Rainforest Retreat

@ La Casa Grande Mountain Retreat Center
Utuado, Puerto Rico

TBA 2017

Join us in a stunning valley along the mountainside of this exquisite landscape of botanical gardens for daily Yogic Arts practices. Expect both energizing and restorative internal/martial art movement meditations to nurture the Mind, Body and Spirit! Immerse yourself in the senses as you relax in a hammock, hike the woodland trail or refresh yourself in the fresh-water swimming pool cradled beneath a green mountain vista.

Learn with Gabrielle de Burke, an experienced certified Instructor of the Internal Arts of Tao Yin Chi-kung and Taoist Yoga, E-RYT Vinyasa Power Yoga, Level I Radiant Lotus Women’s Qi-gong with certification and training in Lin-Zi Medical Chi-kung, Tai Chi Chuan, Pa Kua Chang, Animal Kung-fu. Gabrielle's work as a healing arts practitioner and instructor intersects with her work as an inter-disciplinary performance artist.

Retreat Package Includes

Six nights stay
amidst the lush tropical mountain oasis of peace and tranquility

Three daily delicious locally sourced buffet meals
vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available
dinner on arrival date is first
breakfast on day of departure is last

Two daily workshops
morning dynamic yang / vinyasa flow yoga / qi-gong
evening soothing yin / restorative flow yoga / qi-gong
mats, belts, blocks and blankets will be provided

One afternoon adventure to nearby waterfall
with a ”Nature Walk and Moving Meditation" workshop

20 CE Credits available through the Yoga Alliance


A $400 non-refundable deposit
is required to secure your place

Early Registration
Single occupancy, $1745
Double occupancy, $1355
Triple occupancy, $1265
Quadruple occupancy, $1205

Late Registration
Single occupancy, $1900
Double occupancy, $1505
Triple occupancy, $1415
Quadruple occupancy, $1355

- Accepted forms of payment are
personal checks (preferred) OR online payment -

Contact us regarding retreat registration payment, required participant registration form, payment plans and for any questions or concerns about workshop activities.


Lodging Details

- Rooms Limited to Availability -

If you do not wish to share a room with a stranger, book a room with a friend/friends.

Single / Double rooms come with 1 queen bed or 2 full size beds. If you plan for a Triple or Quad occupancy and you do not plan to share the beds amongst yourselves, then a folding cot will be provided. Be sure to contact us in advance to take advantage of this option.


Additional Considerations

Participants are responsible for booking and the cost of their flights to and from SJO International Airport.

Airport shuttles available with local van operator (contact Alfredo Transport 787-502-3964, or hire your own van at the airport).

Day trips can be arranged to the local beach (no entry fee for the beach, just transportation to and fro), or the nearby farm (which has a river running through it with cascades and a lagoon for swimming, about $15-20 /person).

Other trips include the Arecibo Observatory, Camuy River Cave Park, Caguana Indian Ceremonial Park, Tanama River Adventure Tour, Batay Zipline Adventure, Lake Dos Bocas and Toro Negro Forest.

Healing arts services are available @ Casa Grande
(Bodywork: $75/hour and $110/1.5 hours)


“ Yi T ao…Chi T ao ”

“ The intention of the Mind . . . is the path the energy follows . . .”

Taoist Proverb