The Annual Goddess Yoga Retreat March 30 – April 6, 2019

THE GODDESS YOGA RETREAT

Join Tiffany Zoldan for a beach yoga retreat in beautiful Tulum, Mexico in April of 2019. This is a chance to 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, soft afternoon yoga, and powerful daily intentions, 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 $1,675 to $2,475 with various room options in between. Both shared and private rooms are available.

Price INCLUDES:

▪ Beautiful accommodations (tax & tip included)

▪ Daily morning Power yoga class & afternoon meditation/restorative yoga

▪ One Sound Healing Sound Bath

▪ 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

▪ Two off-site dinners

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, March 30th. Plan to depart on Saturday, April 6th.

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

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 classes will be cooling, gentle, and restorative-style classes. You are welcome to take both classes or just one. The time in Tulum is YOURS!

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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 Saturday the 30th – 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.

Sunday the 31st – 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 Yoga Session, 7pm Dinner OUT as a group.

Monday April 1st – 8:00-10:30 am same, Optional Day Excursion, 5:00 pm surprise, & 6:30 pm Dinner at the Villa, 8:00 pm Restorative Yoga session

Tuesday the 2nd – same as the 16th, with optional Mayan Temazcal (Sweat Lodge) Ceremony at 4:30 pm.

Wednesday the 3rd – same as the 16th, but with optional Sunrise Sun Salutations at 6:30 am and sunset SUP yoga at 4:45 pm.

Thursday the 4th – same as the 16th, but instead of Restorative Yoga, at 8:30pm we will embark on a Multi Vibrational Journey with Alessandra Montana for a 75 minute Healing Sound Bath.

Friday the 5th – 8:00 am Meditation or Beach Walk, 9:00 am Yoga Asana, 10:30 am Brunch, Free time, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm Afternoon Yoga Session, 8pm Dinner OUT as a group.

Saturday the 6th – 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!
  • 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 two nights 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 December 15th, 2018.
THE MASTER SUITE ~  SOLD OUT! 1 Private Master King ~ Top Floor with an Ocean view & Private Bathroom

$2475 – private (single occupancy)

$1850 – shared bed (per person)
THE KING ~  1 Private King ~ Top Floor with shared bathroom

$2250 – private (single occupancy)

$1775 – shared bed (per person)
THE QUEEN ~ SOLD OUT! 1 Private Queen ~ Top Floor with an ocean view, shared bathroom

$2250 – private (single occupancy)

$1775 – shared bed (per person)
THE DOWNSTAIRS KING ~ SOLD OUT! Semi Private King ~ First Floor, overlooked by 2 single beds on Mezzanine level (shared bathroom)

$2150 – private (single occupancy)

$1775 – shared bed (per person)
THE TWIN ~ 2 Single Beds ~ Mezzanine Level overlooking Kitchen (shared room/bathroom)

$1775 – single bed (per person)
THE SINGLE ~ 2 Single Beds ~ Mezzanine Level overlooking downstairs King (shared room/bathroom)

$1775 – single bed

$1775 – single bed
JUNGLE GARDEN ROOM ~ 1 Single Bed, and 1 Queen ~ Sleeps up to 4 (walking distance to the Villa Property)

$1725 – single bed SOLD OUT!

$1725 – single bed

$1725 – double occupancy or $3200 single occupancy – Queen 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 50% now. The remaining balance is due by December 15th, 2018. 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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