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The Italian Experience


Friday, May 22nd-Friday, May 29th


Florence, Italy

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Nestled in the historic heart of Florence, just steps away from the Duomo, rediscover self in the lap of luxury. A week of deep healing and yoga balanced with laughter, language, food + wine.

Cari Studenti,

Our hearts go out to all suffering at this time. 

As our priority is your safety and well-being, we have made the executive decision to postpone our Italian Experience Retreat.

The option to reassign your payments to our 2021 retreat is available, or a full refund will be happily processed.


May you be well, healthy, joyful and free.


Sending you love and blessings.

In Tribe We Rise

Con Cuore,


The Italian Experience Retreat includes:

  • Daily yoga, meditation and movement with Amanda and Danielle

  • 7 nights luxe accommodations at the prestigious 4-Star wellness hotel Firenze Number Nine

  • Delicious daily breakfasts (gluten- and dairy-free available)

  • 2 incredible off-site Tuscan-style dinners paired with wine

  • Private group Italian language lesson

  • A Taste of Florence: a guided tour of an authentic Tuscan food marketplace, plus the time-honored history of Florentine leather and gold

  • Private group Italian cooking course

  • Sunset aperitivi + small bites

  • Special closing ceremony breakfast

  • Choice of 50 minute massage or facial at the on-site Arya Spa

  • Optional* truffle-hunting excursions, wine-tasting, tour of Chianti and one-on-one energy medicine healing 


*optional treatments/excursions incur additional cost and can be chosen upon booking and payment 


We have partnered with renowned Paul Feakes - the exceptional director of Firenze Number Nine - to deliver an experience above and beyond. Should you desire something that is not included in the retreat, we will do our utmost to make that happen with style, ease and grace.


Limited Spaces Available

A non-refundable $500.00 USD per person deposit secures your space


Click here to make your deposit.



Your Investment

$4,095 ($4,595*) - Luxe Shared Room

$5,095 ($5,595*) - Super Luxe Shared Room

$4,895 ($5,395*) - Luxe Private Room 

$5,495 ($5,995*) - Super Luxe Private Room

*price increase after August 31st, 2019

The Italian Experience

a retreat like none other


Such a memorable trip! I am DEFINITELY in for next year!

Kathy B., New York


A truly wonderful yoga retreat! Very enjoyable group meals, well planned side trips and time to enjoy the treasures of Florence. It could not have been more exceptional! Truly magical, treat yourself!!!

Elaine R., California


Heartfelt gratitude for the best time of our life! Absolutely an annual event...!

Kim H., California

Amanda Snow

(RYT-500) is the founder of Relax and Be Free, a popular therapeutic life-style company, Amanda specializes in re-setting the nervous system through restorative yoga, cranio-sacral therapy, energy medicine, and sound therapy. She also offers movement, meditation and rituals for healing.

Amanda’s approach to helping women is multi-faceted, to help them release restrictions within their body and mind so that they can live their higher purpose.

Amanda’s certifications include Acutonics™ Sound Medicine, Alive and Well Institute of Conscious Body-Work, Whole Body Intelligence™, Intuition Medicine™, Relax and Renew™ Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater. YogaWorks™ 500hr and Yin Yoga with Sarah Powers & Christy Brown.


Danielle Schubert (ERYT-200, RYT-500, YAECP) teaches thoughtfully sequenced + aligned classes, focusing on breath awareness and purposeful movement. Her grounding, authentic story-telling invokes honest self-reflection and body positivity. 


With a well-rounded background in Ashtanga, Viniyoga, and Iyengar via the YogaWorks 500-HR Teacher Training, Danielle has a background in Injury Prevention, Therapeutics, Chakras and the 5 Elements, as well as being certified in Trauma Informed Yoga. Her take on ancient Yogic philosophy comes alive, so that it can be applied to daily, modern life. 

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