Ibiza, 15 - 21 st of August
Zara Rutherford, Ola Jas & Guest Facilitators
Organic Alchemy Yoga~ Meditation ~ Thai Massage ~ AcroYoga ~ Sound Journey ~ Dance ~ Adventure Excursions
Join us for a week of reconnecting into your body while discovering Ibiza’s beautiful nature by taking you to some of our favourite and incredible spots, eating delicious healthy vegan meals and connecting into your body through yoga, movement and playful interactions with others.
WHAT ITS ALL ABOUT?
Are you looking for a break, time to connect with your body, your health and with Nature???
A perfect place to recharge, reconnect, detox and feel vibrant in your life as we guide you through this weeks Retreat that will inspire you to experience a vibrant and healthy lifestyle and explore a variety of movement practices from different types of Yoga to more playful connection through Partner Yoga, Acroyoga, Thai Massage, Movement explorations, Sound Journey & Dance.
We will also take you to some magical spots on the island to discover and also option of organising SUP yoga, Kayak & massages if you want (at an extra cost).
Besides the promise of a juicy, chilled and empowering week, let some space for the unexpected to arise, be open to new experiences and discover Ibiza’s magic.
Yoga classes are Vinyasa based (connecting breath with movement in a dynamic flow). Inspired by many forms of Yoga from Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga and Yin Yoga, she integrates a variety of qualities in her teachings. Cultivating strength, flexibility & alignment through dynamic and strengthening asanas as well as deep release with more restorative and passive asanas. There is a focus on cultivating stillness and inner listening as you are guided to direct your awareness and breath into the body to release unnecessary tensions. With Yoga Flow get ready to feel invigorated, with greater peace, balance and an overall wellbeing in your body, mind & spirit.
Playful Connection: During these sessions we invite playful forms of interaction as we explore movement and expression through different dynamics and fun exercises through Acroyoga which blends the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics, and the loving kindness of healing arts. A practice that goes beyond the technique and cultivates trust, playfulness, and community. Classes will be accesible for everyone, as we will design the classes based on everyones level so from the most beginner to advanced practitioner will be able to learn and meet their edge in a fun and playful space
Somatic practices are a way of observing and exploring ourselves through sensations, movements, perceptions,emotions and the natural surroundings. these will be mindful and interactive exercises related to the body, movement and breath as ways to raise our level of curiosity, perception and sensitivity.
Thai Massage also know as 'ancient healing touch' is more then just a massage, it is a dance between giver and receiver, conecting to loving kindness, working on the many layers of the body through the energy lines and your own presence. We will be sharing with you the essence of the practice, the principles as well as a variety of techniques that will support you in your sensitivity, healing touch and your own unique dance of giving thai massage. We will also be taking you through therapeautic flying wonderland and exporing the many ways you can lengthen, twist, sretch and massage someone flying.
We are seeing that not only movement/ body practices allow us to express and connect with our Essence (our Truth) but also the power of sound, voice and music that is the primordial vibration of our existence.
In this week of movement explorations we are bringing together some incredible Ibiza talent of musicians for an evening experiences cultivating the fire in our hearts through Kirtan and delighting the soul with healing sounds and ecstatic dance.
These are some of the possible evening events that will be offered at our retreats: Chakra Sound healing Journey, Kiran, Ecstatic Dance, 5Rhythms, Live musicians and hang concert……
Experience the magics of Ibiza, we offer two excursions out to some of our favourite beach and sunset spots as well as offering an activity such as Acroyoga beach session, photoshoots, somatic exploration in nature or in the water and a delicious sunset picnic on the beach.
Also leave some space for the unexpected, that which arises in the moment as from this space is where many beautiful experiences arise.
Immerse yourself in a relaxed environment to nurture yourself and leave behind the stresses of your daily life.
Be inspired by healthy living and raising your vibration through pure foods, fresh air, being surrounded by nature and sharing with like minded people.
Whether you are a beginner, or you’re an experienced yogi, learn and deepen your practice and discover new forms of movement, connection and expression through Acroyoga, Thai Massage and Playful Connection.
Delight in all the benefits that the Yoga has to offer bringing more flexibility, relaxation into your body and mind giving you an overall sense of well being.
IS THIS FOR EVERYONE??
Where ever you are on your yogic practice you will be acompanied to deepen and awaken into new spaces, adapting to wherever you are at and learning to listen to your body. For those that want an extra challenge and go deeper into handstand, arm balances for example we can offer personalised attention.
Not sure about Acroyoga and getting upside down? don’t worry we offer different elements of the practice that are accesible to everyone and depending on the interest and level of the group the practice will be adjusted. Its not so much about doing acrobatics but more about reaching new heights, building trust and new forms of connection.
Ibiza is renowned for parties, but the mystic north with its wild nature and incredible beaches can only seduce soul seekers. Can Lotus, located in the countriside among pine forests overlooking the sea and hills is an authentic Finca Ibizenca is a perfect and intimate setting for this journey of movement and self discovery.
Can Lotus offers comfortable and cozy accomodation in beautifully remodelled rustic house. There are open chill out areas such as under the carob tree, on the roof tops and a wooden deck which will be our playground space for the week. All directions of the Finca lead out into nature where you can explore a little walk in the forest and breathe in the vibrant surroundings.
There will also be a few excursion/ beach trips to some of our favourite secret spots on the island to enjoy the crystal clear waters, soak up the sun and see the sunset.
Ibiza has much to offer and if you have a few days extra you can explore the island’s wild, lively and colourful markets, stunning sunsets, sacred sites and alternative events and activities.
Inspire a healthy diet into your life through our amazing Vegan chef that will also give you a class on tips and how to make your own healthy vegan delights.
We will be offering a Brunch at around 11 am and dinner at 19:00 (with exceptions of Picnics on the beach that will be at sunset, there will also be fruits and nuts available and fresh flavoured waters, tea during the morning before yoga and throughout the day.
We provide high vibrational food that nourishes and made with a lot of love, always trying to use local produce and organic as much as possible. The meals will be mainly vegan with a few execptions of eggs or bread on the side on some days but always with vegan/gluten free option.
We avoid the use of processed sugar, refined flours and coffee to give this opportunity to clean the body and see how it feels with such pure foods. There is a balance with protein dishes through beans, quinoa, seaweeds and seeds and there will be some sweet healthy delights every once in a while to please the inner child.
We encourage people to rent a car, or coordinate with a few others to share a car so that during the free time you can explore, go to the beach or check out some places we can suggest to you like the San Juan Market, Hippy Markets, places to eat and some of our favourite beaches or kayak & SUP excursions.
* We include the transportation to Beniras beach excursion, San Juan Market, Atlantis and to Namaste Party
Early Bird till (until 15/06/19) – Please inquire for prices
To reserve your spot fill out Book Now and we will send you further details
Our package includes:
6 nights accommodation in shared room with one or two other people.
All meals are vegan with an emphasis on seasonal and local produce.
Excursion to beaches and market
All Activities and personalised attention to help you develop your practice
Suggestions for exploring the island and arrangements of extra activities
Teas, fruits and snacks available throughout te day