Traveldate: 17.09.2017 – 24.09.2017 Yoga & Surf Retreat with Laurie Stettner, Ericeira, Portugal.

general Informations:

Have a long and joyous summer under the sun of beautiful Portugal. Sun, Yoga and surfing in the Atlantic Ocean on waves floating you to new adventures.
Located in Ericeira – a little relaxed place near Lisbon – Margarida’s Place invites with its charming atmosphere and delicious meals to intense Jivamukti and Yin Yoga sessions led by advanced Yoga teacher Laurie Stettner.

The Yoga classes focusing on the tradition of Jivamukti Yoga will be complemented as well with the practice of Yin Yoga (a restorative Yoga practice) as Laurie’s artistic background based on contemporary dance and singing.

Additionally there will be the option to book surfing packages for beginner and advanced levels.
The focus will be about asana technique and how to use it in connection with the breath in order to get into the flow of vinyasa. By finding your own rhythm you will experience your body and voice in a freeing and comfortable way.

The sessions will take place on the terrace or in the little picturesque chapel. Daily there will be free time slots to relax at the beach or to surf the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Also you can take the chance to go for a trip to the magical metropole Lisbon.

Dive in! Be magic! Create yourself!
Schedule (subject to modifications):

Daily Yoga classes with various focuses, meditation and Yoga philosophy.

Free movement sessions for the body and voice. Time for questions. One day off to go for a trip or similar. Time for yourself. Surf package optional bookable.
8:00-10:30: Meditation, asana practice, Yoga philosophy.

11:00: Brunch & free time for surfing or the like.

18:00-19:30: Eventually soft asana practice, questions and immersion of the morning practice, free movement, chanting.

20:00: Dinner

The guesthouse Margaridas Place is located at one km from the Ericeira World Surfing Reservoir „Ribeira d´Ilhas“. It is a boutique Art & Surf Guesthouse which is made from restored ruins of an old palace with a chapel full of history and tales. You can find hidden treasures and lost tunnels that are full of art and life and a mix of new sculptures inside the buildings.
There is a garden and a small tank with a fountain where we can have fun and refresh ourselves. The pavement in the garden is equal to the rocky beach, beautiful and irregular. The whole property is surrounded by walls made of loose rocks, every house or bedroom has its own private entrance from the garden. It lies in the midst of a field and we can hear the sound of the nature constantly. Margaridas Place is ideal for anyone who wants to come to rest, surf and have fun.
Guests can choose between studios, suites or bedrooms. All include toilets , fridges and some have a kitchen. Most accommodations feature garden and a fieldview from their terrace.
There are a communal barbecue and cooking facilities, a stage at the ruins where you can act, a chapel (for all events- Yoga, Massage, ayurvedic treatments, sound massage with Tibetan bowls and gongs, exhibitions, concerts, art work, parties, percussion classes (with Winga), carmic astrology (with Nadia Nadzka) and so on.
The Ericeira village is 5 Km away and is the place where guests can find restaurants for a taste of portugese kitchen. At Ericeira guests will also be able to enjoy the beaches and the most varied beverages at the local bars.
Lisbon International Airport is located 50 Km away and Mafra National Palace, a popular tourist destination, is at a 17-minute drive. The Óbidos town, with its castle, museums and churches, is located at a 50-minute drive and Sintra is 28 Km away.



Laurie Stettner

„Yoga means passion and gives me a feeling of belonging and arrival.“

Laurie Stettner is experienced Advanced Jivamukti Yoga teacher and loves to create her demanding classes with charm and humor. She works as a freelanced singer, dancer and passionate Yoga teacher giving retreats and workshops worldwide.

Laurie found her way to Yoga while dancing through life. After a classical dance education followed by participating in Musical Academy she became a dancer and singer and finally also studied contemporary dance.
In Yoga she found her anchor and a place to rest. So she completed the Jivamukti teacher training, her further apprenticeship and passed the Jivamukti Advanced Board.
Additionally Laurie is also teaching Yin Yoga and gives manual therapy.

Thanking her teachers Yoga means passion for her and is an attitude worth living by respecting every beeing on earth as equal and free. Om Shanti!


doublebed Room per person: 925,-
triplebed Room per Person: 900,-
Family dormitory per Person: 890,-

*including accomotation, fullboard (according to the programme; drinks are extra), yogaclasses according to the description.

The arrival needs to be organized independently. We are happy to assist you.

Minimum number of participantsl: 8

For a detailed offer please click the request button.

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