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A 6-Day Journey of Rebirth Through Breath, Movement and Sound

Join Tiffany Zoldan on one of her Women’s Retreats for a journey filled with connection, inner work and embodiment.

NOVEMBER 13 – 19 | WOMEN’S RETREAT | PRICING STARTING AT $2905 USD PER PERSON

This November, we will be hosting a women-only 6-day retreat at our Homes in Tulum and Bacalar. As we travel from the shores of the Caribbean Sea to the vibrant blue waters of Laguna Bacalar, we’ll tune into our femininity while drawing from the unique magic of these extraordinary natural spaces.

During this six-day all-inclusive retreat, Melissa Labatut and Tiffany Zoldan will teach us about the four universal female archetypes that live inside all women—Maiden, Mother, Wild Woman, Wise Woman—to elevate our self-awareness and provide tools to navigate the world around us. We’ll strengthen our connection to the mind, body & heart through collective activities like sunrise & SUP yoga, sound healing meditation, breathwork, temazcal, embodiment activations, lagoon sailing excursion and other unexpected encounters along the way.

Join us for an eye-opening experience that will allow us to explore the power of the feminine while breaking old patterns, building life-long friendships and taking the first step towards a new beginning.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Homes.

January 6-28 2023


Welcome to the AquaHolic Journey 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Puerto Aventuras!

The AquaHolic Journey Yoga School is Internationally accredited with the Yoga Alliance. This 200-hour certification is more than just a yoga teacher training program; it’s a journey to an unforgettable life experience. If you are ready to encounter new depths of practice, establish lifelong connections and explore unmatched opportunities for personal growth, our transformative programs will inspire you to uncover the fundamental layers of yoga while unearthing the deepest layers of yourself.

The AquaHolic Journey Curriculum

This Yoga Teacher Training program will provide you with the necessary credentials and ability to teach all over the world. Our Yoga Alliance Accredited 200-Hour Curriculum uniquely blends the history and philosophical teachings of yoga with the essential components of asana, anatomy and sequencing. While the curriculum is stacked for an immersive learning experience, the delivery is hands-on and personalized, encouraging a well-rounded approach to developing both your personal practice and your teaching skills. We guarantee you that this experience will be richly informative, empowering, inspiring and completely unforgettable.


The training is specifically designed to help you:

  • Advance your study of asana (including proper alignment, benefits, and contraindications of the physical postures)
  • Understand the principles of anatomy and body mechanics
  • Explore the science and art of sequencing
  • Learn and practice hands-on adjustments
  • See and interpret how energy moves through the body
  • Use props to improve or modify a posture
  • Cultivate your voice, both as a teacher and as an individual
  • Build confidence through practice teaching
  • Gain a broader understanding of yoga history and philosophy
  • Learn and define the Sanskrit names of postures

The Destination

Our Puerto Aventuras, Mexico Private Yoga Teacher Training program will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in your yoga practice and give you a deep sense of the rich culture that the Mayan Riviera has to offer.
Our training is located in a gated community that is secluded and serene. The studio space will be in a Private Vacation Rental with a beautiful backyard garden and deck. Capacity is limited to 4 people with the intention of being able to give each individual, attention and mentoring, as well as keeping the experience hand-on, intimate and private.

Puerto Aventuras is the thriving nautical community of the Mayan Riviera. With a marina, white sandy beaches, golf course, multiple restaurants to dine in, and a large green space and park, it provides a sanctuary in an idyllic, nurturing space, full of the revitalizing qualities of the Caribbean Sea. This program focuses on self love and self care as a path to bliss and awakening. The opportunities for massage, Mayan rituals, and yoga are abundant in this beautiful place, which is why we highly recommend booking a few days before or after the YTT to explore and enjoy!

Location and Travel Logistics

You can access Puerto Aventuras by flying into Cancun (CUN) International Airport. From there it’s a 60 min drive to Puerto Aventuras, via Taxi or Shuttle. Ground transportation can be arranged for you by sending us an email.

The YTT Investment ~ Tuition Only

This price does NOT include Accommodations

If you choose to pay with PayPal, an additional 5 % fee will be incurred to the total cost.

What’s Included

  • 200-Hour RYT Program Tuition
  • Electronic Training Manuals to honor the environment
  • 30+ hours of Online Theory ie. Anatomy, Philosophy, and Ayurveda.
  • 19 days of in-person yoga asana training in our private vacation rental.
  • Use of Yoga Props; blocks, straps etc.
  • Mentorship
  • Specialty Topic Classes (Inversion workshop, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Ayurveda, Prenatal and more!)

Travel Insurance is recommended due to any unforeseen cancellations. AquaHolic Journey Yoga School is not responsible for any refunds or unforeseen expenses incurred due to natural disasters, cancellations or acts of God.


The Accommodations

Welcome to Casa Sanara! A luxurious haven of wellness. This will be the dwelling for the YTT and please click here for more information about the house.

Accommodation Cost

Separate Cost from the YTT Tuition

$1850 USD

Accommodation costs are to be booked separate and include 23 nights in a shared room (with private full bed) as well as a light daily breakfast. Please contact Sandy Humphrey directly at Sandyhumphrey@cox.net to reserve your room.

All Inclusive Rate

Includes YTT Tuition, Double Occupancy Accommodations for 23 nights, and fees.

$4000

What’s Not Included

  • Accommodations
  • Travel Expenses
  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • Travel Insurance

The Schedule

This immersive and intensive program, is part destination format, with 19 total days of in-person training with 3 days off, and 30 hours of online theory classes to complete during the training. The virtual portion of the training will be self paced. The in-person intensive format will focus on going deep into the Alignment based Yoga Asana Practice, with an emphasis on safe and intelligent sequencing, practice teaching, and adjustments. The online classes will consist of pre-recorded videos to watch. Our mentorship program is designed to support you through your Yoga Journey and the path that you feel passionate about taking. Being that the in person-training is near Playa Del Carmen and Tulum, you may want to arrive prior to the in-person training, or stay afterwards to explore the world-class surroundings.

Plan on arriving on January 6th and departing on January 29th.

Prerequisite

All levels are welcome so long as you have a consistent yoga practice. Must be at least 16 years old.

Meet your Teacher Trainers!!


Tiffany Zoldan – Lead Teacher Trainer & Founder of AquaHolic Journey Yoga School

  • E-RYT 200
  • Trauma Informed Trainer
  • Global Teacher
  • Intuitive Healer
  • Embodiment Coach
  • Specializes in Dynamic Vinyasa, Goddess Flows, Yin, Manifestation techniques, Moving Meditations, and Trauma Recovery Yoga.
  • Currently working on developing a Tulum Retreat Center inspired by her first born daughter Kenza: http://www.kenzatulum.com
  • Often found traveling the world, hiking, dancing and adventuring with her husband and two little girls!

Instagram: @yoga.living.mama @aquaholicjourney @kenzatulum
Facebook: Facebook.com/aquaholicyoga

For full bio on Tiffany, Click Here!


Emily Zoldan – Teacher Trainer

  • On the mission to share the light and love that yoga has to offer every body on every path
  • RYT 200 hr
  • Global Teacher
  • Arm balance junkie
  • Teaching Style & Specialties: dynamic vinyasa flows, alignment based vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, beginners foundational focus, body sensing meditations & Yoga Nidra techniques.
  • Dedicated Jñana Yogi
  • Often found with my two little ones by my side, outdoors along the beach, with my feet on the earth and my eyes on the horizon

Instagram : @emilyzyoga
Facebook: Emily Zoldan-Ben Amara

For full bio on Emily, Click Here!


YTT Testimonials

One of our recent Graduates from the AquaHolic Journey Yoga School was kind enough to leave us a testimonial on her experience of our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Please inquire below for alternative payment methods and payment plans, and we will follow-up with an email.

AquaHolic Journey Terms and Conditions

200 HOURS -ACCREDITED BY THE YOGA ALLIANCE

Oct 14th – Nov 6th, 2022

23 DAYS ON THE ISLAND

Join The NOMADIKAS for an unforgettable Yoga Teacher Training packed with fun, peace and outstanding food. This 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is an internationally accredited certification with the Yoga Alliance, and will provide you with all the necessary credentials to teach all over the world. If you are ready to encounter new depths of practice, establish lifelong connections and explore unmatched opportunities for personal growth, our transformative programs will inspire you to uncover the fundamental layers of yoga while unearthing the deepest layers of yourself. This intensive YTT program will be led by the AquaHolic Journey Yoga School.

My 1:1 Offerings

I love holding space for the depths of emotional support, connection, embodiment and ceremony. If YOU powerful one feel called to explore greater depths of Self through Embodiment/Energy healing, or perhaps you’re looking to level up your Yoga practice, these offerings are for you.

Ready to journey with me? I am now accepting a few private clients (remote or in person) to work with me one on one.

A story from the Soul…

Lately I’ve been thinking about connection. The kind of deep, intimate connection that involves sharing, spending time with someone and truly SEEING them for who they are. Of course, it’s been hard to experience this type of connection virtually, but it posed a question that I’ve been contemplating for a while. I wonder, is it possible to experience a true transference of energy through an online platform? I decided that there’s no way better then to find out, so I challenged myself to create a mini “At Home Virtual Retreat” called “NOURISH THE SOUL.” As a Soul-based Wellness business I’m super passionate about curating journeys that are unique, memorable and of course SOULFUL. So for all of you in need of some self care, some inspiration and most importantly connection, I encourage you to join my first online Soul Journey Retreat March 1-7, 2021!
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Below you will find my online Retreat offering or click this link to my two “SOUL FLOW” retreats that I am offering in person in a private paradise. 

Ready to Dive in?

Experience a 7 day At Home Retreat to Nourish Your SOUL! This online mini “retreat” can be done from the comfort of your own home when you find the time. It’s designed to be impactful and affordable as many of us cannot currently travel and escape.

This retreat will focus on Self Care, and nourishing Soul Work. Through yoga flows, embodiment exercises and other modalities to strengthen your immune system and heart, I’ve created a powerful week especially for YOU.

Expect a daily routine that will help you settle your nerves and take back the reigns to become the master of your world. YOU are being invited into a new paradigm and I cannot wait to guide you.🤍

Next Retreat: March 1-7, 2021

Ready to commit?

Please send $49 ($7 a day for 7 days $49 days total!) to either the following: PayPal (Global) or Venmo (only available in the US) links, and include your full name in the notes section. Then request to join this group and your are all set!

As always, thank you for taking this journey with me!

Casa Copal ~ Our secluded Ocean front Villa

THE SOUL FLOW RETREAT

Escape with Tiffany Zoldan to a secluded beach for a Women’s Retreat in the beautiful Mayan Riviera in November of 2021. Shhh…this is a chance to ignite your SOUL, awaken your inner KNOWING, embody your POWER and connect with your TRIBE for an intimate gathering in a Secret Beach Hideaway. This Retreat is all about embodiment and tuning into the rhythm of your SOUL’s FLOW! Explore the Mayan ruins and jungle landscape of the Mexican Caribbean, all while deepening your yoga practice, absorbing a gentle ocean breeze, and setting life-affirming daily intentions.

WHEN

November 12th-18th, 2021

THE PURPOSE

Come as you are – to reignite your inner Spark, and connect your mind, body and spirit. Women often put themselves last on the priority list, and the embodiment of this retreat to “fill up your cup.” This is your chance to sneak away to a private oceanfront Villa in a sleepy seaside village, and embark on a SOUL JOURNEY in a safe space for self discovery and truth. It’s also your time to be free, have fun and let go, so enjoy a massage on the beach, delight in the scrumptious local food, or curl up in a hammock with a book or a cocktail, this time is yours and you have permission to INDULGE!

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, digging deep to unveil 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, 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!

THE LOCATION

Copal Retreat is situated on the coast of the Riviera Maya, in a beach town called Paamul. It is an hour away from the Cancun International Airport, 15 minutes south of Playa del Carmen and 20 minutes north of Tulum.

THE VILLA

Casa Copal is an ocean-front villa in the Riviera Maya. Our rooftop studio space offers panoramic views of the Caribbean ocean, perfect for daily sunrise or sunset practices. Our acclaimed in-house chef delivers three meals a day with an exquisite menu offering deep Mexican roots with contemporary style influences, local and ethical ingredients, and will follow any dietary restrictions you may have.

The villa faces the beautiful waters of the Caribbean ocean and cohabitates with an abundance of coconut palm trees, flowers, hermit crabs, iguanas, pelicans, and other jungle and tropical beings. The Villa is situated beside an isolated and ungroomed coastline beach that is a sanctuary for turtles, a five-minute bike ride through the jungle. It is also next to another public beach with white sand that is a three-minute walk away. There are kayaks, paddle boards, beach bikes, and hammocks to use in your free time. Our beautiful suites are all steps away from the beach pool, the common space, and our rooftop studio space. We have oceanfront/pool side rooms and courtyard suite options, each offering two double beds and we offer either private or double occupancy suites. The Rooftop Ocean view suites all offer one king size bed, and stunning views.

Free WiFi in rooms and throughout the property!

THE FOOD

The food at the Villa 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.” Our in-house chef and staff, deliver breakfast lunch and dinner for our guests. The menu has deep rooted Mexican dishes with contemporary style influences. The chef caters to any dietary restrictions or preferences a guest may have. We use local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients, rich cultural Mexican techniques, and most importantly, lots of love in the food we serve. Three meals are served daily, and fresh fruit and tea and infused water is available at all times.

Cocktails are not included, however, this is also a RETREAT FOR YOUR TASTEBUDS so feel free to INDULGE!

THE ITINERARY

Plan to arrive on Friday November 12th and depart on Thursday November 18th.

The itinerary is curated by Tiffany, your guide and Yoga Instructor as well as your local hosts; proud Mexicans who are passionate about teaching others about Mexican culture while having a lot of fun doing it. On top of the daily sunrise and sunset practices of yoga, healing sessions and women’s circles overlooking the Caribbean waters, the Itinerary also offers a beautiful Mayan sound bowl therapy session for the opening ceremony amongst the ocean breeze, perfect for a spiritual and mental cleanse. There is a tour to a cenote, a fresh water sinkhole in the middle of the jungle, a lunch and beach day at a pristine beach club in Tulum and a tour to some ancient Mayan Ruins as well as and a one-hour massage session on the beach. An optional night out in Playa del Carmen on the famous Fifth Avenue can also be arranged! Whether you are cliff jumping in the jungle or reading a book on a hammock under a palm tree, the itinerary has the perfect balance between adventure and relaxation. THIS is a week to live in rhythm with nature’s cycles.

THE YOGA PRACTICE AND BEYOND

Tiffany is a trauma recovery certified E-RYT 200 yoga instructor and mindfulness and embodiment coach who will guide you through a safe yoga practice and inner work exercises. Morning classes will be all-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.

WHAT TO EXPECT: On your first evening of arrival, we will meet for dinner and then continue with The Welcoming Ceremony and Sound Bowl session under the stars. You will start each day with morning yoga and a women’s circle, followed by a delicious healthy breakfast. There will be time to enjoy the sunshine, relax, read, get a massage or explore as we have access to bicycles, kayaks and snorkeling gear. 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 Friday November 12th – 7:00 pm dinner, followed by 8:30 pm Sound Healing Welcoming Ceremony. Since this is a travel day, no other meals will be provided.

Saturday the 13th – Sunrise Soul Flow Yoga and Women’s Circle, 9 am breakfast, Free time for sunshine, swimming, a beach massage, or exploring on your own. Then Lunch and relaxation followed by 4:30 pm-5:30 pm afternoon Inner work Session, and 7 pm Dinner.

Sunday the 14th – 8:00-10:30 am same as the 13th, with a Cenote Excursion, then 6:30 pm Dinner, 8:00 pm Candlelight Inner Work session

Monday the 15th – Sunrise Soul Flow Yoga followed by a Tour to the Mayan Ruins and lunch and afternoon at Tulum Beach. Dinner will be back at the Villa.

Tuesday the 16th – Optional SUP Yoga or Temazcal if available, and then 5 pm Embodiment Workshop followed by dinner at 7 pm. Optional night out in Playa Del Carmen.

Wednesday the 17th – Same as the 13th to allow for enjoyment of your final full day. 7 pm dinner with closing Burning Ceremony.

Thursday the 18th – Sunrise Soul Flow Yoga and 9:00 am breakfast to accommodate early departures. Since this is a travel day, no other meals will be provided.

ADD-ONS

Depending on your desires, we have the opportunity to enjoy some additional experiences! 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 experience!

  • Mezcal Tasting
  • SUP ‘Stand-up Paddle Board’ Yoga
  • Temazcal (Mayan Sweat Lodge Ceremony)

The Investment

All-inclusive costs include Accommodations and daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner + taxes. Spots are very limited in an effort to keep this experience intimate, and will likely sell out quickly.

Option to PayPal a $500 Deposit now to hold your spot. The remaining balance is due by 90 days prior to the first day of the Retreat. If using PayPal to process payment, a 5% fee will be added to the balance.

Rooftop Ocean View Rooms with King size bed

Ocean Front Poolside Rooms with 2 double beds

Courtyard Rooms with 2 double beds

SOLD OUT!!!!

COVID-19 PEACE OF MIND DISCLAIMER

Rest assured during the Pandemic that we are offering refunds for COVID-19 travel related cancellations. Proof of documentation will be necessary ie closed borders, government restrictions etc.

Travel into Quintana Roo will remain open throughout the remaining months of 2021. FIlling out a health declaration form confirming that you are in a healthy state for travel, is the one requirement the state will ask tourists for upon arrival.

As always, one must take personal responsibility for their own health- but guests can be reassured that at Copal Villa, we specialize in creating the perfect environment for optimal health and wellness. 
To add, Paamul and Copal Villa are isolated from the mass influx of tourists- with an abundance of fresh oxygen from the surrounding jungle and ocean breeze. And all of our tours (optional activities) are conducted with our guests’ safety in mind.


Travel Insurance is recommended due to any unforeseen cancellations, and can be purchased HERE. IMPORTANT!! If purchasing this Travel Insurance plan, the option ‘CANCEL FOR ANY REASON’ must be selected. AquaHolic Journey Retreats is in no way affiliated with this Insurance Company.

AquaHolic Journey is also not responsible for any refunds or unforeseen expenses incurred due to natural disasters, cancellations or acts of God.

RETREAT PRICE INCLUDES:

  • (6) nights accommodations
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinners prepared by our Chef
  • Daily morning Vinyasa yoga, Women’s circles, Powerful Inner work sessions and meditation.
  • (1) 1-hour relaxation massage
  • Sound Healing Welcoming ceremony
  • Complementary fresh fruit refreshments
  • Complimentary tea and coffee served all day
  • Bicycles, kayaks, snorkeling gear.
  • Assistance with organizing domestic transfers from airport, trip extensions and information source for travel within the Mayan Riviera before or after the retreat
  • Transportation to and from Cancun Airport via one shuttle each way for the group. The shuttle will schedule a pickup from the airport between 2-6 pm on the day of arrival. The exact time will be determined based on the majority of the guests arrival/departure times. Departure shuttle included is a 10 am departure to Cancun airport.

REREAT PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare to/from Cancun
  • Gratuities
  • (2) Outing meals that will be away from the retreat (1 lunch and 1 dinner)
  • Alcoholic drinks

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 to hold your spot. The remaining balance is due 90 days prior to the first day of the retreat. Please let me know your intentions!

CANCELLATION POLICY: See “COVID-19 DISCLAIMER ABOVE. Otherwise, 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 60 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.

• 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 Villa.

Do I have Internet access?

Yes, wifi is available in the Villa.

Is gratuity included?

Gratuities are not included.

If my Country requires COVID testing prior to returning home, where can I get my test done?

PCR tests can be arranged onsite at the Villa to expedite travel and accommodate you.

For all other questions, please inquire!

Until we meet in Paradise,

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AquaHolic Yoga

Is excited to lead you in an unforgettable SUP YOGA TEACHER TRAINING in PARADISE!! Join us and receive 25 hours of continuing education credits with the Yoga Alliance.

WHEN: June 27-29, 2021

WHERE: Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

Puerto Aventuras is the perfect place to learn how to build the confidence you need to lead a group through SUP Yoga safely. The training will take place on a beautiful lagoon with calm and warm waters, and well as the ocean off of the beach!

Are you not a certified Yoga Instructor yet? Then it is the perfect opportunity to join our mailing list for our next 200 Hour YTT 

Our 25 hour stand up paddle board yoga teacher certification course includes:

  • Full Stand Up Paddle Skills
  • Beginner SUP: Clear, concise method for instructing a beginner paddle board lesson.
  • Safety & Rescue: Lifesaving techniques including flip rescue, active & passive drowning victims. Weather and marine hazards, local knowledge.
  • Anchor Systems: Individual and group
  • Aqua Asana: 4 signature classes~Beginner to Advanced sequencing on the water.
  • AquaHolic Yoga Manual
  • Business of SUP Yoga: Starting your business, insurance, permitting, and defining your brand.
  • Equipment provided for duration of training: SUP Yoga Board, paddle, anchor, and PFD.

10 Things to Know About SUP Yoga Certification

Getting there

You can access Puerto Aventuras by flying into Cancun (CUN) International Airport. From there it’s a 40 min drive to Puerto, via Taxi or Shuttle. Ground transportation can be arranged for you by sending us an email.

SUP YOGA ON THE SEA

DO YOU LIKE THE OCEAN? PUERTO AVENTURAS IS SURROUNDED BY THE TURQUOISE SEA AND WHITE SANDED BEACHES OF THE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN. 

THERE ARE AMPLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM BETWEEN VACATION RENTALS AND TWO HOTELS. GETTING AROUND IS EASY BY FOOT, OR BICYCLE.

Enjoying Aqua Yoga

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Happy New Year everyone! Since we have entered into a new decade, I have been fired up to set intentions, put goals into action and manifest my wildest dreams. I kicked the new year off by creating a Vision Board for my “2020 Vision” and hung it up by my bathroom sink so I would see it every day!

Did you know that a vision board is a concrete representation of your desires and aspirations for a compelling life? They are also fun to create and can serve as an invaluable tool to motivate and inspire you towards concrete daily action in pursuit of your biggest and most important life goals!

A vision board is a sacred place that displays what you want in life. When you hang it in a space where you see it daily, your vision board brings your goals and aspirations to life…

So check out my latest episode on 5 MINUTES TO MINDFULNESS and take 5 minutes to create a vision board that will give you a clear picture of where you want to get to!

How to make a Vision Board!

SUP YOGA TULUM and AquaHolic Yoga

Have partnered up to bring you an unforgettable SUP YOGA TEACHER TRAINING in PARADISE!! Join us and receive 25 hours of continuing education credits with the Yoga Alliance!

When: May 17th to May 19th, 2019 (travel in on the 16th, travel out on the 20th)

Where: Holbox, Mexico

SUP Yoga Holbox! from SUP Yoga Tulum, Mexico on Vimeo.

Our 25 hour stand up paddle board yoga teacher certification course includes:

  • Full Stand Up Paddle Skills
  • Beginner SUP: Clear, concise method for instructing a beginner paddle board lesson.
  • Safety & Rescue: Lifesaving techniques including flip rescue, active & passive drowning victims. Weather and marine hazards, local knowledge.
  • Anchor Systems: Individual and group
  • Aqua Asana: 4 signature classes~Beginner to Advanced sequencing on the water.
  • SUP Yoga Tulum Manual (Level 1)
  • Business of SUP Yoga: Starting your business, insurance, permitting, and defining your brand.
  • Equipment provided for duration of training: SUP Yoga Board, paddle, anchor, and PFD.

10 Things to Know About SUP Yoga Certification

SUP YOGA Teacher Training

This payment will secure your tuition and accommodations for the 25 hour SUP YOGA Certification with AquaHolic Yoga and The Soulful Kind from March 31st to April 2nd, 2020 in Itacare, Brazil!

$1,200.00

I was late when it came to ‘discovering’ Tulum. By the time I booked a vacation for my husband and I to explore Tulum, it had already blown up on Instagram, was considered a “Yoga Destination” and was featured as THE hottest spot to visit in various publications world wide. It was December of 2014, and Benjamin and I decided to have one last holiday before we were going to try for our first baby. I chose Tulum because of the yoga factor, and we were were searching for a place where we could ditch the alcohol and focus on clean eating and juicing. We certainly found what we were looking for…and then some!!! The beautiful long stretches of white sand beaches with aquamarine waters, dazzled my eyes. The countless yoga shalas to practice in, soothed my muscles. The incredible array of fresh fish, ceviche, fruit and juice nourished my body, and the magic of it all fed my soul. In many ways, Tulum awakened my senses. The gentle reminders on various road signs like “Stay Present” and “Follow that Dream” kept me in the moment.

The variety of places to explore ignited the adventurer in me. The hidden gems on the jungle side of the beach road sparked up the romance with the soft music and candlelight. Tulum sounds like the ocean, smells like copal, tastes like mezcal, feels like yoga bliss, and looks like paradise. However, waking up to the sunrise over the ocean each day was perhaps my most priceless experience. On any given morning I would see many gather on the beach for the sun to rise. Some would be walking the shore, others would be practicing their Sun Salutations, I even encountered a gorgeous topless opera singer who would serenade the sun with her voice. She reminded me of one of my dearest friends, and I was drawn to her freespirited fiery soul. I myself looked forward to the ritual of the sunrise, and envisioned my own dreams by manifesting them in those quiet moments before the day began. Perhaps Tulum is part of the reason I got pregnant with my first without ever trying. I literally got home after our first visit to Tulum, and within a week conceived. My soul had been satisfied, my heart was full and I set my intentions on that sacred beach the Mayans discovered centuries before.

Tulum-RuinsOver the last 3 years we have visited Tulum a handful of times and I’ve comprised a list if my favorite places to enjoy while there.

YOGA

Offers an incredible array of yoga classes in a beautiful jungle side yoga shall.

A stunning yoga studio right on the beach, offering the most exquisite view.

One word: MAGIC

BEACH CLUBS

Good vibes, amazing mixologists, and great daybeds to post-up on.

This place has a fun atmosphere with a caribbean feel.

BEACH DINING

Italian food, extremely romantic, and beyond charming.

Authentic thai food with the best view in Tulum.

Gluten, dairy, grain and refined sugar free food. SOOO delicious.

JUNGLE SIDE DINING

Argentinean steakhouse with a beautiful ambiance.

EVENING COCKTAILS

A magical mezcal bar to enjoy a cocktail or dinner, then dance under the palm trees and disco ball.

Really romantic place to settle in and try an array of fabulous cocktails.

DOWNTOWN TULUM

Located on the best block in downtown Tulum and my favorite place to get caffeinated. Also next to the best bar downtown that serve fresh mojitos right out of an old painted volkswagen beetle.

Local dive. HUGE portions. The ceviche is ridiculously good.

 

 

It all started with a family trip to Venezuela when I was a kid. It was the first time I had ever seen water so blue…aquamarine to be exact. We were flying to a place called Margarita Island, and as I looked out the airplane window, I was dazzled by the various colors of aqua and turquoise below. Considering I grew up in Canada and had been accustomed to grey skies and cold weather, I was shocked that colors like this actually  existed in nature. That was it! I decided then and there that I was going to travel the world to discover the perfect white sand beaches and azure seas.

Fast forward to now, and while I have searched far and wide for the most beautiful beaches in the world, from the South Pacific to the Caribbean, Australia to Europe, Asia to South America, I’ve been blown away by the awe-inspiring pieces of paradise I’ve been blessed enough to visit. However, I realized over the years that it wasn’t enough for me to just visit these places, I wanted to choose one and live there… and this is where the story begins.

See this blog is called AquaHolic JOURNEY for a reason. I know it’s cliche, but it’s really not about the destination, it’s about the journey. If it had been up to me, I would’ve moved to a bohemian beach town years ago, but I’ve had to learn patience, which is MUCH easier said than done for me.

I also met, fell in love with, and married my soulmate, and somehow convinced him to take this crazy journey with me, although he didn’t need much convincing since he is a water lover also.

We have much more in common then our wanderlust and love of the ocean though. We are both Pisces, exactly one week apart in age, we were both born and raised in Canada, but are also American (thanks to each of our American Mom’s) and we adore our family. Oddly we met in Vegas where we currently reside, but that’s another story.

Back to patience…the virtue I just do not have (sigh) I’ve had to learn patience because my husband is rational and realistic, and I am a dreamer. Luckily for me he makes dreams come true, and he does so with careful thought-out planning. Needless to say we put our plans into motion, and have been moving forward, albeit slow and steady. Not to mention our plans have changed and evolved over the 8 years we’ve been together, and so have we. Our goal is still same, but we certainly upped the anti…We started out as a young couple without a care in the world and no responsibilities, to a more practical duo who got married and bought a house. After a lot of work and saving, plus a ton of market research in various beach locations around the globe, we purchased our plot of land in our dream destination. Now, we are ALL in with 2 baby girls, a mortgage, a motorcycle, some land and a dream… So THIS story is not so much about MY journey as a free spirited gypsy soul…because while I am still all of those things, I am now part of a fabulous and fearless foursome, and together WE are on an AquaHolic journey to living a life by the sea.

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This journey will include all things related to water in our lives, including my two natural water births I had over the last two years. It will cover the progressional steps we are taking to start our business, learn a new language, move to a foreign country with our beach babies in tow. Also, we may live in the desert right now, but I’m on the lake as much as possible teaching SUP Yoga, planning my yoga retreats, and using the water to get my pre-baby body back~ whether it’s through swimming or mermaiding;)

So if you’ve ever dreamed about leaving the rat race for the beach pace, my hope is our journey will inspire you. Even if you are choosing to live a more authentic life by tapping into your own dreams and pursuing them, I would love to know what your passions are!! It takes courage, faith and perseverance to make a dream become reality, so be prepared to hear the up’s and down’s and everything in between when it comes to ours.

I’m Tiffany and I’m and AquaHolic. Who are you, and what are your passions?

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Welcome! Chances are you ended up here for a reason. More than likely, you suffer from trauma, or know someone who has. Traumatic events are a near-ubiquitous human experience. A general population survey conducted in 24 countries showed that more than 70 percent of respondents experienced a traumatic event.

This 20 hour course is about Trauma Recovery, and the healing journey of empowering yourself and others with research and science backed methods to self-regulate. Anyone and everyone who has been through a traumatic experience, who leads a stressful life, or who wants to continue their education and grow their own practice, will benefit from this training.

Trauma disconnects the body from the mind, and this practice reconnects them.

What is trauma-informed yoga?

Trauma-informed yoga describes an approach to the practice that addresses the specific needs and symptoms of trauma survivors.

This form of yoga may include self-regulation strategies to:

  • increase body awareness (interoception) in a safe and controlled way, which can promote feelings of physical, emotional, and psychological safety.
  • address nervous system dysregulation, dissociation, and feelings of disconnection from the body or surroundings, which are common after experiencing trauma

What are Somatics?

Somatics describes any practice that uses the mind-body connection to help you survey your internal self and listen to signals your body sends about areas of pain, discomfort, or imbalance. These practices allow you to access more information about the ways you hold on to your experiences in your body.

Course Content

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Psychology of trauma, the mind-body response, and recovery methods
  • Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) and recovery of resilience
  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Integrative Somatic practices for mind-body workers
  • Pranayama/Breathwork for trauma and resilience
  • SRR Self-regulation for resilience and self-care
  • Trauma Informed Yoga Techniques
  • Trauma Sensitive Kids Yoga Techniques
  • Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. How working in trauma causes trauma and tools for coping and self-care
  • Appropriate touch in class
  • Setting Boundaries
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Mindful and cross lateral movement
  • How to work with diverse groups of people
  • Integrating Trauma Informed Practices into your community
  • Sample practices

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • Trance State journeying
  • Sound Healing
  • Temazcal (Mayan Sweat Lodge Ceremony) in person training only!

​What are the Takeaways?

  • ​After completing this training, you will qualify for certification, and the Yoga Alliance recognizes this course as 20 hours of CEUs. You do not need to be a certified yoga teacher to attend the course for personal development, and no yoga experience is required.
  • You will be able to adapt your current yoga offerings to make them more trauma sensitive.
  • ​You will be able to view yoga classes through the trauma lens and make intelligent, compassionate choices about the class environment, sequencing, choice of asana, pranayama, meditation. 
  • ​You will appreciate who you are in relation to a trauma survivor’s recovery.
  • ​You will gain practical insight into dealing with dissociation and dysregulation in yoga classes as well as the importance of steadying your own nervous system first – co-regulation is key. (This one really reduces the fear of working with trauma).
  • ​You will be able to compassionately and confidently handle students who are dismissive, aggressive or demanding, and not take it personally when understood through the lens of trauma. (Many people wished they’d learned this sooner!)
  • ​After completing this course you are eligible to take part in online mentoring to get support, refine your skills, ask questions, discuss challenges and go deeper. Find out more.

Meet your Trainers

Tiffany Zoldan is a Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Trainer and YACEP with the Yoga Alliance
Stuart Black is an Author, Spiritual Leader, and was the Director of Core Energetics and Master Trainer for over 20 years

Next Training

September 3-5, 2022

8 am to 3 pm daily

Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

Join Us

Tuition for in-person Trauma Informed Yoga and Somatic Healing Training

This 20 hour course is about Trauma Recovery, and empowering yourself and others with scientifically backed methods to self-regulate. Anyone and everyone who has been through a traumatic experience, who leads a stressful life, or who wants to continue their education and grow their own practice, will benefit from this training. Trauma disconnects the body and mind and this practice reconnects them. This training tuition is non-refundable, and includes the 20 hour training, and digital manual. Travel expenses and accommodations are not included. Limited space available.

$888.00

Questions? We would love to hear from you!

Regardless of whether you call it manifesting, setting intentions, praying, dreaming etc. We are all essentially capable of calling in our greatest desires. Through my own manifestation process (by most of which has been explored through trial and error) I have come to appreciate one very important factor that has amplified my abilities in actualizing my dreams; the moon! For the last 7 years I have truly attuned to the cycles of the moon, and I purposely engage with its powerful energy each month to manifest.

Energetically speaking, this weekend is pretty potent. We will be experiencing a new moon in taurus, plus a partial solar eclipse! Whatever comes up with this new moon, it’s highly likely the effects could be felt for up to six months after the eclipse. If you haven’t tried manifesting with a new moon yet, this weekend would be a great time to start!

When the moon is dark, we are able to tap into a little window of time when the universe is most receptive to initiation. Generally speaking, during a dark moon we plant the seeds to initiate our intention setting. You can do this by:

  • Finding a quiet space.
  • Turning the lights down low.
  • Closing your eyes.
  • Taking a few deep breaths.
  • Sitting in stillness with your imagination running wild.
  • Centering yourself to now focus on exactly what it is that you want.
  • Visualizing your greatest desires until they become super specific and clear (I always write mine down to maximize the results.)
  • Once you have your list, energetically give it away unto God or the Universe, and fully surrender your trust. (If you wrote down a list, you can burn it to emphasize the process of letting go.)
  • Last but not least, live in the moment, as if you already have the dreams you are manifesting.

Happy new moon, and please subscribe for more tips and wellness offerings.

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Private Intensive Yoga Retreat

Have you ever been interested in participating in a Yoga Teacher Training, but have no desire to actually teach? This is your opportunity to truly deepen your yoga practice, in a hands-on comprehensive way, without all of the homework and exams that are mandatory for a Yoga Certification. Think of this Intensive Retreat as immersion that can be offered in the comfort of your residence, vacation rental, or hotel alone or with a group of your choice!

Come escape to the Riviera Maya, in the Caribbean of Mexico to elevate your knowledge, deepen your asana practice and develop proper alignment in your poses. We guarantee you that this experience will be richly informative, empowering, inspiring and completely unforgettable.

Add-ons are available to level up your personal Immersive Yoga Experience.

Please inquire for additional offerings:

  • Understand the principles of anatomy and body mechanics
  • Explore the science and art of sequencing
  • See and interpret how energy moves through the body
  • Use props to improve or modify a posture
  • Gain a broader understanding of yoga history and philosophy
  • Explore the Chakra System, Energetic Anatomy or Ayurveda
“Did a private yoga intensive for 10 days with Tiffany and it was AMAZING!!! 60 hours of getting really deep into the postures/and the practice and understanding body and alignment. Tiffany is AN INCREDIBLE teacher with so much knowledge and has now become a lifelong friend! The experience was truly life changing. Recommend it to anyone looking to get deeper into their practice.

–Monica Mendal

As we approach our last days of 2020 (phew!) I’m sure we are all feeling a strong desire to clear any remaining negative energy and ring in the New Year! For me, in order to clear obstacles and make space for the positive, I always start with moving my body. Once my body feels aligned, I can find stillness and quiet the mind. In case you’re looking for a reason to roll out your mat, here is a quick yoga flow for you.🤍

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Happy New Year!

AquaHolic Yoga

is excited to lead you in an unforgettable SUP YOGA TEACHER TRAINING in Las Vegas!! Join us and receive 25 hours of continuing education credits with the Yoga Alliance.

WHEN: June 26-28

WHERE: Henderson, NV at Lake Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas is the perfect place to learn how to build the confidence you need to lead a group through SUP Yoga safely. The training will take place on a beautiful lake with calm and warm waters.

Are you not a certified Yoga Instructor yet? Then it is the perfect opportunity to join our 200 Hour YTT in October 2020!

What To Expect

Our Yoga Alliance Accredited 25 hour stand up paddle board yoga teacher certification course includes:

  • SUP Skills: Forward stroke, turn techniques and maneuvering, board anatomy and handling, launching and landing.
  • Beginner SUP: Clear, concise method for instructing a beginner paddle board lesson.
  • Safety & Rescue: Lifesaving techniques including flip rescue, active & passive drowning victims. Weather and marine hazards, local knowledge.
  • Anchor Systems: Individual and group
  • Aqua Asana: Beginner sequence and how to creatively sequence on the water.
  • AquaHolic SUP Yoga Manual (Level 1)
  • Business of SUP Yoga: Starting your business, insurance, permitting, and defining your brand.
  • Equipment provided for duration of training: SUP Yoga Board, paddle, anchor, and PFD.

The Investment

Bring Your Own Board: $695

Equipment Included: $795

SUP Yoga Teacher Training

This payment will secure your tuition for the Yoga Alliance Accredited 25 hour SUP Yoga Teacher Training with AquaHolic Yoga from June 26-28, 2020.

$795.00

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