6-Day Live Better Retreat in Tulum, Mexico - March 2019

  • Live Better Live Better
  • Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • Mar 9 - 14, 2019 (6 days)

About us

Everyone comes on a Live Better Retreat for different reasons, from different places, and in different places. We use health and wellness strategies to help you live your best life, whether that means heading out on your own as an entrepreneur, getting back on your feet after something didn't go your way, or finding some guidance in a time of transition. You might know your path, and we'll help you blaze it. If you're not quite sure, we'll help you search.

Nothing we do on this trip is mandatory. We simply provide the tools - you implement them how you see fit. If you're struck with the urge to explore, take a work call, journal, or nap, you're encouraged to do it.  Yoga is all levels, as are the workouts. Whether you're a pro or a first-timer, we'll make sure you find growth in discomfort and success in putting yourself out there.

We have one retreat rule: be (unapologetically) yourself. We need you to be.

(Dreamy Vibes) + (Great Conversations) + (Bold Action) = Live Better Experience

I want you to imagine yourself sitting at your desk, or in your home, the Monday morning after the retreat. Is it the "same old shit" or is it a whole new ballgame? Expand the size of your world, and seek others who are expanding theirs.

“It’s safe to say that over the course of just six days, my time spent with Bret, Jason and the entire Live Better team changed my life for the better, pun intended. My story is a little unique in the fact that two weeks prior to the trip, I had just met Bret after a Barry’s Bootcamp class. At this time in my life, I was still overcoming severe anxiety, depression, and the overpowering feeling of loneliness in a city that promotes the opposite of all those things. After my quick and memorable chat with Bret and learning more about what Live Better does and stands for, I knew this trip could and would change my life. Never in my wildest imagination did I think I’d ever travel to the country of El Salvador, with 14 strangers, just for the sake of trying to “find myself” or seek some answers. Within those incredible six days: I met my new best friend, who ends up living just a few blocks from me in the city; I let go of self doubt, and pressed the reset button on my future; I challenged myself, both mentally and physically, and on the other side came out stronger. The mantra “best day ever” is truly what I strive for each and every day, and I cannot put into words how incredibly thankful I am to have met Bret, Jason, and Ryland, and to have said YES to trusting the process.”

Event Highlights

  • Where: Maya Tulum, Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
  • When: March 9-14, 2019
  • What: 6-day / 5-night Live Better Retreat Experience in the barefoot luxury capital of the world. Ancient Mayan tradition combined with beach workouts, community dinners, epic yoga flows, actionable workshops to upgrade your life, one-on-one coaching sessions, beach bonfires, and sunrise meditation to flow and move better...sign me the F up. This isn’t just “yoga and chill” - it’s everything to help you Live Better.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping
  • Bicycles For Rent

Schedule

MORNING
7 am - "Morning Mobility" (performance breathing, soft-tissue release, and dynamic stretching to start your day)

8:00 am - Coffee (lots of it…or matcha if you go green)

8:01 am – Team Performance Training #1 (NTC-inspired athletic workout)

AFTERNOON
12 pm – Get your one-on-one coaching session with Bret & Jason. Talk about anything from changing jobs to fitness and nutrition, or talk about pursuing a side hustle with a dose of adrenaline and creativity. This is your time to action on your dreams. We're here to listen and connect with you individually to learn about your story and help you on your journey.

2 pm – Perfect time for a nap in your hammock, join one of our optional handstand workshops, or explore the local area for some acai bowls.

EVENING
4:30 pm – Health Workshop: let’s do some 80/20 analysis on the best things to focus on for fitness, nutrition, sleep and stress management, and mindfulness. Let's make health and wellness the sustainable fuel to help you crush your job and your life.

5:30pm – The Best Flow Ever – yoga at sunset to the sounds of the ocean. Taught by Bret and Jason together, let your body and mind find their flow in a playful, athletic, fun practice. Learn to headstand (we've helped hundreds do their first) or do your first Warrior II.

7:30 pm – Community Dinner in the Cabana, overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Local, amazing food prepared family style with vibes jamming in the background.

9 pm – A glass of wine to help the stories and conversation flow from the day.

10 pm (and on) Fall asleep dreaming of how your life changed today, and will again with the sunrise tomorrow...Best Day Ever.

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Accommodations

Pricing includes the following:

3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) served buffet style (plant-based nutrition with fish only, no meat), along with coffee, buffet juices, coffee, and house teas. Meals start with dinner on day of arrival (Saturday) and end with breakfast on day of departure (Thursday). The resort can accommodate any dietary preference - please let us know!

Transportation to and from the resort in Mexico

All on-site retreat activities, which includes yoga, workshops, workouts, coaching sessions, group discussions, bonfire and ocean ceremonies, Temazcal (sweat-lodge), sound meditation, and the meals included above.

One off-site group activity to be coordinated by Live Better

Bonfire drinks we supply on the last night of workshops

Directions

HOW DO I GET TO MAYA TULUM?
Fly into Cancun International Airport (CUN). Once we receive your flight information, we will arrange private transportation from the airport to Maya Tulum. All transportation costs (excluding the flight) are included in your retreat package.

PROMISE US YOU WON'T DRINK TOO MANY COCKTAILS AND MISS YOUR FLIGHT, AND WE'LL BE THERE WAITING FOR YOU WHEN YOU ARRIVE, PRIVATE TRANSPORT AND ALL, TO BRING YOU TO PARADISE.

Tags: career coaching fitness meditation mindfulness personal development run self healing workout yoga

Thank you!

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

Opening up to the joy and peace of meditation and Yoga. <3 Marion
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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