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Yoga & Storytelling Retreat – Description

PASSIONATE ABOUT NATURE AND KEEN TO LEARN MORE ABOUT STORYTELLING AND HOW YOU MIGHT USE THIS IN YOUR PERSONAL OR PROFESSIONAL LIFE TO ENGAGE AND COMMUNICATE MORE EFFECTIVELY? HUMAN BEINGS ARE STORY TELLERS! DURING THIS WEEK EACH DAY AFTER A WONDERFUL EARLY SESSION OF ‘YOGA IN THE WILD’ YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT THE ART OF STORY TELLING AS YOU UNEARTH YOUR OWN ‘RIVER OF LIFE’ STORIES. FOLLOWING THIS RETREAT THERE IS AN OPTIONAL 4 DAY ‘POST-RETREAT’ SAFARI – WHY NOT JOIN US?

Our retreat base is a unique eco village situated on a mountain plateau with breathtaking views over the valley below. The accommodation, all en-suite, is in cosy, chique, thatched mud huts in what was a tribal village.

Following this retreat there is an optional 4 day post-retreat Safari – an opportunity to soak up a little more nature and allow the learning and camaraderie from the retreat to linger longer.

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Eco Lodge

4 nights

Eco Lodge

The setting sun on our eco-lodge village casts long shadows on the chique huts

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Eco Lodge Accommodation

Eco Lodge En-Suite Room

Looking Inside one of our Cosy Eco-Lodge Huts - a double bed, crisp white sheets with 2 small windows above the bed with light shining through

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Eco Lodge En-Suite

Eco Lodge En-Suite

Looking inside one of the en-suite bathrooms of our eco-lodge village

Yoga & Storytelling RETREAT – Tuition

  • Over 5 days we will enjoy an optional yoga session or walk followed by brunch
  • Mid morning we enjoy a number of sessions focusing on story telling:
    • Structuring your story
    • Grabbing and holding your listeners attention
    • Presentation skill basics
    • Getting to the nuggets – River of Life Technique
    • Telling your stories – Practising
  • Afternoons are for drawing your rivers, or walking one of the trials or simply relaxing and chilling
  • On our final evening we enjoy a final ‘best of’ presentation and dinner ‘al fresco’

Yoga & Storytelling RETREAT – Also Enjoy

  • 35km’s of walking/running paths
  • 50km’s of bike trails
  • A guided tree walk
  • A bush picnic with spectacular views
  • Ancient Bushman Paintings and Rock art
  • A visit to a Buffalo breeding camp
  • Start Gazing – the Big ‘5’ in the Sky
  • 1/2 day optional local culture, art and music village tour.
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Yoga & Storytelling RETREAT – INCLUDES

  • Full Board accommodation – brunch & dinner basis
  • All story telling tuition/guidance
  • Services of guides
  • Star gazing, game viewing and bird watching
  • Miles of trails for walking/running

Yoga & Storytelling RETREAT – EXCLUDES

  • Flights, alcoholic &  soft beverages, gratuities, personal travel insurance, items of personal nature.

Yoga & Storytelling RETREAT – OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Mountain Bike Riding, Bushman Painting Guided Trail.  Some of these activities carry a small additional charge.

Flights

Our Retreats all start and end at Johannesburg International (O.R. Tambo) Airport. Our Safari Travel Partners are able to assist with flights to/from the start/end locations. Alternatively, guests are most welcome to source and book own flights.

Extend Your Safari

Interested in extending your trip whilst in Southern Africa – to Cape Town, Victoria Falls, elsewhere?  We have plenty of exciting suggestions to make the most of your time in Southern Africa.  Please contact us for ideas.

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