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live deep & ignite belief: YOGA + NATURE + HYPNOTHERAPY

January 5-January 11th, 2020

Join Sarah Seads, Jeannie Spencer and Crystal Mather for a transformational week, and bring your vision to life on the beautiful coast of Panama, at Sansara Resort this winter. Spend your days in paradise, practicing yoga and meditation, moving at the pace of nature and connecting deeply with yourself and your vision. Daily, group coaching and hypnotherapy sessions will help you to get clear with what you want more of in your life, overcome any and all obstacles and allow you to become the person you wish to be. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to support you in reaching your biggest dreams and goals through this first special immersive retreat at the magical Sansara Resort. This will be a week that will allow you to change your life and make your dreams a reality.

What’s Included:

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Image credit: Sansara Resort

Image credit: Sansara Resort

Image credit: Sansara Resort

  • 6 nights lodging in one of Sansara’s luxury cabanas

  • Transportation to and from Sansara Resort and Casco Viejo

  • Three healthy, balanced meals each day with options for all dietary needs

  • Daily Yoga and Meditation practice with Sarah Seads and Crystal Mather, overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • One group Coaching and Hypnotherapy workshop per day with (soon to be) Clinical Hypnotherapist, Sarah Seads & Clinical Hypnotherapist Jeannie Spencer

  • One Essential Oils for Health workshop with Niki Flynn of Young Living Canada. Create your own personalized essential oils roller with your own scent!

  • One land-based, introduction to surfing lesson with Sansara surf

  • Complimentary use of SUP boards

  • Complimentary bikes for exploring the area

  • Beach Bonfire (weather permitting)

  • Hypo-allergenic linens and towels

  • Organic spa products in every cabana 

  • The best ELM swag bag!

What’s Not Included:

  • Airfare to Panama City

  • Meals the day/evening of arrival and departure into Panama City Casco Viejo

  • Additional excursions, surf lessons and/or rentals

  • Massage - may be booked with Sansara

  • Private Hypnotherapy sessions - may be booked with ELM

  • Alcohol/Snacks/Smoothies/Juices

  • Travel insurance (recommended)

  • Gratuities

Image credit: Sansara Resort

Image credit: Sansara Resort

About the facilitators


Sarah Seads is the owner of Equilibrium Lifestyle Management and Live Deep Retreats. She is a Kinesiologist, Fitness & Lifestyle Coach, 200 HR Trained Yoga Teacher and is currently completing her diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with the Canadian College of Clinical Hypnotherapists and Hypnotists. Sarah created the Live Deep Retreat series as a way to share her passion for movement, nature, connection to self and community and the remarkable power of the mind. Her mission is to help others ignite belief in their own ability to reach their biggest dreams and goals. Learn more about Sarah’s background and passions here…


Jeannie Spencer is a Clinical Hypnotherapist and owner of the Cloud 9, Wellness Experience, Certified Master Hypnotherapist, Life Coach, HypnoBirthing Coach, Natural Birth Coach, Motivational Speaker and Director of the Canadian College of Advanced Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy. Jeannie has helped thousands of people overcome unhealthy behaviours and negative thought patterns with the power of their own minds. Working with Jeannie, you’ll find relief from addiction, anxiety, depression, fears, insomnia, body issues or whatever is holding you back from your true potential. Learn more about Jeannie here…


Crystal Mather is a 200HR Trained Yoga Teacher and currently completing her diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with the Canadian College of Clinical Hypnotherapists and Hypnotists. Crystal was first introduced to yoga in the Comox Valley. Yoga was primarily a branch of her physical training, but eventually became a fundamental component in her overall mental and physical health. Crystal emphasizes the importance of practicing both yin and yang styles of yoga, although vinyasa flow and yin yoga has become Crystal's focus and passion. Learn more about Crystal’s Yoga and Hypnotherapy journey here…

Travel Suggestions:

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Image credit: Sansara Resort

* Please contact us before booking your flights or additional travel plans, gracias! We recommend flying into Panama City (PTY) one day prior to retreat start date to allow for participation in the transportation to Sansara Resort. We suggest staying in the Casco Viejo area of Panama City to experience the historical yet restored district of the city. Transportation leaves Casco Viejo at 8:30am on January 5th, 2020. 

On the return – please book flights for no earlier than 6:00pm on Saturday, January 11th, 2020 to allow time to arrive to Panama City Airport from Sansara. 


All pricing is per person in USD and includes all taxes.

All rooms are Double Occupancy and may be outfitted with one King or two Twin beds. *Cedro Espino is fitted with 2 Queens. Rooms will only be confirmed once a minimum of 7 cabanas have been fully booked. Remaining rooms:

  • Ganesha - Deluxe Double Occupancy $2595 - one space remaining.

  • Cedro Espino - Second Story Double Occupancy $2695 - both spaces must be booked in order to confirm this room.

  • Ranchito or Hanuman - Quad Occupancy - $2195 - two rooms available. All spaces must be booked in order to confirm these rooms.

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Panama Retreat Billing Agreement and Cancellation Policy:

Please review our policies prior to submitting your payment as all payments are non-refundable. Mahalo!

  • *All payments are non-refundable once retreat bookings have been confirmed.

  • A non Refundable Deposit of $500 USD is required to reserve a spot in the retreat.

  • Cabana selections are available on a first come first serve basis with deposit.

  • Final payment must be paid by October 1st, 2019 or your space will be released.

  • Regular pricing ends September 14th. Prices increased by 10% beginning September 15th.


  • Friends That Play Together: Receive $100 USD cash back AND $100 ELM program dollars, per person, when you book an entire cabana with a friend or family member before Sep 15! Cash back will be provided at the retreat - spending money:)

  • Payment plans are always available once your deposit has been received. Pay the balance of your registration fee on the schedule that works for you, up until the deadline of October 1st, 2019. Contact ELM to set up your own personalized payment plan.

We strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance in addition to your medical travel insurance for this trip and speak with your insurance provider about the specific details of your policy.

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