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An Infusion of Radical Well-Being
Yoga & Singing with Margie Weaver & Barbara McAfee
March 16-23, 2019
on Mexico's Pacific Coast at Mar de Jade Holistic Lifestyle Centre, Chacala, Nayarit

Celebrating a milestone?
Hungry for joy and play?
Facing major transition?
Weary from caregiving?
Eager to reconnect to your voice and bod in new ways?

Join Barbara and Margie for a nourishing week of singing, yoga, chant, poetry, play, ceremony, and community at Mar de Jade, a retreat center 90 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. You don't need ANY experience with yoga or singing to reap the full benefit of this week. Our emphasis is on pleasure and presence more than perfection.

We offer two classes per day with lots of time off to do whatever you please. The retreat center offers optional early morning meditation and yoga as well. The beach is gorgeous and the waters relatively friendly. It's a short walk to the village of Chacala and a beautiful hike up the extinct volcano. Loll in the hammocks, float in the pool, and indulge in fresh, healthy, and scrumptious meals. Meet with the group just before dinner to sing in praise of sunset.

There are optional activities available for a nominal fee including whale watching, a trip to the local street market, a sweat lodge, and guided hikes. Spa services are also available.

Mar de Jade was founded almost 35 years ago by Dr. Laura del Valle in the spirit of service. Much of the income from the center goes to support local programs for children and teens as well as an organic ranch & Waldorf Montessori school in Chacala. Laura's daughter, Angelica, and son-in-law, Jorge, are now handling daily operations. Their hospitality is unmatched and it is a joy to support their fine work.


Cost for the program:
$200 non-refundable deposit holds your spot
Early bird rate: $600 paid in full by November 1st
$700 after November 1st, paid in full by February 1st
No refunds with notice of cancellation less than 2 weeks from retreat start date.

Send a check payable to:
Barbara McAfee
PO Box 19662
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Lodging: You'll contact Mar de Jade directly
(average cost for double room is approximately $155 per night, includes all meals)

Airfare: You'll book flights to/from Puerto Vallarta
(90-minute shuttle to Mar de Jade, additional cost arranged by Mar de Jade)

"The week with Barbara and Margie at Mar de Jade was a delight in so many ways! The place is peaceful, with a friendly climate and ocean, lovely employees, and amazing food (a buffet of amazements, every meal). The group was fun and compatible, the singing and yoga satisfying. A rest for body and soul."
Carol Manning, MD, Minneapolis, MN

"The best week of my life!"
Donna Carney, AIA, LEED®AP, Philadelphia, PA

Individual & Small Group Yoga Lessons Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Quarterly? There is no substitute for one-on-one yoga instruction. Whether you're new to yoga, already have a regular drop-in class or personal practice, are working with trauma, injury, illness, surgery, emotional challenges, or have an occasion you'd like to celebrate with friends or family, we can co-create classes or workshops to suit your needs in your home. Contact me for availability. $90 per hour. New Client Special: $250 for your first 3-session commitment (save $20).

Yoga Mojo at Work Would you or someone you know love to have a yoga wellness program at work? Help organize a 10-week or ongoing class & your yoga is FREE. Classes are created to meet your group's unique needs.Contact me for availability. $150 per hour or $1400 per 10-week session (save $100).

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