Yosemite Wellness & Spa Retreat January 16 - 19, 2015 Elevate your level of rejuvenation at one of the premier Northern California spa retreats. Tenaya Lodge's second annual Wellness & Spa Retreat has even more healthful education and true Yosemite fun built into every moment. Spend this weekend learning how to live a healthier lifestyle including unique exercise classes, events with Tenaya's chefs and interactive sessions with some of the industry’s most influential leaders, including Editor-in-Chief for American Spa magazine, Julie Keller Callaghan. Combine all of this with guided hikes and activities set amongst the splendor that Tenaya Lodge and Yosemite have to offer. Another fantastic Wellness & Spa Retreat has ended. Please check back in the autumn for details on the 2016 retreat. They get better every year! To get an idea of everything included in our retreat, read below for the 2015 package details. Retreat Packages Include FRIDAY, JANUARY 16 Arrive/Check-in at leisure 6:00 p.m. - Welcome reception with wine and hors d'oeuvres SATURDAY, JANUARY 17 7:00 a.m. - Group Yoga with Kimberly Rossi Breakfast on own 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Interactive Educational Sessions: Drums Alive with Alexandra Williams & 7 Movement Habits to Improve Your Brain with Kymberly Williams Lunch included 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Interactive Educational Sessions: Farm-To-Table and Beyond with Kimberly Parry & Tenaya's Chef 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Spa Treatments and Free Time 6:30 p.m. - Tea Pairing Dinner (see menu below) with Keynote Speaker Julie Keller Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of American Spa magazine SUNDAY, JANUARY 18 8:00 a.m. - Guided Nature Hike Breakfast on own 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Interactive Educational Sessions: Interactive History of Soap Making with Monique Taylor, ABC Workout - Abs, Butts and Core & Right and Wrong Exercise Moves with Kymberly Williams Lunch included 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion with all Presenters 4:00 p.m. - Cooking Class and Wine Tasting with Tenaya's Chef (see menu below - included with three-night package only) 6:30 p.m. - Dinner and Wine Tasting with all presenters (see menu below - included with three-night package only) MONDAY, JANUARY 19 Enjoy a late 2:00 p.m. Check-out (Three-night package only) Saturday, January 17 - Tea Pairing Dinner Menu Sample menu. Items are subject to change. Matcha Tea Course Matcha Ceviche with scallop and shrimp. Garnish to include matcha gelee, tapioca pearls, candied lemon, cilantroo sprigs, tarragon sprigs, avocado Oolong Tea Course Oolong foam with tea brined smoked sturgeon, roasted golden beet, pickled parsnip Hojicha Tea Course Duck spring roll with Hojicha dipping sauce Jasmine Tea Course Jasmine pearl black rice pudding with Chinese five spice coconut ice cream Sunday, January 18 - Cooking Class & Wine Tasting Learn how to create... Dark Chocolate Pots de Creme, Cream Puff Pastry & Chocolate Ganache Dinner Menu Menu to include... Salad, Halibut and Desserts from the Cooking Class Retreat Speakers About Keynote Speaker Julie Keller Callaghan As the Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of American Spa magazine, Julie helms the industry's leading publication for spa professionals. She travels the world attending and speaking at travel, beauty and spa shows and reporting on top spas and resorts. She recently received her Spa and Hospitality Management Certificate from the University of California, Irvine and has led her team to win several prestigious editorial and design awards. She is also a longtime freelance writer specializing in spa, beauty, health, wellness, travel, art, and entertainment. About Fun and Fit Get practical exercise advice, your fitness questions answered, and cutting edge health edu-tainment that is accessible and doable from long time fitness experts, Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA. We have taught on land, sea, and airwaves for 3 decades on 4 continents. From writing to speaking, emceeing to hosting a radio show, reviewing products to teaching classes, we believe that little steps turn into big paths. Move a little more than the day before. FitFluential Ambassadors and award-winners both online and off. About Kimberly Parry Organics Kimberly Parry Organics creates luxurious spa products that harness the power of botanicals and aromatherapy to provide gentle yet effective results. We formulate to the highest USDA certification standards; our spa products are USDA certified organic and made fresh to order at our San Clemente, CA manufacturing facility. About Nez Tokugawa The Tea Docent is not a doctor or scientist but rather a Sage who shares Wisdom, Rituals and Beliefs that have existed for thousands of years to help guide you through a lifestyle of healthy living. The Tea Docents believe strongly all things are connected so we partner with farmers and producers who share our values and are guided by a deep respect for the planet. Chado-En generously supports non-profits focused on wellness through education and leadership. About Monique Taylor, owner of Tioga Soap Company For over 20 years Tioga Soap Company has been devoted to providing good quality soaps for clients who care about what they put on their skin. We are a member of the international soap and cosmetic makers guild and make our soaps here in the mountain area. About Executive Chef Clabaugh Chef Frederick Clabaugh conducts highly interactive culinary classes for Tenaya guests and the public. His basic approach, technique used and fun personality are what the groups enjoy and return for. Chef's knowledge of food and wine pairing embraces freshness, flavor, method, and passion for what he is cooking in the moment.