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Certified by HolyMama, who has repeatedly been nominated as one of the best holidays to take your child by publications such as The Huffington Post, The Telegraph, The Guardian and Smallish Magazine.
The Lotus Experience creates sacred space for mothers and children to deepen their connection with themselves, each other and the natural world.
Immersed in magical settings you will discover deep nourishment, a community of support and leave with a renewed sense of vitality.
Our retreats are an opportunity to have a full reset. To take some time to breathe and align with your true essence. Learn yoga and meditation practices that invite a deeper sense of balance into your life. Eat organic high vibe foods, get a massage or a facial, engage in creative play with your little one, and take some time for you, all while our team of nurturing caregivers take care of your children offering a conscious, loving approach.
The Lotus Experience is about creating a village, a place of support to promote deep nourishment body, mind, and spirit.
Enjoy a truly unique experience nestled in the serene redwoods at the top of Mt. Tamalpais on 10 private acres with stunning 180-degree water and mountain views.
This one of a kind 5 bedroom/ 5 bathroom sprawling split level contemporary house boasts almost 6,000 square feet of well-appointed luxury
Experience the bliss of self-care. Our skillfull therapists will engage your body, mind and spirit in nourishing activities to restore balance and ease to your life.
Comfort, sophistication, beauty. This one of a kind has a professionally curated art collection that gives MOMA a run for its money.
Our world class chef's will prepare meals to engage your senses in divine appreciation of food. High vibe, organic fare will inspire and delight your palate.
Step out into the heart of the Redwood forest. Guided hikes, spectacular waterfalls, deep connection with mother earth, this location is sure to blow your mind.
Write, read, soak in this gorgeous hot tub, enjoy the sauna or enjoy a tour of wine country - this space offers something for everyone.
From the moment you enter the property you are embraced by the Zen-like surroundings of what is certainly one of the most special places on Earth, the rugged redwood-studded coast of Northern California. Only 15, minutes to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, this property has several trails zigging and zagging through it populated by bikers and hikers journeying through Mt. Tam, Muir Woods, and Stinson Beach, all readily accessible from the property. The setting is Paradise in Nature. The house, built to blend into the mountain’s wooded landscape, is an open and spacious environment designed for entertaining. Appointed with the finest designer furnishings and a thoughtful yet eclectic collection of fine art and artifacts from throughout the space-time continuum, our home is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a nourishing retreat just minutes away from San Francisco. Beyond the essentials, this house has many amenities to be enjoyed such as the gym, the large hot tub with outdoor shower, and the tiered meditation garden where we encourage guests to pick sugar snap peas, strawberries, tomatoes, or whatever other seasonal treats may be sprouting from the earth.
Enjoy daily yoga practice, bodywork offerings, intimacy workshops, loving childcare, nourishing foods prepared by a world class chef and a deeper connection with others and Self.
what it means to be in sacred retreat with like-minded Moms receiving deep nourishment, support, and love.
Becoming a Mother is one of the most transformative experiences in a woman’s life. It is simultaneously joyful and demanding, a journey of the deepest love. Sometimes it is easy to give and give until you have little left for yourself. Maybe self-care is something you are really good at, maybe it is something that takes a back seat to everything else in your life. Each of us has our own way of adjusting to the demands of motherhood and each of us knows it takes a village. This is why The Lotus Experience was created.
We create a sacred container for you to deepen your connection with yourself, your children and the world around you. During this spacious week, you will find time to recharge, time to be in nature and time to engage in meaningful activities with your little one.
You will leave feeling refreshed, renewed and ready to embrace life as a Mom with new energy.
A rejuvenating getaway in a serene natural setting at one of California’s most magical places. Enjoy leisurely days in this “modern-day Shangri-La”. We will practice Womb Yoga, take time to rest and restore with sound healing, nature walks, bodywork services and sister circles. Enjoy homecooked vegetarian meals as you nourish both body and spirit. Your children, when not with you, will be with our loving and experienced care team exploring, playing and creating.
Dive into the heart of Gaia at a 20 acre permaculture farm in the center of Ojai. This beautiful setting helps you step out of time and into spaciousness.
Abundant flora and fauna surround you. The air is special as jasmine, citrus, sage and rosemary aromas abound. Enjoy a leisurely pace where you can cultivate deep serenity and connection with your little one.
Guided hikes and tours of this gorgeous avocado/ citrus permaculture farm, hot tub, natural sulfur hotsprings, swimming hole and a host of nature activities will be available to you.
Daily Yoga classes for Moms while kids are lovingly tended to by our amazing care team. Excursions, sister circles, and nature walks offer a rejuventating experience so you can return to your life refreshed and at ease.
Enjoy three meals per day mindfully prepared by our outstanding chef and his team. Local produce, nourishing kid friendly foods await you and your little ones.
Experience the beauty of sacred sisterhood with daily circles and a supportive environment that allow mothers to reconnect with their inner presence – connected, calm and serene.
Jeanette Sealy Founder - Certified Yoga Therapist
Jeanette Sealy has been a Mom for over 18 years. Her journey of healing led her to become a Yoga Therapist and Wellness Practitioner. The Lotus Experience was born of her own deep wish to create a community for Mothers. To create an environment where Moms can feel supported, nourished and at ease. A place to deepen their connection with themselves, their children and each other.
"I want to offer Moms a reset, a pause from the hectic pace of life in magical settings surrounded by nature and nourished with sacred healing practices, high vibe foods, and divine feminine wisdom."
Mandy Sunshine Comstock
Radiant Child Yoga Teacher
Mandy Sunshine is a homeschooling mother of three active boys. She is a firm believer that children bring wisdom to one’s spiritual growth. Mandy is continuously motivated to put into practice her studies of compassion and conscious discipline. Taught meditation by her father as a child, she was inspired early on to practice as well as share yoga and breathwork with others. Using a variety of experiences – from decades of surfing to serving in the Peace Corps to studying Environmental Anthropology to organic farming – Mandy has always shared her own love of learning with kids, individually and in groups. Her unique childhood-centered yoga classes are designed with connection, personal expression, and childhood development in mind.
Kripalu trained yoga Teacher, Reiki Practitioner and Thai Yoga Bodyworker, Chrissy has a healing touch. Her passion began working with special needs children as a public school teacher and evolved to include people of all ages. Using these beautiful practices, she is able to help her clients feel balanced, peaceful and aligned.
Special Guest Teacher
Tiffany Carole Pollard MS LAc, EAMP, draws on her background in science and naturopathic medicine, and merges this with her deep passion and developmental understanding of Chinese and energetic medicine. Tiffany is co-creator and instructor of Aroma Acupoint Therapy, creator of the Master Healer program, teaches seminars in The Treatment of Addictions and Energetic Medicine and The Treatment of Mental and Emotional Conditions with Essentials Oils, and taught Five-Element diagnosis and acupuncture at Bastyr University. She owns and directs Synergy Wellness Center a thriving clinic in Kirkland, Washington, is the creator of Aroma PediaPoint Therapy ™, as well as co-creator of Blue Dolphin Essential Oils for Kids, and the creator of the ground breaking Pediatrics and Essential Oils comprehensive virtual training. She’s one of the top authorities on the use of essential oils in pediatrics. Tiffany is a published author of Chinese and Energetic Medicine articles, adjunct faculty at Bastyr University, and has been practicing the art and science of energetic medicine professionally for over 16 years at her clinic outside Seattle W.A,
Tiffany is a “teacher of teachers” taking under her wings the gifted, sensitive leaders of today and with whole heart in service, incubating their gestations and births of brilliance. She busts out of old and constricting paradigms without disrespecting our ancestral past. And she does this for the sake of all souls, that they may sprout, grow, flower and bloom into the divine blueprint of their seed. That we may all become our most natural, unencumbered selves.
Always the shutterbug, Chris’s dedication to capturing memories with an artful eye has only expanded over the years. In the midst of transitioning from 26 years of working as an engineer with NASA, he is currently preparing for retirement this summer. His years of work on space shuttle payloads and the International Space Station assembly offer a unique technical know-how of electronic equipment. His wide-angle approach to capturing images allows him to apply a complex technical understanding with a natural ease and sociability.
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