a full bed, and a king size bed located atop a loft adorned by an octagonal hand crafted ceiling and skyview.
PLEASE note: This treehouse is located up a mulched trail and then down a zig-zag dirt/mulch path and is not suitable for those with limited mobility