Day by Day

Naples, Long Beach CA
Take part in the planned activities, or steal away for some quiet time away from responsibilities and distractions -- the choice and experience are yours. The schedule has been put together with an eye on the elements, specifically: Ignis {fire}, Terris {earth}, Arbis {wood}, Aquis {water}, Nitris {air}, Platen {metal}, Aether {soulspirit}.

FRIDAY
Meals included: dinner
Afternoon
  • Check-in
  • Get to know one another as we join together to create a welcome mandala [element emphasis: Terris]
  • Convocation tea toast [element emphasis: Aether]

Evening
  • Introductory dinner at the hotel overlooking the bay; set your weekend intentions
  • ^Langrada light - a brief mental & physical stretching session [element emphasis: Terris]
  • Genie Libriss Bliss session; let your hair down, set your hips free [element emphasis: Ignis & Nitris]

Late Night
  • Stargazing [element emphasis: Aether]
  • Cookies & milk


SATURDAY
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea
Morning
  • ^Sunrise Tao Cheng on the grass [element emphasis: Aether]
  • Bonjournaling writing session over coffee
  • Continental breakfast at hotel
  • ^Nature Walk in nearby nature center [element emphasis: Terris]
  • Light picnic lunch at park [element emphasis: Platen]

Afternoon
  • Look up! Guided meditation lying on the grass [element emphasis: Nitris]
  • Reading under the trees (bring a book you've been wanting to dig into) [element emphasis: Arbis]
  • Afternoon tea at McKenna's Tea Cottage in quaint old town Seal Beach ... yes you'll have time to roam and shop in old town [element emphasis: Platen]

Evening
  • Sunset stroll to nearby *no-host supper at Picarelli's Cucina Italiana
  • ^Liberflus - free form flow dance [element emphasis: Ignis]
  • Candlelight vulnerability vigil -- prepare to be inspired and inspire others at this intimate sacred gathering

Late Night
  • Calming & coloring [element emphasis: Aether]
  • Frozen yogurt mix & match


SUNDAY
Meals included: breakfast 
Morning
  • ^Sunrise Tao Cheng on the grass [element emphasis: Aether]
  • Bonjournaling writing session over coffee
  • Breakfast outdoors at Mom's Beach House on the water (Joy's treat)
  • ^Polynesian Palms dance session on the beach [element emphasis: Arbis]

Afternoon
  • *No-host lunch at the award-winning Playa Amor Mexican cucina
  • Visit to the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Gardens [element emphasis: Terris, Arbis, Aquis]
  • Crafternoon tea - bring a simple craft to work on and teach to others over a cuppa

Evening
  • Wine & cheese by the pool; reflections on the weekend
  • Dress to express; sunset *no-host dinner at Boathouse on the Bay 
  • Make an ornament keepsake reminiscent of the weekend

Late Night
  • Jacuzzi [element emphasis: Aquis]
  • Sunday sundae shots


MONDAY
Meals included: breakfast
Morning
  • ^Sunrise Tao Cheng on the grass [element emphasis: Aether]
  • Bonjournaling writing session over coffee
  • Breakfast at the hotel; goodbye hugs to those who are leaving early
  • Hotel check-out
  • ^Easy pace kayaking at the bay [element emphasis: Aquis]

Afternoon
  • *No-host lunch at Open Sesame in Belmont Shore with shopping opportunities
  • Siren send-off and departure

* indicates a no-host activity, cost not included
^ indicates physical Fantasy Fitness activity