Apr
19
Sun
Yoga in the Pines, A Yoga Retreat in the Heart of Central Oregon @ FivePine Lodge Event Center
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day

Connecting, Inside and Out: A Yoga Retreat in the heart of Central Oregon, April 19-22

led by Kate Holly ERYT, owner of Yoga Refuge in Portland, Oregon and Joel Holly, outdoor activities guide

 

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Join us for 4 days and 3 nights of active fun, restful contemplation, and connecting to nature, all from the comfort of the beautiful FivePine Lodge.   Yoga Instructor Kate Holly will lead two yoga sessions a day (all levels active flow in the mornings, restorative yoga in the afternoons).  In between sessions participants can enjoy group mountain bike rides led by Joel Holly, or choose to experienceShibui SpaSisters Movie House, or one of Sisters many other delightful attractions.

This retreat is appropriate for adventurous beginners to yoga, as well as experienced yogis wishing to take their practice to a deeper place.  This is also an opportunity for those who are new to mountain biking to experience beautiful beginner-friendly rides on the Peterson Ridge trail with a competent guide.  We believe that yoga and cycling make an excellent complement to one another, and encourage participants to try one or both.  Please come prepared with warm clothing for outdoor fun.

Instructor Bios: 

Kate Holly is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and owner of Portland based studio, Yoga Refuge (www.yogarefugepdx.com).  She has been practicing yoga since 1999, and teaching since 2003.  She has  studied with a variety of influential teachers, including Richard Freeman, Paul Grilley, Noah Maze, Ada Lusardi, Todd Jackson and Sarahjoy Marsh.  Her classes focus on finding alignment from the inside out, with the ultimate goal of self-knowledge and self-love.  Her yoga is modern, accessible and focused on the unique interaction of each individual to their own practice.

Joel Holly is a Central Oregon native, a League of American Bicyclists certified cycling instructor and an avid mountain biker.  Joel has been a board member and volunteer with Portland’s Northwest Trail Alliance and has worked with them to increase trail access to bikes.

4 day package includes:

  • 3 nights lodging at FivePine Lodge
  • Daily organic breakfast and lunch
  • 4 Vinyasa Flow Yoga Sessions & 2 Restorative Yoga Sessions
  • 2 optional group mountain bike rides on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • Evening wine reception
  • Access to Sisters Athletic Club including group exercise classes
  • Free time to enjoy limitless outdoor adventures

Also available: discounted spa treatments at Shibui Spa and movie tickets to Sisters Movie Theater.

Retreat Schedule (tentative):

Sunday evening 4/19

  • 4:00 check-in
  • 5-6:15 Introductions, followed by Restorative Yoga practice to wind down and settle in

Monday 4/20:

  • 8:30-9:45 Morning meditation plus energizing morning flow
  • 9:45 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Group Ride on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 4-5:30 Hatha/Restorative practice: 45 minutes of detailed alignment focus, going deeper with target poses, 45 minutes of Restorative Yoga to relax and renew

Tuesday 11/18:

  • 8:30-9:45 Morning meditation plus energizing morning flow
  • 9:45 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Group Ride on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 4-5:30 Hatha/Restorative practice: 45 minutes of detailed alignment focus, going deeper with target poses, 45 minutes of Restorative Yoga to relax and renew

Wednesday:

  • 8:30-9:45 Morning meditation plus energizing morning flow
  • 9:45 Breakfast and closing

REGISTER TODAY!  Save $75 per person if you register by February 28th!

  • Double Occupancy Room ($499 by 2/28) $574 after 2/28
  • Single Occupancy Room ($699 by 2/28) $774 after 2/28

Contact Kelly Newcombe at kn@fivepinelodge.com or 866-974-5900 x 101 for reservations and questions.  A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to guarantee your space.

May
3
Sun
Cinco de Mayo @ FivePine Lodge & Conference Center
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy a wonderful Mexican Celebration with food, entertainment and auction.  All proceeds benefit Sisters Youth Sports through Sisters Park and Recreation District. Tickets available only in advance at Sisters Park and Recreation.  www.sistersrecreation.com or 541-549-2091.

 

May
10
Sun
Mother’s Day Brunch @ FivePine Lodge Event Center
May 10 @ 10:30 am

Mother’s Day Brunch at FivePine Lodge Event Center

Sunday, May 10th at 10:30am

Reservations Required: (541) 549-5900

Adults: $38     Child: $19 (6-12)     Under 5: Free (price does not include gratuity, parties of 6 or more will be charged 18% gratuity)

Each Mom gets a “raffle ticket” for a One Night Stay at FivePine

Stay Sunday night in any Cabin or Upper Townhouse Suite and get brunch for FREE for 2 people!

 

~Display Station~

 ~Northwest Smoked Salmon Display

 Served with Baguette & Assorted Crackers

 ~Fresh Fruit Array

 ~Roasted Vegetable Display

 

~Brunch Buffet~

 ~Hearts of Romaine Salad~ With Filo Dough Croutons

 ~Organic Mixed Greens Salad

 ~ Sweet Cream Blintz with Fresh Berry Compote

 ~Nutella Crepes

 ~Quiche in Puff Pastry

 


~Country Style Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

 ~Apple-wood Smoked Bacon

 ~Chicken-Apple Sausage

 

~Free Range Scrambled Eggs Three Ways

 with Sautéed Kale, Fresh Tomatoes, and Feta

 with Cheddar Cheese and Chives

 Plain Scrambled Eggs

 ~Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes

 

~Carving Station~

 ~With Herbed Turkey & Honey Ham

 ~Green Beans Almandine

 ~Tortellini in a Pesto Alfredo with Sundried Tomatoes and Artichoke Hearts

 

Kubota Digital Photography Bootcamp, May 10-15
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – May 15 @ 11:00 am

Kevin Kubota’s Digital Photography Bootcamp is the original, acclaimed, complete-system training for photographers to grow and perfect their digital studio skills.

Bootcamp has been around since the early days of digital photography and has constantly evolved to train pros and serious amateurs alike with the latest in cutting-edge techniques and technology.

Students leave Bootcamp inspired; with a complete set of skills in branding, marketing, sales, lighting, camera craft, workflow, and presentation techniques. Bootcamp will give you the tools to be energized and successful as a professional photographer.

Alumni of Digital Photography Bootcamp find the post-workshop relationships and support to be one of the most valuable take-aways from the week. You’re never alone when you’re a Bootcamper.

Bootcamp is the only workshop of its kind to offer a money-back guarantee. Come see why!

KEVIN KUBOTA
Your lead Bootcamp facilitator, Kevin Kubota, has helped to provide thousands of digital photographers the critical skills necessary to make professional digital photography beautiful, profitable, and fun! Kevin has been a Nikon sponsored speaker at major national conventions, conducts workshops worldwide, and is regularly selected to represent Nikon in marketing ads. American Photo Magazine named Kevin one of the “Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World.” Kevin has a passion for teaching and is dedicated to “Empowering Photographers.” This is your opportunity to learn his secrets of success first hand.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Staying creative and motivated throughout your career
  • Lifestyle posing: capturing natural expressions and images with irrefutable value
  • A complete and efficient workflow system using Lightroom
  • Enhancing your images in two minutes or less in Photoshop for maximum impact
  • Techniques for selling, marketing, building your brand and creating lifelong clients
  • Social networking simplified and effective in the least amount of time

MAJOR TOPICS

  • The RAW shoot: camera techniques and settings
  • Archiving: best practices for high efficiency
  • Lightroom: creating client catalogs, editing and enhancing, exporting properly
  • Photoshop: navigating and editing with confidence
  • Printing: tips and techniques to get the best prints
  • Sales & Marketing: defining your style, attracting clients; and how to charge what you’re worth
May
24
Sun
Sisters Stampede XC Mountain Bike Race
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Race your bike on the beautiful Peterson Ridge Trail in Sisters, Oregon. The Sisters Stampede, now in its sixth year, became the largest cross country mountain bike race in Oregon in 2011, and continues every Memorial day weekend as the largest and one of the best mountain biking experiences of the season. There is something for everyone with 26 different race categories, and a party at the finish line!

Money shotMileage options: 12mi. (Novice/juniors), 27mi. (Elite, Expert, Sport, SS, Clydes)

Each entrant will get a registration bag with items and coupons provided by our generous sponsors. Entrants will also receive a custom pair of Stampede socks, post race recovery food, a Three Creeks beer (over 21), professional timing, and memories to last a lifetime!

$1,000 Cash prizes for top three Men and Women (overall). Overall Men’s winner, and Women’s winner will receive a custom Stampede belt buckle, one-night lodging at Five Pine Lodge, and Dinner for two at Three Creeks Brewing. Top three overall winners are placed in their individual categories and are eligible for category prizes too. Each Category winner will get a 21oz. mug from Three Creeks Brewing. Other prizes and raffle items will include products from Sisters Coffee, Blazin Saddles and more!

Take advantage of Memorial day weekend and make it a family affair.

For more information visit: http://www.sistersstampede.com/ or contact Mike at mike@sistersstampede.com