January 20 - 27, 2024

Wisdom & Wellbeing Longevity Week

Stephan Rechtschaffen, Annette Knopp, Rachel Carlton Abrams

Led by Blue Spirit faculty and Longevity experts Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD & somatic counselor Annette Knopp, and guest teacher Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, MHS, ABoIM.

Revitalize, Repair and Return to a healthier version of yourself

This week offers a deep immersion into regenerative practices to repair and revitalize your body and brain through a multi-faceted approach to self-care: optimal nutrition, detoxification, yoga, self-regulation, meditation, breath-work and state-of-the-art treatments that enhance mitochondrial energy and oxygenation.

YOUR PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

The Blue Spirit Longevity Week includes
Detox-Cleanse & Nutrition program
– Yoga & Mind-Body Practices
– Guided meditations
– Daily check-Ins
– Breathwork
– Evening program on selected days
– 3x healthy and delicious meals

Sample Program

Morning
7:00 – 8:00 Yoga
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast Buffet
Free time to swim, walk on the beach, body-work/massage or individual treatments at the Longevity Center
10:30 – 12:00 Group Session (Lectures, Practices & Learning Experiences)
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Buffet
Afternoon
Free time to swim, walk on the beach, go on excursions (surfing or tennis lessons, horseback riding, zip-line canopy tour, etc.) or receive body-work/massage or individual treatments at the Longevity Center
3:00 – 5:00 Group Session (Lectures, Practices & Learning Experiences)
Evening
6:00 – 7:30 Dinner Buffet
7:30 – 8:15 Daily Check-In / Movie nights

Booking

All-inclusive rates listed include*
– Seven-night stay and program tuition.
– Three daily buffet-style meals (gourmet ovo-lacto vegetarian and vegan cuisine, plus local fish being served three times during your stay)
– Daily movement classes.
– Access to the Blue Spirit amenities and Wifi access.
*Taxes included

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES
– For a cancellation made 60 days prior to your arrival, you will receive a refund less a 3.5% Processing Fee and $200 Penalty Fee
– No refund or credit will be offered for cancellations made within 60 days of the start of the program, no-shows or early departures
– For any incidentals or unforeseen circumstances we strongly suggest Traveler’s Insurance.

Please choose the accommodation according to your taste and budget and proceed to online booking.

Your Faculty

Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD
Longevity & Wellbeing
Annette Knopp
Living From Heart Mind
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, MHS, ABoIM
Vibrant: Celebrating Health, Love, Sex,
and Laughter at Every Age
Daniela Zamora Alpízar
Licensed Nutritionist
Sathya Riveros
Breathwork
Nina Manich
Jivamukti Yoga & Trauma Sensitive Teacher

Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD
Founder of Blue Spirit, physician and author Stephan teaches integrative approaches to longevity, time, stress reduction and well-being. Learn to attain and maintain greater vitality and a longer life, and discover ways to lead a more balanced life while coming deeper into the present moment.

Annette Knopp
As a meditation teacher, counselor and shamanic practitioner, Annette supports and mentors clients in their unique journeys of awakening and transformation. In her teachings she draws from a rich background in Indo-Tibetan meditation, the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, modern Western psycho-spiritual integration, interpersonal neurobiology and somatic approaches to repair trauma.

Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, MHS, ABoIM
Rachel is a family practice and integrative medicine physician with a specialty in integrative health, relationships, and health equity and is the author of 5 books, recently Bodywise: Discovering Your Body’s Intelligence for Lifelong Health and Healing. She speaks and teaches widely and runs the award-winning Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine Clinic. She is also the Acting Board Chair of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine and leads in the areas of healthcare transformation, DEI initiatives and ethical leadership. More info at www.doctorrachel.com

Daniela Zamora Alpízar
Daniela is a Licensed Nutritionist with a non-diet approach to health and wellness and believes in establishing lifelong healthy habits that fit each person’s preferences and lifestyles. Food is one of life’s greatest pleasures and connectors. Learn the impact of small but consistent changes around your food choices.

Sathya Riveros is a transformational breathwork facilitator, the practices she shares help to connect to one’s body and spirit. She offers guidance in active breath journeys to awaken inner transformation, accompanied by bodywork, somatic exercise, and meditation.

Nina Manich is a 800hrs certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher and Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator. The sessions that Nina shares in the Longevity Week are both inspired by the Jivamukti Yoga method and Trauma Sensitive Yoga always with a very gentle accompaniment of the person to make his or her experience at Blue Spirit as much compassionate as possible. Her sessions combine distinct yogic elements at their essence: āsana, meditation, the study of the spiritual scriptures and Sanskrit, devotional chanting (bhakti).

More Information

CHECKIN
Your room will be ready for check-in between 16:00 and 18:00. If you arrive outside of the Checkin time please email us at [email protected].

SPECIAL REQUESTS
Special requests cannot be guaranteed – but the property will do its best to meet your needs. You can always make a special request after your booking is complete to [email protected]. Please note that all requests are subject to availability.

GETTING HERE & TRANSPORT
We are remote, yet easily accessible. The closest airport is Liberia International Airport (LIR). Learn more about the area where we are located here.
For all services, you will need to make advanced reservations:
Group Shuttle and Private Transportation Options

TRAVEL INSURANCE
We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance, which insures you against unforeseen sickness, injury, job loss, inclement weather, and more.

TRAVEL UPDATES
We suggest you learn more in the following Official Statement about the Medical Travel Insurance and requirements the country may impose.