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April 18-20, 2018

2018 Guest & Family Activities

Wednesday, April 18
6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.Salon FoyerSummit Registration Open
6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.RETREAT ACTIVITIES
6:30 –7:30 a.m.Gazebo
Summit Running Club*Families welcome

Meet up each morning with fellow runners and walkers to explore new and invigorating paths. No matter your fitness level or run time, you are welcome to join. The more mornings you participate, the more giveaways you will receive! No reservations necessary.
7 a.m – 1 p.m.Ritz-Carlton Lobby
Beachfront Golfing

Join peers for an 18-hole golf tournament at the Monarch Beach Golf Links. With sweeping Pacific Ocean views, Monarch is one of a select few championship oceanfront golf courses in California. Golf attire: collared shirt, no denim, no spikes. The golf registration fee includes: Green fees, pre-tournament driving range access, shared cart, breakfast and boxed lunch, and transportation to/from hotel. Coaches will pick up in front of the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel beginning at 7 am with a final hotel pick-up at 7:30am. Those staying at the Monarch or other hotels may proceed straight to the course. Breakfast will be served upon arrival, and tee-off time is at 8:30 am. Shuttles will return to the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel at 1 pm. Clubs can be rented through the Monarch clubhouse by calling 949.240.8247. Please note that shoes are not available for rent. If you are bringing your own clubs, the hotel can transfer your clubs directly to the clubouse, but please drop them off at the hotel lobby when you check in.

*Advance reservations are required
7a.m. – 12 p.m.Ritz-Carlton Lobby
Coastal Cycling

Ride along the scenic Pacific coast on an advanced road bike trek. This 40-mile ride on flat and rolling terrain is for intermediate to advanced riders. The bike registration fee includes: Elite road bike rental, helmet, roadside support and snacks. Each rider is responsible for supplying their own riding gear and shoes. Although clips can be provided, we recommend you supply pedals and clips for your bike. Cyclists will meet on the top level of the Ritz-Carlton parking lot for a final bike fitting at 7 am, bikes will depart at 7:30 am, returning at approximately noon.

*Advance reservations are required.
7 – 7:30 a.m.Pacific Promenade
Intro to Meditation, Session 1

Take 30-min for Stress Management! This brief course offers an introduction to Meditation and its benefits followed by 15 minutes of guided meditation. Our instructor practices at The Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, CA, the premier provider of experiences that improve the health and wellbeing of body, mind and spirit. Try meditation from a Chopra Center Master Educator who teaches an integrative approach to total wellbeing through self-awareness, and the practice of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda. Our guide fully believes and lives these consciousness-based teachings of Vedic science, as translated by Deepak Chopra and David Simon, the Chopra Center for Wellbeing founders. Come dressed ready for the day and learn why so many people have added meditation to their daily routine!

*Advance reservations are required.
7:30 – 8 a.m.Pacific Promenade
Intro to Meditation, Session 2

Take 30-min for Stress Management! This brief course offers an introduction to Meditation and its benefits followed by 15 minutes of guided meditation. Our instructor practices at The Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, CA, the premier provider of experiences that improve the health and wellbeing of body, mind and spirit. Try meditation from a Chopra Center Master Educator who teaches an integrative approach to total wellbeing through self-awareness, and the practice of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda. Our guide fully believes and lives these consciousness-based teachings of Vedic science, as translated by Deepak Chopra and David Simon, the Chopra Center for Wellbeing founders. Come dressed ready for the day and learn why so many people have added meditation to their daily routine!

*Advance reservations are required.
9:30am – 1 p.m.Ritz-Carlton Lobby
Sailing on the Pacific

The fresh air and cool California sea breeze create an atmosphere of relaxation and renewal. Come aboard a classic sailing schooner and a modern ketch sailboat to experience a morning out on the crystal blue Pacific, which is likened to a sail on the Italian Riviera. Sailing attire guidelines are deck or tennis shoes and jacket/windbreaker. Sailing registration fees include: round-trip transportation, boat rental, brunch and beverages. Shuttles will pick-up in front of the hotel at 9:30 am and return at approximately 1 pm.

*Advance reservations are required.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.Dana Lawn
Eat, Drink & Be HealthyFueled by Zipongo

A toast to healthy living, southern California style, on the bluff above the Pacific at sunset.
8:30 – 10:30 p.m.180blũ
Cocktails, Mocktails + MusicFueled by InstaMed

Pamper your palate with a sampling of smooth bourbons and luscious sweets while enjoying live music and stunning ocean vistas.
Thursday, April 19
6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.Salon FoyerSummit Registration Open
6 – 8 a.m.RETREAT ACTIVITIES
6 – 8 a.m.Ritz-Carlton Lobby
Laguna Beach Surf Lessons

Surf's up! Whether a beginner seeking a thorough on-boarding or an experienced surfer looking for more of a personal coach, learn and experience paddling techniques, ocean awareness and ocean safety with one of Southern California's finest.

The Surf Experience includes transportation to and from the surf spot, one 75-minute lesson and all equipment. Arrive a visitor, and leave a local.

*Avance reservations are required.
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.Gazebo
Summit Running Club*Families welcome

Meet up each morning with fellow runners and walkers to explore new and invigorating paths. No matter your fitness level or run time, you are welcome to join. The more mornings you participate, the more giveaways you will receive! No reservations necessary.
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.Dana Lawn
Yoga
Meld movement and the power of your breath for the ultimate mind-body practice, while feeling strong, flexible and balanced after a fast-paced flow class. No matter your experience level, enjoy a break to practice mindfulness.
7 – 10 p.m.Pacific Promenade Lawn
Summit Dinner Series
Fueled by Alignment Healthcare, Health Evolution, Heritage Provider Network, Leverage Healthcare & Qventus

Enjoy our brand new take on the Thursday dinner with our Summit Dinner Series featuring a uniquely themed experience complete with entertainment, savory offerings and beverages.
Friday, April 20
6:30 a.m. –1 p.m.Salon FoyerSummit Registration Open
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.RETREAT ACTIVITIES
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.Gazebo
Summit Running Club*Families welcome

Meet up each morning with fellow runners and walkers to explore new and invigorating paths. No matter your fitness level or run time, you are welcome to join. The more mornings you participate, the more giveaways you will receive! No reservations necessary.
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.Adventure Center
Boxing Workout*Families welcome

Work out with World Super Middle Weight Championship Fighter and boxing trainer to the stars, Gary Ballard! Whether you are an experienced boxer or just looking to add something new to your workout regimen, this workout is for you. Boxing can help you maximize the physical results you are looking to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle. Ballard draws from his 35-years of professional boxing and combines that experience with his knowledge of personal training to create a full-body workout using boxing techniques, conditioning drills and strength training. Ballard incorporates boxing-based exercises such as shadow boxing, mat drills and jump rope into a 1-hour warm-up and full-body workout. All equipment needed to participate in this class will be provided.

*Advance reservations are required
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.RETREAT ACTIVITIES
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.Ritz-Carlton Lobby
Paddle Board Yoga

Wrap up your time in Laguna by trying something new! Never tried paddle boarding or practiced paddle yoga? Get ready to ease into this exciting and relaxing experience in beautiful Laguna Beach. Our fun instructors will teach you everything you need to know so don’t worry if you are a beginner. Be empowered through your breath and balance to follow your bliss. Transportation and all equipment needed to participate in this class will be provided.

*Advance reservations are required.
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.Monarch Bay Sunset TerraceOceanside Cocktails + Conversation
Start the weekend relaxing with friends and their guests overlooking the Pacific.

*Families welcome
Saturday, April 21
Stay the WeekendWe encourage you and your family to stay the weekend to relax and explore Laguna Beach and Southern California. Spouse and family friendly activities are available throughout the Summit through the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel concierge.