Education & Retreats
Women’s Wellness Retreat May 1-7, 2015 | Maui
Yoga, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Visioning, Healthy Eating.
All Inclusive (minus airfare)
Dreaming of a getaway with plenty of time and space to feel connected, refreshed and inspired?
This Women’s Wellness Retreat was designed for you!
Luxuriate in the warm Hawaiian sun, delight in the delicious tropical ocean breeze, and rejuvenate yourself in the clear, refreshing water of the Pacific.
One thing most women have in common regardless of where we are in our life journeys is the need for better self-care.
This retreat is your opportunity prioritize your own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual nourishment, by spending an entire week putting your needs first.
May 1-7, 2015 in Luniupoko, Hawaii (near Lahaina)
Sample Retreat Schedule (varies from day to day)
6 – 6:45 am – (optional) Pranayama (breath-work practice) followed by Silent Meditation
7 – 8:30 am – Yoga or QiGong Class (alternating days)
8:30 am Organic Healthy Gourmet Breakfast
9:00 am – 12 pm Wellness Workshop or Island Adventure
12:30 pm Organic Healthy Gourmet Lunch
1 – 2:30 pm Free Time for exercise, napping, private sessions, self-care, whatever else you want to do
2:30 – 5:30 pm Wellness Workshop or Island Adventure 6 pm Organic Healthy Gourmet Dinner
7 – 8 pm Creativity Session (Dance/Collage/Circle/Giggle Hour/Fire Ceremony)
This retreat is the perfect getaway whether you live in the islands or come from afar. Housed in a breathtaking West Maui Estate with sweeping ocean views and stunning sunsets, you will enjoy:
-Daily movement (Yoga or Qigong) adapted for all levels of experience/flexibility -Delicious organic healthy gourmet meals locally sourced as much as possible
-Inspiration and instruction for improving your wellbeing from the wise perspectives of Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and Holistic Nutrition
-3 Gourmet Catered Meals with Ayurvedic principles, and local, fresh, seasonal ingredients
-Guided Meditations and tools for developing an effective, ongoing meditation practice -Visioning exercises that will help you transition your dreams and personal transformation goals into reality
-Time for introspection and self-care
-Opportunities for island exploration through waterfall hikes, shopping excursions and ocean adventures
-Hormone Balance & Well Women’s Tips with Vladi
-Understanding the Body’s Messages through the Lens of Ayurveda with Danielle
-Healthy Gourmet Cooking Class with Fiorella -Small Group Setting which will ensure connection, and attention to individual requests/needs
-Private Sessions will be available at discounted rates for those interested in having more one-on-one support
– One Round-trip shuttle to the airport
Our expert team is well-versed in offering insight, holding sacred space, and providing relevant instruction for assisting you into deeper connection with your Self.
Vladi Starkov is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist, and Doctor of Medical Qigong residing in Sonoma County. Her passion for health springs from her ancestry of Bulgarian women healers. While earning her BA at Boston University, Vladi had her first acupuncture treatment, and was intrigued by the holistic approach and miraculous results. Now Vladi has over 5,500 hours of academic/clinical training in Chinese Medicine theory, Western Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbology, Medical Qigong, and Nutrition, and is a graduate of Five Branches University and the International Institute of Medical Qigong. Vladi specializes in pain management, women’s health, fertility, Ayurveda and psycho-spiritual emotional balance. She is also a Certified Massage Therapist, emphasizing Shiatsu, Lotus Hands, and Ayurvedic massage. Vladi embodies a loving, nurturing presence that provides the safety and trust necessary for deep healing.
Retreat Options: $1550-$2750
Complete your registration by July 21 and save $100 off the retreat price!
Register for Retreat with Private Room with Queen Bed & Shared Bath*:$2300 Room Details:
-Queen Bed with luxury bedding
-Location: Main House
Register for Retreat with Private Room with Pull-Out Twin & Shared Bath: $2100
–Pull Out twin-sized sleeper
-Location: Main House
Register for Retreat with Shared Room with 2 Twins & Shared Bath: $1950 per person
–Double Occupancy room (shared)
-Two twin beds with luxury bedding, one for you and one for another guest
-Location: Main House
Register for Retreat with Queen Pull Out Sleeper in Living Room & Shared Bath: $1825 per person
–Pull Out Queen-sized sleeper
-Location: Main Living Room
-This person needs to be tidy, and ok with being the last to bed and the first to rise as these sleeping quarters are in the central hub of the house
Register for Retreat as a Commuter: $1650
-Includes meals, classes, and activities with no lodging or transportation
-For participants living on or off-island
with their own accommodations
and own transportation to and from the retreat each day
Space is very limited (to only 10 participants) so make sure you secure your spot right away by clicking on your choice of accommodation above and completing the registration form and deposit or full payment!
Remember if you register and pay in full by July 21, you’ll save $100!
Optional Discounted Private Sessions (for an additional fee) during the retreat include:
- Medical Qigong
- Ayurvedic Pulse Assessment
- Wellness Coaching
- Nutritional Consultations
- Personalized Guided Meditation
- Mayan Abdominal Massage
- Private Yoga or Qigong Classes
- Clarity Coaching
Travel Details Airport: OGG: Kahului, Maui
Retreat Start time: 5 pm on October 19
Retreat End time: 10 am on October 26
Transportation will be provided from OGG to the retreat site for participants arriving between noon and 4 pm on October 19, and for those departing via OGG on October 25 between noon and 4 pm.
Transportation will be provided to and from off-site retreat activities for guests staying on-site. If you arrive early, or stay later than the retreat dates, you are responsible for your additional accommodation and transportation.
Meals: Fiorella (our amazing chef) will provide dinner on October 19, three meals a day from Oct 20 – 24, and brunch on October 25. Dietary restrictions must be submitted to the chef no later than September 19, otherwise, they may not be accommodated
Please review our cancellation policy and terms/conditions.
We are available to answer any and all questions and inquiries.