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Laruga Glaser

Certified L2 Ashtanga teacher
 

17-24/26 June  2023

We are honored to welcome world renown Ashtanga teacher Laruga Glaser to our  studio on our calm, pristine island. She has inspired many a yogi with her the impossible video and her endless stream of tutorials and wisdoms on instagram. A teacher who tirelessly continues to learn about the deep layers of yoga and is devoted to share her knowledge about the philosophies, ethics, and the physical practice in all raw honesty.

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Accommodation

Stay in intimate boutique resort Bamboo Bonaire that offers luxurious private cottages in a tropical, romantic setting with a personal touch. On the resort you will find a salt water lounge pool and spa massage facilities. Gas fired BBQ grills and comfortable lounge seats  and hammocks are distributed amongst the beautiful tropical garden with lots of flora. The cottages are tasteful decorated each with a private porch, and some rooms include a garden with luxurious jacuzzi, spa pool and or outdoor shower.

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Food

Every morning after practice a nutritious vegetarian/vegan brunch awaits you mostly from local produce, home-made by local chefs.  Enjoy warm moringa bread fresh from the oven, scented herb teas from the garden, eggs or no eggs, fresh local fruits.  Upon request we cater for allergies as well.

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Dinners are not included  in order  to offer you a chance to experience the exquisite cuisine Bonaire has to offer.Very often on ocean front locations where you can enjoy the amazing sunsets.  You can  join the group for organised dinners or opt to stay in your cottage and prepare your own meal in your fully equipped kitchen. a group Barbecue can also be organized.

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Yoga

The week long retreat will be a balanced blend of Morning Mysore Style practice, where students will be guided individually and Ashtanga specific workshops. For the Mysore practice guests are split into two groups of beginners and intermediate students so they can enjoy a more targeted guidance from Laruga. Beginners are becoming familiar with the specifics of the Ashtanga Primary series, while intermediate and more advanced students are expertly guided throughout their practice.

 

In the afternoon workshops Laruga helps you dive deeper into the foundations of the Ashtanga yoga practice and the yoga philosophy followed by group discussion. By the end of the week, you will have a greater grounding in all aspects of Ashtanga and leave the retreat recharged & maintaining the gift of yoga.

  • All practices are open to all levels from beginners to more advanced yogis.

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About Laruga

Laruga Glaser has been practicing Ashtanga yoga continuously for over 23 years. Starting at the beginning of her 20s, she was immediately drawn to the practice after working with other forms of yoga years prior. After establishing a committed practice she then deepened her studies traveling to Mysore, India annually to practice at KPJAYI where the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois taught and now his grandson, R. Sharath Jois teaches. Laruga has made more than 14 trips to Mysore and is on a mission to continue to learn and grow as a student as well as a teacher. She is one of the few in the world who have been given the distinction of being certified to teach up to Advanced B, which is not easily given and takes many years to earn. Through it all, Laruga teaches as an act of deep sharing and love for what yoga develops in each individual, facilitating space to open, challenge, and inspire those to realize their inherent potential, and has been personally invited all over the world to do so.

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Your Schedule

Saturday*

Arrival and settling in to your accommodation

Sunday*

8:30 am Breakfast and welcome

Free time to rest, explore or wellness treatments

 

Monday-Friday*

6:00 am/7:30 am Mysore practice

10:00 am Brunch

Free time to rest, explore or wellness treatments

Mon/Tue/Thu 4:00 pm Workshop

6:30 pm group dinner (not included)

Saturday*

7:30 am Primary Led class

10:00 am Brunch

Sunday (9 day package only)

Breakfast

Full day unlimited access to Yoga Festival

Monday (9 day package only)

6:00 am 7:30 am Optional Mysore with Tara Ubachs

10:00 am Brunch

Relaxing Massage

Wellness week

This retreat takes place during the first Yoga & Wellness Week. Bonaire's finest healing and wellness providers offer a diverse range of packages specifically designed to cater  for the retreating yogi's well-being. Choose a package from  the following themes to add to your retreat experience:

 

  • Rejuvenate

  • Relax

  • Heal

  • Explore

 

Body Healing

Yoga Festival

At the end of Bonaire first Yoga and wellness week there'll be a Yoga festival day on one of the sandy beaches. You can enjoy different yoga classes, workshops, lectures taught by local and international teachers. wind down during a wellness session on the beach overlooking the crystal clear waters, eat at one of the local food trucks and do some lifestyle shopping on the market. 

​Tickets for this one day festival is included in the 9 day retreat package.

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Your investment

7 nights package

 

Deluxe cottage   

$ 1849 pp Shared

$ 2585 pp Single

Deluxe Plus cottage   

$ 1958 pp Shared

$ 2801 pp Single

 

Superior cottage with

Jacuzzi or plunge pool   $ 2209 pp Shared

$ 3305 pp Single

9 nights incl Yogafestival

 

Deluxe cottage   

$ 2259 pp Shared

$ 3209 pp Single

Deluxe Plus cottage   

$ 2402 pp Shared

$ 3487 pp Single

 

Superior cottage with

Jacuzzi or plunge pool   

$ 2727 pp Shared

$ 4136 pp Single

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Included

  • 7/9 nights accommodation in luxury cottage

  • Healthy conscious brunches

  • 1 Ashtanga Led Class by Laruga

  • 5 Mysore Ashtanga sessions with Laruga

  • 3 evening workshops

  • Airport transfers

  • Transfers to and from the shala

  • welcome gift package

  • All day Yoga Festival ticket (9 day package)

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Not included

  • Return flights to Bonaire (direct flights from Amsterdam, Miami, New ark, Atlanta, Medellin, Curacao, Aruba)

  • Lunch and Dinners

  • Wellness/massage treatments

  • Optional excursions & activities

  • Tourist tax $75 pp upon arrival at airport

  • Stinapa Nature fee $45 includes entrance to national Park

  • Independent transportation on the island (we’re happy to assist)

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