Upcoming Yoga Retreats

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Big Sur Fall Equinox Yoga Retreat | September 22-24, 2019

Big Sur is a magical place along the rugged Central Coast of California, between Santa Barbara and Monterey where ancient redwoods meet pristine ocean. As the year’s end approaches, it’s time to recalibrate and bring yourself back into balance. The September 23rd Fall Equinox is the perfect opportunity to ground back into yourself.

In addition to a curated yoga experience designed to nourish and rebalance you, free time will be offered on our beautiful property to cultivate the white space you’ve come to claim.

Join me on this small group retreat honoring the rhythms of nature and revitalize yourself with a deep-dive into yoga practice, connection, personal time, and intention setting for the coming Fall/Winter so you can show up in the world as your best self.

What’s Included

  • 3 days, 2 nights at a beautiful estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean, just outside Big Sur State Park

  • 5 delicious vegan/vegetarian and gluten free meals

  • Daily coffee/tea + optional sunrise meditation

  • 4 specialized Vinyasa Flow + Restorative/Yin yoga classes, including sunset classes overlooking the ocean

  • Mala bracelet making workshop + chakra balancing meditation

  • Fire circle intention setting + self-care with an ocean view

  • Spectacular ocean views from nearly every room

  • Outdoor dry sauna overlooking the ocean

  • Outdoor hot/cold copper tubs + showers overlooking the ocean

  • Private beach access

What’s Not Included

  • Airport/car travel to get there

  • Alcohol + snacks between meals

  • Yoga mats/props

Fire pit and home overlooking the Pacific ocean.

Fire pit and home overlooking the Pacific ocean.

Ocean views from nearly every room! Imagine lounging in this airy common space.

Ocean views from nearly every room! Imagine lounging in this airy common space.


Room Options + Early Bird Rates

  • Shared King Bed + Twin Suite: $1190 (3 spots)

  • Shared Detached King Bed Studio: $1290 (2 spots)

  • Shared Room (Full + Twin Bunk Beds): $1090 (2 spots)

  • Common Area Sofa/Air Mattress: $990 (2 spots)

After July 31st, rates go up $75 for all rooms.

All rooms are shared due to the small group nature of this retreat. If you are traveling with a friend or want to a specific roommate, please let me know so I can put you down together.


Shared King Bed + Twin Suite features huge windows and ocean views.

Shared King Bed + Twin Suite features huge windows and ocean views.

Luxurious bathroom, one of 3 at our venue.

Luxurious bathroom, one of 3 at our venue.

Common area that doubles as sleeping space for two

Common area that doubles as sleeping space for two

Our Retreat Schedule

Sunday, Sept. 22

  • 4pm Arrivals/Settling in, exploring the grounds

  • 5:30-7pm Intention Sunset Vinyasa Flow (outdoors)

  • 7:30pm Greetings + Group Dinner

  • 8:30pm Fire Circle, Intention setting

Monday, Sept. 23

  • 6:30am Coffee/Tea + optional morning meditation

  • 7:45am Equinox Morning Vinyasa Flow

  • 9am Breakfast

  • 10am-1:30 Relax! Hot tub, beach, meditation, journaling

  • 1:30pm Lunch

  • 3pm Mala making workshop

  • 5:30pm Equinox Sunset Flow+Restore+Chakra balancing meditation

  • 7:30pm Group Dinner

  • 8:30pm Relax! Meditation, sauna, fire pit time, hot tub

Tuesday, Sept. 24

  • 6:30am Coffee/Tea + optional morning meditation

  • 7:45am Morning Practice

  • 9am Breakfast

  • 10am Closing circle, intention setting, notes to self

  • 11am Departures

PS: This is your retreat, and all activities are completely optional!


This retreat is for you if you…

  • Have been run ragged this year and need to hit pause to breathe

  • Love the magical outdoors, but you also want a dose of exclusive luxury

  • Are looking for an extended indulgent weekend getaway PLUS yoga

  • Are a tired mom who just needs a break now that the kids are back in school

  • Have been feeling frazzled, stressed, and want to find balance again

  • Want to get grounded before Fall hits, so you’ll feel great rolling into 2020

  • Desire to grow in your yoga practice and (re)learn new practices to keep you feeling balanced in mind and body

  • Want to return to or begin meditation alongside your yoga practice

  • Love the mountains, forest and the beach—this retreat has it all!

  • Thrive in community, connections and making new yoga friends

  • Just feel like there’s something powerful drawing you to this Big Sur retreat… come!

Top deck outdoor space for yoga or meal times!

Top deck outdoor space for yoga or meal times!

Outdoor stone deck on the property, perfect for deep conversations.

Outdoor stone deck on the property, perfect for deep conversations.

One of many ocean views from the Big Sur retreat property.

One of many ocean views from the Big Sur retreat property.

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About the venue

The venue for this retreat is a gorgeous beachfront (or really, cliffside) estate just a mile north of mystical Esalen featuring “are you kidding me?” panoramic ocean views, private beach access and luxurious comfort. On the property there are two outdoor hot/cold tubs overlooking the ocean, a dry sauna, outdoor showers, cliffside amphitheater with a fire ring, yoga deck, beach access, and most rooms have ocean views. Inside is modern, spacious, and stacked with amenities.

Past guests say…

The house is beautiful and the views are unbelievably spectacular. From any point on the property, we felt like we had total privacy, especially in the outdoor soaking tubs which we thoroughly enjoyed. - Candace

Incredible views, beautiful kitchen, sauna, outdoor tubs, and super spacious. We can't wait to come back. - Sashi

Everything was so clean and pristine. We saw otters, dolphins and even a whale, all from the upper decks! - Dora

Deposit & Payment Plans

To hold your space for this special retreat, simply fill out the registration form and submit a $500 deposit. The remaining balance is due September 1, 2019. Payment plans are available on a case-by-case basis, if you would like a special arrangement. All payments can be made through Venmo to Cat Valadez (@cat-valadez) or PayPal via a “friends and family” transfer to Cat (catvaladezyoga @ gmail). Still have questions? Email me!