with Jessica Sandhu in Playa Maderas , Nicaragua
5 nights in Playa Maderas, Nicaragua
Sun Feb 07 - Fri Feb 12, 2016
Get balanced and connected on the beautiful beaches of Nicaragua’s Pacific coast this winter (February, 2016).
Enjoy six days of tranquility and wellbeing at an oceanside eco-lodge while practicing yoga twice daily, eating healthy and energizing foods, and recharging.
Each day, explore and reset the body, mind and spirit through yoga (includes gentler flows, movement-based flows, restorative and Chakra-based yoga—each session will vary), guided meditation, kirtan (call and response singing) and group discussion. There will be plenty of time to reflect in stillness and linger in the moment—and to experience the surrounding natural beauty, including Nicaragua’s best surfing spot.
The package includes an on-site massage and a zipline adventure in the lush Nicaraguan rainforest.
This retreat will leave you rejuvenated and inspired.
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|6 days 5 nights at Buena Vista Surf Club|
|2 daily meals (breakfast and dinner)|
On-site massage, Zipline adventure through the rainforest
|Transportation to/from Managua International Airport (MGA)|
|Flights not included|
|Travel insurance is mandatory and not included|
Surf lessons with board included
Not included: flights to/from Managua International Airport (MGA) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.
|Arrival into Managua Airport|
|4:30pm - 5:30pm||Retreat Initiation|
|6:00pm - 7:00pm||Yoga (Grounding/Centering)|
|7:00pm - 8:00pm||Dinner|
|7:00am - 7:20am||Optional Meditation|
|7:30am - 8:30am||Rise'n'Shine Yoga|
|8:30am - 9:30am||Wellness Breakfast|
|9:30am - 2:30pm||Planned Activities throughout the Week: Massage and Zip-line|
|3:00pm - 4:30pm||Enjoy retreat center & chill with optional Journaling & Vision Boarding|
|4:30pm - 5:30pm||Yoga, with extra time for those working on inversions and arm balances|
|5:30pm - 6:00pm||Meditation|
|7:00pm - 8:00pm||Dinner|
|Depart for airport|
Please visit the following site for general information on Nicaragua: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/nicaragua.html
Jessica Sandhu is a yoga teacher and health coach in Washington, DC. When not teaching yoga or giving health workshops, she is usually practicing a little bit of yoga on and off the mat. She loves reading words, walking and running on the earth, watching movies at the cinema, listening to music almost anywhere, and having tea dates with lovely folks at cute and not-so-cute-cafes. Always interested in the exploration of anything old and new, especially when discovering new neighborhoods, she will find the beauty in it all. Constantly looking for new experiences in every moment of every day, she WILL make you smile!
The lodge in Playa Maderas is an off-the-grid eco-lodge powered by solar energy and supported by fresh local food suppliers for a low-impact experience. The setting, tropical climate, and lodge service and food are wonderful. The region boasts terrific biodiversity and wildlife with frequent visits by howler monkeys, sloths, and parrots. You will live for a week in thatched roof huts and the yoga deck (pictured) overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
Can't say enough great things about this trip. The setting was beautiful, the people were wonderful and the experience exceeded my expectations by far. Be aware that this is an eco-lodge, not a 5 star resort, so expect insects and other creatures in your cabanas. I brought my own yoga mat and beach towel, but the resort provided both so that wasn't necessary - bringing soap and shampoo, however, is.
This trip was spectacularly awesome in each and every respect. Wish I were still on it!!
Trip was amazing. People were great, location was amazing, incredible staff. Would go back in a heartbeat.
Great trip! Everyone couldn't have been nicer!
This retreat exceeded all my expectations. Truly an amazing experience and if you are even thinking about it... just do it!!!
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