Hawaii Holiday Yoga And Meditation Adventure Retreat
Kaua’i lush and iconic North Shore
December 9th-13th, 2023
Retreat to Hawaii this holiday season!
Create space this holiday season and December for a little nourishment, fun in the sun, and and an island yoga retreat sure to enliven the body, mind, and spirit. \We can't think of a better time press pause than December and soak up 5 incredible days on the mat, on the beach, and on the waves together.
The islands await us!
This December, let's enjoy 5 days of yoga, guided mindful and vipassana meditation, art, surfing, lei making, paddling, island exploration, and free time to relax and unwind on and off the beach.
Let‘s follow the tides and rise with the sun as we follow those natural island rhythms on retreat this December. Refresh in Hawaii and enter the holiday season feeling grounded, nourished, and joyful.
Immerse in your yoga and meditation practice and connect deeply with nature, community, and the self. We will take time to slow down and dive into our practice in our yoga practices and workshops, and in our guided mindful and vipassana meditations.
Get creative on and off the mat with a little art/painting, writing/journaling, and a Hawaiian Lei Making Workshop.
Enjoy a stay in a beautiful private home on Kauai's north shore in Princeville walking distance to walking paths, trails down to the beach, shopping, restaurants, and the grocery store, and a park as well. We will stay 5-7 minute drive from the iconic and charming town of Hanalei and the stunning Hanalei Bay and Beach.
Breakfast will be included each day as well as 3 dinners.
We are so excited for an incredible time on retreat together on the exquisite Garden Island of Kaua’i and we can’t what to meet you on the mat, on the beach, and in ocean this December 9th-13th, 2023. Let's end the year on a mindful, healthy, and happy foot in Hawaii together, xxo
Princeville - Kauai's beautiful North Shore
-Beautiful private home/s on Kaua'i's North Shore in Princeville. We will enjoy taking advantage of having a full home at our disposal, giving us the freedom to enjoy meals and cooking in, as well as out and about at some of Kaua'i's best spots.
***No double discounts~
-Pay in full and save $100 on your retreat with promo code FULLSEND
-Register and save $150 with our summer special with code LIVELAUGHEXPLORE
$600 non-refundable retreat deposit
1) Shared King Bed (for friends, family, partners joining together): Tuition: $2599 + tax
2) Twin or Full Bed in shared room and house: Tuition: $2599 + tax
3) King or Queen Bed in private room in a deluxe shared house: Tuition: $2899 + tax
-Remainder of retreat tuition will be due 60 days prior to retreat start date or upon registration if student registers within 60 day window prior to retreat
Wha t’s Included
-4 Nights/ 5 Days shared lodging in Princeville, Hawaii (twin bed OR king/queen bed)
-Kauai Juice Co Green Juice + Wellness Shot Upon Arrival at Welcome Circle
-Daily Yoga Practices + Asana Workshops with Mary
-Guided Meditation with Mary
-1 Surf Lesson with Local Instructor (we will follow the swell to wherever the waves are best)
-Island Hike (weather dependent)
-Beach Time at the best beaches
-Lei Making Workshop
-Art Workshop/s (Painting)
-Beach Bonfire with Fire Ceremony (weather dependent)
-Transportation included within the retreat to adventures (not to and from airport)(We will carpool in 1-2 cars to activities and adventures during retreat)
What Not Included
Travel to and from retreat
Mary Susan Stults
Learn more about Mary Susan at https://www.marysusanstults.com/
Mary Susan - email her anytime at email@example.com
We will be practicing once some days, and twice on some days and will be explore breath work, precise alignment and energetics of postures, the blueprint postures, meditation, reading and seeing bodies, the 8 limbs of yoga and living our yoga off the mat, restoratives, and more. We will begin most days with a morning practice and some days we will meet back on the mat in the afternoon or evening for a workshop and asana lab to dive into and break down the asanas and practice in greater depth, or a restorative class to relax and restore.
We will enjoy guided meditation and will explore the style of Vipassana meditation also known as insight meditation. Within this style we will explore a variety of methods including breath meditation, and heart meditations including a compassion meditation and a metta or living kindness meditation. We will talk about the basics of meditation, finding a comfortable seat, and the roots of mindfulness.
We will be getting out for a hike while on Kaua'i to further immerse in the lush vegetation and island flora and fauna surrounding us. Please plan on some uphill and incline hiking as many of Kaua'i's hikes go up up up for those exquisite island views, as well as mud and hiking amidst Kaua'i's gorgeous red dirt. Kaua'i's red dirt stains so please plan accordingly and bring some clothing and hiking shoes you do not care about getting muddy or stained.
We will be heading our for a surfing lesson with a local instructor during our retreat and will also have some free time to surf more or add additional lessons. We will surf on the north shore most likely on Hanalei Bay, but swell dependent.
Hanalei Bay is one of the most well-known spots on the island of Kauai, and there are many other spots in and around the bay. Hanalei itself is a long right point that breaks on the eastern side of the bay for up to 300 yards over lava reef.
It is a fairly powerful wave with occasional barrel sections that ends with an inside bowl section in the middle of the bay. Farther north, up and around the point from Hanalei, is a reefbreak right called Hideaways. Further inside the bay is PineTrees, which needs a larger swell and a good sandbar setup at the rivermouth. Directly across Hanalei Bay from the main point is a fickle left reefbreak called Waikokos, which needs a large N swell and W wind. The beloved pier offers friendly waves for all levels.
Hawaiian Lei Making
Immerse in the Hawaiian culture and learn the art and techniques of traditional lei making on the garden island of Kauai. Enjoy a lei-making workshop and immersive experience in a beautiful workshop-style floral adventure using local and native flowers and plants.
Princeville, Hawaii - North Shore
We will be staying in several beautiful private homes/condos for the retreat.
Located in the heart of Princeville within a mile of many activities such as tennis, bike/exercise paths, golfing, surfing, snorkeling. Nearby beaches are at SeaLodge, Pu'u Poa, Pali Ke Kua (Hideaways).
There are restaurants and shops all within the Princeville Resort Community. Foodland Supermarket, a gas station, a post office, and banks are about a mile away at the Princeville Center located to the left of the entrance to Princeville.
The world-famous Hanalei Bay is just a few minutes drive. Hanalei town is home to unique and flavorful restaurants and food trucks, farmers market, shops, and beach equipment rental. Beyond that lies Tunnels Beach, Ke’e Beach and the Hanakapai‘ai trailhead, to name a few jewels. Traveling south you will find the newly opened Anaina Hou miniature golf course with a Hawaiian tropical theme. Kilauea Lighthouse, botanical gardens, zip lines, helicopter rides, and kayaking.
Welcome to Kauaʻi
Kauaʻi is Hawaiʻi's fourth largest island and is sometimes called the "Garden Island," which is an entirely accurate description.
The oldest and northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain is draped in emerald valleys, sharp mountain spires and jagged cliffs aged by time and the elements. Centuries of growth have formed tropical rainforests, forking rivers and cascading waterfalls! Some parts of Kauaʻi are only accessible by sea or air, revealing views beyond your imagination.
Framed by stunning cliffside views that overlook the Pacific, Princeville is a common destination for many visitors to the island of Kauai. In fact, sunsets and beaches in the area are picturesque. Many restaurants accentuate this beauty with outdoor patios that are perfectly lit to enjoy the sunset and your meal at the same time.
You can also enjoy nature by walking, biking, or running along the many paths in the area, such as Princeville’s main corridor or Princeville Path. You can even take in a waterfall or two at the nearby Namolokama Mountain which can be viewed when there has been a good bit of rain.
Princeville offers a strong sense of community that not only attracts residents but visitors as well. Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Princeville. The town has embraced its ancient history that shaped much of the area and Hawaii as a whole.
The Princeville community continues to grow amidst Kauai’s beautiful, lush valleys and tropical forests. Through this growth, the community still values the memories and traditions of the old Kauai, as well as the area's historical ties to the Kamehameha dynasty.
See you on the beach friends and family, xo
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