Ayurveda Spring Cleanse Retreat

Kate O’Donnell and Rich Ray

May 11–17, 2019

Tuition $275 + 6 nights

Kate O’Donnell

Rich Ray

This program has been canceled. 


Spend 5 days in a pristine mountain environment learning about and living the Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle. This 5-day retreat begins each day with gentle yoga for the season, breathing exercises, and meditation. Days include free time for being in nature, 3 cleansing yet nourishing meals, and two lectures daily on the Ayurveda diet and lifestyle by author Kate O’Donnell, and awareness-boosting for mindful daily living with Rich Ray.

Kate O’Donnell

Kate O’Donnell is an author, lecturer, and senior yoga teacher. She is the author of two Shambhala books, The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook, and Everyday Ayurveda Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind: 100 Sattvic Recipes. An Ayurvedic Practitioner and Ashtanga yoga teacher, Kate is on faculty for Kripalu School of Ayurveda and Boston Ayurveda School. She travels to India annually for study and teaches internationally. An avid interest in the healing powers of food have inspired her study and practice of the ancient arts of Ayurveda and yoga for more than twenty years. She teaches trainings, cooking classes, seasonal cleanses, and retreats when she isn’t practicing yoga, writing, or having a chai.

Rich Ray

Rich Ray brings over 20 years of Yoga and meditation practice to his workshops assisting students in their search for the expanding experience of freedom. He is a level 2 authorized Ashtanga teacher and has 4 years of silent monastic training with a Roshi n the Soto Zen tradition. www.richraymeditation.com

Program Details

Registration takes place from 2 - 5 pm on your program start date. All participants and volunteer staff must check in at our Guest Registration house. Please arrive before 5 pm to check in and settle into your accommodations. Your program begins with dinner, followed by an orientation. The Guest Registration house closes at 5 pm after which no one is available to provide information or orient you to your accommodations. All programs usually end at 12:30 pm on the program's departure date, followed by lunch. Further specifics regarding your program's schedule will be available upon arrival. If applicable, you will receive an email from the program coordinator in the week prior to your program with any additional information you may need.