7 Days – Healing With The Elements – Yoga Retreat Portugal
September 2 - September 8| From €795
Join Catarina Ferreira and Céline Kuhn for a 7 days unique experience at Vida Pura. Yoga twice a day, thai yoga massage, nourishing food, sound healing and beautiful accommodation surrounded by nature under the Portuguese sun.
Peeling the layers of noise we have been accumulating in our lives, through the lens of the 4 basic elements – Fire, Water, Earth and Air – we will be unlocking and opening your body and mind to the intuitive healing it needs, so we find our most authentic self.
Each day of this journey is related to an element in the Mayan calendar. We will base our yoga practice on the element of the day, synchronising ourselves with the rhythms of the universe.
Starting with an energising dynamic yoga practice (Mandala Vinyasa or Rocket) and finish with calming Yin Yoga and Meditation lead by Catarina. You would also have an opportunity to enjoy an hour of Thai Yoga Massage during the retreat and to learn some techniques on a workshop hosted by Céline Khun.
The schedule will run as the following with exception on Day 01 (2nd of September), Day 06 (7th of September) and on the last day (8th of September).
07.30 – MORNING REFRESHMENTS
08.00 – DINAMIC VINYASA FLOW (Mandala or Rocket)
10.00 – BREAKFAST
13.30 – LUNCH (Packed lunch or on site)
17.30 – YIN YOGA & MEDITATION
19.30 – DINNER
The 1st day starts at 17.30 with a shamanic ceremony to open the space followed by Yin Yoga class.
The last day will run until breakfast.
There will be a beach meditation on day 3, sound healing session on day 5 and thai yoga massage workshop on day 6.
Schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions. The yoga classes might happen indoors in case it rains or if it’s too cold.
Vida Pura is an eco-friendly & self sustainable retreat in the middle of a reserve close to Odeceixe village and it’s marvellous beach. They have a farm based on bio-dynamic principles and quite a few animals; donkeys, dogs, cats, ducks & chickens.
The outdoor shala by the hill surrounded by nature makes the yoga classes quite special and unique.
HOW TO GET THERE
The nearest airport is Faro, and Ryanair, Easyjet, Jet2 and British Airways fly direct from London.
Transfers from Faro to the venue take around 90 mins and can be arranged for you in groups if you let us know in advance. Prices are between 90€ to 125€.
If you like to be more independent, you can also rent a car at the airport. This will give you more freedom to explore the surroundings on your free time.
The nutritious and delicious meals are mainly vegetarian based on macro-biotic principles, carefully prepared by a chef on site using vegetables, fruits grown in the local bio-dynamic garden and with homemade products when possible.
Other options are also possible in you have any dietary requirements. Just let us know in advance and we will make sure that your needs are covered.
Vida Pura offers different accommodation options. You can get full privacy staying at your own apartment or stay in the main guest house with shared facilities. The accommodation will be assigned on first-come first-served basis.
EARLY BIRD (for bookings until 31st of May)
- Double Occupancy – 795€ per person, for two people
- Single Occupancy – 1135€ for private accommodation (one person)
FULL PRICE (for bookings after 31st of May)
- Double Occupancy – 960€ per person, for two people
- Single Occupancy – 1360€ for private accommodation (one person)
NOTE: Triple accommodation is possible, please enquire for availability and price.
In case you are a solo traveler, there is no need to book the single occupancy unless you prefer total privacy. Most people come on retreats on their own and I will team you up into sharing rooms. Accommodation assigned on first-come first-served basis.
- 10 yoga classes, 90 minutes each
- 6 nights accommodation
- 1 thai yoga massage per guest
- 1 thai yoga massage workshop
- Sound healing session
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
- Goodies bag
Yoga mats, blocks, bolsters, straps will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
What’s not included:
- Flights and Airport Shuttle (we can advise and help with this)
- Extra activities like massages, Surf/SUP Lessons, Bike Rentals, Horse Ridding, Kayaking Trips
- Private Sessions
- Travel Insurance
To secure your place a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the value is required.
Remaining balance by 1st of July. Payment can be done via bank transfer or paypal
E-mail Catarina: firstname.lastname@example.org