Nicaragua Retreat

May 4 - 11, 2019
with Hector Marcel and Coco Kornicsky


Join us for a week of meditation, yoga, and Dharma on an extinct volcanic lake! We have a beautiful retreat lodge that will allow you to go deep in meditation and supercharge your practice.


  • 7 nights at the Apoyo Lagoon

  • 3 meals per day (dinner on arrival day, breakfast on departure day)

  • Transportation to and from airport

  • Unlimited fresh juices and coconut water, herbal tea, and bananas

  • Yoga mat and equipment

Not Included:

  • Flights to/from Retreat (flights should go into Managua Airport and should arrive before 5pm on Saturday May 4th.

Apoyo Lodge

offers the perfect environment; a unique secluded and natural setting ideal to pursue a meditation retreat in peace and solitude. The water of the lagoon is believed to have special healing properties and is coined as β€œthe Jewel of Nicaragua.”


The majority of the week will be in silence to allow the mind to settle and go deeper into meditation. 


Apoyo Lodge strives to source seasonal organic plant-based whole foods found locally in Nicaragua and to promote mindful plant-based eating. 


Shared Rooms: $1800 early bird ends March 15 | $2200 after

Private Room: $2800 early bird ends March 15 | $3200 after

You can choose to pay in full up front or pay a $500 non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot. All balances must be paid in full by May 1, 2019.

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All deposits are non- refundable. Cancellations with at least 30 days notice or more will be refunded (minus the deposit). All other cancellation requests or failure to attend the retreat will not be refunded, no exceptions.


Hector Marcel is a passionate organizational change management professional specializing in performance, culture and service. He is a master teacher of meditation and eastern philosophy, linking ancient Asian ideas to modern western systems for individuals and teams. Hector serves on the board of the Asian Classics Institute, he is the director of the 108 Lives project and is the president of Three Jewels (the Enlightenment Studio), a New York based studio dedicated to help people reach their highest potential through meditation, yoga, public talks and community outreach. He believes that meditation opens the door to every personal achievement.

Coco Korniczky has been practicing yoga and Tibetan Buddhism for over 25 years. She recently completed a traditional 3-year solitary meditation retreat in the Arizona desert. Coco has trained for thousands of hours in various lineages of yoga including Kundalini yoga through the Agni Teacher Training, the Yoga Dharma Teacher Training, the complete Tibetan Heart Yoga Series, and the Mysore Ashtanga and Anusara lineages. She graduated from the Asian Classics Institute, and the Advanced Studies in Vajrayana at Diamond Mountain University. She is licensed in numerous movement and healing modalities including pilates, gyrotonics, and Eastern and Western massage therapies. Coco's background in martial arts, aerial theater and dance performance lend an intense and artistic sensitivity to her instruction. She approaches teaching with an acuity unique to deep practitioners, and a sunny friendliness that makes anyone feel at home, beloved, and treasured for their infinite potential.