Aqua Nicaragua Wellness Resort


Mar. 17 – 24, 2012 – Gracious Living Retreat #2

Gracious Living presents three 7 day amazing, inspiring, rejuvenating retreats at Aqua Wellness Resort in 2012, exploring the Gracious Living motto while connecting to mind, body, spirit. This retreat is hosted by Grace Van Berkum, find out more about Grace on her web site.

Retreats will include daily morning hatha and yin yoga classes on the beautiful ocean deck to energize, re-balance, and detoxify the body.

Additional daily lectures or workshops designed to inspire you to be healthier in the body and mind.
Menu includes 3 daily organic, fresh, local meals that are dairy-free, wheat-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, and soy-free.

Free time in the afternoons to chill out on the private beach, take surf lessons, do jungle hikes, paddle surfing, kayaking, snorkelling, horseback riding, boat trips, or enjoy relaxing, detoxifying massages. Trips to other colonial cities, volcanic islands, volcanic hiking, and canopy zip-line tours through the cloud rain forest can be arranged.


1) What is prana and how to increase it though yoga and nutrition for more energy.

2) Energy centres in the body, and how yoga exercises and meditations can help unblock negative energy in the body and mind.

3) Exploring the breath and how it affects the mind, and how the mind affects the breath. Learning how your breath is an indication of your emotional state and how you can change it. Learning how proper breath work can de-stress and reduce anxiety.

4) Connecting to your intuition and becoming aware of what resonates with you, while letting go of things that don’t serve you.

5) How meditation affects your thoughts and how your thoughts mirror your reality. Change your thoughts, change your life!

6) Basic anatomy and how a better understanding of your body will help improve your posture, your yoga practice, and reduce pain or imbalances. Also, learn about your internal organs and how certain foods affect efficiency to detoxify toxins from the body.

7) How raw food increases your energy, prevents disease, and makes you feel (and look) like a million bucks! Hands-on workshops that include raw, vegan smoothies, dairy-free milks, soups, entrees, decadent desserts, salads, and healthy Nicaraguan chocolate. Gracious Living recipe books included.

These retreats will help you re-connect to the real you. You will be provided with tools and information that will guide you in the direction of creating your best life ever! AQUA is the perfect beautiful, transformational, nurturing environment for this life-changing, adventurous, and fun retreat!

Beginners are welcome, guys are welcome, all ages are welcome, past retreat participants are welcome….EVERYONE & ANYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND! All classes and recipes are always new, fresh, and evolving.

$1800 double occupancy for a 1 week Gracious Living Retreat in a magnificent treehouse that includes everything mentioned above, plus airport transfers.

$2300 single occupancy.