Wellness Retreats

Need to escape the grind for an unforgetable wellness adventure? Balance and invigorate your mind, body and spirit in paradise with a 3-7 day all inclusive retreat or training intensive featuring international renowned experts. We teach you the skills you'll need for radiant health and help you integrate them into your current lifestyle.

All Inclusive

We specialize in crafting unique educational experiences for your mind, body and spirit so you can take the best care of yourself, others and the planet.  

Movement Classes

Daily mindful movement classes can include pilates, yoga, and various forms of dance lead by Amber Zuckswert and other expert faculty.

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One-on-One Coaching Sessions

After a thorough health consultation with Amber Zuckswert you'll receive a personalized program for epic transformation.

Day Adventures

Two fun afternoon trips to snorkel, hike, horseback ride, dive, surf, or other activities based on location and culture.  

Nutrition & Cooking Lessons

Daily plant based holistic nutrition and chef training classes lead by local and international experts. All recipes and other written resources are provided in workbooks and ebooks.

Workbook & E-Course

You will receive a workbook manual full of all information taught. Following the retreat a 3-week group e-course for complete lifestyle integration is provided.

Upcoming Retreats

3-Week Online Epic Challenge Register November 1-22nd, 2014
Rancho La Puerta Retreat Register November 20th-Dec 20th;Baja, California
Raw Magic Chef Certifications with Kate Magic Register January 18th-30th, 2015 Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
200 RYT Shamanic Yoga Teacher Training Register March 2nd-22nd, 2015 Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

See all upcoming retreats →

Health & Wellness Library

Over the last seven years Amber has written over 500 health and wellness articles and guides as a professional blogger. Explore her wellness library in the following categories: Move | Nourish | Be | Lifestyle | Everything

Coconut Berry Blast Banana Ice Cream Cake
Coconut Berry Blast Banana Ice Cream Cake
10-Oct-2014 | Nourish

Dreams do come true. No-Bake, Raw Vegan Cake Recipe. Creamy, fruity and made with natures most perfect food, fruit! No sugar, no gluten, just pure goodness for anytime of year. [...]

The Power of Pilates
The Power of Pilates
22-Jan-2014 | Move

Do you struggle with back pain and poor posture? Do you look down at your belly and wonder where your abs went? Are your neck and shoulders tense from too much computer work? Do you want to build balanced strength and flexibility while preventing overuse injuries? If you answered yes to any of these questions then the Pilates method is for you. [...]

5 Simple Ways To Detox Your Life
5 Simple Ways To Detox Your Life
16-Jan-2014 | Nourish,Lifestyle

As we step into the dawn of a new year we have one simple choice. To bounce out of bed with radiant energy, eager to jump into the adventures and endless opportunity of the day. [...]

Epic Stuff Store

Need a foam roller, vitamix, bamboo yoga wear or just a motivational read? Amber compiled her essential wellness products in one spot for you. She never endorses anything she doesn't use and adore herself. Amber's e-courses, videos and coaching packages reside here as well. Go to epic stuff store →


Rock sustainable, hip and comfy workout gear for all bodies. Toe socks & foot wear too.


Books & Films

Resources Amber utilizes daily and powerful documentaries on health. 

Kitchen Essentials

Blend, dehydrate, juice and chop to your hearts content with these gadgets.

Online Coaching & eCourses

Download previous e-courses and read all about live online coaching.


Self Care & Beauty

Treat your happy body to the best with these organic vegan beauty secrets.

Workout Toys

Add variety to your mat practice with bands, balls, blocks, circles and weights.

Epic Moments

Now is all we will ever truly have. The present moment is where life happens. Were fulfillment and happiness blossoms. These are Amber's moments. Enjoy healthy lifestyle and nutrition tips as they happen real time.

Amber: Your Wellness Coach

Welcome! My name is Amber Zuckswert and I'm the founder of The Center for Epic Living and Epicself.com. I'm a professional modern/ballet dancer, international pilates and yoga instructor, fitness model and host, a certified holistic plant based nutrition and lifestyle coach, minimalist, raw super foodie, planet romping gal wrapped into one tall package. Did I mention sun worshipping environmentalist?!  Read on →

Where is Amber?

Catch her in a destination near you or sign up for live online coaching and classes anytime anywhere. 

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