AcroVenture Retreat (12th -18th September 2020)
This training offers you a wide range of playful elements, including important principles of acrobatics (L-basing, washing machines, whips, pops and flows), functional movement, open play, contact improvisation, martial arts, bodywork, yin yoga and community building. The core of this week will be about cultivating trust, strength and flexibility, within ourselves and as a group of dedicated movers.
Our Teaching Style:
Each season we select a fine variety of facilitators to create a unique and lasting learning environment. Our classes are held in an uplifting, fun and refreshing way. By splitting the main workshops into two levels we can ensure that beginners as much as intermediate practitioners are being met on their level of experience.
Your Holiday Package:
Alongside an extensive schedule filled with 5 workshops a day, you will find many opportunities to spend your time outdoors. We strive to only chose the best locations to make sure our participants get enough time in a nurturing environment.
Following a warm-up of functional movement and yoga, we will work on building up a fundamental skill set in acrobatics. The integration and focus on inversions, handstands and L-basing flows will be an essential part of your morning practice. In the afternoon, we will dedicate our time to a more playful side of moving. Depending on the group there will be classes in contact improvisation, martial arts, partner games and 2 hours of FTC (free training with coaches) waiting for you. This will be your opportunity to work on specific skills and refine them with the coaches on site. After a full day of movement exploration, we will round off the day with a nourishing meal and a connective evening therapeutics class.
11:00-13:30 Acro Skills
13:30-16:00 Lunch & Siesta
16:00-17:00 Movement Exploration
20:30-Open-end Bodywork, Campfire & Yin Yoga
• Basics & Technique
• Flow & Rhythm
• Choreography & Body language
• Partner Calibrations & Progressions
• Endless Fun & Community Spirit
• All Levels are welcome!
With the magnificent view of the Skofja Loka Hills, the Karavanke and the Julian Alps we will be finding shelter in a big farm house made for up to 35 people. We also offer 10 camping spots in case people want to be fully immersed into nature. Each room has a bathroom and a shared kitchen. In addition to the peaceful surroundings and fresh air, the certified eco farm (who produces milk and cheese) offers many opportunities for recreation throughout the day.
Dining with us:
We strive to provide local and seasonal food from eco-villages and organic markets around the area as much as possible. Three times a day we will tickle your palate with vegetarian and vegan delights made by our famous barefootyoga kitchen crew.
Your AcroVenture Team 2020:
Language: This retreat will be taught in english
Beginning & end times of the retreat:
Arrival: Saturday July 12th, 2020 – Your rooms will be available from 4 pm onwards. Around 6 pm we will offer you dinner, followed by a welcome circle with an introduction to our week schedule at 8 pm.
Departure: Friday July 18th, 2020 – We will conclude our retreat with the breakfast and departure at 10 am the latest.
Early arrivals / late departure:
In case it makes your travel itinerary easier (i.e. cheaper flights) you can book your extra days directly with the farm. Once you have signed up we are sending you a PDF with all the information and a contact email of the farm manager.
The price includes:
6 x lodging (all rooms are equipped with towels, sheets etc.)
6 x onsite camping (bring your own camping equipment if you choose to camp)
3 x warm vegetarian meals a day
8 hours of workshop content daily
Holiday and training all wrapped into a juicy package
Price for your holiday package:
Price range from € 650 – € 800
Returning students and “bring-a-friend” bookings will get up € 50 discount!
For more information please click the registration link in the below.
How to get there:
Please follow the instructions in the PDF we will send you on your registration.
Nearest airport is Ljubljana, (30min taxi ride away)
Further away airport is Triest (2h by bus to ljubljana and 30 minutes to Skofja Loka)
Are you offering or looking for a ride? Once you have signed up we will send you a PDF with a clear instruction how to get here and a link to a spread sheet where you can connect to other participants and share a possible ride with.
Any questions left? Please do not hesitate to contact us by email!
your barefootyoga.me Team
Impressions from last years AcroVenture Retreat: