Playa Viva - Juluchuca, Guerrero, 40834, Mexico

Conscious Leadership Retreat 2017

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January 15th-20, 2017

A beautiful ecolodge along a pristine beachside in mexico, fresh organic farm to table cuisine, beachside access and views accessible from your room, daily yoga & meditation, massage, mindful eating, cooking classes, healthy comforts, transformative teachings, play, connection, and life long friendships and changes.

About the Retreat

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Start the New Year off right in Mexico! Join us January 15th – 20th, 2017 in this powerful and transformative week in the setting of Playa Viva. A beautiful beachside retreat on the coast of Western Mexico, 40 minutes outside of the charming Zihuatanejo.

This six-day retreat will be held at Playa Viva in Mexico. During our time together we will cultivate wise leadership & authenticity through meditation, movement, writing, role-playing, connection, & team-work.

Each day will weave yoga and meditation practice with talks, reflection, interactive exercises and ample time to enjoy the beauty of Playa Viva. To optimally support your journey, each participant is entitled to receive a coaching session with Carley to support you in your greater vision for conscious leadership.

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By deepening our listening skills to ourselves and to each other, we will create a nourishing environment where we can relax, grow our self-awareness, increase our emotional intelligence, and discover how to lead from the heart. This retreat is for men and women who want to hone their unique leadership skills, develop greater resilience, implement healthy boundaries, compassion, and create meaningful change in the world. You will leave with a toolkit of new skills, insights, & sustainable practices that integrate peak performance, vitality, balance, and joy at work and home.

What is Included?

  • Five Nights and Six days (double occupancy; single accommodation can be requested)
  • Abundant, delicious, mostly local and organic food and non-alcoholic beverages: three gourmet meals a day, plus unlimited snacks and refreshments (bar drinks are additional and charged to your individual guest account).
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  • Pick up and drop off from airport
  • Daily yoga, meditation, and workshop classes
  • One Mindful Eating and Cooking Class
  • Unlimited on-site excursions (hiking, turtle sanctuary, etc.)

Specific topics we will address include:

  • Mindful attention
  • Grounding & centering in the body
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Lead with compassion
  • Authentic communication
  • Wise decision making
  • Enhanced resilience
  • Mindful cooking and eating

For a detailed Daily Schedule please see this website for details.

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Space is limited to 16 men & women for this transformative week!

  • Double occupancy $2100 ($1800 Early Bird, $300 less) 
  • Single occupancy  $2400 ($2100 Early Bird Price, $300 less)

Early Bird Pricing Applies to Nov 25th, 2015. Prices go up on November 26, 2016.

Installment payment plan available.

You are responsible for airfare, tips, travel insurance, and any alcohol or additional leisure activities (surfing, kayaking, horse back riding, etc.)

Please inquire about the option to add on a weekend stay.

For more information and to register: Email or click HERE.

About the Instructors

Carley Hauck

Carley is the founder of Intuitive Wellness and works as an integrative life coach, instructor, and consultant in research and with worksite organizations. Carley holds a Masters Degree in health psychology and has over a decade of experience in designing, teaching and coaching thousands of clients in healthy transformative change.

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She has consulted and supported companies with greater happiness, well being, and mindful workplaces such as LinkedIn & Pixar. She has been a lead consultant on studies observing the long-term benefits of mindfulness as it relates to health, weight loss, stress resiliency, and the prevention of disease.

Carley teaches on a variety of health and wellness courses at Stanford University. She is the creator of Mindfully Nourished, an online evidence based mindfulness and wellbeing course that engages one in how to live a fully nourished life. Lastly her writing on mindful well-being is regularly featured on My Fitness Pal, Tricycle, and Paleo Magazine.



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“Practicing Mindfulness and Loving Kindness with Carley at Playa Viva was dreamy. I found it to be a gentle and powerful retreat that stayed with me as I settled back into work and my regular schedule at home. It was so relaxing and the perfect setting to lay down new, positive neural pathways. Beach > read > sun > meditate > swim > eat > journal > yoga. Authentic, healthy, tasty meals. I really loved it and it was perhaps the best relaxing vacation ever. Beware, you might cry when you have to leave. I did.” – Jessi Callihan (Attendee, Savor Your Life

“I attended Carley’s session in May 2014. It was a time in my life that I was going through a lot of transition. I was just focusing on accomplishing daily life and avoiding my feelings or thoughts. I will admit I was nervous going to Playa Viva, a place without distractions and being asked to make my focus internal, however I am so grateful that I did. It was exactly what I needed. Carley was so supportive. The exercises she asked us to do were perfect and I think extremely introspective and helpful for everyone. I continue to use many of the techniques she taught and yoga in my daily life. Grateful!” - Jessica, F.

The time I spent with you and the other Blooming Lotuses in Mexico was a life altering experience for me. I was emotionally stuck and spiritually bankrupt! I felt guilty about decisions I had made in the past that really harmed me and my self-esteem. With your support, the tools you shared with the group, daily journaling, sharing and guidance, I found the courage to let go of some relationships that were not serving my greater good....I learned the concept about feeling safe in personal relationships and friendships. I left your retreat with a fresh perspective and an attitude of Grace and Self Compassion for myself. I also experienced first hand the benefits of having a dedicated meditation practice, farm to the table mentality and a better appreciation for Mother Earth. I have invested in a water bottle for my son and I and we use them faithfully. No more plastic bottles! I’m happy to report, I’m on this journey called life and I’ve never been more in love with my life! Thank you, Carley. - Kelly B. (Blooming Lotus Retreat, 2016)


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