IIntroductory Tantra and Contact Dance Retreat by the Sea

From: James K.
Sent on: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:12 AM

This introductory weekend is for women and couples.

Tantra is the Royal Path of Yoga. It is an enjoyable process of awakening, flowering and self-empowerment. It is a transformational journey of self discovery. It leads to the discovery of deeper states of power, love and ecstasy within oneself.

Whether you are new to this or experienced, you are welcome.

Tantra will help you to:

  • Know and Heal the fears that block your potential to love
  • Love yourself as you are and be yourself
  • Drop the masks and barriers and be open to love
  • Honour the body as the temple of Spirit
  • Bring consciousness to and strengthen your centre
  • Expand your pleasure into love, bliss, ecstasy

 

 

 

You will be introduced to dance as a moving meditation. This will focus on partner dance techniques - listening, connecting, stillness, guiding and moving together through space.

Using techniques from partner dance forms such as Contact Improvisation and Tango and fusing with mindful breath & body work, focus on our centre and the point of contact you will learn to connect with your self, your body, and with your partner.

The introductory weekend will have a number of workshops and practice or "jam" sessions, where we will practice, enjoy and enhance our dance meditation practice.

 

About your stay

 

 

You will stay at Rossetti Lodge, a beautiful space designed for Yoga, Mediation and Detox. More details at:

http://rossettilodge.co.uk/

 

About the Beaches/Walks/Hikes

During the day we will take the opportunity to relax on the beraches and walk by the sea. The walks will be gentle, along the beautiful Viking Coastal Trail, passing beautiful beaches and white cliffs.

 

 

About the Workshops

These are unique workshops, open to all levels from novice to highly experienced therapists. In the workshops you will be introduced to healing practices such as:

  • Yoga Kriya's, Meditation and Chi Gung
  • Sufi, Tibetan and Sanskrit Chanting
  • Partner Yoga
  • Contact Improvisation
  • AUM Release
  • Tantra Rituals
  • Kundalini Dance
  • Bioenergetics
  • Reflexology/foot Massage
  • Thai Yoga Massage
  • Holistic Five Pillar Massage

 

About the Workshop Spaces

There is the main Dojo Space with Aikido mats. A second yoga space has hammocks for aerial/anti-gravity yoga, or just hanging out in. There are also smaller workshop rooms.

 

The Large Workshop Space

 

 

Small Workshop Space

 

 

 

Aerial/Anti-Gravity Yoga

 

 

Bedrooms

 

 

 

You will be introduced to Thai Yoga Massage and Holistic Five Pillar Massage.

 

 

Spa and Sauna Areas

These are places to relax, detox and enjoy. There is a large hot spa bath, a 4+ person Canadian Infrared Sauna, a Herbal Steam Pod, and a large Infrared Sauna room. There are also portable infrared saunas available.

Hot Spa Bath

 

Canadian Infrared Sauna

 

More details about the benefits of Sweat Therapy and what is special about Infrared Saunas at:

http://detoxifynow.com/FIR_sauna.html

 

 

Lodge Renovation and Reduced Cost

Rossetti Lodge is still in the process of renovation and transformation but as you can see from the photos - it is welcoming, cosy, all facilities are ready and the cost is low.

 

Cost

The weekend costs just £150 per person. It includes:

  • 2 Nights accommodation (shared bed room)
  • All workshops and jam sessions
  • Spa, steam and Sauna
  • Beach/Walks/Hikes
  • Meals. We will make and share our own home cooked, vegan meals. There will be raw fresh green smoothies, raw fruit juices, ionised water. (You can also eat out at the many restaurants close by if you prefer.)

Transportation costs are not included

 

Start and End Times
Start time: Friday, from 6:00 pm  
End Time: Sunday, 4:00 pm

 

Proposed Schedule

Friday

  • 5 pm onwards: Arrivals
  • 6.30 pm: Dinner + Red Wine
  • 8:00 pm: Opening Circle + Workshop

 

Saturday

  • 8:00 am: Yoga + Workshop
  • 10:00 am: Breakfast
  • 11 am: Beach, Walk, Spa, Yoga or Free time
  • 4 pm:  Return to Lodge
  • 4:10 pm: Tea, Coffee, Relax
  • 5:00  Workshop
  • 6:30 pm:  Dinner
  • 8.00 pm: Workshop + Spa & Sauna

 

Sunday

  • 8 am: Yoga + Workshop
  • 10 am: Breakfast
  • 11 pm: Beach, Wak, Spa, Yoga or Free Time
  • 12:30: Return to Lodge
  • 1:00 pm Workshop
  • 3:00 pm Departure

 

Bookings

Booking is open to Women and Couples only.

To book, RSVP Yes now and make your payment via Paypal. 

Our contact number is:[masked] - please text or call.

 

 

Things to Bring
Please bring towels and toiletries, loose clothing for the workshop sessions, warm clothing and walking shoes for walking.


Shared House Care

There will be some shared house care for all of us, such as helping with food preparation and cleaning up.

 

Travel

1. Trains

The Lodge is a short walk from Birchington train station, with its regular fast trains to London Victoria and Kings Cross/St Pancras. Cost £35, ask for the Special Weekend Return ticket, or an off peak 1 month return.

Travel time around 1:45 mins.

 

2. Buses

There are regular National Express buses from Victoria.

Cost from £7 - £15 each way, Book online for lower price fair if available

Travel time around 3 hours.

 

3. By Car and car share

It is about an hour and half's drive from London.

When you RSVP, please say how you will travel and maybe offer or share a ride with someone.

 

More details of Rossetti Lodge:

http://rossettilodge.co.uk

 

RSVP at:

http://www.meetup.com/tryeverything/events/131176602/

When: Friday, August 23,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Rossetti Lodge, Lotus Sanctuary
3 Sea View Road, Birchington, Kent
CT7 9LB

 

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