Workshops Archives - Rancho La Puerta

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The Ranch’s Referral Program

Everyone Benefits From The Ranch’s Referral Program Refer a friend and receive $250 off. For every first-time guest you refer who visits us for 7-nights, you will accrue $250 in…

February 1, 2023 – December 30, 2023

6th Annual Chamber Music Festival

Delight your senses... Our 6th 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 4, 2023 – February 11, 2023

Lifestyle Medicine Program

An Integrative Approach to Your Health Experience all the healthful benefits of The Ranch with a customized plan to fit your unique needs. The expert team at Rancho La Puerta,…

February 1, 2023 – December 31, 2023

Family Week 2023

“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 29, 2023 – August 5, 2023

Half a Week Retreat

Even a short visit at The Ranch can have a big impact on your health and mindset. Jumpstart your healthy lifestyle by joining us on a 3- or 4- night…

February 1, 2023 – December 29, 2023


Week of Jan 28 - Feb 3 2023

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Food as Medicine

Presenter: Jill Nussinow

Food as Medicine If food is medicine, can it truly replace pharmaceutical medications? Jill will take you on a tour of current dietary trends, discussing what works and what doesn’t…
Week of Feb 4 - Feb 10 2023

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The Truth About Exercise

Presenter: Lee Rice

Sedentary Lifestyle is the New Smoking Our bodies were made to move. Regular motion is the key to healthy circulation, optimizing cardiac risk factors, maintaining muscle mass, functional capacity, and joint flexibility…
Week of Feb 11 - Feb 17 2023

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Handwriting Analysis

Presenter: Lena Rivkin

The Secret in Your Script - You will be amazed at what your handwriting reveals! Learn how your handwriting is developed by your physical, intellectual, and emotional states From Brushstrokes to Pen…
Week of Feb 18 - Feb 24 2023
Week of Feb 25 - Mar 3 2023
Week of Mar 4 - Mar 10 2023
Week of Mar 11 - Mar 17 2023

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Intermittent Fasting

Presenter: Linda Illingworth

Intermittent fasting or time restricted eating has been touted for weight loss, lowering blood sugar and cholesterol, and even preventing cancer. Learn how long to fast, the foods to include,…
Week of Mar 18 - Mar 24 2023
Week of Mar 25 - Mar 31 2023
Week of Apr 1 - Apr 7 2023

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Acoustic Folk Concerts

Presenter: Amber Rubarth

Acoustic Folk Concerts + Q & A Join internationally-acclaimed folk songwriter Amber Rubarth for two intimate concerts of songs delving into the deeper meanings of life.   Workshop: Accessing Your…
Week of Apr 8 - Apr 14 2023
Week of Apr 15 - Apr 21 2023
Week of Apr 22 - Apr 28 2023
Week of Apr 29 - May 5 2023
Week of May 6 - May 12 2023
Week of May 13 - May 19 2023

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Healthy Pleasures

Presenter: David Sobel

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…

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Be Quiet, Be Heard

Presenter: Peter Glaser and Susan Glaser

Hidden Communication: Why People Hear What We Don’t  Say  A world of communication lurks below the surface of our awareness. When we are in conflict, this hidden dimension often catapults…
Week of May 20 - May 26 2023
Week of May 27 - Jun 2 2023

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Handwriting Analysis

Presenter: Lena Rivkin

The Secret in Your Script – You will be amazed at what your handwriting reveals! Learn how your handwriting is developed by your physical, intellectual, and emotional states. From Brushstrokes to Pen Strokes – Handwriting…
Week of Jun 3 - Jun 9 2023

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Bone Up!

Presenter: Susan McCandless

Session 1: Discover 7 Surefire Ways to Power Up Your Bones Let’s get personal…I’m sharing a nutritionist’s perspective on lessons learned over the last decade, and you will go home…
Week of Jun 10 - Jun 16 2023

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Bone Up!

Presenter: Susan McCandless

Session 1: Discover 7 Surefire Ways to Power Up Your Bones Let’s get personal…I’m sharing a nutritionist’s perspective on lessons learned over the last decade, and you will go home…
Week of Jun 17 - Jun 23 2023
Week of Jun 24 - Jun 30 2023
Week of Jul 1 - Jul 7 2023
Week of Jul 8 - Jul 14 2023
Week of Jul 15 - Jul 21 2023

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Improv(e) Your Life

Presenter: Arlene Matthews

Build Confidence!  Unleash Creativity!  Laugh Your Glutes Off! Workshop #1:  Intro to Improv…The Power of Agreement The joy of improvisational comedy lies in its spontaneous creativity and seemingly effortless collaboration.…
Week of Jul 22 - Jul 28 2023
Week of Jul 29 - Aug 4 2023
Week of Aug 5 - Aug 11 2023
Week of Aug 12 - Aug 18 2023
Week of Aug 19 - Aug 25 2023
Week of Aug 26 - Sep 1 2023

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Cutting Edge Nutrition

Presenter: Patti T. Milligan

Nutritional Resilience &  Performance Our food choices also impact anxiety levels and stress, both of which can impair the inner shield of our resilience. Saliva is really the first defense to elevate our level…

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The Joys of Story

Presenter: Erin Gordon

Discover It, Write It, Publish It, Discuss It Writers of all levels will learn actionable tips for brainstorming, writing and publishing everything from fiction to memoir to non-fiction.    Get…
Week of Sep 2 - Sep 8 2023
Week of Sep 9 - Sep 15 2023

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Healthy Pleasures

Presenter: David Sobel

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…
Week of Sep 16 - Sep 22 2023

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Cutting Edge Nutrition

Presenter: Patti T. Milligan

Nutritional Resilience &  Performance Our food choices also impact anxiety levels and stress, both of which can impair the inner shield of our resilience. Saliva is really the first defense to elevate our level…
Week of Sep 23 - Sep 29 2023
Week of Sep 30 - Oct 6 2023
Week of Oct 7 - Oct 13 2023

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Be Quiet, Be Heard

Presenter: Peter Glaser and Susan Glaser

Hidden Communication: Why People Hear What We Don’t  Say  A world of communication lurks below the surface of our awareness. When we are in conflict, this hidden dimension often catapults…
Week of Oct 14 - Oct 20 2023
Week of Oct 21 - Oct 27 2023
Week of Oct 28 - Nov 3 2023

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Acoustic Folk Concerts

Presenter: Amber Rubarth

Acoustic Folk Concerts + Q & A Join internationally-acclaimed folk songwriter Amber Rubarth for two intimate concerts of songs delving into the deeper meanings of life.   Workshop: Accessing Your…
Week of Nov 4 - Nov 10 2023
Week of Nov 11 - Nov 17 2023
Week of Nov 18 - Nov 24 2023

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Bone Up!

Presenter: Susan McCandless

Session 1: Discover 7 Surefire Ways to Power Up Your Bones Let’s get personal…I’m sharing a nutritionist’s perspective on lessons learned over the last decade, and you will go home…
Week of Nov 25 - Dec 1 2023

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Bone Up!

Presenter: Susan McCandless

Session 1: Discover 7 Surefire Ways to Power Up Your Bones Let’s get personal…I’m sharing a nutritionist’s perspective on lessons learned over the last decade, and you will go home…
Week of Dec 2 - Dec 8 2023
Week of Dec 9 - Dec 15 2023
Week of Dec 16 - Dec 22 2023
Week of Dec 23 - Dec 29 2023
Week of Dec 30 - Jan 5 2024
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