PRICE & ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS
Lodging for 8 days & 7 nights,
all raw & organic meals & fresh juices,
Yoga every morning & e-motion in the evening,
lectures, meditation/satsang/circles & MORE !!
free time daily for exploring, adventures, hiking, horseback riding,
surfing, ziplines, butterfly garden, waterfall excursions, etc., at
airfare, gratuities, airport shuttle, spa
services and private excursions
We now have the price & accommodation options available. All will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Everything will be taking place on my property...except one of the accommodation options. Prices vary depending on your choices and ability to act fast !!
There are 3 rooms available on my property.
All have air conditioning and large 5' x 8' screened windows.
Queen size bed (or bunk bed) perfect for a couple...with ceiling fan and a beautiful view of the flower garden.
Dorm style with 2 bunk beds good for 4 people. The bunk beds are extra tall for comfort. This is also the room where the library
is kept...which also has a ceiling fan.
Has a Queen size bunk bed for 2
(possibly even a group of 4)
The home has 1 full indoor bathroom...as well as 2 other bathrooms within building.
Hot & cold showers...and a large outdoor yoga, kitchen and dining room area with an panoramic ocean view and a strong breeze. Mosquito free !!
Again...the above options are on a first
come first serve basis.
While only a deposit is required to reserve
your participation...to reserve a specific room...payment in full is required.
The other accommodation option is a 10 minute walk from the retreat location...
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Couples or a family/group of 4 can have a home with a swimming pool in a very beautiful and extremely quiet surroundings.
Accommodation and fees
would be your responsibility.
Edwin Riley, Ph.D
is author of Stress Rx, and a
doctor of Mind/Body Medicine, Transpersonal Psychology and Integrative
Health Care. In addition to his private practice in Palm Beach County,
Florida, he periodically conducts "Stress Reduction Vacations" in the
tropical mountains outside Cuernavaca, Mexico. He also lectures
extensively throughout the United States on topics related to stress
reduction, anti-aging, and the mind/body connection, helping people
facing difficulties gain control over fear and stress.
A proponent for natural healing for 30 years, he completed
his doctoral internship under the direction of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the
nationally acclaimed Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care,
and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is
certified as a Hippocrates Health Educator and also lectures on enzyme
nutrition, the bio-chemistry of foods, and exercise physiology. Dr.
Riley received his Master's degree at the University of Florida. He
taught creative writing and communications in colleges and universities,
and currently conducts workshops in Healing Chi Kung and tai chi, both
in the United States and Mexico.
Dr. Riley's research led him to the curanderos and shamanic healers
in Mexico where he accessed centuries-old holistic healing traditions.
In November 2002, Dr. Riley began living in Mexico part of the year
where he facilitates week-long stress reduction vacations. He is also
engaged in a research project with a plant that promotes nutritional and
Call Dr. Riley at
or email at
Dr. Libia Scheller
Libia F. Scheller, PhD is the former Medical Director of the
Institute for Medical Education & Research located in North Miami,
Florida. Dr. Scheller brings over 15 years of experience in Oncology
Clinical Research. She held multiple positions in Medical Affairs with
Sanofi-Synthelabo, Osiris Therapeutics, ALTech Biomedical, The Norv Cary
Group, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and International
Consultants of Advanced Technologies.
Prior to joining IMER in
September 2009, Dr. Scheller worked as an NCI Cooperative Group Liaison
for Sanofi-Aventis from 2002-2009 focusing on building strategic
partnerships with key opinion leaders and key institutions in the area
of Oncology Research.
Dr. Scheller received her B.S. from The
University of Connecticut and Yale University, earned her PhD from
University of Maryland School of Medicine in Molecular Biology &
Immunology, completed her post-doctoral training at The Naval Medical
Research Institute in Vaccine Development, and earned her MBA in
International Management of Science from University of Basel in
Switzerland. Her work has been published in over 22 leading academic
and clinical journals focused on immunology, vaccine development, and
Call Dr. Scheller at
or email at
" Stress Reduction Vacation "
breakfast - will avail early morning tea, wheatgrass and green juices (organic cucumber, celery, dark greens)
After yoga...usually a fruit salad as well as on a few occasions sprouted granola...sprouted grain cereal.
the 2 main meals will usually include...
grow our own wheatgrass and sunflower greens -
the vegetables will be
provided to us by
The Honey & Heart Organic Farmers Market.
The fruit comes from local farmers who do not
patronize the chemical farming.
== the two main meals will include items listed below ==
a green salad, sprouts, flax crackers, kimchi or raw vikraut, and
either an avocado based meal or pre-digested protein meal.
Each main course meal will include special dishes created
by our culinary chefs...
that includes raw lasangna, pizza, tamales, vikveggie burgers & viketchup, green energy soups, as well as borsch, falafel, seed cheeses
(sunflower, almond, cashew) with raw crackers, hummus
special pre-digested protein dressings of ferments of tahini as well as soaked seeds and nuts.
Your sweet tooth will be satisfied with well combined sweet squash and/or root vegetables with one meal dedicated to desserts :-)
Green soup options will be available for those who wish to choose as an alternative
wednesday will be also an optional green juice day for all.
Our Basic FLOW of EVENTS
Saturday - April 6
Arrival of guests and getting
acquainted and settled.
Welcoming remarks from Viktoras and Edwin.
General itinerary for coming week.
" Holistic Living Orientation "
Definition based on www.pcrm.org and Surgeon General Report
Sunday - April 7
a.m. Meditation lead by Edwin. Everyday we do a 30-minute sitting
8 a.m. Healing Chi Kung lead by Edwin. (daily 45 minutes to an hour)
9:30 Viktoras prepares and serves green drink with explanation of health benefits.
Walk into Montezuma for orientation to community and beach. Brief ocean ceremony. Theme for day is "Honoring Mother Earth.)
Return to house for lunch.
Viktoras Lecture - "The Biological Markers of Aging and How to Accelerate your Rejuvenation without Being Extreme"
Hike to waterfall
Return to house for dinner.
Live music entertainment.
Monday - April 8
Morning meditation and chi kung with Edwin.
Viktoras Lecture - " Youthing Stages 1 - 5 "
Afternoon tai chi instruction with Edwin on beach.
Theme for day is "Finding Our Spot: "Who Am I?" Letting go of trying
to get somewhere. Being rather than doing. While on the beach or at the
river, participants search for a "special" rock and later show and
tell. Also instructed to find a special spot of their own to sit and
contemplate and write what comes to mind for sharing in the evening.
Back to house. Viktoras Q & A.
Tuesday - April 9
Morning meditation and chi kung practice.
Green drink and breakfast.
Zipline at Montezuma River.
Viktoras Lecture - "Therapuetic Enzymology in Relationship to Incurable Diseases, Longevity, as well as Olympic and Weekend Warriors"
Walking meditation in upper meadow with Edwin.
Meditation and chi kung.
Tai chi instruction with Edwin
Viktoras Lecture - "Detoxification in a Chemicalized World"
Guided Body Scan Meditation with Edwin
Thursday - April 11
meditation and chi kung.
Theme: "Becoming a Child at Play."
Drumming instruction. Everyone participates.
Lunch on ocean or at river. Time to frolic.
Viktoras Lecture - "Chlorophyll Greens for Survival and Healing"
dinner back at house, there will be the traditional fire ceremony to
bring participants into the "light and joy of bliss and higher
Friday - April 12
Meditation and chi kung.
for day is the "Dance of Life." Dancing outside the ego through
movement. This is accomplished with a salsa dance class and then dance
of free expression, balancing right and left brain activity.
Viktoras Lecture - "Survival in the NOW"
Since this is the final day, evening of magic culminates with a candlelit fiesta.
Saturday - April 13
Meditation, green drink, final comments Viktoras & Edwin, breakfast and departure.
Viktoras Lecture - "Preparations for the return home and how to continue to be
the best you can be"
Sunday - April 14
End of retreat - See you Later
With the chi kung (qigong) I will be teaching the following
forms during the week so they will have this information to take home
and apply to lifestyle change:
- patting down the chi
- shaking down the chi
- 9-movement chi permeating form
- 15-movement Incense chi kung
- 8 power energy exchange
- chi kung for cleansing the liver
- chi kung for kidneys and back pain
from formal sitting meditation, I will also provide introductory tai
chi instruction daily primarily with objective for people to let go of
trying to control or "be perfect" and just go with the flow. Also
walking meditation practice. Emphasis on showing up in our lives,
paying attention, telling the truth and no attachment to outcome.