Mindful Meetings at MacArthur

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MacArthur Place offers natural luxury and farmhouse charm in the heart of Sonoma, making it a premier destination in Northern California for team meetings, executive retreats, and off-site gatherings. In addition to offering a variety of modern indoor and verdant outdoor meeting spaces across our newly-reimagined six-acre property, we are excited to introduce an exclusive menu of mindful offerings designed to provide freedom from stress, sensory awakening, physical renewal, personal connection and, of course, productivity. Any or all of these offerings, in addition to a mindful food and beverage menu, can be added to your event, for group sizes up to 30.

Kombucha Workshop | Revive Kombucha

Learn the art and science of making kombucha, the fermented tea elixir much-touted since its inception in ancient China for its healthful probiotics, minerals and antioxidants that detoxify and improve digestion, increase energy and mental acuity. Revive, a local, family-owned craft kombucha brewery, will lead an informative and interactive kombucha 101 session including tastings and instructions on making your own. Each participant will take home their own SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast), and a kombucha recipe to inspire their home brewing.

Mindful Yoga | Andrea Bogart

Stretch, strengthen and synchronize breath and movement to foster focus, balance and openness of mind and body. Led by dancer, actress and decade-long yoga instructor, Andrea Bogart, this vinyasa yoga session threads together mindfulness, philosophy and humor, well rounded with some sweat and grace. It’s the perfect foundation for a day of collaborative meetings or team-building exercises. Weather permitting, this yoga experience will be held on the West Lawn.

Tea Tasting & Ceremony | UppercaseTea

Steep yourself in the soothing aromas, flavors and rituals of single-estate, organic, whole-leaf tea. Begin with a hands-on tea tutorial led by founder of Sonoma steepery, UppercaseTea, where you’ll learn to identify the aroma, taste, properties and benefits of six tea types. Then enjoy a refreshingly civilized tea ceremony which blends modern day convenience, English refinement and Eastern Zen. This experience is the perfect afternoon interlude to refresh and energize your group before resuming a productive afternoon session.

Team Building and Mindful Seminar Coaching | Anne Marie Sebastiani, Inspire.am

Boost your meeting brain power with groundbreaking tools and strategies led by mindful meeting coach Anne Marie. Offering team building activities such as vision board workshops that awaken your imagination and intuition, as well as goal setting and time management mojo skills, groups are able to upgrade and enhance the meeting agenda to create an action plan for success. Because meetings don’t have to be confined to a board room, Anne Marie offers “earthing” meditation for power lunches and breakouts, offering clients a purposeful pause for regrouping outdoors amongst our garden setting.  Anne Marie’s 5 principles for time abundance training teaches CEO’s and admin. staff alike how to be powerful, effective leaders and tap into the right brain/left brain connection. Break away from the traditional flip charts and powerpoint presentations to find the perfect work/life balance with this passionate meeting leader.

Enhancements to Mindful Meetings

Mindful Meeting Menu | Chef Cole Dickinson

Creating opportunities to be committed to health, mindful eating practices and encourage less waste, Chef Cole has incorporated whole foods and locally sourced menu items to offer a balanced break from the meeting grind.

In Room Amenities | CBD Bath Bombs

Relax your body and stabilize your mood after a long day of planning, goal setting and group collaboration. Anxiety and stress is lifted once this artisanal bomb from Onyx & Rose hits your soaking tub or outdoor steaming shower. Enjoy the benefits of spa relaxation in your own room as a way to wind down.

B-12 Breakouts | Sonoma Roots

On site administered vitamin injections to those seeking wellness, life vitality, or the treatment of individual health needs. B-Shot menu includes energy, mood, or slim boosters with various vitamin add-ons. Shots administered by local ND, Dr. Danielle Schwaderer, who created the vitamin boost program in partnership with Sprouts Health Markets in 10 California locations. Work this power-house nutrient resource into your work or travel schedule for an energetic and relaxing stay.

From spa treatments integrating custom essential oils and anti-aging tea treatments to a “Mediterranean kitchen” experience featuring healthy, organic options, to luxurious suites highlighting outdoor showers – MacArthur Place is a luxury destination for wellness centric travel.

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