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Spring 2014 Retreat in Temecula, California - Week #1

  • May 3, 2014 · 6:00 PM
  • Rancho La Luz


Spring 2014 Retreat with Francis Lucille in Temecula, California - Week #1:

Week #1 of the retreat begins on Saturday at 6:00pm with dinner and dialogue to follow.  Week #1 will conclude on Saturday at approximately 1:30pm.

Click on the "Pages" link tab on the horizontal menu on top of this page for more info on Francis and videos. Click on the "Photos" tab to view the place, which is the home of Laura and Francis Lucille, located in the beautiful and serene De Luz Hills near Temecula, CA.  The grounds include several patios, a swimming pool and a tennis court. The facility is open all day long to the participants. WI FI is available.

The daily schedule:

1:00 pm lunch served buffet style.

3:00 pm meditation session
3:45 pm yoga of nonduality session
4:30 pm tea break
5:30 pm dialogue
7:30 pm dinner
8:30 pm various after dinner activities may take place movies, talent show, classical or indian music, etc

The last day, we will begin at 10:30am with meditation and dialogue and will conclude at approximately 1:30pm.

Your hotel room is only 6 minutes away, and there are several hotels to choose from (see list below)

Click here for more info on Francis Lucille and his teachings.

Click here to contact the organizer of this retreat.

More practical info:

TUITION is $580 if registered at least 45 days before the first day of the retreat, $630.00 afterwards.

FOOD COOP:  For those interested, we have formed a food coop with chefs preparing delicious vegetarian meals on site for lunch and dinner. The cost is $160 per week for both lunch and dinner and is separate from the retreat.  CASH ONLY. (This includes the cost of retreat food supplies, paper and cleaning supplies, catering, a cleaning service used during and at the end of the retreat, and partially covers scholarships for those performing karma yoga tasks.) The kitchen facilities are available only to those participating in the food coop. There is a $50 per week fee for those not participating in the food coop to help cover the supplies, cleaning and maintenance costs of the retreat facility.

SCHOLARSHIPS are welcome for those with financial hardships only. A scholarship application must be completed and approved 30 days prior the first day of the retreat to participate. Please request a scholarship application form from Francesca at: [masked]

REGISTRATION: A $100.00 non-refundable deposit is required to guarantee your space at the retreat. Deposits are paid on line by credit card when you RSVP on WWW.MEETUP.COM. The balance is due upon arrival either in cash or by check made out to Francis Lucille on a US bank. Space is limited.

TRANSPORTATION: Temecula is accessible from several airports in the area including San Diego Airport (1 hour), Ontario Airport (1 hour) and Los Angeles Airport (2 hours). Names of friends interested in forming car rental groups to share the cost and facilitate transportation to and from the airport and lodging facilities to Francis' home can be coordinated. Driving instructions to Francis' home are provided below.

Take Highway 15 to the Rancho California exit, go west on Rancho California (coming from San Diego turn left, coming from LA turn right). Go 2 miles.
Turn left on Via Santa Rosa (first left after long incline). Go 1 mile.
Turn right on Via Vaquero. Go one half mile.
Turn right at driveway marked 49555 (at the bottom of a short hill, directly across from Calle Pinturesca). Francis and Laura's home is the one on the right at the top of the hill, about one half mile.


HOTELS (Located approximately 7 minutes from Laura and Francis' home):

41900 Moreno Dr., near corner of Rancho California and Jefferson

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS: : (extended stay rate 7 days for about $85 per night, ask for yoga retreat rate)
Jefferson Avenue, Temecula

27338 Jefferson Ave, near corner of Winchester and Jefferson

RAMADA INN - Old Town Temecula - Inquire about extended stay rates

Email Francesca at: [masked] for contact information

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  • Manige

    Very good.

    May 14, 2014

  • Francesca R.

    you may want to bring a small flashlight for the evening walk down to the parking lot;)

    May 5, 2014

  • Manige

    Hi, today at 3:00pm I have to be at the retreat. I am staying at Baldev's home which is on Bonaire Way, Murrieta which it is 5 to 6 miles from retreat location. Can any body give me a ride?

    May 3, 2014

  • Mary L.

    Anyone attending from the Palm Springs area? Share in gas, driving, car rental??

    May 2, 2014

    • Mary L.

      That would be commuting every day, just to clarify :)

      May 2, 2014

  • anupkorde

    Hi All,
    We are landing at LAX in the morning, and driving to Temecula. BUT will be visiting my cousin at Fullerton, and reaching Temecula only by late evening. So not sure how much help we can offer, but putting it out there - if it fits anyone's need.

    May 1, 2014

  • Mary

    Will there be live broadcasting of Satsangs during the Retreat for Friends overseas?

    April 27, 2014

  • Mary L.

    Looking forward to being with Francis and friends.
    Hugs, Mary

    1 · April 14, 2014

  • Jodie

    I want to attend the first week of the May retreat, however I have some obligations the first weekend that can't be changed. Can I join the retreat starting Monday, May 5th?

    March 16, 2014

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