24 April – 5 May 2017 in Tenerife – Canary Islands

Shamanic Healing & Dance Retreat Retreat will take place at Manantial de Tara – located on a top of a hill, just 4 km away from the nearest town Santa Cruz.

Manantial de Tara offers modest and off-the-grid style shared accommodations: from yurts, bungalows, wooden house and caves.

There are shared baths and toilets and systems for obtaining energy from renewable sources, gardens based on the principles of Permaculture, a system for collecting rainwater and natural water purification for subsequent reuse.

Each day we will provide you an embodied wake up with Osho Kundalini Meditation or iVitalis practice. After you will have an option to experience a dance session or work individually with professional team of health practitioners and artists through your particular personal issue.

We offer health consultations, bioresonance treatments, Ayurvedic, Swedish and iVitalis Massages, Pilates coaching – strengthening the body core muscles, Body in movement consultation, Improvisation & Performance Coaching and AstroStory Telling.

After lunch you will experience deep rest through Yoga Nidra and afternoons you will work on Resolving your recurring mental patterns. The program as well offers 2 Shamanic sounds journeys with 3,5 hours lasting Pearl Sonic Waterfall, Shamanic Journey with Drum & Shamanic Breath Work to bring aspects of self into balance.


  • Get more health in body and mind
  • A place where you can care for yourself without distractions
  • Decompress from the city life and remind yourself about healthy habits for body and mind
  • Restore your mind, body, and soul
  • Go deeper into yourself and your practice
  • Connect to the deep and real you
  • A model for living a healthy lifestyle with food, exercise, and a calm mind
  • Discover cause-effect connections of what is happening in your life
  • Reprogram habitual responses
  • Learn to have, know, and take charge of your own actions, emotions and mind
  • Get skills to break obstacles in everyday life
  • Create your own life by True Self

The retreat is for those who decide to break their major life barrier in this exact moment, opening up to express their power more deeply. Activate your power and discover your true self! This intensive is like a birthing process to rebirth the Self. You will explore Self, listen for information and gain awareness at many levels. You will develop tools and abilities to use for all of your life.



1st DAY – 24 April
Upon your arrival into healing atmosphere of Manantial de Tara we will comfortably accommodate you into yurta or bungalow. You can take a rest at a beautiful open-air lounge and enjoy the view on permacultural garden.

In late afternoon, we will perform a welcoming ritual and you will get to know all like-minded beings that will support your profoundly transformational endeavors in this retreat.

After dining your first vegetarian delicacies, your senses will melt into gentle acoustic sounds of the Atlantic ocean in a distance. Better to pamper yourself immediately with nice and easy-going walk around!

2nd, 3th and 4th DAY – 25-27 April

Imagine waking up really, really early …just to shake your rocky-like being on an open-air platform, surrounded with mountains and ocean and on the catch of the fresh Qi essence in the air….hearing sounds of cocks and barking dogs in a distance…

You’re still not sure if you are dreaming, right?
But yes, you are in the embrace of this divine volcanic island!

And after breakfast, four amazing facilitators will be available just for you to individually discuss and provide insights for currently hot issues that burden you and prevent you to surrender to your inner blissfulness completely.

For those more frisky, Goran & Sandra will welcome you to balance your Body, Mind, Spirit and by opening the senses, you will delve into your first inner dance journey through meditative movement and improvisation practice. Your dancing appetite will awaken….…..

And how about digesting in a unique state of silent & restful alertness instead of heavily lying on your bed and bla-bla-ying? After lunch we will immerse into Yoga Nidra to reduce our tensions and anxieties.

After good rest in afternoons, Neja will invite you to dig deeper into your habits by mirroring your busy- bossy minds…. to get insights into why something is happening in your life and how to relief yourself from repeating behavior that gets on your nerves.

In this first three days there will be plenty of body – mind processing. But no worries, there will be many breaks too!

After all this experiences, you will finish your days, proudly walking around equipped with tools and skills to bring clarity and quality into your everyday existence. You will begin practicing how to have, know and take charge of your own actions. All your why’s and how’ s will be later on constructively discussed in a sharing circle of extraordinary individuals!
Can’t wait to finally meet you!

Breaking free – expressing your true potentials has really begun!!!

5th DAY -28 April

Today is a day of Depart to Los Roques de Garcia ( Teide national park) – forest & vulcano. It is an easy route, ideal for get to know unique flora and fauna of this preserved area. On the way, you might see the “alcaudón” (small birds which love eating insects) and beetles, such as the “pimelia” (small, black and with bellies).

The pumice stone, abundant on the place, is formed when hot lava mixes with water and hardens, resulting in a porous material (perfect for sloughing away dry skin). This type of stone becomes the essence of the plain so-called Cañada de los Guancheros.

All these colors create a contrast with the coppery colors of La Fortaleza, the great mountain that reminded after Las Cañadas collapsed. The green of the canarian pine trees and cedars add the place a fascinating aspect.

Spending morning until late-afternoon there, you will have time for site-specific exploration – with lots of group movement and exploration.

And for sure after first intensive days you will have something to let go from yourself.
As you will deepen your connection with yourself, old habits will begin falling away, to be replaced naturally with rejuvenated body, regenerated mind and refreshed spirit.

You will keep on asking yourself, why did I hesitate for so long?

6th DAY – 29 April
World Dance Day

It’s time to continue with our mornings by focusing our body, mind and emotions and afternoons by releasing limiting beliefs and habits so we can invite unlimited abundance into all areas of our life.
We will finish the day with Dance celebration under the stars!.


7th DAY -30 April
This day is a real treat!
We will drive to nearby excursion – El Puertito Beach for snorkeling and swimming. The ocean has a depth of up to 12 meters here and even turtles can be seen at a depth of eight meters all year round. The terrain is made up of an impressive rocky reef…just impressive and powerful place to spend when you have

Plenty of free time for reflection, rest and fun!

Afternoon, Guillermo, our host at Manantial de Tara, will delightfully lecture on their “Walk towards the Sustainability ” – the story on how this amazing Finca was designed according to the principles of Feng-Shui of the present time.

8th, 9th and 10th DAY – 1-3 May
Journeying together in deep realms of body, mind, emotions, spirit –

we will be diving into breathing and energy exercises, dancing even deeper into meditation… opening our heart and invite in a profound compassion and love for ourselves and others.

It’s been more than a week already –

Your rebirth is starting and you are filling yourself with the core confidence to explore unknown territories!

Stretch your boundaries of what is possible !!

11th DAY – 4 May

Here you are! Starting to fully train your perception (of self, others, group) on physical, mental and emotional level by translating informations gathered through opening the senses (touch, gaze, voice, smell and taste) into movement and dance.

Your old emotions has released and you feel more peaceful and calm. Shhhhhhhh…..the silence is nesting so profoundly inside you….no need to use any more words …

We will finish this day with Pearl Sonic Waterfall & Shamanic Journey – a 3,5 hours long ritual that invites your spirit to travel through unique and profound realms, meeting your power animals on the way, all through means of sounding gong, Tibetan singing bowls, gong, koshi chimes, shakers, bells, rain sticks, frame drum and various percussion.

12th DAY – 5 May
Time to absorb, integrate and share the boost of newly received information and for silent reflection.


You have found your true self and your life purpose, identified and begun dissolving negative habit patterns, and learned how to focus your body, mind and emotions on creating what you truly want in your life.

13th DAY – 6 May

Departure day! We can help you arrange Airport Transport (if you are not staying in Tenerife. Check out is by 11 am. Depending on your travel schedule, you may have time for photos, last minute shopping, and many hugs and kisses!

The team

Neja Zupan
Neja is an international trainer of personal excellence and natural healing specialist. She is the director of the Bisernica Institute and dedicated to self research for more than 25 years. Through her own experience of overcoming the cancer in a natural way, she developed Bisernica’s Holistic Detox retreat (Click here). To read more about Neja: or download the e-book Transformation of the Eagle).

Petr Zupan
iVitalis trainer, Touch for Health Practitioner, Healing with Sound specialist.
“Music accompanies me in different forms all my Life. Singing, dancing and playing on different instruments travel with me through the endless Universe of Sound, Motion and Rhythm. I am researching the magic and the soothing influence of the universal language on well-being, balance of energy state and widening the realization of myself and others. I am walking with Sunshine and Laughter in my hands and in my heart.”

Sandra Anais
Dance ecology, in addition to build a bridge between nature and culture through dance, also aims to expand the perception of contemporary dance practices in spiritual and emotional sense and encourages to revitalize forgotten wisdom of sacred traditions and bring them back in to dance education. It also raises the awareness of the need to transform the man through body work and through revival of poetic discourse and interdisciplinarity within different artistic practices.

Sandra Anais, the culturologist and artist from Slovenia – works, researches and develops programs in the field of dance, which she understands as an interdisciplinary field of artistic, scientific and spiritual practice. She is active as a dancer, teacher, organizer, producer, curator and coordinator of the festivals. She is currently exploring the physical practices of other cultures, embodiment of thoughts, contemporary performative practices and nomadism in relation with urban rituals, new age practices and creation of urban communities / tribes. She studied contemporary dance, contact improvisation, dance improvisation, horton technique, jazz balet for more than 15 years with renowned pedagogues in Slovenia, Great Britain at LABAN, China, Austria and Georgia.

In the field of dance and improvisation she was teaching in Slovenia, India, Indonesia – Bali, Vietnam and Croatia. She is also integrating knowledge of Kundalini & Dynamic Meditation, Dance Movement Therapy, Authentic Movement, Dervish and other practices into dance education. Sandra is also a licensed pilates instructor.

Goran Bogdanovski
An award-winning performer, choreographer, teacher, curator and artistic director. Since 1989, he has worked with over 70 choreographers and directors in many fields of the performing arts. At the same time he was also a soloist at the Slovenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. He founded Fičo Balet in 2000. Since then, he has developed his own style of expression, combining music, light, dramaturgy, technology, text and body.

Until now, he realized numerous dance productions, international research projects, festivals and educational programs. Since 2006 he had an opportunity to pass the knowledge and understanding of dance to more than 1500 participants and groups in a form of classes, workshops, research projects, coaching and mentoring in Slovenia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, Egypt, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan and USA. Teaching methods he use are synthesis of techniques and tools, that he have intensively experimenting with and developed throughout the last 20 years.

Ranging from classical ballet to martial arts, from modern to contemporary dance, from tai chi to kundalini and dynamic meditation, from contact to theatre improvisation and from artistic and therapetic experience he had working in his own creations and collaborations with more than 70 choreographers, directors and teachers in the field of performing arts and healing. His special interests are experimenting through practice on topics like: Improvisation, Choreography, Being present, Group consciousness, Group Dynamic, Artistic Creation, Community building, Audience development, Urban tribalism, Shamanism and Synergy.


FOOD: We will have our local cook, who will prepare for us healthy organic and vegetarian food.

*Individual Sessions with additional payment:

  • Bioresonance body scan testing (scan of your body health) and summary with life guidelines
  • Bioresonance therapy
  • Health consultation and coaching
  • AstroStory Telling: Natal Chart & Solar Return Chart
  • Ayurvedic, Swedish and iVitalis Massages
  • Pilates coaching – strengthening the body core muscles
  • Body in movement consultation and coaching
  • Improvisation & Performance Coaching

* Organizers have the right to change the locations and program activities
* We do not support alcohol and other substances prohibited by law. Smoking reduce the positive effect of the Retreat.

All this NOW for the cost of:

early bird booking – until 17. January 2017
2.350 EUR / shared accommodation

booking after 17. January 2017
2.850 EUR / shared accommodation

There are minimum 14 and maximum 20 spaces for this retreat.

Price includes:
– 12 nights lodging at Manantial de Tara in 3 yurts (Mongolian style), 2 cave rooms & 3 wooden bungalows / shared accommodation for 2-4 people
– 3 meals per day / organic vegetarian (occasionally seafood if wanted)/ tea and coffee
– 9 Resolve limiting beliefs sessions and 1 Transformation mantra
– 8 morning Introduction to Kundalini meditations or IVitalis
– 4 Body-Mind-Spirit & Dance Improvisation sessions
– 4 Opening the senses dance sessions
– 5 Yoga Nidra sessions
– 1 Breath of 5 archetypes session
– 1 Portal of inner consciousness session
– 1 Pearl Sonic Waterfall & Shamanic Journey with Drum
– Visiting Santa Cruz
– Hike to Los Roques de Garcia ( Teide national park) – forest & volcano
– Excursion to Puertito Beach
– Shamanic ritual with 5 elements
– Wi-Fi
– Health Insurance

Price does not include:
– Flight tickets; Your roundtrip airfare from home
– Tenerife (Spain) entry Visa
– Transport from airport to Arafo – Manantial de Tara and back (approx. 48EUR – one way – you can share with other participants or you can also take a bus)
– Personal, medical or trip cancellation insurance
– Other non-included items would include souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, spa services, laundry and tips for your room housekeeper

Other Private Sessions with retreat leaders upon request:
– Bioresonance body scan (2 hours) and summary with life guidelines – 200 EUR, early bird 120 EUR

– Bioresonance therapy – 100 EUR, early bird 80 EUR
– Health consultation and coaching – 80 EUR per hour
– AstroStory Telling: Natal Chart – 90 EUR, early bird 60 EUR
– AstroStory Telling: Natal Chart & Solar Return Chart – 120 EUR, early bird 90 EUR
– Ayurvedic, Swedish and iVitalis Massages – 40 EUR per hour

– Pilates coaching – 60 EUR per hour

– Body in movement consultation and coaching – 60 EUR per hour

– Improvisation & Performance Coaching – 60 EUR per hour

You must arrive into the Tenerife South Airport

We can give you contacts of our friends taxi drivers if you want to be picked up at the airport.

It takes between 20 – 30 minutes drive to Arafo- Manantial de Tara … so make sure to come to Retreat place on 24th. April at 14:00h latest

To secure your space for this retreat all we require is a €450 registration deposit.
The remaining balance can be paid in installments or in full by 17th March 2017

It is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policy.
No one books a retreat with the intention of canceling it, but unexpected events do occur
and we encourage you to purchase Travel Cancellation Insurance to cover any unfortunate eventualities.
Please note that because this retreat has limited numbers, it allows for a more personable, intimate experience.
Our nonrefundable cancellation policy is in place to ensure the highest quality of service and experience for all. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies.
No refunds for arriving late or leaving early is available.
Deposits are non-refundable, unless Retreat is canceled from our side.
We reserve the right to cancel the trip if it is not meeting the trip minimum. If we do so, your deposit and payments will be refunded. Although deposit can be applied to another trip within a one year period.

The final payment must be made by 17th March 2017.
Contact us for any further inquires about our policy.

If you are to participate in this retreat , it should NOT be confused with professional therapy or counseling for specific conditions in your personal or professional life. As a trip participant, you shall agree to be mindful and personally responsible for your own wellbeing during the retreat and if needed, to seek professional & licensed medical treatment in your state/country. We do not provide medical, therapy, or psychotherapy services. What we do is to facilitate conditions and and space for your personal growth


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