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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 – December 31, 2022

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 – December 31, 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 – December 31, 2022

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 – December 31, 2022

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 – December 30, 2022

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 – February 12, 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 – August 6, 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…

October 27, 2021 – December 31, 2022

Week of Oct 23 - Oct 29 2021


The Mission Walker

Presenter: Edie Littlefield Sundby

The Mission Walker: An Adventure Story and a Reflection on Confronting Our Own Mortality Under siege from relentless stage 4 cancer and after losing her right lung, Edie Littlefield Sundby…
Week of Oct 30 - Nov 5 2021
Week of Nov 6 - Nov 12 2021

Inner Fitness Program

Presenter: Julie Fotos

The Inner Fitness Program in five sessions: Love or Fear – It’s Your Choice Healthy Inner Dialogue – Discover Your Joyous Adult Emotional Fluency – Permission to Feel Powerful You…
Week of Nov 13 - Nov 19 2021
Week of Nov 20 - Nov 26 2021
Week of Nov 27 - Dec 3 2021


Presenter: Sylvia Boorstein

Sylvia Boorstein presents:  Lecture: Healing the Division in Ourselves, Our Families, Our Communities and the World Meditation – Sunday through Friday Emily Boorstein presents The Inner Fitness Program in five…
Week of Dec 4 - Dec 10 2021


Presenter: Jacques-Pierre

Whether you are new to meditation or have been meditating for years, this week is perfect for you. In each class, we will journey through a different style of meditation.…
Week of Dec 11 - Dec 17 2021

Tai Chi and Qigong

Presenter: Cari Shurman

Have you every tried TAI CHI?  It’s an amazing exercise that can make you feel stronger, more coordinated and more relaxed. The National Institute of Health has done many studies…
Week of Dec 18 - Dec 24 2021
Week of Dec 25 - Dec 31 2021