Body Luv Beach Retreat

With Heather Craig & Jennifer Oechsner

April 11th-18th 2015, Puerto Morelos, Mexico

This spring, experience laid-back luxury in the famed Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico for a retreat with Portland’s own Heather Craig (Body Luv Fitness/Booty Luv® Founder) and Jen Oechsner (Warrior-Flow™)! Sweat, smile, and stretch with 2 classes per day, explore local attractions, eat delicious food, make new friends, and let the calm waters of the Caribbean rejuvenate your soul!

Reserve your spot NOW – last year’s retreat filled fast!

Hosts

Heather Craig is the creator, mover and shaker behind Body Luv Fitness. She is a personal trainer/yoga/Pilates/TRX/Spinning instructor and founder of Booty Luv®, based in Portland, Oregon. She loves to spread & share her “FUN-ctional training for life!” motto in classes and festivals.

Jennifer Oechsner has a holistic view of wellness that includes good nutrition, mental health, and consistent exercise. Jennifer is the creator of Warrior Flow™ Wellness and a yoga instructor, nutritionist, personal trainer, and experienced martial artist. She draws from each of these areas of expertise to assist her clients in finding their own flow and achieving
optimal health and wellness.

Heather and Jennifer will each lead one class per day. Classes will take place at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily to avoid overheating. All classes will be multi-level, fun and challenging.

There will be a welcome dinner the night of Sat, April 11 and a farewell dinner the evening of Friday, April 17th. Brunch will be provided on Sunday, April 12, Tues, April 14, and Thurs, April 16. Other than that, you are welcome to eat at one of the many delicious and reasonably priced restaurants in town or buy food/fish at the market and prepare it in your well-appointed kitchen.

Don’t have a roomie and are into making a new friend? Don’t worry! I can pair you up with someone that will be a great fit if need be. Would you rather have your own apartment? Email me for single rates heather@bodyluvfitness.com.

FAQs

What if I don’t do yoga on a daily basis?
You don’t have to be a an avid yogi to enjoy a yoga retreat. All levels are welcome and there will be other class options available. Know that you can do as much or as little as you like. The purpose of a retreat is to really and truly have a chance to relax and unwind and get away from the stress of every day life.

Do I have to go to every class?
Certainly not… the classes are there for you to join or not join… no pressure! This retreat is about YOU and not about a schedule.

Where do I book my flight to?
Please book all flights to Cancun airport (code:CUN). You can find many flights and great deals to Cancun at any time of the year. If you need help with this, please feel free to contact me.

How do I get to the resort from the airport?
Transfers to the hotel and back are booked on your own, as they are not included in the retreat pricing due to tmany arrivals coming in at different times. There are many companies to choose from and you can share a transfer with several of the other guests to save on costs. You can also use the resorts transfer company and contact Villas Shanti directly for this.

Details

The retreat is located at Villas Shanti, Puerto Morelos, Mexico (36 km South of Cancun, Yucatan Peninsula)

The property is right across the street from the gorgeous beach and features a freshwater pool and courtyard; Wi-fi by the pool; 40 person open-air movement palapa with fans; multi-hammock palapa and other “chill zones” for reading, napping outdoors, etc.

The rooms are large apartments, with:

  • air conditioning
  • fans
  • a fully-stocked kitchen (refrigerator, dishes, sink, stove, 5 gallon filtered water bottle)
  • small safe for valuables and large cupboard that also locks for larger items
  • private bath

Rates & Options

Rates include:

  • 7 nights lodging plus taxes
  • 2 catered dinners and 3 catered brunches on site
  • daily maid service
  • 2 classes per day (one yoga and one fitness — circuit training, Booty Luv®, Pilates, etc.)
  • use of on-site mats, blocks, blankets, straps

Option #1

  • 4 rooms (8 ppl) upstairs with 1 Queen bed and 1 day bed and a private balcony $1,400

Option #2

  • 4 rooms (8 ppl) at garden level with 2 twin beds $1,500 pp

Option #3

  • 2 rooms with 2 Queen beds per room (4 ppl). In private villa with shared bathroom and full living room $1,700

How to Reserve Your Spot

A $300 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is needed ASAP to hold your reservation. After that, you can complete your payment in two installments (one due by Dec. 1, the last installment due by March 2).

Want a $50 discount? Pay all at once and be done, easy!

Contact heather@bodyluvfitness.com for options on how to submit your payment.

Nutrition Counseling

Guests on the Body Luv Beach Retreat have the option to add nutrition counseling services to their retreat experience. Nutrition counseling with Jennifer Oechsner includes an initial
consultation, nutrition and lifestyle assessment and complete wellness guide. The cost of this service is $95. This is a 25% discount from the regular price. All participants will also receive a discount on follow up care upon returning home from the retreat. Anyone living outside of Portland has the option to receive follow up care remotely, via Skype. Book early, appointment times are limited.

Other Costs

Guests will be responsible for their flights, transportation to/from Cancun International Airport (see FAQs for info), and any extra market food/meals they wish to purchase in the town of Puerto Morelos.

Day Trips, Massages, Extras

If you would like to explore the area further, you can purchase day trips! After the welcome brunch on Sunday, 4/12, tour guides will present options for snorkeling/cenote trips, excursions to the ruins of Coba, and trips to visit local bee-keepers (the region is known for its extraordinary honey). Massages can be booked at that time for an additional charge.