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Tue, May 04


Solimar Beach

April :: Yoga + Surf Half Day Retreat (1)

"You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.“ John Kabat-Zinn

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April :: Yoga + Surf Half Day Retreat (1)
April :: Yoga + Surf Half Day Retreat (1)

Time & Location

May 04, 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Solimar Beach, Solimar Beach: Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura, CA 93001, USA

About the event

You guys sold out Octobers event in less than a week so we're excited to bring more of surfing into our 2021 roster.

2020 was undoubtedly a year without a manual. We've were asked to break old habits, surrender, and learn to be comfortable in all the discomfort that's been thrown our way.

On more than one occasion I’ve likened the experience to the ocean... some days we've been catching all the waves and other days we've just been trying catch our breath so we don’t drown.

Yoga has always been what I’ve turned to catch my breath with the ebb and flow of life. Our breath is our only constant; it gives us life and it takes it away. Learning to maintain our breath, maintains our vitality. Our breath more greatly attunes us to the subtle language of our body to move through physical + emotional tension, pain and some may even say illness.

I’d like to invite you even deeper into this practice with me. Spend a morning deepening and enriching your yoga practice while learning to apply it to a new challenge. When we can learn to practically apply the wisdom we learn and FEEL on a yoga mat, we begin to embody this practice and the thousands of years of knowledge it has to support us in our everyday lives.

Join Maxwell Miller + Jessy Raspiller on April 18th, in partnership with Ventura Makos Surf for a 1/2 Day Yoga + Surf Retreat.

We will meet at Solimar Beach for a 60 min morning yoga practice in the sand:

8:30am Yoga in the Sand w. Maxwell (public class offering)

9:45am Intention setting Dharma talk and breathwork

10:30am Surf Lesson w. Ventura Makos (depending on tides day of we will stay at Solimar or pop over to Mondos)

12:15am Final Meditation and Retreat wrap up

What’s included:

Surf Board + Wetsuit Rental + Hands on Instruction

Bring w. You:

Yoga Mat

Towel and/or blanket for under your mat and to dry off with

Water and any snacks

SPF and sun protection

Optional- journal + pen

We invite you to come find a deeper connection to Self but also a community that you can continue to grow and connect with each of these practices. Chartering a lifetime of support, regardless of the quality of the waves.

Please direct any questions to

For those of you with surf expereince wanting to get into the community connection check out our monthly surf meetups.

I look forward to sharing this adventure with you.

Much Love,

Jessy, Maxwell + the Ventura Makos Team

**Please note that Ventura Pop Up Yoga + Ventura Makos have your health at the front of our mind. We will both be adhering to all of our Covid 19 protocols which you can find our individual websites.

**All sales are final. No refunds will be considered as we look to maximize the opportunities for individuals to participate in a limited space event.


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