LAR: Lisbon Art Retreat

LAR is Portuguese for ‘home’.
It is much more than the house you live in, the ‘casa’. LAR is a feeling of comfort, warmth and well-being, a place to rest and recharge. By offering a pause from the usual rhythm and routine, LAR is a space where you’re invited to find a new flow and tap into your creative energy.

Connecting body and mind through yoga, meditation, creative workshops, visits to the local art spaces and healthy food, LAR allows you to get into a fresh flow by moving your body and inspiring your creativity.

LAR is a home where you recharge to then take on the world afresh.

Hi there, it’s Jule. Nice to meet you!

My favourite word is serendipity: finding valuable things not sought for, making happy discoveries by chance.

Thanks to my curiosity and wanderlust I’ve lived in several places around the world, learning that home is not so much a place but something I carry inside me. Originally from Germany, I’ve now made Lisbon my home. My studies and a good feeling brought me here. The good feeling got confirmed a hundred times over, so I stayed.

My background is in arts management and culture studies, and I have taught yoga for several years. I love yoga and art for the perspectives, inspiration and energy they give me. When I practice yoga and when I make art, I get into a fresh flow that makes me vibrantly feel alive, and I’m present in the moment.

The year 2020 has shown me more clearly than ever the importance of keeping up practices that help to stay grounded, positive and inspired and the power of creativity as a tool for well-being. LAR was born from this.

Holistic Retreats for Creative Well-Being

Yoga and Meditation

Body and mind are each other’s mirror. That’s why we start the day with a vinyasa yoga flow and a little meditation – to relax, refresh and energize body and mind and prepare ourselves for a day of creative activities.

Creative Workshops

Through diverse creative workshops such as live drawing, painting, ceramics and textile art, we explore artistic forms of expression and find that fulfilling satisfaction that we get from making something with our own hands.

Wholesome Food

Our delicious and nourishing meals are the perfect foundation and fuel for this wholesome journey. With healthy, local and vegetarian ingredients, the energy needed for our creative flows is provided.

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