Q. Who can benefit from attending Seduction of Spirit?
A. Seduction of Spirit is a profound experience that offers a lifetime of healing benefits to anyone seeking spiritual awakening, emotional wellbeing, and greater physical health and vitality. The many gifts of Primordial Sound Meditation and 7 Spiritual Laws of Yoga include:
- Higher states of consciousness
- Greater levels of intuition and creativity
- Increased flexibility and energy
- Relief from stress and anxiety
- Restful sleep and inner calm
- Awakening to deeper purpose and fulfillment
Many participants return year after year to deepen their meditative bliss and connect with the friends they’ve made.
Q. Are there Pre-Requisites to Seduction of Spirit?
A. Yes. Access to The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Online Course is included as part of the Seduction of Spirit course to enrich both your experience at Seduction of Spirit and also the quality of your life.
Practicing Primordial Sound Meditation is the foundation of Seduction of Spirit therefore you must have received your personal mantra before you attend the Seduction of Spirit retreat. We have included access to the online Primordial Sound Meditation Online Course as a tool to establish, or refresh your own Primordial Sound Meditation practice prior to joining us at Seduction of Spirit. If you have already received your Primordial Sound Mantra, you can use this course as a refresher or gift it to a friend.
Q. I’ve never meditated before, is this retreat for me?
A. Seduction of Spirit was designed for guests who want to establish or deepen their meditation practice. Primordial Sound Meditation is the foundation of Seduction of Spirit, therefore, you must have received your personal mantra before you attend Seduction of Spirit. Paid tuition to The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Online Course is included as part of the retreat to enrich both your experience at Seduction of Spirit and the quality of your life.
Q. Where do I find lodging and transportation information?
A. Hotel, Transportation, and parking is located below.
Located 30 miles from the San Diego International Airport, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa welcomes travelers to experience the perfect escape from everyday life. Immerse yourself in luxury as you settle into one of 600 rooms, suites or villas. Indulge in relaxation at The Spa at La Costa or dive into one of our eight swimming pools, including family-friendly waterslides and splash pads or the Edge adult pool, offering panoramic views of our championship courses. Turn your stay into a sport outing by teeing off at our championship-quality golf courses or practice your back hand at one of 17 tennis courts. Discover serenity at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing and satisfy appetites at one of our on-site restaurants. From world-class amenities and dining destinations to pool experiences and activities for all ages to enjoy, Omni La Costa is the perfect destination for you and your family.
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- Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; check-out time is 11:00 a.m. All guests arriving before 4:00 p.m. will be accommodated as rooms become available. Omni La Costa's Guest Service Staff can arrange to check baggage for those arriving early when rooms are unavailable and for guests attending functions on departure day.
- Omni La Costa Resort & Spa requires that all reservations be guaranteed by a valid major credit card, which will be supplied at the time of reservation.
- Please note: the discounted Chopra Center room rates are available on a first come, first served basis and are based upon availability. The Omni La Costa Resort & Spa does not guarantee that the Chopra Center room rate will be honored once the block of discounted rooms are filled or once the deadline to reserve a room has passed, whichever comes first.
- For all-inclusive packaged retreats: If you cancel within 21 days of the start date of your all-inclusive retreats you will be charged an accommodations cancellation fee. The cancellation fee varies per retreat. Please refer to your confirmation e-mail for the specific amount.
(800) 316-4140 (ask for the Chopra Center discount)
Website: Unique Transportation
Contact Reservations directly at 800-316-4140 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your ground transportation. Unique Transportation is a “green” company, offering fuel-economy vehicles. Chopra Center guests receive a discounted rate each way to/from the San Diego Airport. Curbside pickup is $85. Airport meet and greet inside is $95.
Super Shuttle: (previously called Cloud Nine Shuttle)
800-BLUE-VAN (Discount code AGC7J for Chopra Center)
Website: Super Shuttle
Chopra Center guests receive a discounted rate of $50.00 for a shared ride, and $85.00 for sedan or SUV each way to/from the San Diego Airport. Reservations can be accepted online or by calling 800-BLUE-VAN to book your transportation.
Hertz Rental Car
(800) 654-2240 (in the US and Canada)
(405) 749-4434 (outside of the US and Canada)
Hertz is offering car rentals at discounted rates for Chopra Center guests. Please ensure the following Convention Number 04UW0006 is entered under the option to Enter a Discount or Promo code at Hertz Website when booking your reservation.
Day use parking is complimentary for all guests.
A. Information on seasonal weather, packing suggestions, yoga, seating and meals is located below.
Winter has average highs around 63°F and lows around 45°F degrees.
Spring has average highs around 65°F and lows around 52°F degrees.
Summer has average highs up to 85°F and lows around 63°F degrees.
Fall has average highs around 69°F and lows around 57°F degrees.
Current local weather:
Our retreats are held in both indoor & outdoor facilities and the temperature in the conference room will vary. Please dress in comfortable layers. You may want to bring sweaters, a light jacket, a hat/scarf, and a coat depending on the season and what you are accustomed to.
Be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and a hat or sunglasses.
As a general courtesy to the other guests, we kindly ask that you refrain from wearing fragrances or scented products during the retreat.
Yoga sessions will be suitable for beginners and intermediate students.
If you plan to attend yoga, please bring your yoga mat. Yoga mats will not be provided. Mats will be available for purchase at the Chopra Center store, Omni La Cost Spa and Livewell boutique.
Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing that allows for movement.
You may want to bring something light to eat for breakfast as the break can be brief between yoga and the first session.
Both chair and back-jack seating options will be available.
Remember, you will be sitting for longer periods than you may be accustomed to. You may want to bring a pillow or a blanket for your additional comfort.
Certified Teachers receive reserved seating. All other seating is unassigned.
If you have special dietary needs please contact your Program Consultant. Refer to your retreat Sample Schedule for a list of included meals.
You are encouraged to begin incorporating more vegetarian meals into your diet at least one week prior to attending the retreat. This will provide your body the opportunity to adjust to eating a more plant-based diet.
Q. Are there other ways to supplement my experience?
A. Details and suggestions on retreat preparation is located on the pre-event checklist linked to your confirmation email, as well as on the retreat information webpage.