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Monchique-Portimão

6 Days Acro Retreat for Beginners and Intermediate in the south of Portugal

6 Days Acro Retreat for Beginners and Intermediate in the south of Portugal
6 Days Acro Retreat for Beginners and Intermediate in the south of Portugal

WHEN & WHERE

18. Apr. 2024, 13:00 GMT+1 – 23. Apr. 2024, 14:00 GMT+1

Monchique-Portimão, 799X+952, 8500 Portimão, Portugal

ABOUT

Hey Acro Gang!

Join us for our Beginners+ Intermediate Acro Retreat in the breathtaking landscapes of Portugal's Algarve!

Immerse yourself in six days of joy, connection, and self-discovery guided by your Teachers Juri and Angelique.

Escape the City and embrace the stunning Nature of Portugal as you explore the fusion of Acrobatics, Yoga, Acro-fitness and Thai-Massage!

Our carefully curated workshops are designed for enthusiastic beginners to experienced Intermediates.

Discover the power of trust, community building and communication as Juri and Angelique, with their infectious energy and expertise, lead you through helpful tecniques, playful sessions and empowering Workouts.

Whether you're flying/basing for the first time or refining your skills as an experienced, this retreat is a celebration of community and personal growth.

Nestled in the stunning mountains of Monchique, we will provide you with 3 delicious Vegan/Veggie meals from a local Chef, a Sauna und Jaquzzi to recover after a intense Workshop and of course an exciting Training Schedule surrounded by nature and sunshine!

Don't miss this opportunity to unwind, (re-)connect with like-minded souls and elevate your Acro practice to literarly new heights. You can come with or without a Acro-Partner!

Spots are limited, so grab yours soon!

We can´t wait to go on this journey with you full of laughter, learning and lovingly lasting memories!

6 Days Schedule

(can vary in time and topic shortly before the event)

Day 1: Arrival

13:00-14:30 Lunch Buffet

16:00-18:00 Welcoming & Acro & Games

18:00-19:00 Jam & Decompression

19:00-20:30 Dinner

20:30-22:00 Open Jam, Sauna, Massage, Connect

Day 2-5:

08:00-09:00 Yoga, AcroWorkout or Meditation 

09:30-11:00 Breakfast 

11:00-13:00 AcroYoga  

13:30-16:00 Lunch  

16:00-18:00 AcroYoga 

18:00-19:00 Open Jam & Decompress 

19:00-20:30 Dinner 

20:30-22:00 Open Jam, Sauna etc.

Day 3 or 4: (depending on weather):

Beach day and of course Acro fun!

Day 6: Goodbye

08:00-9:00 YinYoga

09:30-11:00 Breakfast

11:00-13:30 Goodbye & Acro & Cuddles

Topics:

  • AcroYoga &  PartnerAcro in L- & S-basing
  • Handstands, Inversions, Hand2Hand
  • Flows & Washing Machines
  • Whips, Pops & Icarians
  • Trios & Group Acro
  • Acro related Training
  • Thai Massage, Yoga, Meditation
  • Jam, Sauna, Swim, Connect

Accommodation:

There will be a big Jurt (Space for 20ppl) for sleeping including extra costs of 15,-/night  and private Tent options for 2-4ppl (20,- per night) for the Retreat time.

It is also possible to rent Sleeping equipment (airmat and Sleepingback) for 30,- for the Retreat time, but there is a decathlon in portimao as well.

Camping on the venue with your own Tent or campervan cost 10,- per night per tent/van and there will be varies Accommodations in Monchique area.

Inform us if you want to come earlier and/or stay longer at the venue (the owner is also happy to host people for a longer period before/after the retreat to support and create the land).

Shuttle Service:

We will provide a Pick-Up "Faro Airport-Monchique/Monchique-Faro Airport" depending on the number of participants joining at the same time. Costs will be around 10-15 Euro/Person per ride.

There is plenty of cheap car rentals at the airport and you could also create a carpool with other AcroYogis to share costs (Whatsapp Group will be created).

Also there is public transports between the airport, Portimao and Monchique. In Monchique Town (20min from the venue) we can pick up/drop off before and after the retreat.

Costs:

The full costs for the Retreat include 3 Meals (Cold Breakfast/Lunch and warm Dinner) and all Workshops.

Early Bird 350,- (SOLD OUT)

Late Bird 390,- (31.12.23-31.01.23)

Regular 420,- (from 01.02.23 on)

There will be reduced prices for locals registered in Portugal.

Helpers Tickets are sold out.

Please keep in mind, that your Spot is only safed as soon as you did the Pre-Payment.

What else?

We are creating this retreat together, please keep the enviroment clean and honor the nature around you. "Leave the space better than you found it".

There will be a little Shift Schedule for all of us to help preparing food and cleaning the space.Please keep in mind that the retreat takes place assuming a number of min. 10 registrations. We will inform you as soon as the minimum number is submitted.

We promise to try our best to offer you a beautiful Acro Holiday- if there is anything you like to know/add, please send us your questions and feedback and we´re happy to assist you!

And now..

Now off to an exciting Acro Adventure full of fun, connection and movement!

Juri and Angélique

About your Teachers:

Juri is a playful acroyoga teacher, circus performer, musician and artist of many disciplines. Originally from Kyrgyzstan, based in Berlin. 10 years ago , after studying Architecture and Sculpture he discovered his passion for Acroyoga and Partner Acrobatics. Since then he's researching, teaching and performing a mixture of Acroyoga combined with the pleasure of the game from physical theater which he studied at physical theater schools in France (Phillippe Gaulier) and Italy (Matteo Destro).

Well known for his circus duo Barada Street and his playful Acroyoga classes he's travelling the world and sharing his passions.

„Every human has the inherent necessity to learn, imitate, connect and understand. As children we learn with fun and pleasure. Becoming an adult we lose this connection of playing and learning out of different reasons. Life gets more serious and our „inner critic“ is growing so that we get blocked in our body and mind to express and enjoy ourselves. In the game we're children again which trust in their impulses, enthusiasm and playfulness. I see and embrace this quality in practicing Acroyoga and looking forward to play with you in a trustful atmosphere." 

Angélique has her backround in dancing. At a very young age she started with ballet and became a professional Dancer and Teacher in the north-west part of Germany. Originally from Essen she travelled through Europe and lived mostly in spain and India, where she became a Yoga Teacher. As she moved to Berlin 8 years ago she refined her Skills in Pilates and Yoga Therapy and is now well know for her work with professional Athletes, participating on the Olympics, next to clients like Adidas, the German Sportssupport or Nena (Singer). She found her passion in Acrobatics 7 Years ago and practices and teaches ever since. 

"For me Acrobatics is the most joyful way of overcoming own mental limits and building trust to yourself and to another person.

The best about acro for me? You can´t do it alone, reactivating the inner child, "playing" in a group of (new) friends and simply enjoying the infinite possibilities of physics."

Juri and Angélique are teaching regular Classes in Berlin, Kreuzberg and "flying" around different Events, Workshops and Conventions in Europe.

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