The Goddess Rising Yoga Retreat November 10-15, 2019

A glimpse into the Goddess Rising Retreat

THE GODDESS YOGA RETREAT

Join Tiffany Zoldan for a beach yoga retreat in beautiful Tulum, Mexico in November of 2019. This is a chance to ignite your SOUL, awaken your inner GODDESS, step into your POWER and connect with your TRIBE! Explore the Mayan ruins and jungle landscape of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea, all while deepening your yoga practice, absorbing a gentle ocean breeze, and setting life-affirming daily intentions.

THE PURPOSE

The mission behind this retreat – to get in touch with your true self, and awaken your inner Goddess while recognizing any barriers within, and releasing / breaking those barriers in order to move on and love yourself. Being a Goddess means being pampered and indulging the mind, body and spirit. The embodiment of this retreat to “fill up our cup” whether it’s by eating the scrumptious local food, treating yourself to a massage, skinny dipping in the ocean or enjoying some cocktails, you have permission to INDULGE!

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THE REASON

Women are divine beings often spending time comparing themselves to other women instead of elevating one another and working together as a support system. By coming to this retreat we plan on pealing off the layers, letting go of any factors holding us back, and digging deep to unveiling our feminine powers, all while connecting with our tribe.

THE WAY

We strike a balance between solo, reflective time, and social time. Through self-care practices, intelligently sequenced warming flows, meditations and walks on the beach, and powerful daily intentions, and SOUL ACTIVATING inner work, we will become the embodiment of love and the bricklayers of a cooperative human future. Expect to rid yourself of negativity through dance and movement, healing rituals, and emotional exercises that aid in the transformative process of LETTING GO and AWAKENING THE DIVINE FEMININE WITHIN YOU!

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THE LOCATION

Tulum, Mexico is about an 80 minute drive south of the Cancun Airport. Tulum is perhaps one of the most spiritually abundant little beach towns I’ve ever experienced. You can’t walk down the beach without gazing upon someone meditating, or practicing yoga. The food is healthy and delicious. The Caribbean Sea is warm and healing. People wake up for the sunrise over the ocean and climb towers to see it set over the jungle. The friendly community is off the grid but features comfortable amenities, and many healing services, from massage to clay baths to sweat lodges. Whether you seek to explore the Mayan Ruins and mystical cenotes underground crystal clear water caves, or simply lay in a hammock on the beach with a cocktail, THIS is a week to live in rhythm with nature’s cycles. This video captures the essence of what Tulum offers:

THE VILLA

Our private oceanfront villa combines the best of both worlds – privacy, spaciousness and chicness of our own 5 bedroom beach house, and the top quality service of a well-reputed resort. Where else would you have the option to ask for “room service” while staying at a beach house? Especially since ZAMAS Que Fresco restaurant is one of the best in Tulum, with seafood brought in fresh daily right out of the sea.

As soon as you walk through the gates, you will either want to change into your swimming suit and dive straight into the pool or head to the beach across the street. You will love burying your feet in the soft white sand, savoring the feeling of being on vacation in one of the best places in Riviera Maya.

CHECK OUT THE VILLA’S DETAILS

This charming vacation house is nothing short of a beach bohemian’s dream. Designed with beautifully decorated rooms, high ceilings, antique hacienda doors and furniture, the house exudes a Mexican Caribbean laid-back feel that Tulum beach is so famous for.

With 5 large bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms, a yoga palapa, dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen we will have the freedom to prepare our own lunches at home and spend the day on the beach, swimming, paddle boarding and snorkeling. If you want to explore Tulum, the beach road is at your doorstep, and the town of Tulum is a short bike ride away.

RETREAT PRICING

Ranges from $1,875 to $2,675 with various room options in between. Both shared and private rooms are available.

Price INCLUDES:

▪ Beautiful accommodations (tax & tip included)

▪ Daily morning Vinyasa yoga, Women’s circles, Powerful Inner work sessions and meditation.

▪ One Sound Healing Session

▪ Breakfast and Dinner each day except for two off-site dinners.

Price DOES NOT Include:

▪ Airfare

▪ Transportation to and from airport or around Tulum

▪ Excursions/bike & kayak rentals

▪ Additional healing services

▪ One off-site dinner

THE FOOD

The food at the resort is fresh, plentiful, healthy and delicious with a Mexican flare. The meal plan is based on the philosophy of “from the earth to your plate,” so preservatives and processed foods are not part of it. There will be lots of fresh fruits and veggies, with local fish and chicken options. Cocktails are not included, however, this is also a RETREAT FOR YOUR TASTEBUDS so feel free to INDULGE!

Restaurants nearby are quaint and amazing, so I have planned a couple of nights out to enjoy.

THE SCHEDULE

We are arriving to Tulum on Saturday, November 9th. Plan to depart on Thursday November 14th.

ADVENTURES

You’ll find much to do in your off-time in Tulum. The city features Mayan ruins, cenotes (underground water lagoons), wind and kite surfing, nature preserves and more. The reservations desk can help you book these trips.

THE YOGA PRACTICE AND BEYOND

Tiffany is an experienced E-RYT 200, mindful teacher who will guide you through a safe yoga practice. Morning classes will be open-level Vinyasa style, appropriate for most practitioners with some yoga experience. Experienced practitioners will be invited to deepen the practice according to the body’s needs. Afternoon sessions will focus on the inner work, as we explore our own personal boundaries and rise above the barriers that hold us back.

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WHAT TO EXPECT: On your first evening of arrival, we will meet for dinner and then continue with welcome discussion and gentle flow. You will start each day with morning yoga and meditation under the Villa’s Palapa, followed by a delicious healthy brunch. There will be time to enjoy the sunshine, relax, read, get a massage. or explore many of Tulum’s sights. After all the yoga, healthy eating, discussion and sunshine, you will return home as a healthier and happier you – body, mind and spirit.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE:

Arrival on Sunday November 10th – 7:00 pm dinner, followed by 8:30 pm Orientation meeting and gentle yoga. Since this is a travel day, no other meals will be provided.

Monday the 11th – 8:00 am Meditation or Beach Walk, 9:00 am Warm Yoga Flow, 10:30 am Brunch, Free time for sunshine, swimming, excursions, or exploring Tulum on your own. Then 4:30 pm-5:30 pm Afternoon Inner work Session, 7pm Dinner OUT as a group.

Tuesday the 12th – 8:00-10:30 am same as the 11th, Optional Day Excursion, then 6:30 pm Dinner at the Villa, 8:00 pm Inner Work session

Wednesday the 13th – same as the 11th, with optional afternoon Mayan Cacao Ceremony and Temazcal (Sweat Lodge)

Thursday the 14th – Optional Sunrise Sun Salutations at 6:30 am followed by SUP yoga. Dinner at the Villa at 6:30 pm, then at 8:30pm we will relax and restore during a memorable Sound Healing Session.

Friday the 15th – 8:00 am Warm Yoga Flow and 9:30 am Brunch to accommodate early departures. Since this is a travel day, no other meals will be provided.

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ADD-ONS

Depending on your desires, we have the opportunity to enjoy some additional Workshops! If you are interested in any of these activities, please share in the comment section. If there is enough of a demand, I will organize the workshop!

  • SUP ‘Stand-up Paddle board’ yoga on our own private lagoon. Click here for more info!
  • Private Yoga Therapy Sessions. Please book with Jessica: jborgeswellness@gmail.com
  • Mayan Cooking class
  • Si’an Kaan River floating
  • Temazcal (Sweat Lodge) Ceremony. Click here for more info.

ROOMS AND DETAILED PRICING

All-inclusive costs includes Breakfast and Dinner (excluding one night to dine out) taxes and $15 per day tips to resort. Group is limited and will likely sell out quickly, so reserve today! There is an option to pay 50% today, and the remaining balance by September 1st, 2019.

THE MASTER SUITE ~  1 Private Master King ~ Top Floor with an Ocean view & Private Bathroom

$2675 – private (single occupancy)

$2100 – shared bed (per person)

THE KING ~ 1 Private King ~ Top Floor with shared bathroom

$2550 – private (single occupancy)

$1975 – shared bed (per person)

THE QUEEN ~ Private Queen ~ Top Floor with an ocean view, shared bathroom

$2450 – private (single occupancy)

$1875 – shared bed (per person)

THE DOWNSTAIRS KING ~ Semi Private King ~ First Floor, overlooked by 2 single beds on Mezzanine level (shared bathroom)

$2350 – private (single occupancy)

$1975 – shared bed (per person)

THE TWIN ~ 2 Single Beds ~ Mezzanine Level overlooking Kitchen (shared room/bathroom)

$1775 – single bed

$1775 – single bed

THE SINGLE ~ 2 Single Beds ~ Mezzanine Level overlooking downstairs King (shared room/bathroom)

$1875 – single bed

$1875 – single bed

TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Enter your NAME, EMAIL & SPECIFIED ROOM that you desire! You will be sent an invoice for the total amount with the option to pay $500 now. The remaining balance is due by September 1st 2019. Please let me know your intentions!

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel more than 60 days prior to retreat, you will receive a credit to use for future Aquaholic Yoga retreats, (no cash refunds). If you cancel less than 30 days prior to retreat, no refunds or credits are offered as we will still have to pay the resort for your spot.

LOGISTICS

• Fly into & out of the Cancun, Mexico airport. Arrive suggested by early afternoon on first day and depart anytime on final day.

• Shuttle packages available at additional charge from airport to resort. Prices range from $209 USD per shuttle roundtrip for 1-2 guests to $255 USD per roundtrip for up to 10 guests.

• You will need a valid passport when entering & leaving the country. Plan accordingly.

• Rooms are booked first come / first serve – doubles generally fill first. First included meal is dinner on first night & last included meal is breakfast on final day.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to and from the airport?

We will arrange transportation for you in accordance with the resort, and a reliable resource they have used for years. The ride is about 90 minutes and I will help coordinate to share rides once you have your flight. Shuttle packages available at additional charge from airport to resort. Prices range from $209 USD roundtrip for 1-2 guests to $255 USD roundtrip for up to 10 guests. Renting a car is another option!

Do I have Internet access?

If you bring your laptop, wifi is available in the Villa and Resort.

Is gratuity included?

$15 Gratuity per day is included in the rate for the staff.

For all other questions, please inquire!

Until we meet in Paradise,

Tiffany

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