Life is beautiful

November 1 – 3
Motivational weekend for harmony of body and soul for women and men.

Package includes:

  • 2 nights in the room or suite of your choice with breakfast
  • Full board (two-course light menu with mineral water prepared by Executive Chef Honza Šterba with healthy recipes by Lorna Jane in the Piano Nobile restaurant (Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and dinner)
  • Life-enhancing seminar “Life is Beautiful” on Saturday with Chateau Mcely owner Jim Cusumano (with Czech interpretation), followed by practical applications with MUDr. Martin Borský and his fascinating guests. The weekend will culminate in a Heartfulness meditation session with Roya Ravanbakhsh
  • Refreshments throughout the seminars: water, coffee
  • Sunday morning sports training (20 minutes)
  • Unguided meditation in the privacy of your room (tune to our TV channel with meditation by Deepak Chopra (21-Day Chopra Center Meditation Challenge, specifically Day 19 - Living Love)
  • Use of the sauna and whirlpool, depending on availability
  • Other small gifts in your room from the Chateau Mcely team


+420 325 600 000

Price per person, double occupancy:

Superior Room CZK 7 850
Deluxe Room CZK 9 850
Luxury Suite CZK 13 850

Price per person, double occupancy, two-night stay required.
Should you need a different arrangement, please let us know and we’ll be happy to prepare a custom rate calculation for you. Chateau Mcely reserves the right to make changes to the program.

The program will take place with the confirmed participation of at least 10 people. 100% non-refundable deposit due upon booking confirmation.

Schedule of events

Friday, November 1

Free time in the afternoon and evening time for possible use of the MCELY BOUQUET SPA.
We recommend starting with a pre-booked therapy or massage for total relaxation and to get you in the mood for the weekend program.
Massages and therapies are not included in the package.

Individual two-course dinner featuring recipes by Lorna Jane

Saturday, November 2

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Individual breakfast in the Piano Nobile restaurant
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Part 1 of the seminar with Jim Cusumano
Topic: Life Is Beautiful

The seminar is based on Jim’s book Life is Beautiful, which summarizes his proven experience in the fields of science, technology, and business. The rules that he sets out helped both him and his team in both their personal and professional lives as they took a small company in Silicon Valley and gradually built it up into a company valued at billions of dollars. The seminar will help you find and develop your natural abilities, discover your passion, your life’s mission, and achieve a long-term sense of fulfillment.
The seminar will be held in English with Czech interpretation. Refreshments: water, coffee.

James A. Cusumano, PhD

Jim has notable achievements in a number of fields. After obtaining his PhD in chemistry and subsequent business studies at Harvard and Stanford universities, he became director of research at Exxon, where his group developed energy and petrochemical technologies. Dr. Cusumano left Exxon to establish Catalytica, Inc., a US public company comprised of two business units: pharmaceutical production and systems for generating clean energy. In less than five years, Jim, as chairman and CEO, and his management team built the company in Silicon Valley from three people and no sales to 2,000 employees and USD 500 million in revenue. Jim Cusumano is a seasoned leader with success working as a musician, scientist, senior manager, filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is also an inspirational speaker and author of many professionally renowned engineering, trade publications, and books.

from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Communal two-course lunch with recipes by Lorna Jane
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Part 2 of the seminar with MUDr. Martin Borský
Topic: Life is Beautiful – A Practical Guide to Life – continuing the themes of the morning seminar

Refreshments: water, coffee.

MUDr. Martin Borský

He has worked for over thirty years as an internist and general practitioner for adults in nearby Mladá Boleslav. In 2012 he founded the Center for Integrative Medicine and became a member of the European Society for Integrative Medicine (ESIM). Here he has brought to life a unique concept involving linking university and integrative medicine. During his visits to Chateau Mcely, he became acquainted with Jim Cusumano’s work. Dr. Borský considers Jim’s books Balance: The Business - Life Connection and Life is Beautiful to be particularly inspiring. Jim’s work inspired him with its comprehensible interpretation of the laws of quantum and spiritual physics. He has used the ideas contained in this book very successfully used in his daily work with patients, some of whom will be guests at this motivational weekend.

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Heartfulness meditation with Roya Ravanbakhsh
Introduction to meditation and practice

Roya Ravanbakhsh

Roya is an energetic, positive, and highly-skilled manager, a professional in sales and marketing, with 25 years of experience in a number of sectors. Roya has held the position of general manager for 20 years, working in several online and offline marketing, sales and distribution companies operating in Central Europe, such as O’Neill and Walt Disney. She specializes in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, and needs of companies and designing and implementing solutions. She shapes, trains, and leads managers and operational teams. Roya is also an experienced and qualified instructor of Heartfulness meditation.

Individual two-course dinner featuring recipes by Lorna Jane
Free time in the evening for possible use of the MCELY BOUQUET SPA.

Sunday, November 3

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Morning sports training in the English park or in the Golden Hall (depending on the weather) with our trainer and colleague Veronika
We recommend athletic shoes. Training takes place with the confirmed participation of at least 3 people. We will be grateful for confirmation of interest when booking. Thank you.
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Individual breakfast in the Piano Nobile restaurant
11:00 a.m. Check-out

Free time for possible use of the MCELY BOUQUET SPA.

MCELY BOUQUET SPA MENU 10% discount on massages and therapies for guests of the “Life is Beautiful” weekend event.