Cultivate peace and rejuvenate in paradise….

Mind, Body, and Spirit Retreat
February 19 – 24, 2019

Join Jennifer Grubba, founder of MN YOGA + Life Magazine and Blue Lotus Yoga Retreats, and Nicole Christianson founder of Live True Yoga as they co-host a yoga retreat at Tulum’s original wellness resort, Amansala. Amansala is Sanskrit named after the peaceful crystal clear waters of Tulum, and is one of Tulum’s most iconic, eco-chic boutique hotels. We will also give back to the local community in Tulum by engaging in a karma project together. You want to see more good in the world? Create it!

NOURISH:
Delicious “from the earth to your plate” meals made with fresh and local ingredients. See sample menu.

STRENGTHEN:
Yoga, meditation, and wellness practices daily.

RESTORE:
Spa services including Mayan Healing treatments offer a truly unique, Tulum experience.

REST:
Fall asleep to the soothing sound of the ocean in beautifully styled rooms with a Eco-Chic signature bohemian feel.

ENJOY:
Some of Mexico’s finest white sand beaches
Salsa dance lesson
A full bar including wine, beer, fresh mango margaritas, cocktails, cold coconuts, smoothies, etc.


ABOUT THE HOSTS
JENNIFER GRUBBA:
Jennifer is the Founder and Editor in Chief of MN YOGA + Life® Magazine and hosts yoga retreats as the Founder of Blue Lotus Yoga Retreats. She is passionate about making yoga and wellness more accessible to others, and travel for growth. Jennifer has led retreats in Mexico, Sedona, Iceland, and Napa. You can find her writings in MN YOGA + Life Magazine and at www.jennifergrubba.com. Jennifer is a proud mother of two, practices as a School Psychologist and holds graduate degrees in psychology and education. Jennifer is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher, and teaches yoga in corporate settings, studios, and events such as the Minnesota State Fair, and the Minneapolis Yoga Conference. Her mission as the founder of MN YOGA + Life® is to curate an artfully crafted publication that unites the Minnesota yoga community, gives locals a voice, and serves as resource to help readers live their best life. Jennifer was born and raised in the Minneapolis (Minnesota) area but has also lived on the East Coast where she attended graduate school.

NICOLE CHRISTIANSON:
Nicole is the owner and founder of Live True Yoga. She was introduced to Yoga in 2007 when fighting an eating disorder and over time, fell in love with yoga, learning the beauty of imperfection and love for herself. Yoga was and still is an instrumental piece in her recovery. Practicing for over 12 years and teaching for the last 6 years, Nicole has guided over 2500 yoga classes. She completed the YogaWorks 200 hour program under the training of Alexandria Crow. Live True Yoga is a dream come true for this Finance grad from Arizona State University. She humbly watches this labor of love develop into an amazing community for spreading the joy of yoga.


WHAT’S INCLUDED:
Accommodations and all meals except one off-site dinner.
Snacks
Daily yoga, meditation and wellness practices
Coffee and tea
Yoga props and mats
Salsa dancing lesson
Use of bikes
Beach towels
Karma Project. Details TBA.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
Airfare. You book your own flight into Cancun.
Ground transportation.

Amansala can arrange transportation for you from the Cancun International airport with a reliable and comfortable service that they have been using for many years. It takes about 90 mins to reach them from the airport. You will be contacted by Amansala directly about 15 days prior to departure to schedule ground transport.

TRANSPORT PRICING:
Private transfer $135
2 people sharing $70 each
3 people sharing $60 each
4 people sharing $50 each
5 people sharing $45
6 plus $40

Spa services. Book your services upon arrival. No need to prebook.
Alcoholic beverages.
One off-site dinner.We will dine in Tulum at a local restaurant together.

PLANNING YOUR FLIGHTS:
February 19 we will begin with a snack and check-in around 3 or 4 and dinner around 7:00pm. February 24 will conclude with a light breakfast, a morning practice, followed brunch and check out at noon.

ITINERARY:
A detailed Itinerary will be published closer to the retreat and is subject to change. In general, you can expect a morning and evening yoga and meditation practice. We will offer a variety of classes including vinyasa, yin, restorative, and barre/yoga fusion. All levels welcome. We strongly abide by the mantra, “It’s a yoga practice, not a yoga perfect.”

SAMPLE ITINERARY:
Light breakfast 7:15
Morning yoga 8:30
Brunch 10:00
Free time (swimming, spa treatments, guided wellness activities/meditations, karma yoga project)
Snack 2:30
Evening yoga 5:00
Dinner 7:00

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Less than 90 days prior to retreat start date – None
91-180 days prior to retreat start date – 50% refund

Booking or roommate questions?
See: http://www.livetrueyogastudio.com/retreats

or contact Nicole at:
nicole@livetrueyogastudio.com

ROOM PRICING:
Beach Front Deluxe King Double Occupancy $1,559.00
Beach Front Deluxe King Single Occupancy $2,299.00
Beach Front King Double Occupancy $1,529.00
Beach Front King Single Occupancy $2,099.00
Bed in Double Beachfront (2 Queens) $1,459.00
Bed in Double Room (2 Queens) $1,369.00
Bed in Garden Triple Room (3 Queens) $1,249.00
Garden Basico Queen Double Occupancy $1,229.00
Garden Basico Queen Single Occupancy $1,609.00
Garden Plus King Double Occupancy $1,399.00
Garden Plus King Single Occupancy $1,909.00
Semi Seaview King Double $1,459.00
Semi Seaview King Single $1,929.00

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