Caribbean Retreat

Unleash the Power of Your Soul
. . . in Belize!

with René Quenell and Lucy Pirner
November 12 – November 18, 2017


Who am I?
How do I maintain lasting happiness?
Find the answer to these questions and more!

Through yoga, meditation, relaxation and self-exploration you will:

*IDENTIFY your soul’s unique purpose (Dharma Code)
*UNCOVER false beliefs that limit you from your true potential (Vikalpa)
*DISCERN limiting habits and create a plan for a new trajectory (Departure Point)
*DEVELOP a personal practice to live your Dharma

Join Lucy and René in an island paradise for a five-day transformational retreat. Each day includes plenty of time for play, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Spa treatments, snorkeling, diving, exploring and more at luxury resort.

Get away from it all. Get perspective on how you REALLY want to live your life. You will leave this retreat relaxed and rejuvenated, with clarity of how to live a life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom.

Join us for 6 nights of luxurious accommodations and a five-day yoga workshop that will transform your life.

Our island oasis at Mahogany Bay Village (MBV) is one mile south of San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. The resort sits adjacent to one of the village’s greatest gems, the “Townlet,” which includes many shopping and dining venues. It boasts a seven-canal system with a shuttle across shallow Tiffany blue waters to a private gorgeous beach club. Although there are many beaches nearby, this exclusive beach is truly a paradise. As a guest at MBV you have access to many amenities including: a saltwater pool with a poolside bar, cocktail lounges, restaurants, coffee shop, social club, spa, bike and golf cart rentals and multiple excursions. Learn more at

We have four accommodation choices listed below. See more pictures, videos and floor plans at:

COST INCLUDES: yoga, welcome dinner, lunch and breakfast (Monday-Friday), concierge service for our group, SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) class, snorkeling excursion to Hol Chan, full access to MBV amenities, transportation to/from Ambergris Caye airport or ferry, all taxes, tips and fees. Not included: airfare or ferry.


$2,210 single, $1,570pp double occupancy; includes workshop, excursions, breakfasts & lunches.
The masterfully built Garden Cottage offers a spacious indoor/outdoor living area. Enjoy your breakfast coffee or evening cocktail on the entry porch or relax in the sitting area facing the king-size bed. It’s the perfect retreat for either one or two people for short- or long-term stays. Includes refrigerator.


$2,950 single, $1950pp double occupancy; includes workshop, excursions, breakfasts & lunches.
Making the most of its second story perch, the Second Floor Keeping Suite offers a spacious living area enclosed with louvered glass windows looking out onto incredible sea views. It’s perfect for one or two people for any length of stay. One King Bed and kitchenette.


$1950pp double occupancy.
For 3-4 guests: pay $2039 for the room (to be split among you) and $925pp for workshop, excursions, breakfasts & lunches.
The comfortably efficient First Floor Keeping Suite offers a spacious indoor/outdoor living area. Enjoy your breakfast coffee on the rear porch facing the canal front garden and cozy-up for evening cocktails in the bay window seat of the master bedroom. It’s the perfect retreat for two friends traveling together. Includes kitchenette.


You pay $3570 for the Cottage (to split among you) and add $925pp for workshop, excursions, breakfasts & lunches.
The three bedroom Family Cottage offers a spacious indoor/outdoor living area that is ideal for any family or couples traveling together. You can cook a full breakfast in the kitchen, nap in a hammock on the veranda and eat a family dinner at the dining room table. Includes 2 king suites, 1 bed room with bunk beds, 2 full baths, full kitchen and dining area.

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A deposit of $500 is due upon signup.

*After making deposit, please email to specify your choice of accommodations.


Lucy L Pirner, MS is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Ayurveda Yoga Specialist and Certified Four Desires Trainer. She has been counseling teenagers and adults since 1990, and teaching yoga since 2001. Lucy has extensive training in both Western and Eastern healing modalities for treating mental health and nurturing spirituality. Lucy’s approach is compassionate and grounded. Whether meeting individually or teaching, Lucy’s methods are well informed and embodied, allowing space for all to find their healer within. Learn more about Lucy at

René Quenell, E-RYT-500, Certified Yoga Therapist, Para Yoga Level II, Director of Certification Para Yoga, Founder and Co-Owner of Yoga Madre.
René Quenell began her yogic journey 20 years ago through an exploration of Eastern philosophy, Ayurveda, and the healing arts. Her classes are a blend of Tantra and classical yoga science based in tradition. Through asana, pranayama and meditation, combined with the healing power of Structural Yoga Therapy, René’s classes guide her students beyond the physical and toward the building of vital life energy (prana). The result is a vibrant, fluid class infused with humor and everyday wisdom that the student can tap into beyond the mat and in their everyday lives. Her techniques help lead to a calm mind, contentment, happiness and good health.

Initiated into the Sri Vidya tradition by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, René continues to study with him at the Himalayan Institute and with the her teachers Yogarupa Rod Stryker and Sally Kempton, as well as at the California College of Ayurveda. She also holds certifications from the White Lotus Foundation, Shiva Rea and Mukunda Stiles.
René specializes in Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy. She offers private sessions and Reiki Energy treatments and leads retreats and seminars. René teaches Mixed Levels and Beginning classes.


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