CANNAYOGA

Cannabis Yoga

Roxy Louw and Sam Barton presents 
South Africa’s Cannabis & Yoga Weekend Retreat.

Join us for a weekend in the Elgin Valley, nestled between the trees, underneath the stars to understand two of humanity’s most ancient medicines.

Yoga and Cannabis.

Learn how to infuse Cannabis into your yoga practice with Roxy Louw.
Understand the basics and benefits of Cannabis with long time practitioner Sam Barton as well how to grow dagga at home for your personal consumption.

This is a private event in a private place.
Ages 21+.
Cannabis not for sale.
All cannabis must be consumed on site. 

Attendees are invited to bring their personal supply of cannabis to enjoy in a safe and private space.

Dates: 15 – 17 of February

Venue: Elgin

Investment:

Early bird before 25 Dec: R3850 p/p/s or R4350 single occupancy.

Regular: R4350 p/p sharing or R4850 single occupancy.

Monthly Payment option: R1450 per month for sharing or R1620 single occupancy.

Due dates for monthly payment option: 23 December, 25 January, 10 February.

Includes:

Accomodation, food & drink, all workshops, daily yoga.

Transport not included, do ask about share ride.

WEEKEND ITINERARY:

Friday:

  • Arrivals
  • Cannabis and Your Body Talk
  • Dinner

Saturday:

  • Introduction to Cannabis Infused Yoga
  • Morning Yoga
  • Breakfast
  • How to Grow Cannabis Workshop
  • Lunch
  • Time in Nature
  • Cannabis infused yoga
  • Dinner
  • Quiz night

Sunday:

  • Morning Yoga
  • Breakfast
  • Departures

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Corporate yoga events

Corporate Yoga is the perfect break away from the everyday work load and stress in the work space while looking after the wellness of your staff.

These sessions boosts the teams spirit, creates focus and balance and is a fun way to build team unity.

We host 30 min basic yoga sessions at your premises that focus on de-stressing the body, calming the mind while building concentration and boosting the happy hormones.

Briston University conducted a study on 200 employees at three organizations. The employees evaluated themselves on a day with exercise and a day without.

The results were incredible.

On workout days participants’ scores were 21% higher for concentration on work, 22% higher for finishing their work on time, 25% higher for working without unscheduled breaks, and an incredible 41% for feeling motivated to work.

Inquire via email greenleafvitality@gmail.com

Michelle Banwell

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After practicing yoga for a number of years, Michelle took the opportunity of free time upon completion of her Honours in Psychology to pursue a yoga teacher training qualification in 2016.
She completed a 300-hour Vinyasa Teacher Training with Jim Harrington Yoga Union,  equipping her with a teaching approach saturated with the anatomical and physiological processes involved in asana practice.
Michelle’s aim is for students to be given the space to playfully connect with their bodies and minds in a physically safe way, while moving through creative sequences.
Although Vinyasa is her first love, Michelle is also trained in Bikram, and ramps up the intensity of her Vinyasa classes to leave you sweating after a Power class.
 
When not teaching or practicing yoga, you can find Michelle working on her Master’s in Neuroscience through the University of Cape Town, spending time with the animals of her own or helping out at animal shelters, or with her nose in a book. An important fact about her is that she requires chocolate milk to function!

KIDS YOGA

ED3590C2-83A5-497E-A296-2871CEA51491.jpegIt’s hard to be a kid today. Children deal with many distractions, temptations, overstimulation and peer pressure.
Yoga is a helpful tool that can have a positive impact on children and on their development.

Since ancient times, yoga has offered techniques to support growing bodies, restless minds and stressful lives.

Yoga practice supports growing self-awareness, what you really want and love and reconnects you with an inner place of calm while building strength, flexibility and mindfulness.

Yoga for Kids is open to all kids until 12 years old. This is held every Wednesday from 4:00pm-4:45pm starting 29 August.

Those older than 12 are encouraged to join our 4 week beginner workshop, which is suited for all ages.
More info here:

The Yoga for KIDS classes will offer an exciting and enthusiastic practice that will align body and mind working together.
These classes are perfect for KIDS who are trying to balance the pressure of daily lives.
Here are some of the many benefits of yoga for kids:

~Develop body awareness and coordination.
~Learn how to use their bodies in a healthy way.
~Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation and healthy movement.
~Build concentration.
~Increase their confidence and positive self-image.
~Learn about the benefits of eating healthy in a fun manner.
~learn and understand compassion, honesty, and contentment.
~Feel part of a healthy, non-competitive group.
~Have an alternative to tuning out through constant attachment to electronic devices.

Here’s what your kids can expect to learn in the yoga workshop:

1. Awareness of the breath:
Breathing exercises can energize kids or encourage relaxation and increases focus and concentration while positively impacting their lung capacity.
Stress is naturally reduced and healthy hormones are released.

2. Strengthening and energizing:
Talking about the different muscles used in poses and doing sequences will educate kids on the body, build strength as well as body awareness and coordination.
Bodies that are strong digest food better, maintain a healthy weight and can support the stress of carrying heavy loads, like school books and bags.
Bodies will also breathe better, work more efficiently and protect the more fragile joints.

3. Balancing
Balancing poses increase focus and attention naturally .
They evoke a meditative feeling, and promote stillness and quieting of the mind. This can help kids deal with the stress of living in a chaotic world where constant stimulation is a regular part of life. Also great as a natural ADD remedy.

4. Stretching and lengthening
It’s great for kids to be strong, but a body that’s only based on strength has no way to yield under pressure. Strong muscles without accompanying flexibility can’t move quickly, pulling on bones and joints.

5. Awareness and focus
Yoga gives kids a way to express themselves, build a strong connection between what they hear and what they do. Children that have healthy body awareness are more confident and strong, have better posture, breathe better and have a sense of quiet strength.

6. Flowing, connecting and integrating
When we string poses together, we give kids a taste of what it means to move with ease. It also helps them build the awareness that all our movements are a series of coordinated efforts between muscles, bones, joints and nerves.

7. Meditation and relaxation
Yoga is meditative by nature. So whether a child is holding a balancing posture, sitting in meditation or moving through a series of poses, there’s going to be a calming, soothing quality.

We will meet from 4pm-4:45pm on a Wednesday afternoon.
Cost: R380 per month for the first child, thereafter R320 extra per sibling.

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YOGA and WINE RETREAT

5AC00C7A-CF3B-466B-8B8B-7606E20A78A4Warm up this winter to a hearty winter warmer retreat lead by Roxy Louw. 

Imagine enjoying fire heated yoga in a log cabin, set in the magical Elgin valley. 

Only an hour from Cape Town international airport and the city Centre. 

We will go full glamping, VIP style in fully catered tents for your comfort. 

Offering that extra touch of luxury while still being able to connect with nature.

All tents are permanently set up in an intimate forest, with luxurious and comfortable beds made up for your arrival.

We will enjoy delicious, healthy gut food inspired by Marlien Wright, author of “the Yoga kitchen” who will present a nutrition workshop. 

Her delicious food will be paired with Deetleefs wine cellars best vineyard selection. 

Think Yoga, cozy tents, log cabin, fire, good food, great company and delicious wine. 

For those that want to break away from the retreats activities and enjoy the hikes or mountain bike trails in the area, the option is there.

This is a retreat not to be missed as it will be Roxy’s first retreat in the Western Cape region. 

For more details please contact greenleafvitality@gmail.com

BDB63FD8-8078-4B7C-BF48-19C27CCBFDCBPrice:

R3850 p/p sharing: 
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R4350 single occupancy 

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All inclusive. Except for transfers.

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Sam Barton

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Starting his career as a provincial rugby player in NZ, Sam decided to swap his rugby boots for a yoga mat in his pursuit of self awareness.

After years of experience as an elite athlete and rugby coach, along with his background in the fitness industry running fitness bootcamps in Hong Kong, Sam decided to move to South Africa and open Greenleafvitality with his partner, Roxy Louw.

His leadership skills along with his spiritual approach to life offer the perfect combination to our retreats.

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