Find Your New Tribe on the Sober in Central Park Retreat

Bacalar Resort, Mexico

Getting and staying sober isn’t always an easy journey. It can feel like swimming against the tide when our culture constantly surrounds us with alcohol, from Wine Mom gatherings to cocktail parties. If you’ve ever felt like a fish out of water on your path to sobriety, you’re about to dive into a world of newfound connection and support.

Welcome to your new tribe, led by Rachel Hechtman, the visionary behind Sober in Central Park. The Sober in Central Park Retreat is your haven for building a thriving, healthy, and alcohol-free lifestyle. Whether you’re taking your first steps toward sobriety or you’ve been on this journey for months, Rachel is here to equip you with the tools and techniques she used to transform her life and remain sober.

We understand the challenges of being the one asking for a mocktail while everyone else clinks their cocktails. That’s why we’ve got your back. This retreat is a gathering of like-minded women who have all made the conscious choice to stop drinking. It’s the community you’ve been searching for.

Here’s What Awaits You at the Sober in Central Park Retreat:

1. Celebrate Your Sober Journey: Join discussions where we share our unique paths to sobriety, highlighting both the joys and challenges along the way.

2. Mindset Magic: Explore the power of your mindset and engage in fun exercises designed to boost self-confidence and positivity.

3. Connection Through Adventure: Immerse yourself in exciting activities set against the stunning backdrop of Bacalar, forging bonds and creating cherished memories.

4. Joy in Sobriety: Embrace a playful approach to sobriety with interactive activities and games that promote laughter and lightheartedness.

5. Nurturing Emotional Wellness: Participate in group discussions on emotional well-being and discover strategies for self-care and resilience.

6. Empowering Your Sober Future: Reflect on your aspirations and dreams for a vibrant, alcohol-free future, leaving with a refreshed mindset and newfound clarity.

Your new tribe is here, waiting to welcome you with open arms. Whether you’re taking your first steps on this journey or celebrating months of sobriety, this retreat is your opportunity to connect, have fun, and work on your mindset in a supportive and uplifting environment.

Join us at the Sober in Central Park Retreat and let’s embark on this transformative journey together.

During the retreat you’ll learn to:
  • Embrace your alcohol-free lifestyle
  • Reshape your beliefs and actions
  • Navigate social situations with confidence
  • Rediscover your passions and purpose
  • Build emotional resiliency
  • Create a roadmap for holistic wellbeing
This retreat is for you if:
  • You are interested in continuing down a path of personal growth
  • You want to further learn how to navigate a world that celebrates alcohol
  • You desire more self-confidence in your new journey
  • You want to learn how to live a fulfilling life without alcohol.



AFTERNOON Arrivals Check in and explore the stunning grounds of Bacalar Resort
5:00 pm Meet and Greet with Rachel to set intentions and discuss what brought you here.
6:30 pm DINNER
8:30 pm Breathwork, Meditation


7:30-9:00 am Juice,Smoothies and Coffee
9:00-9:30 am Guided Meditation for Intuitive Insights
9:30-10:30 am Movement Class
10:30-11:30 am Brunch
11:30 am-12:30​ pm Journaling, Embracing Your Alcohol-Free Journey
1:00– 4:00 pm Spa Time – Rest & Relaxation – One on One Sessions Available
5:00 – 6:30 pm Mindset Magic: Empowering Our Beliefs
6:30 pm DINNER


7:30-9:30 am Juice, Smoothies and Coffee
9:00-10:30 am Yoga/Movement
11:30 am Brunch: Connecting Through Adventures and Activities
1:00 – 4:00 pm Temezcal Ceremony; Relaxation Time
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Finding Joy in Sobriety: A Playful Approach
6:30 pm DINNER
8:30 pm Breathwork, Meditation and Dance Session


7:30-9:30 am Juice, Smoothies and Coffee
9:00-9:30 am Grounding Meditation
9:30 am Yoga/Movement
10:30 am Brunch
1:00 – 4:00​ pm Sound Healing Session
5:00 – 6:30 pm Nurturing Emotional Wellness Together
6:30 pm DINNER
8:30 pm Breathwork, Meditation and Dance Session


7:30-9:00 am Juice, Smoothies and Coffee
9:00-9:30 am Guided Meditation for Intuitive Insights
9:30-10:30 am Yoga/Movement
10:30-11:30 am Brunch:  Empowering Your Sober Future
11:30 am Departures


Bacalar Resort, Mexico

Habitas Bacalar is a holistic oasis for recharging the body, mind and soul. Set between the tranquil lagoon and the Mayan jungle, the resort draws energy and inspiration from this unique natural power source and gives back to it in equal measure. Nestled on the shores of Bacalar’s blue lagoon, allowing for an unparalleled connection to our natural world. Awake to a multihued sunrise over seven shades of blue or escape into a myriad of jungle palms. Rooms provide comfort and tranquility for reconnecting with nature.

Habitas Bacalar offers 34 A-frame tented rooms, all with a max occupancy of 2 adults. The 3 types of accommodations are: lagoon rooms, jungle rooms, and lagoon breeze rooms, and they are all designed exactly the same as each other, except for the location. They offer King beds, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an outdoor shower.

This retreat includes:

  • Overnight accommodations

  • Sessions with Rachel

  • Delicious meals


  • Airfare
  • Ground Transfers
Rachel Hechtman

Rachel Hechtman

Alcohol-Free Life Coach, Manifestation Expert, and Sober Content Creator

Rachel Hechtman is a multifaceted influencer, renowned for her roles as an Alcohol-Free Life Coach, Manifestation Expert, and Sober Content Creator. Her personal journey to sobriety, which began on January 3, 2021, has transformed her into a dedicated advocate for living a vibrant, alcohol-free life.

With a background in Cultural Anthropology from Dartmouth College, and a deep passion for personal development, Rachel brings a unique perspective to her work. She leverages her expertise in manifestation to help individuals manifest the life they desire, free from the limitations of alcohol.

As a sober content creator, Rachel harnesses the power of storytelling and social media to inspire and connect with her audience. Her relatable and authentic content resonates with those on similar journeys, fostering a sense of community and belonging.

Rachel’s impact is not just about sobriety; it’s about creating spaces for community, connection, and personal growth. Her mission is to help others manifest their best lives, unburdened by alcohol, and she continues to be a leading voice in the ever-expanding world of sobriety, self-improvement, and mental health advocacy.




Double Occupancy-Per Person


Book by March 10 and save $200


Payment Plans

Customized payment plans are available and can be arranged by contacting Tammy Petersen directly at 312-961-3280

Travel Assistance

If you need travel assistance please contact Barbara Khan from Pro Travel, Inc. Ph: 305-361-0707


Hotel Incidentals

A credit card must be presented at the time of check in for incidental charges (including spa treatments, additional excursions, alcohol, etc)

Deposit Policy

To reserve your spot, a non-refundable deposit of $750 per person is required. The balance must be paid 30 days prior to the start date of the retreat.

Flight Details

Please  fly into Cancun (CUN). Ground transportation is not included in the retreat price.  Please contact Tammy so we can group you together on resort trips.  Round Trip Transportation is extra.

Roommate Requests

If you desire a roommate, please indicate this on your form upon sign up. If we are unable to pair you with one, we will adjust your rate to Single Occupancy, and collect the difference one week prior to the event.

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