5 rhythms morocco journey
march 04-14, 2020
movement practice w/ Aviya Reches
explore the ancient medina of marrakech
Hike the stunning atlas mountains
surf the waves of taghazout bay
tour essaouira & discover its jewish history
Aviya Reches has been studying the 5 Rhythms™ method for the past eighteen years and teaching the waves level of the map in israel, greece, germany and poland for the past eleven years.
5 Rhythms is a meditation-movement method. Its liberating approach to the exploration of improvised movement and dance that is authentic, inspired and catalytic.
The 5 Rhythms (Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, Stillness) are a map which can take you on an ecstatic journey, opening you to the inherent wisdom, creativity and energy of your body.
Aviya is also a Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis expert; an original and unique method that coordinates movement, breathing and mental concentration. Gyrokinesis stimulates the entire nervous system, strengthens the immune system, activates and oxygenates the internal organs, and awakens the senses.
Aviya has worked with Group management and nutrition counseling for 20 years, Aromatherapy projects, bringing it all to the 5 Rhythms™ pot
starting in the hustle and bustle of the ancient marrakech medina, we will deepen our practice and discover the potential of our bodies as we travel through this magical country, exchange with its beautiful people, and enjoy its stunning sights.
settle in to the boutique Monriad guest house (link)
Unwind & Kick back at our welcome home Dinner
Kick off with a grounding opening circle
practice with a morning gyrokinesis session
get lost in the ancient medina of marrakech
relish in the serenity of jardin majorelle (access fees covered)
hit the road to Essaouira
have a savory lunch at Casa lila riad (link)
get lost in the charming alleys of the medina
Driving time: 2 hrs 32 min
Start the day with a refreshing swim
deepen your 5 ryhtms practice in the hotel’s yoga pavilion
pamper yourself with a special spa treatment (optional)
Say goodbye to marrakech with a yummy moroccan breakfast
transfers to marrakech international airport
kick-start the day with a rich breakfast
explore the jewsih history of essaouira (Access fees covered)
enjoy a delicious dinner on the rooftop of the riad
Surf some of the best waves of the world (optional)
Stretch out your body & soul with a movement-meditation practice
enjoy a movie night under the starry skies
road trip to Paradis plage resort (link) in Imi Ouaddar
unwind with a relaxing 5 rhythms practice
sit around the fire with old & new friends
Driving time: 2 hrs 22 min
hit the road back to marrakech
eat-up an exquisite marrakchi lunch
startgaze at the beautiful spring sky on the rooftop
Driving time: 3 hrs 34 min
Start the day with a movement practice
hike the beautiful atlas mountains & have lunch at a local berber family home
enjoy a delicious dinner in the gorgeous hotel restaurant
learn how to cook a wholesome moroccan meal (optional)
close the trip off with a final movement practice at the riad
take a final stroll in jamaa el-fna square
In a typical lane in the ancient medina of Marrakech, Mondriad IS A BOUTIQUE guest house that maintains the touch & feel of authentic moroccan homes .
Monriad offers an oasis of freshness and tranquility at the heart of the old town. featuring traditional riad details and a charming architectural design, monriad grants its guests a unique experience where time seems to have stopped.
Situated on a stunning white sand beach looking up the atlantic ocean with the mesmerizing atlas mountains at the backdrop, paradis plage resort is a true piece of paradise for all those seeking relaxation, rejuvenation or a bit of pampering.
close to the charming village of taghazout, the hotel has access to some of the best waves of the world. along with water activities, paradis plage offers sensational Yoga & workout pavilions overlooking the beach and three hectares of well-designed tropical gardens where guest can kick-back and unwind under the stars.
dating from the 18th century, Casa lila is a charming riad offering a traquil haven at the heart of the medina in essaouira.
once owned by a famed spice merchant, this ancient residence has been transformed into a serene and intimate guesthouse. Around a bright patio gently tinged with lilac articulate ten individually designed rooms and suites with terraces installed on three levels and a very cozy reading lounge with fireplace and dining room on the ground floor.
Casa Lila & Spa has been published in magazines of art and decoration, for the beauty and the originality of its interiors.
Marrakech old medina tour a-la-sunnysideup
guided tour of jardin majorelle
atlas mountain hike
lunch with a local berber family
jewish history tour of essaouira
welcome home dinner
movement Sessions w/Aviya reches
lululemon 3 mm yoga mats
yoga room in paradis plage
yoga room in monriad
4 nights at monriad guest house
4 nights at paradis plage resort
2 nights at casa lila
group transfers marrakech - essaouira - taghazout
airport transfers (Marrakech airport)
FOOD & drinks
all lunches inc. water, coffee & tea
all dinners inc. Water, coffee & Tea
What’s not included:
International Airfare to Morocco
Private travel insurance (Mandatory)
teacher’s fee (non-israeli guests): €240 up until December 1st 2019, and €270 after that date. for payment processes please contact aviya directly on: email@example.com
Optional activities: cooking class in monriad (€35 fee), spa treatment & surf classes at Paradis Plage (see with hotel)
anything not listed above
PAY €350 Deposit and select accommodation to book your place!
€2,167 per person - Private Standard (Single Occupancy)
€1,964 per person - Shared Standard - Prestige
€1,864 per person - Shared Standard
Good to know
if you need help with finding the best flight options, shoot us an email or whatsapp and we will gladly help!
reserve your spot with a small deposit. This is fully refundable within 7 days.
If you wish to make a direct booking, please email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
For best value price, select 2 px occupancy and we will match you with a same-sex roommate.
guests can choose to pay in 3 installments.
all paid installments are refundable up until 8 weeks before the trip.
Guests can transfer their places to other guests without any cancellation fees.
WHAT TIME DOES THE RETREAT BEGIN AND END?
The retreat will begin at 5 pm on March 4th and end at noon on March 14th.
WHAT AIRPORT SHOULD I FLY INTO/FLY OUT OF?
You should plan to fly into and from Marrakech International Airport.
You will receive an email 3 weeks before the trip with tailored packing details.
DO I NEED TRAVEL INSURANCE?
All guests are required to have their own individual comprehensive travel insurance.
I HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS, ARE YOU ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE FOR THOSE?
Absolutely, all of our retreats offer vegetarian or vegan options. For other restrictions, we will have to check with our partner venues but we are more than happy to accommodate.
DO I NEED A PASSPORT / VISA?
All international travellers to Morocco need a valid passport. American, Canadian, and EU citizens don’t need a visa for tourist travel to Morocco. For all other inquiries, please check online or with your local Moroccan embassy. Here is a link for a quick internet search.
ARE TRANSFERS INCLUDED?
Yes, all scheduled transfers are included.
HOW LONG WILL THE TRAVEL TIME BE?
Day 4 - Two hours and a half drive from Marrakech to Essaouira
Day 6 - Two hours and a half drive from Essaouira to Imi Ouaddar
Day 10 - Three hours and a half drive from Imi Ouaddar to Marrakech.