A Place of Peace

with Michelle & Keith
Registration is CLOSED!
DATES: Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2019
CostaBaja Resort & Spa- LaPaz, Mexico
Many things happen inside our soul when we embrace the quiet, the stillness, the meditative state of the ocean surf and the cool Pacific breeze.

We Release.

We find our deep restorative breath instead of relying on the shallow breathing that consumes our daily, busy and overwhelming life. 

We Exhale.

We experience inner calm, a peace, and a return of our natural biorhythms that tell the story of where we have been and where we are hoping to go.

We Rise.

The ocean surf shares its power as it builds strength in our spirit and reminds us of our vulnerability as it recedes with the tide.

We Connect.

We become one with the nature all around us, and we look at the abundance in the life that teems in the ocean below. Swimming alongside creates that are as uniquely curious about us as we are about them.

We Restore.

When you travel to a destination know as, “A Place of Peace” what else would you expect?

Michelle and Keith can’t wait to join you in LaPaz as we release, exhale, rise, connect and restore. 

Your hosts:
Michelle Steinke-Baumgard & Keith Baumgard
Michelle Steinke-Baumgard is an author for HarperCollins, speaker, fitness coach, mother and a re-married widow. After losing her husband Mitch in 2009, she turned to exercise as an outlet for grief and a way to handle stress. Michelle found it so powerful that she eventually quit her corporate VP job to become a fitness coach. Since then Michelle has been featured in Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, contributed to articles for Prevention Magazine, The Huffington Post, and countless other media outlets.  

Keith Baumgard is the Co-Founder of My1FitLife, and Live the List Nonprofit. Fitness has been a life-long passion of his, starting from a young age. Keith’s degree is in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine allowing him to extensively learn and study the anatomy and physiology of the body, specifically the muscular system. Having a background in this allows him to continually develop unique and effective exercise programs. He started his career as a personal trainer right out of college and continue to work with clients still today. In 2004 he lost his best friend in a plane crash and realized how important exercise and fitness is in helping with the grieving process. His greatest reward is seeing others achieve their goals and live up to their full potential. 

During this retreat you will…
Ocean excursions
Finding peace through meditation
Gentle Pilaties workouts
Relaxing breath work

There are direct flights into LaPaz depending on your departure city. Flying into Cabo can be a bit more cost effective- transportation is provided- 2.5 hour trip to hotel. Please try to arrive as close to 12:30 pm as possible. Email Tiffani with any questions.

The Snorkel Trip to Los Islotes is by far one of our most popular trips, and with good reason!

Visit Los Islotes, a beautiful coral reef island that is home to a colony of California sea lions; throughout the Sea of Cortez area, this colony is commonly referred to as “the friendliest sea lion colony in Mexico,” due to how playful and interactive these animals are with humans. In addition to the sea lions, Los Islotes also boasts a beautiful coral reef and a wide array of fish species. This is truly a life changing and incredible excursion to not be missed! After swimming, enjoy a scenic boat ride to an island where we will enjoy a beachside lunch, have more time to swim and snorkel too, or just relax! On the scenic boat ride home, we may just be visited by the dolphins that like to play in the wake! 

Each year between October and February, we have unique visitors that gather into the bay of La Paz to feed on plankton – whale sharks!

Contrary to their names and their massive size (up to 40 feet/12 meters long, and weigh on average 5 tons), whale sharks are not harmful. Although they are the world’s largest fish species, these beautiful sharks filter-feed on tiny plankton as they swim slowly along. Their calm and gentle nature allows us to swim and snorkel with them. Being alongside a whale shark is truly a lifetime experience. No words can express the thrill and amazement. This excursion runs from either 9-11 and or 1-3:30 pm. Specific time to be determined. 

Destination: CostaBaja Resort & Spa- LaPaz, Mexico

Retreat Includes:

  • Four nights-five day accommodations at CostaBaja Resort & Spa
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included (excluding alcohol) at Mosaics and Steinbeck’s. Snacks on your own
  • Swim with the sea lions day excursion
  • Half Day excursion for swimming and snorkeling with whale sharks
  • Workout sessions with Michelle & Keith
  • All taxes and gratuities at the hotel for meals included only
  • Shuttle service to and from airport
  • Retreats Unlimited Swag bag

Single- $2,921
Double (shared accommodation) per person – $2,709

CostaBaja Resort & Spa is the first and only luxury hotel & spa in the city of La Paz. This boutique hotel offers a selection of ocean, mountain and marina views. North of the hotel is located Espitiru Santo Island, where you will find the greatest marine life in the world and the best sport fishing within Baja Sur. CostaBaja provides a wide variety of activities for every personality, taste and age. It feels very natural to enjoy such unique scenery, relax at the owner’s exclusive Beach Club, work out while overlooking the sea or revitalize your senses at a world-class spa.



Beautiful and airy indoor/outdoor buffet featuring local foods as well as American cuisine. 

Inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who penned one of his books on a visit to the area, Steinbeck’s is a unique open-air restaurant – and a synonym of first class. We have an extensive range of premium imported angus beef, fish and seafood, all perfectly cooked over a mesquite wood grill. You will be able to savor while enjoying the most magnificent views of Marina CostaBaja.

Steinbeck’s has an exclusive selection of wines, carefully chosen to harmonize with each dish prepared by our chefs.

Our mystical Holistic-Reiki concept is a fusion of aromatherapy with the use of local healing herbs, Bach flowers, Reiki and Chakra balancing. We use a combination of new and ancestral techniques with self-made elixirs customized to our clients’ needs. Let your body, mind and soul go on an unforgettable journey with Espiritu Spa.
  • Our hotel is located in Costabaja, a community of 200 acres masterfully planned by the coast of Cortes Sea. Enjoy a marina featuring 250 slips; the harbour town with its restaurants, galeries and services; the beach club with its infinity pool right next ot the sea; the residential developments of Vistamar, Las Colinas and Lomas de Costabaja. We recommend you fly into Los Cabo where you will be picked up by shuttle to bring you to resort (roughly 1 hr 45 mins) 
  • Deposit Policies: To reserve your spot a non-refundable deposit required of $500.00 per person, balance must be paid in full by August 11, 2018
  • Cancellation policies: Any reservation must be cancelled by August 10, 2018 to avoid penalties, non-refundable deposit of $500.00 will not be returned
  • Have any questions? Please contact us directly at Tiffani@MyRetreatsUnlimited.com. Dates and above itinerary are subject to change 

* This retreat does not include round-trip airfare, incidentals such as souvenirs, additional tours not part of the itinerary, and spa treatments. It is highly encouraged to purchase travel insurance. 

Are you ready to start living your best life?

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