Yoga and Surf Retreats

Come back to yourself and connect with the oceans energy

My retreats are designed to heal, rejuvenate and relax you..

It's time to come back to yourself, remember who you are, love yourself and feel grounded and present.

Increase happiness, feel more focused and get ready to face any challenge by clearing blockages, rebalancing your mind, body and spirit.

 

This retreat will help you feel peace in your mind and love and happiness in your heart.

Love Kirsty

3 Days of Bliss

We stay 3 x nights camping by the sea, under the stars, do 6 x Yoga and Meditation classes over the retreat outdoors or in the village hall. Endless surfing, evening fire pit, optional crystal healing, massage, optional surf lessons and the possibility of SUPing, coastal walks, sea swimming, chilling, beach time, eating together and lots more. You are welcome to find your own accommodation if you don't fancy camping. The weekend event is £290.

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The campsite is at Freshwell Camping for 3 nights, it's right next to the beach. It has showers/toilets/drinking water etc. You can camp (bring your own tent) or they have glamping yurt options (subject to availability) you will have to pay for yurts/your own accomodation. Feel free to book any other accommodation of your choice in Croyde if you don't fancy camping (it's a small village) If camping,  Please book asap to avoid disappointment. I have run many retreats in September, the sea is warmer, and the weather is often fabulous. Camping is included

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Yoga combined with surfing in the ocean will energise, revitalise and relax you (and will be lots of fun!) I believe the ocean is one of natures great healers, it has amazing energy. It is proven that the negative ions near the ocean make you happier. Connecting with nature and the ocean, combined with Yoga and Meditation will be a refreshing, healing, fun experience.

I love Yoga and Surfing, so I want you to give you the opportunity to experience these wonderful things too!

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Yoga and surfing work wonderfully together. Many top pro surfers swear by yoga to compliment their surfing. Yoga helps with being present, building strength, increasing flexibility, enhancing balance, concentration, focus, calm and pranayama increases lung capacity. Yoga helps you surf with more energy and endurance.

 

Yoga helps you to focus in the water and have a personal relationship with the ocean. Whether you are a Yogi looking to try surfing, a surfer wanting to incorporate yoga, to have a lovely holiday or just try something different, this will be great for you.

I organise surf lessons for you, or you can bring/hire your own board and wetsuit and we can surf together at one of the nearby beautiful surf beaches. If you don't fancy surfing you can relax on the beach, explore, have a massage or go for a coastal walk.

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Yoga & Surf Camping Retreat, Croyde,  10-13th June 2022

This Yoga and Surf retreat will be relaxing, rejuvinating and lots of fun. We stay 3 nights camping by the sea in Croyde, do 6 x Yoga and Meditation classes over the weekend outdoors or in the village hall. Endless surfing,  evening camp fires, breakfast and lunch at the camp or on the beach, and dinner out at local restaurants with sea views, optional surf lessons, optional boat trips, SUPing and coastal walks.

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Yoga & Surf Camping Retreat, Croyde,  Devon, 
2- 5th September 2022

Enjoy the tranquility of the beautiful Devon coast, mixed with Yoga, meditation, Surfing, SUP, camp fires, coastal walks, beach time and fun. We will do 6 x Yoga and meditation classes over the weekend and there is an option to book surf lessons. We stay 3 nights camping near the sea under the stars. Three days of Yoga, meditation, relaxation, surfing, coming back to yourself, connecting with the oceans energy, beachtime and lots of fun.

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Dates TBC

Enjoy the tranquility of the beautiful Devon coast, mixed with Yoga, meditation, amazing vegan meals, Surfing, SUP, log fires, massage and healing, coastal walks, beach time and fun. We will do 6 x Yoga and meditation classes over the weekend and there is an option to book surf lessons. We stay 3 nights in a big, luxurious barn in the countryside.

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Dates TBC

This Yoga and Surf retreat will be relaxing, rejuvinating and lots of fun. We stay 3 nights camping by the sea in Croyde, do 6 x Yoga and Meditation classes over the weekend outdoors or in the village hall. Endless surfing,  evening camp fires, breakfast and lunch at the camp or on the beach, and dinner out at local restaurants with sea views, optional surf lessons, optional boat trips, SUPing and coastal walks.

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My Story

I had a dream to run Yoga and Surfing retreats for a long time, but I always felt it was just a distant dream that would may never happen. A pipedream. Until I did a meditation in a small ashram on an island off Guatemala.

I stumbled across an ashram which looked lovely with some beautiful big yellow flowers outside. I decided to join a class there.

 

This class changed my life.

 

We did a meditation called I Am. I saw my soul. It was overwhelmingly beautiful. I realised I was capable of doing anything I wanted. I booked my first Surf and Yoga retreat straight away when I got to my next stop on my trip, Costa Rica.

 

I created my first Yoga and Surf Retreat on my phone using the surf hostels intermittent wifi. It seemed so easy because the work was coming straight from my heart and soul. When the retreat came I wasn't nervous at all and loved every minute. I couldn't believe this was my job! Every time I go to Devon and share my knowledge and heart with the yogis, I feel so good like this is what I am supposed to be doing. ''Its the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting'' Paulo Coehlo. I have been in love with the ocean for a long time. Some connection which feels like its been there within me for many lifetimes. ''The tides are in our veins'' Robinson Jeffers.

The Itinery

Day 

 

5.30pm Welcome Circle, Yoga & meditation in Village Hall or outdoors

7.30pm Dinner together or do your own thing (food cost not included) 

Day 2

8.30-10am Morning Yoga & meditation

1.30pm Optional 2 hour Surf Lesson

Free time- Explore, local activities, surf, beach, lunch together, 

5.30-7pm Yoga & meditation class

7.30pm Dinner together or do your own thing

Day 3

8.30-10am Morning Yoga & meditation 

1.30 Optional 2 hour surf lesson

Free time- Explore, local activities, surf, beach, coastal walk, lunch together 

5.30-7pm Yoga & meditation

7.30pm Dinner together or do your own thing

Day 4

8.30-10am Morning Yoga & meditation

11am leave campsite

 

Suitable for

The Yoga is for beginners and intermediate Yogis, I can vary the postures to suit all abilities. We will do a mix of Hatha Flow, Yin, Yoga for surfing and relaxed Hatha. The style is fun and creative, yet focused and still challenging. Yoga stretches, strengthens, tones, helps to align, and improves the health of the entire body. My varied mix of guided meditations will help you in different areas of your life and help you to calm the mind and bring you into the present. 

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What's included

3 nights retreat by the sea from 5pm Friday until 11am Monday

6 x yoga and meditation classes at the beach, quiet grassy area or village hall I have booked (its unavailable on Sunday morning)

Group coastal walk
Weekend group organisation
Surf lesson organisation

Camping cost

Evening fire pit

Morning tea/coffee (bring a mug)

What's not

Local activities- coasteering, horse riding, walks, mountain biking)

Transport/travel cost and transfer from station to barn

Massage and healing treatments
Tent/sleeping bag
Food cost (bring your own or buy it there, we can eat together but food is not included)
Half day surf lesson cost (£35 pre book)
Surf board hire cost (£15 a day)
Yoga mat- Bring your own

Holiday Insurance

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Gary

''Thank you so much. it was a great week. one I won't forget.

A great group of people in a lovely place. Loved the yoga/ meditation/sunshine and surf.

Learnt a lot and feel a lot more relaxed

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Jen

''Kirsty, thank you so much for making this such a special weekend. I appreciated all the wonderful little touches that made it so relaxing- the presents on our pillow when we arrived, candles, music, cards, decorations etc. The yoga was 'perfect'- nice variation of excercises, good pace, good amount. Lucys food was fantastic. Thanks so much it has been such a pleasure! p.s, loved our walk too...so good''

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Ellie

''If anyone wants a weekend away to help bring you back to yourself then this is the retreat for you! I went last September and I am going to the one in May. I cannot recommend Kirsty's retreats enough. I can honestly say that going to this was one of the best things I did for myself last year...  You are such an amazingly kind and wonderful person, I hope you know this''

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Sian

''Thank you Kirsty! As always it has been amazing. So many positives and absolutely no negatives!!!

Everything was perfect except it went too quickly! 

It has been great being able to do yoga with you again, and I really do miss you now that you're in Brighton.

I can't wait until the next time. Lots of Love''