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Together We Flow

Together We Flow

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A Nia Dance Retreat in Chacala, Mexico

June 10, 2023 - June 17, 2023 (7 nights) 

Bethamie and Stephanie have prepared a week of joyful Nia dance (for every level) and blissful relaxation for you at the beautiful Mar De Jade retreat centerWatch this video to get a taste of the Mar de Jade experience.  Follow our retreat stories on Instagram here @together_weflow.

 

Each day, your body and spirit will be nourished by sacred medicine:

  • Daily healing movement including Nia dance, gentle yoga, and guided breathwork meditation

  • 3 exquisite meals served daily, with produce from the on-site 18-acre organic farm

  • Experiential workshops and embodied discussions on self and community care practices led by Bethamie and Stephanie

  • Ample free time to feel into softness: luxuriate in the magical waters of the Pacific Ocean, or go on a nature walk to explore the majestic grounds of Mar de Jade

  • Opportunities to access deeper levels of healing through massage at the on-site spa, or through 1:1 energy and somatic healing sessions with Bethamie and Stephanie 

  • Community with other souls on the healing journey of the mind, body, and spirit

Escape to Chacala Bay

Chacala is the most pristine and pictureque bay on the lush coastline known as Rivieria Nayarit, with golden sand, coconut trees, and warm ocean waters year-round. A small fishing village home to approximately 400 residents, Chacala means “where there are shrimp” in Náhuatl and is one of the jewels of Mexico’s Pacific Coast. It has easy access to Puerto Vallarta International Airport, yet feels worlds apart from the big tourist developments. 

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Our Home for the Week:
Mar de Jade Retreat Center

Nestled between tropical jungle mountainside and the clear ocean waters of Chacala Bay, Mar de Jade Retreat Center is a serene refuge for travelers on the healing journey.  Watch this video to get a taste of the Mar de Jade experience.  See our Retreat Page on Mar de Jade's site.

 

In addition to the natural beauty of the surrounding area, The Center is fully equipped with everything we need for our retreat:

 

  • Inviting, warmly-decorated rooms with views of the ocean and tropical jungle. See our discounted retreat rates for rooms here.

  • El Rancho, the 18-acre sustainable organic farm that provides the produce for our 3 delicious buffet-style meals per day.

  • Warm hardwood-floored studios bathed in sunlight and stocked with props, perfect for our Nia Dance and Yoga practice.

  • Full-service spa with swimming and wading pools, jacuzzi, sauna, and options for massage and other healing treatments. 

  • Walking and hiking trails on the grounds of The Center for our exploration in nature. 

  • Explore Chacala's natural surroundings and immerse yourself in Mexico's vibrant culture. See additional excursions and activities here.

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Meet Your Hosts

Bethamie Wyatt 

Bethamie Wyatt (she/her) has spent more than 20 years developing and refining her craft as a multi-modality facilitator of healing. She is a Nia Technique Brown Belt instructor, Reiki Master and Emotion Code Practitioner. Her path into the healing arts was born out of her desire to feel more present, embodied, and connected to her purpose. Finding body-based practices like dance and yoga brought her back into her body and aligned her with a mission to assist others on their own inward journeys. As the founder of Bmoved Healing Therapies, she places a strong emphasis on being present and building a rapport with those she works with. She is committed to daily practices and rituals which enhance her spiritual and intuitive capacities. This consistent attunement with Spirit positions her to be of service in the most effective way, as she guides others in perceiving and releasing deeply held traumas and opening their lives to joy, balance, and new possibilities. Bethamie is excited about sharing the healing and transformational experience of dance and movement at the Together We Flow Retreat! You can learn more about Bethamie and her offerings on her website and on Instagram at @b_moved.

Stephanie Parker 

Stephanie Parker (she/her) is an intuitive somatic healer, Nia movement instructor, and anti-oppression facilitator based in Oakland, California. She creates affirming, trauma-informed, decolonial spaces, guiding in a nonhierarchical way that allows collective wisdom to emerge from the group. Stephanie’s compassionate approach is rooted in embodiment practices like Nia Dance and Somatic Experiencing Therapy, as well as Afro/Indigenous wisdom she has found on her own healing journey. Stephanie looks forward to co-creating sacred space with everyone at the Together We Flow Retreat! You can learn more about Stephanie and her offerings on her website, and on Instagram at @catchlight27.

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ACCOMMODATIONS & FEES

Retreat Fees:

The total estimated, average cost for the 7 nights retreat, including retreat fee of $650, room, meals (3 meals per day) and miscellaneous expenses (airport transfer, staff gratuities and optional excursions) is $2000 USD. This total cost may be higher or lower, depending on room choice. This cost does not include flight to Chacala, Mexico. Nearest airport, Puerto Vallarta, PVR. Plan to arrive on June 10th. **More logistical details will be provided after registration.

 

Accommodations:

Retreat attendees will book their accommodations directly with Mar de Jade, using the Together We Flow dedicated link with special discounted rates. There are a wide variety of room options available, including ocean view suites, double guest rooms, and dorm-style lofts. We have a special retreat rate for our rooms. See our discounted rates below and here.

Booking Rooms through Mar de Jade:

When you’re ready to book, use one of the following methods to make your reservation: 

  1. Book Online (unique booking link for Together We Flow participants) OR

  2. Call 1800-257-0532 OR

  3. Email info@mardejade.com

** Mar de Jade requires a 50% deposit to confirm room reservations. The balance is due 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Note: The online booking system will only reserve complete rooms. If more than two people are booking together and wish to split the deposit on multiple credit cards, please call the hotel directly.

You can always reach out to us with  questions here.

Retreat itinerary

RETREAT ITINERARY

Example of a typical day. Some days will offer larger blocks of free time.

 

7:00am – 8:30am Morning Breathwork &Meditation or Nia Dance ~ Alternating Days

 

8:30 – 10:00 Breakfast

 

10:00 – 1:30 Relax / Swim / Optional Excursion

 

1:30 – 2:30 Lunch

 

2:30 – 4:00 Self-Care workshops / Community discussion

 

4:00 – 5:00 Nia Dance

 

5:00 – 6:00 Gentle yoga and breathwork

 

6:30 – 7:30 Dinner

 

7:30 – 9:00 Relax / Socialize / Evening Workshop or Gathering

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Ready to Flow?

Ready to Flow with Us? 

Book Now and Claim Your Spot!

Step 1) Complete the Retreat Registration Form below. 

 

Step 2) Pay the $100 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot.  This deposit will be applied to your retreat fee. The retreat fee balance ($550) can be paid right away or before the due date, 30 days prior to the start of the retreat. 

 

Payment forms preferred: Zelle (beth.ama@gmail.com) and Venmo (catchlight27).

If needed, we will accept payments via PayPal using the following link: https://paypal.me/healinginmotion?country.x=US&locale.x=en_US 

Step 3) Book Accommodations directly with Mar de Jade. Instructions above in Accommodations

We’d love to see you at the retreat. Register & Book your spot today!

Thanks for Registering for the Retreat! Please complete Step 2 and Step 3 to fully book!

Have any questions? E-mail us at togetherweflowretreat@gmail.com

You can also follow us on Instagram at @together_weflow.

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Cancellation Policy & Other FAQ

Cancellation Policy:

 

For cancellations made with at least 2 weeks notice:

 

Mar de Jade Retreat Center offers credits to rebook at another MDJ retreat (including room and meals) at no extra cost. The rebooked retreat must take place no more than 18 months after the original cancelled reservation. 

 

Partial refunds of the total reservation cost (room, meals, retreat fee excluding non-refundable $100 deposit) are also available for cancellations made more than two weeks in advance: 

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    • 90% refund with 60 or more days notice prior to the scheduled arrival date.

    • 75% refund with between 15 and 59 days notice. 

 

No refunds or credits are offered for reservations cancelled with less than two weeks notice prior to arrival. 

 

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, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness.

 

COVID-19 Policy:

 

As we are still in a global period of caution and transition related to COVID-19 and other health risks, we invite your collaboration in meeting our individual and collective needs in sharing space for this retreat. We ask that anyone who tests positive for COVID-19, is exposed to someone with COVID-19, or is exhibiting symptoms within 2 weeks of June 10, 2023, the retreat start date, to support us in honoring their individual health and the collective well-being of this community by not attending the retreat. Travel insurance is strongly encouraged to protect against the financial impact of this possibility. No refunds will be provided to participants who need to cancel due to COVID-19 or any other reason within 2 weeks of the retreat start date.

 

During the retreat, we encourage participants to communicate about their specific needs around masking, distance, and physical contact as needed, and we ask all participants to practice honoring each others’ needs even while they may differ from person to person. We also encourage frequent hand washing and use of disinfectant stations located on the property, particularly following any interaction with others.

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