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July 13, 2024 - July 20, 2024

Ignite your vibrant Life

Led By: Meg Pacella, Amanda Shefsick and Michelle Hettinger
Event Details

Event Name: Ignite your vibrant Life

Event Date: July 13, 2024 - July 20, 2024

Led By: Meg Pacella, Amanda Shefsick and Michelle Hettinger

We are so excited to share this beautiful retreat center with you. Nosara, Costa Rica is an eco-friendly community full of love, healing and kindness. Costa Ricans eat from the earth and believe food is meant to nourish and heal your body. They take pride in their craftsmanship, food preparation and hospitality. In this weeklong retreat, we’ll practice yoga,meditation and breathwork everyday (all levels welcome). We will also offer workshops focused around igniting a vibrant life. Through community and connection we will explore the components of blue zone living and longevity. Our retreat will send you home ready to live your full to the fullest while maintaining balance between our crazy world and finding inner peace.


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Retreat Leaders
Meg Pacella

She received a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and found herself missing the ocean and moved back to San Diego shortly after college. In San Diego she attended National University where she earned her Master’s in Special Education and Elementary Education. While studying to be a teacher she began her yoga journey in San Diego where she completed her 200 hour Core Alliance teacher training, sculpt teacher training and level 2 vinyasa certifications at Core Power Yoga. She has recently received her 500 hr YTT from The River Yoga in Denver. Shortly after her certification was complete, she traveled the world with her husband David. Their travels took them to 37 countries and over 100 different cities. She stayed and immersed herself in different cultures around the world. In India they stayed at an Ashram where she learned various formats of yoga and received her certification in Ayurvedic Medicine. When returning to the United States she decided to pursue the Elementary Education path and worked as a Kindergarten teacher in Chicago, Illinois. She welcomed her first child, Guthrie in 2015 which brought her family back to Colorado to be closer to family. In 2017, they welcomed their 2nd child, Etta. While in Castle Rock, CO she has taught Special Education and 1st grade at Clear Sky Elementary. She hopes to bring her love for kids into Peace Out Yoga offering a variety of kid’s classes and workshops. She is a fitness enthusiast and hopes to also add in some fitness elements to the studio through sculpt classes, health workshops and programs.

Amanda Shefsick

Amanda Shefsick is a proud native of Colorado. She has spent the last 21 years living in Castle Rock raising her family with her husband Brad and two teenage children. She works as a reading specialist in Douglas County School District and has her Masters in Community Counseling. She has been practicing yoga for 24 years. Yoga has always been a practice she applies to her life as a way to find wholeness. Yoga is not just the practice on a mat, it has become a way of life for her. Amanda earned her 285 hour core alliance certification through Inner Connections Yoga Studio under the teachings of John and Jeanne Adams. She earned her 500 hr at The River Yoga in Denver. She is excited to teach hatha inspired, restorative, yin and gentle yoga classes and create community workshops for both adults and children and pass on gratitude, kindness and love to bring the community together. The last year has created fear, anxiety and pain for so many. She wants to create a space that welcomes people in to feel safe, loved, hopeful and put back together.

Michelle Hettinger

Her unique energy and style allows her yogis to explore their practice in a creative, challenging and FUN asana playground. Mother to two beautiful boys, Michelle uses the principles of yoga throughout her daily life. She is Yoga Alliance Certified and currently finishing up her 500hr Certification, holds an Exercise Physiology degree and multiple PT & GFX Certifications.Favorite quote “Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t really you so you can become who you were meant to be in the first place.” ~ unknown