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THE CONSCIOUS LIVING

Yoga & Personal Development Retreat

22 - 27 May / 1- 6 October 

Ericeira, Portugal

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Imagine yourself on the beautiful and sunny coastal line of Portugal, staying at a local hotel with four acres of organic gardens, surrounded by nature and the

Atlantic Ocean at your doorstep.

Yoga. Healthy Food. Like-minded community. Beach time.

And plenty of time to rest and explore our beautiful surroundings.

This retreat is much more than just another holiday, it's a real opportunity for you to learn new tools to make a change in life, to get to know yourself better and for personal transformation. Through yoga, breathwork, meditation, journalling and workshops like emotional intelligence and mindset change through neurolinguistics (NLP).

This retreat promises to be a nutrition to the body and soul.

DAY 1

  2pm/Arrival

       5pm/Welcome Talk & Restorative Yoga

  7pm/Dinner 

DAY 2

8am/Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation

(Root Chakra - Hips)

10am/Breakfast

12pm/Nature Walk

2pm/Lunch

4pm/Breathwork + Meditation

7pm/Dinner

DAY 3

8am/Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation

(Solar Plexus - Twist & Core)

10am/Breakfast

11am/Massage, Surf or Free Time

(optional add on activities)

2pm/Lunch

3pm/Emotional Intelligence Workshop

with Dr Danielle Capella

5pm Sunset Walk & Silent Meditation

7.30pm/Dinner

DAY 4

8am/Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation

(Heart Chakra - Backbends)

10am/Breakfast

11am/Massage, Surf or Free Time

(optional add on activities)

2pm/Lunch

4pm/Train Your Mind with NLP

6pm/Restorative Yoga

7.30pm/Dinner

DAY 5

8am/Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation

(Crown Chakra - Inversions)

10am/Breakfast

11am/Massage, Surf or Free Time

(optional add on activities)

2pm Lunch

4.30pm/Breathwork

5.30pm/Ecstatic Dance

8pm/Music Night

DAY 6

8am/Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation

10am/Picnic in the Forest & Closing Ceremony

12pm/Check out

Main Teacher

Karol De Souza's journey in holistic therapies started very early in life, from more or less the age of eight her father taught her different breathing and meditation techniques, spoke about things like dealing with negative emotions, awareness and being in the present; all in a very fun and relatable way for a child.

 

At the age of sixteen (2004) Karol started her Yoga practice in her hometown in south Brazil. Later on Karol moved to Australia to get her Bachelor University Degree in International Business and a few years later she decided to quit her work and follow her passion for Yoga. Karol has visited India twice for long seasons to study Hatha, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Therapy and Meditation. But she didn't stop threre, her curiosity for all things related to spirituality and the human subconscious mind took her to study Neurolinguistics Programming (NLP) and more recently she's been dedicating herself to studying other tools for self awareness and personal development.

 

Karol has been teaching yoga, running and directing her own Yoga & Personal Development retreats in Europe and around the world since 2017. Karol teaches the art of creative and intuitive Vinyasa Flow, Pranyama, Yoga Alignment and also incorporates other tools to Personal Development to her retreat experiences; like journaling, breath work sessions, dynamic workshops in Nlp and more.

 

After years travelling and teaching around the world Karol has settled in a small coastal town in Portugal, where the retreat takes place. Besides being a dedicated Yoga teacher she's also an enthusiastic vegan food chef, a passionate surfer, world traveller and nature lover.

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What to expect from this Retreat? 

During the course of 6 days I will share tools that helped me to create a better and happier life for myself. Besides, this will be an opportunity for you to rest and reset your mind & body from daily life stress.

 

In addition to our daily Yoga practice, Pranayama (breathing) and Meditation we will have workshops on specific topics like for emotional intelligence (read more about it here), unlocking your full potential through neurolinguistics programming (read more about NLP here), breathwork and dynamic meditation (read more about breathwork here), etc. Every practice and workshop is carefully thought of with the purpose of helping you work on yourself.

But don't worry! It's not just about hard work, we will also have plenty of time to take nature walks, go to the beach, take massages or try out surfing!

 

We provide full board during the retreat, we have selected the most amazing chefs in town to serve you a mind blowing gastronomical experience! Almost all the produce we use is locally sourced from organic farms nearby, and whatever we can't source locally we make sure to be organic and fair trade. From the milk and spreads we serve during breakfast, to the vegan cheeses and delicious desserts, everything is homemade and carefully thought of to be the most CONSCIOUS CHOICE available. All the meals are vegan, special diets can be catered for if you let us know in advance.