An Embodied Movement Retreat In Beautiful Chacala, Mexico

with Dana Hood & Lola Manekin



March 23rd – March 30th, 2024

The Invitation

Join the dynamic duo Lola Manekin and Dana Hood, for an unforgettable 7 day retreat to Mexico's Wellness Resort resort, Mar de Jade, where the jungle meets the sea.

Come prepared to be inspired and nourished by somatic practices, playful exploration and heart connection in the deep container of community. 

Immerse in:

- Nia, Meditation, Conscious Dance, Breathwork Journeys and other movement and stillness experiences daily that nurture and energize your whole being.

-Delicious cuisine from the freshest local organic growers from a kitchen that creates with love and attention to all of your dietary needs.

-A breathtaking landscape of jungle, ocean and open sky. Soak in the sunlight, play and relax by the turquoise ocean, go deep inside in hammocks and quiet spaces.

-Soul nurturing exploration, connection and commUnity.

-Amazing Spa treatments, massages and off site excursions available.

-Lovely accommodations with air conditioning and the sound of ocean waves.

-Friendly and attentive staff catering to your every need.


Kindle the spark within that invites your body, mind, emotions and spirit to come alive. Uncover and release anything that does not serve the brightest shining of your light. Move. Dance. Express. Connect.



Retreat, rest and nurture. Give your inner spark the oxygen and space it needs to thrive and grow. Spa treatments, gorgeous food & accommodations, optional excursions, and plenty of space and time to do exactly as you wish, all serve to refuel and recharge your body, mind and spirit.



 Receive experiences to reinvigorate your practice and your life. Fill your reservoirs and bring inspiration home to light your path forward. As your light shines bright, you’ll inspire others to do the same.

Envision Yourself Here...


SINGLE ROOM: $3600 SOLD OUT - For waitlist please email

DOUBLE ROOM: $2,800 per person

TRIPLE ROOM: $2,300 per person


7 Nights Accommodations – Three delicious locally grown, organic meals daily – Daily movement classes and workshops.

Not Included

Airfare – Travel Insurance – Shuttle to and from the resort – Optional excursions – Spa services – Alcoholic beverages – Gratuities for staff.

Your Pleasure Directors

Dana Hood – WoManifestor- Manifesting Generator/Libra/Serial Entrepreneur/ Dog Lover/ Nia Second Degree Black Belt Teacher and 3rd Generation Trainer/ Yoga Nidra & Meditation Guide/ Obsessive Creative/  I am in reverence of this incredible life created by movement, music and magic! My classes are an energetic mix of expression, laughter, healing, play and Joy. I am inspired by creating community and Epic experiences! I have been leading movement retreats since 2013 in Mexico, Bali, Panama and Costa Rica. I lead from a powerfully authentic, somatic – heart centered place, creating a holistic and empowering experience of fun, pleasure and connection. 

Lola Manekin – Brazilian / Capricorn / Wild Woman / Mystical Woman/ Warrior Woman / Medicine Woman/ Somatic Teacher/ Breathwork Facilitator/ Poems in Beats Creatrix. I have a vast background in Integrative Medicine and in movement as a somatic experience to heal and awaken. My offerings are a blend of everything that I have learned translated through the lenses of my own heart and soul. I love the sisterhood that is created when we come together and appreciate how these retreats create a deep attunement, inviting us to slow down, look deep inside and allow healing to happen.

The Fine Print

Please read all cancellation policies below before registering!

Reservations/ Deposit/ Important Info

A non-refundable deposit of $700 is required to hold your reservation. Your remaining balance will be spread over 2 subsequent payments. Full balance must be paid by Jan 15th, 2024.
Payment can be made by cash, check, Venmo, PayPal (friends and family).

Prices do not include airfare.

Please confirm room availability and details of flight times before booking your flights! Room selections are available on a first come first serve basis.

*There are flights into Puerto Vallarta from most major US airports. Shuttle from airport to the resort is approx 1.5hours. We will be planning the details, so please confirm all flights with us prior to purchasing.

*Mar de Jade is a beach/jungle property with different elevations, so be prepared for stairs, inclines and lots of walking.
*We will have a professional photographer on site to document our retreat journey. If you prefer not to appear in photographs, please let us know in advance.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds for Soul Fire Retreat and no refunds for arriving late or leaving early – no exceptions!

Cancellations before Oct 25th, 2023 - full credit for the next year's Soul Fire Retreat*, minus non-refundable deposit.

Cancellations before Dec 25th, 2024 -50% credit for the next year's Soul Fire Retreat*, minus non-refundable deposit

Cancellations after Jan 25th, 2024 will receive no credit.

* Credit towards the next year's retreat does not include any price increases.

In case of another pandemic, retreat will be rescheduled and not cancelled. No refunds will be issued.

There are no exceptions to the above cancellation policies including illness, personal injuries or weather.

Thank you for your consideration.

Travel Insurance

Soul Fire Retreats will not be held responsible for any additional travel expenses incurred in preparation for cancelled retreats including airline tickets, travel delays, flight cancellations or illness. We highly recommend travel cancellation insurance should your travel plans change or if retreat is cancelled for any reason.

*As of January 1, 2007 all U.S. citizens need a valid U.S. passport to travel in and out of the U.S. Your passport MUST have at least 6 months remaining before expiration to be considered valid. Please check with your airline or travel agent if you have additional questions regarding necessary documentation. These requirements can change without notice.