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1/20

So sorry,

our Retreat at Jungle Bay has been postponed to 2023.

New dates and details will be announced soon.


A Pilates & Creative Adventure Retreat in Dominica

with Carla Armour,
Artist, Pilates Body Mind Healer & Life Activation Coach.

You are invited to join this deeply immersive and awe-inspiring Retreat in

the Nature Island of the Caribbean, Dominica.

Hosted at the all-inclusive award-winning 5-star
Jungle Bay Eco-villa Resort & Spa.

Saturday 11th to Saturday 18th June 2022!

You are invited to spend 7 glorious days and nights being enveloped in Nature
to Re-centre, Release, Renew & Recalibrate your Body Mind, Heart and Soul

You are invited to spend 7 nights in the lap of luxury totally spoilt by the Jungle Bay Team, ​

enjoying delicious, all organic meals, tropical juices, freshly picked teas & brews,

 starting your days with fresh picked coconut water.

Invited to start your days centred, strengthened and stretched by the island’s leading Pilates Instructor.

Invited to be pampered with spa treatments by the highly trained and experienced Jungle Bay therapists.

Invited to be guided through deep creative mindful sessions and meditations with a dedicated retreat coach.

Invited to experience adventures to Dominica’s world-renowned rivers, waterfalls, heritage and cultural sites, hot springs, crystal clear waters and luxuriant nature.

You are invited to start breathing again, fresh clean air...

Just imagine returning home from a very different  Caribbean Retreat

feeling totally recalibrated in body, mind, heart & soul. 

No need to imagine, because you can experience all this and more.

Recalibrate your Rhythm Retreat

Spend this beautifully immersive week of centring Pilates, inspiring creative sessions, exhilarating adventures in nature, transformative cultural activities and sacred relaxation time for

recalibrating your rhythm & celebrating life.

You will release physical tensions, creative doubts and emotional discontent so you are energised and refreshed becoming truly centred, creative and courageous, to return home Confidently YOU.

Where better to do this but in the Heart of the Caribbean, on the most unspoilt pristine island in the region where the Kalinago, the Caribbean's last surviving indigenous people call home. Yes on this little island known for the highest percentage of Super-Agers (Centenarians) and National Protected Park lands.

Not to mention Dominica’s exceptional management of CoVID-19.

 What will be included in this amazing Recalibrate your Rhythm Retreat? I have included sme of my absolute favourite experiences in Dominica for you to savour. My plan is to infuse moments of AWE each day.

Here is what is included and some of what you will be doing: 

  • You will spend 7 nights in the lap of luxury, in your private luxury eco-villa room or suite, and allow us to personalize your sleeping experience when you complete a post sign-up Retreat Personalization Questionnaire.
     

  • Each morning you will open your days with fresh healing Coconut Water, Nature’s Health Tonic.
     

  • You will be served three sumptuous meals daily (Breakfasts, lunches & dinners and all local non-alcoholic beverages) by the new Jungle Bay Chef and his team. Some of whom have been with Jungle bay for almost 2 decades. They craft sumptuous Caribbean meals with local organic ingredients, farm-to-table and fresh seafood boat-to-plate for your dining enjoyment. After a week-long healthy diet and activity you will head home feeling well nourished. 
     

  • You will develop a new understanding of your body and breath and how to embody physical and emotional joy and ease during daily Pilates Group Classes with Master Instructor, Body Mind Healer and Artist Carla Armour.
    You will be taken through the Pilates  Principles from Breath, through Concentration, Centring, Control, Flow to Precision, beginning each day feeling re-centred, strengthened & flexible. Generally with a feeling of' 'bring-on-the-day' positivity!
     

  • Post Pilates, with body, minds and hearts fully awakened we will snack on fresh fruits and herbal brews while we settle to a beautiful 'Creative Sharing Space' of exploring our wild and raw side, this is the time for Inner work and personal expression.
     

  • Relaxing pre-dinner evening Recalibration sessions will include meditations, talks, sharing, creative tasks and rituals designed to dissolve your distractions, resolve your stories so you leave with clear vision, intentions and an action plan to face the second half of 2022. You WILL feel Recalibrated, renewed and inspired.
     

  • We will also have unlimited access to the Yoga (Pilates & Creative) Studio should you wish to return for personal movement, creative and contemplation time at any time during the retreat.

  • Lose yourself during a full hour Spa treatment of your choice with the Jungle Bay Spa team led by Dominica’s renowned Therapist D’Africa Thomas who ensures that  her guests are always totally pampered from head to toe.
     

  • Discover the essence of Dominica. We will enjoy 4 awesome Heritage and Nature experiences;

    Joining Dominican's ancestral footsteps to be  immersed in physical adventures and spiritual initiations starting with a trip to Cachacrou (Scottshead). This is the Southern tip of Dominica where our Kalinago ancestors landed on Dominica calling the island 'Waitukubuli', (Tall is her body), for the statuesque mountains that came into sight as they approached. Afterward you can have a refreshing swim within the Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve.

    A full day tour to local gardens, swim up rivers to waterfalls, walks and ending with a soak in healing natural hot springs while sipping a local punch or beer.

    Visit to our Indigenous people to learn about their mythologies, visit sacred spaces and partake in a cleansing ritual by the Shaman  Manley and his wife Miranda followed by a veritable Kalinago Feast.


    A pilgrimage to Jaco Flats in the heart of Dominica. This is an arduous and inspiring hike along the river path of the Negres Maroons (escaped slaves) to climb Jaco Steps with heritage guardian Eunice who will replenish our energy with fresh fruits and pressed cane juice. Ending our day at Harmony Villa Art House for a delicious late lunch and communion.

    These are deep dives into nature to renew your body and renew your ancestral calling to your divine potential,

 

  • We will share a delightful and relaxing evening with D’Africa, who will take us through Jungle Bay’s signature Dominican Medicinal Herbs and Teas Experience. You will learn about the ancient herbal remedies and the island’s centuries-old traditions.
     

  • Hear about the Jungle Bay journey from founder Sam Rafael, as he introduces you personally to his dream project and its incredible story of resilience and will, to where Jungle Bay is today. We will be able to tour through the edible and ornamental gardens. Be inspired by this story of tenacity and commitment.
     

  • During a Creole Cooking demonstration, you will learn the secrets to the delicacies that make Dominica’s local cuisine unique and scrumptious. Why not take these culinary secrets back home with you too.

 

  • Our Last Supper will be one of celebration and reconnection.

 

  • All Local Transport is included in your package. Airport pick-up & return transfers and all transportation on island with beverages, lunches and snacks.

Mindset and Movement coach Carla Armour Performing A Pilates Pose in Dominica, the Nature Island of the Caribbean
Someone having a massage by D'Africa Thomas at the Jungle Bay Spa in Dominica
Ancestral footsteps

2022 Retreat Rates

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SINGLE VILLA ROOM

Single Occupancy in a Twin Villa Room. 7 Nights All-Inclusive Package.

 

Price is inclusive of all Government taxes. Reserve your spot with a US$1000 deposit.

Deposit is refundable up to 2 weeks before Retreat start date. please note there will be a 20% refund fee thereafter. 

*Flights NOT included* 

$3150

Per Person

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DOUBLE VILLA ROOM

Double Occupancy Villa Room.
7 Nights All-Inclusive Package.

Price is inclusive of all Government taxes. Reserve your spot with a US$1000 deposit. Deposit is refundable up to 2 weeks before Retreat start date. please note there will be a 20% refund fee thereafter. 

*Flights NOT included* 

$2595

Per Person

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SINGLE VILLA SUITE

Single Occupancy Villa Suite. 7 Nights All-Inclusive Package. 

Price is inclusive of all Government taxes. Reserve your spot with a US$1000 deposit. Deposit is refundable up to 2 weeks before Retreat start date, please note there will be a 20% refund fee thereafter. 

*Flights NOT included* 

$4265

Per Person

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DOUBLE VILLA SUITE

Double Occupancy Villa Suite. 7 Nights All-Inclusive Package. 

Price is inclusive of all Government taxes. Reserve your spot with a US$1000 deposit. Deposit is refundable up to 2 weeks before Retreat start date, please note there will be a 20% refund fee thereafter. 

*Flights NOT included* 

$3150

Per Person

 

Covid-19 Saftey Measures

Coach Carla Armour at Harmony Villa in Dominca

Meet Your Coach, Carla Armour
 

As a Dominican, I am so excited to host this amazing retreat and introduce you to our slice of paradise, a natural wonder. and what will be a total cultural and spiritual journey. Additionally, I have a lifetime of experience in the local hospitality and experience curation space... so I just CAN NOT wait to deliver on this dream experience for a second year running.

 

I like to place my clients and guests into multi-sensorial spaces that invites them to nurture every inch of themselves. How? Because at the heart, I am a creative, an Artist in all that I do. That means I bring my all, my heart and soul to my work as a Pilates Instructor, a Coach and Experience Curator with a unique blend of practices and rituals. 

I coach and mentor women (and some men) to focus on deep Pilates Body & Breath-work and mindset shifts together with Movement-based contemplative practices, to calibrate their bodies, minds, hearts and souls so they can live Centred, Creative and Courageous lives.

 


Here's a taste of Carla's Mindset & Pilates Movement Coaching.

 

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