VIEUX BOUCAU LES BAINS, FRANCE

09. – 16.07.2022 – „Ocean and Yoga Retreat “ Breathe!

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BY ATLANTIC SURF LODGE TEAM | 09. – 16.07.2022

A retreat on the magnificent dunes of the Landes.

Ocean, yoga… and surfing for those who want it!

This yoga retreat allows you to take time for yourself, to clear your mind and to deepen your yoga practice in a beautiful setting! We are accommodated in a human-sized, warm, friendly and international guest house. It is located about 8 minutes from the beach by bike. Delicious vegetarian or vegan meals are served. If you have any allergies or intolerances, just mention it when you book. A buffet breakfast is served every morning after the first yoga class. You can then make yourself a picnic from this buffet for your lunch break at the beach. It is advisable to bring a small lunchbox in your luggage. In the evening, we gather around a rich and tasty meal.

The courses

This retreat is organised by Mouna Ferhati, a teacher from Strasbourg. She invites a resident teacher from Vieux-Boucau, who will give 2 workshops: Carmen Urban.

3 hours of yoga per day. The morning Hatha or Vinyasa workshops last 1h45 before brunch, 1h15 of asana practice and 30 min of pranayamas and meditation. They are held by the ocean or in a pine forest, accessible on foot or by bike. A real pleasure to breathe in the fresh air during the practice in beautiful spaces! At the end of the day, before dinner, a 1h15 gentle yoga class is offered in the spacious garden of the house to stretch, breathe and let go. Hatha classes are designed to achieve specific postures, while Vinyasa classes focus on a flowing sequence, seeking fluidity of movement guided by the breath.

In the afternoon you can take surfing lessons if you wish (optional). The lesson lasts 2 hours and the teachers are directly attached to the Surflodge, so you just have to ask for it when you register. If you know how to surf, you can simply rent the equipment.

More about the main teacher: Mouna Ferhati – www.moonayoga.com and her yoga studio in Strasbourg: www.yogami-strasbourg.com. Facebook: Moona Yoga, Instagram: moona_yoga
More about the resident teacher invited for 2 classes: Carmen Urban – www.feelgoodyoga.fr

Planning

– Arrival on Saturday in the afternoon.

Welcome drink, check in, short bike ride to discover the beach.

Dinner at 8pm

– From Sunday  to Friday  (except Tuesday)

7h45: departure for the beach or the forest

8h- 9h45 : Hatha or Vinyasa yoga class

10am: Breakfast and preparation of your lunchbox

Afternoon free for walking, swimming or surfing

7pm – 8pm : soft yoga class

8pm : Dinner

Tuesday is a free day.

There are no yoga or surfing classes. You can visit the surroundings and rest.

Breakfast is still served at 10am, as every morning, there is simply no dinner. A good opportunity that evening to discover one of the excellent restaurants on the coast!

– Saturday

Check out at 10:00 a.m. Breakfast is then served and you can take your time to relax on the terrace and the shared areas until it is time to leave.

How to get there?

Take a train to Dax on the morning of July 3 . Arriving in Dax in the afternoon, a shuttle will take you directly to the Surflodge!

By car. Address of the Atlantic Surflodge: 7 rue du pignadar, 40480 Vieux-Boucau

Rate in rooms for 4 to 5 people

Early birds before May 1st : 610 €.

From May 1st: 640 €.

Included:

– Accommodation, 7 nights

– Meals (except Tuesday evening), 7 breakfasts and picnics and 6 dinners

– The 10 yoga classes

– The loan of a bicycle

Additional charges :

– On request, single room if you wish to isolate yourself or double room for couples, with possibility of private bathroom.

– The train to Dax (inexpensive if you get there early enough!).

– The round trip shuttle that takes you from Dax station to the Atlantic Surflodge of the Vieux Boucau: 2 x 5€.

– Surf lessons if you wish : 5 surf lessons of 1,5h, fixed price of 185 €.

– The simple rental of surfing equipment: Board 20 € per day or 115 € per week, wetsuit 5 € per day or 30 € per week.