3 Day Friends RetreatKarin Laing2022-05-14T23:49:40+02:00
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5 Day Friends Retreat with Yoga and Meditation
At L’Gharix Temple retreat on Gozo, we offer you an uplifting experience of joy as you immerse yourself in the Mediterranean island life and experience different adventures, whilst improving your health, fitness, and emotional wellbeing.
Be it a walk to the ancient temples with your friends, along beautiful, wild trails and finding.
Doing early morning Zumba overlooking Blue Lagoon. Or enjoying Yoga with a view across the sea at sunset
Or exploring a cave that overlooks the most beautiful beach, then relaxing on the beach and taking an invigorating dip in the sea.
Simply giving yourself this gift of time away from your busy life to rest both your body and mind with no guilt attached.
Sharing experiences like these with your best friend or friends, sisters or daughters, these like-minded, inspiring and encouraging women, having a giggle, a laugh and fun, is invigorating.
This five-day Friends retreat will leave you feeling enriched, empowered, enlightened and enthused. An island wellness retreat on Gozo, Malta like no other.
–Intention setting in the Ancient Temple
FOR WOMEN WHO:
Want a fun adventure and uplifting experience on a Mediterranean island, focusing on the well-being of their body and mind.
Want to enjoy daily fitness and movement, incorporating meditation, yoga, and Zumba, guided by a tribe of passionate and encouraging trainers.
Plus, importantly, have some time allocated for relaxation too
Would like to integrate some form of exercise and movement into their weekly routines if they are not doing so already
Want to calm their minds and escape the stressors and demands of daily routines
Are looking for direction and clarity and would like a new perspective on some aspects of their lives. Private sessions offered are intuitive counselling, Hypnotherapy, Past Life Regression and Energy Healing
Want to have everything planned during their stay, allowing them to fully switch off.
Range between mid 20’s to late 60’s
Are like-minded, spirited, fun, intrigued, enthused, easy-going, supportive, and adventurous women
ABOUT THE 5 DAY FRIENDS
Join us for this exclusive 5 Day Friends retreat where you get to explore this healing Gozo island with your best friend, sister, mom or daughter.
So the first thing to know is that our program is super-flexible! This is a retreat and not a boot camp.
The flexibility in the program also depends on the days you book your retreat and will be adjusted
All our offerings are yours for the taking – from early morning walks, meditation, yoga, Zumba to watching the sunsets in the evening. It’s up to you if you’d like to join us.
Depending on the time of the year you book your retreat we let the sunshine decide when it’s time to start our day, move and explore the island. We are here to share our passions for food and positive transformation to help you make the most of this holiday for your health and wellbeing!
You will benefit most from this retreat if you are …
stuck in a relationship or difficult situation
ready to let go of what is keeping you back
wanting to live an authentic life
ready to live your best life
a survivor of trauma or abuse
feeling depressed, lonely or unmotivated
needing a sense of belonging
open to understand what will bring you joy
inspired to connect with friends that speak your soul language
If you identify with these sentiments but don’t know where to begin … then this retreat is for you!
5 Day Retreat Itinerary
Retreat Duration: 5 days
Maximum no. of participants: 8
Days with instruction: 5 days
Times on program adjusted according to the season. Starting time of retreat earlier in spring, winter and autumn.
Day 1 : Welcome and Intention Setting
On arrival at Malta airport you can take a taxi or bus to the Gozo ferry terminal. We will collect you at the ferry harbour in Gozo. L’Għarix is 10 minutes’ drive from the ferry. We can discuss your travel options when you book. (Airport to Gozo transfers are not included but can be arranged).
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Arrival and Check-in at L’Gharix
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Group welcome, introductions and intention setting for the retreat Opening ceremony for the Retreat in the ancient cave at L’Gharix
Afternoon tea and cake served on the patio and meeting the group.
07:00 am – 08:00 am Early morning Yoga at the L’Għarix pool terrace
8:00 am – 09:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am Visit to Ggantija Temple
10:00 am – 10:30 am Tea, water, or juice on the patio
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Divine feminine energy and the chakras.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Delicious vegan lunch on the poolside patio
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Explore the 7 sacred Goddess archetypes and find the one you resonate with.
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Tea break
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm Visit ancient temple at Ta’Cenc. Journaling and reflection time.
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Evening walk on Ramla Beach watching the sunset.
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner
7:00 am – 8:00 am Early morning yoga on the L’Għarix pool terrace
8:00 am – 09:00 am Breakfast
9:30 am – 11:00 am Group guided meditation in a private cave with Tibetan singing bowl sound healing (Meeting your Inner Goddess)
11:00 am – 11:30 am Tea, water, or juice on the patio
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Group discussion on the mindful goddess
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch and relaxation
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Checkout from rooms
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Farewells and departure
This Friend’s retreat is for a minimum of two women to eight women. Ideal for a group of friends, sisters, mom and daughter/s and a great adventure to get away. and popular as girl party celebrations such as hen weekends. The Five Day Friends Retreat is €3070 per participant. Accommodation can be arranged at L’Gharix for two or three participants and larger groups at another farmhouse close by. The 5 Day Friends Retreat can also be as a Private 1 on 1 retreat, it is €3070 for a single person. It will be custom designed to suit the participant
What’s included in your 5 Day Friends Retreat:
-5 days/4 nights in one of the beautiful rooms at L’Gharix or nearby
-Daily early morning walks incorporating guided meditation
-Daily yoga sessions by Sharon or Monique
-Zumba led by Georgette, Gaby, Pahola or Tina
-One relaxing Massage during your retreat
-High vibrational and nutritious meals, snacks and drinks prepared using local produce
-Several outdoor excursions including visits to ancient temples
-Enjoying the outdoor pool and beach time in summer and autumn
-Learn practices proven to help self-transformation
-Watching the spectacular daily sunsets
-One-on-one sessions with Karin (as per program schedule)
-Visit the ancient Ġgantija temples
-A Red Tent Women’s Circle with an intention setting ceremony on the last evening
-Complementary journal, L’Gharix pen, and rose quartz crystal
-5 days of well-being and tools to continue your transformation at home
5 DAY FRIENDS RETREAT
A group women’s retreat with a qualified therapist
A beautiful holistic retreat venue with it’s own private cave
Explore Gozo, nature, beaches and the ancient temple sites
Enjoy time with your best friends, sister or daughter finding your inner balance again
Individual Energy Healing or Hypnotherapy or Reading with Karin
Red Tent Womens’ Circle on the last night
5 DAY FRIENDS RETREAT
The cost of the 5-day group retreat is €3070 per participant.
The retreat is a five days transformational experience.
The price includes:
– 4 nights’ accommodation either at L’Gharix or a farmhouse nearby
– Excursions to the temples as part of the program
– All specified sessions facilitated by a qualified therapist
– Self-reflection time in nature or on the beach
– All nutritious meals and water, tea, coffee and juice included
– Travel costs to and from the retreat
– Any drinks besides tea, coffee, fruit juice and water that are provided (No alcohol provided)
– Extra activities and excursions costs (Beauty treatments or Extra Therapy can be arranged)
Guests who wish to extend their stay at L’Gharix are invited to book an extra nights accommodation (€120 per night per person or €150 per night in the double en-suite room for two or €120 per night in the single en-suite room).
30% deposit is required on booking. The balance is due on arrival. Payment can be made via PayPal (including Visa and Mastercard), Bank payment or cash.
The deposit is non-refundable but can be moved to a future date with more than 48 hours’ notice (or in the case of a valid last-minute emergency).
LEARN MORE ABOUT …
Venue & Location
Learn more about L’Għarix Temple Retreat and the island of Gozo.
This private, friends group retreat can be booked for any dates that suit your schedule (subject to availability). Contact Karin to enquire about booking a 3 Day Mindful Goddess Retreat in Gozo, Malta.
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