Somatic Intelligence

The Power of Enjoyment: The Happiest Place on Earth is Within You

20 MEN & WOMEN | 3 INSTRUCTORS | 7 DAYS | MARRAKESH

MOROCCO - SEPT 2-8, 2018

Power of Enjoyment
 
 

We cannot contain ourselves as we launch this new unique personal development program, for a select group of men and women from all over the world, in the beautiful city of Marrakesh in Morocco. In this program, we will expose you to secrets of your inner rhythm of enjoyment, allowing you to find the happiest place on earth – inside you.

In the consumer world of today we are focused on achieving, owning, immediate response and gratification. Enjoyment and pleasure are things reserved for times when we can stop and relax. We buy consume and discard our joy, satisfaction, leisure and pleasures. The bar keeps going higher and higher. The overload, the nonstop activities and tasks, the technological and media saturation and clutter, the ability to reach people immediately, all add up, affecting our happiness and satisfaction in life. But what happens when we cannot buy, when happiness depends a 100% on the emotional and social?

We experience a lot of stress daily, in the Western World, which according to scientists creates negative thoughts and feelings, which in turn reduces our happiness levels. We think too much and don’t feel enough. If we can eliminate some of the negative displeasures and find meaning instead, we will in turn raise our sense of happiness. We need to strike a better balance in life.

We live life like we are surviving it, yet there is a whole other way that we can live it, that we don't even know that exists right now. We need to get out of our heads and come back to our bodies, getting out of the addiction to doing and to social media, set healthy boundaries, and then learn how to produce a contagious joy of life worth jumping out of bed for. At the end of the day, do we live to work, or work to live?

Our positivity and joy of life affect the connection to ourselves, others and our quality of life. The program is authentic, practical, spiritual, social and magical. 

 

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Program

The focus of the program is to delve deeply into the 3 parts of enjoyment:

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  • Body movements, that get us into a new tempo of life, that release dopamine and endorphin and make us feel pleasure through body movements, leading to a natural high
  • Adventurous Courage – stepping out of our comfort zone and what is expected of us, trying new things, getting playful, letting go of the 'no' and daring to explore the 'yes' where we get stopped
  • Super positivity – developing the kind of mindset that sees gifts and growth in every challenge and even in tragedy and trauma, Living inspired

You will discover these tools through unforgettable experiences, and activities on the enchanting streets of Marrakesh, and be able to embody these teachings to develop a new habit, living out of your true authentic self and pilling off layers that stop you.

Suitable for anyone who wants to push themselves beyond what they thought they were capable of and understand that they are only bound by the limits they create. This program offers self-discovery and personal growth for those who are willing to take the first step to make a change.

Invest in yourself, tap into the pleasures of Marrakesh, treat yourself to delicious healthy food and expand your network with like-minded people in this intimate 7-day adventure.

Become inspired to live daily a life of enjoyment, open to possibilities, with an open loving heart. Understand that enjoyment is not something that just happens on vacation but a state of mind that comes from in to out, and connects us to ourselves and others.

Escape from the hectic pace of urban life and give yourself the space you deserve, surrounded by intriguing diversity and unique Moroccan vibes. Expand your limits and recharge from the sun and the summer breeze.

Join us for an unforgettable self-development retreat and activities in the charming city of Marrakesh, with a special group of people and let the adventure set you free.

Important - this is NOT a dance program, but a somatic personal development program.

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What are the benefits of this unique program?

  • Learn how to let go of the stress and tap into the inner rhythm of enjoyment which is innate to your body, affecting your sense of happiness and satisfaction
  • Develop a new state of mind that fills your daily life with positivity, excitement, drive, energy and leads to self-expression
  • Gain practical tools for living each day playfully and developing meaningful relationships
  • Connect to yourself by tapping into your emotional intelligence and unlocking the wisdom of your heart
  • Craft your own routines, structure every day for success and increase your personal sturdiness
  • Leave with excitement for your new life's tempo, enjoying the journey and not just the end goal, inspired to continue living with more intention and love

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • World class self development with an incredible international team
  • Delicious Moroccan cuisine  - breakfasts & lunches included, prepared with local ingredients. Option of vegetarian food
  • Unique 6 x Nights stay at a charming Riad reserved just for our group
  • Workshops by The Somatic Wonder Team including: meditation, daily practices, somatic workshops, group workshops, connection exercises, group reflection and much more
  • Visit to a pampering hammam (steam bath) for scrubbing and a 1 hour pampering massage
  • Unforgettable activities inside Moroccan culture, a culture that knows how to enjoy life

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Your flight, visa and medical insurance
  • Airport taxes if applicable
  • Taxi from and to the airport
  • Dinners - giving you more flexibility to break away from the group and do your thing
  • Nightlife activities are optional

 

TESTIMONIALS

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The Perfect Location & Rates

 The beautiful Moroccan Riad is located in the Berrima district, which remained a traditional neighborhood, right next to the old Jewish quarter: built around a mosque, a bread oven, a school, and a hammam, it transports you to another time. It is located in the south of the Medina, a 15-minute walk from Jemaa el Fna Square. Accessible only by foot through a pedestrian street about 100 meters from the car park, it guarantees you an absolute calm.

The Riad offers 3 types of beautiful rooms. All rooms are shared. Five standard rooms and two superior rooms have the option of separating the twin beds or connecting them into double beds. Two superior rooms offer only double beds, meaning two people sleeping in the same bed, and two superior rooms will have three beds. Booking is on a first come first serve basis. Book early to ensure getting the room category of your liking. 

€1889.00 / Per person in a shared room - 2 people in a standard or 3 people in a superior

€1989.00 / Per person in a shared superior room with 2 people only

Standard Room - twin or a double bed

Triple Room - 1 double, 1 single or 3 single beds

Superior Room - double or twin bed

For full booking terms and conditions please click here.

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Somatic Wonder Team

Chen Lizra

Chen Lizra - TED Speaker, award winning social entrepreneur, Somatic Intelligence life coach, best-selling author and professional dancer. Chen specializes in causing transformation through the body, the soma, through experiencing, changing behavioural patterns for the better.

"The Power of Somatic Intelligence came to life out of a quest I started at the age of 20 to find my true self. I was buried under a lot of layers of expectations and broken from the childhood I grew up in."  read more

Rosemary Dream's Dream Team

Damaris Hechavarria - Graduated in 2004 as a professional dancer from the ISA (High Institute of Arts) in Havana, Cuba. Danced with the Franco-Haitian folklore group Ban Rarrà with the master and choreographer Isaias Rojas. For 2 years was part of the cast of the famous 'Cabaret Parisien' at Hotel Nacional (2nd in importance after the Cabaret Tropicana). Since 2006 she relocated to Italy and continues to teach locally and internationally – cabaret lady style, Afro-Cuban dances and popular Cuban dances. She also has musical instrumental talents.  

"This journey is your chance to realize how positive your world could be, enjoying every moment of your day!!! A world of positivity and possibilities!!! I would love to help you improve your vision of yourself and I can’t wait to share with you all of my knowledge.

Israel Valdes (Pirri)

Israel Valdes (Pirri) - Graduated from the ENA (the National School of Art) in 2003 as a dancer and teacher of modern, contemporary dance, and Cuban folkloric dances. Reached the level of principal soloist as part the prestigious CFNC – the National Folklore Group of Cuba - between 2003-2013, under the direction of Juan García and later Manolo Micler. Studied from such grand masters as Domingo Pau, Leonardo Martínez, Lazara Nápoles, el Goyo, Julián Villa, Sergio Larrinaga, Alberto Méndez, Santiago Alfonso, Lizt Alfonso and more. Toured internationally in Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Portugal and Ecuador. Later, continued to Ebony in order to express his full artistic knowledge. Taught in Japan, Mexico, Spain, Colombia and Brasil, where he currently resides.