A month of Mysticism Spirituality and Enlightenment

This has been an especially special month for me and it’s all because of the way that it started:

I once again went to Mexico to discover some new hidden gems (and BOY did I ever):

♥ Cuernavaca, Morelos; known as “The City of the Eternal Spring
(my words ETERNALLY yours)
♥ Tepoztlán, Morelos; “Known for being a Spiritual Center with Energy and Mysticism” (my words is just pure MAGIC)

Over all each town is approximately two hours from Mexico City, I went there in search of unique sites for my Incentive clients (something I am always on the hunt for). Through (my friends) Marie-Claude Bouffard & Ferdy Compeán at Meeting Place Mexico

Well, when I arrived, I was floored to find out that these were not only spectacular locations but incredibly mystical and spiritual places. I did not expect these wonderful discoveries; I mean the Haciendas alone where breathtaking:

* Hotel SPA Hacienda des Cortes
* Hostal de la Luz – Spa Holistic Resort
* Mision del Sol
* Hacienda Vista Hermosa

OMG OMG OMG you should see these properties, OMG, they were so enveloping with lushness that one WANTS to get lost in them … I’m telling you … the natural beauty took my breath away. Make no mistake; we were nowhere near the ocean.
However, the intense zenness and spiritual energy will overwhelm you. Imagine my surprise when suddenly found myself succumbing to this energy which re-aligned my mind / body and soul … this renewed clarity was overwhelming …WOW WOW WOW.

Needless to say I highly recommend this paraíso. What a privilege the universe gave me, GRACIAS.

It’s the end of the month and I still can’t shake how profoundly moved I got. So, if you, a group or someone you know is seeking a place of tranquility where they want to reconnect with their mind, body and soul have them call me, I will gladly oblige … I might even join them …ouff I WANT to sooo go BACK !!! (trust me … I don’t say these words lightly)

When I returned, I jumped right into Zoom Academie’s  weekend Wedding BootCamp workshop; this is where myself and the lovely Lyne Branchaud speak, over two consecutive Sundays about how to become a Wedding Planner. This workshop is given in French: << Conception et planification d’un mariage>>

That following Monday, I went Orlando, Florida for an annual association incentive conference, this is geared towards the Associative Planners in the greater North American incentive market. This is a very niche sector.
Orlando was perfect setting for this I was able to reconnect, meet new and upcoming vendors. I learnt about the upcoming conference technological trends. Imagine, I got to try the Google Glasses!! I’m officially a GEEKY trendy planner…

While I was gone .. my SUPERSTAR assistant Jennifer was holding the fort with four consecutive ongoing client programs: Medical Info Session / Client Appreciation Soiree / 50th Wedding Anniversary / Branch Grand Opening of a
Financial Institution
 … when I finally got back I did an Educational Workshop for our IT client.

During all this I managed to have a GREAT guest speaker for the Event Management class I give at College Lasalle; Gleb LaVcinema from La V Cinema – Cinematography is one AWESOME ARTIST and visionary check out his work here:

Also, on another Saturday ‘makeup class’ I brought my students on a walking tour via Sherbrooke Street where we visited several venues;

Beatrice Restaurant
The Ritz Carlton Montreal
Sofitel Montreal
Omni Montreal
Holiday Inn Mid-Town’s La Plaza
Hyatt Regency Montreal
Montreal Internation Jazz Festival

Yes folks … I’m very hands on and it’s all part of their education…

Too boot, that same Saturday, in the evening, we (the Wedding Planners Association and our partners) were invited to a wonderful soiree at a Private Country Estate:  Au Vieux Moulin  what a GORGEOUS spread of property (10 acres) … great setting for ANY form of events from Social – Incentive to Corporate!!

Yes, it was that time again for the WPIC  weekend courses, this time it was held here in Montreal at Concordia University … WATCH out world there are some ‘fiercely’ Certified Wedding Planners on the loose. (I’m proud of them)

That same weekend I was offered tickets to see Maroon 5 and since Jennifer is IN LOVE with Adam Levine it would have been cruel not to bring my SUPERSTAR to the outdoor concert – SHOUT OUT and THANK YOU to Val EVENKO!!

We (Jennifer and I) where invited at the ‘re-launch’ of the newly renovated AML Cruises boat NICE JOB guys !!!

I went on a site visit to L’Ile de Navark on Ile Carron, a place where we are planning a few upcoming client programs and a wedding – so stay tuned!

Had a lovely lunch at Buona Notte  with Gerry who represents the Equinox Resort property in Vermont… more to come on that too…

Speaking of luncheons; had the pleasure of reconnecting with Luis Sudano from the Intercontinental Hotel at their infamous OSCO Restaurant …YUMMO the risotto was just DELISH!!

Also did a site visit at the Chapiteau Eugene Chaplin 

That’s been my June… I hope yours was great too!

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