Rachel Skinner, LMT, CYT

Events & Retreats


Urban Retreat LA



Saturday, October 12: 10AM to 5PM

Led by Visionary Craniosacral Worker and yoga teacher Caroline Cardino; assisted by Body&Soul Worker and yoga teacher Rachel Skinner, LMT, CYT.

This day retreat is a curated sampler of Caroline Cardino’s 2020 Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training. Experience the slow-building transformative fire of her 2-hour Yoga Intensive, yogic self-reflection and meditation, and learn a few delicious savasana assists!

Whether or not you’re interested in teacher training, the Urban Retreat LA experience will give you powerful tools to stay grounded during these tumultuous times, reignite your inner heart fire to allow more authentic connection to yourself and others, and leave you feeling calm, open, and strong.

Invigorate your practice, expand your yoga community, and explore various energetic realities. Gift yourself a full day of detoxifying, path-illuminating ancient practices at a gorgeous, zen loft on the east side of Los Angeles.

This full-day experience includes:

  • 5 heart-opening & state-altering workshops

  • 2hr yoga intensive with delicious hands-on assists and energy holds from a seasoned Visionary Craniosacral Worker and a Reiki-trained Thai Yoga Massage specialist

  • Nourishing catered vegetarian Ayurvedic lunch, coffee, tea, and snacks 

  • Exploring powerful energy holds and qi cultivation techniques

  • Learning legit savasana assists and thai yoga moves 

  • Walking the inner labyrinth to the Soul in deep guided meditation

  • Expanding your yoga community with other lovely beings

  • Access to a spa-like shower if you need to rinse after morning yoga

Transformative Workshops:

  • Lighting Heart Fire: yoga intensive with Caroline

  • Removing Roadblocks: introspective journaling

  • Shifting Awareness: qigong & energy cultivation

  • Conscious Connection: partnered yoga assists (a taste of Yoga Teacher Training!)

  • Chakra Integration: astral meditation with Rachel


Open to all levels, all bodies, all orientations.

If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know on the registration form.

Besides a day of amazing connections and awakenings, Urban Retreat LA also offers a mindfully-curated sampler of experiences from the 300hr Rising Moon Yoga Teacher Training we’re offering January to June 2020! If a YTT with us sounds compelling, come give it a try at the Urban Retreat - the retreat fee can be applied to your deposit for the teacher training!


  • WHEN: October 12, 2019 - 10am to 5pm

  • WHERE: Zen loft near Beverly and Vermont, Los Angeles, CA (address provided upon registration)

  • INVESTMENT: $140, payable upon registration

Limited space, we recommend early registration.

Rising Moon School of Yoga

2020 Pilot Programs

Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training

created and led by Caroline Cardino, assisted by Rachel Skinner

300-hour Teacher Training + 6 months of mindfully-curated Yoga Study, Virtual Classroom, Mentoring, & 2 Retreats

Online and self-directed Yoga Study and Mentoring - January to June, 2020

Two, 8-day Teacher Training Retreats in Joshua Tree, CA - Feb 20-27 and Jun 22-29, 2020

Choose between our full Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training and Yoga Study Program online course!

Morning Intensives in Joshua Tree

created and led by Caroline Cardino, assisted by Rachel Skinner

Join teacher trainees for the Morning Intensives during one or both of their Training Retreats in Joshua Tree, CA:

WINTER: Feb 20-27 | SUMMER: Jun 22-29, 2020

Each Retreat offers 8 days of Chakra-themed Morning Intensives: Caroline’s vigorous 2-hour yoga practice, guided meditation, and yoga study.

Reinvigorate your yoga practice and gift yourself a much-needed break from daily life! Create your own week-long retreat in Joshua Tree, joining us in the mornings for Morning Intensives, and taking the afternoons and evenings to relax, restore, and explore the beauty and local attractions of the National Park and the quirky California desert towns that surround it.


Moon Sisters

A community of inspired women.

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Welcome to the Portland Moon Sisters!

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We do so much! We feel so much! We lose connection to our inner Self and our community of sisters. We live in a culture that encourages us to alienate our bodies and our cycles. The cycles of the moon shift our sensitivity and awareness to these truths and our deepest desires to relax, connect, and align


When we’re disconnected, we’re not living in the present moment. The mind runs wild regretting the past and worrying about the future. It becomes difficult to fully listen to our inner Self and connect to our Divine Feminine, causing stress and discomfort.

On the other hand, when we let go and start connecting to our inner wisdom, there's less doing-and-thinking and more feeling-and-being. There's less taking control and more living in flow. Life becomes effortless and fun! We benefit so much from tuning in to ourselves and each other. 

This group is for women who are ready to shift stress into relaxation, pain into peace, start giving back to themselves, letting go of control, and finding balance between giving and receiving. 

Get ready to be powerful, present, and embrace who you are! With a current membership of over 200 women, it is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the sisterhood!

Every new moon you're invited to join our circle! Click the button below to find out about our next event. 

Portland Moon Sisters is a part of the Global Sisterhood movement uniting women around the world, supporting women to come together and witness the Divine Feminine that's in each and every one of us.