Join Insta-famous yoga sensation Sjana Elise Earp and movement guru Rod Cooper for a Barefoot Luxury Yoga Retreat (7-12 October 2017, Sumba Island)
The Wild & Free yoga retreat is held at Nihiwatu, which (for the second year in a row) was awarded #1 Hotel in the World by Travel + Leisure. The five-star wellness retreat will gather people from all around the world, with a shared interest in health and travel. Experience barefoot luxury at one of the most beautiful and untouched destinations during this retreat and meet like-minded people who inspire positive change.
Taking place October 7 – 12, this 5-day yoga and movement retreat will include daily yoga at the open-space pavilion, which offers postcard-worthy sunsets and jaw-dropping vistas of Nihiwatu. You will meditate every day and experience a daily movement practice. Furthermore, you will learn inversions, hand balancing, self-massage, spinal health and joint preparation.
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Taught by Sjana Elise Earp, a young Australian yogini, photojournalist and Instagram sensation (@sjanaelise), Earp is an advocate for mental wellness and is passionate about body confidence and women empowerment. She is joined by Rod Cooper (@rodjcooper), owner of The Movement Collective in Australia, who helps people unlock their potential through movement and play, such as hand balancing, acrobatics, flexibility, animal flow, gymnastic and calisthenics.
The retreat will offer a fun and experiential approach to creating and maintaining holistic health, strengthening your personal practice and gaining a deeper understanding about your own abilities and obtaining techniques to overcome fear, self-doubt and negativity.
Prices: US$4,995++ for single occupancy and US$3,495++ for double occupancy.
Prices include airport transfers, full-board accommodation with meals, waterfall adventure with picnic, trek to NihiOka with brunch, snorkeling and organic chocolate making class.
In addition to the Wild & Free retreat, Nihiwatu is now also offering year-round Barefoot Luxury Retreats for those who are looking for a wellness experience beyond standard hotel yoga. Nihiwatu’s Yoga & Wellness Director, Mary Tilson who leads the retreats, is trained in Hatha, Power Vinyasa, Restorative, Spine Disfunction and Anatomy, as well as Yoga Therapy.
As part of the Barefoot Luxury Retreats, guests will also have the chance to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime wellness experience at the NihiOka Spa Safari, where unlimited spa treatments in a private bale with breathtaking views, healthy cuisine and two private beaches are just some of the offerings that await you in paradise.