Michelle Alva Blog / 01.12.2013

Have you made enough time in your life to ask yourself, "what is my dream life?" Then taken the time to listen for the answers and visualized that dream life? Other helpful questions: What does my ultimate dream life feel like? Who are the people in my dream life? What am I doing in my dream life? Dare to ask and you will definitely manifest some answers, maybe a little quicker than you may expect! A few months back I had the honor of teaching yoga and belly dance to a group of amazing women at The Women's Rejuvenation Retreat in Costa Rica led by Jennifer Grace,  Hay House author of "Directing Your Destiny." One of my dreams is to offer life enhancing and empowering retreats all around the world! I had envisioned that goal just a few weeks before Jennifer Grace had asked me to be a...

Michelle Alva Blog / 02.05.2013

¬†                 Do you make time in your life to experience the benefits of BEing in solitude ? A healthy self-relationship enables us to have healthy relationships with others. Activities such as a walk in nature, prayer, exercise, meditation, drawing, writing, painting, or playing an instrument are beautiful ways to deepen our self-awareness, creativity and can be done alone. There is something very sacred when we commune with ourselves, it enables us to hear and feel more clearly our true heart's desire and our soul's yearning. Retreats are a beautiful way to leave what is known, your home, your city and to take yourself to a new place, to gain a new perspective and self-experience. Do you feel comfortable leaving your loved ones to be with yourself, all to yourself? There are so many different types of retreats, one for every different type of person, from yoga, meditation and spiritual retreats to...