A fusion of yoga, VOGA, music and dance, set to a back drop of sun, sand and sea.
Fresh from VOGA residencies at Soho House London, Istanbul, New York, and Berlin, Juliet Murrell, the East London creator of the cult exercise and lifestyle movement sweeping the globe, is set to host her first VOGA retreat on the beaches of Goa in February 2016.
Set amongst cashew and mango groves and only minutes from the magnificent Ashwem beach, is one of Goa’s most luxurious eco retreats; Kaju Varo. Winning Conde Naste Traveler’s award for best luxury boutique stay in Goa, this is a truly awe-inspiring home for Chaya – we are so happy to be hosting another retreat here. Each individually designed eco-lux villa demonstrates contemporary elegance and minimalist design, creating a perfectly private, serene and peaceful environment for our guests to unwind. The team at Kaju Varo truly are amazing and will look after your every need.
Yoga + VOGA
Each morning guests will be guided by Juliet through a grounding, slow and strengthening 2 hour vinyasa flow asana practice, enabling Vogis to gain a deeper understanding of the core of VOGA. Gently waking up the body, through breathwork, stretching and traditional yoga techinques which will also prepare guests for the 1.5 hr daily evening VOGA session… A sunset dynamic, creative and fun expression of the fusion of yoga and Vogueing, set to live DJ sets with VOGAs DJs Alex Gromadzki and Blonde Ambition.
Fresh from VOGA residencies at Soho House London, Istanbul, New York, and Berlin, Juliet Murrell, the East London creator of the cult exercise and lifestyle movement sweeping the globe, is set to host her first VOGA retreat on the beaches of Goa in February 2016. A fusion of yoga and voguing set to an 80’s beat, VOGA (houseofvoga.com) – launched in London in 2014 – combines the breath-synchronised movement of yoga with the expressive moves of a dance class, fusing alignment, power and strength with attitude and flamboyance.
HOUSE of VOGA
Goan gourmet chefs adept in catering to every desire, will use local, seasonal ingredients to create a delicious, cleansing and nourishing menu; which will balance and clear the body whilst stimulating the palate. From typical Goan feasts, to the freshest local seafood through to pure raw vegan, the award-winning kitchen can accommodate all tastes and dietary requirements.
Typical Day Retreat Schedule
07:30 – 08:00 Herbal teas, coconut water
08:00 – 10:00 Dynamic vinyasa flow class (2hrs)
10:00 – 11:00 Buffet brunch
11:00 – 16:00 Treatments, free time
16:00 – 17:30 VOGA (90 mins)
19:00 – 20:30 Dinner
Included in the Retreat:
1 yoga + 1 VOGA class per day
Unlimited brunch buffet and dinner
Fruits, herbal teas and mineral water
30 minute complimentary taster massage
Other Optional Activities:
Shopping in the night market
Spice farm and Old Goa day trips
Massage and other holistic therapies
Visits to many local beaches and temples
Wellbeing Food workshop with Lucy Hill
Cost per guest based on two sharing:
£870 with flights and transfers not included. Single supplement price available upon request.
To book a place on this retreat or for any further details, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org