Rest & Renewal

Step into the healing and energetic vortex found in Sedona.

Reclaim your peace
Reconnect with yourself
Reignite your inner light

Are you ready to nourish your soul?

Welcome to the Rest & Renewal retreat. During this weekend getaway, you’ll disconnect from your everyday life and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Sedona landscape while tapping into self-discovery and reflection. This is your opportunity to embrace life-changing mindfulness and stress management techniques. An array of curated workshops, meditations and activities, this signature Journey with Josephine is tailored to empower and uplift you.

Every aspect of this journey will lead you towards a greater understanding of yourself and confidence in accessing calm and presence. When you return home, your experiences will serve as a catalyst for enduring growth and improved well-being and awareness.

This is your chance to hit the PAUSE button, take some deep restorative breaths, and give yourself permission to discover the possibilities of what life has to offer. Will you join me on this journey?

Your Rest & Renewal Awaits.

Trip Highlights

Illuminating Workshops

Start by setting your intentions at our opening Wishbeads workshop. The next day you'll learn to "Let Go to Let In," "Embrace Awareness" and give yourself "Permission to Rest." And we'll close our time together learning "How to Infuse Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life."

Guided Mindfulness Activities

We'll explore many modalities of mindfulness - visualization, aromatherapy meditation, sensory hiking, mindful eating, yoga, journaling, and a sound bath. Plus, you'll work on a personalized mindful life mapping to continue your journey of growth upon returning home.

Prioritize Your Self-Care

Embedded into the retreat experience are various ways to indulge in self-care. You'll have free time to add-on a tour of the beautiful city, get a spa service or workout at the resort, book a 1:1 mindful life coaching session with Josephine, or simply rest allowing life to unfold. This is your opportunity to reignite your inner light.

Venue

Sedona is known for its vortex of energies. The natural surroundings of the Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona will set the tone for our personal energies to transform. Poco Diablo Resort and Spa is a full-service hotel and spa that offers beautiful and spacious accommodations, upscale on-site amenities including a wellness spa, and a backdrop of breathtaking Red Rock mountains that will usher in priceless moments of tranquility and wonder. Staying at the beautiful Poco Diablo Resort, you'll practice flowing with the universe. Whether you come alone or share a double room with a friend, you'll be in the company of like minded people prioritizing rest and renewal.

Hotel Services & Amenities

  • The Spa at Poco Diablo offering full-service treatments including massage, wraps, facials, hair styling and more
  • Year-round heated pool and sundeck
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis courts with doubles, clinics, and private instruction
  • Outdoor recreation and access to the best of Sedona

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Rooms

Deluxe Double Queen Room

Single King Room

Single Poco King

Itinerary

  • Arrive and settle into the beautiful Sedona surroundings, your home for the next 2 days. 
  • If you arrive early, you have the option to add-on: spa services, Sedona city tour, 1:1 life and mindfulness coaching with Josephine.
  • Group Welcome dinner.
  • Evening workshop: Guided Intention Setting & Visualization using Wish Beads bracelets.

  • Rise and shine! Start your day with a lifetherapy aromacology meditation & journaling session focused on “Letting Go to Let In.”
  • Afterwards, enjoy a nourishing breakfast with mindful eating guidance. 
  • Strap on your sneakers for a guided mindfulness hike and experience the outdoors like never before.  
  • Enjoy some afternoon free time to rest and relax.  Options include: spa services, Sedona city tour, 1:1 life and mindfulness coaching with Josephine, or whatever your heart desires!
  • Reconnect as a group for an afternoon workshop: “Embracing Awareness”
  • We will wrap up the day with a group dinner and an evening workshop: “Permission to Rest.”
  • Lastly, we’ll finish off with a sound bath to usher in rest and renewal.

  • On our final morning, we will close the retreat with a morning meditation and journaling session.
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast together and a final workshop on: “Returning Renewed: How to Infuse Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life.” 
  • For those with extra time, you have the option to add on extras like: spa services, Sedona tour, 1:1 life and mindfulness coaching with Josephine.

Meet Your Host

Josephine Atluri is a certified life and mindfulness coach, helping thousands overcome adversity to find joy. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Josephine coupled her consulting background with her passion for total wellness to become certified as a meditation coach and teach corporate mindfulness. Plus, her experience creating her modern day family of seven children via In Vitro fertilization, international adoption and surrogacy inspires her work as a highly sought-after fertility and parenting mindfulness coach.

Josephine is the author of the books, “Mindfulness Journal for Parents.” and “5 Minute Mindfulness for Pregnancy” both available on Amazon. Josephine also hosts a popular podcast, “Responding to Life: Talking Health, Fertility, & Parenthood,” where she interviews guests on their inspiring responses to life’s challenges. Her parenting mindfulness expertise and fertility advocacy work has been featured in the Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Motherly, Prevention, The Bump, Well+Good, and Woman’s Day.

Meet your hosts

Kena’s bio

Kena is a holistic life coach, a 200 hr registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, and has studied under Jonny Kest’s Center for Yoga. She is a mom, a plant-based nutritionist, Reiki healer, Intuitive, and Mindset & Manifestation coach. She loves to smile, laugh, dance, be in nature — be free to be herself, unmasked, unapologetically. Kena’s sole purpose is to raise the consciousness of the planet through various healing modalities and creative offerings. Kena abides by the mantra: “When you heal yourself, you heal the collective.” With this philosophy, Kena creates the space to empower you to go within to experience true vitality and manifest the life of your dreams. With a specialization in mindset coaching, manifestation, Self-love/inner work, nutrition, herbal/supplemental medicine, fitness, yoga, and meditation, Kena guides you to explore the depths of who you are and shed aspects of yourself that are no longer serving your greater good.

Marsha’s bio

Marsha is a certified yoga instructor with yoga alliance. With over 700 hours of training, she is certified in prenatal yoga, sculpt yoga, ashtanga yoga, and sound bowl healing. Marsha works throughout the southeast sharing the practice of yoga at numerous yoga studios, colleges, and in home settings as private lessons. When Marsha isn’t teaching yoga she enjoys hiking, reading, and connecting with the community.

Rachelle’s bio

Rachelle Pean is a mixed race Black woman descended from a Welsh/British-white American mother and Haitian-Black father. She has always been incredibly sensitive, and it's not until she found her career as a therapist the past 10 years that she began to learn that this sensitivity is a gift to be cared for and shared with others for healing. Rachelle has worked in hospitals in the Bronx,Ny and Troy, NY, with adults,children and families, and has been in private practice for 4 years now. Rachelle specializes in creating inner safety,embodiment and reconnection with intuition after trauma. The tools she’s been trained in are EMDR, Reiki Energy Healing, Yoga, Trauma Focused CBT and Hypnotherapy. Rachelle is most passionate about returning to Ancestral Healing practices and approaches,embracing the divine feminine,simplicity as spirituality, sacred sexuality, and plant medicine: mushrooms and Ayahuasca.

Meet Leigh Ewin, a breathwork facilitator and educator. He is known for facilitating transformative breathwork experiences and has shed light on brand new breathing philosophy with his soon to be released book. He has trained with Wim Hof Method, Oxygen Advantage, breatheology amongst others and has trained in the Bulletproof Coaching Academy.

  • 2 nights at Poco Diablo
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners
  • Daily meditation + mindfulness practice
  • Guided journaling
  • Wellness Swag Bag valued at $250 including gifts from Lifetherapy, SkinOwl, Wishbeads, Guru Nanda, and more!
  • Sound bath
  • Hike in stunning Sedona
  • Yoga class
  • 4 workshops with Josephine including a Mindful Life Mapping
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional speciality beverages 
  • Additional nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Sedona Scenic tour 
  • 1:1 private coaching session with Josephine
  • 1:1 Private Coaching Session with Josephine
  • Scenic Sedona 2 hour Tour

You can choose all your Add-ons for the trip at checkout. 

Cancellation Policy

25% Down Payment Additional Payments
Spot Pending
Refundable
Refundable

Spot Confirmed

Not Refundable*
Refundable
60 Days Pre-Trip
Not Refundable
Not Refundable

*If you cancel when your spot is confirmed and outside of 60 days until departure, you can receive a trip credit for your down payment minus the $100 cancellation fee.

Retreat Sponsors

Why book this trip?

CURATED FOR PASSION

Trips built around and for you, led by passion and genuine care.

YOU ARE IN CARING HANDS

We are professional travel managers who are also passionate yogis, footballers, and surfers.

YOU ARE PROTECTED

All payments and trips are ABTA-protected, the gold standard in consumer protection.

LIFETIME DEPOSIT

Change of plans? No worries, we got you, for life. Just give us a new date when you are ready.

Testimonials

Melanie Hurley, founder of Piggy Paint

“As a mother of two and business owner, I know exactly what it’s like to feel overwhelmed and stressed with the obligations of juggling motherhood and being an entrepreneur. While meditation and mindfulness can seem impossible to incorporate into a busy life, Josephine’s approach makes it simple, easy, and effective to achieve a more calm and mindful approach to interpersonal relationships, work, and life as whole.”

Stephanie Jameson, Co-Founder, Co-CEO GiveStrength Corporate Wellness

“We’ve hired Josephine multiple times and will continue to do so, as we always receive glowing feedback from employees. She is wonderful to work with, and you can see an immediate positive shift in the mood of those who take her classes.”

Kerrigan Behrens, Co-Founder, Co-CEO Sagely Naturals

“Josephine came into our office to lead us in meditation and everyone who participated left the session feeling more focused, relaxed, and centered than they could remember ever having felt at work. She has a special gift and we were grateful to have her share it with us!”

FAQs

The retreat will officially start at 16:00 on March 3rd and ends at noon  March 5th, 2023.

You will fly into Phoenix, Arizona.

The venue has yoga mats you can use.

You have the option to book airport transfer as an add-on. If you opt into this add-on, we will be reaching out 6 weeks prior to departure date for your flight information to confirm your transfer.  Alternatively, taxis are available on arrival.  

Please let us know at least 14 days in advance of the retreat start date if you have any special dietary requests so that we can let the venue know.

No, you do not need any prior experience. This retreat welcomes people of all levels in meditation and mindfulness practice.

While the workshops will allow for general questions and group discourse, the 1:1 add-on session will allow for more personal discussions and guidance. 1:1 sessions can be focused on infertility, pregnancy, or parenting mindful coaching. These sessions can also be used to address specific life goals or if you want to create a customized mindful life roadmap.

Yes! Traveling alone is a great way to meet new people, and on this trip we’re all in it together and you’ll be part of the gang in no time.

Absolutely! We will always schedule down time in our daily itinerary for you to use as you wish.

Please contact us so we can assign you to an unaccompanied guest that also wants to travel in a double occupancy room. We will do our best to accommodate.

Rooms are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Each room is unique. Changing to a different room at the retreat is subject to availability and additional costs may apply. 

Please note: all rooms are equal in terms of comfort and cleanliness. We will do our best to assign you the nicest available room at the time of your deposit.

In the unlikely event that WE have to cancel the retreat for any reason then we will offer you the following options:

  • A full refund of all monies paid, including your deposit
  • Transfer of your booking, free of charge, to a future retreat of the same value

If you are unable to attend the retreat for any reason, including because of a last-minute positive Covid-19 test, or restrictions in your region or country,  you will need to make a claim with your travel insurance provider to claim any trip or retreat costs..

  • Please ensure your travel Insurance provider covers you for the following:
    • Cancellation fees
    • Positive Covid-19 test preventing you from traveling
    • Local and destination restrictions preventing you from traveling

We do not include travel insurance as everyone’s needs are different. However, having travel insurance in place for each person is a condition of your booking. Please ensure COVID-19 cover is included. If you haven’t purchased cover yet, you can do so here:

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The Deposit is a non-refundable deposit, used to secure your spot on the trip. If you decide to cancel your trip, we cannot refund your deposit. Please ensure you purchase adequate travel insurance to cover any fees you may incur if you have to cancel your trip.

This trip is being sold and operated by Seek Dharma Ltd, a company registered in England & Wales (company number 13127983 and members of ABTA, no. Y6752).

Seek Dharma is collaborating with Josephine Atluri to build an incredible experience for her community.

You can reach out to us directly via journeyswithjosephine@seekdharma.com

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