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Saint-Saud-Lacoussière

9 day Transformational AcroYoga Summer Retreat

Imagine getting together with a playful and loving AcroYoga tribe in the middle of a nature reserve, surrounded by woods and medieval castles… Transform your life with daily AcroYoga, Therapeutic Flying & Thai Massage workshops on all levels...

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9 day Transformational AcroYoga Summer Retreat
9 day Transformational AcroYoga Summer Retreat

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2022, 4:00 PM – Jul 17, 2022, 12:00 PM

Saint-Saud-Lacoussière, Rte de la Pinalie, 24470 Saint-Saud-Lacoussière, France

About The Event

Playing in the sun while the deer and owls are watching …

Bodywork & dessert parties,

healthy fresh food prepared by wonderful cooks,

lots of time to play together,

campfires under the stars

and much more…

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MORE ABOUT THE EVENT

This week is about relaxing and letting go of your busy life,

getting off the grid (we’re throwing in a digital detox free of charge),

deepening your connections & enjoying nature. 

This is about using the healing and transformational power of AcroYoga

to work it's little miracles in our lives.

Three years ago we had a wonderful first retreat, 

and this year we're very happy and excited 

to offer a thoroughly upgraded summer experience.

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FOR ALL LEVELS

This is a week filled with fun & playfulness, and a dedication 

to reach higher skill levels in your AcroYoga practice.

We offer fun & challenges for multiple levels, from absolute beginners

to advanced ninjas.

Expect to upgrade your acrobatic skills, deepen your Thai Massage

knowledge and experience an overall refinement in your movement practice.

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AMAZING COOKS

We will be joined by two amazing cooks. They will design a week of wonderful (veggie) meals,

spiced with fresh herbs from the garden and infused with lots of love (& acoustic guitar vibes...)

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ACROYOGA AND OTHER OFFERINGS

Every day Roald and Marijke will offer:

√ A creative and nourishing morning practice, which can include meditation, gentle breath work,

yin yoga, shamanic silent walks and/or self massage

√ Acro playtime: poses, flows, pops, whips and counterbalances, 

PLUS invitations to get your own creative juices flowing

√ Standing Acrobatics

√ Dedicated time for Therapeutic Flying

√ And of course: Thai Yoga Massage

You will:

√ Upgrade and refine your skill and fun-levels

√ Explore the next steps in your AcroYoga journey, 

with all the time in the world to practice, practice, practice

√ Sink (hang) deeper into relaxation

√ Give & receive healing touch and loving connection

√ Release the stress of busy city life, slow down, and connect 

to a more natural rythm

√ Connect more deeply to the warmth, care and love of the 

Playful People community

√ Be immersed in all the goodness that AcroYoga and nature offer

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OTHER CREATIVE WORKSHOPS & EXPLORATIONS

And there will be more!

We'll be offering a few bonus workshops throughout the program, 

attuned to the needs and wishes of the group.

The exact offering is still a surprise, but things you might encounter include:

Authentic relating

Creative writing

Emotional Freedom Techniques (tapping)

Deep breathwork

Nature excursions

Also, you are invited to share your knowledge and experience.

Each one of us brings their own unique talents and gifts, 

and it's beautiful to share those with each other.

Last time for instance, we received a tango workshop and several yoga classes.

…..

Do you have a specific skill you’d like to share?

Feel very welcome to contact us, so we can share your gifts with the group.

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RELAX AND  ENJOY

Besides AcroYoga you can:

√ Hike in the beautiful forest

√ Swim in the lake 

√ Cool off in the little river nearby

√ Gather around the campfire, play guitar, listen to the owls, sing songs and count stars…

Or just

√ Spend some time reading, writing or having a moment of silence: it’s all possible

√ Follow your own flow: we will do our best to tune in to what the group needs, 

but sometimes you just need something else. 

And that's ok. It's your time, and your retreat.

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PROGRAM

8-9   hours      Morning practice (yoga, meditation, silent walks,  breath work, self massage etc.)

9-10 hours      Breakfast

11-14 hours     AcroYoga, Acrobatics, handstands, workouts

14-15 hours     Lunch

15-17 hours    *Jammin', reading, swimming, hiking, bonus workshops

18-19 hours     Dinner

20-22 hours   *Thai Massage, Therapeutics, Bodywork

* we'll alternate the afternoon program with the evening program, so you'll also have free time in the evening

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LOCATION

In the northern part of the Dordogne, in the Parc Naturel Périgord Limousin,

in the middle of unspoiled nature, lies the hamlet of La Pinalie,

surrounded by woods and meadows.

Here the paved road turns into a sandy path into the woods.

Roe deer, foxes, barn owls and lizards are the silent forest dwellers that can still be found here.

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OUR RETREAT HOST

Our lovely host Maïté Volpato, Roald's old dance teacher,

owns two beautifully restored farmhouses in the middle of this nature reserve.

She knows everything about the wildlife, adventurous trails

and the best sightseeing spots in the area and loves to share stories about animals and plants.

Take a peek at her beautiful place

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PRICES

Starting from:

€427,- karma yogi *      2 spots available

€687,- crazy monkey * 5 tickets available, until 15th of April (Sold Out!)

€737,- early monkey *  5 tickets available, until 15th of May

€787,- regular *

These prices include 8 retreat days filled with:

√ A welcome dinner

√ 2 hours evening program on the day of arrival

√ 6 hours coaching/teaching every day by two passionate & experienced teachers

√ Bonus workshops throughout the week

√ All delicious vegan/vegetarian meals during the retreat (breakfast, lunch & dinner),

prepared by two excellent cooks

√ carpool organisation

  • lodging & rent is not included in the price

You can choose from the different options here below.

The costs need to be paid to Maïté in cash upon arrival.

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ACCOMMODATION

You can bring your own camper or tent and camp in the meadows.

*Note: there's a limited amount of camper spots available.

Please email us if you want to bring a camper: info@playfulpeopletribe.com.

Or, you can choose to sleep in the beautiful 18th century farmhouses,

that have been restored in authentic style with beamed ceilings, stone walls, flagstones and a fireplace.

There are 1-person, 2-person and 4-person rooms for rent.

The larger house La Pinalie 1 has a patio/garden courtyard with views

of the garden and majestic trees.

The smaller house La Pinalie 2 overlooks a large meadow with woods.

Accommodation prices per person for 8 nights,

includes:

√ use of the spacious yoga shala & dance studio

√ use of the living rooms of the beautiful renovated farmhouses, 

bathrooms & open air showers

√ use of 3 private meadows for play and creativity

√ wood to build campfires

-camping spot (tent) €158,50

-camping spot (camper) €182,50

-3/4 pers room: €182,50

-2 pers room: €222,50

-1 pers room: €378,50

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UPGRADE & EXTEND YOUR HOLIDAY

You’re free to stay longer if you like*. This will give you time to visit

the medieval castles and abbeys, prehistoric caves and farmers' markets in the nearby villages.

You can also ride horses or discover the area along the rivers with a canoe.

La Pinalie is surrounded by national parks and not too far away from the Mediterranean Sea,

so enough to discover and enjoy.

*Please check this with us before the retreat

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CARPOOLING

Let’s save money and be environmentally friendly (plus: start the adventure at your doorstep!).

Please let us know when you're heading to France and whether you have free spots in your car/camper.

Send an email to info@playfulpeopletribe.com.

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CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel before the 28th of April you’ll receive a full refund.

Between 28 April and 28 May you’ll be charged 50% of total costs.

After the 28th of May: no refund possible (you can sell or give your ticket to a friend).

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KARMA YOGIS

As a karma yogi you’ll be able to attend between 50 and 75% of all the classes and workshops.

You also have enough free time to enjoy all other benefits of the retreat.

Your shifts mainly consist of helping in the kitchen.

So if you like hosting, food is your passion (besides AcroYoga of course)

and you don’t mind doing a few dishes, then don’t hesitate to accept this lovely offer!

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YOUR ADVENTURE GUIDES:

Roald & Marijke

Read more about us on this page

These retreats are our labor of love, in which we have mixed:

✓many years of acrobatics

✓circus skills

✓abundant massage education

✓several teacher & facilitator trainings

✓loads of personal transformation work

✓acquired coaching and teaching skills

✓dance training

✓world travels

✓life's ups and downs

✓authentic relating skills

✓a love for silliness and play

✓a deep longing to share all this beauty and creativity 

...and growing a community of loving playful friends: The Playful People Tribe

Tickets

  • Crazy Monkey

    By buying this ticket you agree to the following policy: If you cancel before the 28th of April: you’ll receive a full refund. Between the 28th of April and 28th of May: you’ll be charged 50% of total costs. After the 28th of May: no refund possible (you can sell or give your ticket to a friend).

    €687.00
    Sold Out
  • Early Monkey

    Accommodation is not included in this price. For more details, please read the description of the event. By buying this ticket you agree to the following policy: If you cancel before the 28th of April: you’ll receive a full refund. Between the 28th of April and 28th of May: you’ll be charged 50% of total costs. After the 28th of May: no refund possible (you can sell or give your ticket to a friend).

    €737.00
    Sold Out
  • Regular

    Accommodation is not included in this price. For more details, please read the description of the event. By buying this ticket you agree to the following policy: If you cancel before the 28th of April: you’ll receive a full refund. Between the 28th of April and 28th of May: you’ll be charged 50% of total costs. After the 28th of May: no refund possible (you can sell or give your ticket to a friend).

    €787.00
    Sale ended
  • Karma Yogi

    Accommodation is not included in this price. For more details, please read the description of the event. By buying this ticket you agree to the following policy: If you cancel before the 28th of April: you’ll receive a full refund. Between the 28th of April and 28th of May: you’ll be charged 50% of total costs. After the 28th of May: no refund possible (you can sell or give your ticket to a friend).

    €427.00
    Sale ended

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