RETREATS

Fuel your body & soul with a sweet escape.

Winter Retreat to Heat Up & Dig Deep

NICARAGUA

February 4th to 11th, 2023

RETREAT CENTRE: CocoLoco Eco-Resort
 
Retreat Leaders: MJ Shaw & Magz Kordiuk
 
As the winter sets in our northern hemisphere, take a week’s escape to paradise to fuel up your soul. Rejuvenate-replenish-revive with exercise, adventure, nature, education, culture, incredible food, new friends, and rest. Amidst the safety and support of a Canadian-owned retreat centre on one of the world’s most incredible beaches, enrich your movement practice, broaden your perspective, reignite that inner fire deep within. Retreat weeks like this are a once-in-a-lifetime experience that have the power to change your one precious Life…
 

MJ has run dozens of international yoga retreats and CocoLoco is one of her all-time favourite spaces. Should you have any questions about the retreat centre or Nicaragua, MJ has been several times and knows the country well. Please reach out: [email protected]

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Early Bird Price (until September 30):
$1500 USD or $1995 CDN
 

Package price includes:

  • 7 nights shared accommodations at Coco Loco Eco Resort
  • Airport transfers between Managua International Airport & Coco Loco Eco Resort
  • 4 fresh, healthy meals daily & non-alcoholic beverages (vegan & vegetarian options available)
  • 3 daily yoga & fitness classes (not all mandatory)
  • 3 wellness workshops

Add Ons:

  • Volcano Tour
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Horseback Riding on the beach
  • Volunteering for Waves of Hope
To reserve your space, 50% of payment is due upfront upon booking. The remaining 50% is due 60 days prior to departure.
 
Flights to and from Managua not included.
SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

7:00am: Coffee & fruit available

7:30am: Meditation & FUEL FLOW Yoga (75 mins)

9:00am: Breakfast

11:30am: Fitness Class (30-45 mins)

1:00pm: Lunch

2:00pm: Surfing, reading, swimming, sleeping, massage...

4:30pm: Specialty Workshop (ie. chocolate making or holistic nutrition)

6:00pm: Sunset SOUL STRETCH Restorative Yoga (60 mins)

7:30pm: Dinner



RETREAT FACILITATORS

MJ Shaw - Movement Expert & Owner

MJ Shaw

MJ has been teaching multiple movement modalities for over 25 years and has made her life’s work empowering people through movement. Originally a gymnast and dancer, MJ's training and teaching experience spans all forms of fitness, yoga and dance. In 2008 MJ founded Dynamic Retreats, which hosted dozens of international yoga, fitness and wellness retreats. MJ has her Masters in Theatre from UofT, was a professional actor and dancer for 30 years, and continues to choreograph for film and tv and teach classes at her studio SOUL FUEL. As an entrepreneur and leader, MJ has mentored hundreds of women and hopes to exchange some kernels of insight and inspiration to help harness your power. MJ is a cheap joker, politics junkie, pop-music lover, and proud IVF mother. Certifications: ACE (PT/Group), AFAA, CanFitPro (FIS/PT), Yoga Alliance, Canadian Federation of Coaches, BATD and more.

Magz Kordiuk - Trainer & Nutrition Expert

Magz Kordiuk

Magz has been teaching fitness classes for almost a decade, everything from HIIT, Spin, TRX, Boocamps, Lifting and Stretching. Magz has a BA in History, but Fitness is her true vocation. Certifications: Canfitpro (PT Specialist), TRX and more. Certified Plant-Based Nutritionist. Plant based food/fuel has led Magz into a new passion towards healthy eating and lifestyle. But travel, the ocean and nature have her soul - she loves being under water and diving. Magz is fuelled by empowering people to feel the immense benefits of movement and strength that she's felt in the studio and in life.


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