10th Annual Mar De Jade Nia, Feldenkrais & Yoga Retreat

 MAR DE JADE – CHACALA MEXICO! November 4th – November 11th 2023


This retreat is an invitation to dive deep into the medicine of Somatic Movement in a healing and beautiful location.  Experience Nia, Breathwork, Feldenkrais, Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Meditation, Relaxation, Connection, Play, Expansion and JOY-FULL Expression. Mar De Jade’s beautiful natural surroundings and serene atmosphere makes for a magical experience. It is situated at the foothills of a tropical jungle, between the mountains and the warm shores of the pacific ocean. You will hear birds each morning and the ocean waves throughout the day.

“Mar de Jade is one of the great undiscovered pleasures of Mexico… A tropical setting that lifts the spirits and fires the imagination.”

– San Francisco Chronicle

Your Joy Directors

Dana Hood – WoManifestor/ Nia Second Degree Black Belt Nia Teacher and White Belt Trainer/ Libra/ Serial Entrepreneur/ Dog Lover/ Manifesting Generator/ / Yoga Nidra Teacher/ Obsessive Creative/ Spa-Hopper/ I am in constant awe of this incredible life created by movement, music and magic! My Nia classes are an energetic mix of expression, laughter, healing, play and Joy. I have been leading movement retreats since 2013 in Mexico, Bali, Panama & Costa Rica. I lead from a powerfully authentic, somatic – heart centered place, creating a holistic experience of fitness, pleasure and connection. Kick off your shoes and leave your inhibitions at the door!

Christy Cutler – Certified Teacher of the Feldenkrais Method/ Priestess of the subtle/ Awareness Architect/ Curator of curiosity/ Poetry lover/ Lifelong children’s dance teacher/ Traveler by trailer throughout the West/ Aquarius who cannot carry a tune/ Twenty years ago I discovered the genius of Moshe Feldenkrais’ somatic work. It fills my soul to experience and teach his movement lessons which are a gentle but powerful means to improve our mind/body, open us up to joy and being in our bodies just as they are. Beautiful and complete! 202219 will be my 8th year co-leading iBODY’s Magical Mexico retreat. Join me in slowing down and opening up to the small miracles, lulled by the sound of ocean waves in the background!

Annie Martens — Hatha & Yoga Nidra Instructor/ Yogini Goddess/ Professional Free Spirit/ Silent Meditation Facilitator/ Age-is-Just-a-Number Believer/ Sagittarius/ Astrology Blogger/ Poet/ Non-dualist/ Ayurveda Lover/ Over the last decade, yoga has become the lens in which I see life through. That’s why in my classes I often share stories of my times spent in India, the place that yoga originated many thousands of years ago. It’s my desire to bring the magic I found there to you, and to inspire you to see the beautiful and authentic aspects of not only yoga, but yourSelf! I’m humbled to co-facilitate this supremely special retreat for the 4th year, and I so look forward to a week of connection and soul-growth with you!

Immerse in:

-Nia, Breathwork, Feldenkrais, Yoga and other movement and stillness experiences daily that nurture and energize your whole being.

-Delicious cuisine from the freshest local organic growers from a kitchen that creates with love and attention to all of your dietary needs.

-A breathtaking landscape of jungle, ocean and open sky. Soak in the sunlight, play and relax by the turquoise ocean, go deep inside in hammocks and quiet spaces.

-Soul nurturing exploration, connection and commUnity.

-Amazing Spa treatments, massages and off site excursions available.

-Lovely accommodations with air conditioning and the sound of ocean waves.

-Friendly and attentive staff catering to your every need.



7 Nights Accommodations – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – All movement classes and workshops

Not Included:
Flights to and from PVR – Shuttle to and from resort – Massages – Excursions – Alcoholic Beverages – Gratuities

Single Room $3200

Double $2650

Triple $2200

Please read all cancellation policies below and agree to get trip cancellation insurance before registering!

If you are in the iBODY Community, we prefer you pay in person at the studio.

Checks, Venmo, Zelle and cash preferred, online credit card payments will include 3% fee.

Cancellation Policy – No Refunds

$700 Deposit is Non-Refundable. 50% Payment is due June 1, 2023. Full Payment is due by August 7, 2023.

There will be no refunds for arriving late or leaving early. There are no exceptions to the above cancellation policies including personal injuries, pandemics or weather, or finding a replacement for your space. We highly recommend travel insurance for entire trip.

Travel Insurance
iBODY LLC., will not be held responsible for any additional travel expenses incurred in preparation for cancelled retreats including airline tickets, travel delays, flight cancellations or illness. We highly recommend travel cancellation insurance should your travel plans change or if retreat is cancelled for any reason.

*As of January 1, 2007 all U.S. citizens need a valid U.S. passport to travel in and out of the U.S. Your passport MUST have at least 6 months remaining before expiration to be considered valid. Please check with your airline or travel agent if you have additional questions regarding necessary documentation. These requirements can change without notice.