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~ ABOUT THE RETREAT ~
EARLYBIRD NOW OPEN!
We have a collection of homely and wonderfully English cottages on a private farm overlooking the beautiful Devon countryside.
There is a range of bed options to suit everyone and here are a few of the facilities
* Private outdoor heated pool area.
* Indoor trampoline to practice your saltos!
* Tennis court
* Horse riding school
* Multiple indoor living rooms and areas to relax or socialise
* Large outdoor terrace areas
* Many bedrooms and bathrooms
* We’re just an hour from the beaches!
* Indoor and outdoor training space with acrobatics matting
The retreat runs from Friday 15th September - Friday 22nd September.
There will be a comprehensive, non-obligatory 6-day schedule of amazing workshops, classes and activities.
Minimum of 2 workshops per day, with the retreat being led by four+ teachers!
We will cover AcroYoga, pops, sequencing, whips, Icarian games, standing acro, acrodance, handstands and much more. Giving you a superior range of tuition.
*PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS OPEN TO ALL LEVELS, BUT IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR TOTAL BEGINNERS. IF YOU ARE UNSURE, PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH - WE ARE ACCOMODATING =)*
It is a prerequisite that participants can:
- Handstand against the wall for at least 30 seconds.
- Do the following positions (basing and/or flying), without hands-on spotting:
*reverse star/ rev shoulderstand on feet.
*L-basing foot to hand.
*2-high/standing on shoulders.
Morning or evening workshops in yoga and massage will also be offered.
BEACH DAY! There will be an optional rest day for some sand, (hopefully) sun, and fun!
*schedule subject to change to fit around energy levels.
FULL SET UP OF ACROBATICS MATS AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDED.
The retreat will be taught in English.
On the rest day, you will have the option of full use of the facilties and there is also a horseriding school on the farm if that takes your fancy.
We will also run an optional beach trip day for some sun, sea and sand.
Three delicious and nutritious vegetarian or vegan meals will be provided and cooked in house by our chef.
With the addition of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks provided for the evenings.
We recommend buddying up with other lovely people who are driving and could collect you en route to reduce the carbon footprint of the retreat.
If you are coming via public transport, we will arrange for all of those people to be collected at a set time from the nearest train station.
Julee is a full time yoga & acroyogi teacher. She has been teaching yoga for 13 years and acroyoga for a couple of years.
She was a gymnast and cheerleader in her teens and has always been participating and competing in games and sports since she was 11. In her 20’s she was a competitive wakeboarder and it was injury that led her to yoga. She tried acroyoga in 2009 and fell in love with it straight away. She especially love creating flows and icarian games.
She currently teaches acroyoga and yoga full time in Surrey and trains regularly with her teaching team and training partners.
Matt thrives when those around him succeed. Growing up playing team sports instilled a strong sense in him for the power of bringing together people’s strengths to achieve more. As a young adult, his discovery of yoga began a journey that led to finding AcroYoga, bringing back that sense of connecting with others to achieve more together in his adult life.
Originally training in Sivananda yoga, Matt has explored and trained in a wide assortment of yoga styles, both dynamic and restorative, embracing the importance of moving the body in a variety of ways. He has practiced and trained this variety beyond yoga in the areas of floor work, handstands, AcroYoga, and partner acrobatics. He also enjoys mountain biking, swimming, hiking, and long walks with his dogs. Matt is particularly passionate about Thai yoga massage, having completed more than 220 training hours and equally as many in giving massage.
In teaching, Matt encourages his key values of commitment, gentleness, and patience in sharing his passions for movement with you. Leaning on his own transformative experiences that take us beyond just the skills of yoga and acrobatics, Matt is dedicated to building community by bringing people together, including helping to organise 4 festivals in the UK, including his own.
Joey Adams (Evolution Acrobatics & Yoga):
Joey’s life of movement began through surfing and skateboarding, quickly setting the foundations of body awareness.
It was injury that led Joey first to yoga, AcroYoga and standing acrobatics which offered not only recovery, but beautiful realisations of the path ahead and his natural ability to hold space, coach and teach.
The acrobatic element becoming a new platform for bodily expression and connection, and the yoga/therapeutic elements unlocking deeper body awareness, respect and care.
Joey is a qualified, highly experienced AcroYoga teacher and Power Yoga teacher.
Also a teacher of standing acrobatics through years of studying and learning from many teachers around the world.
Specialties include Icarian games, hand balancing and standing acrodance.
Through these wonderful practices it brings him untold joy to share his knowledge and experience with others, facilitating people to find better connections or even exceed their expectations of their capabilities - physically and mentally.
Expect technique focused tuition, detailed methodology and playful attributes. All in a supportive and positive environment.
Issy is a yoga, acro and handstand teacher currently based at a retreat centre near Cologne in Germany. I have over 6 years experience in the acro/yoga world and am always happy to welcome new faces into the addictive bubble that is acro!
I try to adapt my teaching to the individual - giving space for all learning types and coaching based on specific needs. My aim is to help people feel empowered in their practice - celebrating first time moments and encouraging students to trust in their own abilities.
I completed the Partner Acrobatics teacher training in 2020 and love to teach a bit of everything - L-basing flows, standing acrobatics, fun dancey stuff, handstands, icarian, pops and whips - I love the variety of feelings these different specialities can bring.
**Earlybird** (until 31st March or when all earlybird places are filled):
£600 bunk bed in a shared bedroom (MIXED)
£645 single bed in a shared bedroom (MIXED)
£600 bunk bed in a shared bedroom (FEMALE)
£645 single bed in a shared bedroom (FEMALE)
£675 single bed in a triple room (MIXED)
£700 double room or twin room (price is per person - two will share a room)
**Tier 2** (until 28th July 2022 or when all Tier 2 places are filled):
£650 bunk bed in a shared bedroom (MIXED)
£695 single bed in a shared bedroom (MIXED)
£650 bunk bed in a shared bedroom (FEMALE)
£695 single bed in a shared bedroom (FEMALE)
£725 single bed in a triple room (MIXED)
£750 double room or twin room (price is per person - two will share a room)
**Tier 3** (After 28th July 2022):
£700 bunk bed in a shared bedroom (MIXED)
£745 single bed in a shared bedroom (MIXED)
£700 bunk bed in a shared bedroom (FEMALE)
£745 single bed in a shared bedroom (FEMALE)
£775 single bed in a triple room (MIXED)
£800 double room or twin room (price is per person - two will share a room)
- all tuition with four-six time served and qualified teachers
- 7 nights accommodation
- breakfast, lunch and dinner every day
- wine and non alcoholic options in the evenings
- Full use of the facilities
*transport is not included*
In the event of a UK lockdown, or a block of travel imposed by the government, three options will be offered to participants:
1. FULL refund.
2. Partial refund options combined with acro credit notes for use with our workshops, private tuition and classes.
3. Rollover to a rescheduled date.
please contact us to register and receive your booking form!
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