HOLISTIC WELLNESS: YOGA & AYURVEDA RETREAT WITH ADRIENNE AND AMIR

PERU

JUNE 3-10, 2022

Through the practice of Ayurveda and Yoga, journey back to Self with Adrienne Diaz and Amir Madison, the powerhouse couple behind the South Los Angeles-based non-profit organization, Eat Move Meditate. Meet us in the Peruvian Andes, at a space built upon sacred geometry, surrounded by ancient culture and enveloped by Mother Nature's Sacred Valley. Together, we will explore Machu Picchu, Arin Waterfall, Maras Salt Mines, experience the native Despacho Ceremony, visit Cusco, and immerse ourselves in sound healing, hiking, yoga asana, meditation, partner yoga, and Ayurveda! You will leave with a deeper connection to your mind, body, spirit, senses, and the joys of community. 
 

RETREAT LOCATION

The 70-mile narrow strip of land, in the Peruvian Andes, that runs roughly from the old imperial capital of Cusco to the enigmatic citadel of Machu Picchu remains a place of eerie natural beauty. Against a backdrop of snow-capped peaks, the fertile river valley winds below steep forests and ancient agricultural terraces while the mountain light at dusk gives the landscape an otherworldly glow. Many locals still speak Quechua - the language of the Incas.  
There are endless opportunities to explore its natural landscapes as well as the living and ancient cultures. You can do so by road or, preferably, on foot, mountain bike or horseback. 

 

In the middle of a majestic natural environment, surrounded by mountains and ancient culture, grows Samadhi, our retreat centre - which means a union with the divine. Designed with sacred geometry, Samadhi will submerge you in the universe of "los Chakras", walking through the Kundalini and wrapping you in its spaces, colors, textures, flavors and art adapted for the energy central, to know and explore your essence. Samadhi is a fully-equipped retreat centre with areas dedicated to meditation and art, a multifunction room, a yoga deck with a dazzling view of the sacred valley, and an organic garden where you can learn about the qualities of plants that are native to the area, and around the Andes Mountains. 

RETREAT INCLUSIONS

  • 6 Nights accommodation at our beautiful retreat centre Samadhi Sacred Valley and 1 Night in Cusco

  • Roundtrip group airport transfer from Cusco airport

  • All farm to table vegan or vegetarian meals grown in the property's backyard or locally sourced with the exception of breakfast on Machu Picchu day tour and Day 7 lunch (on own) 

  • Machu Picchu full day tour including bus pick-up from hotel, train & local bus tickets, local guide, and entry to this spectacular sacred Incan site ($500 USD value)

  • Yoga, meditation and workshops led by Adrienne and Amir

  • Visit to Arin Waterfall overlooking Sacred Valley

  • Visit to Maras Salt Mines - Comprised of over 2,000 small salt wells, the "Salineras de Maras" have provided a steady source of salt for residents of Peru's Sacred Valley since potentially before the days of the Inca

  • Native Despacho Ceremony - Led by a Shaman from the indigenous Quechua tribe, a despacho is a prayer bundle or offering of gratitude to Mother Earth (Pacha Mama) & Mountain Spirits; a focused, formal way to "dispatch" your prayers off to the powers that be. Despacho rituals are designed to align, balance and harmonize the three levels of consciousness: Yankay (the physical universe), Yachay (the spirit or wisdom center), and Munay (the feeling or heart center). The despacho holds symbolic elements and the prayers of the participants. As the elements are added to the despacho, the vibration of the participants and the room raises. The despacho becomes a living prayer that brings energy shifts and healing. The ceremony is concluded by burning the despacho bundle over a bonfire conveying the gifts to Spirit

  • Sound Healing Bath - Everything in the universe has a vibrational frequency. The practitioner uses musical instruments like singing bowls, gong, flute and others in specific rhythms and frequencies to downshift your brain from the beta state (normal consciousness) to the theta state (relaxed consciousness) and even the delta state (where internal healing can occur).

  • Hike around the Sacred Valley - Explore Samadhi’s beautiful mountainous backyard, the local farms and the nature that surrounds it

  • A visit to the local market of Pisac for shopping where indigenous Quechua communities from the surrounding highlands come to sell their products

  • Bonfire 

  • Group dinner at vegan restaurant in Cusco

  • Planting Trees - We're planting 2 trees to give back to Mother Earth (Pachamama). If you'd like to plant more trees, you can buy more trees at check out! 

MEET YOUR HOSTS

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Amir Madison
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Yoga Teacher, Co-Founder of Eat Move Meditate & Yogi Athlete

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Azma Ousmand
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Adzenture Retreats CoFounder & Host

WORKSHOPS LED BY ADRIENNE AND AMIR

 

INTRO TO AYURVEDA

In Sanskrit, Ayurveda translates to the science of life. Originating in India over 5,000 years ago, Ayurveda is the holistic medical practice that is known as the “mother of all healing sciences.” Many healing modalities such as herbal medicine, polarity therapy, reiki and acupuncture stem from Ayurvedic Medicine. In this workshop, we will dive deeper into the understanding of our bodies by exploring the Ayurveda's definition of health, the five element theory, the three doshas, mind-body constitutions, and Ayurvedic self-care rituals.

INTRO TO PARTNER YOGA

In this workshop, we will explore various yoga postures with the help of gentle touch and the physical support of a partner or friend. Partner Yoga is a practice that deepens body awareness, enhances communication, and expands trust. This practice is an opportunity to be curious, play, and have fun!

NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare to Cusco, Peru - Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ)

  • Optional/extra activities you'd like to partake in like painting, Peruvian vegan cooking class and more 

  • Travel Visa to Peru - US & Canadian passport holders do not require visa. Please check for entry/exit requirements based on the passport you hold http://www.rree.gob.pe/Documents/REQUERIMIENTOS_DE_VISAS_PARA_CIUDADANOS_EXTRANJERO.pdf

  • Travel Insurance (medical & trip cancellation) is mandatory to protect you in case of any unforeseen emergencies. Proof of purchase is required before trip departure.  

  • COVID-19 Tests required for arrival or departure (Tests prior to departure home will be arranged). For more details please see COVID-19 Health & Safety

  • Gratuities/souvenirs - at your own discretion 

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

A $500 USD Non Refundable initial deposit will secure your spot on the retreat or you may choose to pay in full. The remaining balance is due 60 days prior to the retreat start date.

Please note, our cancellation policy is as follows: 

  • Initial deposits are strictly non refundable.

  • If cancelled 90 days before the Retreat start date, your initial deposit may be transferable to another retreat.  

  • If cancelled 60 days or less prior to the Retreat start date, 100% of the Retreat price is forfeited.

  • If you choose to join the Retreat after the start date or leave the Retreat prior to the end date, full payment of the Retreat price will apply.

 

Please do not book your flight until you have received a confirmation to do so.  You will be provided with instructions on when to arrive/depart along with travel agent details to assist you with your flight booking (or you may book your flight on your own). 

​An information package will be sent 15 days prior to departure and will include the retreat schedule, recommended packing list and trip details. 

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​IMPORTANT COVID ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: To enter Peru, you must show proof of a negative PCR and/or serology COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to the Retreat.

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​IMPORTANT COVID DEPARTURE REQUIREMENTS:

ALL US air travellers returning to the US need a negative Covid-19 test taken within ONE days of their departing flight.

Please carefully read all of the COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures that will be implemented and we will require you to follow. 

By booking a retreat, you agree to the COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures and Terms & Conditions.

QUESTIONS?

Email us at info@adzentureretreatsyoga.com and see our Frequently Asked Questions​.

AVAILABLE PACKAGES

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Shared Triple Chakra Villa


Your stay in a chakra themed villa (3 separate beds) with private bathroom and mini balcony overlooking mountains.

If you're booking with a friend or partner, please indicate their name on the booking form so we could arrange it accordingly, otherwise we'll pair you with a new friend. 

$2,799 USD

per person

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Shared Double Chakra Villa 


Your stay in a chakra themed villa (2 separate beds) with private bathroom and mini balcony overlooking mountains.

If you're booking with a friend or partner, please indicate their name on the booking form so we could arrange it accordingly, otherwise we'll pair you with a new friend. 

$2,999 USD

per person

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Shared Double Deluxe Suite

Shared Room with two twin beds, private ensuite bathroom, sitting area and balcony with views of the Sacred Mountains.

If you're booking with a friend or partner, please indicate their name on the booking form so we could arrange it accordingly, otherwise we'll pair you with a new friend. 

$3,099 USD

per person

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Deluxe Single Suite

Your stay at Samadhi Sacred Valley in a single private suite. Book now with a $500 deposit (non-refundable). 

$3,699 USD

per person