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Sacred Heart Retreat

Sacred Heart Retreat

in Sacred Valley

June 10 – 19 - 2025

It will be an extraordinary experience of immersing yourself in both the Self and the Living This summer, join Christy on a soul journey deep into the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a retreat that nourishes our heart and be embraced by the gentle presence of the Andes Mountains. This retreat is a calling from our Mother Earth. It will be an experience of immersing yourself in both the Self and the Living. Do you long for total immersion in the earth's offerings? Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be fully embraced by its magnificent beauty, experience local Peruvian traditions, and experience a simpler way of living, and become part of the vibration? Rising with the radiant sun, visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites during the day, and massaging, meditating, and stargazing at night, this retreat is for you. It will be an extraordinary experience of immersion in the Self and in Life. We will feel the vibrancy and joy of Life pulsating within us, without any filter, without any concept. It will be a pure perception, a pure experience of being there, completely, fully, totally.

Discover yourself, Discover Peru

  • Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of Munay Sonqo, our secluded retreat center.
  • Experience authentic Andean style accommodation and indulge in ultimate relaxation at our sophisticated spa.
  • Engage in holistic practices such as sound therapy, yoga, and tailored sessions to ignite your creativity and find inner balance.
  • Contribute to meaningful service projects within the local Quechua community, fostering a genuine connection with the culture and spirit of Peru.
  • During this retreat Christy will help you connect with your authentic Self – your deepest source of knowledge and inspiration.

    The 3 Power of Reflection Immersion consists of:

    1. Recognizing Your Self-Concept (Understanding that who you think you are is not necessarily who you truly are)

    2. The Dual Dynamics of Transformation (Understanding your propulsion and personal gravity)

    3. Light of the Self (Identifying what may be blocking your awareness, and how to connect with your true nature and unlock your innate potential)

What's Included?

  • 9 nights accommodation at Munay Sonqo in authentic Andean style rooms.
  • Full board with high vibrational food.
  • 3 group Spa sessions relaxation and rejuvenation.
  • Excursions to  Maras, Pisac and Rainbow Mountain.
  • Excursion to Machu Picchu. Marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views from this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Holistic practices including sound healing, connection meditation sessions, and yoga sessions.
  • Cultural activities such as cacao ceremonies and Despacho ceremonies.
  • Transport from and to Cuzco.


  • $3,150/person USD – Triple Room
  • $3,350/person USD – Twin share
  • $3,750/person USD – Single room (Limited availability)


Day 1: Welcome

  • Check in and soak in the serene ambiance of our retreat center.
  • Attend an orientation session to set the tone for your transformative journey.
  • Participate in a traditional Despacho ceremony, expressing gratitude and setting intentions.

Day 2: Service and Self-Care

  • Start your day with a rejuvenating yoga session led by Christy.
  • Engage in a meaningful service project, contributing to the local community.
  • Treat yourself to relaxation at the spa.
  • Recognizing Your Self-Concept with Christy

Day 3: Explore and Connect

  • Join Christy for another invigorating yoga session.
  • Embark on an excursion to Maras, immersing yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.
  • Gaze upon the stars during a mesmerizing stargazing activity.
Maras Salt Mines with Munay Sonqo Retreats in Peru

Day 4: Renewal and Reflection

  • Awaken your body and spirit with a yoga session led by Christy.
  • Engage in another fulfilling service project.
  • Experience a transformative sound healing session.
  • The Dual Dynamics of Transformation with Christy

Day 5 & 6: Discover Machu Picchu

  • Embark on an unforgettable journey to Machu Picchu.
  • Enjoy a relaxing dinner and spa session upon your return.
Machu Picchu with Munay Sonqo Retreats

Day 7: Yoga and Connection

  • Ground yourself in the present moment with yoga led by Christy.
  • Explore or relax during free time.
  • Light of the Self with Christy

Day 8: Excursion and Ceremony

  • Start the day with revitalizing yoga.
  • Embark on an excursion to Pisac, immersing yourself in the region’s cultural heritage.
  • Experience a sacred cacao ceremony in the evening.

Day 9: Rainbow Mountain

  • Embark on a breathtaking adventure to Rainbow Mountain.
  • Return to the retreat center for dinner and a soothing spa experience.

Day 10: Gratitude and Farewell

  • Conclude your journey with heart-opening yoga.
  • Reflect on your transformative experience during a gratitude meditation.
  • Check out with cherished memories and a renewed sense of purpose.

Yes! I want this experience


500-hour certified Vinyasa and meditation teacher.

Christy is an open-minded, experienced, intuitive, and dedicated teacher for those seeking to find peace in their hearts, and cultivate wellbeing in their unique path. She began her yoga practice in 2007 after moving from Taiwan to the United States. After years of practice, she recognized the value of yoga and later founded Yoga in DeMun in 2014, a peaceful space where all walks of life have intersected for 10 years in St. Louis, United States. This space fills her heart with joy and gratitude every day!

Christy also works closely with individuals and special groups, designing experiences and programs tailored to their goals. She teaches the art of presence to other yoga teachers, therapists, and leaders in organizational settings. She is deeply passionate about the underlying truth that makes life rich, beautiful, and magical.

Her teachings encourage us to cultivate stillness and live our life that is guided from within,

which is independent of any external factors, and to follow the universal flow of life. Meditation, as the art of consciously being authentic to oneself, is at the heart and core of Christy’s teachings and life path. She shares her vision and experiences with clarity, authenticity, and enthusiasm with her students through her guidance.

She is excited to meet you in Peru!

Your Local Guide - Valerio Sasari

Growing up in a small farming community outside of Cusco not only taught Valerio the ancient language of the Incas (Quechua) and the value of family, it also taught him the importance of being connected to the land and to one’s roots.

He began working as a spiritual guide in 2010 and now offers a variety of tours through his company, Runa Ñan Travel. In his work he encourages visitors to revitalize the link to their own ancestral agricultural practices and to live more holistically in order to lead happier and healthier lives.

Valerio enjoys sharing his passion and love for his culture and the interconnection of the natural world with Andean spirituality with others. The principles he teaches he puts into practice in his own daily life, as well as in his beekeeping and his work distilling essential oils from local native plants.

Sach'a Munay: Making a Difference

At Munay Sonqo, we’re committed to uplifting the local Andean community and preserving the environment through our NGO Sach’a Munay. By signing up for our retreat, you’re not only embarking on a journey of personal growth but also contributing to meaningful projects. We host community talks and family workshops on Permaculture and Social themes, offer free courses, support local children with a program to compabt anemia in infants, and engage in reforestation of native trees. Your participation in our retreat isn’t just about self-discovery; it’s about contributing to a lasting impact. Join us today and be a part of positive change through conscious tourism.

Your Path to Blissful Retreats

Say goodbye to stress and hello to graceful presence. Munay Sonqo offers a loving, natural space with top-tier facilities, ensuring your journey is nothing short of magical.

Embrace Ancient Traditions

Experience the profound spirituality of Andean ceremonies, connecting with age-old rituals that have been passed down through generations.

Discover Iconic Sites

Embark on transformative excursions to world-renowned destinations such as the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu and the vibrant Rainbow Mountains, where breathtaking landscapes and rich history await.

Make a Difference

Engage in meaningful service projects that allow you to give back to the local community. From permaculture gardens to school initiatives, your participation will leave a lasting impact on those in need.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's Not Included?
  • International or Domestic flights to/from Cusco, Peru (CUZ) 
  • Optional Machu Picchu add on. 
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional extra activities
  • Tips
Meal Inclusions?

All meals are provided during the first 6 days of the program in the Sacred Valley at our retreat center. 

3 daily abundant vegetarian meals served in buffet form.

Chicken or fish can be served once per day for lunch or dinner upon prior request (minimum one day in advance)

Many of the ingredients used come from the organic farms of Sach’a Munay, the NGO we support.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Dessert the first and last evening
  • Snacks, available all day
  • Fruits, available all day
  • Assorted teas, available all hours
  • Assorted infusions, available all hours
  • Kangen water, available all hours
  • We are able to cater for vegan, gluten free, and dairy free dietary requirements Any other restriction (e.g.celiac/keto/other) has an additional cost of $25 per day per person to cover an extra chef.
  • If traveling off site we can arrange boxed meals to take away


When to Register?

We strongly advise registering and making a deposit as soon as possible to guarantee your spot on this tour. Owing to the intricacy of this voyage, a number of reservations necessitate substantial upfront payments. These include of reservations for tours, train tickets, bus transportation.  Without prior booking, we are unable to guarantee these arrangements. Please send an email to with any more questions.

Visa Requirements for Peru?

Tourists from the United States who are visiting Peru do not need a visa as long as their passports are valid with more than 6 months until expiry. You will be given a tourist card upon admission that is valid for ninety days.

Expected Group Size?

While attendance varies, we typically expect 15-20 attendees on this trip.

Do I Need Travel Insurance?

We strongly advise purchasing travel insurance to cover potential personal, political, environmental, health, or weather-related incidents that may affect your travels. InsureMyTrip offers personalized support in selecting a suitable travel insurance provider and policy. Note that most providers require coverage to be purchased within 7 to 10 days of booking.

Cancellation Policy?

The following Cancellation Policy allows Munay Sonqo to comply with its contracts with vendors and in-country travel partners and covers the time and resources spent by Munay Sonqo in preparing for and arranging a Retreat.  If you decide to cancel your participation in the Retreat,  you are required to notify Munay Sonqo  of your cancellation via email:

Munay Sonqo has the following Cancellation Policy for Cancellations made by the traveler:

  • A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot on this retreat. 
  • A second refundable payment is due May 1, 2024. It is refundable up until the date the final payment is due.
  • The final balance payment is due is due on June 1, 2024. If you cancel before the final balance is due we will refund any payments you have made, minus the non-refundable deposit.  If you register for the retreat after Final payment is due the full payment amount is due upon registration.  All payments are non-refundable after the final payment however 67% of the value may be transferable to another person if you are unable to attend due to extraneous circumstances.
  • Full payment is refunded if the Retreat is canceled due to low enrolment.



This may be the best and most beautiful place I’ve ever stayed. The staff is incredibly kind and accommodating. The suites are gorgeous. The food is so healthy and delicious. They are very accommodating for food allergies and dietary restrictions. The area on and around the resort is amazing and the views of the mountains are top notch. Loved the spa. Highly recommend!
You will never regret staying in this magical place. Munay Sonqo is the home away from home that you didn't know you were missing. The energy of the sacred valley is imbedded in everything and everyone here. The staff, the animals, the food, the neighborhood were all so spectacular. I will never forget the memories made and all of the time I spent here.
Amazing food and super nice staff! Munay Sonqo is amazing. The staff is super nice and the food was unbelievable. We had people with allergies in our group and they were able to cover this among other things perfectly. I’d highly recommend this place. It’s an experience of a lifetime
Munay Sonqo is the most beautiful and sacred place. The staff is so lovely, the food is divine. The setting is quiet and indescribable for beauty. I hosted a group of 22 people on a yoga and wellness retreat here in October and already booked for next year. I highly reccomend this place for anyone that loves nature, exploring, and serenity.
they treat you like family. the land is utterly magical, the staff are incredibly accommodating. i would live here year round if i could. the yoga shalas feel like very sacred spaces. anything you need, just ask and a staff member is there for you. i spent Christmas here and i felt more at home than i have in my life. they also accommodated my service dog for disability, as well as my food allergies. overall an amazing and magical time, and i will be back for sure.

Sacred Heart Retreat in Sacred Valley