{sacred}CUBA
YOGA RETREAT

March 5th-12th, 2022 - Playa de Estes, Cuba
 

The past year has pushed and pulled us in so many different ways and whether you realize it or not, your psyche needs to reset. Travel has ALWAYS been an antidote to the turbulence of life... and when we add in the power of yoga, the result is life changing.


with Stephie Germann and Shala Konomi

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Imagine waking up to the warm sea breeze and sweet scent of jasmine. You hear the faint sound of laughter and salsa... 

Yes, You are in the magic of Cuba. 

From Cuban coffee to Cuban rum - there is something for everyone on this soulful island.

 

Each morning we start our day with the Power of Yoga, a practice meant to heal & strengthen the body. Most evenings will end with a practice that will help you unwind - whether you plan a night out or look most forward to star-gazing before a restful night's sleep. 

 

Every retreat with {SACRED}YOGA holds meaning just like every time you unroll your mat within our studio. Our week in Cuba is dedicated renewal, planting seeds of intention, & the influence of spring's blooming season in our own life.  

 

That's reason enough to grab your spot for this life-changing week but there's more...

If you have an affinity for history, particularly the 1950's and 60's

or have always wanted to explore Cuba this trip is for you. 

What makes this a special week, and what brings people back with us year after year are the personal relationships we build.  Cuba is a complicated country and through the relationships we've formed you get insight into history, life, culture and the heart of Cuba's people. 

White sand beaches, salsa lessons, art strolls, and live music await you

in a country where you're sure to find family.. 

While in Cuba we will explore Habana Vieja (old Havana), Playa de Estes (our home base for the week) and take an overnight trip to the Vinales valley (for alittle horseback riding & hiking)

Perhaps the biggest treat during our stay in Cuba is the team of chefs who prepare our meals (a pescatarian/vegetarian diet), salsa with us after dinner and infuse every waking moment of our week with the spirit of Cubans.

 

The chefs in our kitchen also happen to work at some of the hottest (and highest rated) restaraunts in Habana...meaning, you get creative, soulful and fresh food

all week long without having to brave long lines or marked-up prices.

Many of the recipes we experience during the week

have been passed down generation-to-generation...remember the internet is new and still sparsely used in Cuba - there is no "googling" recipes here.

Just good ol'fashion family tradition and word of mouth.

If you have a dietary restriction, rest assured your meals will be made to your needs - with LOVE.

So grab your spot in this unique and life-inspiring retreat

as our Cuba trip almost always sells out!

INCLUDES:

Daily Yoga Practice

 

Accommodations

 

Three Meals at our retreat center

Hiking Excursion & Overnight Stay in Vinales

Guided Tour of Habana & Lunch in famous paladar

Restorative Yoga with Eduardo Pimetal (the godfather of Cuban Yoga) in El Vedado, Cuba

Group Salsa Lesson

Daily Tarot Reading

Horseback Riding

PRICE OPTIONS:

Solo Traveler

ONE QUEEN BED

$2650

PER PERSON

With Air Conditioning and Private Bath

Roomates

SHARED DOUBLE ROOM

$2100

PER PERSON

With Air Conditioning and Private Bath

Couple

ONE QUEEN BED

$4100

PER COUPLE

With Air Conditioning and Private Bath

Dear Friends

TRIPLE ROOM (Only ONE Available) 

$1999

PER ROOM

With Air Conditioning and Private Bath

NEXT STEPS

Once registered, we will send you a confirmation email so keep an eye on your junk folder!  

Please arrange flights in to Habana, Cuba to arrive mid-morning or early afternoon on March 5th. Please make sure your passport is up-to-date and if given an option to pre-pay your tourist card (visa) that you do and pick the category "person to person travel".  

 

We will contact you periodically between now and our retreat time with your weekly schedule and preparations. We will also host a zoom call for questions as travel to Cuba is different and requires alittle extra organization.   

FINE PRINT

Deposits and payments are non-refundable. 

 

Travel in the times of COVID have thrown extra hurdles that we want to proactively address. 

Cuba currently requires visitors to have proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test (as of Dec 2021) though this may change.  Cuba, itself, has currently vaccinated 82% of it's population (90% with one dose).  That being said it is hard to predict testing & vaccination requirements or travel policies at this time.  

In the event there is a change to the border policies allowing American travelers that prevents us from hosting this retreat on March 5th we will modify our refund policy as such:

-For a disruption that occurs 30 days before our departure date we offer the option of a refund minus a $200 Admin fee OR the option to rebook you on our make up date (which would be determined in summer 2022)

-For a disruption that occurs within 30 days of our departure our entire retreat would be rebooked for 2022/2023 season and your reservation would roll forward with our group

 

This retreat is a nice option for those who are timid about traveling during this time due to the vaccination efforts in Cuba and the "open air" nature of facilities on the island.  Net - there is ALOT done and to do outdoors.  Even with precautions we cannot eliminate your risk in acquiring COVID during your travels.  We assume no liability whether exposure is within our group or due to casual interactions.

 

Coming solo but on a budget?  It is possible to Reserve a shared room and we will place you with a roommate.  In the event you book a shared room and are not able to be matched you will incur a fee to upgrade to a single room. 

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Playa de Estes

our homebase & beach

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Organic Food

made-to-your-needs

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Vinales Farm Tour

exploring the broader island

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Habana Vieja

art & city tour

View to Nature

Single Room

Our Beaches for the Week

Covered Yoga Shala

Sunset <3

Private Pool

Amazing Organic Food

Yes there are Cool Cars!

Vinales Hiking

Cigar Smoking if Ya Want!

Lunch in Habana

Art Deco Vibes

Horseback Riding

Friendships that Last

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