Welcome to Gaia House Retreat,  where we provide an uplifting atmosphere that promotes inspiration and focus for your small group.

Gaia House is a large retreat house located amidst 700 acres of forests and meadows in Northern California’s Sierra Nevada foothills. The ambience of the house lends itself to positive group interactions promoting inspiration and unity.

Gaia House is host to small groups including family reunions, wedding parties, meditation & spiritual groups, wellness programs, business & staff retreats, and workshops; as well as offering pre-planned programs and courses throughout the year. Our experienced retreat staff is also happy to offer custom selected classes* to support your group’s needs.

Gaia House's Highlights:

  • Private grounds and garden with scenic views
  • Dedicated Learning Suite and outdoor meetings spaces
  • Sleeps up to 13 people, with overflow nearby
  • Family-style dining area and fully equipped kitchen
  • Six uniquely furnished bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms
  • Sustainable rammed earth walls, 4700 sq.ft of space
  • 1, 2 or 3 meals per day available* or cook your own
  • Wireless internet access
  • AC over Summer
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Nearby recreational facilities and outdoor activities
  • Massage, ayurvedic treatments and other healing modalities*

*Additional costs apply, please arrange with Expanding Light staff

Our Policy: alcohol/substance/smoke free and strictly vegetarian.

"There aren't words for the sacred time we spent at Gaia House. Everyone was blown away by the space and the energy of the property. Thank you for helping to line this up, and for the beautiful, loving energy that you and everyone else that lives and practices there puts into the property."” - from "Finding Our Stillpoint Group"


Virtual Tour aerail view
view from the fireplace to the kitchen aerial tour

We invite you to watch both our virtual tour of the interiors of the house and our aerial tour to give you a feel for our location.

We look forward to learning about your group and what you hope to achieve during your retreat. We will also be happy to discuss any requests you have regarding supportive custom programming.*

Please, feel free to contact Krishnadas on 800.346.5350 with any questions you may have.


*Additional costs may apply, please arrange with Expanding Light staff





14618 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, California 95959   •   800.346.5350   •   contact us