Education, Exploration, and Empowerment in the world's most luxurious travel Destinations.
Application Cut-off is 1/31/2020
Personal Growth Ventures specialize in hosting vacation seminars that combine a beautiful vacation adventure with valuable personal and professional growth experiences. These trips are aimed at capturing the balance of work and play in the most scenic and luxurious travel destinations.
Our unique travel excursions embrace our customized approach to create lasting results in your personal, professional, or business goals. Our unconventional approach to personal growth and development consists of education, exploration, empowerment, and evolution.
What to Expect
Your travel experience will be organized into a 7 day adventure complete with educational seminars on business strategy & personal growth, explorations & excursions, group workouts, and mentorship & accountability
Where is this Adventure?
Helen of the West Indies
St. Lucia (Loo-sha) remains relatively unspoiled, a checkerboard of green-mantled mountains, valleys, wild orchids, and fishing villages. The island has a mixed French and British heritage, but there's a hint of the South Pacific about it as well. Music reverberates throughout St. Lucia, and the savory smells of a rich cuisine waft through Marigot Bay and Soufrière. A favorite stopoff for island-hoppers, yachties and jetsetters, St. Lucia offers volcanic rock beaches, lush fruity landscapes, and a lively nightlife of limbo, jazz, and rum punch. On February 22, 1979, St. Lucia became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations, with a resident governor-general appointed by the queen. Still, the island appears to have retained more relics of French influence—notably the island patois, cuisine, village names, and surnames—than of the British. Most likely, that's because the British contribution primarily involved the English language, the educational and legal systems, and the political structure, whereas the French culture historically had more influence on the arts—culinary, dance, and music.
The BodyHoliday Resort*
BodyHoliday is one of the World’s best spas, that also turns out to be one of the world’s most pleasurable holidays. It has been a pioneering concept in the hospitality industry since it first opened in 1988 and continues to win major industry awards. It’s become well known for its unique approach to well-being and BodyHoliday continues to deliver on its promise; ‘Give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind”.
The resort provides a great beach holiday, supported by luxurious rooms and delicious cuisine, but it is far more than that; it is also designed to be the most relaxing and rejuvenating wellness holiday in the world.
*Previously advertised as the Royalton Resort St Lucia. Armstrong Ventures changed over resort locations to better accommodate guests by providing higher quality nutritional options, more fitness related activities, and to provide a higher value experience for guests of this retreat.
What's Included in the price?
Luxury room accommodations for seven nights
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks at the dining outlets at the resort
Unlimited beverages at the hotel’s bars with domestic and international alcohol, wine by the glass, beer, soft drinks, water and juices
Round trip shared transfers Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) to the hotel with baggage handling
Non-motorized water sports as offered at the resort
Nightly entertainment as offered by the resort
3 Business Seminars & 3 Personal Growth Seminars hosted by Aaron Armstrong and his staff
Private Welcome Party Dinner
Internet access in guest rooms
Daily Group Workouts hosted by Marissa Armstrong
Three group adventures that include:
Hiking the Piton Mountains
And Cliff Jumping...yes, we will talk more about this ;)
What's not included?
Any additional excursions
That's about it!
When are we going?
Saturday May 9th through Saturday May 16th of 2020
About the Hosts
Marissa Armstrong is a leader in the world of fitness and health. With over seven years of experience in personal training and exercise science, she has confidently led hundreds of individuals to achieve and maintain their health and wellness goals.
A. J. Armstrong
Aaron (A.J.) Armstrong is a leader, engineer, entrepreneur, manager, veteran, investor, international business and life strategist, and author. He is a former D1 football player and graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in Systems Engineering. He and his wife are the owners and founders of three start-up companies: Armstrong Ventures LLC, Armstrong Real Estate Group LLC, and Marissa’s Fit Boutique LLC.
This vacation is complete with classroom style courses to expand perspective and provide real life strategies for business or personal growth. see below for the courses you will complete!
The Two-Day MBA
Over two days there will be over 6 course hours that can apply to your business or your life! The course covers financial statement analysis, maximizing your returns, cutting edge marketing techniques, building upon your business or personal strengths, covering your weaknesses, leadership like an Alpha, build influence, and destroy your sales targets!
This program applies to all individuals not just business owners. It aims to improve overall business acumen and think of yourself or business as an entity of value.
The High Performance Results Course
This 12-hour course will be spread out throughout the week and is designed to gain clarity in your purpose, design and achieve health and fitness goals, and ignite a more passionate relationship. By the end of this course you will gain absolutely clarity in your top goals for the year, destroy fear and limiting beliefs that have held you back, and derive a plan of action for lasting results in your life.
Throughout this vacation, we have strategically designed excursions to challenge your personal spirit and solidify what was learned through the courses by captivating a memorable emotion. These adventures test your fears and physical endurance to allow your soul to experience new sensations and emotions that are guaranteed to unlock your success code.
All of these excursions are included in the price!
St Lucia is home to some of the worlds most incredible zip-lining experiences. Beautiful tropical rainforests and mountains make for an incredibly attractive way to explore. Get hitched up to a series of cables and zip from platform to platform in the tree canopy and swing like Tarzan or Jane. Once again, we work exclusively with professionals to ensure safety throughout this adventure!
Zip lining will give us a metaphor for trust. In zip lining, its incredibly important to trust equipment and trust the system. Much like in life, we have a plan and we must trust that we are guided in our journey and we must surrender at times and trust the process.
Hiking the Piton Mountains
The Piton Mountains are two iconic volcanic mountains that stand over 2,619 feet above sea level. The trail lasts 5-6 hours and is physically demanding. We recommend coming on this trip in physical shape. The trail will have an experienced guide to ensure the utmost safety.
This is excursion is carefully designed to reinforce the concepts of accountability and perseverance. In life and business, we often struggle with follow-through and commitment. This will symbolize the commitment we must make to attract high levels of success!
Yes, we said it. The fear of heights is the 3rd most common fear in the world. So, there’s a good chance you’re afraid to. And, that’s the point! We will safely organize a beginner level cliff jump into the beautifully blue St Lucia waters. Don’t worry, we are serious about our safety and want to make everything a safe and fun experience!
This experience is the culminating event for the week. Jumping dozens of feet off a cliff into water symbolizes breaking through fear and taking a leap of faith! The adrenaline and fear that sinks in as your toes peep to the edge of the cliff is the same adrenaline and fear that stops us from progressing in our day to day lives. If you can find the courage to complete challenge, you will emerge from any fears or adversity you find in your lives.
Community, Power, and Trust
We believe community and teamwork are one part of the recipe to success. Our intimate sized venue will allow us to uplift each other, call each other out, keep each other accountable, or encourage one another to find the true power within themselves. We have a team of experienced coaches and mentors to provide valuable insight into your own internal roadblocks.
The courses and ventures are carefully designed to reveal your full potential and give you the framework to create your ultimate destiny. You will emerge from this adventure with a whole new mastery of personal accomplishment and be fully prepared to conquer unlimited challenges!
"Shedding one's skin. The snake that cannot shed its skin perishes. So do the spirits who are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be spirit."
It is important that the old behaviors that limit us or prevent us from growing be cast away. We will carefully analyze which limiting beliefs have prevented growth in the past and generate a new version of you that is in alignment with your highest purpose!
We encourage you to make the decision and step out your current self. Join us for an incredible journey to discover who you truly are and who you’re truly capable of becoming.
Is this going to be like Fyre Festival on Netflix?Lol, no. We take full pride in delivering this entire expeirence to your highest expecations with everything listed above. We are partnered with resorts, professional tour guides, and travel agencies to ensure that your entire experience is smooth and wonderful!
Where do I sign up?Click Sign-up above to start the process!
What's the Cancellation Policy?Personal Growth Ventures Cancellation and Pricing Policy 50% down payment is required to hold seat. 100% refund is available up until 1/1/2020. After that, refunds will be handled on a case by case basis. Final payments will be due no later than 2/1/2020. Failure to fulfill the payment will result in loss of down payment and no access to the trip. Flights are not included in the price and must be purchased separately. All details on what’s included in the price can be found here.
What do I need to bring?1.) We recomend one formal outfit. For men, a suite and for women a cocktail dress. 2.) We recomend you bring several changes of workout cloths. Many of the adventures are going to be physcially intensive and we will have daily workouts where we expect everyone to be accountable to! 3.) Of course your swim suit! The ocean and pool are calling your name! 4.) Cell phones and camera's! Though we want this to be focused, bring your phones, take picures, and tag us on the socials! 5.) Passport! This is an international trip. We enourage you to get your passport situated several months before departure. 6.) Anything else you'd normally bring on a vacation!
Where are we staying?We are staying at the Royalton Resort St. Lucia. The Roytalton is a 4 start resort with all the bells and whisltes!
What does this Venture cost? What's the total Price?Pricing is located at https://www.armstrongventuresllc.com/pgv-checkout
What's all included in the Price?Luxury Junior Suite Ocean View room accommodations for seven nights Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks at the dining outlets at the resort Unlimited beverages at the hotel’s bars with domestic and international alcohol, wine by the glass, beer, soft drinks, water and juices Mini-bar in room with beer, water and sodas filled daily Round trip shared transfers Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) to the hotel with baggage handling Non-motorized water sports as offered at the resort Nightly entertainment as offered by the resort 3 Business Seminars & 3 Personal Growth Seminars hosted by Aaron Armstrong and his staff Private Welcome Party Dinner Internet access in guest rooms Daily Group Workouts hosted by Marissa Armstrong Three group adventures that include: Zip-Lining Hiking the Piton Mountains And Cliff Jumping...yes, we will talk more about this ;) Group Dinners Networking
What is not included in the Price?Airfare, passport fees, and travel fees are not included in the price. However, we are partnered with Fox World Travel who will help you arrange and organize all of your travel needs including flights from your home airport. Just note, the flights are your own expense.
What are the Dates?The St. Lucia Venture is only available from May 9th - May 16th of 2020. If these dates do not work out for you, send us your contact information. We plan to host many other Personal Growth Ventures over the next several months and can put you on the notification list and keep you informed of the next locations and adventures!
Who can I contact about travel details, issues, or delays?"We have partnered with Fox World Travel available. They will be your point of contact for any travel related issues or concerns after 8/1/2019. Until then, reach out to us directly for assitance with your travel needs.
Are the excursions and adventures mandatory? And Safe?We do not force or pressure anyone in our group to do something against thier will and you are certainly welcome to stay at the hotel if there is a partciularly fearful excursion. We feel strongly we are taking every percaution to ensure the utmost safety in your experience. We have teamed up with local guides for all of our adventures. Though these adventures are designed to push your fears, we feel you can feel safe throughout this trip. Understand you are visiting a foreign country and there is always risk. However, St Lucia is a beautiful country and known for American tourism. We strongly encourage all of our particpatants to join us in these excursions because it is a pivital part of the training!