Surf & Yoga Retreat - Healing with the elements
Join Catarina for a 7 day unique experience at Vida Pura with yoga twice a day, surf, massages, nourishing food, sound healing and beautiful accommodation surrounded by nature under the Portuguese sun.
Type of Event
2nd of September
Check in at 15:00. 1st class at 17.30
8th of September
Check out at 11.00
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.
The schedule will run as the following with exception on Day 01 and on the last day (8th of September).
DINAMIC VINYASA FLOW (Mandala or Rocket)
LUNCH (Packed lunch or on site)
17.30 YIN YOGA & MEDITATION
The 1st day starts with the evening class at 17.30, check in from 15.00
The last day will run until breakfast.
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.
-10 yoga classes, 90 minutes each
-6 nights accommodation
-1 surf lesson or 1 massage
- sound healing session
-All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
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