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spring 2018

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Spring 2018 Retreat: Middleburg, VA

Friday, May 11th - Sunday, May 13th

Final Registration Deadline: Midnight, April 20th, 2018

Treat yourself to a weekend of self care and some well-deserved indulgence this spring. This retreat is perfect for friends, couples, or anyone looking for a chance to take a break from their everyday to unwind and recharge. All levels of yogi are welcome, including beginners!

Join Alia to soak up springtime at the beautiful Goodstone Inn in Middleburg, VA - just an hour’s drive from DC. The weekend will include four yoga practices, gourmet breakfasts featuring goodies from the Goodstone's own working farm, a private catered dinner (and the Goodstone's renowned wine list), and plenty of time to enjoy the property’s gorgeous grounds and amenities, or the many activities available in and near Middleburg.

Every detail has been arranged, and the Goodstone staff will make you feel like royalty. All you have to do is show up with your yoga mat - we'll take care of the rest!

Read on for details.

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The Agenda.

*All outdoor activities are weather-permitting. In case of uncooperative weather, we have a beautiful indoor space reserved as backup.


| Arrive & Check in at the Goodstone Inn anytime after 3pm

|8pm - 8:30pm: Poolside Welcome Reception with Tea & Housemade Treats

|8:30pm - 10pm: Candlelight Yoga Practice + Intention-Setting (Guided Journaling)


|9am - 10am: Morning Yoga Practice

|10am - 11am: Private Breakfast Buffet

|11am - 6pm: Free Time - Explore, Reflect, Relax

(See below for info on the many on- and off- site amenities and activities available)

|2pm - 3pm: Poolside Gourmet S'mores Bar on the Goodstone Grounds

|3pm - 5pm: Daily Tea in the Goodstone Carriage House

|6pm - 7:15pm: Sunset Yoga Practice

|8pm: Private Farm to Table Dinner in the Gardens


|9am - 10am: Morning Yoga Practice

|10am - 11am: Private Breakfast Buffet

|12pm: Farewell Circle

The Details.

The Property

Steeped in history, this gorgeous, secluded property features 6 stone cottages scattered across 200+ acres of rolling hills. The main house is an old stable that has been converted into a stunning restaurant complete with floor-to-ceiling windows, a great room that is simultaneously cozy and grand thanks to its magnificent stone fireplace, and four luxurious guest suites. The Goodstone's own working farm provides the kitchen with fresh eggs and produce daily; the Inn's cuisine is truly farm-to-table at its finest. 

The Yoga

Weather-permitting, we will practice yoga every day under the majestic wisteria vines that arch over the entryway to the property’s beautiful heated pool. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we will practice in one of the property’s many gorgeous indoor spaces. Each practice will be tailored to the time of day, in addition to the overall mood and level of the group. And of course, each practice will follow the ESY vinyasa flow style and structure that you know and love!

The Guest Rooms

Based on your occupancy preference, you will be assigned to one of the Inn's luxurious rooms or suites in either the Carriage House, the Spring House, or the Dutch Cottage. All rooms are beautifully furnished with a queen-sized bed, private en-suite bathroom, and delightful extras like fluffy featherbeds and cozy bathrobes. Nightly turndown service is provided each evening. More details available at

The (Other) Activities

During your free time, the options abound. In addition to the magical pool, the Goodstone’s sweeping property contains a number of hiking and biking trails, as well as a creek that is great for canoeing. The Inn provides bikes and canoes for guest use at no charge. You can also just relax by the pool, in the gardens, on the deck of your house, or in the Great Room. 


Off-site, the options are endless. Visit one of the nearby wineries, take in a round of golf at one of the many nearby courses, book a horseback ride through Virginia’s famed horse country, or just explore charming downtown Middleburg. And the famous Salamander Resort is mere minutes away, should you wish to explore their offerings as well. 

The Food

Of course, since Alia is planning this retreat, delicious food will feature heavily into the itinerary!

Our private breakfast buffet will be served in one of our cottages each morning after our first yoga practice of the day. Breakfast at the Goodstone features a number of mouthwatering options, including their famous croissants and pastries (made in-house), eggs laid that very morning by the chickens of the Goodstone Inn’s working farm, and produce grown in their gardens. You’re welcome to meet the animals and tour the farm and gardens Sunday after breakfast if you’d like!


Saturday evening, we’ll enjoy a farm-to-table dinner in the Goodstone's gorgeous restaurant. Their wine list is legendary, and you are welcome to add wine pairings to your dinner if you'd like!


There will be a plenty of other culinary delights sprinkled throughout the weekend. See the Agenda above for more info!


Pricing Options, Deadlines, & Details

*****Final Registration Deadline: Midnight, April 20th, 2018*****

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All of the Goodstone Inn's spacious rooms feature one queen-sized bed and a private en-suite bathroom. 

More property details available at:

Single Occupancy: $1,350

Double Occupancy*: $850 per person

Please note: double occupancy guests must share a bed. If you prefer a suite with two separate beds (one of which will be a pullout sofa), there will be an extra charge of $200 for the weekend (so an extra $100 per person). The Goodstone only has three suites with a second pullout bed, and they are available first come, first serve. If you are interested in a suite with two beds, please email before booking to ensure that there is still a two-bed suite available. 

*We are unable to provide you with a roommate. If you wish to choose the Double Occupancy option, you must already have a roommate lined up. Upon purchasing your reservation, you will receive a confirmation email with a link where you can provide us with the name of your roommate. We will NOT reserve a room for you until both roommates have purchased their respective reservations, so we recommend purchasing simultaneously.

Give the Gift of Bliss!

Purchase a reservation as a gift for a loved one and earn yourself an infinite number of brownie points. Contact to arrange this. 

Attendance Policy

If we do not have at least 4 rooms booked for this retreat by April 20th, 2018, the retreat will be cancelled and any registered clients will receive a full refund.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • If you need to cancel for any reason BEFORE April 20th, 2018, you will receive a full refund minus a $150 admin fee.

  • If you need to cancel for any reason AFTER April 20th, 2018, no refunds, transfers, or credits will be issued under any circumstances.

  • If the event is canceled by the studio for any reason, you will be refunded fully.

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