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Bahia is a land of natural beauty,endless white sandy pristine beaches, where the tropical climate is favorable all year round. Tropical rainforests as your back ground,Cliffs and the Ocean. Where the people and culture,a mixture of native Indians and Africans influenced by a European, Barroque, Neo classical and modern style will welcome you with warmth and smiles.Where the local food will tickle your taste buds, where the music will enchant and where the whistling coconut trees will be your haven for your Yoga and meditation retreat in Bahia Brazil.
The retreat place is nestled on an 8,000 meter squared coconut grove, between the river and the ocean, surrounded by beautiful green plush. A scenic walk and you are near one of the world's top ten most beautiful beaches voted by Conde Naste travellers. Prized for its exclusive off the beaten path location and beauty.
Rustic style bungalows are beach front tastefully decorated and very private, the only noise you will hear will be the sound of the ocean and the rustling of the coconut trees and your air-conditioning of course.
The retreat center has nine rooms and sleeps up to 25 people. All rooms overlook the ocean and are equipped with air-conditioners, ceiling fans, comfortable orthopedic box beds, fresh white crisp linens, a frigobar, a lanai, and deck chairs or hammock. Some rooms closer to the main buildings have Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi is offered in the common areas of the retreat. All rooms are tastefully decorated, fresh towels, and room service is provided daily. All rooms feature a private bath and can sleep two to four people per room.
The room options available are private room or bungalow, shared room, triple room, or quadruple room.
Abria Joseph, Vinyasa flow yoga instructor, TEDX speaker, and handpan musician, together with Donna-Tienne, founder of Manoahretreats and yoga retreat Brazil, will be providing a week of transformation of the self. This is not a regular yoga retreat. You will be offered two daily yoga classes and in depth workshops of comprehensive yoga education, inspirational music, and lectures to super charge your practice and life. Enjoy morning group meditation sessions followed by a 60-minute alignment-based Vinyasa flow yoga class that includes sound healing tones of the handpan during your Savasana.
In the afternoons, you are welcome to join the group in the yoga shala overlooking the serene river for an opening therapeutic Yin yoga class followed by a Yoga Nidra (guided meditation) session by Donna-Tienne to the healing sounds of the hand pan with Abria and guest musicians. During some of the days in this retreat, there will be partner yoga sessions and healing circles. After your evening meal, the group will gather around a bonfire on the beach for inspirational TEDX talks from Abria, healing circles with music, and watch falling stars, which is the simple pleasures of mindful living.
During the yoga immersion, you will revitalize your mind and body. You will have daily morning yoga practice await you in the yoga pavilion that overlooks the ever-changing colors of the river. The sounds of nature will lull you to a meditative state during your yoga practice. In the afternoon, Yoga Nidra sessions will allow you to silence your mind.
A farm-to-table buffet breakfast with fresh tropical fruits and local delicacies awaits you after your practice followed by beautiful morning walks along the pristine beaches and tide pools. The sounds of the crystal clear waters of the ocean crashing on the sandy shores will leave a smile of joy on your face. Afternoons will be filled with fun eco- activities or holistic massage therapies.
A Dutch-Indonesian native, Donna’s journey to yoga was discovered on the islands of the Gods, Bali in 1986. This is where she lived, created a family, and worked. Donna enthusiastically studied the art of Ashtanga yoga under the principles of Sri Pattabi Jois for 15 years. Being blessed to live amongst a culture so rich in daily spiritual practices, her daily exposure to the Hindu culture and Buddhist practice is what kindled her desire to seek and delve deeper into her inner truth and find her true awakening.
This retreat will be located in Bahia, Brazil. It is a land of natural beauty, endless white sandy pristine beaches where the tropical climate is favorable all year round. Bahia is a place where the people and culture, which is a mixture of native Indians and Africans influenced by a European, Barroque, Neo-classical, and modern style will welcome you with warmth and smiles.
This little fishing villa is unquestionably the most beautiful situated within the National Park Monte Pascoal, which is an ecological preserve, surrounded by calm waters from the river that meet with the ocean and divides civilization from primitive life. You will find pristine white sandy beaches lined with coconut trees, surrounded by cliffs, and crystal clear waters. The retreat is conveniently located, a short walk into the village for cute boutiques, restaurants, and bars. Picture perfect beaches are close by, such as Corumbao or visit the hip town nearby of Trancoso for your day trips.
The local food will tickle your taste buds, where the music will enchant and where the whistling coconut trees will be your haven for your yoga and meditation retreat. The secluded location is at the very southern part of Bahia, which is approximately 70 kilometers south from Porto Seguro Airport (BPS). It is known for its natural richness and historical beauty, a perfect place to cure and recharge your accumulated day-to-day stress.
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Bahia yoga retreat takes the folklore and tasty ingredients of the Bahian cuisine and integrates them with an original accent into a healthy diet designed for yogis. The vegetarian meals are wholesome and healthy-style based on locally grown produce and freshly caught fish and seafood. All meals can include gluten-free, pescatarian, and vegan options. Meals served at the retreat are buffet style with delicious local delicacies. Herbal teas, infused waters, and bottled water is available for purchase and drinkable free-flowing alkaline water is available direct from the source throughout your stay. Fresh local fruit juices, coconut water, and Acai are available upon request and charged to your room.
Make your own keepsake during your jewelry-making workshops with the local Indian tribal women. Enjoy a horseback ride along the white sandy beaches or swim with the turtles amongst the coral reefs. Visit neighboring beaches or silently surrender in your hammock overlooking the ocean with your favorite book and a refreshing cold coconut. Take a beautiful scenic stand up paddle to ride up the river and enjoy the local village scenery. This sanctuary is not known to the common tourist. Manoahretreats guarantee that you will fall in love with this place and come back from your yoga retreat in perfect harmony with nature, mind, body, and spirit.
There are many types of holistic massage therapies available at an additional cost, such as Ayurvedic, therapeutic, lymphatic drainage, and hot stone massages.
Guests should book a flight to Porto Seguro Airport (BPS). Direct flights from the United States are available with United Airlines in connections in Sao Paolo or Rio de Janeiro. Airport transfers available upon request. Ground and boat transfers from Porto Seguro Airport (BPS) is included in the price.