* traditional cacao ceremony (let’s be real, this is the only reason I am going!)
* 2 daily practices focused on nurturing your creative spirit
* single or double room facing Lake Atitlan
* 3 delicious vegetarian meals a day ( you have an option to add fish or chicken too)
* time to explore Lake Atitlan ( swimming or gazing or silencing all of your gadgets )
* long conversations around unlimited coffee, tea, and fresh juices with an inspiring group of change makers, dreamers, and nomads.
* a led Kirtan ceremony to burst your heart wide open and reconnect you to your spirit
* a guided boat trip to Santa Cruz and Santiago to meet and visit with the locals
* from me you’ll receive: DoTerra essential oils to take home, a handmade journal, poetry, a foot massage, and lots of healing touch and language during our class time.
Born in Los Angeles and raised in Sydney, Australia, Nikki moved back to the U.S. in 2005 after graduating from The Australian Academy of Dramatic Arts with a BFA in Acting. Since 2005, Nikki has created many projects, some of which include: a yoga program for 4-12 year olds, acting classes for 4-18 year olds, toured as Madame Curie in a solo show for a full year, raised over $3k to help families suffering from the Sandy Hook shooting, led international wellness retreats, and acted on stages in the U.S and in Australia. Nikki is an innovative creator and passionate communicator driven by a desire to understand other points of view. She brings a deep sense of listening, curiosity and an open heart to her teachings. A co-founder of Portland Playhouse, Nikki leads our extensive education programs – while standing on her head, leading international yoga retreats and running to find her kids. Nikki has taught yoga in Boston, Washington D.C, Jamaica, Australia, Iceland, and Portland, OR. Certified in children’s, hath a, vinyasa, and prenatal. Nikki is a registered massage therapist and international retreat leader. MFA: George Washington University.