Explore Tuscany — Yoga and Deep Relaxation Retreat

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Jul 02, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016
Beautiful Tuscany Villa
Siena, Italy

For all levels, including beginners


Join Jennifer for a beautiful, magical week of Five Element Yoga in Tuscany! You are invited to join our uniquely and specially designed retreat with Jennifer Reis, senior Kripalu faculty and recognized leader in the North America’s yoga community. Jennifer joins Revitalize Yourself co-directors Pauline Jennings and Liz Priestley who are experts in European yoga travel. Together, we offer you a dream yoga vacation set in the magical towns and villages of Tuscany!


The Retreat

Our small group will live in community, enjoying most of our meals, yoga and excursions, together as one. Pauline and Liz will guide you to all the sites near Siena, known as The Pearl of Tuscany and show you how to creatively integrate your yoga practice with the rhythms of nature found in the vineyards, gardens and hillside villages.

We’ll dive into a class on the art of Italian cooking in a local grandmother’s charming farmhouse kitchen, guided walks through the cobbled streets, a hike or bike ride where the beauty of the land transforms your spirit, and dinner under the stars to ground you in the embrace of new friendships and common purpose.

We’ll live in community within a sprawling 17th century Tuscan farmhouse, complete with pool, gardens and plenty of places for solitude, reflection and relaxation. Enjoy drinks by the pool, breakfasts in the garden and dinner under the stars.

Allow us to bring you to our home-away-from-home to explore the art, history, hospitality, food and wine of Tuscany’s famous glorious countryside while practicing relaxing and revitalizing yoga, within a joyful and compassionate gathering together of like-minded friends.


The Yoga and Relaxation

Imagine yourself gazing out on the sun drenched, rolling hills of Tuscany practicing yoga postures and deeply resting and rejuvenating! Developed by Jennifer Reis, Five Element Yoga® is a celebration of revitalizing yoga postures, breathing, hand mudras, self-massage, and deep healing rest with Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra, to bring you back into harmony with yourself and the larger forces of nature.

• Align yourself with the rhythms of nature.
• Enjoy joyous movement and deep relaxation.
• Discover new ways to uplift and renew your vital energy.
• Explore and develop the elemental qualities of earth, water, fire, air and ether within yourself.
• Reclaim your inner spark as you begin to feel balanced and whole again.
• Connect with your true self.
• Change your life as this journey of a lifetime brings you the joy and tools for a healthier, happier you.

Five Element Yoga will teach you how to guide yourself back into harmony to tap into your greatest potential. Your natural constitution comes into perfect flow with life so that you may enjoy increased health, happiness, peace, and potential all within the stunning beauty of Tuscany.

Recommended Five Element Yoga practice:

Five Element Yoga®: All Levels Guided Yoga Practice CD or MP3
Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra CD’s and MP3’s




Here’s our Itinerary

Cost: $3,499 Includes:
* Accommodations 7-Nights Lodging (double occupancy) in Siena; transfer to and from Siena; all taxes
* Five Element Yoga and Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra with Jennifer Reis
* All Breakfasts
* 6-Lunches (Sunday, July 3-Friday, July 8)
* 2-Dinners (Welcome and Farewell-Saturday, July 2 and Friday, July 8th
* Cooking Class on a Tuscan Farm with Renowned Local Cook, Nona.
* Excursion to Florence
* Excursion to San Gimignano and Monteriggioni
* Excursion to Siena
* Excursion to Montepulciano and Pienza
* Excursion to Barone Ricasoli Castle and Winery

Does not include: airfare and travel insurance.

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Praise for Jennifer’s Retreats

“I had high expectations after reading about this retreat and was very impressed. It’s even better thank I expected. I don’t think I’ll want to do yoga nidra with anyone else after enjoying Jennifer’s voice!”
Tara Jones

“My kind of yoga. Just the right level of challenge, but with the emphasis on self-calibration. I was able to connect with and embrace myself.”
Ron Rubbico

“Jennifer is kind, accepting, and so gifted in creating a place for healing within. I loved being with her in Iceland and on Martha’s Vineyard. Her voice and healing is in my life almost everyday with her CD’s.”
Catherine Brennan

“The retreat was lovely: I like Five Element Yoga! I feel grounded, centered, energized and inspired.”

“Being my first introduction to yoga, Jennifer’s retreat and yoga was such an opening, accepting and joyous experience. I feel a lightening of spirit and letting go of negativity. It was great to go outdoors and practice yoga in the elements!”
Annie Cummings

Reserving Your Spot is Easy!

Deposit 1/3 of total $1166.oo reserves your spot now.

Balance of $2333.00 is due on (or you can pay before) April 30, 2016.

Full Payment of $3499.00.

Also fill out the Registration Form Below.

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About Liz and Pauline

For more information contact Liz at [email protected] 919-968-1736

Questions for Jennifer?  [email protected]


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