Men’s Retreats – Yoga Retreat – Praia Do Rosa, Brazil

November 19-26, 2016
A Men’s Yoga Retreat – Praia Do Rosa, Brazil
Hosted by Men’s Retreats

The following event information was obtained from the Men’s Retreat website.

Immerse yourself in the tidal rhythms of Brazil and Men’s Retreats for a week of yoga, strength training and surfing. We’ve booked the exclusive use of one of Brazil’s finest boutique hotels nestled within the subtropical jungle just above the beach. We will offer optional sunrise surf sessions, two daily led group yoga practices, two catered meals every day, and lots of free time for your own local adventures. Antonio, who was born and raised in the area, will be our tour guide providing us with insight for meaningful connections to this vibrant and inclusive culture. Expect colourful expressions of music, food and nature and immerse yourself in the upbeat experience of southern Brazil.  Are you ready for a nourishing week of brotherhood, ocean, and relaxation?

Located in the southern state of Santa Catarina, Praia do Rosa is considered one of the most cosmopolitan and sophisticated, yet fairly untapped beach town. Made from an eco-conscious community of fishermen, surfers, artists, entrepreneurs and expats from neighbouring countries such as Argentina and Uruguay; the town sits high on a bluff above the beach offering beautiful views wherever you look. In winter and spring, the bay becomes a breeding ground for southern right whales, and mothers and calves can be seen from the beach. In spite of its lack of infrastructure, the town offers some of the best cuisine in the region showcasing a variety of flavours using only local ingredients.

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The Facilitators

adam-1Adam Bolton leads classes designed to quiet the mind and inspire the body through music, movement, and breath. His goal is to provide a supportive and inclusive space—safe for students to awaken the body’s vitality, and to release stress patterns. To develop an intelligent, and satisfying yoga practice, Adam integrates conscious alignment and proper breathing techniques into engaging and challenging sequences. To support the constant evolution of realizing your potential, Adam’s classes are an opportunity to clear the slate—physically and emotionally to make space for the connection to spirit.

andrew-1Andrew Bathory is a creative and curious Yoga, Movement and Voice teacher based in Montreal. Co-founder of Element Yoga Montreal, he is well known for his playful, warm and engaging approach to a mindful yoga practice that integrates restorative-based practices as well as the applications of yoga therapeutics. With a background in dance, gymnastics and movement training, Andrew incorporates various forms of movement in his practice both on and off the mat. His classes are delivered with timely pacing, attention to detail, and an artful blend of movement and stillness that ground students in breath and body. It is with this approach that he is able to bring his students a sense of depth, care and vitality.

antonio-1Antonio Lennert is a movement practitioner with a background in surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, Ginástica Natural and yoga. Co-founder of Surf the Greats, he is known for his Surf and SUP Safaris on the Great Lakes and beyond. His movement classes are designed to condition the body for sports that require explosive power, cardiovascular fitness, strength and focus. Antonio’s goal as a mind and body worker is to create a safe space for people to explore themselves while connecting deeply with their natural environments. He believes in meaningful energy exchanges to support individual growth while cultivating practices of positivity and kindness in the world.

Accommodations

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Pousada Casa do Ceo is a little piece of heaven hidden in the Atlantic rainforest. This boutique bed & breakfast blends the architecture of Santa Catarina with the typical decoration, food and hospitality from Minas Gerais. The location allows you to leave the car behind and get lost in nature and in the irresistible charm of this undiscovered beach town. All suites are spacious and super comfortable, around the pool with waterfall and deck with panoramic views to the valley, lagoon and the beautiful dunes of Siriú. The beach and the main street in town are within a 10 minute walk through a tree-covered trail. This is one of those places that once experienced, you will never want to leave.

INCLUDED IN RETREAT

  • 2 daily classes (a dynamic morning practice) & (afternoon/evening – Restorative, Therapeutic, Yoga Tune Up®, Voice Work, Yoga Nidra)
  • 2 daily catered meals (Breakfast, Lunch + snacks and refreshments)
  • Accommodations (6 nights, 7 days)
  • Optional guided nature excursions 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Flights/Transportation
  • Airport transfers
  • Dinners
  • Gratuities for resort staff
  • Surf classes

REGISTRATION

Note that retreat prices listed on the Men’s Retreat website are in Canadian Dollars. This event is limited to a smaller group and likely to sell out and best to register early.

If you have questions concerning the retreat call
Adam Bolton 647.920.9234 | connect@mensretreats.com

Travel questions call
Angie Mammoliti 416-366-1961 | angie.momammoliti@transat.com

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Estr. p/ A Praia do Rosa, 962 - Ibiraquera, Imbituba - SC, 88780-000, Brazil

 

 

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