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Imagine relaxing on a white sand beach of a crystal clear lagoon, and drinking from a fresh green coconut. Picture yourself hiking through the mountains of the lush Atlantic rainforest and cooling off in amazing hidden waterfall pools. Envision living the peaceful practice of yoga in a tropical paradise unlike any other.
Yoga teachers Jessica Lee and Claudia Miranda will be hosting an off-the-beaten path yoga adventure in the northern region of Rio de Janeiro. You will get the best of Brazilian nature by spending your trip on the beautiful beaches of Buzios/Arraial do Cabo and in Lumiar, a protected nature reserve high up in the mountains of the beautiful Atlantic Rainforest.
In addition to daily yoga and meditation practice, you will enjoy guided excursions, massage, delicious vegetarian meals, live music and other cultural treats. This is truly an opportunity to see Brazil in a way few tourists do! It is also an opportunity to dive deeply into yoga practice and lifestyle in a way few practitioners ever do.
The maximum participants in the group is 10.
There are three types of accommodation for this retreat:
Shared suite (up to 3 people)
Private couples suite
A typical day during the retreat will look like this:
08:00 - 09:00: Yoga asana practice
09:00 - 10:00: Breakfast
10:00 - 14:00: Excursion
14:00 - 18:00: Lunch and free time
18:00 - 19:00: Meditation and pranayama
19:00 - 20:00: Dinner
20:00 - 21:00: Campfire and mantra
Buzios Beach Tour
Guided excursions to the islands and beaches of Arrial do Cabo
Mountain rainforest waterfall Jeep Tour
Waterfalls of Sana Tour
All excursions are included in the package, however guests are welcome to participate in as many or few as they like.
Jessica is trained in Vinyasa, Hatha, and Ashtanga yoga. She also leads the Kirtan and sacred sound group of Surya Gita who will play live and lead Kirtans during the retreat.
You will get the best of Brazilian nature by spending half your trip on the pristine beaches and islands of Buzios/Arraial do Cabo and the other portion in Lumiar, a protected nature reserve high up in the mountains of the beautiful Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil.
You will be served delicious and healthy vegetarian food.
You will have the chance to enjoy a massage, live music and other cultural treats.
One massage is included in your package. Additional massage, Energy healing, or Reiki available upon request
Arrive at Rio de Janeiro, Galeo International Airport (GIG) at 8 a.m. on Sunday. You will be picked up from the airport and the pickup is included in the price.