The Chopra Center Newsletter     Apr 2012 Edition 


This year we have carefully selected a special theme for each of our three Seduction of Spirit retreats. Each Seduction of Spirit includes the core elements of meditation, yoga, sutra instruction by Deepak, and other practices for inner calm and expanded awareness. In addition, each individual retreat will feature new experiences, individual and group activities, guest experts, and life-transforming tools and techniques related to the retreat’s guiding theme.

Music and Meditation
April 22–28, 2012
La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA

Music and Meditation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the gifts of music and meditation, as you commune with the divine music in your heart and the inner silence of your soul.

Pathway to Happiness
July 9–15, 2012
Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Chicago, IL

Happiness is something we all desire, yet it eludes many of us because we don’t know where to look. At this July's Seduction of Spirit, Deepak Chopra; author Mike Dooley; and master Chopra Center instructors will guide you in discovering your own pathway to happiness, which always lies within.

Discover Your Purpose
October 29–November 4, 2012
La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA

At this unique retreat, learn the timeless practices for connecting to your deepest self, that wise aspect of your being that knows who you are, why you’re here, and how you can use your gifts for the greatest benefit and fulfillment of everyone in your life – including yourself.

Vote for your favorite location for our
Fall 2013 Seduction of Spirit

We’re planning our 2013 calendar events and would like to know which destination you would most enjoy for our Fall 2013 Seduction of Spirit meditation and yoga retreat.



Please take a minute and read the short descriptions for each of the location options below:

Austin, Texas
Austin is both a cultural and healing oasis that has become a popular destination for a wide variety of retreats, including meditation, yoga, and wellness intensives. Nestled along the Colorado River amidst gorgeous hills and several lakes, Austin offers a relaxing yet vibrant atmosphere that attracts people from throughout the world. In the fall, Austin enjoys dry days and mild temperatures.

Carlsbad, California
This beautiful Southern California city is the official home of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located on the lush grounds of La Costa Resort & Spa. Throughout the year, visitors enjoy the gentle warmth, fresh ocean breezes, and welcoming sunshine. Perfectly situated between the glamour of Los Angeles and the laid-back lifestyle of San Diego, Carlsbad offers the charm of a European town with the amenities of a large city.

Maui, Hawaii
Known as the "Valley Isle,” Maui offers a friendly, welcoming spirit; a mild tropical climate; and dazzling landscapes. From the mountainous west to the beach-lined south, the island's incredible terrain is home to many treasures. Visitors can snorkel among coral and tropical fish at Black Rock Ka'anapali Beach, or see the unique volcanic red sand at the secluded Red Sand Beach in Hana. Hop on an eco-friendly catamaran and catch a glimpse of the thousands of humpback whales that migrate to Maui’s shallow waters each year.

Riviera Maya, Mexico
A tropical paradise just south of Cancun, Mexico’s Riviera Maya (or Mayan Riviera) extends nearly 100 miles along the turquoise waters of the Caribbean coast. Featuring relaxing white-sand beaches, ancient Mayan cities, and the world’s second largest coral reef, the Riviera Maya offers sunny, warm weather all year long. Seduction of Spirit would take place at the Fairmont, a world-class setting in the Mayakoba resort community.


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