Live Fit for Life
11 - 17 August 2019
Live Fit for Life - transform your health & fitness lifestyle with yoga & the 5 pillars of wellbeing
The Live Fit for life retreat encompasses all that it means to truly transform our health and fitness lifestyles. By combining regular full body fitness workouts with holistic yoga, yoga lifestyle philosophy, and exploring the basics of human nutrition this retreat will help you reboot and refresh and establish more positive lifestyle habits.
Living in a fast-paced world and dealing with the stresses of work and life can lead to us placing our health and fitness on the back burner. By focusing on the 5 main Pillars to leading a balanced lifestyle, we hope to help you unlock and overcome barriers that have been holding you back from truly respecting your mind, body, and soul on the physical and metaphysical levels. The 5 Pillars for attaining Life Balance are 1. Movement 2. Nourishment 3. Mindfulness 4. Self-awareness 5. Environment.
We’ll also introduce yoga as a practice for total personality development that leads to understanding and integration of what a person needs to live in harmony with himself & his environment.
Fitness Lifestyle expert, Coach Olivia, and Holistic Yoga Therapist, Evening Marie will offer the tools and skills necessary to take action in leading a positive, healthier lifestyle.
Coach Olivia will show you how to re-condition your current physical body with daily fitness classes that focus on strengthening the entire body through different workout methods. She will also help you discover new ways of nourishing your body by learning the fundamentals of human nutrition, how to eat for your health. You will participate in live cooking classes that will focus on giving you real tips and tricks to making eating healthy food easy on a daily basis. Finally, she will help you unlock your personal power through self-love workshops and empowerment exercises that will help you reconnect to yourself and your body.
Evening Marie, Suncokret's Yoga Therapist, will lead you through gentle yoga sessions and introduce enlightening yogic concepts that will help you review and adjust your practice and lifestyle habits in a more holistic, balanced way that is appropriate to your personal needs and goals.
This retreat will provide you with a better understanding of yourself, feeling and looking healthier, with an overall sense of calmness and well-being. We hope to ignite a flame from within to help you truly glow from the inside out.
Themes & Program Schedule
Sunday Evening (at Suncokret): Welcome Circle and Program Introduction - Meet your fellow retreat friends, and debrief about your personal intention for your life retreat, get to know your hosts
Monday Theme: Find Your Focus
Morning Practice (at Suncokret) Pillar 1 - Pilates Fitness Fusion Movement Class: Awaken your body with a fitness class that merges the core and strength work of mat pilates in a high-intensity session to release electric vibrations through our mind and body for the start of our week!
Afternoon (at Suncokret): Pillar 2: Breaking Down Nourishment: Focusing on our Second Pillar “Nourishment” students will begin to understand the fundamentals of daily nutrition to live a healthier more nourished life.
During this seminar, students will receive their learning manual and personal food diary, which will allow them to break down how they currently eat, and how they will individually focus on transforming their nutritional habits. Coach Olivia will teach students about the history of food, and what the basics of human nutrition entail. An overview of yogic concepts related to food and basic Ayurvedic ideas about eating according to your constitutional body type will also be given.
Evening (at Suncokret): Yoga Satsang & Connecting to Your Inner Guidance. Satsang on Yoga as a practice for total personality development that leads to understanding and integration of what a person needs to live in harmony with himself & his environment, followed by a guided practice that incorporates deep breathing and helps participants connect to their inner guidance and reflect on their personal intention for the week.
Tuesday Theme: Vitality
Morning Practice (at Suncokret): Focus Pillars 1, 3 & 4: Movement, Mindfulness & Self-Awareness: 3-D Yoga & meditation for Self Love: Gentle yoga session focusing on building 3-D awareness, followed by a meditation to cultivate self-love
Afternoon (by the sea): Go with the Glow Morning Fitness Class: After a relaxing day by the sea, participants will embark on a 45-minute mindful hike led by Olivia through the beautiful nature of Soline reserve, followed by a Jabs class at the retreat (learning the fundamentals of boxing) a great analogy for fighting through life’s tough times, elevating and relieving stress.
Evening (at Suncokret): Focus Pillar 3: A Moment of Mindfulness
Start to restore and repair the personal relationship you have with your body by uncovering the power of positive thinking and healing negative connotations towards your body. Through group self-healing exercises, we will begin a journey to self-love, becoming more mindful of the way we mentally view and treat our body.
Wednesday Theme: Take Your Action
Morning Practice (At Suncokret) Focus Pillars 1, 3 & 4: Movement, Mindfulness and Self Awareness: Yoga practices for good digestion.
Post-Brunch (at Suncokret) Focus Pillar 2 (Nourishment): Conscious Cooking. This afternoon students will participate in a live cooking class that will allow them to become hands-on with the tools and steps needed to build healthy meals easily and on a daily basis. Focusing on fresh produce and the importance of certain nutrients in our daily meals, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, take notes, and learn new skills in the kitchen.
Afternoon (at Suncokret): Focus Pillar 1 (Movement) Group Fit: HIIT: This high-intensity fitness class will test your personal fitness level incorporating a program of full-body exercises to awaken your inner fire and get happy hormones flowing throughout our body. When you exercise, your body releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that increase your feelings of happiness. Inner Fire is an analogy for finding your personal momentum with exercise, during High-Intensity Workouts our Heart rate is increased to a maximal level allowing us to feel more productive, clear-minded and ready to take on life!
Thursday Theme: Going Beyond
Morning Practice (at Suncokret): Focus Pillar 1 (Movement) "Walking with Ease & Confidence" Strength-Based Leg Workout
Using resistance bands this session will focus on strengthening and toning the thighs, glutes, and hamstrings. Our legs are our connection to the earth and by strengthening and forming a mind-muscle connection with them we will be able to feel more functional whilst completing everyday activities in our life. Weak Glute muscles can lead to lower back pain and other injuries. The focus is on building up the natural support system that helps us stand up and walk forward with ease and confidence in life.
Afternoon (by the Sea) - Focus Pillars 1 & 4, Movement, and Self-Awareness: Deep stretching & Refocusing Meditation with Journaling Action Plan. A deep stretching session will help lengthen our body and remove built-up muscle tension from the week, followed by a Refocusing Meditation with Journaling to jot down the pillar + Action Plan you need to focus on when you leave the retreat.
Friday Theme: Reconditioning
Morning Practice (in nature): Pillar 1 (Movement) Deep Core Workout
This session is focused on utilizing deep pelvic floor muscles and strengthening our abdominals, followed by a catch-up session with Olivia to put in place a personal approach to your fitness beyond Suncokret: How can we become more active in our daily life at home?The practice is followed by Meditation for breaking deep habits and patterns.
Post-Practice Mindfulness Picnic Brunch (in nature): Pillars 4 & 5 (Self-Awareness & Environment) Surrounded by the serenity of the natural environment we will refresh and cleanse our minds with a calming meditation practice that will bring us a peaceful moment of clarity, and connect us to our physical body. The session is followed by a wonderful group picnic where we learn how to manage over-eating, and learn to recognize our natural hunger signals + disconnect from unhealthy emotional relationships with food.
Friday Evening (in nature): Reconditioning Workshop & Sunset Meditation: Focus Pillars 4 & 5 - Self Awareness & Environment. This workshop will allow you to understand what it means to refocus and recondition your mind to make more positive daily choices and habits, how to create personal change and the steps to taking action!
This program is interwoven into our weekly itinerary, to provide a complete holistic yoga & healing holiday adventure on Hvar Island - the Suncokret way!
• 60 minute, 1 on 1 Personal Training Session with Coach Olivia - 60 euros
• 30 or 60-minute Personal Life Coaching with Olivia - Work with trainer Olivia in an intimate session that is catered to your individual fitness and health goals. Includes custom Exercise programs and a nutritional plan of action to take home.