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Join two of YogaDownload’s top instructors, Jackie Casal Mahrou and Claire Petretti-Marti for a breathtaking journey to the picturesque hillsides of Tuscany, Italy.

We’ll visit ancient medieval hilltop cities, learn about + taste Italian wines, take a cooking class and bike ride through the Tuscan countryside, all while practicing yoga and meditation in an unbelievable setting that will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a fairy tale.

We’ll be hosting this retreat at a gorgeous hillside villa near the town of Montepulciano where you will be surrounded by picturesque vineyards and rolling hills while enjoying delicious, incredible, authentic meals three times a day.

There will also be opportunities to visit ancient medieval towns, take part in wine tastings to explore the region’s most famous wines, bike ride through the countryside, and learn to cook an authentic Italian meal!

What’s included:

– 5 nights accommodation a gorgeous historic villa
– 3 gourmet meal per day
– 2 yoga classes per day
– Wine tasting
– Day trip to hilltop medieval villages
– Transportation to/from the airport to the villa
**Plus goody bags, free time + more!

Your instructors:

JACKIE CASAL MAHROU

For the past 13 years, Jackie has been passionately teaching and practicing yoga in Denver, CO. Believing that yoga can awaken us to the vast capacity of our hearts, minds and spirits, her intention is to empower her students to live boldly and authentically. Jackie’s classes are a combination of enlightening inspiration, graceful movement, alignment and encouragement. Through her flowing sequences and heart centered intention she creates an environment for each student to blossom into his or her greatest expression of each yoga posture, and brightest self.

CLAIRE PETRETTI MARTI

Claire Petretti Marti has been practicing, studying, and teaching yoga since 1999. Like many fitness enthusiasts, she was initially drawn to yoga for its physical benefits of strength, balance, and flexibility. Once Claire realized that serenity, peace of mind, and a general sense of happiness were predominant results of the practice, she was hooked.

A RYT-500 Yoga Alliance instructor, Claire teaches a dynamic vinyasa flow with the intention of creating a moving meditation. She encourages students to find the lightness and the joy in their own practice, both on and off the mat. She is a certified Pilates instructor, a Reiki Level 2 Practitioner and also holds a NASM-certification for personal training. She has significant experience with spinal injuries and frequently works with students recuperating from injuries. She leads international yoga retreats every year. Mind-body fitness is her passion.

Your Accommodations:

Villa Poggio Martino is located on a beautiful hill in Tuscany and consists of seven apartments, each one with private terrace. Its wonderful panoramic position with view over the hills heading up to Montepulciano create a serene atmosphere. The house has been restored preserving the original architectural features and has been carefully decorated in rural Tuscan style.

This journey is straight out of a fairy tale, and it could be you this October!

JOIN OUR TRIBE! We will have around 20 participants for this retreat and will form bonds and create lasting friendships as we share this incredible and majestic experience together!

HURRY as space is already filling up quickly. Only a 30% deposit to secure your spot.

Book by the end of June to take advantage of our special early bird pricing of $200 OFF!!