The ART of BUSINESS,
SLOW LIVING, & SELF-DISCOVERY
RETREAT: The ART of BUSINESS, SLOW TRAVEL & SELF-DISCOVERY
MEET us in MARRAKECH
HOSTED by Jan McCarthy and Katherine Suarez
SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION BELOW:
Day One| Wednesday Afternoon, March 6th, 2019 NEW ENCOUNTERS
Plan your arrival to Marrakech for late afternoon to our beautiful Riad and settle into the beauty and energy of the city. We will enjoy the sunset on the terrace while listening to the sounds of this mysterious land and breathing in the exotic scents that hang sweetly in the air.
We will welcome you with delicious mint tea that morocco is so famous for and beautiful gift packages curated with carefully selected products for your days ahead.
As night settles in, we will embrace the evening with a light dinner and creative activities that help us get to know each other and ourselves better.
Day Two | Thursday, March 7th, 2019 THE ART OF BUSINESS
Our day will begin with a moroccan breakfast and morning rituals. Afterwards, we will dive right into “The Business of me”, exploring where you are in your life, clarifying your business vision, and identifying where to focus in 2019 to create the lifestyle you want.
After a delicious lunch, we will continue the day learning more about the power of branding, sharing inspirational stories of others, and engaging in creative exercises that will help re ne your style and help you discover your unique voice.
The evening will be free for you to indulge in whatever you desire, whether it’s having dinner in a special place we can recommend, shopping at your own rhythm in the souks or going to the spa for a relaxing hammam or massage to relax.
Day Three | Friday, March 8th, 2019 THE ART OF SLOW TRAVEL
On our third day in the city, we will greet the morning with a delicious breakfast and morning rituals. Kicking o our upcoming adventure into marrakech, a city full of mysterious contrasts and contradictions, we will immerse ourselves in a few creative art sessions to support our itinerary, including the study of color and the power it holds for every aspect of our business and our lives.
We will take you on a voyage of storytelling with all your senses exploring architecture, secret shopping, art, local artisanal design and inspirational places like the Majorelle Garden and the New Yves Saint Laurent Museum.
While we stroll through the medina, we will share tips on how to use your phone to play with light and composition through the mind’s eye.
Lunch will be held at a fabulous restaurant where you will enjoy traditional Moroccan food and the majestic view overlooking the city.
The evening is free for you to take a moment of solitude, be with others or explore the city at your own rythm.
Day Four | Saturday, March 9th, 2019 THE ART OF SELF-DISCOVERY
After our breakfast and morning rituals, we will drive towards the desert less than one hour away from Marrakech in a breathtaking setting to feel the alchemy of your nomad soul.
This last day is where everything comes together, where we guide to you go beyond the visible and connect with yourself. we’ll talk about how to cultivate self-care and business rituals, learn about our strengths and how to shift mindsets.
After lunch at our camp, you will have a few hours for contemplative time to reflect or relax. spa treatments are available upon request .
We will experience the magic of the desert as the sun sets on the terrain, before enjoying our last dinner under the stars, surrounded by the light of the fire.
And as our final evening comes to a close, we will engage in stargazing under the guidance of our expert astronomer and then hold a ceremonial circle of intentions and wishes for the future before we settle into our luxurious tents for the night.
Day Five | Sunday, March 10th, 2019 Transfer back to Marrakech airport
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations are not refundable but may be transferred to someone else in your place with approval.
ABOUT YOUR HOSTS:
Branding & Business Coach
With over 20 years of experience leading digital initiatives in the Fashion and Outdoor Industry for international brands including The North Face, 7 For All Mankind, Vans and Benetton. Today, Katherine founded her own digital and creative consultancy KatherineSuarezStudio.
Everything she does has a curated, bespoke approach — from working with like-minded clients looking to be innovative, grow their business and find their own voice to founding Nomad Atelier offering tailored workshops empowering people to to slow down, refocus and design the life they want.
From Colombian origins, she now lives in Italy traveling around the world often to work with clients.
Artist & Entrepreneur
Jan is an Artist, Creative Developer, Podcast Host, Author, and Small Business Coach. She brings Art and business together especially when holding workshops, classes, retreats, and events. She loves helping entrepreneurs, professionals, artists and other creatives explore their hidden talents and curiosity through meaningful and interactive creative art sessions giving entrepreneurs tools and confidence to find their voice. See more here janmccarthy.com
She lives a nomad lifestyle splitting her time between Los Angeles and her ranch in Boulder, CO and traveling the world every chance she gets.