Ashtanga Yoga & Surf Retreat, 25-27 October, in the beautiful Herdade da Matinha, Alentejo.

The entire Retreat is organized to participate in a program of classes and actividades of pure connection and inspiration  to know the best version of yourself!




October 25th, Friday

from 3 pm – Arrival+ Distribution of rooms+ Small welcome reception.

6 pmIntroduction to the Retreat+ Ashtanga Yoga Guided Practice+ Relaxation – end your day with the best of life, learn to release tension, inwardly embrace yourself and relax! (2.30h)

9 pm – Dinner, with an incredible menu prepared by the experienced restaurant of Herdade da Matinha.


October 26, Saturday

7.30 am – Ashtanga Yoga Class – Mysore Style for more experienced practitioners. 9 am – Guided Lesson for Beginners to Yoga. (This year’s edition of Ashtanga Yoga & Surf will have two morning classes so that everyone, those who are experienced practitioners, and those who have never done Yoga, can fully enjoy this transforming practice!

10 am – Breakfast.

11.30 am – time to go out to the beach, and enjoy surfing with Jo Bento, who has more than 25 years of experience! But if you think you do not want to surf, you can always enjoy walking, diving, and being in one of our favorite places on the Alentejo coast!

2.30 pm – Lunch and pause to enjoy Matinha.

6 pm – Lecture Inspire – to look internally at yourself, to remove all the “no”, “if” and “but”, and to fill yourself with inspiration, gratitude and well-being!+ Stretching & Recovery Sequence – creating space within your body can be one of the ways to bring flexibility to your mind+ rest. (2.30h)

8.30 pm – Dinner.


October 27, Sunday

7.30 am – Ashtanga Yoga Class – Mysore Style for more experienced practitioners. 9am – Guided Lesson for Beginners to Yoga.

10 am – Breakfast.

11am – Walking through the valleys of Matinha+ Moment of meditation – we will show you how you can renew your energy, calm the mind, or simply provide a moment of pause and connection in your daily life. (1.30h)

2 pm – Lunch.

3.30pm – Farewell Ritual – you will feel that you have really been able to stop, feel and breathe, and that you have gained real instruments to continue to deepen your best version, the one where you are present and free of judgments! (1h)



Vera Simões & Jo Bento


Herdade da Matinha



OUR RETREATS ARE ORGANIZED TO PROVIDE YOU THE ENVIRONMENT FOR A DEEP IMMERSION TO YOUR POTENTIALITIES! Everyone is welcome, men and women, experienced practitioners and beginners to Yoga. People who like to walk and surf and everyone who does not intend to do these activities. Come alone, with some of your favorite family members, and your group of friends!




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