Events

Power Vinyasa Flow Retreat: Finding Peace Within
with Kathy Vanderselt and Julie Funke

 

February 15- February 22, 2014

 

Prepare yourself to be transformed by a perfectly balanced week of powerful physical strength and spiritual/mindful ease. The POWER VINYASA FLOW RETREAT to Xinalani

(www.xinalaniretreat.com)—an exclusive ocean front eco resort on Mexico’s Pacific

coast near Puerto Vallarta—is the perfect way to leave February behind and take your

yoga practice to a whole new level.

 

Come play with Julie and Kathy each morning as they lead a two-hour dynamic and powerful asana practice balanced by a late afternoon restorative/ yin/meditation fusion or workshop practice. Xinalani (pronounced she-na-lani) means “seeds” in pre-Hispanic language and

classes are designed to build and grow each day as your power takes root.

 

Of course there will be plenty of time to balance power with play as you explore this spectacular ocean front paradise and dozens of activities: everything from surfing, kayaking,

snorkeling, or cooking classes and salsa dancing. There are eco- excursions for the adventurous and spa treatments to relax and restore. Three gourmet, healthy style meals are included daily based on locally grown produce and freshly caught fish. All accommodations are beachfront, spacious palm-thatched cabins built on stilts with stunning views of the Pacific.

 

7 nights of Eco-luxurious accommodations

3 gourmet meals per day

Transportation Puerto Vallarta (PVR) airport-resort-airport

2 Yoga classes per day

With lots of surprises: pop-up boot camps, private or small group sessions

Not included: Airfare, spa treatments, excursions & outdoor activities, bar drinks and gratuity for hotel staff

Suggested arrival Puerto Vallarta airport before 4pm Saturday February 15 and suggested departure from airport after 11am Saturday February 22

Reservations: A $400 deposit is required upon making your reservation

 

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE:

6:30 to 7:30 AM- Tea and coffee

7:30 to 9:30 AM- Morning practice-dynamic & powerful led by Julie or Kathy

9:30 to 11:00 AM- Breakfast

1:30 to 3:00 PM - Lunch

5:30 to 7:00 PM - Evening practice by Julie or Kathy

7:00 to 9:00 PM – Dinner

February 15- February 22, 2014

 

For more information, contact Kathy at (314) 378‑1439.

 

ECO-CHICSUITE:

Double $2105 per person; Single $3155

Eco-Chic Suites are our higher end rooms. They are characterized by a spectacular ocean view, and a unique zen-chic setting. They are equipped either with one king size bed, or two

double beds. Private terrace, a hammock, a sitting area, a private bathroom and a closet. 530 sq ft. Access to Wi-fi in suite

 

PETITE SUITE:

Double $1825 per person; Single $2630

Equipped with either two double beds or one kiing with pillow top mattresses, luxury linen and a beautiful silk mosquito netting, a private terrace with an Ocean and Jungle view, a

hammock, a sitting area, a complete private bathroom and a closet. 425 sq ft.

 

DELUXE ROOM:

Double $1650 per person; Single $2245

260 sq ft. rooms with either two single or one double

bed, open air shower, sitting desk, with a great view of the

jungle and the ocean.

260 sq ft.

 

CONTACT JULIE TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR YOGA BREAK

*To reserve your space, please send your

choice of accommodations, your email, phone

contact and a $400 deposit to

Julie Funke-

9550 Margo Ann Lane

Saint Louis, Missouri

63134

 

ABOUT JULIE AND KATHY

Julie and Kathy truly love nothing better than to teach and intend to take your practice to a whole new level. Whether spending time outside class with you individually, or perfecting your favorite pose in small groups, these two teachers are committed to customizing your retreat experience to meet your specific yoga goals and aspirations.

 

Julie Funke, RYT

 

Funke has been studying yoga for the past seven years, completing two back-to-back

200 hour teacher trainings with two different yoga studios. She has also studied 500 hours

towards her certification in Anusara yoga studying with Sianna Sherman, Desiree Rumbaugh and John Friend.

 

Julie enjoys being on her hands, upside down in an inversion or perfecting challenging arm balances. She leads workshops to teach others to do the same. She loves power vinyasa yoga, the yogic art of weaving breath with movement, to inspire the spirit, open the heart and connect with the power and wisdom of the body. Her classes offer a chance to build confidence and strength, become more aware of what the body can do when you are truly in the present moment, but more than anything they are fun.

 

Be prepared to sweat, work, play and have fun on your mat!

 

Funke.Julie@gmail.com

 

Kathy Vanderselt, E-RYT

Kathy Vanderselt took her first yoga class in 1995 and has accumulated over 4,000 hours of

teaching yoga since completing a 250 hour teaching training in 2006. She is a certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga instructor (2012) and leads yoga retreats, power vinyasa workshops (including beginner’s series) and participates as an instructor in yoga teacher trainings. Her creative and upbeat approach to the practice of yoga is influenced by her passion for an energetic, flowing style of yoga with an emphasis on core strength and creativity.

 

Kathy@yogabreak.org

 

Julie and Kathy’s Power Yoga Retreat in Mexico

T: (314)629-9633

W: www.Xinalaniretreat.com

 

*To reserve your space, please send your choice of accommodations, your email, phone

contact and a $400 deposit to

Julie Funke

9550 Margo Ann Lane

Saint Louis, Missouri 63134

Finding Peace Within

 

Xinalani

 

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