"Travel to me is all about getting out of your comfort zone and expanding your mind with new and unusual experiences. Travel removes you from your normal existence and leads you on a journey through which you see the world, learn new ways and have a whole lot of fun!"

Come feed your soul, expand your mind, re-energize yourself and meet new people. Enjoy relaxing on Kauai's incredible beaches, horseback riding, spa treatments, waterfalls, snorkeling, championship golf... whatever your heart desires, and of course your yoga, all while experiencing one of the most beautiful places on earth. What more could you ask for! Spouses and friends are encouraged to come!

When: October 10 - 14th, 2007 (Payments due no later than September 7, 2007). Arrivals on Wednesday, returning on Sunday.

Accommodations: Starwood Hotels Sheraton Kauai Resort located alongside Poipu Beach* on Kauai's sunny South Shore (rated the #1 Beach in America by the Travel Channel and Dr. Beach, USA TODAY)

Pricing: For just $1,500 single occupancy or $1,225 double occupancy per person for a Garden View room or $1,875 for single occupancy and $1,400 for double occupancy per person for an Ocean View room. Participants are responsible for their own airfare.

Yoga Retreat Includes:

  • 2 Daily Yoga Classes with Mark & Elizabeth
  • Either a Morning or Evening Meditation each day
  • Daily Sunset Mai Tai Punch Hour
  • An Evening Luau by the beach
  • Discount on selected Beach Rental Items

Sheraton Kauai Resort Features Include:

  • Torch Lighting Ceremony & Entertainment with Hula Dancers every evening
  • Weekly Movie under the stars
  • Cultural Arts & Crafts, Lei Making and Hula Lessons
  • Nearby Hawaiian Cultural Center and Shopping
  • Guest News Library with Internet and e-mail access
  • Oceanfront Fitness Center
  • Tennis Facilities
  • Nearby Championship Golf
  • Massage and Skin Care Salon
  • In-room coffee and tea
  • In-room personal safe
  • Local and toll free calls
  • Self-parking
  • Four restaurants and a surf-view lounge
  • Easy access to all the wonders of Hawaii's 'Garden Island,' Kauai.

Optional Excursions and Sightseeing
Sightseeing on Kauai is a must, not only to experience the spectacular scenic beauty, but also for the adventure and fun in traveling to each wonder - on horseback, by catamaran or raft, by kayak or helicopter, bicycle or on foot. Kauai's list of activities is nearly endless. Poipu Shopping Village offers an open-air shopping experience with a fun selection of shops, services, and eating establishments. And, of course, you can always just relax after your morning yoga and soak up the sun until the nightly sunset Torch Lighting Ceremony.

Reserve your space before September 7th: To reserve your spot pay by check or credit card through either Brentwood or the Studio City Yoga Studios in person or by phone at: (310) 826-YOGA or (818) 769-6427. For questions contact Gretchen at (913) 206-3528.

Kauai, white sand, warm ocean and Power Yoga with Mark & Elizabeth, it can't get better than this.

Mark Blanchard

August 7, 2007