An aerial and cultural movement retreat w/ Brittany Naegel (@britsaerialife) in… Thailand!!
The word “Cetnā” in Thai means “Intention”. The steps leading to this retreat began over a decade ago… and as the planning progressed, we kept coming back to the same word, intention. For every intentional step made over the past decade+ has led to this moment.
If you have a love for aerials and have always wanted to explore Thailand, we hope you’ll join us! We’ll be spending the mornings training, focusing on both soft & hard apparatuses (sling & teardrop). Gaining a deeper understanding of how our apparatus moves, how we move and how we move together (of course, there will be spin work!). The afternoons will be spent exploring pieces of Northern Thailand or relaxing by the pool. To top it all off, we’ll be traveling to an elephant sanctuary where we’ll get to fly alongside these incredible beings!!
Thailand holds a very special place in Brit’s heart and she can’t wait to explore and share space in this beautiful place with other aerial movement lovers!!!
Location: Fly Karavek located in Chiangrai, Thailand
Apparatus Focus: Sling & Teardrop Trapeze (soft & hard apparatus, all provided for you)
Prerequisites: Aerial invert required (bent legs okay!). An intermediate knowledge of fabric wraps/skills highly preferred. A yearning for learning, both in aerials and Thai culture!
Pricing: $2700 early bird registration (ends October 1st 2023)
$2900 (after October 1st 2023)
Includes: All accommodations, transportations, excursions, meals and aerial training!
***This retreat will cap at 12 students!! A non-refundable $200 deposit is required to hold your spot. Please email Brit at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about reserving your spot. 50% of payment is due by February 1st 2024, remaining balance is due April 1st 2024. All payments are nonrefundable.***
Some mo details about the retreat…
Accommodations: While at the aerial training space (April 15-19, as the last night we’ll be spending with the elephants) each guest will have their own private room with private bathroom. Queen bed w/ AC.
Transportations: All transportations during the retreat are included in the price. Guests will be picked up on day 1 beginning at 10AM. Choose to be picked up at the Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) or at a hotel in Chiang Mai. Guests will be dropped off at their preferred location in Chiang Mai beginning at 5:30PM on the last day of the retreat. The retreat center is located about 1.25hrs from Chiang Mai.
Meals: We are told we will have local, organic, farm-to-table delicious meals made for us and we CAN NOT WAIT!! **Gratuity is expected and appreciated. Please plan to bring about $100-125 for gratuity payout at the end of retreat for all cooks, drivers, etc.**
Excursions: We have a wonderful handful of excursions planned for guests to enjoy and learn about Thailand. Some examples include visiting a temple, waterfall, etc. All excursions are included in the price. You may choose to par-take or hang and relax by the pool. On the last night of the retreat we’ll be venturing out to visit an elephant sanctuary where we’ll spend the night to meet these gentle giants and end with an aerial elephant sunrise photoshoot to commemorate the trip!
8-11:30AM Aerial Training
2-6PM Excursions / Free Time
Who this retreat is for: For anyone that wants to explore, learn and dive deeper both in aerials and in another culture that may be different from your own.
Who it’s not for: For folks that want to bang out a bunch of new sequences, or feel they know it all and their way of doing things is best.
Instead, let’s dive into the details… be open to different pathways, both culturally and aerially.
Contact BrittanyNaegel@gmail.com to inquire about reserving your spot on this adventure!