Transform Your Life

Health & Wellness - Yoga

Sherri Baptiste, Brad Jacobs

July 9-14, 2017
Sunday-Friday, 5 nights
CE Credits available

$350 Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.


Program Description

When we know how to give our mind and body what they need for well-being, we enjoy longevity, vitality, and an renewed zest for life.

Acclaimed wellness expert Sherri Baptiste and leading integrative medical doctor and author Brad Jacobs—who has offered workshops nationwide, including for Google, Stanford Business School, and Gap Inc.—lead this weeklong experiential retreat where you will expand your understanding of what creates complete health and wellness and grow your exercise expertise as well as your training and fitness skills.

Through daily practice, lecture, nature hikes, eating well, and being in community, you will experience powerful tools that support memory, focus, bone health, metabolism, coordination, muscle tone, balance, and much more.

Dedicate this week to developing skills that will support you personally and professionally as you learn:

  • Dr. Brad’s specialty healthy living tips
  • Brain performance-enhancing exercises
  • Baptiste Yoga, including yoga with weights
  • Breath work, meditation, qigong
  • Tools to improve your physical appearance, energy, and vitality.

Whether you want to jump-start a healthier approach to life or refresh your usual fitness, yoga, and self-care routines, you will leave feeling inspired—ready to rock and roll into the world and the next chapter of your life!

Faculty Bio

Sherri Baptiste

Sherri Baptiste is an inspirational yoga teacher and fitness expert and the author of two books, including Yoga All-In-One for Dummies. Daughter of yoga pioneers Magaña and Walt Baptiste, she is founder of Baptiste Power of Yoga and offers classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings.

Sherri’s teachings focus on the depth and benefits of mind-body-breath practices and how to incorporate the best of yoga, fitness, and wellness into busy lives. She teaches at renowned athletic clubs, gyms, yoga studios, spas, retreat centers, and conferences, including Gold’s Gym, IDEA World® and Inner IDEA® conferences, Yoga Journal conferences, Rancho La Puerta spa, Kripalu Center, Omega Institute, and Tassajara Zen Center.

A member of the World Yoga Council, Sherri is featured as the yoga expert for several media outlets, including ABC’s KGO radio and television,, and Alternative Medicine magazine.

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Brad Jacobs

Brad Jacobs, “Dr. Brad,” is an integrative medicine physician, educator, and author, who focuses on helping people become their best selves.

Senior author of The American College of Physicians Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine, he has served as endowed professor and founding medical director for the University of California, San Francisco, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine clinical programs.

Dr. Brad graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine, received a master’s degree of public health from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed an internal medicine residency and general medicine research fellowship at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has completed many trainings, including spine medicine at Kaiser Permanente; five-element and medical acupuncture at the San Francisco School of Acupuncture and the University of California, Los Angeles; and trainings in functional medicine, herbal medicine, nutrition, fitness, stress management, yoga, and martial arts.

Dr. Brad maintains a private medical practice with three locations in California.


Why Attend

  • Master powerful tools for increasing brain function and reducing stress to support you in achieving what you desire personally and professionally.

  • Gain a variety of expert wellness tips for eating, movement, and relaxation that create integrated well-being in mind, body, and spirit.

  • Renew your life-force energy as you learn new ways to practice yoga and health-promoting exercises that result in strength, vitality, and empowerment.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    Some basic understanding of yoga is recommended, with all levels of experience welcome.

  • Things to Bring

    For women: hand weights (3 pounds) and ankle weights (2–3 pounds)

    For men: hand weights (5 pounds) and ankle weights (2–3 pounds)

  • CEs Available


  • Recommended Reading

    Yoga All-In-One for Dummies, Sherri Baptiste

    The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook, Amanda Hass and Bradly Jacobs

  • Special Interest to

    Yoga teachers, fitness instructors, and health professionals, as well as anyone interested in boosting their self-care routines


Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in Fall 2017.
From $140 per person per night.*

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.

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