Retreat Schedule

The Sound of Healing Retreat Schedule


5:00 p.m. | Arrivals/check-in

6:30 p.m. | Dinner at Ranch Dining Room

7:30 - 8:00p.m. | Welcome & Orientation – Conference Space

8:00 - 9:15 p.m. | Healing with Breath and Mantra

To begin the Yoga portion of our weekend, we will focus on qualities and types of Yogic breathing which can shift our physical and emotional states. We will learn and refine 3-part breath, alternate nostril breathing, exhale lengthening techniques, and the use of Mantra...all to lead us to calm mind, the goal of Yoga!

9:15 p.m. - ? | Music with Kate and relaxing or turning in early


8:00 a.m. | Breakfast at Ranch Dining Room

9:00-10:15 a.m. | Lyrics for Healing: Language to Poetry (Part 1)

Broaden your conception of language. Discover its depths by experimenting with words, combining them in unique ways, and finding the natural rhythms in our native tongue. Put your deepest thoughts into words and phrases, instantly creating lines of poetry that you can use to tell a story…maybe your story, maybe someone else’s story.

10:30-11:45 a.m. | Balance and Empowerment Through the Chakras

Learning about the subtle energy centers in the body can give you new tools to balance your mind-body with relative ease. After an overview of the the 7 main Chakras and alignments, we will have a movement class incorporating alignments and chanting to balance the energy centers, especially grounding, empowerment, and expressing our truths.

12:00 p.m. | Lunch at Ranch Dining Room

1:15-2:30 p.m. | Lyrics for Healing: Poetry to Lyric (Part 2)

With lines created from Session I, or with new ones born of the old, put together your words and lines, using verses, refrains, and bridges to tell your story, and as a framework to build your own song or anthem. You will say many things in few words, and the result will be a powerful piece of insight into yourself and your potential.

2:30-3:30 p.m. | Snacks & Private time/option to meet individually with Kate or Dawn

3:30-5:00 p.m. | VISIT TO LOCAL ART GALLERY, NATURE HIKE, or Free time

5:00-6:00 p.m. | Free time/option to meet individually with Kate or Dawn

6:00 p.m. | Dinner at Ranch Dining Room

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | EVENING MOON MANTRA MEDITATION

8:30 p.m. - ? | Music, sharing at fireside


8:00 | Breakfast at Ranch Dining Room

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. | Packing/check out of rooms

9:30 - 5:00 a.m. | Gathering for LYRIC SHARING

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | MANTRA MOVEMENT MEDITATION

Incorporating all we have learned, we will have a gentle flowing Yoga class with Mantra for healing and strengthening our heart centers and authentic selves.

12:00-12:30 p.m. | Packing up/departure