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Yoga And Meditation Gratitude Retreat Santa Cruz Mountains

Land of Medicine Buddha

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Enjoy a pre-Thanksgiving celebration of gratitude and bliss amongst the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Soquel, California. Take part in daily all levels yoga and meditation, feast on mouthwatering vegetarian meals, stay in lovely accommodations, and explore the peaceful surrounding lands. Land of Medicine Buddha is a true gem just outside of Santa Cruz.

During free times, detox in the sauna, go on a hike through the redwood forest, or receive a soothing massage at the Lotus Spa. Seacliff State Beach and Brighton State Beach are just about 15 minutes away by car.

​”Land of Medicine Buddha is dear to my heart. I walked into the enchanted forest, and was never the same.” – Christie Pitko, Your Retreat Host

What makes this event special...

Land of Medicine Buddha is nestled within a redwood forest, and about 15 minutes from the beach, making it an energetic hot spot. It is one of most magical places to retreat!

About the host

Christie Pitko

Christie Pitko, E-RYT-500 began practicing yoga in 2001, and since then, it has healed her spirit and ignited creativity. She teaches an alignment-based vinyasa flow, and enjoys helping students stay curious about the inner landscape of their bodies and minds. Christie continues to study SmartFlow with Annie Carpenter and Hatha with Richard Rosen regularly. She is a teacher trainer for the 200 hour program at Yoga Garden San Francisco. Christie also teaches corporate yoga at LinkedIn and Salesforce Headquarters in San Francisco. She enjoys hosting yoga retreats in California and abroad, and is passionate about the power of daily meditation.

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