Calendar - Rancho La Puerta


Fiesta Mexicana

Elena Durán will introduce and play with Edgar Ibarra a selection of the most popular Mexican songs accompanied by clips from the Golden Age of Mexican movies, featuring some of…

August 24, 2019

Inner Fitness: Healthy Deviance

Intro to Healthy Deviance: From Chronic Depletion to Empowered Flow The nature of the Unhealthy Default Reality (our real-life version of “The Matrix”); the vicious cycle it creates for health…

December 14, 2019

Living Awake: Grief, Grace and Gratitude

Katheryn and Lilli have created presentations designed for: intentionally cultivating curiousity; connecting more deeply with your self; and experiencing the benefits of greater depth of presence. Embedded in these offerings…

November 30, 2019

Iyengar Yoga Week

Join Kim in a week-long exploration of Iyengar Yoga. Iyengar Yoga is a method that is approachable and accessible to all levels of student. It is is a complete system…

November 16, 2019

Trail Running

Tom and Donnie Flahavan have been running, competing and coaching for over 30 years. Their coaching style is fun, educational and they have introduced hundreds of people of various levels…

November 7, 2020

All Weeks

Week of Feb 15, 2020

Chamber Music Festival Opening Night

Presenter: Artistic Director Monique Mead

Carnegie Hall comes to Rancho La Puerta with an all-star cast of charismatic musicians who will stage a week of unforgettable music experiences that integrate into the unique rhythm of the…

Chamber Music Festival- All Piano

Presenter: Jon Kimura Parker

“Acclaimed piano virtuoso Jon Kimura Parker performs dramatic ballades of Chopin, the charming Rondo alla Turca by Mozart, some of his favorite encores, and a smattering of jazz!” Concerto Chat…

Chamber Music Festival- Best of Beethoven

Presenter: Miró Quartet

Best of Beethoven Join the celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with the Miro Quartet, touring this season with Beethoven’s complete cycle of 16 String Quartets.  This program features highlights from…

Chamber Music Festival- Hike and Concert

Presenter: Miró Quartet

Cabaret at La Cocina Hike (or ride) to the organic gardens and enjoy a nature-inspired concert with the Miro Quartet featuring Mozart’s “The Hunt,” Puccini’s “Chrysanthemums,” and Unger’s “Ashokan Farewell.”

Chamber Music Festival- Virtuoso Finale

Presenter: Jon Kimura Parker, Chee-Yun, Monique Mead, Aloysia Friedmann, Alex Greenbaum

Virtuoso Finale The festival concludes with dazzling virtuosity in a program featuring violin virtuoso, Chee-Yun with Jon Kimura Parker, and their festival friends. Artists: Jon Kimura Parker, Chee-Yun, Monique Mead,…

Raja Yoga, The Authentic Practice

Presenter: Dr. Mehrad Nazari

Our true nature is joy! Unveiling the joy (jewel) within through this authentic and time-tested classical style of Raja Yoga, which is inclusive of all Yogas.  It combines the flowing…


Presenter: Michele Hebert

Michele Hébert is a Raja Yoga Master Teacher, meditation guide, award-winning author, and founder of the first meditation-based stress management program at the renowned Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. …