This just in! - My Ultimate Movement Retreat 2015 is OFFICIALLY Sold Out & FULL!! 30 strong minded, solid bodied, gorgeous souls, and ALL that comes with each and every one of you - cannot wait to spend a most unique, heartfelt, and special week with everyone, and to those of you whom are coming with me, I am thrilled to have you joining me this time around. To the rest of you who reached out to me about future rounds - yes, yes yes - there will absolutely be more. Reach out to me privately to secure your spots. Details coming soon. Yay!
Workshops, in the deconstructing of poses, sequences, and transitions, become an integral part of learning advanced practice safely and interactively. They will be a key component to 2015's syllabus! Here is my favorite photo from last year's Handstand Workshop. I get so happy seeing all the expressions of excitement, encouragement, and accomplishment. This is why practicing in workshop settings help practitioners learn skills that once felt unattainable. Looking forward to presenting a variety of workshops at the 2015 Ultimate Movement Retreat! They were by far the most fun at last year's retreat. Witnessed so much growth by all. See you there....Naheed
There are 3 spots left in my 2015 Costa Rica Ultimate Movement Retreat - less than 3 weeks away! Message me if you want to be one of the remaining 3!
We will soon have a full house of 30 like-minded, health/soul-centered seeking friends from around the world I'm filled with both excitement and nerves. Looking forward to spending an incredible journey together.
Yoga. Fitness. Acro. Acroyoga. Waterfalls. Surf. Jungle. Monkeys. Butterflies. Tropical Birds. Organic Cooked Feasts. Cliffside Yoga Decks. Meditation. Mindful Movement. Breath. Sleep. Hammocks. Infinitiy Pools. Infrared Sauna. Cooking Lessons. Horseback riding. Beach Bonfire. And so much more...whatever else you find as you embark on your personal adventure and soul seeking journey.
I'm happy to announce my second annual retreat at the stunning Anamaya Resort in Montezuma, Costa Rica! This year's 2015 Retreat will encompass Ultimate Movement - Yoga, Fitness, Strength, Core, Functional Training, Acrobatics, Acroyoga, & Myofascial Release. All levels are welcome - classes will be made accessible, challenging, and fun to beginning, intermediate, and advanced practitioners.
I invite you to join me for an invigorating week of creative movement and flow as we strengthen, align, and restore. Class offerings will include twice daily Yoga (morning Vinyasa Flow, evening Candlelight Restorative/Yin), and Themed Workshops in Fitness, Yoga, Acrobatics & Partner Yoga. Guests are free to take whichever classes they choose. There will be plenty of time during the day to explore what the beaches, town, and tropical jungles have to offer - and there is indeed plenty to do!
Anamaya Resort sits atop a majestic cliffside overlooking the ocean. The grounds are steps away from epic waterfalls, surrounded by monkey-filled jungles and located in one of the world's most charming tropical beach towns. Accommodation in luxurious, individually crafted bungalow cabanas and three daily organic, locally sourced meals are included in the price of your package. A variety of spa services - massage, infrared sauna, and infinity pool - add to your luxurious stay.
Enjoy the rich and diverse nature of Costa Rica with exhilarating canopy tours, zip-lining, waterfall and nature hikes, surfing, horseback riding, and more. Throughout your stay, lounge in the hammocks and infinity pools, receive a spa treatment, and catch up on restorative sleep.
Retreat Package Includes:
* 7 nights accommodation - single, double, or shared
* 3 daily organic meals (options include vegetarian/meat, gluten-free, raw, sodium light, etc).
*Salt-water infinity pools and detoxifying infrared sauna
* Themed workshops in fitness, yoga, acroyoga, functional training.
* Twice daily yoga sessions (most days)
* Organic farm and butterfly tour
* Waterfall and nature hikes
* Sunset bonfire
Additional Activities and Amenities:
* Spa and massage services
* Horseback riding
* Cooking lessons
* Surf lessons
We are happy to help coordinate shared accommodations. Each of the cabanas are uniquely crafted and sit either cliffside ocean-facing or toward the lush jungles thriving with incredible species and sounds.
International and local transportation not included.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Starting at $1285.
Contact Naheed: email@example.com
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We're back on Wednesday Nights at Mariner's Village Clubhouse! 4600 Via Marina, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.
YOGA-ACRO-CORE - Wednesdays @ 7 PM at the Clubhouse! Blend of Core Conditioning, Yoga Sequences, & Acrobatics Infused together to leave you strengthened, stretched, and blissed! ALL LEVELS WELCOME! I'll take care of the rest :)
Advanced sign-up is helpful for timely start.
Create expressions of your own true self, and your soul will be free.
Create. Don't regurgitate.
Doing what others think you should do, or what you think you should do based on what others do - will never lead to your heart's true content.
Be you. Trust yourself. Create your own, don't regurgitate something else or someone else. We are all unique expressions of ourselves. Why deprive the world of what you have to offer by stifling your own authenticity?
I love when I see individuals, communities, even societies at large emanating true expressions of self. Everyone has a story. Everyone has reasons. There is no right or wrong way to hold a pose, to conduct life, to make a decision, or to be happy and at peace. There is only a way to do something derived from a place of authentic self. And that comes from within. Go out, be you, create, don't regurgitate, express some incredible that comes only from you. After all, if you're not willing to create expressions of your own true self, who else will?
Maintaining equanimity in the face of pleasure or pain allows for a peaceful mind, even though pain is still pain. The mind keeps knowing. #Going inward.
Costa Rica, here we come! Leaving Tuesday on red eye flight, we'll be exploring Arenal Volcano, the hot springs, and Monteverde Cloud Forest before heading down to the Nicoya Peninsula to Anamaya Resort, where the Yoga/Fitness/Aerial retreat will be lead by myself (Naheed Radfar) and Christine Van Loo. I'm super excited to feel the hot humid weather and to explore movement meditation and acrobatic play in an idyllic setting with friends, love ones, and new people with whom relationships are bound to thrive across the span of many years. Travel on my friends, near or far. Life's journey is a constant staple. Recognize it, enjoy it, appreciate it. It has been a few years since my annual pilgrimages outside the country. I used to leave at LEAST once a year, sometimes MOVING all the way to Africa (with my cat, yes, I said it, my cat), for near two years. The rest will be for another blog post. But for now....I am off in two sleeps away to Costa Rica, where the locals say Pura Vida. See you on the other side my friends! xo