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30th Nov - 4th Dec


6th Dec - 10th Dec 2017

Yoga Retreat

Yoga Retreats are a rare treat I like to indulge when time allows.

Currently I am organizing two 5 day/4 nights retreats on Bali. 
I like to focus on inner and outer well-being and hence my retreats integrate a lot non physical classes as well to keep the balance right.

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Bespoke Retreat

 Available year round!

Retreats offer a wonderful opportunity to connect with yourself and let you disconnect from your otherwise busy life. 

Whether you do it on your own, with a partner or friend these retreats are a journey inwards with the focus on you and your overall wellbeing. 

Retreat 2017: Event

Tranquility and inner peace!

About the Retreat

This is a fantastic opportunity to get in a few days to chill out and recenter yourself before heading into the busy season of Yule/Christmas and new year.

5 days/4 nights just outside Ubud in a small luxury villa.

Thursday 30th November - Monday 4th December


Wednesday 6th December - Sunday 10th December

From 550USD per person sharing a double room.

This retreat is ideal for a couples get away with a maximum of 6 participants. 
The retreat is designed to help you turn in and relax body, mind and spirit.

Each day will start with yoga by the pool and another session before dinner is served.

In addition there will be meditation, mantra chant, yoga nidra, an introduction to yogic philosophy, breathwork and more. 

Simple but delicious vegetarian meals are supplied 3 times a day as part of your retreat package.

This is your journey!

About the Retreat

Enjoy some well deserved time to yourself and reconnect with the elements.

You'll be situated just outside Antigua in lovely Santa Lucia Milpas Altas, Guatemala.

These are private retreats, made to your specification. If you wish to share your experience with a partner or friend our Celestial Dance Home can accommodate up to 4 people.

For pricing and availability please arrange a video call via email or fill in our form, we get back to you within 24 hours!

Minimum stay 3 nights!

Whether it is just yourself or if you want to come with your partner or a couple of friends

we can accommodate your needs.


Retreat items that form the basis of your retreat:

  • accommodation

  • breakfast and dinner on full retreat days

  • breakfast or dinner on half retreat days

  • Aerial Yoga sessions

  • Hatha Yoga classes

Half to full day activities you may want to include in your retreat:

  • 1/2 day or overnight Volcano hike 

  • Day trip to lake Atitlan

  • Day trip to beach El Paredon

  • Guided tour of Antigua

  • Hidden gems around Antigua

  • Day trip to Hobbitenango

  • Day trip Guatemala museums

  • Coffee roastery tour and tasting session

Creative activities you may want to include in your retreat:

  • Flow workshop (veil fans, wings, ribbons, juggling)

  • Aerial arts workshop (silks, hammock, trapeze, lyra)

  • Labyrinth building and walking it

  • Cookie making (seasonal)

  • Nature mandala making

  • Crochet workshop

  • Macrame workshop

  • Fairy stone painting


Relaxation activities may you want to include in your retreat:

  • Peace sticks movement meditation

  • connecting with the elements

  • Breath work (Pranayama)

  • Chakras for beginners

  • Meditation techniques

  • Guided meditation

  • Chanting

  • Yin yoga

  • Qi Gong

Energizing activities may want to include in your retreat:

  • Hula Hoop workout

  • Strong vinyasa flow class

  • Core stability class

  • Aerial Fitness class

  • Stability ball class

  • Fan dance

  • HIIT class

Most activities are offered directly by us however for some day trips and hikes we work together with our trusted tour agent Due South Travel. For the lovely coffee roastery tour we are lucky to have the fine Café Chica Bean in our neighbourhood and all SPA treatments are arrangements at Le Suisse SPA

Of course we also offer shuttle services to and from the airport as well as to and from Antigua.

For availability, prices and questions please email me or fill out our form here.

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What awaits you

some more details

The Retreat starts in the afternoon of the arrival day with welcome and orientation before your first yoga session by the pool. You will finish your journey on the last day after a final session of yoga and a leisurely breakfast before you get ready to depart.
An extra nights stay can always be arranged at time of booking.

There will be two asana (posture) based classes a day. The style will be Hatha taking a more invigorating form in the morning and a gentle finish in the evening stretching the body out for a good evening rest.

Apart from the physical postures you will be immersed in the more supple aspects of yoga that will help you find a new appreciation for its way of life. 

Deeply relax in yoga nidra (yogic sleep) as your whole body is talked through relaxation ques and the mind is taken on an inner journey.

With mantra chant you'll find a new way to turn inwards. Maybe not everyone can sing but certainly everyone can chant. The sounding of the ancient sanskrit words create vibrations that harmonize the bodies energies and give a greater sense of connection. 

Guided meditations/visualizations takes the mind on a journey, while the body relaxes. It can help in finding new energy, strength or just blissful calm. Often creating scenarios that the mind can retreat to again and again to allow relief from stress. 

We will also talk about the 8 limbs of yoga during the retreat which will be a simple introduction to yogic philosophy. Bringing to mind that yoga is a holistic system of mind, body and spirit, of which none should be neglected. 

What awaits you

A retreat should be what you want it to be!

That might mean to focus on your practice and enjoy some activity classes to gain more core stability, however it might also mean to read or meditate in the afternoons and finish the day with yin yoga. 

Maybe you want to explore as much as you can in the time you have here while still enjoying some yoga to balance your day. Of course it could also mean to just try something new like aerial arts in a safe environment.

The Retreat starts on your arrival afternoon (arrival between 2pm and 4pm) however early arrivals can be arrange

or may leave their luggage and find their way to our local Café.

There will be a welcome and orientation before your first yoga/aerial yoga session.

Your accommodation will be located in Celestial Dance Home with views to the mountains or the volcanos.

Celestial Dance Home offers a full home away from home with a twin bedded and a double bedded room 

as well as a terrace and ample living room. Your meals will be provided here as well.

All meals served in the retreat are vegetarian.

We generally offer healthy but hearty home cooked meals ranging from Italian to Asiatic inspired food.

Our breakfasts feature home made sourdough baking in various forms from fresh bread to French toast.

If you wish for a lighter menu we also offer oatmeal and yoghurt as part of our breakfast choices and fresh home made vegetable soup and salad as dinner choices.

Your itinerary will vary according to what you choose as part of your retreat,

please see below for a sample 3 night retreat schedule to give you and idea or look at our fixed retreats to get inspired. 

You will finish your journey on the last day after a final class and a leisurely breakfast before you get ready to depart

(check out time 11am).

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Your daily schedule

7.30 – 9.00am

Hatha yoga beside the pool.

including breath control, mantra chanting, postures and relaxation.

9.30 – 10.30am


11am – 12pm

Workshops on breath, mantra, philosophy, meditation

1 – 2pm

Light vegetarian lunch

2 – 5pm

Take a break and explore the town or chill in the garden and pool

5.15 – 6.30pm

Gentle yoga beside the pool.

including breath control, mantra chanting, postures and relaxation.

7.00 – 8.00pm

Delicious vegetarian dinner

9.00 – 10.00pm

Meditation, yoga nidra or visualization to finish the day

Sample schedule for a 4 day/ 3 night retreat


This schedule is meant as a sample only! We are happy to customise the retreat to your needs. 

Day 1:


Arrival, orientation, tea and cake


Meditation with some chanting


 Hatha Yoga






Hatha Yoga




Aerial Yoga



Guided tour of Antigua


Massage at the local SPA







Day 3:


Hatha Yoga 




Qi Gong


Aerial Yoga



Pacaya volcano hike





Yin Yoga


Day 4:


Aerial Yoga






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