January 2024

The Mysticism of Sound Winter Wellness Retreat

The Mysticism of Sound
Winter Wellness Retreat

Every year a handful of brave souls pack extra layers and down jackets and come to experience our yoga retreat in Montana’s brand of winter. Will you be one of our brave guests this winter? If you’re up for it, we promise to keep the fire going!

What to expect in this retreat:

Daily Yoga & Meditation (cozy wood stove included)

Sacred Sounds Workshops

Circle Gatherings and Satsang

All Meals


Excursion/Adventure (Think dogsledding, cross country skiing, or hot springs!)

A typical day

  • Morning yoga and meditation
  • Breakfast
  • Workshop or lecture
  • Lunch
  • Group activity, optional treatments, or rest
  • Evening group gathering, satsang, or meditation
  • Dinner

Included excursions

All excursions are optional and included in the price, however, highly encouraged.

  • One late morning to late afternoon hiking excursion for all levels to Glacier National Park or local trail (weather permitting)
  • Visit to Flathead Lake
  • Visit to downtown Bigfork
  • Walk along Swan River

Retreat Leaders

Carolina Cotman

Carolina is a professional yoga instructor schooled in the arts of yoga and meditation and is the Manager of Curative Yoga, LLC. Her duties are to direct and supervise all charitable activities of Samaa Living; Vice President and Director of the Foundation. While she has received her 200-hour certification from Yoga of Mystics®, she believes that a commitment to teaching yoga is a lifetime journey in which she sees the teacher in all, in particular her well-intended mother, mystical father, supportive and loving husband, strong-willed daughter, affectionate son and her trustworthy teacher.

Carolina Cotman and Naader Shagagi

Naader Shagagi

Trained in Raja yoga at the Self Realization Fellowship in Los Angeles and Hatha yoga at The Yoga College of India, Beverly Hills, Naader Shagagi has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation since 1983. A former Ph.D. Candidate in Engineering, Naader also studied Philosophy and Religion before coming to Los Angeles as a disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda in 1985. A student of the great yoga master, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Sufi Mystic, Pir Inayat Khan, Naader brings a culmination of intensive study and personal experience presented to you through his Yoga of Mystics® philosophy.

Our aim is to help others REALIZE and spread the knowledge of UNITY, so that the bias of faiths and beliefs may of itself fall away, the human heart may overflow with love, and all hatred caused by distinctions and differences may be rooted out for the sake of harmony.

Our ideal is to educate the heart, mind and body of humanity, one at a time, in the Universal Ideal of ONENESS with GOD.


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