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|January 3, 2020 - January 7, 2020||€811|
5 Days Divine Cultural, Yoga, and Afro-Cuban Retreat is a 5-day program in which we will travel to the Cuban provinces: Havana and Pinar del Río. You will get to visit three of the most important sites that are part of the World Heritage according to UNESCO: Havana and Viñales Valley.
This retreat combines Cuban Culture, Dance and Yoga with the joy and spirituality of Afro-Cuban Heritage.
The Yoga classes will harmonize your body, your breathing, your wisdom, and your spirit. With Vipassana Meditation sessions, you will learn to observe your thoughts without judging them. If you are new to yoga, this retreat is a great introduction to the practice.
To immerse yourself in the Cuban culture, history, and traditions, Yalorde Yoga will show you non-tourist neighborhoods, enter local houses, share and experience local real life.
Workshops of Afro-Cuban Culture, Cuban System of Health and Food will bring you closer to the Cuban reality.
All this with the guide of Ludisis, who will be at your disposal throughout the trip to provide you the best New Year experience in Cuba. Let’s celebrate the New Year together in the Cuban capital! Havana is a city that embraces you with its breeze from the Caribbean Sea, this year with more bliss than ever, as it commemorates its 500th anniversary and opens its doors for you to discover it.
Can American citizens join this Healing Spiritual Yoga Holiday?
Yes, Americans Can join this tour!
- During our tours, you will engage in additional authorized Support for the Cuban People activities. In addition, you stay in rooms in a rented accommodation in a private Cuban residence (casas particulares), you eat in private Cuban restaurants (paladares) and you buy in privately-owned stores (cuentapropista), as stated by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) (§515.574 Support for the Cuban People, Note 2 to paragraph (a)).
- You need to carry a full-time schedule itinerary in order to meet the requirement. We include this itinerary for free when you book with us.
Want some help planning your trip to Cuba? Contact us we are happy to help.
Dance is the expression of the soul in movements, dancing gives you joy as well as keeping you active and physically fit. Our Afro-Cuban dance workshops will teach you the dance movements of the Orishas (deities of the Afro-Cuban religion). Each Orisha and therefore their dances represent an element of life: Air, Fire, Earth, and Water. Yoga will play an important role in bringing to your healing the spiritual aspect that will indulge you in self-observation through meditation.
The Cuban Culture will heal you with historical-cultural tours through the main sites of the country. A workshop and a consultation with a priest of the Afro-Cuban Culture will give your life a different nuance, you will be able to know about your ancestors and about this ancient Afro-Cuban tradition. The Cubans believe that venerate and respecting your ancestors keeps your faith alive and shows you the path to follow in difficult situations in your life.
In addition to the therapies, activities, and healing meetings, you will also have excursions in the Viñales Valley, a day trip to the beach, visits, and tours through Havana Vieja as well as an old hardtop tour through modern Havana.
To immerse yourself in the purest Cuba, you will visit the valley of Viñales where the farmer full of patience and pride grows and harvests the best Cuban tobacco in the country, where the farmer will teach you that Cuban tobacco is the result of a long process where nothing is left to chance.
You will feel that you’re part of the Yalorde Yoga Cuban family in their Casas Particulares (private houses) in Havana and Viñales, where you will stay during the trip. The typical Cuban family atmosphere offered by these lodgings will allow you to delve deeper into the Cuban culture and be a local during these five days.
As a Cuban, Yalorde Yoga feels very proud to accompany you in this experience to “The Most Beautiful Island of the Caribbean Sea”, Yalorde Yoga invites you to discover Cuba in an active and healing way through this healing spiritual tour.