July at Rancho La Puerta - Rancho La Puerta

July at Rancho La Puerta

“What you seek is seeking you.” -Rumi

Rancho La Puerta has a long history of helping people unplug from their daily routines and distractions to discover the wealth within themselves.  Creating space to connect within has been at the core of Rancho La Puerta’s mission since our first guest arrived in 1940. Give yourself a gift of inner-connection and join us for one of these beautiful weeks.

June 29 – July 5

Our Revolutionary Future Has Already Begun with Jamie Metzl, Ph.D.

Genetic analysis is already being used to target gene therapies to treat cancer and other diseases.  Join futurist, author, and Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council Dr. Jamie Metzl for three lectures on the current and future use of genetic testing and breakthroughs. He’ll help you prepare for the future and explain what role the government, companies, and individuals must take today. More.

July 6 – 12

Tales from the Medical Tent with Dr. Brandee Waite

Dr. Brandee Waite is a sports medicine physician with experience as the team physician for the U.S. track and field program, the Sacramento Kings, and an alumnus of the fitness staff at Rancho La Puerta. She’ll tell stories about experiences in the Medical Tent at marathons and ultramarathons. She also leads workshops to help you prepare for running your race, volunteering at one, or how to pack and navigate airports as you head out for international travel. More.

July 13 – 19

Jazz Week with Simon Nabatov and his Trio


The Nabatov trio has been called “an eight-course feast of a concert,” and a “rhythmic wonderland,” by Jazz critics on All About Jazz. Join us in the Oaktree Pavilion for an exciting series of concerts during our 3rd Annual Jazz @ The Ranch Week. 

July 20 – 26

Cooking with Raghavan Iyer

Come learn the nuances of layering spices, heat, and cooking with the freshest ingredients with celebrated author, educator, and writer Raghavan Iyer. Don’t know the difference between hot and spicy? These classes are for you either way. Whether you are new to cooking or a well-seasoned chef, Raghavan’s class will add spice to your life. More.

July 27 – August 2

Family Week has a fantastic supporting cast, from DJ’s, to artists, to fitness experts dedicated to helping you and your family build positive memories and deepen your relationships. This is one of our most popular weeks, so bring your favorite pool floaty and join us for a week celebrating family. More.

Let one of our experience planners help you plan the perfect week.