The Ra family is headed to Peru for a mystical stay in Sach’a Munay within the Sacred Valley. With twice daily yoga and the option to explore the nearby ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, this is an adventure not to be missed. Join Kyle Weiger and Kaitlin Honeycutt from October 29-November 5, 2017 for nine days in this beautiful country.
Ra Yoga is founded in the idea of community and connection to all things. The intention of our retreat is to continue to strengthen our community while strengthening our spiritual connection, deepening our yoga practice, exploring the magic that resides in places far from home, and provide opportunities to serve the local community. It is our intention to create a space that allows for a deeper understanding of yourself, your practice, and the world around you.
- 8 Nights of Accommodations in Peru
- 3 Whole Foods Meals each Day
- Twice Daily Yoga Sessions
- Group Transportation to and from Airport
- Optional Overnight Tour of Machu Picchu (Additional Charge; Sign Up When Booking Retreat)
The center’s name translates as “love from the ancient forest.” It is nestled in an oasis of native plants and fruit trees, nourished by a magnificent waterfall in the Sacred Valley of Peru. This lovely spot is in the Andes Mountains and home of the twelve mountains known as Apus—“luminous beings.” Those who come to the center have the opportunity to commune directly with these mountains, as well as with the local curanderos and pacos (healers), who engage with us for ritual and ceremony.
The guests at this center enjoy delicious meals with locally-grown and lovingly-preparedingredients. Each guest room is a reflection of the Peruvian culture of the Sacred Valley. The entire center embodies kindness, love, and wholeness that seem to permeate the magical place.
After years of sports, bench presses, and a meathead mindset, Kyle’s best friend finally convinced him to go to yoga in October 2010. Immediately after that first class, Kyle signed up for a monthly membership and in a mere 15 months was enrolled in a yoga teacher training. Over the years, Kyle developed a love for the practice far beyond the physical, in that he found deeper meaning in his everyday relationships through wise little lessons he learned on his yoga mat. His demeanor turned from that of “crazy-corporate-drone” into one of a more playful and happy mindset. Along the path, he figured out that your physical body is only meant to serve the purpose of teaching you about your mind, and eventually about the obstacles that lay within. Kyle has ultimately found that once you embrace the idea that anything is possible, your practice starts to open up in miraculous ways.
Kyle initially received his 200-hour yoga teacher training certification from CorePower Yoga in Colorado. After teaching for a few years, Kyle decided to deepen his teaching knowledge by studying under Baron Baptiste in his 100-hour Power Yoga training in Sedona, Arizona and then an advanced 100-hour yoga training in Park City, Utah. While Kyle specializes in teaching inversion workshops throughout the world, you can find him regularly scheduled for classes at his home studio, Ra Yoga.
Kaitlin Honeycutt stumbled into the yoga world by accident eight years ago and has never looked back. She teaches an array of group classes around Orange County including crossfit, yoga, and spin. If you have ever met Kaitlin, then you know of her passion for life and dedication to others, helping them achieve their personal fitness goals. Kaitlin has the remarkable ability of making every place feel like home with her engaging, fun-loving, and compassionate demeanor. Kaitlin at her very core is community.
In 2013 Kaitlin received her 200-hour Hatha Yoga teaching certification through the White Lotus Foundation located in Santa Barbara. She recently enrolled in Ra Yoga’s 300-hour training starting in April 2017.
Optional 2 Day Tour of Machu Picchu
This optional tour will happen during the retreat. Pre-registration is required.
The journey will begin with a drive through the Sacred Valley, passing through several fascinating towns, villages, and sacred sites in the valley. Arriving in Ollantaytambo, a small town that still maintains its Inca architecture and offers the opportunity to visit and explore the majestic archaeological site, which overlooks the route to Machu Picchu.
Take a beautiful train ride from “Olla” along the river to the town of Aguas Calientes.
Spend the night in Aguas Calientes, enjoying the quaint town along the river. Arrive in Machu Picchu the next day before sunrise to witness the illumination of the sacred ruins. Experience an unforgettable day at Machu Picchu, exploring the sacred Incan “City of Light,” learning about the sacred ruins and taking moments to sit, breathe, and experience the powerful energy of one of the most sacred sites on the planet.
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