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Do you take time to do the things you love?

A lot of people still spend most of their lives filled with stress, anxiety, and despair about how they spend the majority of their working and waking hours. How often do you take time to do to the things you love?

It happens to all of us, we get so much caught spending time at work, taking care of our family that we “never” have time.

Sound familiar?

I believe if we dedicate more time of our lives doing what we love and working in a fulfilling job will change the world and the way we treat each other as human beings. It is healthy and needed to organize your days in a way you can be productive at work and you can have some time off. And there is nothing wrong with that. We have this misconception that the harder or the longer we work makes us better workers. I used to believe that for years. Is something I got from the society I was living in before I started traveling as a way of leaving and I am not pointing fingers to anyone here, I take full responsibility, I didn’t know any better at the time.

Nowadays there are so many different ways to produce income, thanks to the internet you can create an online business that will allow you to organize your life in a way you will be able to enjoy more, I am not saying this will be easier it can be a lot of work too but if this is something you choose to do it will be so much more rewarding. I am currently in the process of creating my online business, by taking my classes, workshops, and training online, thanks to Wire Creative. But if teaching is not your thing, there are tons of possibilities, you can be selling through amazon, or working as a virtual assistant, the possibilities are many, you can check this link of the course to know more about it.

I have been so busy these days planning my Acroyoga & Rock Climbing Retreat and planing my classes on top of taking care of my daily obligations, cleaning the house, making sure I feed my cats and find time to spend with my love partner, that a break was needed.

So I decided to go with a bunch of students/friend to climb for fun to Cayman Brac the island, where I will host my retreat in November 2019. and every time I go there I wonder why I don’t do this more often. If I love rock climbing & doing yoga, acroyoga and other things.

You know what? The funny thing is that Cayman Brac is a 40 min flight from where I live, that means I could be doing that once a month at least.

Anyways, I am here today to share with you also how rewarding was to take this group of friends to climb for the very first time. To see their faces after knowing they achieved something they thought it was too hard before trying it, is priceless.


We spend a weekend enjoying amaizing sunrises & sunsets, exploring the island, climbing, rappelling, I showed them some of the caves, I had time to visit some friends and we had so much fun chilling in the pool of the condominiums, with the amazing view of the Clift.

We were so lucky with the weather, Cayman island can be really hot especially in the summer but we had a sunny day, every day.

And I am so grateful for having such an amazing group of people in my life, who like doing all this crazy things.

If this is something you would love to try, check out the info fo my Acroyoga & Climb Retreat in Cayman Brac I love doing any outdoor sports but I understand this can not be for everyone.

Although it is proved that people who stay optimistic and work in a job they love or fulfill them or find time to do things they enjoy they have more quality of life and more lifetime!

I will share some tips here to start the change with simple things:

  • Find time to spend with your loved ones ( family or friends)
  • Get together to play games putting your phone in silence
  • If you work demand to spend too many hours being inside, make time to take a walk before or after work or maybe you can take a break and go for a walk, even if it is only around the block but much better find a nice park where you can go for a walk, fresh air is always good.
  • Do you have pets, play with your cat or your dog for 10 min a day, it will make you feel better.
  • Every day thinks in one thing you are thankful for.
  • Do you like reading, put your phone in silence and read at least 20 min every day.
  • Morning rituals are my favorites, I keep my phone without wifi until I finish my yoga or meditation session in the morning or sometimes is just breathing exercises
  • Take a holiday trip!

I know all these options my sound obvious or my not but seriously, don’t waste any more time you have to make the change happen if that is what you want. Otherwise you will be forever being miserable.

The time is now.

Tell me, what is that you like to do and you keep finding reasons to push it off?

“Insanity, doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results”

Albert Einstein

Let me know in the comment below, I would love to read about it.

“Acroyoga & Rock Climbing Retreat” November 2019

~ Free to Be ~

“Acroyoga & Climb Retreat”

Cayman Brac

When was the last time you feel brave?

When was the last time you have fun allowing yourself to feel like a kid again without judgments?

Would you like to spend 3 nights going to sleep with the sound of the ocean, tapping into your inner sanctuary, connecting with people like-minded in a safe space to practice yoga, learn acro-yoga, experience rock climbing and get to discover what are you capable of?

Are you looking for adventure?

Make the Brac your home for the holiday

3 Nights and 3 Days

~ FREE TO BE ~

Acroyoga & Climb Retreat in Cayman Brac
Friday 8th November

to

Monday 11th Nov 2019

Daily yoga classes, acro-yoga workshop, rock climbing experience, chill out space, pool time, massages treatments, late-night chats under the stars, delicious home-made vegetarian food!

Getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life and tap into your FREE SPIRIT in Cayman Brac

It’s your time to rejuvenate and energize your body and mind, meet wonderful new people, improve your yoga practice, feel inspired, reset and recharge, laugh lots and experience the adventure with no fears on this magical Caribbean Island

I would like you to feel free to enjoy your meals, have fun learning the acrobatic postures of yoga, experience rock climbing with the sound of the ocean and go back home full of energy knowing what are you capable of

Come on your own, with your partner; a friend or a group of friends!

We have space for 12 yogis in the fully equipped condominiums at Cayman Breakers & Kings Point

You’ll go back home stepping into a more confident self, knowing you are capable of so much more than you think, feeling vibrant, stronger and high on life!

~THE ACOMODATION~

Acroyoga & Climb Retreat Nov, 2019

Step into another world upon arrival at our holiday condominiums. Breathe in the fresh sea air filled with the fragrance of pine forest that surrounds this secret oasis nestled in the Cayman Islands. Get ready for stunning sea views and tremendous healing sunrises.

We will stay next to the ocean, having available 2 options of accommodation located on the pristine east end, south shore of Cayman Brac.

  • Kings Point
  • Cayman Breakers.

The grounds boast a rustic set up and offer many spots to practice yoga, hang out and escape the sun. Cool down in the outdoor pool and lounge in hammocks or the chill-out room

Our luxury condos are fully furnished with two bedrooms with a queen bed each and two bathrooms. All linens are included. Kitchens are fully equipped with refrigerator/freezer, stove, dishwasher, microwave, blender & coffee maker as well as dishes, pots, and pans. All units are available with central AC and ceiling fans. Including a separate utility room with a stack washer and dryer.

Perfect options to share between couples or friends.

Kings Point

It is located at the southeast end of the island, close to Great Cave and blowholes. Situated on the oceanfront side, there are views of the ocean and the bluff from all windows.

Cayman Breaker

The Cayman Breakers Condominiums are located on Cayman Brac’s unique secluded southeast end where the sea meets the famous 140-foot Bluff. The view from the “Breakers” is truly a spectacular sight on Cayman Brac! 

5 minutes walking distance from Kings Point

Acroyoga & Climb Retreat Nov 2019 in Cayman Brac

I can’t wait to teach you everything I know and love on the mat!

Our daily yoga classes will take place in the morning around 8:15am (so you can have a lie-in, that’s what holidays are for!)

We’ll start our first day with an energizing vinyasa class, moving in time with the breath, and strengthening and stretching every part of the body. The perfect start to the day!
Progressing to a more acrobatics practice during the 2nd day and closing the holiday with the practice of the Moon Salutation, perfect way to reflect and restore

The afternoon sessions will be a mixture of:

AcroYoga

“A practice of trust”

Acroyoga merges yoga, acrobatics, and Thai massage, through communication, support, strength, and flexibility of the body and the mind

I want you to feel inspired in your yoga practice, to try new postures you didn’t think we’re possible, to laugh and fall on the mat and to feel a new and inspired mind-body-soul connection.

You’ll get the opportunity to connect and increase your understanding of practicing yoga with others getting deeper into the practice. You’ll float out of these sessions feeling inspired, relaxed and renewed.

Rock Climbing

The sport or activity of climbing rock faces. It is a physically demanding sport that combines fitness and agility with the mental fortitude required to conquer an ascension with the aid of ropes and special equipment

 The rock climbing in Cayman Brac is world-renowned for its beautiful limestone and safe reputation. There are over 110 routes on the island with a wide variety of grades for all skill levels. If you have always wanted to try Rock Climbing, this is the perfect occasion to do so. Focuses on top-rope climbing in a safe, fun, and casual environment. No prior climbing experience is necessary. Beginners are welcome, we will be working with certified professionals instructors from Rock Iguana Ltd, the first climbing company in the Cayman Islands!

BE INSPIRED & HAVE FUN!
Acroyoga & Climb Retreat, Nov 2019

This holiday is all about letting go of every day and finding a sanctuary for YOU.

After the yoga classes with me, you’ll leave with a greater understanding of yoga and the acrobatic side of it with breathing techniques that will help you to keep your yoga glow and zen vibe flowing.

In our adventurous Acroyoga and Climb holiday, you will learn to experience and combine the effects of Yoga, Acrobatics and Rock Climbing. Our retreat is very small and personal. It’s the perfect place to unwind, disconnect, and fully focus on yourself and your practice.

~HEALTHY FOOD~

Acroyoga & Climb Retreat Nov, 2019

Enjoy exceptional vegetarian meals with freshly and locally sourced seasonal produce and ingredients. With all the activities planned, you can rest assured you will be well fed.

The generous brunch includes a feast of seasonal fruit salads, homemade granola, yogurt, and veggies dishes every day with a fish option.

Coffee & teas will be available at your accommodation for you to prepare.

Alcohol is not included but it will be allowed during dinner. We encourage you to bring anything you would like to consume as the condominiums kitchens are fully equipped.

Enjoy home-made vegetarian dinners using only the best local and seasonal ingredients.

Fish, Vegan, gluten & dairy-free is catered for if you let us know in advance

~THE SCHEDUALE~

Acroyoga & Climb Retreat Nov, 2019

NOVEMBER 8TH, 2019 ~ ARRIVAL~

  • Arrivals from 5 pm (let us know if you are arriving before)
  • Get to know each other and talk about what will be happening during the weekend
  • Welcome healthy, veggie dinner

NOVEMBER 9TH, 2019 ~ Overcoming Fears~

  • 8:15am-Morning 70mins Vinyasa Yoga – Pranayama & Meditation
  • 10:15am- Vegetarian breakfast brunch style.
  • Free time to walk to secluded cove, swim, chill, read, sunbathe, journal, massages, and treatments or whatever you desire!
  • Massages and beauty treatments (optional)
  • 3pm- We are going to Rock Climb and Rappel
  • 7pm-Delicious veggie dinner.
  • After dinner fun & chats

NOVEMBER 10TH, 2019 ~Stepping into a Stronger Self~

  • 8:15am- Morning 70mins Funky Yoga Postures.
  • 10:15am-Vegetarian breakfast brunch style
  • Free time to walk to secluded cove, swim, chill, read, sunbathe, journal, massages and treatments or whatever you desire!
  • Massages and beauty treatments (optional)
  • 3pm-Let’s practice Acroyoga!
  • 7pm-Delicious veggie dinner.
  • After dinner fun & chats

NOVEMBER 11TH, 2019 ~ DEPARTURE~

  • 8:15am- Morning 70mins Moon Salutation- Journal & Meditation
  • 10:15am-Vegetarian breakfast brunch style
  • Free time to walk to a secluded cove, swim, chill, read, sunbathe, journal, massages, and treatments or whatever you desire!
  • 2pm-Getting to know the island and visit the caves (optional-no extra cost)
  • Departure
  • If you are staying longer we will go out for dinner ( non-included) and we can arrange you to stay one more night at the condominiums for a fair price if you let us know in advance
  • Freedom to eat out & go out with your friends

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Renée Ravazzani 

From Argentina

Founder of ” Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga & Performances Ltd” 

She is an entrepreneur yoga instructor certified by the International Yoga Alliance, an aerial circus acrobatics performer, a rock climber, diver, and fire dancer!

Little- known fact: When Renée was 20 years old she saw the Cirque Du Soleil show for the first time and she knew that is what she wanted to dedicate herself to. A couple of years after Renée said ‘see you later’ to Argentina, her home country in order achieved her dreams and discover the world. During her traveling, she had the opportunity to continue her education, perform and teach in places like France, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, India and now the Cayman Islands where she lives full time 

With a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and 10 years of experience, she follow her passion of helping others to overcome fears and motivates them to discover a new world of physical activities like aerial silks, aerial hoop, yoga and acroyoga classes.When she arrived in Grand Cayman in 2015 decided to bring together her passions yoga & acrobatics into unique classes in the Cayman Islands

~DATES & COSTS~

Acroyoga & Climb Retreat

  • 3 nights, Arrival Thursday, 8th. / Departure Monday, 11th, November 2019.
  • If you would like to arrive earlier or stay longer the option is available. Please let us know in advance to make the proper arrangements and give you a good deal.

What’s included :

  • Vinyasa Yoga class, Funky posture yoga class and Acroyoga workshop,
  • Rock Climb & Rappel tour + climbing gear
  • Getting to know the island drive and visit the caves last day activity
  • Shared accommodation in luxury sunset and ocean view condominiums
  • Breakfast brunch style, dinner, coffee and tea (the apartments are fully equipped if you want to bring anything extra you know you would like to eat or drink)
  • Cayman Brac Airport pick up and drop off

What is NOT included:

  • Flights are not included but you can book an international flight to Grand Cayman and from there to Cayman Brac; is a 40min flight with Cayman Airways
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Health insurance (you should have your own personal health and travel insurance)

SPECIAL Last Minute!

US$829 or KY$679 PER PERSON

To the first 5 persons to sign up

US$889 or KY$ 728 PER PERSON

After the special last-minute price is full

Based on two people sharing apartment, separate rooms, and separate bathrooms

  • Check-in is at 5pm
  • Check out is at 6pm

Prices are based on sharing a double occupancy apartment, separate rooms (come with your partners, besties or make new friends with your roomies!). Sharing with fellow yogis is the best way to get fully immersed into the retreat experience!

The option of sharing the apartments between 2 couples or 4 close friends is available.

HOW TO BOOK

1. Email info@sannyasa.yoga to confirm how many spaces you’d like to book.

-All apartments have 2 bedrooms and a private bathroom.

-All rooms have queen size beds for single or double occupancy

-The option of sharing the apartments between 2 couples or 4 close friends is available( ask for the option if that is your case)

2. To secure your booking, please pay a US$250 or KY$205 non-refundable deposit or the full amount within 12 hours of bookings.

4. Pay the remaining balance by October 10th, 2019.

5. Payment plans available with the early bird price:

  • Pay USD$415 or KY$340 by August 20th, 2019
  • Pay USD$415 by KY$340 September 20th, 2019

Payment Options:

  • Using PayPal

Payee: SANNYASA YOGA ACROYOGA AND PERFORMANCE LTD

Cancelation and Payment Policy

PAYMENT POLICY

After a confirmation has been emailed to you, a courtesy hold requires payment within 5 working days to secure the reservation.

For places that have a waitlist, a 24hr courtesy hold will be offered.

Credit Card Fees

You can always pay with an online transfer from your bank account without any added fee. (please confirm with your bank)

If you choose to pay by credit card, a credit card fee is added at checkout.

RETREAT CANCELLATIONS

It is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policy before making a reservation.

Naturally, no one books with the intention of canceling or postponing their retreat, but unexpected things do happen, so please purchase travel cancellation insurance once you have made your reservation.

DEFINITIONS

“Cancellation” is defined as not attending your scheduled Acroyoga & Rock Climbing Retreat, including postponing or rescheduling.

“You” refers to the guest booking the Acroyoga & Rock Climbing Retreat.

“We” refers to Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga and Performance Ltd from the Acroyoga & Rock Climbing Retreat.

TRAVEL AND CANCELLATION INSURANCE

To join the retreat you must have travel insurance.  Please be sure that your insurance policy covers you for all relevant SPORT ACTIVITIES you will be engaging upon on your retreat & TRIP CANCELLATION. If you choose to do not have one it will be on your responsibility.

Rock Iguana Ltd, the climbing company has insurance for the participant while they are doing the rock climbing activity only and Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga & Performance Ltd has insurance to cover the participant while doing the yoga classes only.

Depending on the policy and conditions, travel cancellation insurance will pay for some or all cancellation fees.

GUEST CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel your trip, Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga and Performance Ltd does not offer refunds for any reason. A portion of your payment may be used as credit for another retreat to be taken within two years of your original retreat date. We will gladly transfer your credit to another guest.

Depending on when you cancel, cancellation penalties may apply.

Fees are determined by the following schedule:

  • If you cancel more than 90 days before your retreat start date, 100% of your payment may be applied to another Retreat.
  • If you cancel 60 – 89 days before your retreat start date, 75% of your payment may be applied to another Retreat. You will forfeit 25% of the price of your retreat.
  • If you cancel 15 – 59 days before your retreat start date, 40% of your payment may be applied to another Retreat. You will forfeit 60% of the price of your retreat.
  • If you cancel 14 days or less before your retreat start date, you will forfeit your entire payment.

Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason. We do not offer credit for a guest arriving late or leaving early. You must submit your signed Participant Agreement form within one week of booking or 30days before he retreat start date, whichever comes first. Guests who fail to do so may be subject to an automatic cancellation and the above policy will apply.

SANNYASA YOGA ACROYOGA AND PERFORMANCE LTD CANCELLATION POLICY

While we have never cancelled a retreat to date, if Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga and Performance Ltd must cancel a booked retreat date for any reason, you may transfer your full retreat payment to another retreat, or you may request a refund of your payment to us, constituting a full settlement.

Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga and Performance Ltd is not responsible for your expenses incurred in preparation for any canceled retreat, such as airline tickets, loss of work, and/or other costs associated with preparing for your trip.

Click here to know more about Cayman Brac

~FREE TO BE~

Acroyoga & Rock Climb Retreat

Cayman Brac,

8th-11th of November 2019

Gone to Cayman Brac

April 5th is finally here!

Acroyoga Workshop in Cayman Brac is happening!

Yesterday I was seating at the airport in Grand Cayman waiting for my flight to Cayman Brac and like almost never happen I am too early so I decides to seat and write.

For the ones who don’t know Cayman Brac is one of the 3 islands in Cayman Islands located in the Caribbean near to Cuba and Jamaica. Is the only one of the 3 where you can rock climb, dive, bike chill at the beach and do an acroyoga workshop 😉 during some dates in the year

Taking a fly from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac is only 40 min; you have to be at the airport for your checking not longer than one hour ahead.

I have to confess I am a little bit anxious. It will be my first Acroyoga Workshop in Cayman Brac and the first ever happening there as well.

I don’t know what beautiful people will find but I am happy because I am so lucky to be able to share my passion with others in paradise.

My flight departed on time, I had a fantastic sleep night and this is my morning view.

I took this with my phone 🙂

I have been teaching since I am 24 years old. I have master degree in Physical Education and I am also a Yoga instructor pursuing my dreams.

I am saying this because I am now 35 and finally putting my self in the place I want to be.

Don’t get me wrong I have been enjoying living the life I want but lately I am looking for more balance and economy stability.

Sounds ironic right?

If I am a yoga teacher I should have found balance already and not be looking for “money” Or that is the misconception about it.

So wrong.

True be told, yoga teachers are human beings as well, we don’t have everything figured out and looking for balance is part of the personal practice.

I like to have a simple life and to do not have any material attachments but I believe after 10 years of hard work, doing my very best to provide quality in all my teachings & other jobs I deserve the reward of living a decent life where I don’t have to be looking for the cheapest, vegetarian dish in the menu if I am eating out with friends.

We all know money is doesn’t make us happy but poverty either.

Let’s be honest, we all want to live a life with bliss and comfort.

I deserve it; you deserve it; we all deserve that.

But how often we forget about that and underprice your work?

I lately learn how to value my knowledge and set boundaries when needed.

To be more confident courage, fearlessness, enthusiasm, and are NOT afraid to speak up for what I believe in.

I love teaching yoga and acroyoga is not the exception.

Acroyoga Practice is all about finding balance with your self and with others. Imagine trying yoga postures on someone else feet or someone else body parts.

Acroyoga word comes from the greek akros meaning= high and Sanskrit word yoga meaning= union. Together they form High Union; from this place so many physical shapes can be formed and students are able to literally and figuratively elevate each other.

I discovered the practice when I was living in Mexico, someone shared it to me and I want to share it as well. My highest aim is to help others to discover this wonderful practice and bring individuals into a state of union with themselves, with each other and with the community. From this place of mutual support the true self can be realised, celebrates and share the benefits of all

Acroyoga is a community based practice in encourages personal transformations. Invites you to experience the full spectrum of your being through opportunities to give and receive, to support and be supported. The best part is that is fun to do and fun to watch. It brings people together the old fashion way through human connection, touch and play

Let’s resume

  • Yoga teachers don’t know everything but we study a lot a compromise to give excellent quality in our teachings.
  • Finding balance is not easy, there is nothing wrong with you if you don’t have it yet.
  • Be aware that acroyoga or yoga practice can definitely help in the search.

Let’s roll the mat and get the party started

If it happen to be that you are close to Cayman Islands and would you like to join on one of my classes or workshops

Let’s keep in touch

P/S: April 5th is the new moon.

The new moon’s energy is wonderful for visualising, setting intentions, and gathering energy for the coming work at hand. This time isn’t good for action, but more planning, dreaming and scheming.

I leave you here with an inspirational quote

“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”

Guy Finley

Namaste

Renée