Our sacred journeys generally include breath-connected yoga, meditation, hiking, healing, sacred ceremony, chanting and much more, with the goal of helping us find our sacred center, break destructive patterns, heal, grow and awaken.
“One word: sublime! Roy and Liz’s retreat was exactly what my mind, body and soul needed. I came back amazed by its healing effects: my chronic pain and insomnia were reduced by 75%! Roy and Liz are truly genuine people who provide a space where one can connect with the authentic self for real healing.”Sonia, Seattle, attended Washington weekend retreat in 2017
“Thank you for the comfortable environment you created and for not taking yourself too seriously. Your sense of humor and style kept everything light and made me feel free to try things and not push myself beyond what I felt I could do.“Bonnie, Whidbey Retreat
We pride ourselves in offering beautifully balanced retreats, with deep “inner” exploration, as well as wonderful “outer” activities and adventure.
We particularly invite those seeking truth and transformation, as our deepest passion is guiding growth, healing and awakening, and assisting this beautiful shift into a new Earth paradigm. On this note, we generally ask for no alcohol at the retreat centers, but there are sometimes off-site opportunities for moderate consumption. We also please ask that we limit our electronic (smart phones, internet, etc.) usage during the retreat.
We now accept credit card payments!
Mt Rainier, August 25, 2018
Join us for a getaway at this beautiful location in Mt Rainier National Park, just two hours form Seattle. Nice hike past small lakes, up into a huge meadow with views of Rainier. Some standing yoga poses. We will invite some silence and walking meditations, eat lunch in the forest, and get some nice fresh air, a good break from our indoor winters. Enjoy what they call “forest Bathing” in Japan, soaking up the lifeforce energy of the trees and river sounds.
August 5-10, 2018
Come join our first Yoga-Meditation-Hiking adventure to the beautiful Olympic National Park. ‘Forest Bathing’ is a Japanese term for soaking up the lifeforce of nature, in this case beautiful old growth rainforest. We will visit majestic mountains, river valleys, old growth ancient forests, fabulous beaches, and camp in some of the most beautiful places on Earth. We will mix in yoga, meditation and other healing practices to add to the already healing prana of NW Nature. Trip includes two nights car camping, two nights of gentle backpacking, to the Hoh River Valley and Olympic beaches, and a final night in a beautiful Lake Quinalt hotel.
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 9-5pm.
Come join us for a day of beach yoga, contemplative meditation walks, community, growth exercises, sacred circle and more. $49 includes lunch. Just bring a towel, swim suit (if you choose to swim), toys (Frisbee, etc.) and drinking water. We will meet at 9:45am at the Jetty Island dock (10th and Marine View Drive, North Everett, $3 parking) for the free short boat ride, and we will finish by 4:00pm. Register below, or by calling or sending an email.
August 31 -September 3, 2018
Theme: Essence Emerging / Being True Self. 3 nights, 4 days of Yoga, meditation, kirtan-chanting, breath work, hiking, organic foods. Price of $495 shared room with private bath, or $450 shared bath includes three nights shared accommodations, three organic, healthy meals daily, all yoga, meditation and breath classes, kirtan, guided hike, hot tub. Tent option: $395 per person includes meals and all of above.
I haven’t been the same since returning from the retreat. It was one of the best experiences of my life.Annemarie, Bremerton, attended 2016 Peaceful Mt Retreat
Two Options to choose from: October 7-13, 2018, or October 14-20, 2018
Six days to Eat, Pray, Love, Hike and Do Yoga. Join us for a profound experience in the heart of Sedona and the energy healing vortexes. Beautiful hikes, vortex visits, local sacred sites, deluxe accommodations, healthy breakfasts, coffee, tea, van shuttle from Phoenix (if you arrive Sunday morning before 11:00am), shuttle back to Phoenix (if you fly out no earlier than 2pm Saturday) and rides to all hikes and sites. Roy Holman and Liz Gross. We stay at the fabulous Moondance Retreat Center and have the whole place to ourself.
November 3-4, 2018
Come join Liz and Roy for a powerful weekend of being, silence, meditation, resting, community and growth exercises at our sacred space and home in North Everett. Learn what meditation is, and is not. Theme of finding and keeping one’s center even amidst challenging, chaotic and changing times. Practice the art of letting go and letting be, and stepping out of the drama and density to raise our energy to joy and gratitude. $180 per person, includes organic lunch each day. Note: this is non-residential, so you return home Saturday night or find local lodging (we do have one AirBnB room available for $50).
This was the most Divine retreat experience of my life.Tari, Arlington, WA, who has attended and led many other retreats herself
February 16-24, 2019
Tierra de Suenos Wellness Lodge (Land of Dreams). Price includes 8 nights hotel, two meals daily, Costa Rica ground transport, all classes and workshops, & National Park trip. The retreat center is located in the rainforest, and a 5 minute walk to the beautiful beach.
Two dates to choose from:
April 2-12, 2019 (this trip is almost full) or April 14-24, 2019 (space available)
One of our favorite trips just got BETTER! 7 days on Bali, and 3 days on the amazing tiny island of Gili Asahan, next to Bali. We added two nights in the artistic and spiritual center of Ubud. Enjoy Yoga, Meditation, Sacred Ceremony, Healing, Teachings, Snorkeling, Hiking, and amazing Indonesian people, culture and food. Price of $1,995 includes 10 nights accommodations, most meals, fresh coffee and tea, all ground transport (shuttles and boats), all classes and workshops, one massage, one guided hike, organic garden tour and a snorkel trip (option). Extra activities include extra Balinese cultural trips, spa treatments, massage, etc. Roy Holman and Liz Gross.
I am changed and my life has significantly changed. The Bali trip and the processes I went through during that trip really freed me up to make the changes I needed to in my life.Sheila, 2015 Bali retreat participant
May 10-12, 2019
Whidbey Island, near Seattle, WA. Mothers Day Retreat, honoring and nourishing the feminine energy in both men and women. Yoga, meditation, kirtan-chanting, breath work, meditative hiking, organic foods. Price of $395 includes two nights shared accommodations, organic, healthy meals, all yoga, meditation and breath classes, guided hike, sauna
What an amazing, life changing retreat. I’m trying to hang on to all the wonderful vibes, as I’m not sure I’ve been that relaxed and happy in a long time.Rebecca, Seattle
June 21-23, 2019
Whidbey Island, near Seattle, WA. Yoga, meditation, kirtan-chanting, breath, meditative hiking, organic foods. Summer Solstice Theme of allowing ever more of our own light to shine. Price of $395 includes two nights shared accommodations, organic, healthy meals, all yoga, meditation and breath classes, kirtan, guided hike, sauna Tent option: $375 per person includes all of above.
Yoga Retreat and Machu Picchu: July 21-July 31, 2019. Note: There are various optional add ons and expanded itineraries.
Peruvian Amazon Adventure: August 1-15, 2019. We have a permit to access by boat the most remote regions of the Amazon!
We had been researching the Sacred Valley of Peru for several years, and suddenly it all fell together, and in April of 2018 we had one of our best retreats ever. This time, we will offer two main trip options, as well as various add-ons. The main two trips are: 1) highland yoga retreat in the Sacred Valley, including Machu Picchu, and 2) an amazing, rare opportunity to access an area of the Amazon where most people do not have access, a trip of a lifetime, especially if you love wildlife. (can be combined to include Machu Picchu).
THE FOLLOWING RETREATS ARE NOT YET SET.
FUTURE DATES MAY BE ANNOUNCED.
This trip has been postponed until we have enough expressed, advance interest
Enjoy Yoga, Meditation, Hiking, Mayan culture, Ruins, Wildlife and Sunshine. Price of $1,595 ($1,495 early bird deposit by September 1) includes 8 nights hotel, some meals, all Guatemala ground transport, all classes, Indian village visit, and special shaman healing ceremony. This trip is comprehensive: yoga, and cultural country tour all in one! Roy Holman and Liz Gross offer Heart centered yoga for every body. Note: $1,995 ($1,895 early bird deposit by Sept 1) for 11 night trip which includes internal flight, Yaxha ruins, Tikal ruins.
New dates not yet set, probably winter 2020
Our 13th year in Yelapa, Mexico! Enjoy Yoga, Meditation, Whale & dolphin watching, Chanting, Breath work, Healing, Snorkeling, Hiking, Healthy Food and Sunshine. Roy Holman and Liz Gross. Price of $1,395 includes 8 nights hotel, two meals a day for 7 days, Mexico water (boat) transport, guided hike, all classes and workshops. $1,895 includes air from Seattle. Extra fees and activities include: taxi or bus from airport ($10-15 each way), Island boat trip for snorkeling & whale watching ($60), massage ($70), parasailing, etc. Heart-centered, breath connected, body-friendly, blissful yoga in fresh air.
Skalitude Washington Retreat
Future dates to be announced
Price of $325 per person includes blissful, body friendly yoga, meditation, walks, sauna, two nights lodging, organic meals. The seting is right at the edge of the national forest, very remote and relaxing, and a beautiful drive to get there.
Hawaii Big Island Yoga Retreat
This trip is cancelled and future dates are not set
Enjoy Yoga, Meditation, Oneness Trainings and Blessings, Healing, Snorkeling, Whales, Hiking. Price of $1,395 (early bird $1,295 by Sept 1) includes 7 nights hotel, two meals a day, fresh coffee and tea, all ground transport on the island, snorkeling trips, hikes, all classes and workshops, oneness blessings (all optional). Extra activities include: boat trips, whale watching, massage, etc. Yoga teacher and Oneness Trainers Roy Holman and Liz Gross offer heart-centered, breath connected, body-friendly yoga and Oneness Blessings / Trainings.