Yoga Retreat in Portugal
9th - 15th July 2023
2nd - 8th September 2023
Olho Branco, Aljezur, Portugal
Take time to slow down and reconnect! Join me for a yoga retreat in Portugal!
Spend time in the jungle, connecting with its rhythms. Relax. Breathe. Get to know great people and enjoy a Portuguese experience close to the forest in a traditional family owned farm!
What to expect from this yoga retreat in Portugal?
Imagine to start your day with a meditation, returning to your inner silence on a yoga deck overlooking the native forest. Spend the morning in silence, enjoying a healthy organic breakfast and prepare for a regenerative yoga class. Classes are suitable for any level and our aim is to create a safe space for you to drop inside, find your inner strength and reconnect to the vital flow within you.
After our morning session you will be served a healthy superpower lunch cooked with love, with most ingredients coming from the land of Olho Branco. You will then have time to relax, go for a walk, book a massage, join an optional surf session or book a 1:1 session with me.
Afternoons will be spent in nature or in one of our workshops, during which we will explore themes like ecology, permaculture, nature connection and ritual. These will be a space for us to explore our interconnectedness to the web of life and to learn about inner and outer ecology.
Evening will be spent practicing yoga or enjoying a fire by the ocean or other special evening activities
Check out a video from one of my past retreats!
Why this retreat?
Well, what is a retreat in the first place? How many times do we hear or read words like "retreat" or "yoga" nowadays, and how many images and expectations have we built around them? Well, my intention is to make of my retreats spaces where people can simply empty themselves of structures and "dos and don'ts", where we can meet to learn and understand how to listen to ourselves, alone and in relationship with what is around us. My desire is to meet you as you are and leave you with something you can carry in your heart. Tools for living your life as your life desires to be lived, free from any structure that is not built by your own heart and dreams.
As more and more I realise how intricately interconnected our lives are with the natural ecosystems, I like to use these retreats to support you in the quest for a purposeful way of living. I strongly believe that the future we wish for humanity begins with each of us beginning to express who they are, fully, with their hearts and souls screaming out loud.
In addition, this retreat will be a unique opportunity to experience living in community. The very special location offers an intimate setup where you will get to know the land where your food comes from and the hands that will cook it for you every day.
Although the retreat has some pre-determined structure to it, I always leave space to flow and adapt to the group's needs and desires. However, this description describes an idea of how the retreat days will usually shape up...
7:45 Morning Meditation & Pranayama
8:30 Healthy, homemade breakfast in silence enjoying the morning sun
9:45 – 12:00 Yoga on the yoga deck
12:30 Healthy, homemade delicious lunch
13:30 – 16:00 Chill out time
16:00 – 18:30 Excursions & Workshops, Surf, Yoga, Relax or other activities
19:00 Healthy, homemade dinner & evening specials such as campfires or beach picnics
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Early bird price (book 3 months before the retreat)
tent spot (own equipment, rented equipment is possible for an additional fee): 590 EUR
in shared room: 730 EUR
in single room: 1120 EUR (ask for availability)
tent spot (own equipment, rented equipment is possible for an additional fee): 790 EUR
in shared room: 990 EUR
in single room: 1350 EUR (ask for availability)
What is included
- 6 nights on an authentic, organic farm in double or single room (farmhouse, ensuite/or shared bathroom) or cabin (double or triple shared) or tent (bring your own or rent equipment from us)
- daily morning meditation & pranayama
- daily morning yoga & movement sessions
- 1-2x afternoon restorative/yin yoga sessions
- guided meditations in beautiful nature
- ocean excursion and other workshops to experience what it means to live close to nature
- guidance & support in your practice & process by me, with the possibility of scheduling 1:1 sessions
- daily homemade plant-based, local meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- camp fires & sunset picnic (depending on conditions)
- spontaneous extra workshops based on interest of the group
- additional surfing lessons with local surf school
- body work & massages
The retreat will take place in Olho Branco, a family-owned traditional Portuguese Farm located at the natural park of the Costa Vicentina. It is 2.5ha of terraced land w/beautiful pond to swim and relax. The family grows organic veggies and you are welcome to come and give a hand in the garden if you feel or just help yourself and harvest your fresh lettuce and tomatoes for lunch!
We welcome you to come and discover the wild beauty of the SW of Portugal. The area is beautiful… dozens of amazing beaches, countryside and mountain, the South West corner of Portugal its the perfect place for a relaxing healthy vacations in contact with Nature.