OUR HOME FOR THE WEEK
Villa Astor is an extraordinary Neoclassical residence clinging to the cliffs of the Sorrentine Peninsula.
Overlooking the bays of both Marina Grande and Marina Piccola, it officially boasts one of Italy’s top ten gardens (which is saying something).
Villa Astor is situated on the world-famous Amalfi coast, making it easy to explore the delights of this stunning Italian historical town.
VILLA ASTOR, SORRENTO
YOGA & MEDITATION
Every day we’ll indulge in the restorative and balancing benefits of Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga and meditation. Dara (our talented instructor) will be guiding you on your journey towards balance, awareness, health and happiness. We’ll encourage the improvement flexibility, strength and posture while reducing stress and, ultimately, reaching true relaxation.
ANNA PRICE OLSON
Anna Price has worked in the wedding industry for seven years, and has been with Brides since 2014.
Anna manages the brand’s real weddings and works with wedding planners, photographers, and couples to share their deeply personal, inspiring, and real celebrations.
PHOTOGRAPHER + COACH
Claire Morris is a luxury wedding photographer and wellness expert. With almost 20 years behind the lens, her reputation secured her a job photographing The Queen Elizabeth II. She is a speaker at international wellness retreats, sharing her expert knowledge and experience of overcoming adrenal fatigue AKA burnout.
Krystel Stacey is a creative entrepreneur and vision strategist. She is the founder of @CoutureEvents, @Confetti.Inc, and @CocoandWhim. Krystel is dedicated to inspiring fellow leaders and entrepreneurs by sharing her success and struggles while owning and running three thriving businesses. She has been recognized as a leader in her field and nominated Woman of the Year by San Diego Magazine.
WEDDING BUSINESS CONSULTING
With over fifteen years of experience in the wedding industry, Harmony has been featured in hundreds of media outlets globally and is a contributor to several national bridal titles. Harmony is the founder of The Bridal Bar. She hosts her own talk radio show on iHeartRadio and produces the destination wedding blog, Jet Fete.
Dara Shahraki is a native Californian now living in Italy after falling in love with the Mediterranean lifestyle and culture. Dara is both a Personal Trainer and a Registered Yoga Teacher. Her yoga classes offer creative sequences with intentional themes, emphasizing the importance of proper alignment, mindfulness, and meditation.
Chris Nemes is a luxury film-maker specialising in weddings, fashion and branding films. He is devoted to helping couples and brands tell an emotive story.
Chris will also be filming our event. You will each take away a film of the experience.
With an ever-changing industry, learn to effectively market your business in today's fast-paced media and social media world with strategies that will lead to success.
This retreat will cover how to engage your audience and leverage your content by starting with a plan, ensuring your brand stands out amongst the masses.
MARKETING + PR
EXPAND YOUR PORTFOLIO
With the best talent in our pocket, Couture Events will be producing an editorial with opulent details that will showcase all the best elements that Villa Astor has to offer.
You will learn to create a narrative that feels natural and flows seamlessly through the guidance of Claire Morris Photography and the other incredible speakers at the retreat.
JOIN US FOR AN EDITORIAL
STAND OUT AMONGST THE MASSES