with Ali Baldassare and Jacqui Mimno in Utuado, Puerto Rico
4 nights in Puerto Rico
Wed Mar 09 - Sun Mar 13, 2016
It is only when we remove the distractions & noise of our external world can we truly tune into and connect to our true self. Once we understand our true self, we become undisturbed by distracting influences both externally & internally, ultimately making us unstoppable.
In this retreat, you will unplug from your external world and go on an exciting journey of movement, inspiration & self love in the mountain tops of beautiful Puerto Rico. It's here where you will move, explore, listen to, challenge, and really nourish the relationship with the one most important person in your life - you. You will leave feeling stronger, relaxed, inspired, and with a fresh perspective on life, fully ready to replug back into your world!
Included: Exclusive retreat swag bag personally put together by Ali & Jacqui!!
|5 days 4 nights at Casa Grande Mountain Resort|
|3 meals per day included|
|Daily Fitness Classes with Ali & Jacqui including Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Pilates, HIIT, Regenerative Work/Self Massage, Meditation|
|Ground transportation to/from San Juan Airport|
|Flights not included|
|Get an email with recommended flights for this trip.|
|Travel insurance is mandatory and not included|
|For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.|
Woodland Hiking Trail, Freshwater Swimming Pool
Not included: flights to/from San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.
Ali is the founder of Move Sweat Love, a brand that centers around inspiring and motivating people through group fitness classes, training, special events and social media. Ali is a nationally certified group fitness, Cycling, Pilates and Dance instructor. She has been teaching Boston students for over 9 years & currently teaches and manages for Equinox Fitness Clubs with classes also at North End Yoga. She also travels around Boston and the surrounding areas training private Pilates clients in the comfort of their homes. Ali's signature MSL Outdoor Summer Pilates Bootcamp which she hosts seasonally each year for free has become a big summer highlight for many Bostonians. Ali is well known for her energetic, fun, yet tough and disciplined teaching style, her innovative & challenging classes, her motivating playlists & her infectious love for sharing health & fitness with everyone she meets. She will challenge you physically & mentally to unlock the potential that you haven't yet tapped into yourself because she believes in everybody's ability to change. Fitness isn't just a workout or a deadline or a healthy meal, it's an all encompassing lifestyle full of possibilities, lessons, growth, change, friendships & most importantly..... fun.
Jacqui's passion for Pilates, yoga and overall health and fitness is infectious. Known for her fusion of both practices, Jacqui's playful mixture of challenge with her lovable personality make for a truly inspirational class. She creates a light, fun and uplifting environment to energize and sculpt the body, create a deeper mind/body connection and obtain greater vitality and health.
Jacqui is a Nike Sponsored Athlete and Trainer. She earned her Pilates Mat and Apparatus certifications through Balanced Body University. She also has her 200 hour Yoga Alliance certification from Prana Power Yoga in Cambridge, MA. After numerous years of teaching throughout the Boston fitness community, Jacqui spent two years in Los Angeles where she worked primarily with celebrities, professional athletes and high profile entertainment industry personnel privately in their homes, on the sidelines of professional league games and on film sets. She has created a unique approach to fitness that offers her students original material and a balanced workout that pushes them in both strength and flexibility. After achieving her personal and professional goals in Los Angeles, Jacqui transitioned back to Boston, the city she will always call home.
Jacqui shares her zest for life, fitness and healthy living through all she does.About Jacqui Mimno
Includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
What an amazing trip! I loved staying at Casa Grande, a true retreat. A special thank you to Rose for being a great host.
Everything was very fluid and easy with this location and group. We all had such a magical time and truly enjoyed the connections and friendships that were created in the jungle of Utuado Puerto Rico. Namaste~
This trip was spectacular. The Casa Grande resort is beautiful, the dedicated yoga room so inviting and well supplied. The food is generous and delicious, and always prepared and served with a smile. Everyone at the resort is helpful and kind, catering to our every need. As the leader of this retreat I cannot say enough about how much we were welcomed, and how accomadating the staff was. My 21 yoginis had a wonderful time....I recommend this resort to everyone...
Amazing - beyond all expectations!
This trip was just absolutely wonderful! Would definately do another trip with Tracy.
The yoga retreat at Casa Grande surpassed my expectations. It was a lovely setting with beautiful accommodations. The rooms felt like cabanas and had a real feeling of privacy. The food was delicious and plentiful. The swimming pool was ideal in size and temperature. The room where we did yoga was large, open to the sounds and sights of the nature around us. And the staff couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. I felt like I knew them when I left.
The staff was excellent, the place was beautiful, clean and I felt so relaxed there. The food was fresh and healthy. I would definitely go back.
I can't say enough about Tracy Von Kaenel's Nature and Nurture retreat. It satisfied on every level. The yoga was magnificent, the setting spectacular. And Casa Grande Mountain Retreat was a true joy. The accommodations were just right - clean and comfortable and simple enough to reinforce the spirit of the retreat. Steven and the staff at Casa Grande were so friendly and gracious and incredibly accommodating. I am a vegan and they totally understood what that meant and made sure I had good, nurturing food. I mention this because I think it reflects the philosophy of Casa Grande - a commitment to people, to compassion, and to the environment. Thank you everyone for making this such a life-transforming experience.
Casa Grande was amazing, unlike any other place I've ever been. Waking up to the fog rolling over the jungle covered mountains is something I will always remember in moments when I need some peace. A great trip and I hope to make it back to casa grande again.
Fantastic. It exceeded my expectations in every way. This was a Yoga Retreat and the Central Mountains of Puerto Rico could not have been a better setting. The Casa Grande Mountain Retreat provides excellent food, comfortable rooms, very good service and an ideal space for Yoga practice, led by a suburb Yoga teacher, Tracy Von Kaenel.
Very Organized Trip Planner's. Easy and Helpful emails before trip. Never felt uninformed. Definitely going to use trip tribe in the future. Thanks Again
Loved it! Peaceful location for meditation and yoga practice, great trip leaders, and beautiful setting.
My trip was blissful. Casa Grande was the perfect place for a yoga retreat - surrounded by nature in a beautiful yoga studio just steps away from my room, the dining room, and the pool. Tracy Von Kaenel's two yoga classes a day had me doing the best yoga of my life - she's the best!
I loved the simplicity of the resort, Casa Grande, against the opulence of the beauty that surrounded it. Perfect setting to me for taking in, and tuning into nature at every turn, whether sitting in your hammock, or walking the bridges and pathways, or sitting in meditation spots gazing at the moutains in the clouds. For me, as yoga ambassador, this setting allowed our retreaters to tune into themselves and each other in very warm and welcoming ways. No rush to get anywhere, most of the important things to do and see were right under our noses!
Loved Casa Grande Mountain Resort. The staff was terrific and it was beautiful and very peaceful. Nice facility for a yoga retreat.
Overall the experience was superb
The Trip Tribe "Yo-ECO" was fantastic. What a lovely resort and the facility was spot on.
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