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The Art of Living Retreat Center

High Country Resident & Student Discounts & Offerings

If you’re a High Country resident or student, we offer a rich tapestry of programs designed to nurture and nourish at a discounted rate. From day passes to program discounts to free Sunday Yoga and lunch, there are many ways to find peace and contentment right in your backyard at our beautiful mountaintop center!

Happiness Retreat

We’re very excited to offer our Signature Happiness Retreat to High Country residents and students! You’ll experience the world-renowned SKY Breath program, meditation and yoga sessions, and learn stress-reducing tools and techniques to access the present moment and tap into your inner power and abiding happiness.

Signature Retreats

In addition to our renowned Happiness Retreat, we offer several signature meditation programs at a discounted rate to commuting locals. The tuition for these programs includes lunch on the second and final program days. Please call to register.

Presenter Programs

Our guest presenter programs are available at a discount to locals who provide proof of residency for the cost of the program tuition plus a daily commuter fee of $50. This commuter fee includes Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and dinner, and Sunday lunch as well as access to our campus amenities and facilities. Select your program, and call to register.

Shankara Ayurveda Wellness

Visit our award-winning spa to indulge in Ayurvedic consultations, treatments, and therapies; unwind in our serene facilities; and savor the tranquility of an exclusive Ayurvedic tea lounge. Reservations required.

Sunday Yoga & Lunch

Every Sunday at 11:00 am, enjoy a free yoga class taught by some of this region’s favorite teachers. Stay for lunch ($15+tax), then spend the afternoon exploring our campus and nature trails.

Beyond Breath: A FREE Breath and Meditation Workshop

Discover the transformative power of breath and meditation in this weekly course, held Thursdays at 6:00 pm. Make it full evening—stay for dinner ($20 fee) and 7:30 Satsang!

Purna Dining Hall

We invite the local community to experience our unique dining service in our beautiful Purna Dining Hall. We offer self-serve, buffet-style dining with a vegetarian menu that changes daily. Seatings are available from Wednesday dinner through Sunday lunch by reservation only.

Day Pass

Spend the day at the Art of Living Retreat Center and discover just how relaxing a daycation can be! Our day passes are the perfect opportunity to experience the best of what we have to offer—breathtaking views, incredible vegetarian meals, yoga and meditation classes, Ayurveda workshops, and more.