Italy·April 5 - 15 2023

Conscious Strong™ 10 Day Italian Language and Movement Immersion

Come explore movement in the hills of Tuscany while immersed in the Italian language.

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Overview

It's never too late to learn a new language. While it may be more difficult than when we were children, our brains are still plastic and adaptable in our mature years. Movement can be a powerful tool to help us learn and retain information. movement helps improve blood flow and oxygenation to the brain, which can boost cognition. In addition, movement can help release feel-good chemicals like endorphins and dopamine, which can improve our mood and motivation. When combined with traditional language-learning techniques like listening to native speakers and practicing regularly, movement can help us make significant progress in learning a new language.

Highlights

Language Lessons with Professional Teachers from Siena's school Saena Lulia

Language Lessons with Professional Teachers from Siena's school Saena Lulia

Saena Iulia, founded in 1992, is housed in the historic residential Palace of the Magnificent, Siena's legendary 16th century governor, in an environment that is warm and welcoming. Our Team - the skill of solid professional training - the passion for our work - the desire to share our language and culture - the pleasure of spending time together with you Our Goal - to provide a quality program with plenty of social and cultural activities - to make language learning easy and fun - to take care of you and make your experience in Siena unforgettable

Somatic Movement with Lauren to help Empower Your Learning Experience

Somatic Movement with Lauren to help Empower Your Learning Experience

Even small amounts of movement, this emerging research revealed, can deliver a positive impact on learning: Neurocognitive testing of the standing students, the pilot study notes, showed a 7 to 14 percent improvement in their cognitive performance, a noteworthy impact for such a simple intervention. - Edutopia, Sept. 2021 Lauren will help you open up your body and your mind for optimal learning. When you have any area blocked in the body, it will impair your ability to retain information well.

Cultural and Culinary Experiences to Enhance and Immerse with Language

Cultural and Culinary Experiences to Enhance and Immerse with Language

Language learning is an incredibly powerful tool for cognition. Studies have shown that learning a second language can help to improve memory, focus, and problem-solving skills. Immersion is one of the most effective methods for learning a new language. By surrounding yourself with the language, you can more easily pick up on the nuances and subtleties of grammar and vocabulary. Additionally, immersion can help to foster a deeper understanding of the culture and history associated with the language.

Hosts

Lauren McLaughlin

Lauren McLaughlin

Lauren McLaughlin is a speaker, author and the Founder of Conscious Strong™ and Conscious Seven™.  Lauren helps women unlock the pathway to peak performance and enlightenment in everyday living and movement.  


Having been a master-certified Pilates instructor and brain health practitioner for the past two decades, Lauren has had the pleasure and experience to witness life transformations in her clients. 

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Schedule

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DAY 1

Opening Day Celebration

After getting settled, we will all gather for an opening celebration with dinner and relaxing. Overlooking the hills of Tuscany, you will be enchanted by the vista, food and company...

  • Arrival and Settling In
  • Aperitivo
  • Dinner Celebration
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DAY 2

What a Day Looks Like!

Settling into your learning environment! Each day we will move and learn throughout the day.

Example of Day:

Breakfast - 7-8am

Movement and Meditation  -  8-9am

Language Lesson - 9:30-11:30am

Lunch - Noon

Break

Movement  1:30 - 2:00

Language Lesson  2:00 - 4:00

Break

Aperitivo 6:30-7:00pm

Dinner 7:30pm



What's Included

What's Included

Transportation

Meals at Villa

Group Movement Classes

Group Italian Lessons

Excursions

Hairdryer

Bath Toiletries

Washing Machine

Airfare

Travel Insurance

Meals Outside of Villa

Private Movement Lesson

Private Language Lessons

Accommodation

Private En-Suite Room

Private En-Suite Room

Spacious Luxury rooms in Tuscan style.

FROM$5,250.00/pp

Double En-Suite Room

Double En-Suite Room

Spacious Luxury rooms in Tuscan style.

FROM$4,750.00/pp

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Custom Movement Session with Lauren

Custom Movement Session with Lauren

Helping you find your movement from the inside out.

PRICE$125.00/pp

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1 Hour Massage in Villa Spa

1 Hour Massage in Villa Spa

A 1-Hour Massage at the Villa will help to calm the mind and body for a better experience.

PRICE$125.00/pp

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Conscious Strong™ 10 Day Italian Language and Movement Immersion

Italy· April 5 - 15 2023· 10 nights

FROM$4750/pp