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Yoga garden retreats
with Michelle Johns
Quinta do Rio, Algarve, Portugal
23rd - 28th December 2023 
Prices £1495 -Private Room

Embrace Joy, Rejuvenation, and Transformation

Kundalini Meditation & Yoga, Cacao Ceremony, Gong Sound Healing

Escape to the enchanting beauty of the Algarve this holiday season and join us for a magical Christmas wellness retreat   Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings of Quinta do Rio, a hidden sanctuary where you can replenish your energy, restore your health, and discover inner peace and balance.

During this intimate  5 night retreat we will focus on the transformative practices of Kundalini yoga and meditation, designed to awaken your inner magic and invite more joy and abundance into your life. Each day will be filled with soul-nourishing activities, including Kundalini yoga, Kundadance, breathwork, meditation, and gong sound healing. We will also be hosting an incredible cacao ceremony. This sacred gathering will provide a space for deep connection, healing, and self-discovery. With ceremonial-grade cacao as our guide, we will embark on a transformative journey, setting intentions and opening our hearts to the wisdom and healing properties of this sacred plant medicine. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will nourish the body, mind, and soul. These practices will ignite your inner light and guide you towards a state of profound wellbeing.

In addition to these transformative experiences, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in daily infrared sauna sessions, invigorate your body with the Chi machine, and experience the therapeutic benefits of the "bed of nails." You can also enjoy leisurely walks in the local area, try Nordic walking, challenge yourself with a game of table tennis, or practice your putting on the green. These offerings will further enhance your retreat experience, allowing you to connect with your body, nature, and the present moment.

To nourish your body, we will provide you with wholesome, delicious meals, as well as healthy shots, nourishing smoothie bowls, shakes and warming soup. This will support your body's detoxification process and provide the nourishment it needs to thrive.

But this retreat is not just about the activities and amenities. It's about creating a supportive and nurturing space where you can release stress, let go of old patterns, and embrace a new sense of vitality and wellbeing.

Spaces for this Christmas wellness retreat are limited, ensuring an intimate and personalized experience for each participant. If you're ready to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery, rejuvenation, and joy, contact us to reserve one of the remaining two spaces.

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What is included in this luxury wellness retreat?

  • 5 Nights all-inclusive accommodation

  • Daily Kundalini Yoga or Kundadance

  • Daily meditation and Gong Sound Bath

  •  Daily Infrared Sauna

  •  Cacao Ceremony

  •  Nordic Walking

  • Smoothie Making Masterclass

  • Optional Thai Massage

What’s not included

  • Flights to Faro

  • Airport transfers (€55 each way)


23rd to 28th December 2023 - £1495  Private Room.


For further details and to book this event please email via the link below:

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Michelle Johns

'Hello, lovely souls! As you consider joining our small, exclusive, transformative wellness retreat I wanted to take a moment to share a little bit about myself and my journey.


For the past four decades, my passion has revolved around helping people look and feel their absolute best. It all began when I opened my first beauty salon in Bath in 1981. Assisting my clients in achieving their skin goals brought me immense joy and fulfillment. However, as time went on, I started delving deeper into the world of nutrition and its profound impact on our overall well-being.


Around 15 years ago, I stumbled upon Kundalini yoga and meditation, and it completely transformed my life. This practice became a powerful tool that allowed me to navigate stress with grace, harness the power of breath, and shift my emotional state. The incredible technology behind Kundalini yoga offered me life-changing hacks to renew and recharge myself.


Over the years, I have been humbled and honored to share these teachings and witness the profound healing experienced by my students. It has been an absolute joy to witness their restoration, revitalisation and transformation. Now, I feel incredibly blessed to bring all of these elements together for you and your friends to experience during our 4 night retreat at Quinta do Rio.


My promise to each of you who chooses to retreat with us is simple yet profound: you will have the opportunity to fully relax, feel revitalized, and restore your radiant self. Together, we will embark on a transformative journey that will leave you feeling renewed, inspired, and ready to embrace life's beautiful adventures.'

The Shred Healthy Eating Plan

During this retreat you will be Introduced to the Shred Healthy Eating Plan, meticulously crafted by Dr. Mitra Ray, a renowned biochemist and cellular biology PhD. This program focuses on detoxifying and nourishing your body with the right nutrients, enabling you to shed unwanted fat and achieve long-term health and weight loss goals.


What sets this plan apart is its simplicity. By eliminating certain elements from your diet and incorporating specific practices, you can experience remarkable results. We say goodbye to sugar, processed foods, takeaways, caffeine, alcohol, gluten, and dairy. Instead, embrace more water, exercise, and the habit of finishing your meals by 6 or 7 pm at very latest. Prioritise getting plenty of sleep to support your overall well-being.


The day starts with warm water and lemon or lime. Followed by a health shot and a nutritious breakfast smoothie bowl. For lunch, indulge in our delectable plant-based protein shakes. Our evening  meal will align with the shred principles.

The best part? This plan is incredibly easy to follow, even beyond the retreat. If you wish to continue your journey towards a healthier lifestyle, our Shred Healthy Eating Plan will be your trusted companion.

Quinta do Rio

Quinta do Rio is just 5 minutes away from the beautiful unspoilt fishing village of Ferragudo, which has a quaint and traditional square.  It is famous for it’s beautful beaches, spectacular cliffs top views and warm friendly vibe.


Thank you for such a wonderful experience - learning new things everyday, the walks, the smoothies, it was all just totally perfect and far more than I could ever have expected. Michelle and Gordon, you are gorgeous, kind, thoughtful hosts and made us all  feel totally relaxed and safe. I am taking home some wonderful new learnings and healthy habits’!'

Vikki - London

Thank you for such a lovely welcome, I have thoroughly enjoyed the yoga, sound baths, smoothies, meals,, infra red sauna and chi machine, but most of all I have enjoyed the relaxation this week has given me and swimming in your fabulous pool. Chanting to the sunrise this morning was the icing on the cake

Pam - West Sussex


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