Issue: 1
Issue: 1

FEBRUARY 12-19, 2014 


Meet the Instructors

 John and Elise

Elise Marien

 Elise has been practicing yoga for over 13 years and teaching for the past 4 years. 

This summer she will become an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) when she completes her 500-hours of teaching in early August.

She has developed a teaching style to make each student to feel respected, challenged and successful. Elise specializes in all levels classes to meet the needs of the beginner while keeping the more advanced student interested and working toward their specific goals.



John Steger

Riverwest Pottery 


John earned a Bachelors Degree in Art Education in 1993 and taught for 5 years before he opened Riverwest Potteryworks.

After working in the Milwaukee area for two years, Riverwest Potteryworks moved to it's new home in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Riverwest Potteryworks is owned and operated by John, a one man mud slinger livin' the dream.

Currently his work can be seen at art fairs around the Midwest. He takes pride not only in his work but also in presentation and customer satisfaction.

    John J Steger


Join Yoga Instructor: Elise Marien Steger  

Pottery Instructor: John Steger 

 on an unforgettable Yoga & Pottery Retreat in Belize

 at Cotton Tree Lodge

Feb 12-19, 2014


Package Includes:

  • Estimated International Air from Minneapolis to Belize Int'l Airport, Belize City
  • Air Transfer from Belize City Int'l (BZE) to Punta Gorda on Tropic Air
  • Ground Transportation from Punta Gorda Airstrip to Cotton Tree Lodge
  • 7 Nights Accommodations at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • 3 Meals daily with soft drinks and water
    • (alcohol and fruit juices not included)
  • Yoga twice daily by Elise Marien Steger
  • 1 Day to Dig Clay (1 hr drive) then lunch in a Mayan home and demonstration by Mayan women making traditional clay fire hearth pottery
  • 1 Day Pottery Workshop by John Steger & leisure time to to enjoy the grounds
  • 1 Day with choice of Chocolate Tour OR Blue Creek Cave Hike and Swim
  • 1 Day Snorkel Tour to the Coral Reef
  • 1 Day at Leisure
  • Ground Transfer from Cotton Tree Lodge to Punta Gorda Airstrip
  • International Air from BZE to Minneapolis



Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room


$2995 USD 

Per Person



$2845 USD 

Per Person



$3295 USD

Per Person











 *NOTE: Pricing includes ESTIMATED International Air 

from Minneapolis MSP to Belize Int'l Airport BZE.

Once the group air is contracted, an email will be sent to you with any changes in price due to international air.


To Make Your Reservation:

Reserve your Belize Package by August 31, 2013

Contact Kristin Lamoureux, Atalanta Journey




Your reservation is confirmed upon receipt of the Reservation Form and a $250 USD per person Non-Refundable Deposit, payable to Atalanta Journey by Check, Visa or MasterCard. 


Atalanta Journey LLC

528 Byron Street

Mankato, MN 56001


Reservation Payment Policy:

-       To Reserve your stay a $250 Per Person Non-Refundable Deposit is due by Visa, MasterCard or Check to Atalanta Journey LLC, 528 Byron Street, Mankato, MN 56001

-       50% Deposit is due by August 31, 2013 (less $250 deposit)

-       Remaining 50% balance is due by November 1, 2013


Cancellation Policy:

-       The $250 Deposit is non-refundable

-       If you cancel before November 1, 2013, the package is Refundable less $250 Non-Refundable deposit paid.

-       If you cancel from November 1, 2013-February 12, 2014- 100% package is Non-Refundable.


*International Air from MSP - BZE (Belize City) is INCLUDED and is estimated.


An email will be sent once the air is contracted to advise of any changes to the package cost. If you decide to cancel due to a change in cost due to airfare, the deposit will be refunded. 

Once the airline ticket is confirmed and paid, it is non-refundable.




Visit Blue Tang Inn, located in the charming island town of San Pedro!

Rooms are available prior to Feb 12th.
Front of Blue Tang Inn-Beach

Contact Kristin for more information!