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GRACIOUS LIVING OASIS (GLO)

ABOUT

ABOUT GRACIOUS LIVING OASIS

GLO is a unique, self-care centre focused on a body, mind, spirit educational experience for your best life. Located in tranquil Asseredores, Northern Nicaragua, our unique, creative, & health conscious experiences are designed for stress reduction, health rejuvenation, & life recalibration with a customized educational component. The GLO Self-Care Program includes a freshfood, local, anti-inflammatory menu, different types of yoga suited for your body, meditation practice, outdoor fitness, life coaching, sound therapy, Chinese Medicine & Ayurvedic treatments, daily earthing, and community support with a team of professionals who are attentive to your health requirements. We customize your self-care retreat package together so that you have a schedule that suits your needs. TEAM GLO is always knowledgable, professional, supportive, and inspiring. We are here to support you as you reclaim your health....and life. 
 

GLO is a simple, hip, safe, ALCOHOL-FREE space where you can connect with like-minded people interested in authentic, truthful living. (The conversations here are never fake or boring!) We have also facilitated retreats for Sober Living, Anxiety, Digestive Issues, IBS, Chron’s, Quitting Smoking, WeightLoss, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Cancer, MS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Sport Specific Training Camps, Yoga, Surf, Life Coaching, Business, Holistic Beauty, and more.

Everyone always leaves GLO-ing, rejuvenated, inspired, empowered, lighter, and filled with funny, adventurous memories (plus Gracious Living Lifestyle Recipe Books).
 

ABOUT THE GLO PROPERTY

GLO is a 1-acre, private retreat location situated in nature, focused on healing through fresh, local plantbased foods, yoga, movement, de-stressing in nature, and making real friendships. It features a main club house with a full kitchen for all nutrition classes, a private yoga rancho & workout deck which also doubles as the community dining area. We offer a simple, clean three bedroom cottage that sleeps 2 to a room, complete with:
 

• 3 secured rooms with ceiling fans and individual bed fans

• A shared shower for 2 rooms; Master room has own private shower

• 6 beds (2 singles, 4 doubles)

• Private washrooms complete sink, toilet and running non-heated water

• Tiled floors

• Bedding / linens

• Filtered Colloidal Silver Infused water, Berkey (bacteria & virus-free) filtered water

• Unlimited herbal detox tea

We also have several options for additional VIP lodging available for up to 6 people. 

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ABOUT THE GLO CREATOR

Grace Van Berkum, founder of internationally known GLO Retreats + GLOPRO Superfood Blends, is a Holistic Nutritionist, Raw Food Chef, Certified Yoga Teacher, and Certified Personal Trainer. Known for anti-inflammatory, holistic healing, plantbased nutrition plans, wellness retreats, and chef training, Grace plans, manages and teaches Private and Group Retreats based on a Level 1-8 Cell Health system. Hundreds of her recipes and photos can be found in international magazines, websites and sponsor sites around the world. She has 3 RAW HEALING recipe books found on her personal website (raw, vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free) focused on disease prevention and healing. Since 2006, Grace has helped thousands of clients transform their health and re-direct their futures with her lifestyle knowledge and loving support. She has helped many people heal from diseases and cancer, including her father.

Grace of GLO

GLO ACCOLADES

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EPICURE & CULTURE MAGAZINE 

named Gracious Living Oasis one of the TOP 8 PIONEERING VEGETARIAN VACATIONS AROUND THE WORLD!
 

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THE GLO MISSION

The mission of Gracious Living Lifestyle & Oasis (GLO) is to teach you how to care for your SELF from a body, mind, spirit perspective, so you can live your most energetic and happiest life possible.

 

We are dedicated to spreading the message of healing, plantbased, live nutrition and crucial self-love by teaching people how to eat and live with awareness.
 

Yoga in the GLO Yoga Hut

Let GLO help you design your ultimate healing retreat experience.
 

Our GLO “Cellular Nutrition” Level 1-8  menu has been specifically designed to shift the body and mind from food cravings & sugar addictions.

GLO Superfood + Fresh Food Meals are all geared towards balancing your body and hormonal system, reducing inflammation, improving digestion & elimination, releasing toxins, and improving weight, all while satisfying your taste buds in delicious and creative ways.

Our GLO Fresh Food Therapy includes a FRESH PLANTBASED, GLUTEN-FREE, REFINED SUGAR-FREE, SOY-FREE, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, RAW, & VEGAN Menu.

Team GLO will choose the appropriate Cell Health Menu for you based on your level, the health of your body, and your goals, prior to your arrival.

**NO refined sugar, no chemicals, no gluten, no wheat, no soy, no animals, is ever used in our GLO superfood, vegan kitchen.

 

Team GLO is here to provide you with the best nutrition & lifestyle support & coaching.

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The GLO Self-Care Centre also focuses on the 4 gracious E’s:

  GLO  Life:
• Experience 
• Education 
• Empowerment 
• Enlightenment

Our GLO Team will add to your retreat experience to ensure that your needs are met and that you have a smooth, relaxing execution of your healthy vacation experience.

 

GLO is authentic and dedicated. We believe 100% in what we do and we stand behind our work and facility with integrity and passion. 

We also believe in joyful living as a very important aspect of ultimate health so we make healthy living and your experience with us as fun as possible.

GLO 'Food As Medicine' Certification Programs 2023

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WHAT OUR HAPPY GLO RETREATERS HAVE TO SAY

Gracious Living is the remedy every “body” needs! I have now attended 2 different week-long yoga wellness retreats with Grace in Nicaragua, and also enjoyed a month-long nutrition consultation via Skype. Grace’s retreats not only introduce you to her delicious, healthy, detoxifying foods, but also enable physical and mental rejuvenation and healing. Her retreats are well-organized, personally customized, and attended by other amazing guests who help you enjoy the time and heal! Her nutritional advice is golden. The recipes are easy and delicious, and she teaches you not just about the foods and their preparation, but how to become a healthier eater in the realities of daily life (with holidays, dinner events, and a busy work schedule). Gracious Living transforms me with every trip to Nicaragua and with every bite of food I take! I’m stronger and healthier for it! Thanks Grace!!!

 

Maryse Bouchard, Orthopedic Surgeon, Sick Kids Hospital Toronto

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