Journey to the Heart 2020!

Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico

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Lila Rose Heller
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9 reviews
Feb 15 - 22, 2020
Group size: 25 - 29
Journey to the Heart 2020!
Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico

Lila Rose Heller
  • Email address verified
9 reviews

$1600
Deposit: $535
Feb 15 - 22, 2020
Group size: 25 - 29

About this trip

Join Master teacher Lila Heller and Joerg Chabowski for eight nights and seven days of heart opening Pilates, yoga and primal movement classes. This week in paradise will leave you feeling strong and centered from the inside out.  Mar De Jade is located along Mexico's Tropical Pacific Coast. Two hours north of Puerta Vallarta, near the fishing village of Chacala. This is the perfect environment for self renewal and revitalization it is a transformative and energizing place where you can rest, truly be yourself and enjoy the simple life. Mar de jade Retreat center is committed to sustainability, service and spiritual awareness.

Enjoy three delicious and nutritious, organic farm sourced meals per day,  and two movement classes per day. 



What guest are saying!

What guests are saying! 

The retreat was inspirational for the mind and body. The combination of the Pilates and Yoga strengthened and expanded my practices. The facility was beautiful, the food delicious, and the exercise room with the gorgeous view of the ocean and the sounds of the crashing waves added to the wonder of the retreat.  Every workout session was well planned out and built upon the prior one so I left feeling empowered and strong in my body. A total delight and I cannot wait for next year. 

  • Valerie Corvin

... an amazing opportunity for their clients to explore pilates and yoga in such a supportive, aware, beautiful, and conscious environment. Lila is so focused, sure, and confident in her instruction. She also is quick to target someone’s specific needs and offers growth and encouragement without any stress attached. The retreat is fun, challenging, gratifying, purposeful, balanced, memorable, and pretty unique I think. Thank you!

-  Jan Demming  

Shuttle service and Cancellation Policy

Shuttle service and Cancellation Policy

Shuttle Service, from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Mar De Jade (about 90 minutes), is available to those who opt-in. The charge varies between $60 and $180, depending on how many people share the shuttle at one time, and is not included in the price of the retreat. To arrange this service, all we need is your flight information in advance of your arrival (fill in below). You may pay upon arrival (in Mexican pesos). 

Cancellation Policy for Guests

1. Guests will be entitled to a full refund less 20% of the total cost, with notice of at least 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival date.

2. With notice of cancellation 59 days or less from the scheduled arrival date, there will be a cancellation penalty of 35% for the total stay.

3. No refund with notice of cancellation less than three weeks prior to arrival.

4. Guests are responsible for all nights reserved at the rates reserved. There are no refunds or pro-rating for arriving late or leaving earlier than the reserved dates. 

Final Payments

Final Payments are due September 15, 2019. Payments plan available upon request. 

Guests are responsible for all nights reserved at the rates reserved. There are no refunds or pro- rating for arriving later or leaving earlier than the reserved dates of the retreat, despite unforeseen circumstances such as delayed or cancelled flights, illness, injury, etc. 

What to Bring

What to bring

Please bring the following items:

A journal and pen

A special object, poem, letter or other form of offering for our alter (place of intentions)

A jacket and or shawl for night time (it can get cool in the evening)

The usual beach items: sunscreen, bikinis, hats, bug spray….

A few nicer clothes ending ceremony and salsa night

Active wear

Hiking shoes(if you wish to hike

Cholcolate (: 

 Personal Yoga mats (optional as the retreat center has mats for us to use)

Child Rates

Child Rates When children stay in the same room as their parents, the following rates apply: 0- 6yrs Free | 7-12yrs $40 /night | 13yrs+ Additional room and board adult rates apply ($750/week), additional $400/week for each youth participating in classes.  The applicable rate for one adult and child(ren) is the Single rate plus the child rate. 

What’s included

  • Accommodations
    Each room is unique, simple and beautiful.
  • Farm to table meals
    The retreat center outsources their food from their organic farm
  • Farm Tour
    A visit to the Farm ($10 donation for transportation)
  • All classes
    Three/four hours of movement practice each day, including meditation and guided journal writing.
  • Shuttle service
  • Airfare
  • Taxes / tips
  • Spa and excursions
    Massages, extracurricular actiivities
  • Travel Insurance
    Recommended

Available Packages

Guest/ Family /Dorm Rooms
Available until Jan 15, 2020only 2 left

Dorm Rooms with Loft are a simple yet spacious option for families or 3 to 4 roommates in a dorm configuration. The bottom level has a king bed or two twins and a bathroom; the loft is accessed by a spiral staircase and has two twin beds. Some rooms feature an additional futon bed on the bottom level. Rooms are either facing the gardens or jungle. The loft is not recommended for children under 5 yrs old or people with mobility issues. *Minimum occupancy is 3 people (including children).

  • Sleeps 3-5 people 
  • • Garden or Jungle View
  • • 1 King + 2 Single beds or 4 Single beds
  • • Ceiling Fan
  • • Shower
  • • Safe Deposit Box
  • • Hair Dryer
$1600
Deposit: $535
Shared Double Occupancy Guest rooms
Available until Jan 15, 2020Sold Out

Guest Rooms are decorated in bright and cheerful Mexican textiles and colors, providing a cozy and well appointed option for those seeking simplicity and comfort. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with natural bath amenities. Rooms are located on both ground level and third floors, either jungle or garden facing.

  • Sleeps 1-3 people 
  • • Garden or Jungle View
  • • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • • A / C
  • • Shower
  • • Safe Deposit Box
  • • Hair Dryer
$1850
Deposit: $535
Shared double Occupancy Garden Room
Available until Jan 15, 2020Sold Out

Garden Rooms are either crafted in a Mexican style, with natural rock walls and hand painted mosaics; or with an airy Mediterranean feel with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in plenty of natural light and fresh breeze. Each room has a spacious en-suite bathroom with natural bath amenities. Located on the ground floor, they are easily accessed with either a few steps or a ramp, and are appropriate for anyone with mobility issues.

  • • Garden View
  • • 1 King or 2 Double beds + Futon
  • • Air Conditioning
  • • Bathtub or Shower
  • • Safe Deposit Box
  • • Hair Dryers
$2250
Deposit: $535
Single Garden Room
Available until Jan 15, 2020Sold Out

Garden Rooms are either crafted in a Mexican style, with natural rock walls and hand painted mosaics; or with an airy Mediterranean feel with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in plenty of natural light and fresh breeze. Each room has a spacious en-suite bathroom with natural bath amenities. Located on the ground floor, they are easily accessed with either a few steps or a ramp, and are appropriate for anyone with mobility issues.

  • • Garden View
  • • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • • Air Conditioning
  • • Bathtub or Shower
  • • Safe Deposit Box
  • • Hair Dryers
$2800
Deposit: $535
Ocean Shared / Double Occupancy
Available until Jan 15, 2020Sold Out

The Ocean Rooms are bright and airy, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors opening onto a private balcony with an Ocean view. Comfortable and well appointed, each room has a sitting area with a futon that can be made into an additional bed. A limited number of two bedroom Ocean View suites are available for larger parties, please inquire. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with natural bath amenities. Rooms are on high floors and require steps to climb.

  • Sleeps 1-3 people 
  • • Ocean View
  • • Air Conditioning
  • • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • • 1 Futon (sofa bed)
  • • Private Terrace
  • • Bathtub and/or Shower
  • • Safety Deposit Box
  • • Secadora de pelo
$2350
Deposit: $535
Ocean Rooms Single
Available until Jan 15, 2020Sold Out

The Ocean Rooms are bright and airy, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors opening onto a private balcony with an Ocean view. Comfortable and well appointed, each room has a sitting area with a futon that can be made into an additional bed. A limited number of two bedroom Ocean View suites are available for larger parties, please inquire. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with natural bath amenities. Rooms are on high floors and require steps to climb. 

  • • Ocean View
  • • Air Conditioning
  • • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • • 1 Futon (sofa bed)
  • • Private Terrace
  • • Bathtub and/or Shower
  • • Safety Deposit Box
  • • Secadora de pelo
$3100
Deposit: $535
$1600
Deposit: $535

Guest/ Family /Dorm Rooms

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival

Dinner and welcome meeting await you.

Your Organizer


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Lila Rose Heller
9 reviews
Lila believes that when we feel good in our bodies, we are inspired to do good in the world. Her goal is to help people move better, breathe better and feel better to live a life they love. Lila has been teaching private and group Pilates since 2004. She is an internationally trained Pilates trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Hatha Yoga and Zhealth Practitioner. For more info on her certifications go to www.lilaheller.com/about.

Reviews

Lila did a fantastic job of creating a well balanced retreat. Holding time for movement, personal reflection and laughter. The facility was peaceful and beautiful. There were amazing views and hiking trails and the accommodations were rustic but very very comfortable. The food was healthy and delicious, i looked forward to every meal. I appreciated that folks could engage when they wanted and step back if they preferred. Looking forward to doing another retreat with Lila soon!
By Sarah Gort for Women's Embodiment Retreat on May 21, 2019
HR
This was my fourth Chacala retreat with Lila. Each year, it’s been the best week of my year. Lila is a brilliant and radiant teacher, as is Jorg. Mar de Jade is heart-stoppingly beautiful, the organic food is healthy and delicious, the sound of the ocean waves so restorative — and the friendships that form and deepen each year at this magical retreat even more so. Can’t wait for next year!
By Hannah Rabkin for Journey to The Heart on Mar 05, 2019
PZ
Lila's retreats are always special and Mar de Jade was no exception. The staff was efficient, friendly and very helpful. Food was excellent and the weather cooperated also. Lila and Joerg had good chemistry and I came back in a lot better shape than when I arrived. The folks in our group were awesome.....saw old friends and met new ones.
By Paul Zavattero for Journey to The Heart on Mar 05, 2019
KK
It was a great week. A magical place with lots of movement and great food my body needed. It was a great balance of classes and then free time to explore as we wished. Being right on the ocean was wonderful. Truly a fantastic journey to the heart.
By KERRIE KIMBALL for Journey to The Heart on Mar 01, 2019
Lila hosted and guided such a well organized, stress-free, and joy-filled retreat for all of the participants. Her skills as a personal trainer, pilates instructor, and yoga teacher all combined to make this a physically and emotionally rejuvenating experience.
By Nerissa Heller for Journey to The Heart on Feb 26, 2019
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