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Project Description

Join Yogini Kaliji and the TYI Team in Orange County, Southern California for programs held throughout the year including yogaflow, nada yoga, jnana yoga, and plant-based diet. Orange County is famous for ideal weather, stunning beaches and mountains, top tourist attractions, and great communities—the quintessential California experience.

From childhood, Yogini Kaliji said she would move to the Los Angeles area, and now Kaliji lives an hour south of L.A. in Mission Viejo. The city of Mission Viejo (Spanish for “old mission”) in southern Orange County is one of the largest master-planned communities ever built under a single project in the United States, and one of the safest places to live nationwide. Its neighborhoods and shopping areas are interspersed with many parks and green spaces, and roadways flow with the natural landscape. The community was planned around the twin cornerstones of nature and culture.

There are 53 parks and trails (approximately two parks per square mile) totaling over 800 acres of natural space, and electrical and communication cables run underground preserving views. Community cultural events are scheduled frequently throughout the year.  Mission Viejo and surrounding areas offer endless opportunities for walking and hiking at the beaches, canyons, lakes, and wilderness areas. There are also many vegan restaurants to choose from!

Programs are held at the lovely and spacious Lake Mission Viejo clubhouse. The lake offers private-membership to Mission Viejo residents who can enjoy boating, swimming, picnics, sandy beaches, and great views.

VISITING INFORMATION

For rides and daily transportation, we have the following options:

1. Renting car at airport: if you prefer renting your own car, both SNA and LAX offer several options.
A 5 day rental at SNA ~ $120; From LAX~ $150.

2. Pickup/ airport transportation: if you prefer not to drive,

~ Kelli can arrange pick up from airport.  Please email her directly with your flights: info@triyoga.com

Fairfield Inn Mission Viejo
26328 Oso Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 582-7100

We receive a group discount at the Fairfield Inn (part of the Marriott hotel group), located about a five minute walk from the TriYoga ashrama. The cost is $130–$135 per night. If you would like to stay at the hotel, let us know. There are no cancellations/refunds once booked. Please also let us know if you’d like a single room or to share with another participant.  The group rate is only available in advance: contact Hari for more information.
 
Other options include short term rentals by the beach for those who prefer staying by the water. You can check them out on Vrbo.com or airbnb.com

Whole Foods Marketplace
(about 10 minute drive from hotel)
23932 Aliso Creek Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
7 AM–10 PM

Mother’s Market (Health food and cafe)
(about 10 minute drive from hotel)
24165 Paseo de Valencia
Laguna Woods, CA 92653
7 AM–10 PM

Pavillions
(Closest supermarket to hotel: about 3–5 minute drive)
26022 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
5:30 AM–midnight

Trader Joe’s
(approx 7 minute drive from hotel)
25410 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
8 AM–9 PM

VEGAN RESTAURANTS

Veggie Grill
(approx 10 minute drive from from hotel)
27321 La Paz Road #A
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 362-9649
11 AM–9 PM, delivery available! $10 minimum, $5 delivery charge

Native Foods
(approx 15 minute drive from hotel)
26705 Aliso Creek Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 831-1926
11 AM–10 PM (Wednesday is 2-for-1 with purchase of drinks)

(approx 15 minute drive from hotel)
191 E Main Street Suite 1B
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 371 0976
Mon-Thurs 11- 9 (kitchen closes at 830), Fri-Sat 9-9

Seabirds Kitchen
(approx 20 minute drive from hotel)
2930 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 549-2584
11 AM–9 PM

JUICE

(approx 10 minute drive from hotel)
at Plaza de la Paz (same shopping center as Veggie Grill)
27261 La Paz Rd Unit B
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 716 5560
Sun- Thursday 8 am – 9 pm, Fri-Sat 8 am- 10 pm

Nektar

Two locations nearby:

(approx 5 minute drive from hotel)
28391 Marguerite Pkwy.
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 267-3940
7 AM–7 PM

(approx 15 minute drive from hotel, in same shopping plaza as Native Foods)
26731 Aliso Creek Rd Ste B
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 537-2990
7 AM–8 PM

Thrive
(approx 10 minute drive from ashrama)
30301 Golden Lantern St Ste A
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 495-2200
8 AM–5:30 PM

Project Juice
(approx 20 minute drive from ashrama)
1100 S. Pacific Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
7 AM–6 PM

 

COFFEE

Starbucks (in the shopping plaza adjacent to hotel, a short walk away)
26342 Oso Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 348-0618
Open until 8:30pm every day

Starbucks (inside Pavilion supermarket, listed above)
26022 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949)-582-0672
Open until 8pm every day

It’s A Grind Coffee House (same shopping center as Trader Joe’s, listed above)
25522 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 768-2633
Open until 8pm every day

SERVICES

Diamond Massage (Chinese massage)
27500 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
10 AM—10 PM
about 10 minutes from hotel
$22 (tip not included) for an hour-long massage of neck, shoulders, legs and feet
$40 (tip not included) for an hour-long full-body massage
(approx 15 minute drive from hotel)
23012 Alicia Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 770 2878
Mon-Sat 9 am- 7 pm, Sunday 10-5
Manicure and pedicure from $35

 

 

Directions to Lake Mission Viejo and to nature sites
Lake Mission Viejo Clubhouse, location of daily programs
22555 Olympiad Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
From Fairfield Inn:
about 12 minutes/5.5 miles
—exit hotel, right on Oso Pkwy (continue 0.7 miles)
—left on Marguerite Pkwy (continue  4.2 miles)
—right on Olympiad Rd (continue 0.2 miles)
—right at Lake Mission Viejo
At the gate, give your name to the staff person and inform you are attending the TriYoga program at the Clubhouse.
The left corner of the parking lot is most convenient. A paved path leads to the Clubhouse.
Beaches:
Meet at Starbucks
32880 Pacific Coast Hwy #42
Dana Point, CA 92629
From Fairfield Inn:
about 12 minutes/5.5 miles
—exit hotel, left on Oso Pkwy (continue 0.2 miles)
—left on Cabot Rd (1.7 miles)
—right on Crown Valley Pkwy (6 miles)
—on descent toward beach, use left hand turn lane at sign for Gelson’s Market/CVS
—Starbucks is in the center of the Monarch Bay Shopping Plaza.
31671 Isle Vista
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
From Fairfield Inn:
about 15 min/8 miles
—exit hotel, left on Oso Pkwy (continue 0.2 miles)
—left on Cabot Rd (1.7 miles)
—right on Crown Valley Pkwy (3.2 miles)
—right on Alicia Pkwy (0.2 miles)
—left on Pacific Island Drive (1.7 miles)
—right on Ocean Way (0.2 miles)
—left on Isle Vista (0.1 miles)
Canyons:
28373 Alicia Parkway
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
From Fairfield Inn:
About 10 minutes/4.3 miles
—exit hotel, left on Oso Pkwy (continue 2.8 miles, becomes Pacific Park Dr)
—left on Alicia Pkwy (continue 1.4 miles)
—right on Awma Rd, follow signs for parking
30952 Oso Parkway
Coto De Caza, CA 92679
From Fairfield Inn:
About 12 minutes/5.5 miles
—exit hotel, right on Oso Pkwy (continue 5.5 miles)
—right at sign for Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park
The turn is just before a T-intersection where Oso Pkwy ends.

...in the flow