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LIVE YOUR BLISS! Viva Institute’s Signature Retreat in Brazil

March 19–26, 2011, Itaipava, Brazil

Join us for seven transforming days at our retreat center in the beautiful Serra dos Órgãos Mountains. Rest, renew and connect with like-minded travelers while nourishing your body with fresh, organic locally-grown food. Participate in daily yoga and meditation, workshops on health and wellness, and relax and play in pristine waterfalls.

Join us and embark on a process that will define the essence of what makes you feel truly alive.

LIVE YOUR BLISS is Viva Institute’s “signature retreat” because it incorporates the principles that we believe each of us can live every day. During your week with us you’ll learn engaging and practical tools designed to align you with new energy so that you can attract the life you want. All Viva Retreats include daily meditation and yoga, delicious meals prepared by our partner restaurant, Universo Organico, and free time to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. To review the retreat schedule for LIVE YOUR BLISS! visit here.

Retreat Price

US $1950: Price includes cost of the 7-day LIVE YOUR BLISS! Retreat, which includes cost of stay, all seminars (with the exception of additional Client Services), transportation inside Brazil, daily yoga and meditation, three meals daily, entrance fees to the adjacent national park, hiking, swimming, and one night/2 days in Rio de Janeiro. Prices are subject to slight change due to fluctuations in currency value.

Parati, Brazil

March 26-30, 2011, Parati, Brazil

If you’d like to explore more of Brazil during your visit, join us on a 4-day trip to the idyllic colonial beach town of Parati. Hike with us to a remote fisherman’s village where you can swim and play in turquoise green waters without the interruption of boats or tourists. Spend the day island-hopping among any of the 360 islands surrounding the region, and swim, sun and snorkel on the island of your choice! Explore Parati’s cobblestone streets, visit 400-year-old churches, and enjoy the warmth and hospitality of the Brazilian people. This package includes spend one additional day and night in Rio de Janeiro.

Cost of Visit to Parati

US $750: 3 days/nights in Parati and one additional night/day in Rio de Janeiro. Price includes cost of stay and breakfast, transportation, and cost of one-day boat trip. Lunch, dinner, and personal expenses are not included. To review the trip itinerary for Parati, visit here.


Flight costs are not included and travel arrangements to Brazil are made separately. Viva Institute will connect you with an agency in the US that will assist with obtaining your Brazilian Visa and booking affordable tickets ($700-1100, depending on the season). Transportation inside Brazil is included in the price and provided by Viva Institute.


The total retreat cost for the 7-day LIVE YOUR BLISS! retreat is US $1950. A 50% deposit of $975 is due on or before February 1, 2011. The remaining $975 is due on or before March 10, 2011.

  • Parati Package: The cost of the additional 4 days in Parati and Rio is US $750. A payment in full is due on or before February 1, 2011.

Payment Options

For more information, contact us at info@vivainstitute.com.