JennyferLyn Chiemingo

Wonderment Yoga Retreat – September 23-30, 2017

Jenniferlyn

Jenniferlyn Chiemingo

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Offering Joy, Love and Yoga.

Jenniferlyn’s goal is to provide her students with the opportunity to experience genuine Joy and Love every time they step onto the mat! JL’s yoga teaching style is a creation all her own. Influenced by yoga greats like Shiva Rea and Seane Corn, she is both flowing and grounded. Her classes are joyful, loving, spiritual and inspiring. When you step away from one of her Vinyasa classes, you will feel that you are entering into a better world, more connected to the world and more connected to YOU. She provides loving support to newbies, while challenging regular practitioners to find new depths in their practices.

JL first experienced yoga in 2000 when she was looking for a way to escape the daily stress from her job as a TV news producer in northern California.  That was when yoga started to change her life.

Overcome by the power and benefits of yoga in her own life, JL decided to move her career from the newsroom to the yoga mat in 2002.  With curiosity and ambition, she followed her dream and began her training at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health with an emphasis in Integrative Yoga Therapy.  JL continued her training with Shiva Rea, embracing Vinyasa yoga. Through Vinyasa, she learned the powerful, energizing and cleansing benefits of linking the breath with movement.

JL is listed E-RYT with Yoga Alliance taught for more than 14 years in Seattle and now leads group classes in Northern California. She teaches at national yoga festivals, including Wanderlust California, Northwest Yoga Conference, Pranafest Oregon, and leads inspiring and fun yoga retreats with The Travel Yogi. This year her adventures will take her to Mexico, Iceland and France. Look for her big trip to Bhutan coming in 2018. Her intimate getaways will change your life.

Want to take a class with JL? Check her out anytime on Yogis Anonymous.

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What to Expect

Wonderment France Yoga Retreat – September 23-30, 2017

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I have always dreamed of leading a wine & yoga retreat!

Sunshine, Wine, Yoga, Wellness, and Connection. This is it!  It’s the perfect combination of Wonderment.

We will wake up to a fun, rigorous flow to energize for the days of play. We will indulge in luxurious, restorative practices in the evening to soak all the goodness up.

This retreat includes days of wine tasting, exploring, relaxing and eating. It has all I’ve wanted – a Chateau as a home base with a pool and gardens, as well as a cozy yoga studio and rooms that make you feel truly ‘at home.’

This is like no other retreat I’ve done… Bring a partner or friend, or come alone.  It will be sooooo dreamy.

What's Included

Wine tasting yoga holiday

What’s included:

  • Yoga most mornings & each evening dio
  • 7 nights chateau accommodation
  • 3 farm-to-table meals each day
  • Wine tasting
    • Sample the best of the region during an evening with a local sommelier
  • Local vineyard winemaker for a day!
    • Teach your tastebuds with a lunch food/wine pairing class
    • Create, blend and bottle your own unique vino memories to bring home
  • Day trip to La Roque Gageac and Beynac
    • Boating on the Dordogne
    • Excursions through medieval La Roque and Beynac
  • Trip to the Issigeac market
    • Catch the tastes and colors of this medieval town during their famous Sunday market
  • Transfers (on arrival and departure days only) from the Bergerac airport or train station

What’s not included:

      • Airfare to Bergerac, France (EGC)
      • Additional excursions
      • Alcohol or items of a personal nature/souvenirs
      • Travel insurance (recommended)
      • Gratuities

Itinerary

Domme Walk

Schedules will vary slightly and final itineraries will go out to the travel crew about a month prior to departure. Our schedule below gives you an overall picture of what a week in gorgeous south of France will look like:

Day 1

      • Midday arrival to Bergerac
        • Transfers from the Bergerac airport or train station (on arrival and departure days only)
      • Check-in and soak up the general countryside splendor
      • Evening de-travel and welcome yoga class
      • Gourmet group welcome dinner

Day 2

      • Early morning coffee, tea and fruit available
      • Wake up and refresh morning yoga
      • Local and fresh breakfast
      • Day trip to the locally famous Issigeac market
        • Stroll through the medieval town’s farmers market for local and organic yummies
        • Enjoy the local flavor and introduction to one of the area’s historic villages
        • Souvenir shop, mix with the locals and sample tastes of the region
      • Head back for lunch at the chateau
      • Late afternoon yoga in the chateau yoga ‘stable’
      • Group dinner

Day 3

      • Early morning coffee, tea and fruit available
      • Morning yoga class
      • Local and fresh breakfast
      • Enjoy a chill morning
      • Dig into a country fresh lunch
      • Enjoy an afternoon in the country
        • Walk a country lane
        • Chill in the pool
        • Explore the town of Bergerac
      • Head back for an evening yoga class
      • Delicious evening group dinner
      • Post dinner sommelier visit
        • Enjoy an evening tasting and learning about some of the regions most delicious wines
        • Get the scoop on the local wineries in preparation of the next day’s vineyard visits

Day 4

      • Early morning coffee, tea and fruit available
      • Morning yoga class
      • Fresh poolside breakfast
      • Enjoy a free day to explore or relax
        • Book a day trip exploring local castles, Lascaux or local nature
        • Rent a bike and cruise through the countryside
        • Relax by the pool and chill
      • Afternoon lunch at the chateau
      • Early evening yoga class
      • Poolside group dinner

Day 5

      • Early morning coffee, tea and fruit available
      • Morning yoga class
      • Fresh poolside breakfast
      • Head out to a local organic vineyard to be a winemaker-for-a-day!
        • Hands-on exploration of the vineyard and winery
        • Enjoy a farm fresh lunch with a wine/food pairing talk from the vintners
        • Test your blending skills as you create your own bottle of wine to enjoy, bottle and take home
      • Late afternoon yoga class on the outdoor deck
      • Sunset group dinner

Day 6

      • Early morning breakfast
      • Day trip to picture perfect Aquitaine region
      • Head to La Roque Gageac for a scenic Dordogne river trip
        • Board an authentic Gabarre river trip
        • Marvel at the centuries old buildings (1100s!) built up against and into the sheer cliff face
        • Catch a fish-eyes view of the castles dotting the Dordogne
      • Explore the castle town of Beynac
        • Marvel at the castle on the sheer limestone cliffs
        • Stroll through the 12th century village
      • Picnic lunch
      • Late afternoon yoga class
      • Gourmet group dinner

Day 7

      • Early morning coffee, tea and fruit available
      • Morning yoga class
      • Fresh poolside breakfast
      • Enjoy a last full day at your leisure
        • Head back to a favorite spot
        • Stroll through the beautiful countryside
        • Take off on one last adventure
      • Early evening yoga class and closing circle
      • Final group dinner

Day 8

      • Morning breakfast, hugs and goodbyes
      • Transfer to the Bergerac airport or train station with new friends and awesome memories!
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