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IOY/P’RU

“Nothing’s sacred until we make it so.” — Chris Crutcher

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Join Susan and MJ for “IOY/P’RU—Nothing’s Sacred,” an 8-day luxury retreat in Peru’s Sacred Valley Sept 7-14, 2019!

Explore peak moments high up in the Andean Mountains and deep in the Sacred Valley. Absorb the incredible beauty of one of the earth’s most energetically charged and culturally rich settings. Look through the eyes of your highest self as you open up to spectacular natural and cultural sights. Reach higher with daily yoga, meditation and MJ’s and Susan’s signature workshops.

But know that nothing is sacred until you make it so…

THIS RETREAT IS SOLD OUT. CLICK HERE TO GET ON THE WAITING LIST.

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We’ll be staying at Willka T’ika, a luxury sustainable retreat site situated in the heart of the Sacred Inca Valley, with ancient sites to see on all sides. Yoga, meditation and our signature workshops will connect you to your highest self and your fellow travelers.

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Expertly guided excursions to nearby fascinating cultural landmarks are included.

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Our last 2 days will be spent in Cusco, the archaeological capital of South America, a city of amazing cobblestone streets and original Inca walls.

Look through the eyes of your highest self. What do you see?

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Invest in Your Soul

$2,399 + AIRFARE

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • 1 night shared double accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Wyndham Costa del Sol in Lima (airport)

  • 4 nights shared double accommodation (luxury garden room) with daily breakfast and dinner at Willka T’ika

  • 2 nights shared double accommodation (superior room) with breakfast at Hotel El Mercado in Cusco

  • Yoga, meditation, and our signature workshops (yoga mats & props available at Willka T’ika)

  • Expertly guided excursions to Awanacancha, Ollantaytambo Fortress, Machu Picchu, Maras Saltpans/Moray Terraces, and Cusco’s Ancient Landmarks

  • All entrance fees and tickets for sites

  • All airport transfers and transport between locations


NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare

  • Travel insurance

  • Lunches

  • Dinners in Lima and Cusco

  • Spa treatments

  • Adult beverages

  • Gratuities

  • Spending money

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Space is limited

THE FINE DETAILS - OUR POLICIES

  • Space is limited to 14 guests.

  • EARLY REGISTRATION FOR 2017 IOY/OBX PARTICIPANTS ONLY BEGINS JANUARY 21, 2019 at 8 AM.

  • OPEN REGISTRATION TO THE PUBLIC BEGINS JANUARY 28, 2019 at 8 AM.

  • A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required at time of booking.

  • $1000 (cash, check or Venmo) is due February 25, 2019.

  • Balance (cash, check or Venmo) is due March 25, 2019.

  • Accommodation is for double occupancy: $2,399 per person (2 people per room). A private room is $3,585.

  • Sorry, but no refunds will be given for any reason. Travel insurance is mandatory. (Please see below.)

WHAT TO BRING

  • Layers of clothing

  • Rain gear

  • Yoga attire

  • Sunscreen and a rimmed hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Walking shoes suitable for hiking


CLIMATE
Average daily high temperatures in Sept are around 65°F, rarely falling below 59°F, or exceeding 70°F. Nighttime temperatures can drop into the 30’s.

PASSPORT/VISA 
A passport valid for six months is required to enter and depart Peru. Tourists must also provide evidence of return or onward travel. Travelers to Peru will receive a card from Peruvian Immigration upon arrival stating the length of approved stay (usually 90 days).

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Travel insurance for this trip is mandatory. For peace of mind, your insurance should cover accidents, illness, home transport, loss of luggage or holiday days. You are responsible for having appropriate up-to-date personal insurance. We will be happy to put you in touch with a travel insurance provider. You might also contact your credit card company, as many include travel insurance.

VACCINATIONS
There are no compulsory vaccinations required to enter Peru.

ABOUT YOUR LEADERS

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Susan Johnson, E-RYT 200, YACEP has been the owner/instructor at InsideOut Yoga since 2010. She “has gained a reputation not only for teaching yoga to people of all ages, but for giving people the tools to change their lives” (Local Scoop Magazine). Her classes offer you individual attention in a group setting with thoughtful, intelligent instruction that challenges your body while nurturing your spirit. She’s been leading retreats for 10 years, including KYR and IOY/OBX with MJ.

MJ Anderson is the owner of That Damn Mary Brewing Co in Gloucester, VA. She's also a seeker of wisdom, singer/songwriter, life coach, outdoors freak, and lover of all things steeped in fun. She’s been leading all kinds of retreats for the past 27 years, including KYR and IOY/OBX with Susan. 


KEKOKA YOGA RETREAT

May 15-17, 2020

Immerse yourself in yoga and nature at the Kekoka Yoga Retreat on the beautiful waterfront shores of YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka in Kilmarnock! Early bird pricing for the weekend is $195 ($225 after April 15) and includes lodging, farm-to-table meals, all levels yoga classes, meditation, workshops, water activities, a ropes course and more. All proceeds benefit camper scholarships at YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka. Registration begins March 1, 2020. Space is limited!