Play With the World Retreat

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Join me April 8th-14th, 2018,

Play With The World ~ Luxury Yoga/Surf Retreat in Mexico.

This retreat is fun, rewarding, and packed with inspirational tools to help you live a more joyful, passion-filled life. I’ve designed a program to help you break free from emotional worry so you can ride the waves of life with confidence, courage, and more joy.


My retreat is held at the world’s premier leading surf safari for women, Las Olas, but you don’t have to be a surfer to join us. We offer daily workshops, excellent luxury accommodations, daily surf lessons, and yoga sessions.

This is a surf-centric workshop retreat in beautiful Mexico, focusing on creating your best life. Learn how to clear fear and step into your power. I will take you on an uplifting, emotional journey to explore and discover your best self.

Every year, 20 wonderful women and I gather together to create new levels of joy, love, and success as we form life-long friendships and become more confident and connected to our ideal selves. I’m always honored and amazed at the deep transformation that takes place as we raise our standards and say yes to our innermost desires. If this sounds like a blast, I invite you to join me in sunny Mexico.

Led by Shannon Kaiser, named the the Happiness Guru and among the Top 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by Mind Body Green, this program draws from her own transformational experiences while using an empowering process that encourages you to go on adventures for your soul so you can:

  • Remove limiting beliefs and self-sabotaging patterns
  • Feel freedom from fear and live with purpose and passion
  • Be unapologetic about your innermost desires
  • And make happiness your natural way of life.

By focusing on how your life feels instead of how it looks on the outside, you can passionately experience your own life adventures. Workshops will be lead at La Casita, the open-air Las Olas clubhouse, she’ll be teaching empowering techniques and individualized support for Las Olas surfers.  Surf coaches will also be on hand to answer wave-related questions.

It is is also packed with great takeaways, offering surf- and ocean-inspired wisdom to inspire you to reach your potential.

Get ready to have a blast with like-minded women and surf your way to happiness. For a true adventure for your soul. The inspirational daily workshops will help you:


Looking for more clarity and confidence? You’ll discover breakthrough tools to help you master your life and live with more passion and joy. You’ll learn powerful ways to remove self-sabotaging patterns and feel freedom from fear so you can live with purpose and passion.


Learn Shannon’s signature step-by-step process for achieving fulfillment by releasing limiting beliefs and self-doubt. Discover her success formula to take your life to new levels.


Revitalize your life by connecting to your ideal self and learning new ways to use your positive energy for lasting transformation. Shannon’s signature process will show you how to become your own best friend and make your dreams come true with more love and focus.


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    • Daily meet and greet and workshop sessions with Shannon Kaiser and professional surf instructors.
    • One-on-one coach/mentorship session with international life coach and best-selling author Shannon Kaiser.
    • Adventures for Your Soul/ It’s Your Wave surf-centric personal development workshop focusing on positive reinforcement and applying your surf experience in life.
    • A complimentary copy of Shannon’s best-selling book, Adventures for Your Soul.
    • Scheduled ground transportation to and from Puerto Vallarta airport.
    • Five nights’ accommodations.
    • Daily surf lessons with expert, caring female instructors, including a focused surf lesson with your instructor.
    • Unlimited use of La Casita, Las Olas’ famous clubhouse, complete with surfboards, shower, and bathroom, just steps from the beach.
    • Quality surf equipment including soft foamies and custom-shaped fiberglass and epoxy surfboards.
    • Day safari to secret surf spot by shuttle or boat, including lunch on the beach.
    • Scheduled activities like salsa dancing, whale watching, and tequila tasting.
    • Your own Las Olas surf shirt.
    • Your own sport water bottle for hydration.
    • Daily breakfast at the seashore with Shannon.
    • Orientation and finale dinners serving local specialties and open bar.
    • Twice daily yoga sessions.
    • Private sports massage.
    • Daily maid service.
    • Free wi-fi.
    • Gratuities included for hotel, taxi, and restaurant services.




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Las Olas Surf Safaris – Mexico 

Las Olas Surf safaris for women is recognized as the world’s premier surf camp for women. Located in sunny Mexico, close to Puerto Vallarta. Since 1997, Las Olas has introduced women to the joy of surfing. Called “the Golden Door of Surf Camps” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Las Olas surf safaris for women has also been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Time, Outside, Travel & Leisure, and many more. Perched right above the surfbreak, every villa offers dramatic views of the vast blue sea and its own remarkable ambience.

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Surfing and activities are scheduled to best suit your pace, but never feel obligated to make every event. We never forget this is your safari and you may choose to explore the village, walk on the beach, shop, or relax. Below is a typical day at Las Olas: (*Check our rates and dates pages for specific safari inclusions) Weather and conditions permitting, guests may go on boat safari to secret surf spots. A typical day in the life of Las Olas will look like this:

  • Rise and shine morning yoga and journal/meditation session
  • Breakfast by the seashore with Shannon
  • Morning surf session/lesson
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon personal coaching session with Shannon, massage, pool time, shopping, beach time, exploration time
  • Afternoon surf session
  • Evening inspirational workshop with Shannon
  • Dinner with friends in town
  • Evening yoga
  • Salsa dancing/ beach walk/star gazing


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Where: Las Olas Luxury Retreat Center

When: April 8-14, 2018


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Shannon Kaiser has been labeled a “New Thought leader on the Rise,” by Café Truth and named “Among the Top 100 Women to Watch in Wellness” by Mind Body Green.

She’s an inspirational life coach, speaker, travel journalist, teacher, and life coach who left her successful career in advertising several years ago to follow her heart to be a writer. She is the bestselling author of Find Your Happy, an Inspirational Guide to Loving Life to Its Fullest, and Adventures for Your Soul, plus a six-time contributing author to Chicken Soup for The Soul.

Her work has been recognized in media outlets across the world such as Good Morning America, Good Day New York, Inside Edition, HuffPost Live, Health Magazine, and Australian Vogue, and she writes for Mind Body Green, Huffington Post, Healing Lifestyles & Spas and The Daily Love. Everything Shannon does is to help you connect to your true self and unapologetically live your authentic purpose.

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“Las Olas with Shannon Kaiser is a match made in heaven!  Our experiences were amazing in so many ways: we laughed, we made new friends, we learned so much about life and how to really live every day! I highly recommend this week of facing your fears through surfing, getting in touch with your inner self through yoga, and enjoying this wonderful little Mexican town, its people and the wonderful food!”
—Janice Gadd

“Las Olas is the Golden Door of surf camps.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“The week I spent at Las Olas truly changed my life.” —Fitness Magazine

“I felt like I had just gone to church, and I’m feeling fortified and more than a little worshipful.”

O, the Oprah Magazine

“Las Olas surf coaches are remarkable.” —Yoga Journal

“Las Olas is a five star experience.” —Wahine Magazine

“Luxury and adrenaline” —Harpers Bazaar

“Best money you’ll ever spend” —Sports Illustrated Women

“One of our favorite active camps for grown-ups” —Shape Magazine

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All guests will experience the same excellent surf and yoga instruction, meals, workshops and activities. The difference in rates is based on your choice in room category. To learn about your option of shared or private room in a premium villa email us here:

EMAIL for the Special “Adventures” week with Shannon

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