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Retreat 2020


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Retreat 2020


 Nourish Your Body, Mind and Soul 

Escape to Italy with Zura for a week of Yoga, Strength and Movement! Indulge your senses and explore the food, wine and culture of Umbria, Italy’s “green heart”, whose untouched landscape of lush hills and winding valleys will inspire and amaze you. 

Your package will include:

  • 7 night luxury accommodation with private en suite bath 

  • Outdoor pool, spa and fitness room

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner every day including a glass of wine with dinner 

  • 2-3 classes a day: Hot HIIT®, Yoga, and bodyART (all classes are optional)

  • Yoga mats, towels and water for classes

  • Tour, lunch and wine tasting at Vitalonga Winery (vitalongawinery.com)

  • On site cooking class followed by lunch led by the Borgo’s private chef

  • Round-trip group transportation between Italian airport and The Borgo

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The Borgo


The Borgo


Join us in this spectacularly refurbished medieval village nestled in the lush green hills of Umbria. The gorgeous property was rebuilt stone by stone over a ten year period and has been tastefully decorated and equipped with modern conveniences. It features 25 luxury suites each with private bath and sitting area. Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool complete with jets for natural hydromassage, an indoor wellness center with a small seawater pool for thalassotherapy, a fully equipped gym and a wine bar with an outdoor garden. There is a central “square”and multiple green and garden spaces with sweeping views of the surrounding area.


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Accommodations


Accommodations


 

All rooms are luxurious private “apartments” complete with en suite baths, sitting areas, gorgeous beamed ceilings, tasteful, simple furnishings and beautiful views of the property. 

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Food and Wine


Food and Wine


The Borgo has a restaurant located within a beautifully restored medieval church. Breakfast will be served on the terrace overlooking the property’s expansive lawns and gardens. Meals will be prepared using locally sourced ingredients and will be accompanied by wines from nearby vineyards. Dietary restrictions and allergies can be accommodated.

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Classes


Classes


 

2-3 classes every day including Hot HIIT®, Fusion, bodyART™ and more, led by Shakiem Evans, Dante Sterling and Rebecca Frezza. Classes will be held in the spiritual space or on the lawns surrounding the Borgo and will be heated naturally.

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HOT HIIT®

The HOT HIIT® class is a movement training system that is practiced in a room heated to about 100 degrees. The class provides students with muscle toning and cardio exercises designed to rapidly create long, lean muscles while at the same time burning fat. Students will immediately notice enhanced core strength, better blood circulation, improved posture and increased flexibility in their bodies. Paired with upbeat music, the HOT HIIT® experience is a full-body workout that is low impact (protecting joints and muscles) and performed in bare feet on a yoga mat. HOT HIIT® is a practice appropriate for all levels.

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FUSION

The Fusion class incorporates the postures of the Hot 26 class, adding Downward-facing dog/chaturanga poses and sun salutation sequences. Fusion is practiced in a flowing Vinyasa style. The standing sequence is consistent while the floor series varies to focus on developing flexibility and strength in different areas of the body. Fusion is suitable for all levels.

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bodyART™

bodyART™ is a high energy movement class combining yoga, Pilates, dance and martial arts. The class is done barefoot on a mat. Come prepared to move to inspiring music and to sweat!

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Activities


Activities


Winery Tour and Lunch at Vitalonga

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FLAVORS OF VITALONGA

Guided tour of the vineyard with an emphasis on the characteristics of the vines and terroir.
On the farm, guests will visit the cellars and learn about the winemaking process.

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Lunch will include four seasonal dishes paired with a tasting of wines from the estate.
(Vitalonga Chardonnay - Vitalonga Organic Rosé - Montenibbio Red Igt and Red Border Igt Land)

For more information go to Vitalonga

Private On-Site Cooking Class

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During your hands-on cooking class, you will learn to prepare unique recipes that evoke the ancient flavors of traditional Italian cuisine. Following this private, on-site cooking class we will enjoy the meal we have prepared.

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The Surrounding Area


The Surrounding Area


 

Additional excursions can easily be arranged for individuals or larger groups to explore the towns of Assisi and Orvieto, or to visit the nearby medieval towns Civita di Bagnoregio, San Casciano dei Bagni or Montepulciano.

Perhaps you’d like to wander the trails in Parco di Villalba or visit Villa Cahen, a fine example of Art Nouveau architecture owned by the English marquis Edward Cahen. Meander through its breathtaking gardens and, while there, be sure to visit Sasseto di Torre Alfina, a fairy-tale wood with a Gothic temple.

You can also explore the nature trails surrounding the Borgo with well maintained rest areas equipped with wooden seats for quiet meditation, relaxation or conversation. Nearby horseback riding can also be easily arranged.

Feeling more adventurous? Full day trips to Florence or Rome are less than two hours away by train.

 
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Sign Up Now!


Sign Up Now!


 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

$350 OFF BEFORE DEC 15TH, 2020

$500 deposit due now to secure your Early Bird discount (non-refundable). Payment plan available! Half of remaining balance due by January 15th. Remainder of balance due by March 15th.

Rates are as follows (all pricing per person):

Full price double occupancy: $2,795

Full price single occupancy: $3,095

Early bird double occupancy: $2,445

Early bird single occupancy: $2,745

What’s not included:

  • Airfare

  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)

  • Surrounding area excursions

  • Alcohol other than listed above

  • Transportation other than listed above

    Questions? Email us at info@zuramontclair.com