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'Live Your Best Life' Retreat... in Italy!

June 11-18, 2022 in Gubbio, Italy
Hosted by Shannon Rubenstone & Brianna Welke Turpin

Deep healing by way of fun, relaxation, connection, and living your best life! Join Brianna and Shannon for 7 days in the Umbrian Countryside at the gorgeous villa Locanda del Gallo.

When was the last time you paused to focus on YOU?

The past two years have affected everyone, from deepening anxiety to unease or even distress, both physically and mentally. Personal rejuvenation and growth are rarely fostered in our jam-packed lives. This wellness retreat was born out of our own desire to find space for ourselves and to support others in creating that space.

The choice of space is very intentional - a beautiful country rich with history, culture, and life’s pleasure, and a community of like-minded individuals to share with, grow, and reclaim ourselves. Now is the time to focus on YOU, where everything is taken care of and provided for, and you have room to ground and connect with yourself and others.

Focus on You
Live Your Best Life
The Location

Locanda del Gallo is a luxury private villa that sits atop the magnificent hills of unspoiled Italian landscape. Imagine 29 acres of lush beauty, making this the ideal place to retreat, discover, and live your best life. Enjoy excursions to immerse yourself in the magic of Italy, along with workshops, yoga, meditation and so much more!

The Location
What to Expect

Expect daily movement, breath & guided self-discovery workshops. Enjoy nourishing, Italian-inspired meals with a healthy & modern twist. (Food intolerances & requests will all be accommodated)! Access to the gorgeous grounds of the Villa, pool, jacuzzi, and the spa are available to you throughout your stay. Each and every need will be tended to. Expect to explore the local area and enjoy exclusive experiences...all with an intimate group of both new and old friends.

What to Expect

What's Included 

  • 7 days and nights at the beautiful Locanda del Gallo villa and property

  • 3 delicious meals a day

  • Healthy snacks and non-alcoholic drinks

  • Daily movement & meditation

  • Guided workshops to help you better connect with yourself

  • Transportation from Rome to the Villa

  • Use of chlorine-free pool and jacuzzi and access to the spa

  • Group excursion into Gubbio on the day of its famous market

  • Wine tour in a beautifully restored castle

  • Authentic Italian cooking classes 

  • exclusive gift bag upon arrival

Optional Add-Ons
  • The Spa at Locanda de Gallo offers a wide range of massage, body treatments, and facials at your convenience. This Moorish-style spa with a Turkish bath inspires relaxation. 

  • There will be a limited number of private health coaching sessions with Shannon available to book, on a first-come-first-served basis (at no additional cost)

Not Included 
  • Alcohol (you can purchase) 

  • Tips

  • Airfare to/from Italy 

What is Included

Meet Your Hosts

Brianna Welke Turpin

Brianna is a yoga, meditation, and breathwork teacher with over 12 years of experience teaching classes, workshops, online courses, and yoga teacher training. She believes that yoga is for everyone and that we all benefit from reconnecting with our breath, bodies, and authentic sense of purpose. Her approach to yoga is to "come as you are" and believes this practice is meant to meet and transform you where you are at in your own physical, mental, and spiritual life. Find her on Instagram or on her website.

Shannon Rubenstone

Shannon Rubenstone is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, specializing in both private and group coaching using a holistic methodology.  A leader in the field of healing women’s gut and vaginal health issues, she approaches overall health by examining the role that nutrition, mindset, stress, movement, and lifestyle all play. Shannon encourages understanding the bigger picture of her clients' health, allowing space for women to ‘zoom out’ and treat themselves with compassion, while gaining control over their mindset, bodies, and future. Find her on Instagram or on her website

Meet Your Hosts

Sample Daily Itinerary

This is a general idea of our daily schedule:


  • light breakfast, coffee, tea

  • yoga/movement/meditation

  • morning break and snack 

  • morning workshop or excursion

  • lunch

  • free time, excursion, or activity

  • dinner & group connection activity

Sample Daily Itinerary

Topics Covered

Here's a short sample of what we'll dig into together!

  • Nutrition

  • Deep healing & relaxation

  • Meditation

  • Examining Limiting Beliefs

  • Gut-Mind-Body Connection

  • Digestion & Ayurveda

  • Strengthening Intuition

  • Future Visioning

  • Learning how to work with and support your Human Design, Enneagram, and Tendency

Topics Covered

The Cost

We have two different options available: 

  • Shared Accommodation: $2,500* / $2,600 per person

  • Private Accommodation - Sold Out - Waitlist Available: $3,400* / $3,500 per person

*early bird pricing through Thanksgiving (November 25, 2021)

A non-refundable $500 deposit is required to hold your spot. The final payment will be due on March 10th, 2022. Installment payments are available. Travel insurance is required for this retreat to assure you the smoothest and most carefree planning. 

Traveling solo and wish to book a shared accommodation? Note that in your application and we’ll pair you with someone great!

The Cost

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Are you ready to join us?

  • Will there be other COVID-19 testing requirements?
    Yes, we will require everyone attending to test with PCR test 48-72 hours before the retreat begins — make arrangements to be absolutely sure that you’ll receive your results by the beginning of the retreat. We ask that you do not dine indoors or other engage in high risk exposures for at least a week before. This plan may be revised as we approach the retreat, depending on current covid numbers and trends.
  • What other COVID-19 considerations will be taken for this retreat?
    We have an large practice room (3,000 square feet), during group activities you can choose to have as much space as you want from the rest of the group. There is space beyond 6 ft apart and large doors will be opened for airflow. Food will be served in the dining room but you may eat outdoors if you prefer.
  • May I come late or leave early?
    We are happy to discuss this with you.
  • Will my food allergy/intolerance/restriction be accommodated?
  • How many people are in a shared accommodation?
    Shared private bedrooms will have 2-3 people, and shared bathrooms may share with between 2 and 4 people. Communal loft will accommodate 6 people, with a dedicated bathroom. Primary suite accommodates 2-3 people, with a private bathroom. Guest house shared accommodates 2-4 people per room, with a shared bathroom.
  • What if there are government/flight restrictions due to the pandemic?
    The retreat will be rescheduled, but not refunded. Your registration will be applied to that later date. If you are unable to join us for the rescheduled date, 50% of your payment will be refunded.
  • What if I need to cancel?
    While the deposit is non-refundable, we will issue a refund of all other fees before March 10, 2022. After that date, no refunds are available. You can, however, transfer your registration to another guest. If you or someone in your home has COVID within 14 days of the retreat, we will reschedule you for a future retreat or refund up to 50% of the fee (minus deposit), with proof of a positive test and a note from your doctor.
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