Maria Christodoulou, Founder
A long-time professional in the non-profit field, Maria has expertise with fundraising, event planning, and community outreach, all of which align well with her intention to serve the community through retreat planning – bringing people together for a common cause in an organized and blissful manner.
Maria has participated on a variety of yoga, acroyoga, meditation, herbal medicine, and writing retreats, both domestic and overseas. She is excited to handle the logistical, and sometimes overwhelming details of retreats and special events to ensure a seamless experience.
Maria is currently pursuing a degree in herbal medicine from ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism in New York City. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Classics from Bucknell University and a Master's degree in Library Science from Drexel University. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her collection of plants.
She can be contacted directly at Maria@blisswithoutbother.com
“Live simply so that others may simply live.”
— Mahatma Gandhi
Julia Kramer, Director of Outreach | Content Writer | Yoga Teacher
After nearly a decade of working in law, striving to juggle the balance between the corporate world and a healthy personal life in the Bay Area, California, Julia decided it was time to venture out and dedicate herself to establishing the holistic balance she desired.
Interweaving her business, legal, and writing background with her 17-year yoga practice, Julia has traveled the world to teach yoga, live in healthy communities, and cultivate wellness opportunities. She is an adventure and nature enthusiast, and certified yoga teacher with a 200 YTT Yoga Alliance Certificate from Paula Tursi and Peter Kaaberbøl Kristensen. Her training is in Vinyasa yoga with a strong focus on meditation and pranayama.
Julia is dedicated to inviting others to take a pause and move through life with mindfulness. Follow her extraordinary adventures on Instagram @jrosekramer #projectbodhi.
“When we slow down, we give ourselves the opportunity to really see and feel what nourishes our hearts and minds. When we set intention and move forward from this caring place, then anything is possible.”
— Julia Kramer