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Tools for Building Immunity

Immunity Retreat
Join us for this nurturing seasonal vitality retreat.

Do you find that you are more likely to catch a cold during the winter? Does stress tend to make you more vulnerable during the changing seasons? Our bodies work hard to adapt to daily stressors and if we do not take care of ourselves, the changing seasons can take us down.

Discover and practice how to build your immunity through easy self-help techniques while increasing immune function and relaxing your nervous system.

Included in this day-long experience:

  • Learn simple Qigong Do-In practices to manage stress
  • Experience essential oils, herbs and foods to strengthen the immune system
  • Receive self-massage techniques, including lymphatic self-massage and self-acupressure to increase immune functioning
  • Enjoy a warming Cedar Enzyme Footbath
  • Relax and unwind during a 75-minute Swedish massage
  • Savor a healthy farm-to-table lunch for deep nourishment

This experience is particularly beneficial for those wanting to increase vitality and well-being. These tools are helpful for everyone who wants to stay healthy or regain vital health.

Sign up for an All Day Vitality Boosting Retreat including a 75-min. Massage, Cedar Enzyme Footbath, Organic Lunch & Informative Self Care Presentation!

Space is Limited! Reserve Early!

Raizelah Bayen is the Spa Services Manager at Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary. She has 25 years in the field of massage, 15 years as a massage and yoga instructor, and is additionally certified in acupressure, herbology and aromatherapy. Her teaching specialties include Eastern Massage Modalities and Acupressure, Body Mechanics for Bodyworkers, and Integrative Wellness workshops, weaving herbs, aromatherapy, self-massage and yoga into a cohesive themed workshop, such as the one above. If you are interested in hosting a workshop, please contact Raizelah at raizelah@osmosis.com.

Winter Solstice Ritual

winter solstice sound healing

A team of healers and musicians will gather in the meditation garden to conduct a sound healing ceremony. The intention is to bring all in attendance into coherence, connection and stillness.

Join us to meet the magical energy of solstice as we open a portal into the profound.

Afterward, there is an additional opportunity to extend the healing experience in a small group with sound therapy while partaking in an Enzyme Footbath.

The Cedar Enzyme Footbath follows immediately after the garden ritual.

Tickets are an additional $15 – Limited Availability.

Entry fee of $15 can be applied to any same day service.

Osmosis Festival of Lights

Osmosis Festival of Lights

Please join us for a convivial evening of friends and neighbors converging in the unique atmosphere of Osmosis.

We put up a large heated tent on the front lawn beautifully decorated and filled with music and good cheer.

Enjoy an abundance of gourmet hors d’oeuvres, fine wine by Davis Family Vineyards, unique holiday gifts and live jazz music by The Gypsy Trio.

Reserve now for this totally fun holiday party and shopping opportunity. Peruse our self-care boutique, purchase gift cards and receive complimentary treatments. Evening delights include a heart and soul warming Cedar Enzyme Footbath while viewing a fire dance performance, mini-massages and raffle prizes totaling over $1,000!

Hors d’oeuvres:

  • Teriyaki Meatballs
  • Thai Lettuce Cups with chicken and chili
  • Smoked Beet Hummus Stuffed Cucumbers with avocado
  • Ricotta Toast with sauteed garlicky broccolini & preserved meyer lemon
  • Roasted Root Vegetable Galette
  • Polenta Bites with wild mushrooms & smoked gouda

As our gift to you, $25 will be credited toward your Gift Card or Retail purchases that evening over $200.

Join us for this very special evening to gather in the warm energy space of our dear friends and lovely staff.

Buy Your Tickets Early as this Always SELLS OUT!!

Adrenal Reset – Spa Vitality Retreat

Mary Sheila Occidental Nutrition

Have you heard the term Adrenal Fatigue and been curious about what that really means? Do you wonder if your adrenals are tired and fatigued from years of burning the candle at both ends? Are ready to reclaim your health, gain energy, lose weight and sleep better; so you can look and feel your best!

Adrenal Fatigue can show up in many forms, including:

  • A depressed immune system
  • Low energy
  • Weight Gain
  • Hormonal Imbalance
  • Cravings
  • Difficulty sleeping

If you have been struggling with any of these conditions and want to take your health into your own hands, join us and gain insight on how food meets physiology. Learn how your adrenals work and discover a holistic approach to nourish them.

Your body is constantly trying to find balance. Make sure you are giving it what it needs to achieve optimal health and feel vital again! It is time to nourish your adrenals – Your own personal first responders!

This full-day retreat includes a 3-hour self-help workshop, rejuvenating cedar enzyme footbath, relaxing massage and a delicious lunch prepared by Fork Roadhouse.


 

 Mary Sheila holds a clinical focus on supporting clients restore metabolic balance, helping them prevent diabetes, regulate their mood, stabilize body weight, and support and restore optimal digestion. With a background in Holistic Nutrition, Clinical Ayurveda, Adrenal Support and Amino Acid Therapy, Mary Sheila’s approach combines these modalities to create a unique supportive experience for her clients and class participants. Her way of bringing nutrition alive, simplifying complex concepts and showing how food meets physiology leads her clients to consistently successful outcomes. She also teaches at Bauman College and maintains a private practice, Occidental Nutrition.

Autumn Equinox Sound Healing Ceremony

autumn equinox at osmosis day spa

Back by Popular Demand! EnChanted will guide us into this experience of equal day and night and mark the crossing over to Fall.

Our quarterly gatherings have become a seasonal touchstone for our community. A bonding time for friends and neighbors when we connect with the special healing energy at Osmosis that has been cultivated on this land for over 30 years. A channel for healing and reckoning with spirit. Our sound ceremonies tap into the rhythm between sound and silence. With the sound of angelic vocals, we will welcome the coming of darker days ahead.

Become EnChanted and enter into a world of sound that is meditative, empowering and transformative. Alyx Autuori and Kiranjot Kaur both former members of the vocal trio Copper Wimmin have been singing together since they were 12 years old and share a belief in the healing power of music and the human voice.

Afterward, a limited number of people will have an opportunity to have a deeper healing experience in a Cedar Enzyme Footbath. The Cedar Enzyme Footbath immediately following the event is $15 with very limited tickets available.

Entry fee of $15 can be applied to any same day service.

We look forward to seeing you in ceremony and celebration of Autumn in the tranquil gardens.


Alyx Autuori sang German folk songs in three-part harmony as a child with her parents. From this place, she developed a deep love for harmonizing and blending vocally with others. She sang in many choirs and was a founding member of the a capella trio Copper Wimmin. She has worked in hospice and in hospitals providing therapeutic music. She sings every day with her children and husband and finds this practice to be nourishing and uplifting for the whole family. Alyx uses songwriting as a multi-dimensional healing process and believes that humans singing together can regenerate and transform the world.

Kiranjot Kaur is a Sebastopol native, and internationally recognized musician and teacher. Coming from a long family line of creatives, she first received her degree in fine arts from California College of the Arts and was a founding member of the music group Copper Wimmin. They were featured on Amy Goodmans NPR program Democracy Now and their song Bleeding Rivers was featured on the Showtime television series The L Word. In 2006 Kiranjot refocused her career around classical Indian music and spent five years living and studying under the guidance of her beloved teacher Ustad Narindar Singh in Amritsar, India. Kundalini Yoga has been an integral part of her life since age 14 and she discovered that her favorite thing in this world is using her voice as a call to stillness and healing by leading groups in meditation with mantras.