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© 2017 by Blue Planet Retreats

Art Workshop & Yoga Retreat

 

08 January - 16 January 2018

&

30 January - 07 February 2018

 

@The Tipi Garden Resort

Gokarna, India

The Course

ART WORKSHOP: ENGAGING THE SCALE EMOTION!

By Sarah Bradpiece, MA

I have created a drawing workshop for anyone wanting to develop their creative process to run in conjunction with the yoga course run by Atalya Levy.

As yoga focuses the attention on the body's internal space, and the nuances of the body dialogue, so the drawing course will seek to reflect this by paying attention to the action of drawing as well as how we really see and how we think.


Mark making, tone and perspective can be a gesture of using a tiny paintbrush with the thumb and forefinger, or using the whole body to create a line in wet sand with a stick.


India is a mammoth landscape of massive contrasts. From tiny miniatures painted with minute attention to detail, to the huge effigies of the Buddha or Hindu Gods. Indian culture is in itself a masterclass at engaging the emotions of 'SCALE'.


Using different mediums, ranging from fine pen and ink, to thick charcoal and powder pigments, we will begin by exploring the way 'scale' engages our attention.

This is a unique opportunity to challenge, play and explore your creative nature and unleash the exciting undiscovered parts of yourself. 

The YogaPlus+ Package

 The retreat runs for 9 days and consists of 1 daily yoga class plus 2 daily Art classes. We also provide accommodation, breakfast and lunch. 


Your day begins with an invigorating morning yoga class followed by a healthy, delicious breakfast.  

 

You will then have the first of your Art classes followed by lunch.

 

Lunch consists of a hearty, nutritious meal made from locally sourced ingredients. We offer vegetarian or vegan food but if you have any specific dietary requirements then please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate you.

 

After lunch it's your chance for some free time to enjoy the beach, explore the local area or just chill in a hammock.

 

Your second Art class is in the afternoon.

 

You are then free to enjoy the sunset and jam sessions on the beach and in the evening sample the cuisine in one of the many local restaurants. We strive to achieve a healthy balance between learning and fun during your YogaPlus+ retreat. 

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The Venue

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The Tipi Garden Resort is in Kudle Beach in the South Indian state of Karnataka.

Located on a beautiful, palm-fringed, tropical beach on India's Arabian Sea coast, next to the holy town of Gokarna, the Tipi Garden Resort has a variety of accommodation to suit every taste. From luxury tipis, to traditional rooms and even a treehouse-style rooftop.

The accommodation is set in a vibrant, tropical garden just one minute from the beach.

The Tipi Garden Resort is located on a large piece of private land hemmed in by the  stunning  beach and the forested green foothills of the Western Ghats. Kudle Beach can be easily reached by taxi or rickshaw from Gokarna town.

Gokarna is well connected by bus and train. Buses stop right in town and Gokarna Road railway station is just 15 minutes away by taxi. The nearest airport is Goa's Dabolim Airport which is 150km north of Gokarna. If you require any assistance with your travel arrangements please contact us.
 

Our Instructors

Sarah Bradpiece, MA is an established international artist who has exhibited in many of Britain's major museums and galleries including the Hayward and Serpentine galleries in London.  

 

She has travelled and exhibited extensively throughout the world, but has settled in Italy, where she also runs art courses @ the www.thearthouseumbria.com

 

Her travels around India have been influential in the inspiration for and design of this retreat.

Atalya Levy is the resident yoga teacher and co-founder of the Tipi Garden Resort. She is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher and has trained under Shakti Mhi, the founder of Prana Yoga College as well as others during her numerous extended trips to India.

She predominantly teaches general and Hatha yoga in the Prana style. With a strong focus on safety, proper alignment, breath control and the intuitive flow of the asanas, she teaches the students how to create and retain prana (the life-force) while stilling the mind into a meditative enjoyment of the present moment.

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Previous Workshops by Sarah Bradpiece

YogaPlus+ Package Booking & Charges

This YogaPlus+ Retreat runs for 9 days.  You can choose between two dates: from the 8th January to the 16th January 2018  or the 30th January to the 7th February 2018. It includes:


8 Nights Accommodation
2 Meals Daily
9 Yoga Classes
14 Art Classes

The prices below are the total price of the retreat per person based on two people sharing a room. 

Cost Per Guest             €519 (EUR)    £475 (GBP)    $615 (USD)

You can view all the accommodation types on our ROOMS PAGE.


(Please note that due to fluctuating exchange rates the price on the day you book may be slightly more or slightly less than the prices indicated above.)


At an average cost of €55 / £50 / $65 per day this retreat is excellent value for money. As the number of places is limited to just 14 we advise you to book early in order to avoid disappointment.

 

You can book by either writing to us at blueplanetretreats@gmail.com (remember to tell us your choice of room) or by using the online reservation (enter the check in / check out dates (8 January-16 January 2017 or 30 January to 7 February  2017) in your chosen YogaPlus+ room)


We look forward to meeting you soon!

BOOK NOW

Each retreat is limited to just 14 places.

To reserve your place please contact us at:  blueplanetretreat@gmail.com