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OCT 8 – 15, 2016: Tuscany Yoga, Creativity & Mindfulness Retreat with Kimberly Wilson

Tranquility in Tuscany – Unwind and let go on this week-long yoga, creativity + mindfulness retreat over the Columbus Day weekend. 

Indulge in daily yoga sessions (vinyasa, yin, yoga nidra, restorative, & meditation), art and creativity sessions (art / journaling writing, photography + mixed media/collage) + ample downtime for napping, reading poolside, dining on regional, vegetarian cuisine, and sipping local wines.

Join Kimberly Wilson for a week-long yoga, creativity, and mindfulness retreat over Columbus Day weekend. Unwind, restore, and reflect while nurturing your creative spirit.

This gorgeous secluded Italian villa is nestled on a hilltop with magnificent views overlooking forests, vineyards, olive groves, and mountains. Our experience begins with intention setting in our opening circle Sunday morning and ends with a heart-centered closing circle on Fridayevening.

Indulge in daily yoga and mindfulness practices coupled with creative play sessions. Dine on regional, vegetarian cuisine, and sip local wines.

There’s ample downtime for napping, painting, soaking in a Turkish sauna, writing, hiking, and reading poolside, along with savoring optional spa treatments or excursions to sites such as Cinque Terre.

Open to late beginner to advanced students, all classes will be taught at Tranquil Space Open Flow level with variations and modifications for your body.

About Kimberly Wilson

I am the founder of Tranquil Space – named among the top 25 yoga studios in the world by Travel + Leisure, author of Hip Tranquil Chick, Tranquilista, and Tranquilologie, and hold Master’s Degrees in Women’s Studies and Social Work.

When not bookstore browsing, you’ll find moi thrifting, practicing yoga on a leopard print mat, dreaming up new designs for TranquiliT, or leading retreats globally.

With a passion for do-gooding, I co-launched Tranquil Space Foundation.

I live in a tiny pink-infused apartment in Washington, D.C. with two fancy felines named after French impressionists, a supportive beau, and a sassy black pug. Indulge in musings on tranquilosophy through my blog and podcast, Tranquility du Jour.

You can find more information about Kimberly on her website

Retreat Pricing

Room Type 1 – $2395 USD   Twin share room (two single beds) with shared hallway bathroom (i.e 4 people sharing one bathroom)

Room Type 2 – $2595 USD  Twin share room (two single beds) with private bathroom (i.e 2 people sharing one bathroom)

Room Type 3 – $2695 USD  Single room (single bed) with private bathroom (i.e 1 person sharing one bathroom) SOLD OUT

Room Type 4 – $2595 USD  Twin share room (double bed) with private bathroom (i.e 2 people sharing one bathroom) Limited availability

*If you come with someone and want to share a bed or a room with them, please note when registering.

$500 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot. Balance due by July 15th, 2016. If registering after July 15th, full payment is due at that time.

For more information or if you have any questions please email Kimberly on

What’s Included?

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Yoga, Mindfulness and Creativity sessions
  • Tranquility filled goody-bag
  • 3 delicious vegetarian meals per day  (excluding one lunch out on Wednesday and one dinner out on a day to be decided)
  • Fresh detox juice at breakfast
  • Unlimited fruit, water and herbal teas
  • Local Wine (produced at the estate) at dinner
  • A Puccini Opera in Lucca
  • Aperitivo with Prosecco, and pizza baked in wood-fired oven on last night
  • Use of salt-water swimming pool and Turkish sauna
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of laundry facilities
  • Arrival and Departure transportation between Lucca and the retreat centre (one scheduled pick-up and drop off only)
  • Tourist tax

What’s Not Included?

  • Airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport transfers or trnsfers to the pick-up spot in Lucca
  • Optional excursions
  • Optional Massages and Healing Arts Therapies

CANCELLATION POLICY:  No refunds will be issued for your deposit. No refunds for your balance will be issued unless your space can be filled with someone from the waiting list. If your space is not filled from the waiting list, a credit toward future Tranquil Space offerings will be issued only if the cancellation is received one month prior to the retreat minus the deposit and a $500 administrative fee. No credits or refunds will be issued if cancellation is received within one month of the event. If we must cancel due to insufficient enrollment, your deposit and paid balance will be refunded fully.

Transport Options – Getting to and From Il Borghino

Both Saturdays are travel days with no programming. You will receive an information sheet detailing the easiest ways to get to your pick-up spot in Lucca from various airports in Italy. From there, we will arrange your transport to the retreat center. Please plan travel to arrive to the retreat center after 4pm and depart by 10am.

There are two nearby airports: Pisa international Airport “Galileo Galileo” (18 Miles from Lucca) and Florence International Airport “Amerigo Vespucci” (50 Miles from Lucca). Regular trains and buses run from both Pisa and Florence airports to Lucca.

Regular trains and buses run from both Pisa and Florence airports to Lucca and are very reasonably priced. Trains also run regularly from Rome airport but the trip is much longer and takes around 4.5 hours.

Check-in at Il Borghino is strictly 4pm on the day of arrival.

When booking your flights, we recommend you plan your arrival time in Lucca for around 15:30pm, to coincide with the group transfer to Il Borghino.  There will be one scheduled pick-up only.

Please email your arrival details to as soon as they are available.  If you are unable to make the pick-up,  we can arrange for a taxi to bring you to Il Borghino.

Check-out at Il Borghino is strictly 09:30am on the last day. Please plan your departure flights accordingly.