Tantra Yoga, Liquid Breath: Subtle Body Retreat (Mozambique)
May 12 - May 19$1450
7 Night – Luxury Wild Dolphin + Yoga Retreat
With Valentina Leo, Rhianne van der Linde & Courtney Ward
This is the invitation we extend to you! Swimming with dolphins is a direct transmission of the liquid state…when they make eye contact with you, they flood you with pure love. Swimming with dolphins is an encounter with profound and direct intimacy with life. These magnificent, highly intelligent ocean creatures hold nothing back – they dive into every moment with full presence and total delight. They find the beloved everywhere. Imagine receiving this kiss of life from the dolphins – and cultivating it in your own life.
Rooted in the ancient wisdom of the Vedas and the healing science of Ayurveda, this āsanas practice is the container for all our other practices. Focused on intrinsic relaxation of the physical body and the conscious mind, this sequence will meditate you into the Deepest Essence of your Being, where True Self reveals. From this space of infinite stillness, authentic expression can be found.
(This practice is accessible to all ages and levels of fitness)
Watch a video here to understand more:
Breath-work is the key to consciousness and the breath is the single most powerful tool we have as a force for waking up on the planet right now. The breath is the most intimate touch of existence…this first beloved caresses us from the inside all the time and yet we hardly notice its presence. Most of us have hardly begun to explore the power of the breath as a tool to deepen our intimacy with ourselves and with existence.
Tandava, is a Traditional Tantric Practice from the Kaula Tradition of Kashmir – a very slow, mystical dance that leads to the perception of the Cosmic Body and Attunement to our Infinite Nature. As a traditional practice of Totality, Tandava can indeed catalyze the experience of Spiritual Awakening. Using breath sound & movement we will explore the pathways that open as we surrender to sexual energy as a vehicle for awakening, deepening awareness and sensation. If our lovemaking is with all of existence as an act of devotion, then our sexual energy is like a rippling blue flame – a cool fire that ripples under our skins and sets every part of our bodies alight.
Accommodation in Tartaruga, Coastal Forest Luxury Tented Camp
Tucked away in the coastal forest canopy right on the beach, the camp offers total privacy. With a maximum capacity of 16 guests, we offer you an exclusive and luxurious wild dolphin swim getaway. Built on wooden platforms, all tents are spacious and airy, fully fitted with en-suite bathrooms, hot water, tea/coffee making facilities, electric fans, white linen and very comfortable beds boasting ‘walk-in’ mosquito nets. Shaded wooden walkways link each tent with the main deck, pool and boma areas.
Two beautiful communal gathering areas, one tucked into the forest canopy and the other over looking the magnificent Indian Ocean, a pool, a boma fireside area and of course your private balcony at each individual tent promises to make this a simply gorgeous, nature RICH stay.
Soul Investment for the Tantra Yoga, Liquid Breath, Subtle Body Wild Dolphin Retreat :
A non-refundable $550/€500/ZAR7000 deposit is required to secure your place.
7 nights accommodation in luxury tented lodge (twin share or single)
7 x catered brunches: A generous brunch is served after the launches each day
5 x Dinners ( x 2 Dinners at own expense in the village)
3 x Dolphin Swim Launches: Educational, respectful and awareness based Dolphin swims guided by Courtney
Professional Snorkeling Equipment x 3 Ocean Launches
4×4 Transfers from the border to camp (return)
Indigenous and Shamanic Sound journeys with Courtney
Snorkeling course, Code-of-conduct, Boat safety briefings
Photographs of your ocean experiences
Tantra Yoga, Liquid Breath & Subtle body sessions with Valentina & Rhianne
- Transport to the Mozambique border (we will arrange a shuttle bus from Durban airport to the Mozambique border, cost to be advised)
- 2 x evening meals for own expense in the village
- All Drinks except TEA and COFFEE are for your personal account
- Visa (ONLY for non-South African passport holders)
All dolphin interaction is conscious and respectful on the dolphins terms and natures conditions
Ponta Malongane and surrounding marine area is home to approx. 200+ Wild Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins. You will have several opportunities to observe, meet and encounter these intelligent beings in their natural environment. The sound of their song penetrates your body and can utterly transform the degree of freedom with which you live your life
This Tantra Yoga, Liquid Breath, Subtle Body Dolphin Swim Retreat is open to all seekers of truth of any gender or orientation, single or partnered. Men, Women & Couples are welcome.
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Valentina Leo (a.k.a. Mrslove) is an Artist, a Lover, a Mother and a Fool. A Tantric Practitioner, teacher of Enlightened Sexuality and an Explorer of the Tantric Realms for over 15 years. Valentina is an embodied initiator (Dakini) and a devoted student of the Traditional Kaula-Tantra lineage of Kashmir Shivaism that recognises the body as Vibration, Space and Celebration of Cosmic Divinity. Valentina is known for her unique talent in creating safe and sacred spaces where seekers of all ages may claim their own Spiritual Eroticism. With grace, charm and humour, she has guided and supported many men and women on their sacred journey towards themselves. From this place, ultimate Freedom can be experienced as the True Essence of Love – which is the heart of all Tantric teachings.
Rhianne van der Linde: Is an avid dolphin dreamer, explorer and breath worker extraordinaire. For the past 6 years she has been creating, organizing and co-facilitating retreats in Mozambique. The energy of her many encounters with the dolphins and the vastness of the ocean permeates her being. She is an avid alchemist and a dedicated dreamer with a depth of knowledge and experience of transforming the mundane into the magical.
Courney Ward: ‘Essentially a performer in the great arts of the divine’, Courtney is a talented artist, actor and musician. She is especially gifted in her spontaneous ability to apply her artistic gifts and musical talents to a group dynamic in aid of personal transformation and creativity.Since 1999 Courtney has worked passionately and intensively with the resident pod of Inshore Bottle Nose dolphins of Southern Mozambique as Halo Gaia’s owner, Ponta Malongane`s Ocean Safari guide, leading Dolphin Swim Facilitator and data collector. Through her intimate relations with the dolphins, her love of people and her love of the ocean, Courtney offers an extraordinary Ocean Awareness program.