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BONFIRES ON THE BEACH: A Yoga, Surfing and Sacred Sound Retreat in Nicaragua

Join Amanda Capobianco, Xango Shola and AJ Block and for a weeklong retreat of heart-warming practices on our very own private beach in San Jaun Del Sur, Nicaragua.
Enjoy daily morning yoga designed to deepen our awareness of the governing Astrological Planets and our Chakras for each day of the week. Through an awareness of astrology we can explore how to tune into these energies creating a more harmonious experience in our everyday lives.
Our evening sunset gatherings will take us inward using such tools as yoga, meditation, chanting, singing and breath-work. ALL accompanied by live music and the sounds of the sea.

  • Sacred Fire Ceremonies 
  • Bon Fires on the Beach!
  • Musical Accompaniment and Sacred Soundscapes
  • Voice and Rhythm Exploration Workshops
  • 3 Delicious Vegetarian meals a day
  • Smoothies and Fresh Juices
  • A Private and Quiet Beach
  • Spectacular Ocean Views from Every Room.
  • Transportation to and from the airport (minimum of 4 people required)

Extras (not included in retreat price):

  • Surf Board Rentals
  • Surf Lessons with Incredible Instructors
  • Whale and Dolphin Watching
  • Guided Hiking
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Eco Tours

Triple Occupancy with shared bathroom $1150.00 (6 spots available) $383.00 in 3 payments
Double Occupancy with shared bathroom $1300.00 (2 spots available ) $433.00 in 3 payments
Private Bungalow with en suite bathroom (sleeps two/shared bed) $1400.00 (4 spots available) $466.00 in 3 payments
Payments due by September 15th
Payments can be made here or arranged in person.

Amanda, Shola and AJ are disciples of Maestro Manuel Rufino and active members of the Golden Drum Community and the Initiatic College; where they study and practice the healing ways of North and South native traditions. 

Amanda Capobianco is a certified yoga instructor with over ten years of teaching experience and the founding member of health and healing concierge service Brooklyn Light. She is a drummer, spirit driven song writer, reiki practitioner and an astrological enthusiast.  Amanda has the unique gift of making spiritual practice accessible to anyone. She is the bridge between the new age, ancient age and modern

Xango Shola is a multi-faceted artist and active member of the Golden Drum and the Sacred Arts Research Foundation. Shola's mission is to be in service to the preservation of the sacred traditions of the earth and enrich communities through educational programs and events. She is a song carrier; singing traditional songs from around the world, frame drummer, seamstress and specializes in ceremonial artistry. Shola is the co-founder of Made in Prayer, a collective that empowers communities through the power of creation; hosting educational programs that guide you through prayerful art making. 
AJ BLOCK is a musician, healer and teacher inspired by spirituality and sacred traditions. Predominantly known for his work as director of Didge Project, AJ operates within the intersection of sound and healing. As a Certified Integrative Sound and Music Practitioner AJ works with individuals and groups who seek healing through the didgeridoo, voice, piano, guitar, flute and drums. View AJ’s music and projects at

Earlier Event: October 25
Later Event: November 1
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