Diving in Bliss, Island Retreat for Women
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, May 18th-24th, 2019 

For seven unforgettable days, join us in sunny St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, to dedicate long deserved time to YOU!


We will welcome you at an idyllic villa surrounded by lush greenery and overlooking the waters of Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and on a private catamaran, Alladora - at sea.  We will satisfy your sense of adventure and fulfill your desire for rejuvenation in a supportive circle of sisterhood, sharing, dancing, meditating and celebrating together. 

To support your body and soul, we will hold daily yoga sessions and enjoy three high vibrancy meals per day.


Powerful ceremonies, pilgrimage to energy vortex places and archaeological sites, sailing and snorkeling are all but a few items on this week's menu!


Please, send us your inquiries! We will be happy to share more details.  

Or Call at 917-685-1223 (ask for Olga)




$2,000 per person

Includes meals, activities, in-country transfers. *airfare and lodging is not included


Private Room: $1,200

Shared Room: $800

Communal Sleeping Arrangement: $500

Primitive Sleeping Arrangement (must bring sleeping bag): $200.  


 To request more info, please email us at info@antinanco.org under Subject "Tao Bliss" or call at 917-685-1223 (ask for Olga)




Registration is open from April 1st through April 15th, 2019. 

First payment of $2,000 is due by April 20th.  The remaining balance by May 10, 2019. 

Payments are not refundable after May 1st,  2019

Participants are responsible to obtain trip cancellation and medical travel insurance prior to the trip.

Our Team

Marina Chertkov 

Marina became deeply connected with “something inside” rather than “what an eye can see” through the pregnancy and birth of her first child. This experience brought her to her first meditation practice at Raja and Buddhi Yoga Center in Moscow, Russia, 25 years ago. Since then she traveled the world and continued to acquire knowledge of spiritual traditions originating from ancient India, China and Mexico.


Marina is a registered 200-RYT yoga teacher, Universal Healing Tao instructor  and energy healing practitioner with certification in Chi Nei Tsang, Tao Mystic Bodywork, Kashmiri Shiva-Shakti Bodywork and Self-Healing Journey. She has studied with Vladimir Antonov, Carlos Castaneda, Mantak Chia, Ma Ananda Sarita, Faeq Biria, Brandon Bays and other amazing teachers in the US and abroad.


Marina is currently teaching Raja and Budhi yoga at local studios in NJ and offering private sessions and workshops in self healing, energy harmonization, women and couples empowering. To learn more about Marina's work, please visit www.marinachertkov.com/ 



Urszula Abolik  

Urszula is a pedagogist, art navigator, mindfulness teacher, shamanic healer, explorer, and a dedicated mother and friend. Urszula is an active participant and supporter of the international tango community. Urszula has organized many international and domestic programs focusing on arts, mindfulness, education and healing arts, including Shamandome at Burningman,  Burningwoman in Emmaus, PA, Antinanco Earth Arts programs, and art and culture programs in Havana, Cuba.  She is also the owner of Amber Connection in Emmaus, PA.  


Barnaby Ruhe, Teacher/Facilitator 

Barnaby is an American artist, academic and six-time world champion boomeranger. As an artist, Ruhe, a professor at New York University, Gallatin school of individualized study, is best known for his painting marathons, otherwise known as endurance feats. 

Barnaby holds doctorate degree in shamanism and art practice, an interdisciplinary effort combining psychology, anthropology, art history, phenomenology, and art studio action. He was senior editor of Art/World newspaper in the 1980s and 90s and wrote the first New York City reviews for Francesco Clemente and the Starn Twins, as well as essays on Francisco de Goya, Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, and Joseph Beuys.


Ruhe currently serves on the board of Artists Talk on Art. A romantic artist at Abstract Expressionism and

Portrait and Figure and TextArt, he incorporates sentiment, gesture, and psychic journeying in his paintings, and he runs shaman healing workshops at Shamandome Camp at the Burning Man festival each summer.

This Program is offered by Atlantic Voyager, LLC and operated by Antinanco Earth Arts School 

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