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Vagabond Temple

Brejo Fundeiro, Portugal, 6100-209, Portugal

Features

Primary type: ✓Spiritual
Secondary type: ✓Yoga ✓Energy healing ✓Vegetarian
Skill Level: ✓Beginner ✓Intermediate ✓Advanced
Host Language: ✓English

Summary

We invite you to take a break from life’s routine, recharge and nurture yourself on every level. This retreat is a precious opportunity to reconnect with nature, yourself, and a like-minded international community and simply be. This year, Vagabond Temple’s Annual European retreat in Portugal is all about clearing the mind and realigning ourselves with the true values of life: happiness, compassion, kindness, and love.

In the modern world, we often find ourselves living in a state of constant stimulation, movement, and doing. This lifestyle can cause us to feel disconnected, restless, and even meaningless – we forget how to simply be.

This retreat will focus on the traditional Tibetan Buddhist practice of Lojong, a form of practice that involves refining and purifying our motivations and attitudes towards ourselves, our environment, and our life in general. This powerful practice helps us to let go of attachments, establish witness consciousness and to cultivate the heart wisdom. We will dive deep into the text on the 8 verses of mind training--a set of antidotes to undesired mental habits that hold us back and cause suffering, as well as methods to expand our viewpoint and develop our ability to relate to ourselves and the world in a more constructive, compassionate way.

A balanced daily program of Yoga, Buddhist philosophy and practices, Pranayama, and Energy healing will purify your mind and body, connecting you to your inner source of wisdom and harmony. The soothing natural setting and serene lifestyle will allow you to focus on shedding the hard layers to uncover your true self.

What's included in the package

  • Sound healing concert
  • Creative workshop
  • Day trip in the local area
  • Full board with Delicious local infused vegetarian food served 3 times a day
  • A saltwater swimming pool to relax and recharge

Teachers

Kobi
Kobi is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, a nutritional and holistic health counsellor and life coach. Kobi was born in Israel in 1981 and has a degree in Comparative Religion (Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism and Western Philosophy) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has also studied with Jewish mystics in various Kabala Centres throughout Israel.

A life long student, Kobi has trained with great yoga masters around the world—mostly in India, Thailand and Israel. He has extensive experience and education in varying styles of yoga including Ashtanga Vinyasa, Kundalini, Hatha, Yin and Iyengar. He also studied Thai Yoga Massage at Wat Po in Thailand.

As both a life coach and social worker, Kobi has helped people of all ages and nationalities make critical changes in their behaviour and outlook including at-risk teenagers and people suffering from mental illness and addictions. He focuses on self-empowerment, building life skills, and rehabilitation to enable changes in others. At Vagabond Temple, Kobi uses his extensive theoretical knowledge complemented with years of practical experience in gently guiding people on their path to self-realization.

Pazit
Pazit is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, a life coach and holistic healing therapist specialising in reiki, sound healing, and reflexology as well as self-development through theatre. Pazit was born in Israel in 1976 and has degrees in both Performance Arts as well as Education from the David Yalin Institute in Jerusalem.

At twenty, Pazit’s solo-travels through India introduced her to Eastern Philosophy and a new way of life, igniting her journey on the path of self-discovery. Pazit’s experiences and studies in reiki, yoga, meditation and tantra inspired her to develop and build her own dedicated practice.

She is a certified reflexologist (Reidaman Institute in Jerusalem) and completed numerous studies in Reiki, including usui traditional method, Jewish Reiki, Tibetan Reiki and Pranic Healing. These studies culminated in 2012 when she was initiated as a Reiki Master in Thailand.

Pazit has a broad range of experience in teaching, leading group workshops, personal coaching and alternative healing. For over ten years, she has practised reflexology, reiki and pranic healing while teaching Reiki Level I, II and Master courses since 2012.

Location

Price

From £106/night

£741 total

Length

8 days / 7 nights

Dates

22/08/2020 - 29/08/2020

Retreat Capacity

15 people

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