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Elemental Retreat

July 28th - August 4th, 2021

Oaxaca, Mexico

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Disconnect with the outside world, nourish your soul, and access complete rejuvenation through daily yoga and meditation led by Kelli Wefenstette, owner of Wildlight Yoga in Chicago, and Arielle Schmidt, owner of Tranquility Rising in Cincinnati. 


Wanderers will be invited to participate in yoga, meditation, mindfulness, journaling, and community circles while receiving ample time for personal care as well as life changing adventure. You can even dive deeper into your own journey by adding a Thai Yoga Immersion Protocol with Arielle onto your trip. 



In the spirit of elementals we are embracing the Earth Element. What does that mean? Everyone has their own unique needs when they travel, so to make everyone comfortable and conscious of those traveling on a budget we have choose not to include this in the price. This will allow you to stay at a place that fits all your needs. 

There are several places to stay around the yoga studio and we will be happy to assist finding you the perfect place. If you would prefer to room with someone we recommend waiting to book accommodations and we will connect you with others on the retreat. 


Price per person includes:

  • Daily yoga & meditation in a private yoga studio

  • Immersive experiences in handicraft villages

  • Mezcal and mole tasting in San Felipe

  • Candle-making, cooking, and weaving in Teotitlan

  • Walking tours and markets in Centro

Options for additional exploration:

  • Thai Yoga Massage Protocol

  • Energy Work

  • Traditional limpia with a curandera

  • Private consultation with an herbalist

  • Pottery classes

  • Monte Alban tour

  • Temezcal ceremony

  • Street Art Tour

  • Alebrije painting class

  • Private Yoga Lessons

  • Guided hiking in the mountains




Price does not include:

  • Airfare (if flying from Cincinnati, we suggest Cincinnati to Dallas/Houston to Oaxaca)

  • Meals not listed

  • Additional adventures beyond what’s listed: lessons, excursions, massages, souvenirs, etc.

  • Lodging



Retreat Only: $1,200

Retreat + Thai Immersion Protocol: $2,200

Learn more about adding a Thai Immersion Protocol by clicking here. 

A $250 non-refundable deposit per person is required to reserve your space. Payment plans are available. 10% discount available for those paying in full or by cash or credit. Remaining balance is due by June 30, 2021.

You will receive an invoice for payment after your application is processed.

A written request for cancellation is required. Deposits are non-refundable and cannot be credited toward future retreats.

  • 90+ days prior to departure: 100% of your payment minus deposit may be applied to future retreat

  • 60+ days prior to departure: 75% of your payment minus deposit may be applied to future retreat. You will forfeit 25% of your payment.

  • 15+ days prior to departure: 25% of your payment minus deposit may be applied to future retreat. You will forfeit 75% of your payment.

  • 14 days or less prior to departure: you will forfeit 100% of your payment and deposit.

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