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Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru
March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru
March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru
March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru
March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru
March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime. Spaces are limited. Register now.
 
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Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Join Michelle on a cultural adventure in the magical highlands of Peru's Sacred Valley and witness the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu. This transformative journey provides a unique opportunity to venture into a land that’s abundant with ancient sacred places, mysticism, and shamans. We will begin with 6 nights at a quaint retreat center surrounded by native plants, fruit trees, and nourished by a magnificent waterfall deep in the Sacred Valley. You will enjoy daily classes with Michelle in the beautiful yoga shala as well as rich cultural excursions led by our expert local guide Valentin. Our trip will culminate with a visit to one of the seven modern wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, followed by time in the vibrant city of Cusco. Exploring the vast history, sacred practices and cultural ceremonies of this very special part of the world – this trip is sure to leave you with memories for a lifetime.
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Pricing

Double Occupancy

$ ($3995)Show Details

Single Occupancy

$ ($4595)Show Details
*Offer valid through December 18, 2020.
 
Included
  • 9 nights of accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Private airport transfers to and from Cusco Airport
  • Extensive cultural excursions
  • Private drivers
  • Train ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fees for historical sites
  • Expert local guides
  • Donation to local school
  • All taxes
  • Extensive pre-trip assistance 

 

  • Lunches and dinners in Aguas Calientes and Cusco
  • International airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
 
Payment and Cancellation Policy:

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to hold your space. Final Balance Policy: Final payment must be received by ... December 18, 2020, in order to be eligible for the early bird pricing and all payments are non-refundable. Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation your entire payment will be refunded less the $500 deposit if the cancellation is made before December 18, 2020. Payments are non-refundable after this date. Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your trip. There are many travel insurance companies to choose from but Travelex and World Nomads are two reputable organizations for worldwide travel coverage.

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Michelle Cordero
Michelle Cordero, E-RYT500, MFA, RPYT began teaching yoga and movement in the Bay Area in 2002. She built her career on her integrity and passion for teaching skillfully and mindfully; and was voted "Best Yoga Teacher of the East Bay 2018" by Oakland Magazine. She travels extensively to lead retreats, workshops and teacher trainings both in the US and internationally. Michelle is a Lead Trainer with Breathe for Change. Her primary yoga influences are Ana Forrest, Shiva Rea and Maty Ezraty; she has experience in many different styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Iyengar and Yin. Michelle is an S Factor Instructor, and is thrilled to add teaching S Factor to her offerings for women. A coach and craniosacral practitioner, she recently launched a program for women at mid-life called Rede... Read More

Number of Years Teaching

18 + years

Teaching Style

Mindful, inclusive, safe and challenging

Inspiration

Nature, Poetry, Friends, Laughter, Chocolate & Dogs

My Profile & Retreats
 

FAQ

When should I place my deposit for this trip?

We strongly recommend placing a deposit to secure your space on this trip as soon as possible. Given the complexity of this journey, there are multiple reservations which require significant advanced booking and financial commitments. These are made on your behalf (space permitting) as soon as you place your deposit. These types of reservations include but are not limited to: multiple hotel bookings, train tickets, bus transportation, entry permits to Huyana Picchu (extremely limited & government regulated) and more. We will do everything we can to confirm all necessary reservations and permits however, we can not guarantee these arrangements without advanced booking. For questions please email info@internationalyoga.com.

What are the accommodations like?

Our retreat center is a natural and transformative setting, perfect for diving deep into the practice of yoga. Body, mind, and soul can be nourished and fed in the center's outdoor and indoor yoga spaces. These simple yet lovely accommodations will be home in the sacred valley as you explore both your yoga practice as well as the nearby ancient ruins. 

During our time in Aguas Calientes and Cusco, we will stay at hotels selected carefully for their location and level of service. More details will be provided upon registration.

How many people are expected on this trip?

Attendance varies from trip to trip, but 15-25 attendees is a general average.

What if I am traveling alone?

We get hundreds of travelers each year who go on retreat alone. If you are traveling without a friend or partner, but prefer to share your room, we will do our best to match you with another traveler of the same gender. If for some reason, we are not able to match you with a roommate, a single supplement will apply.

 

If you prefer to have your own private room, a single supplement will apply.

Do I need vaccinations to travel to Peru?

There are no required vaccinations for travel to Peru. However, there are some recommended (suggested) vaccinations given by the CDC. To see the complete list of what is recommended, please visit the CDC Website and consult with your primary care physician to make a decision on what is best for you.  

Do I need a visa for travel to Peru?

American citizen visitors to Peru do not need a visa if they are traveling as a tourist with a valid U.S. passport. You will be issued a tourist card upon entry, which is valid for up to 90 days.

What airport do I fly into?

You will book your international flights into and out of Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (Code: CUZ) to arrive on March 14, 2020, and depart on March 23, 2020.

Are there group airfares?

No, there are no group airfares, as we will have people joining us from all over the US, with some arriving early, some arriving late, some using miles, etc. We are happy to provide guidance, resorces for booking and review any itineraries you are considering. Please contact us before purchasing flights, and as always, travel insurance is strongly recommended.

Are airport transfers included in the price of my trip?

Yes, private airport transfers are included in the price of your trip. We recommend arriving on the morning of March 14th. Note if you arrive early and decide to stay at an alternate location other than our group hotel, you will be responsible for coordinating and paying for your own transportation directly with the hotel where you will be staying.

Are meals included?

All meals are included during the first 6 days of the program in the Sacred Valley at our retreat center. Lunches and dinners are not included during our days in Aguas Calientes and Cusco.

What is the cancellation policy for this trip?

All retreats include a $500 non-refundable / non-transferable deposit, which is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to December 18, 2020, we will refund your payment minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable & non-transferable after December 18, 2020, International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of retreat. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions to which you agree upon registration

Do I need Travel Insurance?

All payments to International Yoga are non-refundable & non-transferable. The purchase of travel insurance is strongly recommended to ensure you are covered should any unexpected event arise. A personal, political, environmental or weather-related incident or pre-existing medical condition may prevent or interrupt your travels.  These events are rare but do occur and underscore the importance of being covered by travel insurance.  Should you elect to not purchase travel insurance, you will be assuming 100% of any costs incurred for trip cancellation or trip interruption. Travelex and World Nomads are two reputable organizations. There is a broad spectrum of policies and options so make sure you are clear on what exactly is covered.

March 14-23, 2021

Expand with Yoga: Ceremony and Culture in Peru

Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime. Spaces are limited. Register now.