Fuel your body and soul with a sweet escape.

As the winter sets in our northern hemisphere, take a week’s escape to paradise to fuel up your soul. Rejuvenate-replenish-revive with exercise, adventure, nature, education, culture, incredible food, new friends, and rest. Amidst the safety and support of a Canadian-owned retreat centre on one of the world’s most incredible beaches, enrich your movement practice, broaden your perspective, reignite that inner fire deep within. Retreat weeks like this are a once-in-a-lifetime experience that have the power to change your one precious Life…


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MJ Shaw - Movement Expert & Owner

Melissa-Jane (MJ) has been teaching multiple movement modalities for over 25 years and has made her life’s work is to move people into their power. Originally a gymnast and dancer, MJ's training and teaching experience spans all forms of fitness, yoga and dance. In 2008 MJ founded Dynamic Retreats, which hosted dozens of international yoga, fitness and wellness retreats. MJ has her Masters in Theatre from UofT, was a professional actor and dancer for 30 years, and continues to choreograph for film and tv and teach classes at her studio SOUL FUEL. As an entrepreneur and leader, MJ has mentored hundreds of women and hopes to exchange some kernels of insight and inspiration to help harness your power. MJ is a cheap joker, politics junkie, pop-music lover, and proud IVF mother. Certifications: ACE (PT/Group), AFAA, CanFitPro (FIS/PT), Yoga Alliance, Canadian Federation of Coaches, BATD and more.

Magz Kordiuk - Trainer & Nutrition Expert

Magz has been teaching fitness classes for almost a decade, everything from HIIT, Spin, TRX, Boocamps, Lifting and Stretching. Magz has a BA in History, but Fitness is her true vocation. Certifications: Canfitpro (PT Specialist), TRX and more. Certified Plant-Based Nutritionist. Plant based food/fuel has led Magz into a new passion towards healthy eating and lifestyle. But travel, the ocean and nature have her soul - she loves being under water and diving. Magz is fuelled by empowering people to feel the immense benefits of movement and strength that she's felt in the studio and in life.


7 nights shared accommodation at Coco Loco Eco-Resort

Airport transfers between Managua International Airport & Coco Loco Eco Resort

4 fresh, healthy meals daily & non-alcoholic beverages (vegan & vegetarian options available)

3 daily yoga & fitness classes (not all mandatory)

3 wellness workshops


Add Ons

Volcano Tour

Surfing Lessons

Horseback Riding on the beach

Volunteering for Waves of Hope


MJ has run dozens of international yoga retreats and CocoLoco is one of her all-time favourite spaces.

Should you have any questions about the retreat centre or Nicaragua, MJ has been several times and knows the country well. Please reach out:


Price: $1550 USD or $2100 CDN

Space is limited to 20 guests.

To reserve your space, 50% of payment is due upfront upon booking. The remaining 50% is due 60 days prior to departure.

Flights to and from Managua not included.


  • 7:00am: Coffee & fruit available
  • 7:30am: Meditation & FUEL FLOW Yoga (75 mins)
  • 9:00am: Breakfast
  • 11:30am: Fitness Class (30-45 mins)
  • 1:00pm: Lunch
  • 2:00pm: Surfing, reading, swimming, sleeping, massage...
  • 4:30pm: Specialty Workshop (ie. holistic nutrition)
  • 6:00pm: Sunset SOUL STRETCH Restorative Yoga (60 mins)
  • 7:30pm: Dinner


What is the cancellation policy?

The 50% deposit due upon booking is non-refundable. Remaining 50% paid 60 days before the retreat will be refunded or credited up to 14 days prior to the retreat start date, should you need to cancel.

Is transportation included?

The return flights from your home to Managua, Nicaragua Airport are not included. We are happy to connect you with our travel agent or advise on flights and airlines. Transportation from Managua to Cocoloco Eco Resort are included both ways on the days of your arrival and departure. We recommend flying in one day in advance (on Feb 3rd) and staying at Globales Camino Hotel.

Can I drink on this retreat?

Yes you can, but you can also choose to be dry. We encourage you to consume what will serve you.

Can I pick who I share accommodations with?

Absolutely! Simply email us after registering & we will make sure you are rooming together. Participants travelling alone will be paired up with other solo travellers. You can also choose to room privately at an extra cost of $50 USD per night. Keep in mind we don't spend much time in our rooms.

What COVID-19 protocols will be in effect?

SOUL FUEL Retreats will follow all regulations of the retreat location's governing body regarding Covid-19 as well as SOUL FUEL's policies at that time (our current policies can be viewed HERE.)


You will be redirected to Soul Fuel Fitness.