Annie James

Arizona, USA

May 12-15, 2022

Cultivate Presence

This May immerse yourself in practice under the guidance of Annie James. Blend restorative and active yoga classes with breathwork and coaching sessions designed to holistically support and balance your body and mind. Stay in a luxury resort with your own large, private suite. Treat yourself to delicious meals after practice. Meet an incredible group of like-minded individuals. Return home anew.

Our Instructor

Our Story

Annie James

Yoga Teacher

Annie James is a Certified Professional Coach, Movement & Yoga Instructor and former Registered Nurse Supervisor. With over a decade of mentoring and coaching experience, she currently has a full-time practice offering online programs, classes and private sessions. 

Introduced to Ashtanga Yoga when she was very young, she returned to a dedicated practice after her daughter was born.  Her intention is to bring students into presence fully and honor their body’s natural intelligence.

YOGA SESSIONS

Each day you will experience a practice dedicated to trusting your body’s natural intelligence through creatively sequenced classes to bring balance to your body and mind. Afternoons will include coaching sessions to personalize self-awareness techniques and a workshop focused on increasing your range of motion while remaining strong in your practice.

COACHING AND BREATHWORK

  • How to tune into your body’s feedback and stop absorbing other people’s stress.

  • Uncovering core fears that take energy from you and tools to identify, release and stay focused on self-care.

  • A breakdown of various Breathwork (Pranayama) techniques and how to utilize the breath to energize or calm down.

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The Location

Where we will be staying at

Civana Wellness Resort and Spa

Arizona, USA

Nestled in the high Sonoran Desert, Civana Wellness Resort and Spa is devoted entirely to well-being. The resort offers a vast array of classes to supplement your whole health, including guided hikes, yoga, sound healing, cycle classes, outdoor adventure, and more. 

During your retreat, you can even enjoy the benefits of hydro-therapy at the Aqua Therapy Circuit, a unique and immersive spa experience that utilizes alternating hot and cold elements to ground your body, boost circulation and soothe the soul.

Celebrated for its natural beauty, this Wellness Resort and Spa is the perfect place to deep dive into your fitness journey and to focus within yourself.

Breakfast and dinner are included in the retreat package. Food is absolutely fresh and amazing, you will enjoy every bit of it eating it surrounded by a serene environment. 

What is included

What is not included

Queen Single Occupancy

Early Bird -10%
$3,470
each guests
$500 deposit required

Queen Double Occupancy

Early Bird -10%
$2,712
each guests
$500 deposit required

King
Single Occupancy

Early Bird -10%
$3,788
each guests
$500 deposit required

King
Double Occupancy

Early Bird
$2,871
each guests
$500 deposit required

The Program

What you will be doing during this Retreat

may 12, 2022

Airport pick up if needed (1 single pick up time)

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Check-in and room assignment

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Evening Flow

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Dinner at Sunset Terrace

may 13, 2022

9:00– 10:00 am

Vinyasa Yoga

10:15 – 11:00 am

Breakfast

11:30 am – 4 pm

Aqua Therapy sessions to be scheduled for 45 mns. Free personal time, chill at the pool, walk around the resort among stunning cactus, drive downtown, or attend one of the fitness classes offered by the resort

4:00 - 5:00 pm

1 hour workshop focused on passive and active mobility to increase your range of motion while remaining strong in your practice. Instruction on how to integrate and personalize drills.

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Dinner

8:00 - 9:00 pm

Connect with other attendees

may 14, 2022

7:00– 9:30 am

Local Hike organized by the resort (limit to 10 people)

10:00 – 11:00 am

Vinyasa Class

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Breakfast

11:30 am – 4 pm

Aqua Therapy sessions to be scheduled for 45 mns. Free personal time, chill at the pool, walk around the resort among stunning cactus, drive downtown, or attend one of the fitness classes offered by the resort

4 pm - 5:00 pm

Coaching Session // How to tune into your body’s feedback and stop absorbing other people’s stress // Tools to protect your energy, set clear boundaries and intuit what your body needs.

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Dinner

8:00 - 9:00 pm

Connect with other attendees

may 15, 2022

8:00 - 9:00 am

Vinyasa Class

9:30 – 10:30 am

Breakfast

11:00 am

Pack and check-out


How to reach the location

Located in Carefree, AZ just north of Scottsdale, Civana is an easy taxi ride from the nearby airports.
Closest Airport: Scottsdale Airport (SDL/SCF) = 17 miles, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) = 34.5 miles
Guests can arrive as they wish on the start day of the retreat, check-in is at 4pm although rooms may be ready earlier. Retreat activities begin at 5pm.

FAQ

Min required: 8 guests – Max: 15 guests

This retreat needs a minimum of 8 bookings to reach confirmed

Only when the retreat reaches confirmed. If the event organizer do not hit the minimum, the trip will be cancelled or rescheduled, and the customers will be refunded their down payments in full. Please, do not book your flight until the retreat reach the minimum bookings.

 

Guests are required to pay a deposit of $500 to secure their spot. Down payments are refundable until the trip is confirmed (when it reaches 8 attendees). After the trip is confirmed, the down payment is non-refundable. The final balance is due within March 14, 2022. The final balance is non-refundable after it is paid. Sorry but no refunds given after March 14, 2022, no exceptions.

Any refunds allowed will incur a 3% processing fee

Sign up by using the “sign-up” link on any of the retreat pages. You will then fill out an information form, and then payment. We then will send you an official confirmation and welcome email with a disclosure and emergency contact form to fill out and sign, as well as any pertinent travel information you may need.

Travel Insurance: is required and it is mandatory for all travelers.

Travel protection will help protect travelers’ investment in the trip, and to provide certain medical coverage while they are outside the USA.

If the retreat has to be postponed based on border closures then a credit for a guests’ deposit will be issued to be used for the postponement date. If the retreat happens as scheduled, but a guest decides not to attend based on any other reason than a country’s border closure, then the regular cancellation policy (stated above) will be maintained.

If travel around the world is still being disrupted as the retreat nears, the final balance due date will be postponed until a final decision is made at the 1-month mark before the start date.

At the time of this agreement, we require guests to present or confirm they had their Covid vaccines. Those who had not been vaccinated, should present a negative PCR covid test taken 72 hours prior to the retreat date.

Also, we require all guests to wear masks, unless actively eating or drinking, to utilize hand sanitizing stations if not able to wash hands. Guests not adhering to this policy, will be asked to leave the property. As the event organizer, by signing this agreement, I agree to comply and communicate these guidelines to the guests.

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