Sunday, April 7, 2013
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Join us May 8 -15th 2011 in Costa Rica
8 day/7 night Thai Massage Intensive Training & Adventure with Ariela Grodner
Relax, Refresh & Rejuvenate for a week on the tropical Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, while learning the techniques of traditional “lazy man’s yoga” also known as thai massage. This blissful week will include 5 days of instruction of thai massage with ayurveda combined with Ariela Grodner. Earn 36hrs of CEU’s (great for LMT's).
Where? The retreat centre is located in a tropical environment on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica in a small town called Cahuita. The retreat centre is called The Goddess Gardens, where you will have the opportunity to surrender in a peaceful jungle setting.
What is included? This week includes beautiful shared accommodations, 3 delicious organic meals per day, 5 full days of thai massage training, an excursion to a nearby waterfall, visit to a chocolate farm, visit to an indigenous village of the Bri-Bri Indian, a visit to the National park to see the resident monkeys of the Caribbean coast and airport transfer to and from the retreat centre.
*For additional fees, you may choose to have a private session: yoga, pilates, personal training, massage sessions or a spa treatment. There is a also a traditional Sweat Lodge in the next town. In addition, Don Candido, a BriBri tribe elder and "Medicine Man extraordinaire" may be available for a consultation. We hope to have a chance to meet with him and learn about his healing treatments with native plants & herbs of the country. Spanish translation available.
**Accommodations are based on double occupancy, should you wish for a single room or budget option, please advise us when registering.
***Special rate for Costa Ricans who wish to participate in training.
Bonus Massage if you register by January 31st for this amazing week at the early bird rate of 1,699. After February 1st rates are $1,799. A deposit of $550 is required upon booking to reserve your spot and payment in full is required by March 31st, 2011.
We value referrals and will reward you!
*(Prices do not include airfare, gratuities, additional excursions or services.)
Phone: 305 767 2180
Register today with a $550 deposit to secure your spot.
Join us May 15-21st 2011 for Lomi Lomi Intensive Training with Dennis & Jairo of Sacred Bodywork
Relax, Refresh & Rejuvenate for a week on the tropical Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, while learning the spiritual form of Lomi Lomi massage. This blissful week will include 5 days of instruction of Lomi Lomi massage with Jairo & Dennis of Sacred Bodywork and offer 32hrs of CEU’s.
What’s Included? Accommodations are based on double occupancy, nutritious meals daily, excursions include: a trip to the National Park of Cahuita to visit the resident monkeys, Jaguar rescue center and a chance to meet with a shaman of the Bri-Bri village to learn about their healing skills, a welcome package and more.
The retreat centre is located on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica where you will have the opportunity to surrender in a peaceful jungle setting and immerse yourself in the ocean and with nature.
All transfers from the airport to the hotel are included, excursions mentioned above, *All accommodations are based on shared occupancy.
*(If you are looking for a more budget option such as triple share, bunks or prefer a single room…please advise us and we will let you know the prices.)
You will also have the opportunity to book private one-on-one yoga, pilates, massage and spa treatments at an additional cost.
Register by January 31, 2011 for this amazing week at the early bird rate of 1,599. A deposit of $550 is required upon booking to reserve your spot. After January 31st, rates will increase to $ 1,699.
Payment in full is required by March 31st 2011. Pending space, registration after March 31st will be $1,799.
*Refer a friend or bring a significant other & save.
Please contact me if someone wishes to attend without taking the massage training intensive as this is possible.
**(Local rates for Costa Ricans)
Phone: 305 767 2180 or 786 253 0693
Registration deposits can be made through the website!!!
Look forward to seeing you all in Costa Rica!!!
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
This retreat includes beautiful shared accommodations, morning and evening yoga classes with Sunita, a naturopathic consultation with Dr. Paul Gannon, three delicious organic meals per day, an excursion to a nearby waterfall, visit to a chocolate farm, iguana farm, visit to an indigenous village of the Bri-Bri Indian, a cycling adventure to the national park to visit the resident monkeys of the Caribbean coast and an airport transfer by shuttle to the retreat centre.
*(Check out the great airfare rates with Spirit Airlines)
You will also have the opportunity to book private one-on-one yoga, pilates, massage and spa treatments at an additional cost.
Register by August 1st for this amazing week at the early bird rate of 1,299. After August 1st, rates are $ 1,399. A deposit of $500 is required upon booking to reserve your spot and payment in full is required by October 1, 2010. Refer a friend and save.
*(Payment plans may be available and local rates for Costa Ricans)
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Relax, Refresh & Rejuvenate with our first Wellness Hideaways Retreat of the New Year February 22-28th 2010 in Costa Rica for a week of Yoga, Massage, Healthy Meals, Juicing, Thai Massage & Adventure in the Caribbean Jungle of Costa Rica!
The week begins with daily rejuvenating mind/body classes, hiking and adventurous activities in the tropics such as cycling to the National Park and visiting the resident monkeys. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a 15 hr thai massage workshop facilitated by a Certified Thai Massage Therapist from the Vedic Conservatory which will enable you to earn Continuing Education Credits. Thai Massage is the ancient massage practiced for centuries in Thailand and referred to as "lazy man's yoga". This is the best massage you will ever receive.
Early Bird Rates are $1,399 for the week or a shorter option: Feb 24 -28 for only $999 (pay in full by Jan 31st). Deposits of $500 required asap to reserve your spot!
SPECIAL OFFER: Bring a friend and save 5-10% or earn if you if you refer people in case you can't join us this time!!! Work/trade options may also be available.
*Prices include accommodations, meals, mind/body exercise classes daily, trip to the National Park of Cahuita, chocolate making tour, transport to & from the airport, a massage & a welcome package. Massages & spa treaments, and tours can be purchased at an additional cost.
(Airfare and 2 day thai massage workshop not included and accommodations are based on shared occupancy.)
These workshops and retreats will be in held in beautiful Cahuita, which is a small town on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica south of Limon and close to the surfer town of Puerto Viejo. The beaches are beautiful and you will find yourself in tranquil surroundings at our retreat centre location “The Goddess Gardens”. You are also welcome to book extra days before or after your stay to extend your vacation in paradise.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
COSTA RICA Intensive Courses
Do you need CEU/CEC's? Do you have the time to upgrade your skills?
$1,990 Aug 31 - Sept 11 : Classical Massage Training (2 week intensive)
$US990 Sept 14 - Sept 18 : Classic Spa Treatments (1 week intensive)
$US990 Sept 21 - Sept 25 : Innovative Spa Therapy Treatments (1 week intensive)
$US990 Sept 28 - Oct 2 : Spa Manager Training (1 week intensive)
*All intensives include: shared accommodations, 2 meals/day, mind/body exercise, waterfall excursion, National Park tour, spa visits & more.
Retreats, Courses & Workshops
Do you need break to enjoy life? Are you interested holistic healing & wellness?
$1,299 Aug 20 – Aug 27 : Wellness Hideaway Retreat in Jamaica: Mind/Body exercise
$1,299 Oct 5 – Oct 11 : Wellness Hideaways Costa Rica Annual Retreat: Mind/Body exercise, massage, healthy meals, adventure excursions & other fun activities
$1,299 Oct 12 – Oct 18 : Raw Foods Course, Reiki workshop & Thai Massage workshop
$1,299 Oct 19 – Oct 25 : Self-Sustainable Living, Gardening, Organic Farming, Botanical Gardens Tour & more
$ 199 Nov 6 – Nov 8 : WH Mini Retreat in Florida Everglades
$ 1,299 Dec 4 – Dec 10 : Intensive 3-Day Thai Yoga Massage Course & Rebirthing Workshop
*4-day option is $999.
**All retreats in Costa Rica include shared accommodations, meals, ground transportation, 10 mind/body classes, 1 massage, 1 adventure excursion, waterfall visit, National Park Cycling Tour & Retreat gift package.
2010 Retreats, Courses & Workshops
Locations include: Costa Rica, Miami, Peru, Mexico, Bahamas and the Ocean (cruise)
Wellness H2O Cruise
Peru Yoga Retreat
Peru Thai Yoga Massage Course (CEC/CEU)
*Discounts to those who register by June 30th for the upcoming Aug/Sept courses. All courses require a $500 deposit via paypal to reserve your spot.
**Karma discounts apply to those able to help out and donate some of their talents.
***Refer people & earn commissions.
WELLNESS HIDEAWAYS also helps instructors and healers plan their own retreats by finding the perfect location, accommodations, itinerary planning, marketing and the logistics of running your programs smoothly.
We also welcome instructors and healers to contact us if they are interested in getting involved with us on one of our retreats.
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Mini Retreat Weekend in the Everglades
Sept 2009: CEC/CEU Credit Courses
To be offered in conjuction with Spa College
12 Day Intensive Massage Course
5 Day Classical Spa Treatments
5 Day Spa Innovative Therapy & Techniques
5 Day Spa Manager Training
Oct 5 - Oct 11 2009 7 day retreat
Oct 8 - Oct 11 2009 4 day retreat
Local Miami Retreats: One Day/Weekend Retreats
Summer 2009 Upon Request
WELLNESS H20 Cruise : Royal Caribbean Cruiselines
Departing from Fort Lauderdale and visiting Cozumel
Sunday, July 29, 2007
Come join us for fun-filled blissful days of yoga, pilates & adventure & immerse yourself in the lush beauty of Costa Rica...
Daily yoga, pilates, meditation & stretching classes, holistic health & nutrition lectures, raw food workshops, adventure excursions, swimming, hiking, rafting, massage, 3 delicious meals per day, healthy snacks and more!
This retreat will be a balanced combination of fun, adventure & relaxation, that will give you tools & information on living a healthy lifestyle that you can take back & use in your daily life!
EXAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE:
7:30 - 8:30am - Beach Yoga & Meditation
8:30 - 9:30am - Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00am - Pilates or Resistance Training
Leisure Time (optional massage, body/energy work, etc)
1 pm - Lunch
Free time or Activity *Activity: raw food workshop
5:00 - 6:00pm - Yoga or Pilates
6:15pm - Dinner
Evening Activity: Treasure Mapping
We will be staying at a beautiful Retreat Centre on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica at Global Creek Retreat Centre in the town; Hone Creek, Talamanca. Accommodation is shared. You will enjoy fresh, healthy organic meals prepared mainly from the fruits & vegetables grown by local farmers. The location is in a peaceful setting letting you become one with nature and the beautiful surroundings of the Atlantic Ocean. The areas are also accessible to surrounding areas of the native Bri Bri community and National Park of Cahuita.;
Sunita's training style is unique, as she thinks outside the box & tailors programs to each individual's needs. With her extensive knowledge & love for fitness, she makes her workouts fun-filled, informative, & helps you to attain the form that you desire. Her training techniques focus on mobility, balance & core stability, as these functional techniques are
especially required as we age. She currently offers private & group classes including yoga, pilates, stretch, resistance & circuit training, boot camp, stability ball & aquafit classes in Miami, Florida. In addition, she offers one-on-one fitness training, nutritional consulting & corporate wellness programs. All programs are bilingual. Sunita speaks Spanish fluently and some French.
Sunita has had a love & passion for fitness since an early age, beginning with ice skating & gymnastics, later progressing to aerobics & weight training. She soon became a Certified Personal Trainer and worked as a Fitness & Personal Training Manager with the Sports Club of Canada. She has been certified as a Fitness Trainer with the Canadian Personal Training Network for 10 years. She became a Certified Spinning Instructor with the infamous Johnny G certification in 1999. Sunita also became intrigued with the mind-body facet of fitness and became certified as a Yoga & Pilates Instructor. In 2000, she decided to form her own fitness & wellness consulting company called Sunfit Training Systems, and soon expanded Sunfit’s offerings by opening Sunfit Cycling Studio in Toronto, Canada.
However, in 2003, Sunita had the travel bug so she embarked on a travel adventure visiting over 22 countries in the past 4 years & offering Sunfit’s services. Some of the locations of longer duration include: Toronto, Mexico, Costa Rica & Miami. She returned to Miami in 2007 to combine her flair for travel & passion for fitness by offering Wellness Retreats and forming The Wellness Retreat Company; Wellness Hideaways. She is also currently studying to become a Doctor of Natural Health.
Prices: Upcoming 2009 Retreat is Oct 5 - Oct 11 (7 day)or Oct 8 -11 (4 day) Retreat Packages starting from $999
Refer a friend and save 10% off your retreat!
Price includes: accommodations, meals, fitness classes, workshops, activities & hiking, gift package & more...
Reserve your spot ASAP & receive a free massage if $500 deposit is received by July 31th 2009
Payment in full due by August 31st 2009.
(payments accepted through paypal; extra 10% for Credit Card payment)
Travel arrangements can be made with our travel agents.
*Flights from MIAMI/FLL roundtrip start at $200.
Check out http://www.spiritair.com
To register contact us at:
786.253.0693 or 305.767.2180
Online assistance Skype ID: sunfit_1