3 Days Northwest Yoga Feast Yoga Retreat in Idaho, USA

Idaho Yoga Retreat USA

This retreat promises an incredible and diverse group of teachers from varying backgrounds and practices from all over the Northwest, in addition to a variety of artists and musicians. As much as this is an incredible yoga and culinary experience, most importantly, it remains to be about the people. An ever-growing community and what you would consider now, family. You will continue to strive to provide you a captivating weekend of enrichment for the body, mind, heart, and spirit. Cultivating awareness in your practice and bringing positive vibrations to your ever challenged planet can only help to encourage peace, love, and freedom to all who walk its soil. The goal in offering this weekend-long event is to inspire well-being and to build community spirit here in the Northwest.

Retreat highlights

  • Vinyasa yoga classes
  • Acro yoga performances
  • Varied yoga related workshops
  • Welcome and closing ceremonies
  • All vegetarian and vegan meals
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Musical performances

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

During this retreat, you will be staying in a RV or camping in The Eureka Retreat Center. The property is set up primarily for tent camping. However, North West Yoga Fest has several locations suitable for RV or car camping without hook-ups. They provide several portable bathroom facilities with hand washing stations and plenty of drinking water is always on hand.

The camping areas are within a short walk to the Garden House and Main Stage. The organic garden offers an abundance of food and allows visitors a place to sit and a enjoy the beauty of nature's bounty. Camping is included in your event fee, however, cook-stoves are not allowed. There is plenty of tent camping available.

For groups or individuals that may be interested in one of the wall tents please contact the Eureka Institute for rates and availability. If you have an RV please contact North West Yoga Fest ahead of time so that they may reserve you a space. Hook ups are not available and generators are not allowed, so charge those batteries!

Additional accommodations

If camping is not your thing, there are a couple of other options for you listed below. If you are interested in exploring the opportunity please contact North West Yoga Fest's office by phone or email to confirm availability.

Master bedroom

The master bedroom of a spacious three bedroom home with a private bath includes a beautiful soaker tub. You would be sharing the entire home with two other couples but would have access to the kitchen, living room, as well as laundry.

Private room

This bedroom comes with a full bed, is totally private and uses a shared bath arrangement. You would also be sharing the entire home with two other couples but would have access to the kitchen, living room, as well as laundry.

Bunkhouse

This cabin can sleep four in twin beds for that comfy dorm style living. Close proximity to the dining area and garden house.

Other facilities

Shower facilities

There are two exquisite outdoor showers with hot a cold running water. Water is precious so please conserve. North West Yoga Fest also has the famous "pull chain solar shower" for those that want a quick wake up! Lake Pend Orielle is only minutes away and is some of the purest waters in the Northwest. Saturday afternoon is a great time to make that run for the beach!

Carpool and park

There is plenty of parking available. You will be given a cart to transport your gear to the campground. Carts are limited so please make sure you return the cart to the check-in area. Attempting to keep the carbon footprint to a minimum please try to carpool when possible. North West Yoga Fest is happy to help coordinate folks who are coming from the same region or along a similar route. Please contact North West Yoga Fest's office and they can pass along contact information for those who are looking to carpool.

The Eureka Institute USA Yoga Retreat Itinerary

Instructors

Dub Sutra
Dub Sutra is a downtempo sound healing project featuring worldwide influences of live instruments, breakbeats, electro-dub reggae, and harmonious chanting that is perfect for chill out, meditation, and yoga. ​Dub Sutra is the collaborative project of husband and wife producers, Chris and Charlotte Proud, and their worldly array of poets and guest musicians including the work of John Mark Aladeen, Priya Deepika, Tiger Moon, and Dr. Maya Angelou just to name a few. Their music has been featured in numerous publications including Spirituality & Health Magazine, and LA Yoga Magazine.
Brietta Leader
Brietta is a teacher of dance in its many forms of healing, prayer, play, and conditioning. She grew up as a dancer and discovered her path as a healing artist 16 years ago while traveling in Asia. Her years of study as a conscious dance leader and mentor for Soul Motion® began to blend with 15 years as a Nia® teacher, massage therapist, shamanic student, devoted yogi, pranic healer, reiki practitioner, apprentice to mother-nature, energy enthusiast, and performer. All of which contributed to WildCore’s development.
Katherine Trelstad
Katie has been a yoga practitioner and yidaki dijeridoo player since 1998. She has a background in dance, music, and musical theater and has worked as a vocalist, performer, and sound healer for most of her life. She holds an interdisciplinary Master's Degree from Antioch University. Katie currently serves as Program Director at The Eureka Institute.and Assistant Professor at Cornish College of the Arts.
Trisha Wilson ​Nelson
A yoga teacher since 2005, Trisha creates a safe space in which to learn, play, heal, and grow. Her classes combine technique and alignment with the celebration of heart and spirit. Her practice is a balance of strength and softness; discipline and delight; contemplation and creative expression.
Erin Wert
Her exploration into yoga began in 2001 at Harmony Yoga Spokane. The serenity and joy she experienced after practice instantly drew her in and the Iyengar-based focus on alignment melded with yogic philosophy set a strong foundation for my blossoming practice. In 2012, she completed her first 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training and began teaching immediately. She has since completed a Baptiste-inspired Power Yoga training and in 2016 completed Mark Stephens 300-hour Teacher Training in Santa Cruz, CA.
Nancy Burtenshaw
Nancy has been a dedicated and passionate yoga practitioner since 2000 and a teacher since 2007. In 2011, she opened Nourish Yoga in Moscow, Idaho where she was studio owner, director, and lead teacher for over five years helping create a vibrant community that continues today. Over the years Nancy has completed numerous immersions and teacher trainings and has been blessed to have trained with highly skilled and insightful teachers including Baron Baptiste, Tiffany Wood, Christina Sell, Darren Rhodes, Jason Crandell and Noah Maze.
Holly Walker
Holly Walker grew up on a farm in a glacial valley just outside of the small town of Sandpoint, ID where she now raises her two children. She is in her 11th year of teaching high school art at Forrest Bird Charter School. Although small town life is where she thrives, Holly has spent much time adventuring to the far corners of the world including Bali, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, France, and most often: Mexico. An avid artist, Holly leads classes, workshops, retreats, and private sessions.
Gypsy Divas
Gypsy Diva's Dance Troupe offers a blend of unique styles, costumes, music and expression that touches their audience at the level of soul. Their most recent themes have been connected to inspirations from the elements, embodying water, earth, fire and ‘Air’. Gypsy Diva's is made up of local women dancers from Sandpoint and have held a core of 6 with rotating 3-5 women, and usually includes a mother-to-be. Having been a troupe for over 9 years, the Diva's have built loving relationships and a devotion to this ancient art of dance.
Mahapurna
Yoga Acharyas (M.Y.) John William Bauld (MahaDeva) & Shonna Brown (Annapurna) teach classical yoga and are musicians who spread the love that they hold in their hearts for Bhakti (the yoga of loving devotion). John and Shonna are regular presenters at retreat centers, yoga conferences and festivals such as Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts; BhaktiFest in Joshua Tree, California; the Toronto International Yoga Conference & Show; and Toronto's Global Yogathon in Dudas Square.
Gaia and Shannon Rei
They have teamed up combining over 25 years of sound healing, energy-healing and environmental crystal grid activations. They currently facilitate remote healing sessions, private energy work sessions, sound and crystal grid treatments as well as group healings. Within their time of working together, they have discovered the power and effectiveness of our remote work through unconditional love and the unification with source/creator as well as the unity of the male/female aspects.
Nathan Zavalney
Nathan has been practicing yoga for the last 21 years, and finds a natural ease in working as a musical accompanist for yoga and other movement. He brings a nuanced sensitivity in following the direction that a teacher is taking a class, and an ability to create organic, dynamic, multi-layered soundscapes over extended periods of time. Nathan is also owner/director of the Missoula Childbloom Guitar Program, a music education program that provides lessons to 200 Missoula youth.
Ara Lyman
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Yoga)
Ara's initial experience with yoga was very physical. In 2002 after experiencing painful tendonitis in her hamstrings, she sought yoga as relief. Within her first month of regular practice, she knew yoga would always be a part of her life. She began her practice in 2002 as a student of Alison Rubin at Harmony Yoga in Spokane. Alison’s teachings in the Iyengar style continue to influence her instruction. Adherence to precision, finding a healthy sustainable way of accessing the postures and respect for the roots and philosophy of yoga.
Jason Bear Oakes
Jason Bear is a global consciousness advocate, gravity-provocateur, and mindful daily practitioner of the eight limbs of yoga. A trusted leader in facilitating the art of connection, Jason has certified as an instructor with both AcroYoga INTERNATIONAL and YogaBeyond with experience teaching adults, families, and children how to safely play and make shapes together. A passionate student of all 6 principle systems of yoga, resonating most in order: Jnana Raja Bhakti Karma Hatha & Tantra.
Betsy Shilling
She has been described as “equal parts anatomy nerd, athlete, and goddess”, which she is totally ok with. Supporting your growth in mind, body, and spirit is her passion and joy! As your yoga teacher, she provides a safe, inspiring, and playful space for you to feel, explore, learn, and heal. She offers classes, workshopsm and teacher trainings throughout Seattle, as well as local and global retreats and events specializing in Myofascial Release, Yoga Tune Up®, and Prana Flow, inspired Vinyasa. She first began practicing the ancient healing arts as a child, studying and teaching martial arts.
Terilyn Wire
Terilyn Wyre's yogic path has been strongly influenced by her many years as a healer, priestess and seeker. Terilyn sees yoga as a way to express her spirituality, love, joy and liberation and to gather and hold sacred space. Her desire to share that with others led her to teaching. Terilyn is all about COMMUNITY! This passion and commitment shines through in every class that she teaches and in her every interaction.
Lila Pierce Brown
A Yoga teacher for over 15 years and a passionate teacher of teachers, Lila is dedicated to the experience of Yoga; a union and skillful engagement with Life. And to sharing this with the amazing practitioners she continues to meet on her journey. One of her joys is to guide practitioners into a space of true transformation, encouraging them to discover, honor and gracefully reveal their most authentic nature through the practice of yoga, evolutionary astrology, meditation, and their overall approach to life.
Drea Phoenix
Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Yoga)
Drea Pheonix has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She completed her Teacher Training at the Byron Bay Yoga Center in Australia in 2006 and has been teaching ever since. Drea's classes can be described as dynamic and challenging yet joyful and nurturing. She teaches Vinyasa Flow, Prenatal and Yin Yoga. She is passionate about yoga and sharing her knowledge to empower others' mind, body and soul. Drea is a certified 500 HR Yoga Teacher and is Registered with Yoga Alliance.
Tina Templeman
Chronic pain was Tina’s first yoga teacher. Like many students in her class and patients in her massage practice, she discovered the power and joy of yoga as an antidote to injury; and in her case, an alternative to surgery. Beginning in 1999, Tina embarked on a journey to learn the art and science of yoga. Simultaneously, she studied to become a licensed massage therapist (LMP). Her early focus was on Hatha yoga and the 5 Tibetan Rites, along with deep meditations of OSHO’s Dynamic & Kundalini. And she did Master Yoga Teacher Training modules with Shiva Rea and Ana Forrest.
Kelly Thielbahr
Kelly took her first Yoga class over 15 years ago and instantly fell in love with its peaceful and centering benefits. In the Fall of 2008, she decided to take her passion for Yoga to a new level and completed a 200 hour certification from At One Yoga in Scottsdale, Arizona. The original intention was purely to deepen her own practice, but the further along she went, the more clear it became that her calling was to teach. You will find her classes to be energizing, challenging and infused with a “Yoga Recess” for optional inversions and arm balance fun.
Jennifer Ott
Jennifer Ott uses Authentic Relating practices to facilitate gatherings where the possibility to learn and grow through connection, vulnerability and intimacy blooms. She began her studies of AR in the fall of 2015 at the Integral Center, in Boulder Colorado. Bringing these gifts home to her local community she manages Authentic Sandpoint, a collective of people learning and practicing AR in the beautiful little town of Sandpoint, Idaho. Jennifer currently works at Authentic Revolution, traveling throughout North America sharing authentic relating, leadership and facilitation skills.
Cami Coté
Cami Coté is a kirtan artist, yoga teacher, reiki master and vibrational sound healer who is much appreciated for her soulful voice, radiant spirit, inspiring chants and capacity to facilitate healing. She was introduced to kirtan in 2007 and in the years that followed learned to play the harmonium and share this passion, falling invariably deeply in love with Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of devotion. She travels regularly throughout the Pacific Northwest introducing people through concerts and courses to her specializations.

Retreat location

Eureka Center made available by the Eureka Institute and is a private heaven on 42 pristine acres, just outside of Sandpoint, Idaho and minutes from beautiful Lake Pend Oreille. Situated amongst the finest skiing, fishing, boating, mountain biking, and hiking the Pacific Northwest has to offer, it is a place of peaceful and energetic natural beauty.

It's not only the perfect setting for the Northwest Yoga Fest but camps, retreats, workshops, family reunions, and weddings. The center's beautifully wooded landscape has many trails and meadows, a bountiful garden, an outdoor amphitheater with stage, a large covered outdoor picnic or gathering area, a labyrinth, and even an 18-hole disc golf course for those with a competitive spirit.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

During this retreat, you will be served daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The food created for the North West Yoga Fest is an organic union of celebration and nourishment. This bountiful feast is made up a varied and unique menu of delectable dishes designed to keep those yoga bodies clean and strong and your palate dazzled. Come enjoy the spiritual awakening of integrating food in a conscious consumption sacred ceremony.

Karrian Neal puts her whole full heart into the process of making food and strives to accommodate an earth conscious vegetarian and vegan fare. All ingredients used are from organic farms and organic companies, keeping the ceremony of food pure for your process and practice while being nourished and loved from the inside out.

She believes that what you surround yourself with energetically transmutes itself into the food you eat. Keeping a strong practice of clean thoughts, open heart, and pure mind while cooking and preparing, ensures that you too will be bathed in the beautiful nourishment and at your best. She hopes you join her or a magical, amazing weekend of scrumptious edibles and positive vibrations.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Organic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • All yoga classes and workshops
  • Performances and evening events
  • Saturday musical performance
  • Welcome and closing ceremonies
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Delicious vegetarian and vegan meals

How to get there

Driving directions from North and South

  • Take Highway 95 from either the north or south to Sagle Road. It is approximately six miles south of the Sandpoint and you will see signs directing you towards Garfield Bay.
  • Go east on Sage Road for 11 miles until you get to Eureka Road on the left.
  • Go only 50 yards down Eureka Road and it is the first driveway on the left.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
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Availability

Arrival: Friday July 20, 2018
Departure: Sunday July 22, 2018

Early bird discount

The prices below include an early bird discount of 50 USD per person. To benefit, book or reserve before May 1, 2018.

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