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Teacher Recharge

Teacher Recharge Retreat

A Paradigm Shift in Professional Development

For Teachers BY Teachers


Teachers, this is for you!

Because you selflessly & tirelessly spend each school year nurturing others…

YOU deserve this.

Because you cannot pour from an empty cup, you too deserve to refill & enjoy an overflowing cup, a nourished body, an energized soul.

With years of experience with exhausting and pointless “professional development”…

We seek to transform the paradigm of teacher support.

 

Are you ready to take your self-care and teaching game to the next level?

Join us in the jungle this summer!

Your students will thank you. YOU will thank you.

DESCRIPTION:

We recognize teachers as some of the most compassionate, self-less, & hard-working professionals out there. We believe effective educators start with self-awareness & a commitment to self-care and growth.

Unfortunately, most education settings do not fully honor or recognize the teacher. Nor do they have systems in place to prevent burn-out in ever increasing demanding & rigid teaching environments.

This week long retreat will provide you with daily yoga, relaxation strategies, stress management, nutrition & wellness tips, & self- care practices to ensure you have the tools to be your best self in order to impact the most change in the world.

Learn tools and strategies to thrive, rekindle your passion, and help your students!

Refresh, reset, and getaway from it all in one of the most peaceful & beautiful countries in the world.

Connect with other like minded teachers and educators from around the world. Cultivate a global network of support!

 

JOIN THE EDUCATION REVOLUTION!

Spend a week in one of the most biodiverse places in the world while learning holistic education, mindfulness, and wellness strategies to drive your teaching practice and prevent burnout.

Learn what all the mindfulness hype is about!. Learn how and why schools around the world are implementing mindfulness practices with amazing results!

Learn practical mindfulness tools & strategies to implement into any classroom & any age group!

Spend your time in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica boasting one of the world’s best tropical beaches & National Rainforest Reserves.

Learn from Life Project Founders & our partners from Into Awareness (a social and emotional education program).  

Discover the benefits of alternative, heart-centered education &  learn tools to take with you into any educational setting.

Experience how heart-centered education can foster positive relationships to self and the world through mindfulness and self-care for teachers and students!

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 5 nights, 6 days Accommodation
  • Daily Fresh, Local Breakfast & Dinner
  • Daily Yoga Classes, Including Yoga on the Beach!
  • Blue Clay Beach Day
  • Day Trip to World-Renowned Manuel Antonio National Rainforest Park
  • Relaxation Days at World Famous Tropical Beaches
  • Proven Self-Care Strategies to Prevent Burnout
  • Tips & Strategies to Manage Stress Using Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness Research, Tools, & Strategies to Implement with your Students
  • Holistic Education: The Education Revolution
  • Tips & Tools to Take Holistic Education Theory into any Educational Setting
  • Project Based Learning and Effective Implementation
  • Tools and Strategies to Implement Effective Wellness Curriculum For Any Age
  • Access to Life Project Mindfulness Curriculum
  • Optional Tour Of Life Project Education Center
  • Optional Business Development Workshops
  • Pick-Up To & From San Jose Airport


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:

♦ Morning Yoga

♦ Energizing Fresh & Local Breakfast

♦ Morning Workshops in Mindfulness for Self , Holistic Education, Self-Care, Wellness Strategies

♦ Beach Time & Adventure Time

♦ Lunch on your own (chance to explore town and local food stands)

♦ Evening Workshops in Mindfulness for Students, Holistic Education,  Teaching Self-Care, Wellness Education

♦ Delicious Local Dinner

♦ Evening Meditation & Reflection, sunset gazing, socializing,  jungle star gazing at the pool, drinks, fun

YOUR GUIDES:

ANNA ULMER

M.S. Occupational Therapy

B.A. Child Psychology

Credentials: Yoga Teacher, SUP Yoga Teacher, Yoga Therapy Certified, Mindfulness Educator, & Self-Mastery Certified 

Anna is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Mindfulness Educator, Certified Yoga Teacher & Yoga Therapist, & Holistic Health Enthusiast.  She has over 15 years of experience working with children, particularly children with special needs. Having worked in public schools, children’s hospitals, and various clinics; Anna began to notice the disconnect between mind, body, & spirit within the healthcare & education systems. Often finding institutions focused heavily on quantity of care versus quality of care. She left her job at a major children’s hospital to pursue something more. Her journey led her to Costa Rica, where she merged with the Holistic Education Center, Life Project, bringing thriving holistic health, nutrition, mindfulness, yoga, and conservation programs into the existing curriculum. She also directs the growing international programs at Life Project, with the mission of bringing more heart-centered philosophies & strategies to other pediatric professionals, children, and families from around the world.

She is passionate about providing alternative forms of child healthcare & education that are aligned with nurturing the whole child through mindfulness & wellness combined with her clinical skill set. 

 

 

GENEVIEVE SHERMAN

Owner of Into Awareness

Health and Wellness Teacher

Credentials: Yoga Teacher for Children and Adults, Yoga Therapist, SUP Yoga Teacher

Genevieve Sherman is a yoga and mindfulness instructor in San Diego California.She is a 200hr RYT certified from Yoga Inbound in Cusco Peru, & certified to teach children’s yoga from If I Was A Bird Yoga. She is also a certified Yoga Therapist from Deep Yoga School of Healing Arts. She has many years experience working with children & adults of all ages teaching yoga, art, & stand up paddle yoga. In 2012 She started Creative Growth Yoga, a yoga based creative development business, encouraging children to find words through art & movement. She is the owner of Into Awareness, an organization bringing social and emotional learning programs into schools. She has been teaching yoga in the public school system for over 5 years. Her focus has always been to empower children & teachers to become more self-aware.

She enjoys sharing her knowledge & insight with teachers so they can better take care of themselves & their students well-being. She is passionate about helping teachers find balance and joy in their lives and classrooms.

 

ALYS ROBINSON

M.A. Education, SDSU

B.A. Liberal Studies, SDSU

Credentials: Reading Specialist, English, Elementary Education,TEFL certification, GATE certification

Alys Robinson founded Life Project Education after departing from a ten-year career in the public school system in San Deigo, California. Seeking opportunities for a less-restrictive, holistic teaching environment, she found home in Costa Rica where her own life project organically began to unfold. After a year of working as a TEFL teacher trainer and administrator, she connected with local families and began offering private tutoring and small-group project-based learning opportunities. Encouraged by local families, dissatisfied with public and private schools locally, Life Project Education evolved into an 8-student, 3-teacher private holistic home education center. Gaining attention for it’s heart-centered, customized approach to learning, Life Project has expanded to include 18 full-time students, 6 team members, international visitors, volunteer specialists, community conservation partners, a thriving internship and fellowship program, and is on track to receiving status as a Costa Rican NGO by 2019.

Based on her graduate studies, and a deep intuition for how children should be nurtured, she has adopted elements of Rudolf Steiner, Maria Montessori, project-based learning, STEM education, gifted education, world learning, free schooling, and place-based learning to create a dynamic education center governed by the best interest of children.

PRICING:

Early Bird Pricing: Sign up by Feb 14th and receive a $200 discount!

The total package for only $1,395

Regular Low Price of $1,595 after Feb 14th.

All Packages Include the following:  private double or triple occupancy Jungle Villa with A/C, private bath, hot water, fully equipped kitchen, jungle balcony or garden terrace with hammock, and access to pool.

All rooms have two queen sized beds within your own private villa. Some rooms have a third queen sized bed in a half-open room that connects to the living space.

All activities, day trips, and transportation. Daily breakfast and dinner.

*The only thing not included are your lunches and airfare.

GETTING TO MANUEL ANTONIO:

We take care of this for you!

Our shuttles will pick you up from San Jose Airport and bring you back for departure. We will provide water and A/C for the ride!

Manuel Antonio is about a 2.5 hour drive from the airport.

Arrival: Our shuttle will pick you up at 1:00pm (CST) at San Jose Airport on the 25th.

Departure: Our shuttle will take you back to the SJO airport for flights leaving after 12:00pm (CST) on the 30th.

*Please wait to schedule your flight until you receive an email from us with more details!

SIGN ME UP!

Click HERE to reserve your spot in paradise!

Email lifeprojected@gmail.com with any questions!

We can’t wait to see you in the jungle!



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