UPCOMING EVENTS AND RETREATS

*NEWSFLASH*

2 NEW IBIZA RETREATS ANNOUNCEd

11-15 July & 3-7 october 2018

(only 5-10 SPACES! BOOK NOW!!)

plus we're returning to goa 8-15 mARCH 2019!

(REGISTER YOUR INTEREST!) 

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IBIZA RETREATS 2018

UPLIFTING 5 DAY RETREATS WITH SALLY-ANNE

AT THE MAGICAL XUCLAR BEACH HOUSE

11-15 JULY AND 3-7 OCTOBER 2018

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A blissful 5 day escape in a truly beautiful place.

A chance to get away from the stresses of everyday life and discover a more relaxed and balanced you.

Learn more about Yoga & Ayurveda and how you can design your own practice to suit your individual needs.

Dive deeper into your practice, eat healthy and nourishing foods, meet like-minded people and give your mind and body a boost in the stunning sunshine island of Ibiza.

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YOGA & AYURVEDA

Sally-Anne is 500hrs (RYT) trained in Quantum Yoga - a method of personal practice optimisation, using Ayurvedic assessment tools to help you understand your dominant “body mind constitution” or “dosha” - “vata” (air & ether), “pitta” (fire & water) and “kapha (earth & water). 

Quantum Yoga is predominantly based on a dynamic vinyasa flow, which works with your personal nature “prakriti”. However, a more gentle practice is always encouraged, whenever your body requires it, and the evenings will often be spent enjoying sunset restorative or yin yoga.

The retreat is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Variations are offered for different levels, so you should feel challenged without ever being be pushed too far.

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YOUR HOME FOR THE RETREAT

Xuclar Beach House is an elegant beach house set high up in the mountain surrounded by forest and opposite the quiet and secluded beach of "Cala Xuclar”. 

It’s under 5 minutes to walk to this heavenly little beach and there are many stunning beaches and nearby villages to explore during your stay with us.

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The lush gardens and amazing views from Xuclar Beach House provide the perfect backdrop for a Yoga Light Vibes retreat - 5 days of yoga, sunshine and deliciously healthy food in this tranquil hidden gem of a retreat centre. 

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An authentic Ibiza experience, away from the hustle and bustle, and a far cry from the more touristy areas of the island.

Here you can immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the incredible sunset skies. 

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In between classes, you’ll have plenty of time for relaxing by the pool, reading, sleeping, walking in nature, exploring the many tranquil local beaches that are found in this stunning northern part of the island.

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ROOM OPTIONS & PRICES

Twin room with shared bathroom - £695 per person

Double room with shared bathroom - £695 per person

Luxury twin room with terrace and ensuite bathroom - £795 per person

Cosy double room with shared bathroom (single occupancy) - £895

Double room with shared bathroom (single occupancy) - £1095

Luxury double room with terrace and ensuite bathroom (single occupancy) - £1195

Each room has stunning views either out to sea or to the mountains.

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WHAT’S INCLUDED?

4 nights stay at the tranquil Xuclar Beach House;

Morning meditation and pranayama;

Twice daily yoga (morning dynamic vinyasa, evening explorative/restorative);

 Healthy vegetarian brunch & dinner daily (the retreat starts with a welcome lunch on Day 1 and ends after brunch on Day 5);

Group Ayurvedic assessment at the beginning of the retreat to better understand your “prakriti” or “nature” according to Ayurveda (the Indian Science of Life).

Flights & transfers not included.

 Optional holistic treatments available on request, from the most talented healers and therapists on the island. Massage, reiki, breath work, healing, reflexology, acupuncture and more, all available at an additional cost and must be arranged prior to arrival.

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ayurvedic YOGA Retreat

SAMATA HOLISTIC RETREAT CENTRE

arambol, north goa

8-15 march 2019

CONNECT, BALANCE + RESET

with Sally-Anne & Roanna

AT BEAUTIFUL SAMATA HOLISTIC RETREAT CENTRE, GOA!

This is the most magical retreat location, a short drive to the beach, but totally private and tucked away in the Goan countryside with it's own pool, organic vegetable garden, incredible Ayurvedic health food chef, multiple yoga shalas for daily practice, meditation, pranayama, yoga (dynamic and restorative/yin). Luxury Balinese style accommodation.

It couldn't be more perfectly set up for a Yoga Light Vibes x Yoga Ro collaboration!

More detailed info and full pricing below.

Contact sallyanne@yogalightvibes.com to reserve your spot!

This amazing retreat provided an intensified focus on yoga, allowing me to deepen my practice and understanding. Sally-Anne and Roanna are attentive, supportive and caring instructors who gently nudged me to grow and develop confidence in my abilities. I highly recommend their well-run retreats!
— Robin, USA
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The venue:

Samata Holistic Retreat Centre, Goa, India

In Sanskrit, ‘Samata’ means the state of equilibrium and balance. The core intention of the on-site healing centre is to support you in realising your innate Samata. This intention also runs throughout every aspect of the retreat centre.

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The healing centre:

Samata has its very own on site healing centre, which offers a wide variety of therapies, expert guidance, and an extensive herbal pharmacy to ensure your true wellness and enduring balance. 

 

Price Includes:

·      7 nights accommodation in luxury, Balinese style villas

·      Two delicious vegetarian meals a day (Brunch & Dinner)

·      Access to the Communal Kitchen between meals for tea, coffee, dried fruits, nuts and fresh coconut water, as often as you want it, for those well-needed little boosts of energy.

·      Twice Daily Yoga (Dynamic/Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Restorative Yoga)

·      Daily meditation and pranayama (breathing exercises)

·      Welcome Goody Bag

·      All Yoga Kit (mats, blocks, belts, bolsters)

 

Not included:

·      Additional massages/treatments

·      Flights

·      Transfers

 

Prices per person:

Triple Room: £810 per person.

Deluxe Twin Room: £895 per person.

Private Single Room: £1050 per person.

Deluxe King Room (Single Occupancy): £1340 per person.

Deluxe King Room (Double Occupancy): £1760 for two people.

Luxury Suite (Single Occupancy): £1900 per person.

Luxury Suite (Double Occupancy): £2960 for two people.

 

Email now for further details or to book your space – sallyanne@yogalightvibes.com 

 

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The yoga:

Quantum Yoga is a method of personal practice optimisation, based largely on a creative vinyasa flow style of yoga, and using the wisdom of Ayurveda to create your ideal, optimised practice. It is a playful, authentic practice, which is suitable for all levels. Both Sally-Anne and Roanna like to inspire their students to try new and exciting postures, but also have a deep understanding of what it feels like to be a beginner on this exciting path of yoga. A safe and supportive environment is created for students to explore their practice. All yoga classes will take place in the stunning and well-equipped yoga shalas at Samata.

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The Accommodation:

Samata offers spacious private suites and villas amidst abundant vegetation and paddy fields. The beautiful villas built entirely from reclaimed Teak wood and surrounded by large fruit and spice trees offer a range of accommodation from triple and simple single rooms through to large king size suites and twins, all with en-suite open-air bathrooms and air-conditioning. With a beautiful tear-drop shaped swimming pool, a one-acre organic farm, bountiful gardens, located just minutes from the golden beaches of North Goa, Samata is truly special.

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The Food:

All meals are crafted by head chef Tess Rosenbush from top quality, locally sourced, ethically produced organic foods and freshly picked herbs, veggies, and fruits from the vast organic on site garden. 

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YOGA LIGHT VIBES IN AUSTRIA

SUMMER 2019

REGISter your interest now!

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Namaste yogis,

My greatest passion is to teach yoga in a retreat environment.

If you've never retreated with me before, you're in for an absolute TREAT!

Please contact sallyanne@yogalightvibes.com to register your interest, or if you'd like me to come and do a retreat near you!

I'm always open to new destinations & new collaborations.

With light & love,

Sally-Anne xx

PAST RETREATS & EVENTS IN 2017 & BEYOND

QUANTUM YOGA IMMERSION WEEKEND

poundon house, oxfordshire

1 - 3 DECEMBER 2017

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Thank you to all those amazing humans who were part of our first UK collaboration with dear friend and fellow Quantum Yoga teacher (RYT 500hrs) Roanna Doleman, aka Yoga Ro.

 1-3 December 2017, we spent a glorious weekend of tuning into our natures, finding nourishment, peace and balance before the madness of the festive season really kicked off! At the stunning Poundon House in Bicester, Oxfordshire, we took the opportunity to dive deeper into our yoga practices and into the world of Yoga's sister science Ayurveda.

Through meditation, pranayama, dynamic asana practice and Ayurvedic assessment, we learnt how to design an ideal practice that personally suits each individual's varying needs. By connecting inwards to our true natures (prakriti), we created harmony within the body and the mind, inspiring the group to move towards balance and find more creativity and life force, empowering them to manage their own health and wellbeing requirements, using the wisdom of Ayurveda. 

A deep dive into the worlds of Yoga and Ayurveda, learning how to design an ideal practice, whilst giving a taste of the Quantum Yoga Teacher Training experience. 

Poundon house is located in idyllic, serene grounds, with beautiful bedrooms and a drawing room with a roaring log fire.

It is the perfect winter country escape and only 1 hour on the train from London!

Watch this space for more Poundon House retreats! :)

Contact sallyanne@yogalightvibes.com for more info.

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INDIAN SUMMER was our first official Yoga Light Vibes retreat collaboration

with the amazing &Sister at beautiful Poundon House.

We firmly believe in celebrating nature and especially the natural flow and change of the seasons. As well as providing a huge inspiration, these periods of transition are a fantastic opportunity to look inward, reflect and find momentum for any change in your life that needs to happen.

There is no better way to wake up on a weekend than full of life, love, energy, yoga and a refreshing walk in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The yoga retreat is taking place as the Summer draws to an end and Autumn truly begins, so we will also be expressing gratitude for the Summer and honouring the Autumn with ceremony, ritual and plenty of fresh air to blow the cobwebs away. On our Indian Summer yoga retreat, you will rise to a delicious healthy smoothie, experience dynamic morning asana to energise your physical body, afternoon restorative practices to nourish your souls, replenish with delectable healthy food, go deeper with meditation, balance with pranayama, refresh with long country-walks and connect with like-minded, lovely souls.

As well as a lot of time in the shala with SallyAnne, there will be sound healing on Saturday night, barefoot walks in the garden, star-gazing, hot baths to relax in, massages and treatments to release tension. This carefully crafted yoga retreat will nourish your soul and guide you lovingly on with an open mind and strong heart.

Expect the unexpected and be prepared to de-tech and disconnect from the fast-paced life we are so accustomed to!

The ultimate English countryside retreat!

FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK YOUR PLACE BELOW!

(Or contact aliciaroscoe@gmail.com or sallyanne@yogalightvibes.com for more info!)

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cornbury park, oxfordshire

3 - 6 august 2017

I am delighted to be teaching at Wilderness Festival this Summer!

Join me for my signature uplifting candlelit flow on Saturday 5th August 2017.

 As the night closes in, we will open our hearts and warm up our bodies for the dancefloor!

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yoga light vibes @ obonjan

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14-21 August 2017

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YOGA LIGHT VIBES - GREEK ISLAND RETREAT

 KYTHNOS, WESTERN CYCLADES

JUNE 2017

This Yoga Light Vibes Greek Island Retreat is all about playful exploration, a light-hearted approach to a rich practice dating back thousands of years. This is authentic yoga without taking yourself too seriously. Sally-Anne creates a fun and, most importantly, a safe space for you to dive into your practice, whatever your experience. You will be guided on a magical journey of self-discovery, self-love and spiritual growth, all through the ancient practices of yoga, meditation and pranayama (breathing exercises). You will enjoy learning new practices, while ultimately learning a lot about yourself and the magic of the world and the people around you, likely forming life-long friendships with kindred spirits. If you’re looking to be uplifted and inspired, this is the retreat for you!

* All practices are open to all levels from beginners to more advanced yogis and restricted to a small number of guests (10-15)

EMAIL SALLYANNE@YOGALIGHTVIBES.COM TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE FOR NEXT YEAR! 

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THE RETREAT INCLUDES

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  • 6 island days / 5 nights - luxury accommodation on a seaside villa
  • 2 daily yoga sessions (1h 30min each)
  • Daily guided meditation
  • 3 vegetarian meals (brunch, light lunch, dinner) - Dairy free options available
  • Daily cold-pressed juice
  • Fresh produce of fruits and vegetables 
  • Yoga equipment (mats, straps, blocks, etc)
  • Visit to downtown Kythnos
  • Day trip to Kolona double beach
  • Sunset yoga / yoga on the beach
  • Athens airport transfer to/ from Lavrio Port
  • Free wifi access in the villa
  • Housekeeping service
  • Still and sparkling water provided 

 

As a Founding Member of Obonjan - the magical festival meets wellbeing island - I was out there last summer, 7-14th August 2016, teaching various classes at the peaceful forest haven, the ZEN DEN, and we launched our first ever LIVE DJ FLOW with the incredible Sophie Mackaill behind the decks!

This Summer I will be on the Island for a couple of weeks, teaching yoga, running lots of classes and workshops,

and I can't wait to share the island magic with you!

COME JOIN IN THE FUN!

https://www.obonjan-island.com/worlds-dreamiest-yoga-destinations/

QUANTUM YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

DUWA VILLAS, SRI LANKA

MARCH - APRIL 2018

(SEE TEACHER TRAINING PAGE FOR FULL DETAILS)

YOGA LIGHT VIBES - LIVE DJ FLOW @ COATE STUDIOS

37 Coate st, london, E2 9AG

Saturday 21st January, 4-6.30PM

Join us for our next fun and uplifting Live DJ Flow with the amazing SOPHIE MACKAILL on the decks!

1.5hr vinyasa flow class, with uplifting tunes, good vibes, healthy snacks and drinks. This will inevitably be your most uplifting Saturday if you're doing dry January! What better way to liven up your weekend?

The session starts with a meditative welcome to the mat, followed by a gentle warm up and into the dynamic flow. You can expect an energising yet soothing vinyasa yoga class, with a focus on letting go of the need to “master” the poses. Find yourself relaxing into the groove, leading to a better connection between body, mind and soul.

The music enhances the whole experience. Beats - carefully selected by Sally-Anne and Sophie to accompany the flow - change with the rhythm of the body, and create a beautiful pace for you to follow.

After yoga, the tunes keep on playing, while we tuck into some healthy drinks and snacks, giving us a chance to hang out and enjoy some good vibes with like-minded people. We hope you'll be keen to stick around, enjoy the beats and connect with kindred spirits. 

 

YOGA LIGHT VIBES - sri lanka RETREAT #2

the last house, tangalle

november 2017

 

Having recently returned from our first Yoga Light Vibes Sri Lanka Retreat, I couldn't be happier to confirm that this will be an annual event! November 2017 dates TBC. Watch this space!

Our "signature" luxury Yoga Light Vibes retreat, this is the most incredible 8 day yoga holiday to remember, at the most beautiful venue - The Last House, Tangalle - a magnificent beach front villa - 'home away from home'. It's actually a boutique hotel that we take over exclusively for our intimate retreat (max 12 guests), with the most amazing team of staff, who will see to your every need. Expect delicious and nutritious local cuisine from fabulous chef, Ananda (his name means "bliss") - juices, teas and fresh fruit first thing, a large Sri Lankan brunch post-yoga, and an amazing dinner (mostly vegan/vegetarian and occasional local seafood dishes). Morning meditation & pranayama, followed by 1.5hrs dynamic vinyasa yoga in the morning, then an additional 1hr restorative/explorative sunset yoga in the early evening. The days are yours to enjoy, whether you prefer to explore the local sights, go surfing or boogie-boarding, lounge by the pool or walk the amazing Mawella beach. We are right on one of the best swimming beaches in the south, with a gorgeous pool as well, so there is plenty of time to swim and soak up the Sri Lankan sunshine! 

This is an amazing yoga-filled holiday, with lots of good vibes, adventure and fun thrown into the mix.

Full rate card available on request, or see below for more info on the 2016 rates and room options.

Maximum 12 guests.

Drop me an email to register your interest for 2017 and you'll be the first to know about my early bird rates! 

I'm happy to answer any questions you may have: sallyanne@yogalightvibes.com x

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As a Founding Member of Obonjan - the magical festival meets wellbeing island - I was out there last summer, 7-14th August 2016, teaching various classes at the peaceful forest haven, the ZEN DEN, and we launched our first ever LIVE DJ FLOW with the incredible Sophie Mackaill behind the decks!

Set against the amazing Croatian sunset, with poolside vibes, a group of wonderful yogis came together to flow through our energising deep house set, designed by Sophie and I to uplift the soul and enhance the flow. 

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES ON 2017 OBONJAN DATES!

WE WILL BE BACK AGAIN NEXT YEAR! JOIN US!

https://www.obonjan-island.com/worlds-dreamiest-yoga-destinations/

"Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul creates the symphony of life".

(BKS Iyengar)

More info on OBONJAN can be found HERE. x

A NATIVE RETREAT, SPAIN - INFO COMING SOON!

If the last Native Retreat in the beautiful Darent Valley is anything to go by, the 2017 Native Retreat in Spain cannot come soon enough! More info coming soon. Keep in touch with both Yoga Light Vibes and Native Highs for our next collaboration. 

Watch this space and check out native highs.com for up to date info x