Seize the moment at Ojo Caliente, where between soaking sessions you can stretch your way to a soul-soothing experience. Breathe new life into your practice—or try yoga for the first time—with expertly guided, all-levels-welcome yoga classes. Our small-group sessions include a variety of styles, including nidra, hatha, and more. Each class takes place in the Yoga Yurt, where, at the close of each class, you’re invited to join our special intention-setting tradition.
Ojo Yoga Classes and Workshops
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Expert led classes and workshops to help you expand your practice
All classes are held daily in the yoga yurt located on the East side of the property behind the Adobe House. Pre-registration in required at the front desk to attend. Space is limited and classes are first come, first serve.
Mindful Morning Yoga
Breathe new life into your practice – or try yoga for the first time – with our expertly guided, all-levels-welcome group yoga class. Includes a variety of styles, including nidra, hatha, and more.
Choose between two 75-min sessions | 9:00am or 10:45am
*Available for Lodging Guests Only. Space is limited. Please pre-register at front desk. One complimentary class per day, per lodging guest.
Yoga Flow Class
Customized to the skill-level of attendees, a combination of breathwork, asana, alignment, and meditation encourages practitioners to let go of thought and connect in the present moment.
90-min Session: 12:30pm daily
$25 per person
*Open to the public. Space is limited, classes are first come first serve. Please pre-pay at front desk. Day soaking in communal pools available for an extra fee. See front desk for details.
Exploring & Releasing Your Lateral Line
January 29, 2023
4:00 – 6:00pm
The fascia is a fluid filled matrix of connective tissue that holds us together – every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber, and muscle is connected and held in place by your fascia. An often-overlooked component of the body, unhealthy fascia can lead to tight muscles, knots, stiffness, and pain. In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn about your fascia with special attention on the Lateral Line. Explore simple tools and somatic movements that target this important fascial line in your body and regain your internal fishiness.
Instructor: Kari Malen
120-min // $95 per person
Using Massage to Cultivate Love
February 11, 2023
3:00 – 5:00pm
Dr. Elin Ritchie, MD and her husband, James Ritchie LMT #0743, a Tano Mano Schuddhe developer and instructor, share simple massage techniques that help couples discover the Sacred Refuge of Pleasure Bonding through Loving Touch. It is based on the BodyMind Clearing teachings of Lar Short & the Tano Mano Schuddhe techniques of James Ritchie. Women, learn to use effective body mechanics to have a heavier touch with grace and ease. Men, learn to share a lighter touch with sensitivity and care. The couple authored the book, “Magical Touch” that will be available for optional purchase at the workshop for $18.
Instructors: Dr. Elin Ritchie, MD & James Ritchie LMT
120-min // $160 per couple
The Art of Restoration
March 4, 2023
This 2-hour workshop will begin with a 30-minute discussion and demonstration of how restorative yoga releases muscular tension and improves flexibility. The workshop moves into working with props, breath, and visualization to create a deep sense of ease within the body. Benefits of restorative yoga are the deep relaxation of the body and mind, balancing the nervous and immune system, and developing qualities of compassion and understanding toward others and self
Instructor: Elise Waters Olonia
120-min // $95 per person
Ojo’s Healing Waters
Elevate your relaxation by adding natural springs soaking to your spa experience. Immerse yourself in pure thermal waters set our amidst lush landscape. Choose from soaking in our scenic shared pools or opt to soak in seclusion in one of our private tubs or fireside Ojitos pools.
For overnight guests soaking in our communal pools is included with your stay. Day guests can add a soaking pass to access communal pools from 10am – 10pm on the day of your visit. Day passes are $45 per person Monday – Thursday, and $65 per person Friday – Sunday and on holidays. Pass includes use of locker, towel and changing rooms. Robes can be rented for $18. Learn more about our sacred springs.
Registering for Classes
Daily Yoga Classes: All yoga classes require pre-registration at our front desk on day of class. We do not take advanced reservations at this time. Space is limited; all classes are first come, first serve.
Parking & Check In
Parking at Ojo Caliente is always free. Once you’ve parked head to the Guest Services Front Desk to register for your class.
What to bring
- Please arrive prepared to move, sweat, and invigorate your chakras.
- We recommend comfortable clothing, or active wear.
- Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.
- If you do not have a yoga mat, one will be loaned to you for no additional fee.
Your Health & Wellbeing
Your health and wellbeing are our top priorities. If you have any health issues that would prevent you from fully enjoying our class please let your instructor know. Likewise, if you are feeling unwell for any reason, please refrain from attenting the class.
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