Mystical Marrakech 

open your heart to what is possible

November 17, 2019 to November 23, 2019

Anjali Power Yoga is hosting a holistic yogic and cultural experience to give you a new perspective on your body, your practice, your life, and your world! You will participate in daily yoga and meditation, with an opportunity to practice both Ashtanga Yoga and Baptiste Style Power Vinyasa yoga. Combined with thoughtful daily cultural excursions, your experience will truly be holistic. The retreat will take place at the beautiful and exclusive Peacock Pavilions.

Marrakech, Morocco is a mystical city filled with strong traditions, a warm and welcoming culture, and opportunities to see, hear, and smell something new. If you have always wanted to go to Morocco, but organizing your transportation, picking the right riad, finding the perfect tours all seemed too much, this is a perfect opportunity for you to relax, do yoga, and experience this amazing city! This retreat in a celebration of life and an exploration into what we do not know. Your eyes will be opened to a new way of being through yoga and cultural exploration. 


Itinerary

Day One: Arrival, welcome dinner, and time for meditation and reflection

Day Two: Yoga and meditation, guided tour of the Marrakech Medina, and dinner in the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa

Day Three: Yoga and meditation, free time at the pavilion pool and grounds, and time for reflection

Day Four: Day trip to the historic beach town of Essaouira (option camel ride)

Day Five: Yoga and meditation, tour of Le Jardin Marjorelli (Yves Saint Laurent’s historic home and garden), time for shopping, sitting at a cafe, or optional tour of the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, and time for reflection

Day Six: Yoga and meditation, free time at the pavilion pool and grounds (time for optional hammam visit or village walk), henna and cocktail party, and a special surprise!

Day Seven: Time for reflection and departure

*Subject to some change because this is an adventure!*


Cost

Early Bird Special by August 1: $2,699

After August 1: $2,899

$500 non-refundable deposit needed to save your spot. Payment plans available upon request


What is included

  • Double-occupancy room
  • All in country transportation as part of the scheduled activities
  • Guided tour of the Marrakech Medina
  • Museum entry fees
  • Henna and cocktails party
  • Cultural activities
  • All meals (except during scheduled free time)
  • Two scheduled airport transfers from Marrakech Menara Airport to Peacock Pavilions and one schedule airport transfer from Peacock Pavilions to the Marrakech Menara Airport

What is not included

  • Flight (please note that the flight to Marrakech is overnight)
  • Transportation outside of scheduled activities
  • Lunch and dinner during scheduled free time on the day trip to Essaouira (estimated $50)
  • Wine and cocktails outside of planned cocktail hours
  • Optional hammam visit
  • Optional camel ride

Retreat Leaders

 Johnna Smith, one of Anjali's beloved guests teachers, will lead the Mysore Ashtanga yoga and meditative component of the retreat. Johnna is an Authorized Level 2 Ashtanga Teacher and a Certified Baptiste Teacher. Johnna’s classes are both intense and fun, she invites all her students to wake up from the dull comfort zone and into the sweetness of new possibilities. She uses teaching stories and humor to bring a powerful lightness to both the body and spirit. 

Johnna Smith, one of Anjali's beloved guests teachers, will lead the Mysore Ashtanga yoga and meditative component of the retreat. Johnna is an Authorized Level 2 Ashtanga Teacher and a Certified Baptiste Teacher. Johnna’s classes are both intense and fun, she invites all her students to wake up from the dull comfort zone and into the sweetness of new possibilities. She uses teaching stories and humor to bring a powerful lightness to both the body and spirit. 

 Lucia Cucinotta is the Director of Anjali Power Yoga and the retreat cultural curator and Ayurvedic specialists. Lucia spent two years in Morocco as a US Peace Corps volunteer, so her cultural insights and language know how will allow you to gain greater access and understandinf all the unique and fascinating aspects of life in Morocco. She can also help get you a good deal on whatever you are looking for in the medina ;)

Lucia Cucinotta is the Director of Anjali Power Yoga and the retreat cultural curator and Ayurvedic specialists. Lucia spent two years in Morocco as a US Peace Corps volunteer, so her cultural insights and language know how will allow you to gain greater access and understandinf all the unique and fascinating aspects of life in Morocco. She can also help get you a good deal on whatever you are looking for in the medina ;)

 

For more information, please email Lucia Cucinotta at lucia.anjalipoweryoga@gmail.com