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    5.19.21
    proper hotel giveaway

    At first, We had an impulse to keep this retreat all to ourselves, and yet, we’d love to see you there.

    One of our favorite L.A. hotels, the Santa Monica Proper, is hosting a weekend retreat with wellness coach and yoga instructor, Kim Strother. And we’ve got one free ticket to ride!

    the Details: Before quarantine, our team nearly lived in The Proper’s stunning lobby bar, whipping up stories in editorial meetings over a mezze platter and over-priced (but worth it!) iced lattes. It’s one of the most stylish new buildings in the city, inside and out, designed by former Guest Editor, Kelly Wearstler and the new home to one of our favorite wellness experiences, Surya Spa.

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    On June 8 and 9, the hotel is hosting A Proper Reset, a 24-hour wellness retreat at Santa Monica Proper. One lucky Chalkboard reader will win all the Proper Reset includes below (travel not included). Enter for a chance to win below and we will select a winner May 26 who will be contacted directly and connected with the Reset crew!

    The All-Inclusive Reset ($1188 value) | Curated Health + Wellness Activations, 1-night stay at Santa Monica Proper Hotel, Dinner, Breakfast , Lunch. Plan to refresh your spirit, energize your body and mind alongside wellness coach, personal trainer, and yoga instructor, Kim Stother.

    The Schedule: 

    TUESDAY, JUNE 8th | Your retreat experience begins the moment you arrive at Santa Monica Proper Hotel. With early check-in, you’ll have time to settle in and unwind with welcome gifts from us!

    3:30pm — Welcome, 2nd Floor, Olea Terrace Join retreat leader and fellow attendees for a relaxed meet and greet. We’ll kick off the retreat with fresh juice and good company as we get to know one another.

    4pm — PowerVinyasa Yoga, 2nd Floor, Olea Terrace Start off right by going inward, quieting your mind and connecting with your mind and connecting with your body. After ten minutes of meditation we will begin to flow, focusing on breath and balance. We will move through a power vinyasa class designed to stretch and tone.

    6:30pm — Dinner, Calabra Join retreat leader and other attendees on the hotel’s rooftop Mediterranean restaurant, Calabra for an uplifting meal in a socially distanced dining setting.

    8:30pm — Sharing Circle +  Intention Setting, Lobby Through reflection, self-inquiry and partner work, we will take time to reset, let go of what’s not working and connect with our intuition. The sharing circle will serve as time to reflect and inspire new healthy, balanced habits for the future.

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9th | We are encouraging responsible social distancing measures between retreat attendees, masking will still be mandatory when moving through Santa Monica Proper spaces.

    8:00am — HIIT Workout, 2nd Floor, Olea Terrace Energize your morning with a full body power class – Tap into your physical strength and endurance with body weight exercises with polymetrics. This morning workout will be followed by a breakfast at Calabra.

    11:00am — Guided Hike, Paseo Miramar Wake up to the beauty of Santa Monica Mountains and bask in the healing properties of our natural surroundings with a guided hike through Paseo Miramar – The coastline spans from Palos Verdes to Malibu offers panoramic views of Santa Monica Bay and the Pacific coast, with nothing but breathtaking
    blue ocean in between.

    12:30pm — Lunch, Poolside, Calabra

    2:00pm – Closing Circle, Lobby As we reach the end of the retreat together, the closing circle will serve as a time to reflect and commit to yourself. Through self-inquiry we will co-process our experiences from the time together and soak in gratitude for what has opened up within us and for us as we move back into the world.

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