Flow State Retreat Italy

The Flow State

Retreat Italy 


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Come and Join Us On the Worlds 1st Flow State Training Retreat!

in Tuscany Italy 

This Flow State Adventure Retreat is set on the Tuscan coast, precisely the Costa degli Etruschi, where the blend of  history and nature forms one of the most unique environments in the world. It is known as the land of poets like Giosuè Carducci and has gathered the reputation as the mother of the most acclaimed wines in the world. This Tuscan Territory of the ancient Etruscan civilization, ancestors of the current Tuscans will be our Flow State training ground for your adventure.  

For 5  Days and 6 Nights we will live in the heart of Tuscany, using the most natural and green means of transportation: our feet and the bicycle, while learning and practicing the Ancient techniques and modern Science for activating the Flow State.

The creator of a revolutionary system to trigger the Flow State, C Wilson Meloncelli and the environmental Tuscan guide Giuseppe Gaimari will take you step by step through this unique physical and mental experience. Guiding you towards strengthening  your body and mind to function effectively with the stresses of daily life.  When you move on from this training experience you will feel re-energized, stronger, healthier and with clear focused mind ready to achieve whatever you wish.

Let me introduce you to your training home for 6 nights!:

Sant'Elena, Tuscany, Italy 

This ancient Tuscan dwelling made of history and stone sits splendidly ​surrounded by soft hills, a charming hamlet, tower and classic tuscan cypress trees.

A sweet welcome in its elegant interiors with its earthy colors, old furniture and precious fabrics; a moment of refreshment in a timeless place, that alone reopens; an awakening with the morning fragrance, of the harmony between spirit and feeling.

Retreat Summary

  • Cycling across the most famous vineyards in the world
  • Walking in the Mediterranean scrub to the medieval village of Bolgheri
  • ​Practicing Flow Triggering exercises as rounded by cypress trees. 
  • Tasting one of the best wines in the world with bio-lunch at Ornellaia Estate
  • Learn Functional Training on a secure beautiful beach
  • Tasting the famous true Tuscan food
  • Kettle Bell Training on the hill tops
  • Visiting Famous Tower of Pisa
  • Lectures on the Flow State and How to incorporate more in our Life
  • Learning The Ancient Taoist Movement Arts absorbed in the nature of Tuscany. 
  • Developing your meditational capabilities thru Taoist breathing and exercise
  • Relaxing massages
  • All adapted to your fitness ability

Retreat Summary

Day 1​

Meeting at Pisa Airport according to flight schedule. With our van, we will go to Piazza dei Miracoli, to see the leaning Tower of Pisa. We will then proceed to the Tuscan Coast with its flourishing Mediterranean scrub towards our Charming Relais in the countryside.

Overview of the program. We will talk through the Plan for the coming days. Here we can discuss any adaptions according to individual requirements. 

Lecture: What is the Flow State, Transient Hypofrontality, Neurochemistry of Flow​, Optimal Brain Waves of Exercising. This lecture will be our map for the inner journey of the retreat. 

Evening welcome drink.

Dinner from the traditional Tuscan ​menu.

Day 2

Intensity Level: Easy ​Bike

Intensity Level: Medium to Challenging Functional Training 

Biking through the vineyards​

Our day will start at 7am with a Flow Hacking Meditation. Learning a secret breathing exercise which we will blend into our bike excursion later in the morning.

We will cycle on countryside paths and gravel roads following the rhythm of our Flow. We will pass thru vineyards which represent the history and future of Italian wine, reaching for lunch at the Medieval village of Bolgheri. We will relax before the typical food light lunch.

In the early afternoon we will focus on functional training, posture alignment, kettle bells & Flow Stretching. 

We will then be followed step by step by the Chef of the Relais in the preparation of Tuscan dishes, which will be our dinner, paired with a selection of local wines.

Meals: ​Breakfast, Mid Snack, Lunch, Mid Snack, Dinner Cooker by Ourselves. 

Day 3

Intensity Level: Medium 

Intensity Level: Easy Taoist 

Hiking Length: 19km​

Our day will be dedicated to meditative hiking to activate our Flow State while walking. We will start walking at dawn and will be back in the afternoon, immerse in the Mediterranean scrub which will be our inspiration for the meditative activities.

While walking we will work on the development of Taoist exercises, conscious breathing and active meditation which will allow us to feel part and become one with the surrounding nature, to enhance our “Flow-walking”.

Meals: ​Breakfast, Mid Snack, Lunch, Mid Snack, Dinner Cooker by Ourselves. 

Day 4

Intensity Level: Challenging 

Intensity Level: Easy Flow Training

Biking Length: 28km​

Gain In Altitude​: 600m

​Mountain Biking Towards the Sea

Tuscany is a land of cyclist, thanks to its morphology it allows the cycle from the countryside to the sea across historical paths, farmhouses and coalmen’s spots where in the past woods were turned into vegetable coal.

Early wake up for meditation, flow stretching to prepare at our best for this day.

With our van we will reach the starting point of our daily adventure.

We will arrive cycling at the Baratti beach, where we will find our light lunch and in the afternoon we will concentrate on Flow and to train our balance on the beach.

For those who wish to relax without effort there is the possibility to choose an easier but equally scenic route

Return in the evening to the Relais with our van and Pizza for Dinner!

Meals: ​Breakfast, Mid Snack, Lunch, Mid Snack, Dinner Cooker by Ourselves. 

Day 5

Morning: Elite Flow stretching & functional movement Class. 

You will learn flow triggering physical exercises. Here we will incorporate, bodyweight exercises,  stability, agility, boxing, thai boxing to trigger us into the Flow State. This will be done on the grounds of our beautiful Sant'Elena.  

At 11am we will be guesting at “Ornellaia Estate” for a guided tour at one of the most famous winery in the world. Bio Lunch and wine tasting at the estate premises.

Afternoon dedicated to relaxing massage and a dive at the Relais swimming pool.

Day 6

​Closing discussion. Summary lecture on Flow with open Q&A

Private transfer to Pisa airport

Meals: ​Breakfast.

Whats Included: 

  • Cycling across the most famous vineyards in the world
  • All training equipment
  • Walking in the Mediterranean scrub to the medieval village of Bolgheri
  • Tasting one of the best wines in the world with bio-lunch at Ornellaia Estate
  • Tasting the famous true Tuscan food
  • Visiting Famous Tower of Pisa
  • Flow State Lectures
  • Learning The Ancient Taoist Movement Arts absorbed in the nature of Tuscany. 
  • Developing your meditational capabilities thru Taoist breathing and exercise
  • Real training sessions in secret places to strengthen your body
  • Relaxing massages

Also Included:  

Accommodation, meals, transportation

5 nights at Relais Charm Sant’Elena in Bibbona

All breakfasts, light lunches and dinners as per program

Welcome drink

Pick up at Pisa airport to the Hotel

Transfer from Hotel to Pisa Airport

All transfers during the tour as per program