RETREAT, OCTOBER 15th TO 17th, ALENTEJO
ASHTANGA YOGA & SURF RETREAT,
OCTOBER 15TH TO 17TH,
IN HERDADE DA MATINHA, IN CERCAL, ALENTEJO
3 days in one of our favorite places, where every nook and cranny invite you to stop, feel and breathe.
October 15th, Friday
from 3 pm – Arrival, distribution of rooms, small reception of
6 pm – Introduction to Retreat+ Ashtanga Yoga Class+ Guided Relaxation – it is a practice that starts from the outside in because it emphasizes the power of breathing to calm our mind. (2h)
8 pm – Dinner prepared by the Matinha restaurant.
October 16th, Saturday
8 am – Meditation – Meditating is more than just standing still and eyes closed, and it is possible for everyone, even those who define themselves as nervous, anxious or stressed.
8.30 am – Ashtanga Yoga Class + Guided Relaxation – awakens the body and mind, through the combination of breathing with a dynamic series of movements and postures. (2h)
10.30 am – Breakfast.
11.30 am – Departure to the beach. With the option to enjoy one of our favorite beaches, and or surf with Jo Bento, who was a professional surfer, and one of the references of Portuguese surfing. (2h)
1.30 pm – Time to enjoy Herdade da Matinha.
5.30 pm – Yoga, Health and Wellness Workshop. Theory full of practical and accessible contents to take to your day-to-day+ Yoga Class and Guided Relaxation – a practice to stretch and recover. You will learn to let go of the shackles of what you lived in the past, and also to let go of the anxieties about what your future will be, to be and live calmly in the present. (2.30h)
8:30 pm – Dinner.
October 17th, Sunday
8 am – Meditation – when the body and mind learn to calm down, we observe without interfering, and we become witnesses to the narratives and stories we tell ourselves.
8.30 am – Ashtanga Yoga Class+ Guided Relaxation – and a practice that emphasizes the strength of your consistency, your focus and your joy. (2h)
10.30 am – Breakfast.
11.30 am – Walk through the valleys that surround Matinha – there are places that have the power to bring out our best. (1.30h)
1 pm – Farewell. (30m).
Vera Simões & Jo Bento – www.ashtangacascais.com
Herdade da Matinha – www.herdadedamatinha.com
Mandatory Covid test.