4437 Old US-23, Brighton, MI 48114 -  (p) 810.225.1288 - (e) 

Lee Ann's 37th Annual Fall Retreat Weekend
November 1st-3rd 2019

Join us in beautiful Irish Hills (near Brooklyn, Michigan) for a weekend of yoga, healing, and much more! The retreat begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, November 1st and goes until 12:00 pm on Sunday, November 3rd. Approximately 1.5 hour drive from Yoga Center in Brighton.


Retreat Weekend includes/is not limited to:
4 - 6 yoga classes(with a range of exposure to different types)
2 nights lodging + meals
Pranayama/breathing sessions (outside if possible)
Meditation workshops & opportunities to meditate
Seminars & workshops (relating to various aspects of yoga)
Time to rest, renew and rejuvenate
Massage (extra $)
A gift package...and MUCH MORE!

$395 if paid by July 31st, 2019 or $445 if paid after July 31st, 2019.
*$100 non-refundable deposit reserves your space. Extra fee for single occupancy room.

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February 27th, 28th, 29th, March 1st & March 2nd 2020
with Lee Ann Louis-Prescott, Jennifer Norber and Jennifer Cousineau

The Sivananda Ashram is located across the bay from Nassau, Bahamas on one of the finest beaches in the Caribbean. It is truly an island paradise and a sanctuary of peace and natural beauty. We hope you will join us for these 5 days and 4 nights of practice, rest, and rejuvenation.

Daily Ashram Schedule:

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  • Yoga Asana and Pranayama Class:
    8:00 am – 9:45 am & 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

  • Healthy Yogic Vegetarian Meals:
    10:00 am and 6:00 pm

  • Satsang (group meditation, chanting, & lecture):
    6:00 am – 7:45 am & 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm

  • Plus an extraordinary program of talks, workshops, and/or performances throughout

    For More Information:
    Please contact Chandrika at or call 1-866-559-5167 ext. 139
    or visit this document for more information


Saturday, June 20 2020 - Saturday, June 27, 2020

Join Lee Ann Louis-Prescott and the Yoga Center for Healthy Living for a 7 day, 7 night customized yoga retreat in Italy. Lee Ann will be teaching twice daily yoga practices that feature Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Partner and other styles. Join us on this journey inclusive of yoga, rejuvenation, exploration and adventure in Italy

Your Yoga Retreat Center for the week is CastelBrando, located in the heart of the Prosecco hills, between Venice and the Dolomites, and between two of the most beautiful towns in Italy, CastelBrando is one of the most refined examples of redevelopment of the Italian historical and artistic heritage and one of the largest castles in Europe. The roots of CastelBrando date back 2000 years and represent an open page on the history of this territory and people. Over the centuries, the castle went through a series of extensions and in 1997 was completely restored.

Retreat Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights Accommodations at CastelBrando

  • Daily Breakfast, Daily Dinners, 2 Lunches at CastelBrando

  • Private transfer to and from CastelBrando and Venice, Italy airport (VCE)

  • Two Daily Yoga Practices

  • Tour of CastelBrando and internal museums, exploration of Cison di Valmarino - the nearby village

  • Full Day Venice Tour - includes 3 hour private walking tour, free time, 1 hour panoramic boat tour

  • Full Day Excursion to Dolomites - includes 1.5 to 2 hour private hiking tour of Dolomieu Trail from Cortina, cable car tickets

  • 1/2 Day Bike & Wine tour (6 hours) - includes bikes, wine tasting and lunch

  • 1/2 Day Excursion to Vicenza with Dinner - includes 2.5 hour private walking tour of Vicenza highlights and Olympic Theatre, Dinner

  • 1/2 Day Spa - afternoon admission to the Spa at CastelBrando which will be reserved exclusively for our group

CastelBrando: A grand medieval castle in Cison di Valmarino, Italy. All rooms feature a spectacular view, A/C, a minibar, free WI-FI access, TV and a safe. CastelBrando features two restaurants and wine cellars on site.

Classic Rooms: furnished in Historical style and include a spectacular view of the hills, the valley, or inner courtyard of the castle
Junior Suites: furnished in Venetian style and embellished with ancient stuccos and Venetian flooring. Each has a lounge area and some have a fireplace. View of the valley and hills.
Note: CastelBrando is a national historical monument and therefore, rooms are not all equal in size.

CastelBrando Spa: The spa and wellness center features a swimming pool, whirlpool, Turkish bath housed in Roman structure, finish saunas, Kneipp path, fitness room and sunbathing terraces. Beauty treatments and massages are available at additional cost. Spa Menu.

Not Included in package:
~ Airfare, Taxis, Travel Insurance, Lunches on excursion days, Tips, City Tax on Hotel, Spa treatments, Optional Day 4 Excursion of Padua


Early Bird Rates (savings of $200) - now through August 31, 2019:
Classic Room, Double Occupancy: $2,490 per person
Junior Suite, Double Occupancy: $2,920 per peson
Single Occupancy: $2,790 per person

After August 31, 2019:
Classic Room, Double Occupancy: $2,690 per person
Junior Suite, Double Occupancy: $3,120 per person
Single Occupancy: $2,990 per person

Saturday, June 20th: private transfer from Venice airport to Castelbrando, tour of the castle and grounds, late afternoon yoga class
Sunday, June 21st: morning yoga class, 1/2 day bike & wine tour, late afternoon yoga class
Monday, June 22nd: morning yoga class, full day trip to Venice
Tuesday, June 23rd: morning yoga class, optional Padua excursion OR leisure time, late afternoon yoga class
Wednesday, June 24th: full day trip to Dolomites, late afternoon yoga class
Thursday, June 25th: morning yoga class, afternoon excursion to Vicenza with dinner
Friday, June 26th: morning yoga class, afternoon spa experience, late afternoon yoga class
Saturday, June 27th: private transfer from Castelbrando to Venice airport

FAQ / Things to Know:

How do I register?
Contact Alessia Moro at Rising Vacations. or or Direct line: 1 619.202.9442.
Final payment is due April 15th 2020.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?
A non-refundable deposit of 30% is required to hold your space. In the case that the spot can be filled by another student, a refund is granted less a $150 cancellation fee.
Note: Optional, Day 4 excursion is non-refundable once confirmed and paid.

Who do I contact with questions or to discuss the retreat in more detail?
Rising Vacations will once again be our fearless leaders during our European yoga retreat. Contact Alessia Moro at or or Direct line: 1 619.202.9442.

How do I get there?
You will book airfare to the Venice Marco Polo Airport in Italy (VCE). Before booking tickets, please confirm the flight window time given the group transfers, otherwise you must obtain your own transportation.

What if I have dietary restrictions?
Please let Alessia know in advance so that accommodations can be made.

What is the Optional Day 4 Excursion?
Enjoy a walking tour of Padua and its major points of interest including; Prato della Valle, Basilica del Santo, historic center with University, Caffe Pedrocchi and Palazzo della Ragione. Duration is 3 hours. Cost is $170 USD. Minimum of 15 participants.

Huffington Post Healthy Living Blog lists 8 reasons to make your next vacation a Yoga Retreat:

1.) You don’t need to be an expert Yogi
2.) And if you are, take your practice outdoors
3.) You’ll leave feeling better than you came
4.) The days are structured, not ordained
5.) You’re guaranteed to eat well
6.) You’ll feel like a houseguest, instead of a hotel guest
7.) You can stay active without it feeling like a punishment
8.) You can take the vacation with you when you leav

View our Photo Galleries of past retreats!



MALAGA, SPAIN - June 2018

MALAGA, SPAIN - June 2018







MACHU PICCHU, PERU - September 2014

MACHU PICCHU, PERU - September 2014

TUSCANY, ITALY - July 2013

TUSCANY, ITALY - July 2013

For more information on any upcoming yoga retreats, contact Lee Ann Louis-Prescott - 810.225.1288 -