This will be a full week of yoga, acroyoga and thai massage bliss


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Embark on this 7 days summer retreat in Portugal, where one can immerse himself/herself in the strengthening practice of yoga, the joy and delight of acroyoga and the healing effects of Thai massage.
You will get the chance to slow down, taking the time to connect to yourself, the beautiful people around and Mother Earth, mesmerised by the sound and beauty of nature, healthy food, indoor and outdoor practices and tranquility.
This retreat focuses on the refinement of sensitivity of contact, on deepening communication skills and on increasing awareness about the capacity to trust and support within the practice. It will deepen the feeling of belonging to the community as well.
Join the acroyoga journey, a playful way to enhance your own practice through partner work.
Acroyoga is a community-based practice that encourages personal transformation. Acroyoga invites you to experience the full spectrum of your being through opportunities to: give and receive; support and be supported; experience strength and sensitivity. It is a systematic approach to health and healing designed to be accessible for every practitioner. The best part is that it is fun to do and fun to watch.Date: 25th to 31st July 2021

The main teachers

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Location:


Monte Orada is a family run, eco-sustainable, community based retreat centre, nestled in 71 ha of nature and privacy, created with the aim of expanding health and proposing purposeful transformational moments.Located at Portugal’s Southwest Atlantic Coast, bordering Algarve, Orada combines an amazing host, spectacular wild Surf beaches and the authentic countryside tranquility of Alentejo. 1,5 hours away from Faro airport and 2,5 hours away from Lisbon, this isolated evergreen valley creates an abundant oasis where two creeks come together, as a womb to nourish an ancient lush forest and wildlife vistas.
If you love nature, healthy & organically grown food and are looking for peace, tranquility, soul nourishment, this is the place to be.
The buildings and retreat facilities were reconstructed using traditional and organic materials (adobe) giving this beautiful property not only an authentic Portuguese feel, but also providing a healthy and comfortable environment in all weather. Besides your own accommodation, all guests have access for free to all shared spaces: Biopool, Canteen, Meditation Temple, Chill­out Panoramic Solarium, Terrace, stone oven, natural amphitheater lounge and all 71 hectares of the ranch, hiking trails, creeks.
To have an idea of how it looks, visit Orada’s website

The location

Food:


As a permaculture inspired retreat center with the aim of health and transformation, Orada provides delicious and nutritious vegetarian food which comes mostly straight from the gardens. Organic greens and herbs are grown in the mandala gardens, as well as pines, cork oaks and arbutus berries. The menu is consciously prepared to be healthy and balanced, nutritious and tasty using seasonal products.

The schedule:


(Slight changes may occur)

07.30-08.00 Morning meditation
08.00-09.00 Yoga
09.00-10.00 Breakfast
10.30-13.00 Solar practice ( Acroyoga,dance, handstands, animal movement, creativity work… )
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-17.00 Free time (siesta, pool acrobatics, sunbathing on the terrace, jam session, beach time…)
17.00-19.00 Lunar part (Thai massage & therapeutic flying)
19.30-20.30 Dinner
20.30-21.30 Kirtan, games, star gazing, fire circle, surprises.

The teaching team:


INEZ ALMEIDA

Inez

is an Acroyoga & Yoga teacher, Actress, Dancer and Thai massage therapist. She has been drawn to movement since she can remember and it took her to explore many different forms and styles.
Movement is energy moving, unblocking, freeing itself, expressing life through the body.
Her movement journey started at the age of 9 in the Ballet Conservatory of Lisbon where she studied for several years.
Inez has a Bachelor in physical acting from the Theatre University of Amsterdam, she is a certified teacher in both Acroyoga international (http://www.acroyoga.org) and Montreal style (https://acroyoga.com), she is a Yoga teacher and holds also a certificate in healing Thai yoga massage. She has been working as a freelance traveling extensively in several continents with her artistic work, and has been teaching Acroyoga intensively throughout the past few years in many communities in Europe.
Her love for movement and its healing powers have brought her to explore different ways to access that sacred place where transformation can occur. She believes in sharing with an open heart, creating space for connection, trust and intimacy, allowing love to flow freely.
Get to know more about her by taking a peek into her page with videos and photos:
https://www.facebook.com/ClapYourWings

FRANCESCO SEMINO

Francesco


Acroyoga teacher since 2011!
Solar Acrobatic training immersion certified!
I love to bring happiness and joy in my workshop as much I can bring also quality content.
I’m from Genoa (Italy), and I’m graduated in Performing Arts at the Milan University (even if I was spending more time clowing around and doing clowntherapy in the hospital!). Before find a serious job I decided to go for a residential Sivananda-vedanta Yoga TTC 2011 and my life changed. I’m also Circus trainer certified by Tor Vergata University in Rome. I found in AcroYoga the way to unify yoga consciousness with circus arts. I did AcroYoga Montreal TTC and AcroYoga level 2. I love Residential retreat and ImmersionS. I teach regular class of acroyoga and circus for kids with Synergika in Genoa and during the weekend workshops or retreats all around Italy.
Get to know more about him by taking a peek into his page with videos and photos:
https://www.facebook.com/acroseeds

Investment:


840€ EARLY BIRD until 1st of May 2021
910€ after 1st of May 2021
Deposit of 250€ (non-refundable except due to covid-19 related issues-see below cancelation policy ), rest to be paid latest by the 25th of June 2021.What does the price include:
– Sleeping in shared rooms
– Three vegetarian organic meals per day.
– Fruit and tea available at all time.
– All the classes of movement, Yoga, Acroyoga and Thai Yoga massage.
– Accessibility to all the facilities (bio pool, meditation temple, solarium terrace, etc.)
– A personal photoshoot and a group photoshoot
What does it NOT include:
– Single room (available at an extra fee)
– Travel expenses from/ to the location
– Any extra activity


Cancellation policy:


If we would need to cancel the retreat due to Covid-19 related issues, we will give all participants a full refund!
Otherwise we keep it as usual but with lower prices:Non-refundable deposit of 250€
Rest of the fee to be paid before 25th of June 2021
Cancellations before 25th of June, 60% refund.
Cancellations from 25th of June until 11th of July 30% refund of the total assuming the payment has been made in due time.
14 days prior to event no refund.
For further information contact:
clapyourwings@gmail.com 

Pic credits to the amazing Katharina Bauer

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