Empower Healthy Aging Retreat

Vibrant, health-conscious, wellness for  Women and Men

Join Cathy Kuindersma B.Sc., N.D and Mary Baxter, Movement Specialist in the beautiful Resort of Hacienda del Sol in Costa Rica. This resort is specialized in wellness retreats and healthy food. 

Distractions are minimized since only our group will be staying at the resort. You are surrounded with people that help support your goals. This week is set up with your success in mind. 

With enough rest, physical activity, healthy food, good company, nourishing events, laughter and up-to-date knowledge supporting your best next steps, you will come away centred, inspired with realistic tools and commitment to support your continued wellbeing. 

October 27 to November 3, 2018

your retreat includes :

  • Eco Chic Accommodation (double occupancy) 
  • High quality low carb, anti-inflammatory meals, snacks & smoothies
  • Daily MELT fascial release class
  • Interactive workshops with  a Naturopathic Doctor to learn what you need to know from the latest research
  • Help finding wellness options most suitable for you
  • Hiking, beach time and nature
  • Mindful Movement and Nia 
  • WI-FI areas to keep in touch; yet no Wi-Fi in your room to help you to disconnect from stress

Prices from USD $ 1,995 includes 13% Tax

PLUS You'll get:

  • Sunset Boat Tour
  • MELT Method roller with program to take home
  • Cooking Class
  • Workshop supports (print materials or emailed to you)
  • An inspired easy plan co-created with you to keep momentum
  • Healthy meal-to-go to avoid airport food
  • Relaxing location with salt water pool

Not included:

  • Airfare to Costa Rica
  • Single room supplement
  • Airport transfer (organized Hacienda del Sol driver)
  • Some Optional Services and Excursions (i.e. Kayak tour, Spa etc.)
  • Optional end of week gratuity

Our Team:


Cathy Kuindersma B.Sc., N.D.

Health is a reflection of one's physical, emotional and spiritual balance. I'm committed to help my patients overcome their obstacles to achieve that balance. My goal is to inspire my patients to make changes in their health that will allow them to live full, healthy and happy lives.

CAND (Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors) CONO (College of Naturopaths of Ontario-licensing board) OAND (Ontario association of Naturopathic Doctors) AANP (American Association of Naturopathic Doctors)



Mary Baxter Movement Specialist

My mission is to make living in your body a more authentic, healthy and a happier place to be. I built Born to Move, to create classes, workshops and retreats where you feel strong,  healthy and grateful through conditioning, body awareness, great music and a supportive, friendly community.

White Belt Nia Technique, 2004
MELT Method Foundation Hand and Foot, 2012
MELT Method Roller Level 1, 2014
Nia Moving to Heal, 2016  Hike Leader Training 2017


Cathy Wassermann, Vision Travel

I founded Wassermann Retreats to share my passion for travel and wellness. Since 1985 I've been matching my client's dreams with fabulous destination partners.   I love  Yoga, Nia, Hiking, Cycling and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's only natural to use my travel experience to help Retreat Leaders organize, book and host life-changing retreats. 

My dream is to provide you the opportunity to have meaningful travel experiences that will impact and change your life forever. We all need a journey to wellness!