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Next Level Mountain Biking with Oxygen Maximization

NEXT LEVEL MOUNTAIN BIKING WITH OXYGEN MAXIMIZATION
** a My World Registry Exclusive Experience **

Join us, for a life-changing Breathing Training, Bike & Grub Adventure in Bend, OR

AVAILABLE DATES:
* June 27 - Jul 1, 2019
* September 26-30, 2019 (will become available for booking soon)

Available spots: 8 (*min 4 spots per date for the experience to take place)

PRICING OPTIONS (select from menu on right column):
* $1675 - full package description
* $915 - no Hotel option
* $745 - no Hotel and no Bike rental option

THE EXPERIENCE IN A NUTSHELL
During this 3-day bike adventure, you’ll experience the best of Bend, OR, learn new techniques for better athletic performance, bike through beautiful mountain terrain, and be inspired by what it’s like to spend your day car-free. You’ll get to continue to spend your days only biking and walking! You will also treat yourself to the most delicious local meals and the best brews, as well as a daily well-deserved dip in a soaking pool with an open roof.

EXPERT FOCUS: OXYGEN MAXIMIZATION
“Oxygen is power.” Tune your brain, stay young, recover from fatigue and optimize your immune system. All while playing outside, like the (grown-up) kid you were always meant to stay free as. One of the most valuable performance techniques that you’ll learn during this experience are science-backed breathing techniques that can maximize your efficiency, which can only mean you will be able to have fun for longer and as often as you wish. These easy-to-learn and practice breathing techniques not only help in athletic performance, but also in many aspects of life. When you learn to increase the of oxygen in your blood to optimal levels and make it a habit, you can be more alert, feel well while being efficient, combat anxiety, boost immunity, help to tune your brain and prevent fatigue. Additionally, a wide variety of illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, circulatory disorders, and mental illness, are sometimes related to oxygen deficiencies. Although not a cure, oxygenation therapies in general are geared to generating more oxygen in the body and can, therefore, contribute to the recovery from disease, as well as help to achieve optimum overall health and longevity.
Hector uses oxygen therapy to bring in more playtime into his daily life, naturally. He has experienced firsthand the power of breathing techniques to improve performance on his biking adventures. You’ll learn how his teachings help maximize the oxygen in your body and how to get it to your muscles more efficiently.

MORE ABOUT BEND, OR
Bend, OR is a beautiful, quaint town where you have the ability to ride your bike everywhere. There is clean air, people are nice and it’s so bike-friendly. Nature is so easily enjoyable and accessible, a mountain town culture Hector really loves. There’s also amazing craft beer everywhere and the town is great to do a brewery tour as a pedestrian or biker.
Mountain Biking in Bend: It’s so easy to get on the road and be on the trails. You go from home to trails in the woods in no time. There’s an endless number of singletrack, and the logistics and ability to be ready to go in the bike with no car involved are great. The trails are so smooth you can ride every single day and not ever feel any punishment on your body the day after. Alternatively, you could take a shuttle van and get dropped off and ride back into town, 20-30 miles later, ready to relax in the town. The proximity to the mountain is very nice. There are several snow parks on the way to the mountain, where you can also do cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.

ACCOMMODATIONS
You’ll stay at St. Francis McMenamins, in Bend, OR, a whimsically-decorated converted 1936 Catholic Schoolhouse. This relaxing setting sets the stage for your weekend, with luxurious rooms and a soaking pool that’s highly sought after. McMenamins soaking pool is like a giant hut tub that feels like a Turkish bath, with a fountain in the middle and an open roof top so you can look up at the sky. Perfect treat for after a day of riding! There are showers available before soaking in the pool, and you can bring a drink to the pool area from the bar.

SCHEDULE
This will be a 3-day tour where you’ll adventure through bike trails & the city of Bend, OR. Arrive on Thursday and get settled, then spend Friday, Saturday & Sunday adventuring with the group. Depart on Monday.
Our planned itinerary of a full day on the experience - the restaurants & trails will vary each day:
- We’ll start at Crow’s Feet Common’s Lawn/Drake Park where we will start off with some breathing exercises.
- Head together to a nearby trailhead and bike down the trails. Regroup as you at each intersection, riding together as a group. The whole ride will be about 2 hours long.
- Stop for a beer near the original trailhead and head back to the hotel to regroup.
- Enjoy a soaking experience at the McMenamins hotel, a relaxing, whimsical bath.
- Go out to dinner. Walk to a nearby local favorite restaurant.
- Finish the day with a beer and cheer at a nearby brewery.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
• Deluxe King Room and soaking pool entry – 3 nights
• Daily biking breaks lunchtime meals consisting of light, nutritious snack
• Standard mountain bike rental
• Second day’s full breakfast at local’s hidden gem restaurant
• Daily expert training on breathing techniques for optimal athletic performance and daily life
• Daily trail biking sessions of 3-3.5 hrs total
• Exclusive MWR Experience guide for city and bike trails
• Farewell dinner + drinks at a top-rated Thai food restaurant

NOT INCLUDED:
• Travel to and from Bend
• Transfers from/to airport
• Meals and drinks not included on the What’s Included section
• Insurance
• Tips


IMPORTANT NOTE: This tour is not for beginners and it’s not a teaching experience - it’s designed to be an adventure for those who already have biking experience. No need to be an expert, but you should be comfortable on a mountain bike and have experience with different types of trails and terrains.

MORE ABOUT:

$ 1675.00

4 nights / 3 Full Days
Bend, OR Map it
AVAILABILITY
2018-12-30 through 2019-07-01
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About Experience Provider

Hector Perez

Besides being an almost natural-born bike rider, Hector is also equally passionate about holistic athletic performance enhancement (with focus on bike-riding, naturally.) He grew up in McAllen, TX, near the border with Mexico, where his passion for riding bikes started as early as 4 years old: he used to ride daily with his friends in the neighborhood. As an adult, his riding skills developed further when he moved to Austin, TX for college and he chose biking as his main means of transportation. Hector’s commutes would get longer and longer, as he would enjoy more and more adventuring around and taking fun detours in his bike rides. He soon realized there were many biking events in town and decided to start training and racing.

Hector’s love of biking was harmoniously matched by his discovery of holistic medicine. While obtaining a college degree in Math and Sociology, Hector was first introduced to holistic wellness and healing methods. He studied yoga and was learning about herbal medicine and, after a biking injury Hector also tried healing arts such as acupuncture for the first time. Impressed by his own experiences, Hector decided to become a Chinese Medical doctor, which allowed him to be an acupuncturist and practice herbal medicine. He graduated from AOMA in Austin and practiced for a total of 8 years in cities like Austin, TX, Boise, ID and Bend, OR. It was during this time that Hector’s career path combining his two big passions, biking and holistic performance enhancement, took off.

Constantly seeking to learn new things, Hector discovered energetic muscle testing techniques and was inspired and later worked directly for a well-known brand of natural supplements. His focus was to determine which nutrients were needed to help restore balance in patients. Hector found that the knowledge he learned here was so valuable that it should be taught to others so that they could practice it for themselves.

Hector continues to add new knowledge and techniques he can apply to achieving optimal health and wellness for athletic performance, as well as for general health needed to have fun playing outdoors. Hector has discovered, works with and helps teach practitioners the use of cannabinoids for health support and treatments.

More recently while attending a wellness conference, Hector discovered the incredible, transformational power of breathing techniques. He stopped in a booth that caught his eye: stationary bikes with oxygen equipment. The oxygen equipment efficiently delivered oxygen to his lungs as he rode the bike, and the difference that Hector felt in performance was astounding. As he previously partnered up with the natural supplement and the cannabinoid brands, Hector became a partner with the oxygen company as well. He now teaches others to use this equipment and about the importance of breathing techniques while exercising.

Hector’s lifelong passion of riding bikes was fueled by the opportunity to live and ride in some of the best terrain in the U.S. In Austin, he enjoyed road biking and began racing for fun. But in Boise and later Bend (where he lived for 8 years) he had the tremendous pleasure of discovering and living the mountain biking culture at its finest. It was so easy to get on the road and be biking in no time, to go from house to trail and be in the woods quickly and easily. The logistics and ability to be ready to go in the bike with no car involved was life-changing. The trails are so smooth you can ride every single day and not feel punishment on your body later.

Over the course of his life, Hector’s dedication to cycling, riding and mountain biking, as well as to non-invasive, naturally powerful, healing and enhancing techniques has steadily evolved and today he specializes in holistic performance enhancement. Hector is living inspiration and motivation for anyone to achieve best performance possible, to play car-free and with utmost joy.
What else makes Hector a badass? Well, he’s a total life-lover, an incredibly well-rounded conversationalist with a quick sense of humor and the most contagious positive attitude. He loves to live each day to the fullest and enjoys teaching by example the simple pleasures of nature, health and food. Did we mention he cooks a mean Arroz con Pollo??

Enjoy adventuring with Hector!

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