About

Connect, align, and immerse.

Foundations of Yoga is thoughtfully designed for yogis who wish to deepen their practice and relax, rejuvenate, and renew for a weekend. Come solo or with your friends. Return back to basics and simplicity of being. Connect to what is truly important to you. Dive deep into your yoga practice, and explore therapeutic vinyasa, restorative yoga, yoga nidra, breathing practices, and mindfulness practices. Discover purpose and presence by connecting with nature, rejuvenating at the spa, and forming meaningful friendships with like-minded individuals.

Discover balance in mind and body, and enliven your spirit on this weekend getaway in the beautiful, red canyon mountains of Manitou Springs. Enjoy the serenity of our spacious and historic accommodations at SunMountain Center, including all farm-fresh, organic meals. All retreat attendees receive an informative practice guide to help integrate the retreat materials into their lives after the retreat.

In partnership with LC Yoga

Led by Kaity Rose, C-IAYT

 
 
Sun Mountain Center

Sun Mountain Center

This retreat was life changing and such a beautiful opportunity to connect with self and nature, and to recharge.
— Jackie, 2018 Participant

Itinerary

All events on the schedule are subject to change.

Thursday

3:00pm Check-in

3:45pm SunMountain Farm Tour & Orientation

6:00pm Dinner

7:00pm Welcome Evening & Yoga Practice

Friday

6:30am Morning Glow Vinyasa

8:00am Breakfast

9:30am Full Body Mudra: Alignment & Posture Workshop

12:00pm Lunch

5:00pm Restorative Yoga

6:00pm Dinner

7:30pm Group Soak at SunWater Spa

Saturday

6:30am Morning Glow Vinyasa

8:00am Breakfast

9:30am Freedom of Spirit: Breathwork Immersion

12:00pm Lunch

5:00pm Gentle Yoga & Yoga Nidra

6:00pm Dinner

8:00pm Fire Ceremony & Tea

Sunday

7:00am Morning Glow Vinyasa

8:00am Breakfast

9:00am Integration & Deep Rest: Introduction to Meditation

11:00am Check-out and lunch to-go

Group yoga lesson at Yoga Retreat in Colorado

Accommodation and Rates

Colorado Yoga Retreat accommodation

SunMountain Center & SunWater Spa

SunMountain Center is a historic bed-and-breakfast and wellness and yoga retreat venue, featuring two historic homes in a natural environment for guests to delve further into their consciousness and practice through yoga, the arts, timeless teachings, and farm-to-table cuisine


Rates

Early Bird Special: $150 off until April 1st, 2019 with coupon code "EARLYBIRD" at checkout

Price is dependent on room choice and double versus single occupancy.

  • Quad Room (4 Person): $1069 (Early Bird: $889)

  • Shared Suite (2-3 Person): $1129 (Early Bird: $939)

  • Private Suite (1-2 Person): $1639 (Early Bird: $1399)


My intention was rest (in addition to spending precious time with my daughter) and I feel rest in my body, mind and spirit. I feel refreshed and encouraged.
— Emlea, 2017 Participant

Meet The Leader

Kaity Rose, C-IAYT

Yoga retreat instructor, Kaity Rose of Wild Earth Yoga

Kaity Rose, C-IAYT is the founder of Wild Earth Yoga Therapy and owner of LC Yoga. Kaity helps women heal from anxiety, pain, and trauma through Yoga Therapy. 

Kaity guides students in deepening their connection with body, mind, nature, and life-force. She integrates nature connection, meditation, breathwork, functional movement, life-coaching, and meaningful ceremony into her offerings.

Kaity offers global yoga retreats, teacher trainings, and online Yoga Therapy sessions in addition to her workshops and classes. She specializes in trauma-informed yoga therapy, yoga for stress resiliency and anxiety, and functional movement therapy. She thrives working with special populations, such as seniors, trauma survivors, or those who struggle with mental health.

Kaity has received her credentials from Kripalu School of Yoga and Ayurveda, Integrative Yoga Therapy, and Naropa University.

Colorado yoga retreat activities, hiking
 

What's Included?

  • Spacious shared or private accommodations at SunMountain Center, a stunning early 20th-century retreat lodge, in view of the Rocky Mountains and Pikes Peak ($450-$1020 value)

  • 2-hr access pass to SunWater Spa’s divine mineral spring soaking tubs and sauna ($20 value)

  • Delicious farm-fresh, organic meals made with ingredients from SunMountain’s on-site farm, prepared by the in-house Chef. Gluten-free and vegan options available upon request. ($230 value)

  • Located .5 mile from beautiful hiking trails at Garden of the Gods, with many more hiking opportunities in the nearby area. Guided hiking excursion and walking meditation. ($30 value)

  • Daily assortment of yoga workshops and classes designed to take your practice to the next level ($350 value)

  • A practice guide to bring what you learn back home with you ($40 value)

  • A weekend of tranquillity, peace and connection (priceless)

Not Included:

  • Flights and Travel Expenses

  • Spa Fees or Excursion Services

  • Additional Meals (aside from the 3 daily provided)


Meals

Farm Fresh Vegetarian Meals
“In the kitchen at SunMountain Center, we prepare vegetarian, gluten-free, and organic meals for all of our bed and breakfast and retreat guests. We utilize the biodynamic agriculture of the property with an emphasis on creating healing cuisine. Incorporating foods from the farm and our kitchen garden, as well as making use of the local mineral water ensures the highest quality and intention goes into each and every meal prepared here. 

At SunMountain Center, we are committed to consciously growing our own food in a sustainable way so that we may live in harmony with Mother Earth. The kitchen staff strives to create food that is not only meant to be healthy but also beautiful and appeals to all the senses.”

Food at the Colorado yoga retreat

Sunwater Spa:

“We invite you to experience the healing waters that make our location so unique; the life-giving Sun, the Earth, our native healing plants, and the practices of the indigenous cultures that have thrived on this land. SunWater Spa features mineral-water soaking in cedar tubs and offers spa treatments, and yoga, movement and meditation classes and events.”

Services Include:

  • Traditional massage

  • Couples therapies

  • Surya Facials

  • Specialty Therapies

  • Aquatic Therapies

  • Body Treatments

  • Waxing

Yoga retreat spa activities Colorado

Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs is a quaint mountain town nestled at the base of Pikes Peak. Filled with eclectic shops, art galleries composed of pieces by local artists, and creekside restaurants, Manitou Springs is brimming with opportunities to entertain people of all interests and from all walks of life.


It has been a long time since I have felt peaceful and relaxed and this retreat helped me get back to that place. It was good for my body, my soul, and my heart.
— Retreat Participant, 2017

Cancellation Policy:

If cancellation takes place more than 90 days prior to your departure date any payments made will be refunded minus a $500 deposit. If cancellation takes place between 60-90 days prior to your departure, 50% of the trip price will be forfeited. If cancellation takes place less than 60 days prior to your departure date, 100% of the trip price will be forfeited.

LC YOGA reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary by our team, trip leaders, teachers or partners. In the rare case of a cancellation on the part of LC YOGA (due to political unrest, dangerous weather, or low sign-ups)  we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund of your funds. We encourage all participants to purchase travel insurance and highly suggest you purchase “cancel for any reason” to protect against the rare chance of cancellation.

All prices are per/person and include a non-refundable deposit of $500, which you have already paid within the retreat cost. Important: If you do not submit full payment 60 days before the retreat, and do not cancel your registration or respond to our communication, LC Yoga retains the right to charge the remaining balance due to the credit card provided and release your spot. Any amount forfeited, which has not then been paid to LC Yoga by you, will be recovered from you by LC Yoga as a debt due and payable. Consider travel insurance to protect the costs of your trip in the case of injury, illness or inability to attend for other reasons.