Sunday, October 22- Friday, October 27, 2017



Take a sojourn with Marybeth, Jess, and Amy to nurture your spirit and fully embrace the joys of life. Our unique retreat is held at a charming Château in the Loire Valley, one of the world’s best known wine regions. At the château, relish gourmet meals prepared by our private Chef and savor the Loire Valley wine.

Experience the harmony of life as you connect with heart, mind, body, and spirit through daily yoga, Nia, and mindfulness practices. The retreat offers an opportunity to relax and get in touch with the deeper self, and to discover the beautiful countryside, vineyards and charming villages. with mind, body, and spirit through daily yoga, Nia, and mindfulness practices.

Say “Oui!” – make a commitment to yourself through movement, mindfulness, and Joie de vivre.

Sojourn d’Esprit is facilitated by Amy Moghanaki, Life Coach and Reiki Practitioner, Marybeth Grinnan, Nia Black Belt Practitioner, and Jessica Forsythe, Nia Black Belt Practitioner and RYT 200 Yoga Instructor.

Marybeth’s passion is to inspire others through movement and and self-healing. She brings more than 18 years of experience, experimentation, and creativity to her playful Nia practice. As a teacher, Marybeth fosters a non-judgmental environment, empowering participants to listen to their own bodies and to live with greater vitality, joy, and connection. Marybeth is a wife, mother, daughter, and friend, who uses awareness and joy to spread love and fun into the universe. She loves to travel the world and her motto is “Rock on!” (And she recently relocated to Paris, France!)

Jessica’s philosophy is “have fun, be kind.” Kindness begins with self-love. Through the union of yoga and Nia, Jessica encourages students to celebrate their own beauty, power, and grace. Jessica is energized by these sacred movement practices, which allow diverse participants to tap into pleasure and joy. When she’s not dancing, Jessica also loves to travel, hike, and volunteer with her family.

Amy is passionate about helping people discover the best version of themselves to live a fulfilling life. Through coaching, Mindfulness, and Reiki, Amy grows her connection to spirit, heart, mind, and body. She enjoys being of service to others by sharing these practices. Amy is a lifelong learner who enjoys being outdoors, meditation & yoga, dancing, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Nia blends dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to condition and heal body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is low-impact, practiced barefoot, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing body, mind and spirit.

We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their potential by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies. Each workout brings mindfulness to the movement experience leaving practitioners energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced.

“Mindfulness is the awareness that arises by paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

Cultivate your well-being and best self through daily mindfulness practices that include meditation, journaling, guided imagery, and paying attention to your experiences and challenges in the moment.