Welcome to the new year!

"Peace is not something you wish for.
It's something you make,
something you do,
something you are,
and something you give away."

—Robert Fulghum

All Jazzed Up
Wednesday, January 8 2020 — 6 to 9pm

Featuring the Gulf Coast Symphony Jazz Quintet. An indoor artisan market will include eclectic products for sale, farmer's market-style, from the site's organic garden, local vendors, area artists and craftsmen. Featured artist Janis McCracken will be at the event with artwork on display. Matt Kearney, the potter and ceramic artist from Upriver Ceramics in Bonita Springs, will have his potter's wheel for free demonstration classes at 6pm and 8:30pm.

Harvest & Wisdom will offer dinner service starting at 5pm, as well as appetizers, beer and wine in the lounge. Dinner reservations are suggested. Stop by our Organic Spa for free mini spa treatments. On your way in or out, a visit to our unique Gift Shop is a must see.

Share your contact information with The Spa on Art and Soul Night and receive for a limited time a complimentary Sauna/Steam Session. No transfers, no extensions, one per guest.

Shangri-La Springs Gardening Classes with Cecelia Morales

Thursday January 16 and 30

  • Showcasing vegetables, leafy greens, and herbs that will love your Spring garden
  • How to successfully start your seed trays
  • Seed packet takeaways

Thursday February 6 and 13

  • Beginning composting
  • Organic fertilizing
  • Cutting and seed takeaways

Class will take place outside on the garden side tennis courts

4 to 5pm

About Cecelia Morales
Organic Garden Manager at Shangri-La Springs Hotel and Spa Resort. I love educating on the awesome potential of perennial vegetables, and fruits in the home garden!

$20 per ticket

Tickets must be purchased by the Wednesday before the class

Treat Yourself at The Spa
For the month of January, receive 15% off any of our new Seaweed-Based Services featuring our organic product line, VOYA.

Located on a historic property, long famous for its invigorating powers, The Spa at Shangri-La Springs offers organic serenity. Whether you're looking for rejuvenation or relaxation you'll feel like you’ve turned back the clock in more ways than one. Enjoy a full menu of organic spa treatments at our beautiful estate featuring a natural spring, lush botanic gardens, and more. Experience the healing beneifts of all our spa offerings, a truly unique spa experience where you can easily spend an hour, or spend a day...

For more information about the spa, services offered or to book an appointment, please call (239) 676-7334 or email TheSpa@shangrilasprings.com.

The Spa is open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm.

"relax in health, healing, and wholeness"

Seasonal ingredients just-picked from the property's organic, no-till garden or grass fed, pastured-raised protein delivered from nearby Circle C Farm, will be expertly and lovingly crafted into unique and delectable dishes at Harvest & Wisdom.

To make a reservation, please call 239-319-5544 or Reserve Online.

Open Weekly
Lunch 11am to 3pm / Tue – Sat
Happy Hour 4 to 6pm / Thu, Fri, Sat only
Dinner 5 to 9pm / Thu, Fri, Sat only

It's a New Year

At Shangri-La Springs our Gift Shop offers one-of-a-kind pieces created by local artists, along with clothing for a well-dressed casual lifestyle, perfect for any occasion. We invite you to stop by the shop, located in the Great House, and indulge yourself in nature-inspiring gems, intricate jewelry, memorable greeting cards, embellished bags, and handcrafted soaps.

The Gift Shop is open 7 days a week from 10am to 6pm.

Programs and workshops for Mind, Body, Spirit and Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Zen Yoga with Susan Lovett
This gentle yoga class invites the student to explore both mindful movement and deep stillness, integrating yin, restorative and qi gong poses.  Enjoy a five element and chakra harmonizing sequence with a seasonal twist. Crystal singing bowl meditation completes the class. A practice of no expectations. Drop in class, All levels welcome.

Fridays in January - 3, 10, 17, 24
9:30 to 10:45am

About Susan Lovett
Sue Lovett, ERYT, Soul Lightening Acupressure Teacher and Practitioner and Licensed Massage Therapist, FL, MA.  Sue has been offering classes, privates & retreats in SWF and Cape Cod, MA for the past 12 years.  She is the founder of Yogapressure©, integrating yin yoga and acupressure. Sue completed Insight Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Sarah Powers, is a Certified Relax & Renew Restorative Yoga Teacher with Judith Lasater and is a current student of Tias Little, Prajna Yoga and Fred Eppsteiner, Florida Community of Mindfulness.

No need to sign up in advance, Cash or check payment

More Info @ hummingbirdenergyhealingarts.com

Call or Text Sue Lovett with any questions 617-921-1037

Bliss Night Out with Sue Lovett
An evening retreat... enjoy restorative yoga, aromatherapy, warm Himalayan salt stones, self-care acupressure, healing touch, and crystal singing bowl guided meditation. Each bliss night will have a theme in tune with the rhythms of the season.

Monday January 6
6:30 to 8pm

About Sue Lovett
Evening is guided by Sue Lovett and special guest teacher or massage therapist. Sue Lovett, FL & MA Yoga Teacher, LMT, Soul Lightening International Acupressure practitioner and teacher has been offering class is SWFL and Cape Cod for the past 12 years

Advance sign up is required with Sue, text or call 617-921-1037

Yoga for Wellness with Mary Cline Golbitz
A gentle yoga class designed to help you stay healthy in a relaxed community atmosphere.   In addition to yoga poses our classes will often explore breathwork, meditation, energy, acupressure, and essential oils.  Our practice integrates mind, body and Spirit.

Wednesdays in January - 8, 15, 22, 29
9:30 to 10:45am

About Mary Cline Golbitz
Mary has been teaching yoga for more than a decade. She is also a massage therapist and Reiki and acupressure. Her experiences as an attorney and social worker help her to treat her students with compassion and instruct clearly. Her classes combine her various areas of interest and are perfect for all levels of yoga explores. 

No need to sign up in advance, Cash or check payment

More Info @ www.hummingbirdenergyhealingarts.com
Call 207 479-4082 or email marygcline@gmail.com

Yoga Nidra Meditation with Jane Carroo
Yoga Nidra is a sleep based guided meditation.  Gentle stretching and breathing techniques lead to a relaxing guided meditation.  Experiencing a peaceful place where one can reconnect and regain their center, naturally dissolves tension and stress.  As a result, people feel refreshed and their energy is recharged.

Wednesday January 8 and 22
11am to 12pm

About Jane Carroo
Jane is a Certified Yoga Nidra teacher with a background as a Life Coach, Certified Professional Organizer, Author and Educator. Having lived in a chaotic world for many years, she longed for a way to create balance in her life. During her quest to find balance and peace, she found Yoga Nidra Meditation to be just the practice she was seeking to sustain her lifestyle.  In under an hour you can receive the benefits of 3-4 hours of sleep. It’s magical!

Walk-ins are welcome or email thepeacefulpresence@comcast.net to pre-register

Sound Healing Experience with Sacred Sound Sisters
Join the Sacred Sound Sisters for an uplifting journey led by sound as you relax to vibrational frequencies of healing sounds. Let the relaxing sounds of the crystal bowls, gong, and crystal pyramid wash over your body and soothe your mind. Leave feeling uplifted, relaxed and serene. Bring a yoga mat, pillow, blanket and water.

Friday January 10
7 to 8:30pm

About Sacred Sound Sisters
Sacred Sound Sisters is a group of sound healers from Southwest Florida. The healers use crystal singing bowls, a crystal pyramid, gong and other sound healing instruments to provide an uplifting journey. Each sound healer brings her own unique energy to the sound healing experience. Sacred Sound Sisters intend to provide listeners with a deeply soothing experience allowing them to relax and be transported to higher meditative spaces.

Pay at door or register online @ lizzcohoon.com/shangrilasound/ticket

More info @ lizzcohoon.com/shangrilasound

De-Stressing with Mindful Meditation with Paulette Grotrian
Mindfulness meditation is a practice that grounds one in the body, opens the heart, clears the mind, and allows for transforming negative mind habits into a more positive way of seeing and being with oneself and the world. Meditation session, beginning with a guided meditation, some teaching on mindfulness and discussion.

Wednesday January 15 and 29
11am to 12pm

About Paulette Grotrian
Paulette is an experienced meditator and mindfulness meditation teacher. She teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and is a Certified Mindful Self Compassion (MSC), having trained with Jon Kabat-Zinn and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness and also with Kristen Neff and Christopher Germer through the University of California San Diego Medical School Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.  Paulette says mindfulness meditation has calmed her anxious moments, helped her make better decisions, and has awakened joy in her daily life.  Sharing mindfulness is her passion.  

No need to sign up in advance, Cash or check payment
More Info: mmindfulnesswithpaulette@weebly.com
Phone 734-276-7707 or email mindfulnesswithpaulette@gmail.com

For more information about Classes, Workshops and other Programs hosted at Shangri-La Springs, please visit shangrilasprings.com/programs or call 239-949-0749.

JANFEB20 Art Show

Janis McCracken will have her original art work on display at Shangri-La Springs from January 1 through February 29 2020.

For more information about all Events and Classes, please visit our calendar @ shangrilasprings.com/calendar.

Please Vote

The ballot is out for Gulfshore Life Magazine Best of Gulfshore 2020 “Readers’ Choice”! Below are the specific categories that we are asking our followers to consider voting us in so that we can win a “Readers’ Best of Choice”.

Click here for survey to vote @ surveymonkey.com/r/2020BestoftheGulfshore



Best Arts, Entertainment & Shopping: Event Venue
Best Attractions & Resorts: Historical Site
Best Beauty & Wellness: Day Spa
Best Beauty & Wellness: Facial
Best Beauty & Wellness: Massage

Harvest & Wisdom:
Restaurant - Best Cuisine: Farm to Table Restaurant
Restaurant - Best Food Item: Healthy/Organic Restaurant
Restaurant - Best Dining Amenities: New Restaurant
Best Drinks & Dessert: Key Lime Pie

The vote ends at midnight on January 31.

About Shangri-La Springs

Built in 1921, Shangri-La Springs is a vibrant part of historic downtown Bonita Springs. Renowned for its breathtaking indoor and outdoor settings, Shangri-La Springs is a popular event and wedding venue rated GOLD in the Naples Daily News 2019 Best of Bonita/Estero. The Blue Zones Project recognized organization specializes in offering guests a nexus of beneficial practices, activities and engagement opportunities that include wellness classes, art shows and special events. A range of natural and organic treatments and products including facials, massages, eucalyptus steam room, far infrared salt sauna and private garden lounge are offered at The Spa, which was rated SILVER for Day Spa in the Naples Daily News 2019 Best of Bonita/Estero. Our organic restaurant Harvest & Wisdom features ever-changing menus crafted with produce fresh from the on-site organic garden, as well as locally-sourced organic proteins and organic beverages. A visit to our unique gift shop is a must see. Welcome to our world!

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Shangri-La Springs is located at 27750 Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs. For more information on the resort, restaurant, spa and events on the property, call 239-949-0749 or go to www.ShangriLaSprings.com.

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—Addison Fischer
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