This January 2013 at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California, the world-renowned mind-body wellness center founded by Deepak Chopra will present the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Retreat, a four-day experience of rejuvenation and renewal where guests will learn timeless tools to restore balance, release stress, and expand health and wellbeing.

Carlsbad, CA (December 3, 2012) – This January 17-20, 2013, the Chopra Center’s will launch its signature yoga lifestyle retreat, offering guests an opportunity to begin the New Year on a healthy note. Led by the Chopra Center’s master educators and other world-class yoga instructors, the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga retreat is designed both for those who are just beginning to dip their toes into yoga and meditation as well as for more advanced students who want to deepen their practice and understanding of yoga’s true roots and benefits.

“Scientific research is now proving what the ancient yogic sages knew thousands of years ago – yoga and meditation are two of the most powerful practices for physical health, emotional wellbeing, enhanced focus and creativity, mind-body balance, expanded awareness, renewal and even the reversal of the aging process,” said Chopra Center founder, Deepak Chopra, M.D.

“We are thrilled to offer the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Retreat, where participants can be part of a community of like-minded people experiencing and creating a lifestyle that integrates yoga, meditation, and other healing practices into their daily routine,” Dr. Chopra said.

The Chopra Center Yoga Retreat includes:

• Daily Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga classes – a unique practice for body-centered awareness rooted in India’s Vedic tradition

• Instruction in Primordial Sound Meditation.

• Sessions in yoga philosophy with master teacher and raja yogi, Tom Kelly.

• An evening candle-lit yoga session accompanied by a live performance by acclaimed musician Steve Gold.

• Engaging the body through chakra toning – a core element of the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga.

• Breathing techniques and other mindfulness practices

• Optional Ayurvedic massage treatments and mind-body medical consultations

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Retreat will take place this January in the magnificent setting of La Costa Resort and Spa in Southern California. “San Diego is a wonderful winter destination, offering a gentle climate and coastal beauty that is ideal for a yoga retreat, said the Chopra Center’s Director of Operations and Events, Amanda Ringnalda. “While most of the country is experiencing winter storms and plummeting temperatures, guests at the yoga retreat can enjoy a special getaway that will benefit their body, mind, and spirit for years to come,” she said.

For more information and special offers, please call 888.736.6895 or click here.

About the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing was founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. in 1996. Located in Carlsbad, California, the Center offers a wide variety of programs, retreats, and teacher training programs that integrate the healing arts of the East with the best in modern Western medicine. The Chopra Center has helped millions of people around the world find peace of mind, physical balance, and emotional healing. The is your starting point on the path to wellness.