In alignment with the CDC guidelines, all guests will be required to show proof of vaccination OR a lab-certified Covid-19 test that produced negative results taken within 72 hours of their arrival at the Center when checking in.
True Potential is Found
Join Travis Eliot and Lauren Eckstrom, two of LA’s most accomplished and influential yoga teachers, in this powerful, physically invigorating, and profoundly deep Labor Day weekend retreat. Prepare to experience the life-changing practice of Holistic Yoga Flow—developed from their work with thousands of students in classes, retreats, and teacher trainings all over the world. Holistic Yoga Flow strengthens and invigorates the body through power vinyasa, yin, and restorative yoga, going beyond the physical to address the energetic body, mind, heart, and spirit.
This in-depth journey through the philosophy and practice of yoga includes guidance on how to implement this into your daily life.
In this Workshop, You’ll Experience
- A deep yoga practice that addresses alignment and the four pillars of fitness—strength, flexibility, balance, and stamina, thematic power yoga for an enlivened body
- Awakening meditations for a calm mind
- Contemplative journaling to manifest health and happiness
- Soulful live music for an open heart
Throughout the weekend, Travis and Lauren offer thematic masterclasses where every moment is infused with purpose and meaning.
True potential is found within the inner dimension of the mind and heart. There is no better way to deepen your practice than a weekend of diving deep within, getting clear, and moving forward with health, wisdom, and joy!
Items to Bring: Clothing comfortable for movement and a journal.
For everyone in good physical condition, including yoga students and teachers.
Travis Eliot, E-RYT 500, is a world-renowned yoga instructor, meditation teacher, kirtan musician, and certified Ayurveda practitioner. He teaches his signature Holistic Yoga Flow classes in Los Angeles and workshops, festivals, and retreats around the world. The creator of the groundbreaking DVD series The Ultimate Yogi, Travis also co-authored Holistic Yoga Flow: The Path of Practice. His chant album, The Meaning of Soul, debuted at number 3 on the iTunes world music chart. Travis is the CEO of Inner Dimension Media—a monthly yoga and meditation streaming service—and director of Holistic Yoga Flow teacher trainings. He has been featured in several media outlets including Yoga Journal, Mantra, Access Hollywood, and The Huffington Post.
Lauren Eckstrom, E-RYT 500, is a Holistic Yoga Flow teacher and certified mindfulness meditation instructor. She guides some of the world’s most well-known musicians, filmmakers, and executives in yoga and meditation, and leads Holistic Yoga Flow workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings in Los Angeles and internationally. Lauren is a co-founder of Inner Dimension Media—a monthly streaming service for yoga and meditation. She co-created the 30 minute/30 day online yoga program Yoga 30 for 30 and co-authored Holistic Yoga Flow: The Path of Practice. Lauren has written about yoga and mindfulness for several publications and was recently named a Yoga Journal influencer—as one of the top 15 teachers to study with.
Rooms & Pricing
All options include daily vegetarian meals from dinner on the night of check-in through lunch on the day of checkout. (Rates below are per person.)
HOLISTIC YOGA FLOW
A Life of Meaning
September 2–5, 2022
Subject to change.
Friday 7:30–9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am–11:30 am and 2:00–5:00 pm
Sunday 9:30 am–11:30 am and 2:00–5:00 pm
Monday 9:00–11:00 am Room checkout is 11:00 am; luggage may be held at Reception.
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST) unless otherwise noted.
4:00 pm Check-in begins; Rooms are ready by 4:00 pm, but if you arrive early we will hold your luggage at Reception.
6:00–7:00 pm Dinner
7:00–7:20 pm Guest Orientation Session (Venue: Dining Hall)
Actual schedules and venues may vary; please confirm with Front Desk upon check-in.
Apart from the activities in your program schedule, we offer the following optional complementary activities. (Please join only if your program schedule permits.)
- 9:45–10:45 am Yoga | Thu–Sun
- 11:00 am–12:00 pm Mind & Meditation | Thu–Sun
- 1:30–2:15 pm Guided Hike | Assemble at Shankara Reception | Sat
- 2:30–3:45 pm Ayurveda Cooking Class* | Tulsi Kitchen
Thu: Sweet Treats • Sat: Chef’s Seasonal Recipe
- 4:15–5:15 pm Yoga | Wed–Sat
- 5:30–6:00 pm Guided Meditation | Wed–Sat
- 7:30–8:15 pm Meditative Chants/Kirtan | Wed–Sat
Saturday kirtan is outdoor by the bonfire; weather permitting.
*Included with Wellness Escapes and R&R; Other participants: $35.00/per person
- 10:00 am–6:00 pm Saturday
Clay Handbuilding $35.00 (1 hour)
Throwing Wheel $45.00 (2 hours)
Hours: 9:00 am–6:30 pm daily
We invite you to also make reservations for consultations, therapies, and treatments at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Wellness prior to arrival in order to ensure availability. Please call 828-264-8382 for details. Additional cost.
On-Campus Program FAQs
Unless otherwise indicated, our programs are open to participants 18 years of age and older.
- Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) up to eight days before your program or stay.
- Nonrefundable credit toward a future AOLRC program or stay (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any AOLRC program or stay for one year following date of issue.
- No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day, if you do not show up, or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.
To encourage a healthy environment we ask that guests not consume alcohol or meat in our public spaces, however, guests may enjoy these items in their rooms.
Our property is always smoke-free.
Yes, we ask that guests with food allergies simply inform us so we can communicate those needs to our chef. Typically, we label potential allergens such as gluten, dairy, and nuts.
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