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Commit Now, Stay Later

A Ranch retreat is a pledge to your health. Plan now for refreshing sunrise hikes, balanced meals, and impeccable self-care. Reserve your Ranch visit nine months, or more, in advance…

June 27, 2021

Luna Connections

In our 81-year history, we have always valued the connection to self, others, and nature. 2020 changed how we interact, and we received numerous requests for in-room WiFi. In response,…

March 1, 2021

Perfect Balance Sabbatical

We have enjoyed coming to Rancho La Puerta for an extended period of time because it affords us the time and the space and the structure to ground our intentions…

January 2, 2021

Lifestyle Medicine Program

An Integrative Approach to Your Health Improve your mood, diet, sleep habits, fitness abilities, and overall wellbeing. The expert team at Rancho La Puerta, together with Lifewellness Institute medical professionals,…

January 2, 2021

Graduation Vacation

Celebrate scholarly milestones on a revitalizing retreat. Honor the infinite wisdom of your body with mindful meditation, invigorating exercise, and soothing spa experiences. Whether you or a loved one just…

January 1, 2021

5th Annual Chamber Music Festival

Delight your senses... Our 5th Annual Chamber Music Festival features ten of the world’s finest musicians who will inspire you with extraordinary performances set in the relaxed atmosphere of The…

February 5, 2022

Family Week 2022

“It’s so nice that we have our vacation together, but we also get to do things separately.  My daughter is off doing her cooking class and now I get to…

July 30, 2022

Team Spirit

Awaken your bodies, enliven your minds and add color to your connections! Bring your colleagues, team, or a group of friends on a retreat that sparks new ideas, creativity and…

September 16, 2021

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Be Quiet, Be Heard

Presenter: Peter A. Glaser, Ph.D. and Susan R. Glaser, PhD

The Hidden Dimension of Conflict and Coercion A world of communication lurks below the surface of our awareness. When we are in conflict, this hidden dimension often catapults us into…


Real Life Magic

Presenter: Cherie Kephart

Real Life Magic Inspirational and engaging exploration into self-discovery and joy through the transformative powers of creativity, intuition, and playfulness. The Upside of Falling After almost dying while serving as…
Week of Oct 9 - Oct 15 2021
Week of Oct 16 - Oct 22 2021
Week of Oct 23 - Oct 29 2021


Healthy Pleasures

Presenter: David S. Sobel, MD, MPH

Healthy Pleasures: Why Everything that Feels Good is Not Bad Many people think that to promote health they must undertake strict weight-loss diets, adopt punishing exercise programs, avoid salt, shun…


Train to Maintain Your Brain

Presenter: Kymberly Williams-Evans, PhD (ABD)

Who wants to retain or possibly improve memory, cognitive function, processing speed, balance, gait, and posture? Who doesn’t?! This cutting edge, research-based, exercise program offers moves that stimulate your motor,…
Week of Oct 30 - Nov 5 2021
Week of Nov 6 - Nov 12 2021
Week of Nov 13 - Nov 19 2021
Week of Nov 20 - Nov 26 2021


The Power of Purpose

Presenter: Richard Leider

Purpose is fundamental to health, healing, happiness, and longevity—Richard coaches us to step on to the path of purposeful living to find meaning and live longer, better. UNPACK. REPACK. REPEAT.…
Week of Nov 27 - Dec 3 2021
Week of Dec 4 - Dec 10 2021
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Week of Dec 25 - Dec 31 2021