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December 2016 
A Women's Circle by the Sea
Isla Mujeres, Mexico - March 18-25

Women_s Circle by the Sea Portals to the Self

Ceci McDonnell LISW and Karen Rosenberg, LISW, experienced therapists and guides, are offering their women's retreat and sacred circle for the 17th year on Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Ceci is committed to helping women ignite and bring forth their passion, personal power and creative self to transform themselves and the world. Karen strongly believes in the healing power of community in women's lives and is committed to the process of creating communities which encourage women's growth, individually and collectively. Both Ceci and Karen are psychotherapists in private practice.

Joining Ceci and Karen will be Lisa Hernandez, our Yoga teacher. Lisa's devotion is to help women inhabit their bodies with loving-attention and respect, inviting us to respond intuitively to our body's wisdom. Lisa is a guide of indigenous sacred sites and a teacher of the ancient Maya and their culture.
The Isla Mujeres, Mexico retreat is on a beautiful island, the Isle of Women, in the tranquil turquoise Caribbean Sea. This small island, sacred to Ixchel, the Mayan Moon Goddess, was historically a place for healing rituals among the Mayan people. Participants will stay at the Na Balam Spa Hotel, a small boutique hotel on the beach where landscaped trails, tropical gardens with hammocks hidden away and the beauty of the ocean will provide a perfect abode for the retreat. On the last sunrise, we will create ritual at the ancient temple remnants of the Goddess Ixchel.
Storytelling, yoga, chanting, poetry, guided imagery, and more...will serve as forms to access the myriad of blessings and beauty that flow in each of us. We invite women to gather for a time of retreat and replenishment. Together, we will create a circle of abundance, compassion and support as we weave together our stories and wisdom, becoming midwives of our dreams and visions.
During the week, we will visit the Isla Mujeres Women's Bead Cooperative, a group of indigenous women who support their families making beautiful handcrafted beaded jewelry. When we started working with them fourteen years ago, there were 8 women in the coop. Now there are 57 women and our role has been to help them extend their global markets.

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Post Holiday Spa Retreat
British Columbia Winter Bliss

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Let's face it: two major holidays within a month can be stressful. First Thanksgiving and soon Christmas with all its rich foods, family dynamics and gift shopping. It's exhausting. But there is one perfect way to recover from the holidays and start the New Year right.

Book a stay with Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa, voted #2 resort in Canada by Cond� Nast, from Dec. 28 to Jan. 7 and ring in the new year with a new you. This year the Winter Health Retreat has been extended to 10 days so you'll have even more time to recover from the holidays. And we've incorporated extra leisure time so guests will be even more relaxed at the start of 2017. (Don't worry though: the resort still offers an immersive fitness experience that will leave guests feeling energized.)

This season give yourself the gift of health by booking a stay at Mountain Trek's beautiful lodge in central British Columbia and enjoy pristine wilderness surroundings, detoxify from the stressful holidays, and reset your fitness through snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. You'll also revel in complimentary massages, soak in our outdoor spa under the stars, and enjoy our beautiful yoga room with stunning views of Kootenay Lake and the Selkirk Mountains. You can also visit the healing waters of the natural hot springs only 5 minutes from the lodge.

Start the new year with a new you at Mountain Trek and return home feeling energized and excited.

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Magic of Sedona
January 21-25 & March 18-22

Sedona and Grand Canyon
Would you like an uplifting Sedona adventure to celebrate the New Year or Spring Equinox? For 20+ years, Johanna Mosca, of Sedona YogaLife Retreats, has led heart-opening spiritual Yoga journeys. Our Sedona-Grand Canyon Yoga Retreats include accommodations at Arabella Hotel with breakfast. Relax with gentle indoor yoga, meditation and coaching. Enjoy short, leisurely hikes with yoga/meditation at majestic red rock vistas, visits to sacred sites, and free time. Explore the awesome Grand Canyon. Connect with mystical vortex energy, reflect on life's messages, clear out the past with gratitude, and set intentions to achieve your goals. Johanna limits attendance to seven so she can give everyone individualized attention and a private one-hour healing session - in either life coaching, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, or Yoga Nidra Stress Relief. No Yoga or hiking experience required. Retreats were featured three times in Yoga Journal, twice in Shape, and listed first in Sunset Magazine's "Ten Inspirational Retreats."

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Healthy Vacation in Nicaragua
Reboot your system in Paradise

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February 19th - 25th health, yoga, sightseeing retreat to escape the winter.
Join Miriam RM, Health and Lifestyle Coach, for a week of relaxation, yoga, nourishing plant-based food, healthy habits workshops, massage and fun activities in and around the stunning Apoyo Lodge, located in the Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua. 
This retreat is the perfect setting for those who want to take a break from a busy schedule, reboot their body, reconnect with their inner selves, learn how to jump start a sustainable healthy lifestyle, all while being surrounded by a tropical dry forest and the pristine and healing waters of the beautiful crater lake. There will be time to explore the local culture and see the sights, as well as cultivating your relationship with the earth's natural elements. Suitable for all earthlings.
Rates start as low as $1,195 USD all inc!

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