Mindful Wellness Retreat

Mayflower Grace Suite

Photos courtesy of The Mayflower Grace

My New Years resolution for 2016 is to practice more self-love. Like many women, I tend to be incredibly hard on myself and I want that to change!

My first step to making my resolution a reality was booking a mindful wellness retreat. The three day program in March supports women at all stages of their lives and can help give you incredible tools to deal with change, transition and promote self-love. Plus, it’s at The Mayflower Grace, a luxury hotel and spa in Connecticut that I’ve been dying to check out.

The retreat focuses a lot on the seven Chakras, along with daily yoga classes, meditation, nutrition counseling, cooking demos, and of course, spa treatments at one of the most luxurious spas in the state. It basically sounds like a beautiful weekend of emotional and physical healing and I literally could not be more excited!

I realize that talking about Chakras is totally out there for me and, to be honest, I know nothing about them. That being said, I caught up with Nicole Glassman, a holistic health coach and the founder of these women’s retreats, to find out exactly what the heck they are:

“The 7 Chakras are the body’s energy centers which means, all of our vital energy flows through them and activates the connected areas. When our Chakras are blocked, we experience illness and generally feel “off our game.” When we employ the wisdom of our Chakras to our everyday life we help our energy flow freely and experience a healthier, more balanced state of being.

When all 7 areas are in balance, you’ll naturally release toxic behaviors and old emotions that no longer serve you. You gracefully step right in to your personal power. Whether you’re in a place of transition, seeking clarity or ready for a life change, these “Spinning Wheels of Light” will teach you how to embrace and enjoy the process.

This quick and easy quiz is designed to help assess what energy center you may need to give a bit of extra care. In just a few minutes you’ll learn which Chakra is imbalanced and tips on how to realign your spirit so that you can live your most successful life.”

Space is limited so if you want to join me on this intimate retreat, sign up here. FYI, the early bird special ends on January 15th. Check out more photos of the magical location below!

Mayflower Grace Pool

Mayflower Grace Snow

Mayflower Grace Spa

Mayflower Grace Room

Thank you to Mindful Wellness and The Mayflower Grace for gifting me this retreat. I couldn’t be more excited!

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  1. ireplu said:

    Please confirm if you paid for this or if it was sponsored. $4K is a lot of money for 3 days.

    12.22.15 · Reply
    • Fair enough! I’m not being paid to write this but as I stated above, they did gift me this retreat. I hope that helps!

      12.22.15 · Reply
      • ireply said:

        Sorry I did not see that at the end of the post, though that being said the article reads as though you booked the retreat on you own volition and that you are paying for it out of your own pocket. I do feel this is a bit disingenuous toward your readers

        12.22.15 · Reply
  2. Kelli said:

    This is an area of my life that I’d like to improve as well. I’ll definitely look further into this retreat to see all they have to offer.

    12.22.15 · Reply
  3. Janice Shaw said:

    Oh this looks amazing! And perfect timing I’ve been looking for something like this for my sisters and I. We’ve been talking about doing a retreat for a while 😉 Thanks for sharing!

    12.22.15 · Reply
  4. Brenna said:

    What a gorgeous place and a fantastic idea. I’m going to look it up now and hopefully I can go!!

    12.22.15 · Reply
  5. Ashley said:

    Such a beautiful space! That spa looks amazing!

    12.22.15 · Reply
  6. Chloe said:

    Thank you for sharing this great post, Julia!! This retreat sounds like the perfect way to set the tone for 2016 and just what my best friend and I have been looking for. Can’t wait to share it with her. The chakra quiz was so right on and confirmed how I have been feeling lately. Thank you thank you!!! Hope to see you in March.

    12.22.15 · Reply
    • Ireply said:

      Will you and your friend spend $4k for a three day weekend away?

      12.22.15 · Reply
      • Simone Turner said:

        Why would you ask such a personal question like that? Just because you won’t (or can’t – whichever applies at the moment) spend $4k on something an experience such as this, doesn’t mean others don’t have the right to without being questioned about it. If I learned anything from Zig Ziglar, it was this statement:

        “If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.”

        12.27.15 · Reply
        • Ireply said:

          Oh please. Give me a break. It’s a rhetorical question. And your quote is not relivavant to the comment you made. It’s a free country and if I want to ask a perfectly reasonable question then I have the right to do just that. So get off you high horse

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