Retreats + Events

Dinner Under the Stars & Skylar Payne

May 28, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
Join us for "Dinner Under the Stars" with musical guest Skylar Payne. Gates will open at 6pm allowing for plenty of time to tour the cabins, say "Howdy" to the longhorn herd, and check out the ranch. Relax and take in the views, or play a friendly game of Cornhole while our chef prepares an exquisite meal. Chef Brian Watson is at the helm this evening and is a tried and true Ponderosa staple for our dinners. You won't be disappointed with this al fresco 4 course dinner under the Texas stars and string lights. Following dinner we will be…

The Peaceful & Powerful Women’s Retreat w/ Tina Haapala

July 1 - 3, 2022
The Peaceful & Powerful Women’s Retreat is a weekend filled with yoga classes, mini-workshops, sound healing, campfire activities, and more to help you relax and reset! You deserve this time to get away and treat yourself! Your snacks and meals with be thoughtfully prepared for you.  You can hike, paddle around the pond, feed a real Texas longhorn, or schedule an hour-long relaxing massage.  Or you can set yourself up under a tree with a good book and a cold drink and allow yourself to be still. You’ll participate in as many (or few) of the activities as you would…

Awaken the Goddess Within (Yoga & Henna w/ Lori+Chelsea+Shannon)

July 9, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
"Awaken the Goddess Within" is a workshop designed to help each of us embrace our feminine qualities without relinquishing our power. Can we be soft AND bold? Can we maintain grace in the face of hard times? Can we embody everything it means to be a sensual woman and also kick ass in the workplace, hold our own in most any arena, and maintain boundaries that honor our worth? Hell yes we can. We will explore topics such as sensuality, out-dated archetypes, and the boundless wild woman energy that is our birthright and how we can harness that to fulfill…

CAMP DETOX – Heart of a Warrior Retreat

With Lori Klinger

August 25 - 28, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
This special offering at The Ponderosa is not for the faint of heart. I am inviting 10 brave warriors who are ready to do some soul work to join me for a retreat that is sure to be challenging, exhilarating, and illuminating. This is a 3 night/4 day intensive, unique experience of letting go and connecting deeply to self, and to the natural rhythms of nature. We will be practicing detoxification on every level. Prepare to dive deep so that we may shine the light on what lies beneath our distractions and personal vices. We will be exchanging our phones…

Texas Reboot Retreat w/ Karen Vanneck

September 2 - 5, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
Join us for an incredible 3-day retreat at The Ponderosa Guest Ranch in Forestburg, TX. Space is limited to only 10 participants. So Giddy Up and grab your bunk! This will be a relaxing adventure in nature with Karen Vanneck. Join us to disconnect from your busy life and reconnect with yourself and nature. EVERYONE is welcome!  If you are personally IN recovery, or if you are affected by someone who is in active addiction or is in recovery, please join us. A retreat is a powerful gift and allows you to check-in with YOU! We could all use a…

NEW MOON RETREAT – A Retreat for Women

With Lori Klinger

September 22 - 25, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
Join us at the ranch for some NEW MOON magic! Step away from the hustle and bustle of city-life and retreat to the countryside to enjoy the healing power of wide open spaces and fresh air. Indulge in a lil' yoga, longhorn love, and long overdue downtime. Bond with like-minded women, dine on clean chef-prepared cuisine, and get your cowgirl on! During this retreat we will explore what it means to step into our power, speak our truth, and rely on our inner wisdom. The new moon is a particularly auspicious time to move into a place of POSSIBILITY!  This…

Wild West Yoga Fest – VENDOR

October 15, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
If you have already been APPROVED by coordinator and ranch owner, Lori Klinger, please feel free to register NOW...if not, HOLD YOUR HORSES! We are so very excited that you have an interest in being a part of our festival, and we are thrilled with the possibility for you to highlight your goods/services in our "Vendor Village", but PRIOR APPROVAL is required in order to purchase a vendor booth/table for our first WILD WEST YOGA FEST. The screening process is in place to ensure that we are offering plenty of variety and to limit the chance of over saturating our…

Wild West Yoga Fest – VIP PASS

October 15, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
We are offering only 20 VIP passes to this years' Wild West Yoga Fest!! The pass includes a day pass to the fest plus a few additional perks. The VIP pass allows you one item of your choice from our merch booth, gives you access to the side stage "artist lounge" with open beer/wine bar, and also allows you to join in any day event at The Ponderosa within a years' time. Only 20 people along with our sponsors will get the royal treatment at this years festival. First come first served! Don't wait to grab yours! Register TODAY!  

Wild West Yoga Fest

October 15, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
YEEHAW! We are beyond excited to host the 2nd annual WILD WEST YOGA FEST here at the ranch! We cannot wait to see yogis, hippies, and cowboys join us from far and wide to experience this OM-mazing day of health, wellness and high vibes. Whether you're a festival junkie or this is your very first, we want to share all the goodness that is in store for you and what to expect from this incredible day... YOUR DAY PASS INCLUDES: *A full day of Texas' best yoga teachers sharing their wisdom, knowledge and passion with all of you. We have…

THE WELL – A Retreat for Yoga Teachers

With Lori Klinger

November 10 - 13, 2022
The Ponderosa Guest Ranch
As a yoga teacher I am certainly not immune to the ebb and flow of creativity, motivation, and inspiration. Throughout my 20 year teaching career, in my effort to keep burn out and boredom at bay, I have made it a personal practice to "go back the well". This simply means going back to study with my teacher, or going on retreat alone, or saying YES to learn something new in order to keep my teachings fresh and my students engaged. And now for the first time ever I am creating the opportunity right here at the ranch for teachers…