Join Cherryl Duncan (Director of Living Yoga and Advanced Certified Jivamukti Teacher), Ryan Ribbink (one of SA’s top surfers) for the 2012 New Years Tribal Yoga and Surf Retreat.
This retreat will take place at Turtle Cove, Tofo, Mozambique.
27th Dec 2012-4th January 2013

The location:
Turtle Cove was first established in 1994 by avid surfer, Nic Tasioulas, who boldly settled in Tofo, Mozambique in those early days. Today, Turtle Cove remains legendary, and after an extraordinary revamp, the lodge offers an exotic ambiance amidst the Palm gardens. Built in a striking blend of Mozambican, Mali and West African architecture, Turtle Cove exudes a charming and warm welcome to travelers seeking the perfect accommodation choice in Tofo.
A cool haven for travelers to enjoy the laid back Latino-Afro rhythm of life in Tofo.Turtle Cove offers:

  • Comfortable accommodation, ranging from chalets to grass huts, dorms and camping
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Superb yoga center
  • Professional surf school
  • Ocean safaris for snorkel excursions and swimming with Whale Sharks.

The Program:
Daily Morning Yoga Class with Cherryl
The day will start each morning with an intensive 2-3 hour Jivamukti asana class focusing on our relationship with the grounding energies in our lives , our connection to the earth and to nature. There will be a strong focus on standing postures as explore our ‘tribal’ roots and the ideas that keep us from evolving and moving forward in our lives.
During the classes you will experience different aspects of Jivamukti Yoga (Asana, Kriyas, Pranayama, yoga philosophy).
Daily Surf Lessons with Ryan Ribbink

The Evening program will run as follows:
Thursday 27th December-
DJ Sandy will be playing a ‘Welcome Set’ in the lounge/bar at sunset where we’ll all hang out and get to know each other a bit better.
Friday 30th December
Wednesday 2nd Januasry 2013
RADICAL Live Music Asana class with Cherryl and Sandy. Radical comes from the route word ‘Rad’ whch means ‘Root” . During this asana class , we will explore what the root causes of all our disease is, and how we can eRADicate them. This class will have a strong African chant focus.

Saturday 29th December
Sunet Kirtan with Cherryl in the Yoga Room followed by African Chants played by DJ Sandy in the Turtle Cove lounge/bar

Monday 31st December
New Year’s Eve Tribal Party at Turtle Cove. Bring a costume that best says “Tribal’ to you and pack in our dancing shoes as we dance the night away.
There will be groovy tunes to get your dancing as well as fire dance performance.

Tuesday 1st January 2013 (No Asana class in the morning)
Join Sandy for a 2 hour Poi workshop at Sunset on the beach.

Wednesday 3rd January 2013
Sunset Meditation with Cherryl in the Yoga Room

The Cost:
Option One (Driving with Ryan from either JHB or Durban)
R7925 per person sharing in Hot Water Chalet
R7525 per person sharing with Cold Water Chalet
R6885 per person sharing in a Non en-suite room (next to new hot water ablutions)

Option Two (Getting there yourself)- Please book your own flights
R 6925 per person sharing in Hot Water Chalet
R 6525 per person sharing in Cold Water Chalet
R 5885 per person sharing in Non en-suite room (next to new hot water ablutions)


  • Accommodation for 8 NIGHTS from 27 December to 04 January 2013
  • 8 Buffet breakfasts
  • 7 x Vegan buffet dinners at Turtle Cove (3 Course Dinners)
  • 1 x Traditional Cultural dinner excursion, which includes the transport into the village and a VEGAN meal with the local community.

Driver and surf coach.
All surfing equipment… Surfboards, leashes, wax ect…

If driving:
A 4×4 vehicle from Durban or JHB airports
All travel costs… Fuel, trailers, vehicle insurance, boarder fees, tolls… etc

Flights: estimate R4362 return flights from JHB.
Overnight accommodation return on driving of R540 per person

SPACE IS LIMITED SO BOOK NOW BY EMAILING for bank details to pay a 50% deposit to secure your place.